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  1. GST compliance: Govt plans to go easy on businesses till polls - Live Mint - 17th February
  2. Revenue department to set up committee to deal with bogus e-way bills - - The Economic Times - 17th February
  3. Indo-Pak tensions, GST meet & RBI board meet among 5 factors that will steer D-Street in the week ahead - The Economic Times - 17th February
  4. Delayed filing of returns: Rs 4,172 crore late fee collected since GST launch - Indian Express - 12th February
  5. Chennai: Man prepares fake GST receipts worth crores, arrested after huge cache of forged documents found - TimesNow News - 12th February
  6. What’s next in GST: Consistent laws, crackdown on evaders - The Economic Times - 12th February
  7. GST Fraud Alert: With fake companies, fraudsters steal Rs 800 crore! Here's a look at 5 such cases - Zee Business - 11th February
  8. GST shoots up new power bills - Deccan Chronicle - 10th February
  9. On GST Council table: Tax relief for real estate, duty relaxation for exporters - Indian Express - 9th February
  10. Panel backs lower GST for under-construction flats - The Times of India - 9th February
  11. GST entry error proves costly to company - Bangalore Mirror -7th February
  12. GST-hit textile traders begin campaign for Modi - Times of India - 7th February
  13. GST Amendment Does Not Take Away Power Of States To Proceed Against Pre-Existing VAT Liability - Live Law - 6th February
    GST Amendment Does Not Take Away Power Of States To Proceed Against Pre-Existing VAT Liability : Kerala HC [Read Judgment]

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  14. Gujarat Man Arrested For Rs. 177 Crore GST Fraud - NDTV -26th January
  15. Government forms GST appellate tribunal for dispute resolution - The Economic Times - 23rd January
  16. GoM on revenue shortfall to study GST collection on services by states - Money Control - 22nd January
  17. Single rate, fewer exemptions in GST key to boosting India's tax-to-GDP ratio - The Economic Times - 22nd January
  18. Will a composition scheme under GST help the real estate sector? - Money Control - 21st January
  19. Soon, no e-way bill if GST returns not filed for 6 months - The Economic Times - 20th January
  20. 1 step forward, 2 steps back. Is GST going the VAT way? - Live Mint - 17th January
  21. Taxman To Go After Illegal Miners To Check GST Evasion - Bloomberg Quint - 16th January
  22. GoM to look into ‘composition scheme’ for realty under GST - Indian Express - 16th January
  23. E-way bill to be integrated with FASTag to track GST evasion from April - Business Standard - 15th January
  24. GST Council Forms Panel To Aid Real Estate Sector - Bloomberg Quint - 15th January
  25. 9 Facts You Must Know About the New GST Limit of Rs 40 lakh - MoneyLife - 14th January
  26. Companies may soon be able to rectify GST returns for Non-IT errors - The Economic Times - 14th January
  27. Breather for small businesses: GST exemption cap up to Rs 40 lakh - The Indian Express - 11th January
  28. Leonia Resorts CMD Chakaravarthi Raju held for Rs 14 crore GST evasion - The Times of India - 10th January
  29. What to expect from the GST council’s meeting on January 10 - Daily O - 7th January
  30. Ministers propose to shield small units from GST burden - The Times of India - 7th January
  31. Ministerial Panel Approves Disaster Cess For Kerala Under GST - Bloomberg Quint - 6th January
  32. Orders issued against 9 businesses for not passing Rs 560-cr GST rate cut benefits - Live Mint - 4th December
  33. Efforts to offset GST, demonetisation impact on MSMEs a bit late - Live Mint - 4th December
  34. Another round of GST rate cuts? Council to meet on January 10 - Money Control - 2nd January
  35. 23 goods and services to get cheaper from January 1 as reduced GST rates kick in -  The Economic Times - 31st December
  36. Punjab for fewer GST exclusions, higher exemption threshold - The Economic Times - 31st December
  37. GST 2019 Bonanza: These services to become tax-free from January 1; Save money, pay less on many items - ZeeBiz - 30th December
  38. GST evasion worth Rs 38,896 cr detected during April-Oct - The Economic Times - 28th December
  39. The real reason for 28% GST on cement - Live Mint - 27th December
  40. Let’s split the bill: GST Council wants more services unbundled - The Economic Times - 27th December
  41. GST rate slashed on 23 items, more may follow next month - The Times of India - 23rd December
  42. GST Council to meet on Saturday amid rate cut talk, but some states not fully on board - Money Control - 21st December
  43. Kolkata: Mitra hits out at PM for deciding changes to GST rates before Council meeting - Indian Express - 21st December
  44. 3 city businessmen held for Rs 687-cr GST fraud - Mumbai Mirror - 20th December
  45. ACs, Refrigerators, Video Games To Be Cheaper As Centre Preps To Cut GST - NDTV - 19th December
  46. Working to bring 99% items in sub-18% GST slab: PM Modi - The Times of India - 18th  December
  47. Dip in jobs, profits for MSMEs; noteban, GST to blame: Survey - Indian Express - 18th December
  48. Mumbai: Steel co director held for Rs 333 crore GST fraud - The Times of India - 15th December
  49. Cement may become cheaper, GST Council meeting next week - Live Mint -14th December
  50. Companies vanishing act on GST invites taxmen - The Economic Tmes - 13th December
  51. How Congress resurgence in Hindi heartland changes dynamics of GST Council - Business Standard - 14th December
  52. GST evasion worth Rs 12,000 crore detected between April-November - The Economic Times - 12th December
  53. Shaktikanta Das: The man behind GST, note ban now heads RBI - The Economic Times - 11th December
  54. No GST On Sale Of Properties With Complete Certificate: Government - NDTV - 9th December
