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Remarkable Decisions Taken in 22nd GST Council Meet

Goods and Services Tax - GST in its 22nd Council Meeting took remarkable decisions. After approx 3 months of roll out of GST, taxpayers are facing problems. In order to ease out these problems, significant changes has been made. In this write-up, highlights of the changes taken in 22nd GST council meet will be discussed: ♣ Increase in threshold limit […]...

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GST Council Meeting Press Release Crux – 06.10.2017

Goods and Services Tax - The GST Council, in its 22nd Meeting which was held today in the national capital under Chairmanship of the Union Minister of Finance and Corporate Affairs, Shri Arun Jaitley has recommended the following facilitative changes to ease the burden of compliance on small and medium businesses: Composition Scheme 1. The composition scheme sha...

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GST Relaxations : A Major Step Towards Ease of Doing Business

Goods and Services Tax - The 22nd meeting of the Council comes on the back of promises made by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday (4th Oct, 2017) that the government was committed to removing the glitches and bottlenecks of the GST regime. Accordingly the GST Council, in its 22nd Meeting which was held on 6th Oct, 2017 in the national capital under Chair...

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22 Key Decisions taken by GST Council in its 22nd Meeting

Goods and Services Tax - Following is the Summary of 22 Key Decisions taken by GST Council at 22nd GST Council Meeting 1. Turnover limit for Composition Scheme extended to Rs. 1 crore from 75 lacs in all States and Rs. 75 lacs for Special category States except Uttarakhand and Jammu & Kashmir. Can be availed anytime before 31.03.2018. 2. […]...

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GST Payment by small business- Monthly or Quarterly- A New Confusion

Goods and Services Tax - Today, an Announcement was made in the Press Conference after the 22nd Meeting of GST Council that, for small businesses, the return filing as well the tax payment will be Quarterly. It was clearly stated that, the said Announcement will operationalize from the quarter beginning from October, 2017. Later on, in the same Press Conference, ...

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Change in GST Rate on Services / Job Work approved by GST Council

Goods and Services Tax - GST Council at its 22nd meeting rationalised GST rates on job work services, services provided by a GTA to an unregistered person, Leasing of vehicles purchased and leased prior to 1.7.2017, Transport of passengers by motor cab/ renting of motor cab and has taken various other measure....

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8 Relief Measure approved for exporters by GST Council

Goods and Services Tax - EXPORT PACKAGE GST The GST Council under Chairmanship of Union Finance Minister Shri Arun Jaitley has in its 22nd Meeting held at Delhi today approved a major relief package for exporters. 2. Mindful of the difficulties faced by exporters post-GST leading to a decline in export performance and export competitiveness, the Council had last ...

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12 decisions taken by GST Council for Small and Medium Enterprises

Goods and Services Tax - The composition scheme shall be made available to taxpayers having annual aggregate turnover of up to Rs. 1 crore as compared to the current turnover threshold of Rs. 75 lacs. This threshold of turnover for special category States, except Jammu & Kashmir and Uttarakhand, shall be increased to Rs. 75 lacs from Rs. 50 lacs....

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Govt reduces GST rate on 28 type of goods and provided IGST exemption on few goods

Goods and Services Tax - As per discussions held in the 22nd GST Council Meeting held under Chairmanship of Union Finance Minister Shri Arun Jaitley on 6th October, 2017, the following changes in GST rates for certain Goods and IGST rates on Imports of specified Goods have been recommended. Krishan Arora, Partner, Grant Thornton India LLP on the GST Council [&hel...

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17th GST Council meeting- Decisions on rates for Services & on Lottery

Goods and Services Tax - . It has been decided in respect of the service of transport of goods by a vessel that GST rate of 5% will be available with ITC in respect of input services and GST paid on ships, vessels including bulk carriers and tankers....

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Guidelines for division of GST taxpayers between Central & state govt

Circular No. 01/2017 - (20/09/2017) - following criteria should be followed for the division of taxpayer base between the Centre and the States to ensure single interface: i. Of the total number of taxpayers below Rs. 1.5 crore turnover, all administrative control over 90% of the taxpayers shall vest with the State tax administration an...

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Remarkable Decisions Taken in 22nd GST Council Meet

GST in its 22nd Council Meeting took remarkable decisions. After approx 3 months of roll out of GST, taxpayers are facing problems. In order to ease out these problems, significant changes has been made. In this write-up, highlights of the changes taken in 22nd GST council meet will be discussed: ♣ Increase in threshold limit […]...

Read More

GST Council Meeting Press Release Crux – 06.10.2017

The GST Council, in its 22nd Meeting which was held today in the national capital under Chairmanship of the Union Minister of Finance and Corporate Affairs, Shri Arun Jaitley has recommended the following facilitative changes to ease the burden of compliance on small and medium businesses: Composition Scheme 1. The composition scheme sha...

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GST Relaxations : A Major Step Towards Ease of Doing Business

The 22nd meeting of the Council comes on the back of promises made by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday (4th Oct, 2017) that the government was committed to removing the glitches and bottlenecks of the GST regime. Accordingly the GST Council, in its 22nd Meeting which was held on 6th Oct, 2017 in the national capital under Chair...

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22 Key Decisions taken by GST Council in its 22nd Meeting

Following is the Summary of 22 Key Decisions taken by GST Council at 22nd GST Council Meeting 1. Turnover limit for Composition Scheme extended to Rs. 1 crore from 75 lacs in all States and Rs. 75 lacs for Special category States except Uttarakhand and Jammu & Kashmir. Can be availed anytime before 31.03.2018. 2. […]...

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GST Payment by small business- Monthly or Quarterly- A New Confusion

Today, an Announcement was made in the Press Conference after the 22nd Meeting of GST Council that, for small businesses, the return filing as well the tax payment will be Quarterly. It was clearly stated that, the said Announcement will operationalize from the quarter beginning from October, 2017. Later on, in the same Press Conference, ...

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Change in GST Rate on Services / Job Work approved by GST Council

GST Council at its 22nd meeting rationalised GST rates on job work services, services provided by a GTA to an unregistered person, Leasing of vehicles purchased and leased prior to 1.7.2017, Transport of passengers by motor cab/ renting of motor cab and has taken various other measure....

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8 Relief Measure approved for exporters by GST Council

EXPORT PACKAGE GST The GST Council under Chairmanship of Union Finance Minister Shri Arun Jaitley has in its 22nd Meeting held at Delhi today approved a major relief package for exporters. 2. Mindful of the difficulties faced by exporters post-GST leading to a decline in export performance and export competitiveness, the Council had last ...

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12 decisions taken by GST Council for Small and Medium Enterprises

The composition scheme shall be made available to taxpayers having annual aggregate turnover of up to Rs. 1 crore as compared to the current turnover threshold of Rs. 75 lacs. This threshold of turnover for special category States, except Jammu & Kashmir and Uttarakhand, shall be increased to Rs. 75 lacs from Rs. 50 lacs....

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Govt reduces GST rate on 28 type of goods and provided IGST exemption on few goods

As per discussions held in the 22nd GST Council Meeting held under Chairmanship of Union Finance Minister Shri Arun Jaitley on 6th October, 2017, the following changes in GST rates for certain Goods and IGST rates on Imports of specified Goods have been recommended. Krishan Arora, Partner, Grant Thornton India LLP on the GST Council [&hel...

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GST Council: Double taxation is simply disgusting & shameful

This is a case study about the levy of tax on ocean freight & the readers will themselves realize the truth that how greed drives the collection of taxes & no heed being paid to double taxation & the basic fact that what is the concept of Value Added Tax & why even the basics are belied & nobody cares even when the wrongs are denounced in...

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