Tag Archives: GST


CII Seeks Deadline Extension For Filing GST Returns

Industry chamber CII has sought extension of time by two months for filing of GST returns in view of difficulties being faced by businesses. The GST Council has already extended the last date for filing final returns to October 10. CII has now requested for further extension


No GST on free food supplied by religious institutions

No GST is applicable on free food supplied in anna kshetras run by religious institutions; prasadam supplied by religious places like temples, mosques, churches, gurudwaras, dargahs, etc. attracts Nil CGST and SGST or IGST, as the case may be. There are media reports suggesting that


Prez gives nod to order on GST in J-K

NEWS SCAN President Pranab Mukherjee today gave nod to an order pertaining to implementation of the Goods and Services Tax regime in Jammu and Kashmir, clearing decks for the state assembly for enacting a State GST law. Official sources said that the President cleared the


Government lowers GST on fertilisers from 12% to 5%

NEWS SCAN The GST Council on Friday, hours before launching the landmark tax reform, decided to lower the tax rate on fertilisers to 5 per cent from 12 per cent decided earlier, to ensure that their prices do not rise and farmers’ interests are protected. “12 per



The government is now in the last leg of rolling out the new indirect tax regime, the Goods and Services Tax (GST). The target for its rollout has been scheduled to be 1 July 2017. The GST, as we know it today, is the product


GST to launch in Parliament at Star-studded Rollout Tonight

NEWS SCAN The government is all set to roll out the goods and services tax (GST) at the stroke of the midnight on June 30, 2017. All states/union territories, except Jammu & Kashmir, have approved the state goods & services Act (SGST) for ensuring the roll out. 1) What exactly is GST?