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Petrol, diesel prices not discussed: Arun Jaitley after GST Council meet

Political parties, including Congress, have been demanding that the petrol and diesel be brought under the GST.

published on : 28th September 2018

GST Council sets up GoM to look into Kerala's demand for imposing extra cess in case of disasters

FM Arun Jaitley said the GoM would evaluate all possibilities and present its recommendations in the next few weeks after which another meeting of the GST Council will be called.

published on : 28th September 2018

Kerala's calamity tax proposal on table for 30th GST Council meeting

On August 23, Kerala Finance Minister Thomas Isaac had said that he would approach the GST Council for a cess to finance the relief efforts. 

published on : 28th September 2018

Government's digital incentive scheme faces technology hurdle

The scheme, once implemented, will let customers making payments using Rupay card or BHIM UPI get a cashback of 20 per cent of the total GST amount, subject to a maximum of Rs 100.

published on : 4th August 2018

Next GST council meet: Structural changes, simplified procedures in agenda

New System for filing returns, rationalisation of tax slabs and legal changes of the structure will top the agenda of the GST council meeting  but will skip bringing natural gas under ambit of GST.

published on : 13th July 2018

GST Council meet on May 4, simplifying returns on agenda

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley-chaired GST Council will meet on May 4 to discuss a simpler return form and the amendments required in the indirect tax regime rules.

published on : 25th April 2018

Inter-state e-Way Bill to be rolled out from April 1; Time for GST return filing extended by 3 months

The Council could not decide on a simplified GST return form and entrusted the ministerial panel under Sushil Modi to chalk out a single page form which is simpler and evasion proof.

published on : 10th March 2018

Panel to discuss GST return simplification on February 24

The GoM under Sushil Modi will look at finalising the simplified return filing system on February 24, which will be then taken up by the GST Council on March 10.

published on : 21st February 2018

GST council decisions mean Diwali has come early for us: PM Modi in Gujarat

The GST Council yesterday raised the composition scheme threshold for businesses to Rs 1 crore, which will allow them to pay a tax of one per cent to five per cent.

published on : 7th October 2017

PM Modi, Arun Jaitley put common people into trouble: Congress on GST council meet

The opposition party asserted that the Central Government always rejected Congress' appeal to revise the tax reforms.

published on : 7th October 2017

Here is the list of items for which the GST rates have changed

Union finance minister Arun Jaitley after chairing the 22nd GST council meet of Friday announced a slew of reforms including change in GST rates of several items.

published on : 7th October 2017

GST relief for SMEs, exporters; tax rates on 27 items cut

The minister addressing a press conference after the 22nd GST council meet announced a slew of reforms.

published on : 6th October 2017

GST Council approves e-way bill, cuts textile job levy; Finance Minister appeals to pass on tax benefits

The Council also gave in-principle approval to anti-profiteering measures and setting up of a Screening Committee to check if tax reductions have been passed on to consumers.

published on : 5th August 2017

GST deadlock continues over dual control, high sea taxes issues

Isaac said some States wanted the GST revenue from the highest tax bracket to be shared in 60:40 ratio with the Centre, instead of the present 50:50 sharing.

published on : 4th January 2017