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Wednesday, December 11, 2019

GST council


Opposition states on GST: Rs 50,000 cr cess lies unutilised, pay us immediately

December 05, 2019 9:46 am

The meeting with Sitharaman comes days after the GST Council informed states that the GST and compensation cess collections in the last few months had become a “matter of concern”.

What state needs is resetting of priorities and restoring of credibility

December 05, 2019 10:33 am

The real problem is not the absence of big bang reform. It is the misdiagnosis over what our priorities should be and where scarce governance resources need to be deployed.

Express daily briefing: Govt likely to clear Citizenship Amendment Bill today; Kerala’s ISIS connection; and more

December 04, 2019 9:16 am

From Sundar Pichai replacing Larry Page as CEO of Alphabet Inc, the parent company of Google to the suspension of a UP clerk for Quran recitation in SDM court, here are the top news today

Letter sent to states: GST Council rings first alarm bells on revenue

December 04, 2019 11:56 am

The GST Council is a Constitutional body chaired by the Union Finance Minister and comprises the Minister of State for Finance/ Revenue and finance ministers of all states. It makes recommendations on all important issues related to the Goods and Services Tax.

PM Economic Advisory Council: Need to set up GST Council-like body for public spending

August 19, 2019 6:42 am

The Prime Minister’s Office and the Finance Minister have been meeting various stakeholders over the last week to discuss the slowdown which is adversely impacting various sectors now.

Boost for electric vehicles: GST Council trims tax on electric cars, chargers to 5%

July 28, 2019 6:59 am

The changes would be effective from August 1. The reduced GST rates for electric vehicles (EVs) are estimated to lead to an annual revenue loss of around Rs 60 crore, officials said.

Govt to reduce GST rate on electrical vehicles, EV chargers

July 27, 2019 4:23 pm

After considering the promotion of electric vehicles in the Union Budget, the government has been urging states to promote eco-friendly vehicles in an effort to curb rampant pollution afflicting most of the major cities.

GST Council to decide on tax cut on EVs this week

July 21, 2019 5:19 pm

The Council, which has state finance ministers as members, in its meeting last month, had referred the issue relating to Goods and Services Tax (GST) concessions on electric vehicle, electric chargers and hiring of electric vehicles, to an officers committee.

Sanitaryware industry urges govt to cut GST, encourage hygiene

July 03, 2019 3:48 pm

"The manufacturers have therefore requested to the GST council to lower the rates from the current 18 percent to 5 percent and help improve sanitation levels in the country," the director of Indian Council of Sanitaryware Manufactures said.

GST Council may give 1-year extension to anti-profiteering authority

June 16, 2019 11:20 am

The Council will also take a call on setting up a combined bench for all north-eastern states as well as one bench to deal with appeal cases in six Union Territories -- Chandigarh, Puducherry, Lakshadweep, Daman and Diu, Dadra and Nagar Haveli, and Andaman and Nicobar Islands, the official said.