Singers, artistes to pay GST! Himanta Biswa Sarma clears air

GUWAHATI, Jan 11: Assam Finance Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma today cleared the air on reports of singers and artistes and Bihu committees coming under the ambit of GST saying Bihu committees will not have to pay even a paisa as…

Over 1 lakh crore GST revenue collection in May 2019

Gross revenue on account of Goods and Services Tax (GST) in May 2019 totalled Rs. 100,289 crore, up by 6.67 per cent from Rs 94,016 crore in the corresponding period last, the government stated on Saturday. The revenue in May…

Highest-ever GST collection in April at Rs 1.13 lakh crore

The total gross GST revenue collected in the month of April, 2019 is Rs 1,13,865 crore of which CGST is Rs 21,163 crore, SGST is Rs 28,801 crore, IGST is Rs 54,733 crore (including Rs 23,289 crore collected on imports)…

GST rates slashed: Key takeaways

The GST Council in the 31st meeting held today (Dec 22) in New DelhiĀ  slashed GST on 33 commodities, including six that were in the in the 28 per cent tax bracket, have been reduced. Here are the key takeaways:…

GST Council cuts rates: Sanitary napkins put under exempted category

In a monsoon bonanza for consumers, the GST Council today cut tax rates on several general-use items such as TV, washing machine and refrigerators. Not just that, conceding to a year-long demand, the Council has now put sanitary napkins under…

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