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GST Bill passed: Congress alleges violation of Constitution, says BJP 'misled 'House

New Delhi [India] | March 30, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
With the Lok Sabha passing the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Bill today, the Congress has expressed its disappointment calling the development as a violation of the Constitution.... read..
 

Passage of GST Bill is history in the making, says 'optimistic' Jaitley

New Delhi [India] | March 30, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Striding out confidently from the Parliament after the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Bill was finally passed, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Wednesday said the passage of the bill in the House was history is in the making, adding that the country will wi... read..
 

Revenue Secretary lauds GST Council's hard work in passage of 'four classic legislations'

New Delhi [India] | March 30, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
With the Lok Sabha passing the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Bill today, Revenue Secretary Hasmukh Adhia applauded the GST council members' efforts that led to bearing fruit in terms of four classic pieces of legislations.... read..
 

GST Bill finally passed: A new law for a new India, says PM Modi

New Delhi [India] | March 30, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
The Lok Sabha today passed four key Goods and Services Tax Bills, rejecting amendments moved by the opposition. The Bills are related to Central GST, Integrated GST, UT GST and GST Compensation.... read..
 

Parliament discusses GST, Finance Bill, members voice concerns

New Delhi [India] | March 30, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Lok Sabha took up discussion on the four bills related to GST: Central GST, Integrated GST, Union Territory GST and GST (Compensation to States) Bills. During the debate, members across political parties raised several concerns regarding the roll out of t... read..
 

Lok Sabha takes up GST bills for debate (Lead)

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2017 1:15:05 PM IST
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Wednesday moved four GST Bills for consideration and passage in the Lok Sabha, which then took them up for discussion.... read..
 

Jaitley moves four GST Bill for consideration in Lok Sabha

New Delhi [India] | March 29, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Wednesday moved the four Goods and Services Tax (GST) Bill in the Lok Sabha for consideration.... read..
 

GST bill to be discussed in Lok Sabha today

New Delhi [India] | March 29, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
The Lok Sabha will take up Goods and Services Tax (GST) Bill for discussion and passage today.... read..
 

Jaitley moves GST bills for passage in Lok Sabha

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2017 1:15:04 PM IST
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Wednesday moved the four GST Bills for consideration and passage in the Lok Sabha.... read..
 

Revolutionary GST bill will ensure free movement of goods across the country: Jaitley

New Delhi [India] | March 29, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Wednesday called the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Bill revolutionary, saying it will benefit all with the free movement of goods across the country.... read..
 

Lok Sabha takes up GST bills for debate (Second Lead)

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2017 2:45:05 PM IST
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Wednesday moved four GST Bills simultaneously for consideration and passage in the Lok Sabha.... read..
 

Govt asks industry to work for July 1 roll out of GST

New Delhi | Wednesday, Mar 29 2017 IST
India Inc should work for the July 1 roll out of the Goods and Services Tax, which would take the country into "very exciting phase" of tax administration, Finance Secretary Ashok Lavasa said today. Addressing an ASSOCHAM Managing Committee meeting here, ... read..
 

Lok Sabha passes all four GST Bills (Roundup)

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2017 11:45:33 PM IST
India moved a step closer to becoming a unified market in line with the federalist vision of the architects of its Constitution with the passage in Parliament on Wednesday of the GST Bill, which extends pan-India except to Jammu and Kashmir for now.... read..
 

Lok Sabha passes GST bills paving way for 'One Nation One Tax Regime'

New Delhi | Wednesday, Mar 29 2017 IST
Lok Sabha today passed the Goods and Services (GST) bills to pave the way for having 'One Nation One Tax' which is going to be in place from July 1, 2017. The bills were passed by voice votes negating all amendments moved by the opposition members. Earlie... read..
 

UPA brought in GST, delay in implementing led to Rs 12 lakh cr loss: Moily

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2017 2:45:05 PM IST
Senior Congress leader M. Veerappa Moily on Wednesday said the BJP put hurdles in the way of implementing the GST bill when the UPA was in power, which has led to loss of Rs 12 lakh crore.... read..
 

