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GST on more items to be slashed if revenue increases: Piyush Goyal in Lok Sabha

Goyal said that in the last one year, the GST Council has reduced rates on 384 items and 68 services.

published on : 9th August 2018

As GST collections go up, further rate rationalisation would be possible, says Arun Jaitley

In his first public speech in two months, the Union Finance Minister said GST has helped in boosting direct tax collections in the April-June quarter of this fiscal.

published on : 1st July 2018

GST Council slashes rates on 29 items, mainly handicrafts, to zero per cent

The Goods and Services Tax Council also rationalised the rates of 49 other items, according to Uttarakhand Finance Minister Prakash Pant.

published on : 18th January 2018

Bihar Deputy CM Sushil Modi says 12 pr cent, 18 per cent GST rates can be merged to new slab

Sushil Modi, a member of the GST Council, has suggested it that price tags displayed on items be inclusive of all taxes.

published on : 8th December 2017

Tax revenues need to stabilise before relook at GST rates: Sushil Modi

GST Council member Sushil Kumar Modi today said he is in favour of letting the tax revenues stabilise before the panel considers merger or further rationalising of slabs.

published on : 8th December 2017

New GST rates: From condensed milk to restaurant bills, here is a list of essential items which will get cheaper from today

A number of goods including daily-use products like toiletries and furniture will become cheaper with the revised GST rates for over 200 items coming into effect on Wednesday.

published on : 15th November 2017

Revised GST rates: Over 200 goods to be cheaper from today

Reduced GST rates on over 210 items, mostly consumer goods products, to come into effect on Wednesday

published on : 15th November 2017

Finance minister Arun Jaitley hints at further rationalisation of GST rates

The GST Council, headed by the finance minister, in its last meeting at Guwahati on November 10 had decided to cut rates on around 200 items. 

published on : 14th November 2017

GST rollback is an attempt to influence Gujarat elections, says Shiv Sena

In the party mouthpiece Saamana, Sena chief Uddhave Thackeray has attacked PM Modi criticising the rollback of GST rates.

published on : 13th November 2017

Slashed GST rates: Here is a list of essential items which will be cheaper

Here is a list of 178 daily use items which have become cheaper after the slashing of GST rates from 28 to18 per cent, announced by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley at the GST Council meet yesterday.

published on : 11th November 2017

GST slashed on 178 items of mass consumption to 18 per cent, 50 still in 28 per cent slab

As many as 178 items of daily use were shifted from the top tax bracket of 28 per cent to 18 per cent, while a uniform 5 per cent tax was prescribed for all restaurants, both AC and non-AC.

published on : 10th November 2017

GST Council meeting begins in Guwahati

Friday's meeting is likely to witness the largest shake-up in GST rates since its rollout on July 1.

published on : 10th November 2017

P Chidambaram expects ‘shower of changes’ in GST rates post GST Council meeting

Citing the political tussle in poll-bound Gujarat, Chidambaram claimed that the government was “forced to heed advice of Opposition and experts on flaws in the implementation of GST.”

published on : 10th November 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

Centre did not play Big Brother role in fixing GST rates: Nirmala Sitharaman

She suggested that any State could forego its share of GST if it wanted to lessen the tax burden.     

published on : 8th July 2017