Archived links to external articles - 2018

  1. From GST shortfall to MSP hike, Jaitley's fiscal promise faces many hurdles - Business Standard - 18th September
  2. Streamlining of GST compliance fast becoming a long row to hoe - Live Mint - 17th September
  3. Relief for dealers seeking credit on year-old stock - Times of India - 16th September
  4. TDS/TCS provisions under GST to come into effect from Oct 1 - Money Control - 13th September
  5. YES Bank evaded Rs 330 mn tax via 'cut and pay' scheme: GST authority - Business Standard - 13th September
  6. 1.3 lakh defaulters, but UP second in GST collection - Times of India - 13th September
  7. No end to woes of solar power producers amid GST uncertainty - Live Mint - 13th September
  8. Government sets up office of GST Commissioner (Investigation) to deal with tax evasion - Money Control - 12th September
  9. Alarmed by falling revenue, FinMin looks at yet more GST tweak - Economic Times - 10th September
  10. Suppliers liable to pay penalty for not passing GST rate cut benefits: NAA - Economic Times - 10th September
  11. CA, two businessmen arrested for GST fraud - Times of India - 7th September
  12. In a first, Karnataka Taxmen arrest two Bengaluru businessmen in GST related fraud - Economic Times - 7th September
  13. Cost of Compliance under GST goes up by 2X for taxpayers - Economic Times - 7th September
  14. Centre planning to cut GST slabs to two from the present five, says top tax official - Economic Times - 7th September
  15. GST effect? Hundreds of thousands laid off despite growth - Economic Times - 6th September
  16. Finance Ministry simplifies GST refund claim process for businesses - Economic Times - 5th September
  17. Government notifies new annual return form for GST - Economic Times - 5th September
  18. GST authorities get their act together to plug gaps - Econimic Times - 4th September
  19. Companies not passing benefits of GST cut to customers, govt plans to hike penalty - India Today - 4th September
  20. ‘Missing’ service tax credit in GST update worries companies - Economic Times - 3rd September
  21. GST on RTI: Applicant asked to pay Rs 7 tax for information in Madhya Pradesh - Economic Times - 2nd September
  22. GST: A circular that could lead to turf war between states and centre - Economic Times - 1st September
  23. GST mop-up drops to Rs 93,960 crore in August - Economic Times - 1st September
  24. Income tax returns filed till Aug 31 rises 71%, shows greater compliance: Finance ministry - Money Control - 1st September
  25. Income Tax returns 2018: Deadline is today, here’s what happens if you miss it - Indian Express - 31st August
  26. Income Tax Return Due Date Extended For Assessees In Kerala - NDTV Profit - 28th August
  27. GST Annual Return: Everything you need to know about the format, eligibility & rules around GSTR 9 - Economic Times - 28th August
  28. Three American cos directly involved in Nirav Modi-led PNB fraud: US probe - Business Standard - 27th August
  29. Income-tax scrutiny all set to go electronic - The Hindu Business Line - 26th August
  30. Shhh! No more chirping over GST issues on Twitter - Economic Times - 25th August
  31. Kerala flood relief: Money donated to these funds, trusts can get you 50%, 100% tax benefit - Economic Times - 24th August
  32. Niti Aayog suggests slashing import duty, GST rate on gold - Economic Times - 24th August
  33. Jeremy Corbyn's speech on media reform, tech tax and fake news (full) - You Tube Video - 23rd August
  34. Freebies may be freed of GST payment burden - Economic Times - 23rd August
  35. FMCG promotions to rise on GST tweak - Economic Times - 1st August
  36. GST evasion worth Rs 3,026 crore detected in 1 year: Government - Economic Times -31st July
  37. Amending the GST law: Let the numbers speak - Live Mint - 29th July
  38. MNCs cite vague reasons for not passing on GST rate cut benefit - Money Control - 29th July
  39. What is the GST rate cut all about? - The Hindu - 28th July
  40. Domino's Pizza gets notice for not passing on GST benefits - Business Today - 28th July
  41. These eight home appliances are now cheaper by 7-10% after GST rate cut - Money Control - 28th July
  42. 28% GST slab being phased out: Arun Jaitley - Economic Times - 28th July
  43. Jaitley sees GST rate cut on cement, ACs, TVs with rise in revenue - Ecnomic Times - 27th July
  44. Companies to cut prices of washing machines, fridges, small appliances by 7-8% post GST cut - Economic Times - 27th July
  45. GST slab of 28% may become virtual "hollow shell" in year or so, says CEA - Economic Times - 25th July
  46. Zero GST on sanitary napkins will not reduce prices - India Today - 25th July
  47. It could be end of road for permits and inspector raj - Economic Times - 24th July
  48. GST return filing simplified: All you need to know - Economic Times - 23rd July
  49. GST Council meeting almost disowns the 28% peak rate; can 18% be the default tax levy going forward? - First Post - 23rd July
  50. Why government should continue with 4-rate structure for GST - Economic Times - 21st July
  51. National GST appellate tribunal on anvil, Council to decide on July 21 - Economic Times - 19th July, 2018
  52. GST Council likely to cut tax on 30-40 items across multiple slabs in Saturday meet - Money Control - 19th July, 2018
  53. GST Council to decide when GST can be levied on petroleum products: Government - Economic Times - 18th July
  54. GST tax rate cuts likely: Here is what will get cheaper and expensive - Zee Business - 17th July