Goods will become cheaper with GST: Jaitley

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2017 11:45:14 PM IST
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Wednesday said goods may become "slightly cheaper" once all other taxes are removed after implementation of the Goods and Service Tax.... read..
 

Jaitley places GST Bill for debate in LS, says it's beginning of first federal experiment

New Delhi | Wednesday, Mar 29 2017 IST
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today placed the four GST bills for discussion in the Lok Sabha, stating that it was a beginning of the country's first federal experiment in which both the states and the Centre had pooled in their sovereignty to operate on... read..
 

Anti-profiteering clause of GST is harsh, severe: Congress

New Delhi [India] | March 29, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Congress MP Veerappa Moily on Wednesday alleged that the anti-profiteering clause of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Bill is excessively harsh and severe and should not be taken lightly.... read..
 

Lok Sabha passes all four GST Bills (Lead)

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2017 11:45:24 PM IST
The Lok Sabha on Wednesday passed the much-awaited Central Goods and Services Tax (GST) Bill, Integrated GST Bill, Compensation GST Bill and Union Territory GST Bill 2017, after negating all the amendments put forward by the Opposition.... read..
 

Lok Sabha passes all four GST Bills

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2017 11:45:19 PM IST
The Lok Sabha on Wednesday passed the much-awaited Central Goods and Services Tax (GST) Bill, Integrated GST Bill, Compensation GST Bill and Union Territory GST Bill 2017, after negating all the amendments put forward by the Opposition.... read..
 

ClearTax introduces online training program on GST for CAs, taxation experts

New Delhi [India] | March 28, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
India's largest Income Tax returns e-filing and enterprise compliance service provider ClearTax on Tuesday launched its GST e-learning kit to educate the business community and make over 2.5 lakh CAs and Tax Return Preparers GST-ready and help them serve ... read..
 

Jaitley hopes GST bill will be passed through consensus

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2017 2:45:04 PM IST
Describing the Goods and Services Tax (GST) bill as "revolutionary", Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Tuesday hoped all the political parties would pass the related bills through consensus in the current session of Parliament.... read..
 

Jaitley hopes GST Bill will be passed through consensus (Lead)

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2017 7:15:04 PM IST
Describing the Goods and Services Tax (GST) bill as "revolutionary", Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Tuesday hoped all the related bills would be passed with consensus in the current budget session of Parliament.... read..
 

Congress to move amendments to GST bills on Wednesday

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2017 11:15:04 PM IST
The Congress party will move amendments to the Goods and Services Tax (GST) bills on Wednesday, as it has concerns about some clauses in the bills and the manner of tabling those in Parliament, said a party leader on Tuesday.... read..
 

Petroleum products will come under GST: Pradhan

New Delhi |Monday, 2017 10:15:04 PM IST
Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Monday pitched for petroleum products to be included in the purview of the Goods and Services Tax as the GST Bills were tabled in Parliament.... read..
 

GST Bill to be discussed in Lok Sabha on March 29

New Delhi [India] | March 27, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
The discussion on the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Bill will be held on March 29 in the Lok Sabha.... read..
 

Jaitley introduces four GST bills in Lok Sabha (Roundup)

New Delhi |Monday, 2017 9:15:04 PM IST
India moved a step closer to becoming a unified market in line with the federalist vision of the architects of its Constitution with the tabling in Parliament on Monday of the GST Bill, which extends pan-India except to Jammu and Kashmir.... read..
 

Jaitley introduces four GST bills in Lok Sabha

New Delhi |Monday, 2017 2:15:05 PM IST
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Monday introduced the Central Goods and Services Tax (GST) Bill 2017 and three other bills related to the Goods and Services Tax in the Lok Sabha.... read..
 

Jaitley introduces four GST bills in Lok Sabha (Lead)

New Delhi |Monday, 2017 3:15:05 PM IST
Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Monday introduced the Central Goods and Services Tax (CGST) Bill, 2017, along with three other GST bills in the Lok Sabha.... read..
 

Central GST Bill to apply pan-India except J&K for now

New Delhi |Monday, 2017 7:15:04 PM IST
India moved a step closer to becoming a unified market in line with the federalist vision of the architects of its Constitution with the tabling in Parliament on Monday of the GST Bill, which extends pan-India except to Jammu and Kashmir.... read..
 

