Tag: GST

GHOST: Manifesting itself as GST
Editorial

GHOST: Manifesting itself as GST

July 7, 2017

What is in a name? That which we call a rose, by any other name would smell as sweet, wrote William Shakespeare (1564-1616) in his famous play Romeo and Juliet. The field is open to any playwright of our times to write a matching line about taxes in general and Goods and Services Tax in…

GST is ‘Good and Simple Tax’: PM Modi
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GST is ‘Good and Simple Tax’: PM Modi

July 1, 2017

The Goods and Services Tax (GST) came into force at the stroke of midnight amid a historic midnight session at the Central Hall of Parliament. President Pranab Mukherjee, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, and Finance Minister Arun Jaitley addressed the gathering, before the President and the Prime Minister launched the GST. Speaking on the occasion, the…

GST Effect: City medical stores withdraw discounts
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GST Effect: City medical stores withdraw discounts

July 1, 2017

Mysuru: “Dear customers, as the Central Government is implementing GST from today midnight, we are not able to provide you discounts on medicines. Please co-operate.” Almost all the 400-odd medical stores in the city sported this board near their counters and at prominent places yesterday to make customers aware of the impact of Goods and…

GST: One Nation…One Tax…
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GST: One Nation…One Tax…

July 1, 2017

The midnight of June 30 – July 1, 2017 was historic for India that is Bharat as the political parties, except for one or two, came together to witnesses the launch of Goods and Services Tax (GST) at the magnificent Central Hall of the Parliament. This Weekend Star Supplement brings to you the basic information…

Midnight Tryst with GST
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Midnight Tryst with GST

July 1, 2017

By N. Niranjan Nikam India will awaken to limitless possibilities as its tryst with GST begins at midnight, said Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, in his opening remarks. The implementation of Goods and Services Tax is a historic occasion and watching it unfold on television channels, as the length and breadth of country will be…

Conning citizens by excess cess
Editorial

Conning citizens by excess cess

July 1, 2017

All sorts of goods offered in attractive packages for sale in the land used to display (in small print) until not too long ago the expression amounting to an amount in addition to the stated price of the product as taxes with no clue to the buyer whether that addition had legal sanction. Then came…

Pre-GST sale in city: Shopaholics indulge in shopping-spree
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Pre-GST sale in city: Shopaholics indulge in shopping-spree

June 30, 2017

Mysuru: With the Goods and Services Tax (GST) coming into effect from midnight today, it’s raining discounts at many of the showrooms across the city to clear the inventories. Shopaholics were seen making a beeline to the shops at the main shopping areas to purchase clothes, shoes and electronic items. Some of the shops are…

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