  55. Local beverage firms in the net for evading GST - Money Control - 17th July
  56. CBIC to organise third edition of GST refund fortnight from July 16-30 - Economic Times - 16th July
  57. Infosys-built data analytics helps GoM decipher GST defaulters: Sushil Modi - Economic Times - 14th July
  58. One Year Of GST: Why Are Taxpayers Being Denied Transition Credit? - Bloomberg Quint - 13th July
  59. Steel secretary says strong need to rationalise royalty, offset input cost in GST - Money Control - 13th July
  60. States slip on fiscal targets on farm loan waivers, GST: RBI - Economic Times - 12th July
  61. GST: Panel Of Ministers Mulls 1% Cess On Luxury Items, Tobacco To Help Farmers - Bloomberg Quint - 11th July
  62. GST Council to consider rate cut on items with low revenue impact on July 21 - Economic Times - 11th July
  63. India can't have single rate GST, 3-slab structure possible: Arvind Subramanian - Economic Times - 11th July
  64. GST law amendment: Some writ pleas may be recalled - Economic Times - 11th July
  65. Government proposes changes to GST law - Times of India - 10th July
  66. IIM-Ahmedabad Seeks Ministry's Help To Resolve 52 Crore GST Notice Issue - NDTV - 9th July
  67. GST Council to take final call on reverse charge; GoM for deferment of digital payment incentives - Money Control - 9th July
  68. GST panel recommends no extra tax incentives for digital transactions - Economic Times - 8th July
  69. GST Council to discuss annual return forms on July 21; experts expect reconciliation with ITR - Money Control - 8th July
  70. Funds for tenants in redevpt plan to attract GST: Tax body - Times of India - 8th July
  71. Technology, not people, led to GST disruption, says Hasmukh Adhia - Business Standard - 6th July
  72. ‘Petro products could enter GST in stages’  - The Hindu - 6th July
  73. GST created disruptions in state, can't have another one: Kerala Fin Min - Business Standard - 6th July
  74. GST credits taken by tech companies under taxman’s lens - Economic Times - 5th July
  75. Five structural reforms govt must bring to clear the way for GST bandwagon; tax framework is too control-oriented - First Post - 4th July
  76. GST: India's big tax reform paying off, but budget hole fears stay - Economic Times - 3rd July
  77. Nowhere to hide as GST data unearths tax leakage, fraud - Economic Times - 2nd July
  78. Will getting petrol & diesel under GST lower prices and the options before the government - Economic Times - 2nd July
  79. Buyers find ways to avoid steep GST on flats being built - Times of India - 2nd July
  80. GST may not be the best in class, but it is far better than the earlier system - Economic Times - 1st July
  81. GST has divided Surat: While textile languishes, diamond trade unaffected - Economic Times - 1st July
  82. Happy with receipts, govt hints at GST cut - Times of India - 1st July
  83. GST evasion: Over 200 companies under lens after data mining - Economic Times - 30th June
  84. Good news: More GST rate cuts are coming - Economic Times - 29th June
  85. Traders urge Finance Ministry to review GST-related issues - Money Control - 28th June
  86. From 36 returns a year to 12, GST taxpayers look forward to simplified filing forms - Economic Times - 28th June
  87. To simplify GST, 28 per cent tax slab has to go: CEA Arvind Subramanian - Indian Express - 28th June
  88. Rs 2,000 crore GST evasion unearthed in 2 months - Economic Times - 27th June
  89. GST provisions on TDS/TCS, reverse charge mechanism deferred by 3 months - Economic Times - 26th June
  90. Council to decide on inclusion of natural gas, ATF in GST: Hasmukh Adhia - Economic Times - 26th June
  91. Govt plans major GST overhaul after identifying 180 issues: Report - Money Control - 26th June
  92. GST impact: Going gets rough for Surat's diamond, textile traders - Economic Times - 25th June
  93. GSTN designing tools for taxmen to analyse data to check evasion - Economic Times - 24th June
  94. Taxpayer panic to fulfill GST criteria, as I-T dept asks to submit documents in 7 days - ZeeBiz - 24th June
  95. GST fails its biggest promise of economy formalisation: HSBC - Economic Times - 22nd June
  96. CESA complains to revenue secretary as GST officials receive abusive replies from taxpayers - Business Today - 22nd June
  97. Dabur sues government for denied tax sops under GST - Economic Times - 22nd June
  98. No pure GST on petrol, diesel; 28% tax plus VAT on anvil under GST - Economic Times - 21st June
  99. Assocham study: People want no GST on cinema tickets - Times of India - 21st June
  100. GST implementation driving adoption of cloud solutions by small enterprises - The Hindu Businessline - 20th June
  101. Government hints at how petrol, diesel might be taxed under GST - Times of India - 20th June
  102. Rs. 672 Crore Worth GST Evasion Detected In Jaipur - NDTV - 20th June
  103. GST Proving To Be A Hard Nut To Crack For Online Food Delivery Startups - Inc42- 19th June
  104. Indian Railways' first waste-to-energy plant faces GST hurdles - Economic Tmes - 19th June
  105. Arun Jaitley shuns demand for sharp cut in tax on fuel - Economic Times - 19th June
  106. Refunds of Rs 25,000 cr pending due to GSTN's inability: Mitra - Business Standard - 18th June
  107. LIC gets Rs 2,050 crore service tax evasion notice - Times of India - 17th June
  108. GST brings down dodgy deals in property market - The Hindu Business Line - 15th June
  109. Higher oil prices, GST may boost states revenue by Rs 37,400 crore in FY19  - Economiic Times - 15th June