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GST can be implemented any time in 2016: CBEC
Financial Express

'GST can be implemented anytime during the year'

Finance ministry on Thursday clarified that missing the April 1, 2016, deadline does not mean the Goods and Services Tax can only be implemented from April 1, 2017. “GST can be implemented anytime during the year, once the Bill is passed. One ... Deccan Herald, 1 day ago
GST can be implemented any time in 2016: CBEC Financial Express, 1 day ago

Modi may speak to Sonia, Rahul to get GST going

The Goods and Services Tax regime is likely to be implemented from April 2016, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had said in Bengaluru in the presence of German Chancellor Angela Merkel two days ago.    So how is it possible, when the Congress is viscerally opposed to the passage of the bill in Parliament?    Modi, it is learnt, has some strategies in mind to overcome this hurdle.  Soon after the Bihar elections are over, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and Parliamentary ...
 Rediff.com2 days ago GST by next year: Narendra Modi  Deccan Chronicle3 days ago Modi plans to roll out GST next year  Business Insider India4 days ago PM Modi hopes GST will be implemented from next year  India TV4 days ago
Franchise India

GST is our top priority says FM

Finance minister Arun Jaitley has said that the Goods and Services Tax (GST) will be a "top priority" for his government. "Our roadmap for the coming months (is that) GST will be a top priority. My bankruptcy code is almost ready, hopefully I'll ...
 Franchise India3 days ago GST to be on 'top priority': Arun Jaitley  India TV4 days ago GST, Bankruptcy Code are Jaitley's top priorities  Rediff.com4 days ago GST to be on 'top priority': Jaitley  The Statesman4 days ago

Report on uniform GST rate by month end

The government panel set up to suggest a uniform rate of indirect tax under the Goods and Services Tax regime will submit its report by this month-end and the roll out of the reform measure is possible any time next fiscal, a senior CBEC official said on Wednesday. CBEC has also suggested to Finance Minister Arun Jaitley to set up consultative bodies in each state in the form of GST Secretariat for better coordination between the Centre and states for the roll out. On the uniform tax rate, CBEC ...
 Rediff.com3 weeks ago

GST can't be a reality without Cong support: Jairam Ramesh

Deflating the claims being made by the government of getting the goods and services tax Bill passed by isolating the Congress, Jairam Ramesh, party spokesperson and Rajya Sabha member, said: “The GST cannot be a reality without the support of the Congress.” The Bharatiya Janata Party-led government and Finance Minister Arun Jaitley have proposed calling Parliament's special session to get the Bill, a crucial instrument in the government’s economic reform agenda, passed. The ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago Conditional GST, says Cong  Rediff.com1 month ago GST Bill's fate depends on government's ability to listen: Jairam Ramesh  The Freepress Journal22 hours ago Congress cannot 'derail' GST, affirms Jaitley  Rediff.com4 weeks ago

Dynamics of calling a special session of Parliament

Govt is mulling a special session to amend the constitution to enable a national goods and services tax. Kavita Chowdhury answers a few FAQs on the complexities The government is mulling a special session to amend the constitution to enable a national goods and services tax. A look at the dynamics involved: The two houses of Parliament have been adjourned sine die but not prorogued. What does this mean? Prorogation means termination of a session of a House by an order of the President under ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago No special sitting on GST; President to prorogue Monsoon Session  Rediff.com1 month ago

With a day left in monsoon session, govt to push for GST desperately

Just in: The government is likely to push for a vote on Goods and Services Tax Bill today despite continuing disruption with one day left in monsoon session in Parliament. The GST will help bring down prices as there will be no tax on taxes, said Finance Minister Arun Jaitley. The government introduced the bill in the Rajya Sabha yesterday even as protests continued from the Congress. The Congress said that the government was trying to cover up slow economic growth by introducing the GST ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago 'We are ready for GST rollout from April 1, 2016'  Rediff.com1 month ago Stasis in the House  Rediff.com1 month ago Stormy monsoon session ends, key legislations delayed  Rediff.com1 month ago

Govt drops plan to recall parliament to pass GST

India's government has given up plans to reconvene a parliament session to secure approval for a common goods and services tax because of lack of political support, the finance minister said on Wednesday, making it harder to meet an April 2016 deadline to implement the reform. The retreat came just as Prime Minister Narendra Modi's administration has been assuring an increasingly sceptical business community that Asia's third-largest economy can withstand global market turbulence and China's ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago Government makes fresh attempt to pass GST bill  Rediff.com1 month ago

Investing in tax-free bonds? Here's a checklist

Among other public service undertakings that are likely to raise money are Indian Railway Finance Corporation and National Highways Authority of India. After a one-year gap, tax-free bonds are back, with NTPC looking to raise up to Rs 700 crore or Rs 7 billion. This is the first issuance this year that is open for the public. There is opportunity for retail investors to lock into yields that will give assured income over a long-term period. The bonds have the highest rating of AAA. Considering ...
 Rediff.com2 weeks ago
Vietnamese Investment Review

PwC posts upbeat global revenues for fiscal year 2015

PwC, a global professional assurance, advisory and tax services firm with expansive network in 157 countries, recently released its Global Annual Review 2015 which indicates the company's strongest revenue growth in eight years to $35 million for ...
 Vietnamese Investment Review1 day ago PwC Global revenues increase 10% to top global rankings  AccountingWeekly.com2 days ago
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