GST Bill

Goa assembly's special session to pass GST Bill

Tue, 05/09/2017 - 09:04

Panaji, May 9, The Goa legislative assembly will sit for a special session on Tuesday to ratify the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Bill, which was passed by Parliament earlier this year.


GST rollout, tackling NPAs to dominate new fiscal

Tue, 03/28/2017 - 11:08

An eventful financial year nears its end on March 31. It was a year of tumultuous ups and downs that witnessed a couple of historic economic moments. The year began with a hopeful resolution of the Greek financial crisis followed by a shocking exit of Britain from the European Union (EU). Post-Brexit, the EU's future was put in doubt and the world braced for its aftershocks. However, the fears did not materialise in terms of any economic upsets and it was business as usual almost immediately.


Hoping to implement GST from July 1: Jaitley

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 11:02

New Delhi, March 22, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Wednesday that the government was hoping to implement the Goods and Services Tax (GST) by July 1 after the enabling Bills get Parliament's nod in the current budget session.


Odisha assembly ratifies GST Bill, 16th to do so

Thu, 09/01/2016 - 15:18

Bhubaneswar, Sep 1 (IANS) The Odisha legislative assembly on Thursday unanimously passed a resolution ratifying the Constitution Amendment Bill on Goods and Services Tax (GST), 2016.


Maharashtra legislature unanimously ratifies GST

Mon, 08/29/2016 - 18:00

Mumbai, Aug 29 (IANS) After a heated debate, both houses of the Maharashtra legislature on Monday unanimously ratified the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Bill, making it the ninth state in the country to do so.


Swamy sharpens attack against GSTN, to write to Shah, BJP CMs

Sat, 08/27/2016 - 22:26

New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) After raising his objections against Goods and Services Tax Network (GSTN), a private company, with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, BJP MP Subramanian Swamy on Saturday said he will now write to party president Amit Shah and chief ministers of BJP-ruled states to oppose it.


Subramanian Swamy asks PM to reconsider private management of GST

Thu, 08/11/2016 - 20:04

New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) Raising objections to involvement of private players in the company formed to manage the accounting and collection of GST, BJP MP Subramanian Swamy has written to the Prime Minister to "have a close second look" in the matter.


GST will end tax terrorism, make consumer the king: Modi

Mon, 08/08/2016 - 18:56

New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said that the Goods and Services Tax Bill was a "very big and important step" towards getting the country rid of "tax terrorism".


Lok Sabha takes up amendments to GST bill for discussion

Mon, 08/08/2016 - 14:24

New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) The Lok Sabha on Monday took up for discussion the amendments to the Goods and Services Tax Bill with Finance Minister Arun Jaitley stating that there was a wide consensus on the legislation.


Modi to intervene during GST debate in Lok Sabha

Sat, 08/06/2016 - 18:20

New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) The government is likely to move the amended Goods and Services Tax (GST) bill in the Lok Sabha for passage on Monday with Prime Minister Narendra Modi likely to intervene in the debate.


GST in Lok Sabha on Monday, Modi likely to intervene

Fri, 08/05/2016 - 20:24

New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) The government is all set to table the amended GST bill in Lok Sabha for passage on Monday with Prime Minister Narendra Modi likely to intervene in the debate.


Amit Shah to meet CMs of party-ruled states on August 27

Fri, 08/05/2016 - 19:52

New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) BJP President Amit Shah has called a meeting of Chief Ministers of party-ruled states in New Delhi on August 27 to discuss implementation of central government schemes and strategy on the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Bill.