  55. J&J distributor found guilty of profiteering after GST rate cut - ET Retail - 7th December
  56. Air conditioners, TVs may get cheaper as GST Council likely to slash tax rate to 18% - Money Control - 7th December
  57.  Key points for first ever filing of GST Annual returns - The Economic Times - 6th December
  58. Simplified GST return forms to be rolled out from April 1: Revenue Secretary - 5th December
  59. Keeping it simple: Reconciliation of GST data in 5 steps - The Economic Times - 4th December
  60. Govt clears Rs 91,149 crore GST refunds to exporters - Live Mint - 3rd December
  61. Modi government to change customs duty architecture to boost trade, ease of doing business - The Economic Times - 3rd December
  62. GST: Amnesty scheme likely for ‘nil’, non-filers - The Hindu BusinessLine - 2nd December
  63. Delhi Taxmen Bust Hawala Racket, Seize Rs. 25 Crore From 100 Lockers - NDTV - 2nd December
  64. GST Annual Return And Audit: Complexities Galore - Bloomberg Quint - 2nd December
  65. GST collection drops to Rs 97,637 crore in November - Live Mint - 1st December
  66. GST: Government Extends Deadline For Filing TDS Returns For Oct.-Dec. To January 2019 - Bloomberg Quint - 30th November
  67. Coalgate scam: Former Coal Secretary H.C. Gupta convicted - The Hindu - 30th November
  68. GST on banks' 'free services' may be passed on to customers - The Economic Times - 30th November
  69. Telecom companies want GST on spectrum, licence fees scrapped or refund of input credits - Economic Times - 28th November
  70. Govt extends deadline for GST returns filing for taxpayers affected by cyclones - Money Control - 28th November
  71. GST collection: Couple of highs, but way short of Rs 12 trillion target - Business Standard - 28th November
  72. Demonetisation, GST cost economy Rs 4.75 lakh cr: Amit Mitra - Money Control - 23rd November
  73. Can govt make up for shortfall in GST revenue collections? - Live Mint - 21st November
  74. Revenue department plans linking e-way bill with FASTag, logistics data bank to check GST evasion - Economic Times -19th November
  75. A tax ruling just opened the Pandora's box for India's back offices - Economic Times -19th November
  76. Fake bill racket: GST consultant behind the scam - Indian Express - 16th November
  77. GST fake bill scam: Three held for defrauding more than Rs 200 crore - - Indian Express - 16th November
  78. Over 2 lakh assessees who migrated from VAT regime opt out of GST net - The Hindu Businessline - 13th November
  79. Demonetisation, GST cost economy Rs 4.75 lakh cr: Amit Mitra - Money Control - 23rd November
  80. How Big a Shortfall in GST Revenues Should the Modi Government Expect? - The Wire - 23rd November
  81. Eateries taking service charge face tax survey - Times of India - 23rd November
  82. Can govt make up for shortfall in GST revenue collections? - Live Mint - 21st November
  83. Revenue department plans linking e-way bill with FASTag, logistics data bank to check GST evasion - Economic Times -19th November
  84. A tax ruling just opened the Pandora's box for India's back offices - Economic Times -19th November
  85. Fake bill racket: GST consultant behind the scam - Indian Express - 16th November
  86. GST fake bill scam: Three held for defrauding more than Rs 200 crore - - Indian Express - 16th November
  87. Over 2 lakh assessees who migrated from VAT regime opt out of GST net - The Hindu Businessline - 13th November
  88. More firms battling squeeze in profit margins, finds IIM-A survey - The Hindu Businessline - 13th November
  89. Here's how govt can still meet fiscal deficit target despite GST shortfall - Business Standard - 13th November
  90. CBI vs CBI: SC to hear CVC's report on CBI director Alok Verma today - Business Standard - 12th November
  91. Note ban, GST hit India’s economic growth: Raghuram Rajan - Times of India - 11th November
  92. Haryana Government’s Diktat On GST Credit: Masterstroke Or Harassment Tool? - Bloomberg Quint - 10th November
  93. Finance Ministry issues GST advisory to foreign diplomatic missions, embassies - Indian Express -10th November
  94. GST refunds of Rs 82,775 cr to exporters cleared; Rs 5,400 cr pending as on October 31 - Money Control -  8th November
  95. Couldn’t pay dividend after losses from note ban, GST: Woman held for cheating - Indian Express - 7th November
  96. Builders feel the GST pinch, rush to finish high-end projects - Live Mint - 7th November
  97. 'Illegal raids' by Income Tax, GST officials: Jewellers accuse harassment ahead of Diwali - ET Now News - 5th November
  98. How GST and demonetisation impacted govt finances - Live Mint - 5th November
  99. CIC issues show-cause notice to RBI governor for non-disclosure of wilful defaulters’ list - Live Mint - 4th November
  100. Kerala GST revenue at new high of Rs 18.56 bn against Rs 11.7 bn in Sept - Business Standard - 3rd November
  101. From smart loans to interest subvention of 2% for MSMEs, PM Modi rolls out the red carpet - Economic Times - 3rd November
  102. Haryana tax dept issues circular, asks officers to block input GST credit - Business Standard - 2nd November
  103. GST mop-up tops Rs 1 lakh crore - Money Control - 2nd November, 2018
  104. Rs 100-cr ‘fake GST bills’ by Ludhiana operator - The Tribune - 1st November
  105. Centre, states apportion Rs 32,000 crore IGST in October - Economic Times - 30th October
  106. Evaders beware! Tax sleuths on the prowl as GST revenue shortfall looms - Money Control - 30th October
  107. Revenue Dept to focus on behavioural patterns of taxpayers to improve GST compliance - Money Control - 28th October
  108. GST likely to have 3-rate structure in future: Bibek Debroy - Economic Times -27th October

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