PM Modi to chair Cabinet Meeting reviewing GST Bill

New Delhi [India] | March 27, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday will chair a Cabinet Meet to mainly review the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Bill, for which four supporting bills were presented in Parliament today by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley.... read..
 

Jaitley tables Central GST Bill in LS

New Delhi (India) | March 27, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Monday tabled the Central Goods and Services Tax (GST) Bill 2017 in the Lok Sabha.... read..
 

Govt. looks forward to consensus on GST

New Delhi [India] | March 27, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Looking forward to a consensus on the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Bill, Union Parliamentary Affairs Minister Ananth Kumar on Monday expressed hope that the above legislation is passed in the ongoing Budget Session of Parliament.... read..
 

GJF in dialogue with government for solution in GST regime

Kolkata |Monday, 2017 4:45:04 PM IST
The All India Gem and Jewellery Trade Federation, which has proposed a 1.25 per cent tax rate on gems and jewellery products under the GST regime, is in dialogue with the government to resolve its concerns.... read..
 

FM approves re-organisation of CBEC for implementation of GST

New Delhi [India] | March 25, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday approved the re-organization of the field formations of the Central Board of Excise and Customs (CBEC) for the implementation of Goods and Services Tax (GST).... read..
 

CBEC to be renamed, reorganised for GST regime (Lead)

New Delhi |Saturday, 2017 6:45:04 PM IST
The Central Board of Excise and Customs (CBEC) will be reorganised for the implementation of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) system and renamed the Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (CBIC) following parliamentary approval.... read..
 

CBEC to become CBIC for GST

New Delhi | Saturday, Mar 25 2017 IST
Reorganisation of the field formations of the Central Board of Excise & Customs (CBEC) for the implementation of Goods & Services Tax (GST) has been approved by the Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley. The existing formations of Central Excise & Service ... read..
 

CBEC to be renamed, reorganised for GST regime

New Delhi |Saturday, 2017 2:15:04 PM IST
The Central Board of Excise and Customs (CBEC) will be reorganised for the implementation of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) regime and will be renamed the Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (CBIC) following Parliamentary approval.... read..
 

FBMI for no differentiation in GST rates

New Delhi | Friday, Mar 24 2017 IST
Extending mammoth support to the government in transforming the indirect regime through Goods and Services Tax (GST), the Federation of Biscuit Manufacturers of India (FBMI) today said it does not endorse differentiation in GST rates within biscuits as al... read..
 

Service tax dept to organise awareness run on GST

Chennai | Friday, Mar 24 2017 IST
The Chennai Service Tax department would organise a GST RUN at Elliot's Beach in the city on March 26. The objective of the event was to create an awareness among existing Central Excise and Service Taxpayers on the urgent need to migrate to Goo... read..
 

GST will lift barriers, make exports more competitive: Sitharaman

New Delhi |Thursday, 2017 4:45:05 PM IST
With a unified pan-India market slated to become a reality through implementation of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) from July 1, the removal of octroi barriers between states would help make exports more competitive, Commerce Minister Nirmala Sitharaman... read..
 

Petroleum under GST, but will apply after states agree: Jaitley

New Delhi |Thursday, 2017 6:45:06 PM IST
Petroleum products, which will be within the purview of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) slated to be implemented from July 1, would, however, continue to be taxed as per the current taxation regime until the GST Council agrees on applying GST to these pr... read..
 

Migration to GST urged, help desk operating in Central Excise offices throughout state

Kolkata | Wednesday, Mar 22 2017 IST
The Central Board of Excise and Customs (CBEC) organised a GST Outreach Seminar in the city today. Speaking on the occasion, Chief Commissioner of Central Excise, Kolkata Zone appealed to all existing central excise/service tax assessees to migrat... read..
 

GST Bill to be tabled in LS tomorrow

New Delhi [India] | March 23, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
The Goods and Services Tax (GST) Bill to be tabled in the Lok Sabha tomorrow.... read..
 
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