• GST Council recommends reduced tax rates
GST Council recommends reduced tax rates.
19 Jan, 2018. \\ Business.

The Goods and Services (GST) Council on Thursday has reduced the tax rate on 29 goods and 53 categories of services by bringing them in lower category. The Council also recommended issuance of certain...

  • GST may have fewer slabs in future, says Chief Economic Adviser
GST may have fewer slabs in future, says Chief Economic Adviser.
27 Nov, 2017. \\ Business.

Chief Economic Adviser (CEA) to the Government of India, Arvind Subramanian has said going forward the Goods and Services Tax (GST), may have fewer rates by “collapsing” 12 per cent and 18......

  • Product prices slashed by FMCG companies to pass on GST benefits to customers
Product prices slashed by FMCG companies to pass on GST benefits to customers.
22 Nov, 2017. \\ Business.

Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) companies including ITC, Dabur, HUL and Marico, have announced that they have slashed prices of various products to pass on the benefits of the GST rate reduction to ...

  • GST council lowers GST of 178 items
GST council lowers GST of 178 items.
11 Nov, 2017. \\ Pratidin Exclusive.

The GST (Goods and Services Tax) Council has announced major changes in reducing tax rate on a wide range of products. The Council decided to reduce the tax rate on 178 of the current 228 items from 2......

  • Consumer product makers praise GST Council’s decision to lower tax on 177 items
Consumer product makers praise GST Council’s decision to lower tax on 177 items.
11 Nov, 2017. \\ Business.

Consumer product makers like Hindustan Unilever Limited and Patanjali have hailed the GST Council’s decision to lower tax rates on commonly used items and said the benefits will be passed on to ...

  • GST council meeting in Guwahati: Council lowers GST from 28 to 18 percent on 177 items
GST council meeting in Guwahati: Council lowers GST from 28 to 18 percent on 177 items.
10 Nov, 2017. \\ Assam Trending.

GST council headed by Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Friday decided upon reducing Goods and Services Tax (GST) on 177 items out of 277 items falling under 28% slab during a GST council meeting......

  • Full GST council headed by Arun Jaitley to meet in Guwahati today
Full GST council headed by Arun Jaitley to meet in Guwahati today.
10 Nov, 2017. \\ Assam Trending.

The full GST council headed by Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley will meet today in Guwahati. The council will review the impact of the new tax regime in the first quarter of its implementation. ...

  • Diwali arrived a fortnight before time, says PM Narendra Modi
Diwali arrived a fortnight before time, says PM Narendra Modi.
8 Oct, 2017. \\ Pratidin Exclusive.

After the GST Council announced several relief measures for small and medium businesses; Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said Diwali had arrived early for the people of the country. Prime Min......