GST will not lead to price rise : Nirmala Sitharaman

Chennai | Sunday, Jun 25 2017 IST

Senior BJP leader and Union Minister of State, Commerce and Industry Ms Nirmala Sitharaman today said implementation of the GST regime would not lead to price rise. Speaking at a meeting on G

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Caution over GST, derivatives expiry to affect equities (Market Outlook)

Mumbai |Sunday, 2017 2:15:28 PM IST

Derivatives expiry coupled with crude oil prices and direction of foreign funds' movement are expected to affect the equity charts during the upcoming week.

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GST will make exports more competitive: Commerce Secy

Mumbai | Sunday, Jun 25 2017 IST

Commerce Secretary Rita Teaotia has assured exporters that they would not be adversely affected by GST, and the new tax regime would rather make exports more competitive. The Commerce Secretary

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Traders body to hold 100 GST clinics across nation

New Delhi | Sunday, Jun 25 2017 IST

Traders association Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) today said it will hold 100 GST Clinics across the country to educate its members from July 1, 2017, the day on which the major tax reform

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Don't wait for last day to file returns, cautions GSTN Chairman

New Delhi |Sunday, 2017 2:16:01 PM IST

Despite the GST Council giving a one-month extension in filing returns under the new indirect tax regime, businesses should start uploading invoices much earlier, says Goods and Services Tax Network (

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Manohar Lal describes introduction of GST as good initiative for reform of Indian economy

Chandigarh | Saturday, Jun 24 2017 IST

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal today described the introduction of Goods and Services Tax (GST) system as a good initiative for reform of the Indian economy, which would lead to shrinking of red-t

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All-Party Consultative Group on GST meets in Srinagar

Srinagar | Saturday, Jun 24 2017 IST

The All Party Consultative Group (APCG) constituted by the state Government to evolve a consensus over GST implementation in J&K met here this afternoon. The meeting was held under the chairma

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GST would benefit backward states most : BJP

Patna | Saturday, Jun 24 2017 IST

Bihar BJP today asserted that the new indirect tax regime of Goods and Services Tax would be most beneficial for backward and consumer states like Bihar. Inaugurating a conference cum workshop on

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MSME ministry prepared for smooth GST transition in NE

Guwahati | Friday, Jun 23 2017 IST

Entrepreneurs of North Eastern region have been open to transitions and innovations and the move towards an one-tax regime under GST is expected to be smooth in the region, SN Tripathi, assistant secr

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GST Network to begin accepting fresh registrations from June 25

New Delhi |Friday, 2017 6:45:04 PM IST

The Goods and Services Tax Network (GSTN) portal which has so far only been accepting requests for migration from the current indirect tax regime to the GST system will now start accepting fresh regis

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FINER wants clarity on GST impact on NE industrial policy incentives

Guwahati | Friday, Jun 23 2017 IST

The Federation of Industry and Commerce of North Eastern Region (FINER), an apex industry body of the region, today said it has been persistent in its efforts in pushing the Centre and the State gover

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Kerala to gain through GST: Finance Minister

Thiruvananthapuram |Friday, 2017 5:45:04 PM IST

Kerala will gain from the imposition of GST from July 1, said state Finance Minister Thomas Issac on Friday.

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