January 21, 2020 12:36 pm
Budget 2020 is keenly awaited at a time when consumer spending is low and retail inflation is increasing. Here's what it can do to boost consumer spending.
January 19, 2020 1:58 am
“Discussions were held on what would be the formula to restore it. Those would continue in the next meeting. Law department would also explain the legal position of the fund settlement,” a state finance minister said.
January 09, 2020 8:47 am
The tradition of deciding by consensus has been broken, and the Council could now see voting on other issues as well. What are the rules of voting, and can the Centre’s view be defeated by states?
January 05, 2020 3:40 pm
Given the ongoing shortfall in GST collection and uncertainty associated with revenue on account of SGST collection, many states have approached the 15th Finance Commission for possible extension of the GST compensation period by another three years, i.e. up to 2024-25.
January 03, 2020 1:13 am
In the first meeting in November, presentations were made on different issues such as refund disbursement by a single authority, new return system and e-invoicing.
January 02, 2020 12:09 pm
Govt looks at land monetisation, other measures to shore up revenue
January 02, 2020 10:36 am
A rise for the second month in a row in GST collections indicates improvement in revenue growth and a higher compliance due to enforcement of more anti-evasion measures and a cap on input tax credit.
January 02, 2020 4:29 am
Barring four states/Union Territories, rest 33 states/UTs have posted a double-digit growth in gross GST revenue collections from domestic sales, significant at a time when the overall slowdown has affected the tax revenue growth for both direct and indirect taxes.
January 01, 2020 9:51 pm
Of the gross Rs 1,03,184 crore last month, CGST is Rs 19,962 crore, SGST is Rs 26,792 crore, IGST is Rs 48,099 crore (including Rs 21,295 crore collected on imports) and Cess is Rs 8,331 crore (including Rs 847 crore collected on imports), an official statement said.
December 25, 2019 4:53 pm
Currently, there are four GST rate slabs -- 5 per cent, 12, per cent, 18 per cent and 28 per cent. Several items fall in exempt category or nil duty. Besides, cess is also levied on five goods.
November 29, 2018 11:22 am
Thousands of farmers from across the country have taken to the streets. ‘Dilli chalo’ is their slogan. What do they want? And is agrarian distress this government’s biggest problem? Harish Damodaran explains.
November 26, 2018 6:37 pm
Bengal FM Amit Mitra talks about demonetisation, the problems with GST, failing Centre-state relations, the need for protecting and building institutions such as the RBI and CBI, investments in the state, and what the BJP “doesn’t get about Bengal".
November 08, 2018 8:52 am
Two years on, we look at how demonetisation (and GST) had an adverse impact on micro, small and medium enterprises or MSMEs. Here are some of the concerns that MSMEs are dealing with.
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