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  • High time to stop experimenting with GST Dec 29, 2021 08:27 AM IST

    High time to stop experimenting with GST

    The GST Council should look for permanent solutions as frequent changes in rules hurt stability of the indirect tax system 

  • GST rejig — Aim for a single rate in the long run Nov 23, 2021 08:32 AM IST

    GST rejig — Aim for a single rate in the long run

    A multiple-rate indirect tax system is not in sync with the one-nation-one-tax idea, suppresses revenue and hurts compliance 

  • Does GST buoyancy signal broad-based recovery? Oct 05, 2021 08:43 AM IST

    Does GST buoyancy signal broad-based recovery?

    Costlier commodities, better trade, enhanced compliance fuel GST mop-up, but figures do not tell the story of the informal sector 

  • Moneycontrol Pro Panorama | Government needs to iron out GST wrinkles Sep 20, 2021 04:29 PM IST

    Moneycontrol Pro Panorama | Government needs to iron out GST wrinkles

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  • It’s time for the anti-profiteering sword hanging over companies to go Sep 16, 2021 01:42 PM IST

    It’s time for the anti-profiteering sword hanging over companies to go

    Free market forces are better at determining if tax savings will be passed on to consumers or retained in the business. The CCI anyway exists to curb monopolies

  • Does GST recovery overdrive smack of tax terrorism? Sep 15, 2021 11:58 AM IST

    Does GST recovery overdrive smack of tax terrorism?

    Coercion is not the ideal way to ensure tax compliance; focus should be on simplifying the levy structure

  • Four Years Of GST | A look-back and the road ahead Jul 01, 2021 10:55 AM IST

    Four Years Of GST | A look-back and the road ahead

    GST’s journey has given its stakeholders some significant victories and causes of celebration, but also moments of worry — as is to expect of any transformation of this magnitude and intricacy 

  • The slip is showing: COVID only deepened GST fault lines Jun 10, 2021 09:10 AM IST

    The slip is showing: COVID only deepened GST fault lines

    The current spat in the GST Council is only a symptom of a bigger disease – the current form of GST has failed. It needs a comprehensive overhaul

  • Relaxing certain GST provisions is the need of the hour Jun 02, 2021 12:46 PM IST

    Relaxing certain GST provisions is the need of the hour

    Despite attention from the government, there are many sectors that have suffered due to the GST applicability in a manner that has eroded their working capital. Therefore, there is a need now to ensure corrective actions are taken to remove certain anomalies

  • Should GST compensation be extended beyond 2022? Jun 01, 2021 10:16 AM IST

    Should GST compensation be extended beyond 2022?

    We should not forget that the ongoing pandemic is not only affecting the revenue of states, it is impacting the Centre too 

  • Can GST mop-up momentum continue? May 05, 2021 09:38 AM IST

    Can GST mop-up momentum continue?

    April collection comfort will be short-lived unless government fast-tracks vaccination and comes up with recovery steps once second COVID wave wanes 

  • COVID treatment needs an urgent tax-cut tonic Apr 22, 2021 08:47 AM IST

    COVID treatment needs an urgent tax-cut tonic

    A GST exemption on COVID-related drugs and medical devices can offer some succour to virus-infected people and their families 

  • GST — Ride on the glee to fix the glitches Apr 05, 2021 08:34 AM IST

    GST — Ride on the glee to fix the glitches

    A steady uptick in revenue collection should give the government the confidence to carry out long-pending rejig in the indirect tax system

  • Mutual trust should define Centre-state relationship Dec 24, 2020 08:49 AM IST

    Mutual trust should define Centre-state relationship

    There is an urgent need for new platforms where the two sides can discuss threadbare niggling issues regarding governance

  • Time to make GST a good and simple tax Nov 04, 2020 08:57 AM IST

    Time to make GST a good and simple tax

    October surge in GST collection should not make us complacent; levy needs an overhaul for durable results

  • CAG stirs the GST compensation pot Oct 05, 2020 09:24 AM IST

    CAG stirs the GST compensation pot

    National auditor’s findings could set the tone for the crucial Council meeting on Monday

  • An MMT perspective of the GST shortfall quandary Sep 14, 2020 12:44 PM IST

    An MMT perspective of the GST shortfall quandary

    The MMT unequivocally asserts that an economically sovereign government which issues its own fiat currency does not face a solvency issue in its own currency. The same cannot be said for state governments or municipalities, which are more like the private sector in so far as they are users of currency

  • Avoid GST controversy at any cost Sep 11, 2020 08:47 AM IST

    Avoid GST controversy at any cost

    Instead of a unilateral stand, the Centre should help the GST Council reach a consensus on the vexed issue of compensation cess

  • Big Story | GST compensation impasse continues; Council likely to meet this week Sep 08, 2020 06:35 PM IST

    Big Story | GST compensation impasse continues; Council likely to meet this week

    While government officials have indicated that the Centre intends to compensate states fully for the GST shortfall, it now remains to be seen what States have to say at the next GST Council meeting. Watch the video to know more

  • GST dues — States to fend for themselves   Aug 28, 2020 08:45 AM IST

    GST dues — States to fend for themselves  

    Borrowings can at best be a temporary solution; Centre along with its siblings must explore more durable measures to shore up tax revenues

  • GST rate cut for two-wheelers: Time for action, not mere announcements Aug 27, 2020 08:30 AM IST

    GST rate cut for two-wheelers: Time for action, not mere announcements

    Those in favour of a tax cut point to the strong backward linkages of the auto sector that would help in accelerating economic growth

  • GST compensation uncertainties pose key risk to fiscal health of states Aug 05, 2020 01:30 PM IST

    GST compensation uncertainties pose key risk to fiscal health of states

    For many of the states to remain within their fiscal deficit/borrowing threshold for FY21, capital expenditure would have to be cut or deferred

  • GST — The compensation conundrum Jul 17, 2020 08:32 AM IST

    GST — The compensation conundrum

    States’ proposal to extend the time period looks sensible at a time when Centre’s ability to pay them their dues looks limited 

  • 18% GST on alcohol-based sanitizers: Lowering rate would hit domestic manufacturers, clarifies Centre Jul 15, 2020 06:04 PM IST

    18% GST on alcohol-based sanitizers: Lowering rate would hit domestic manufacturers, clarifies Centre

    "Reducing the GST rate on sanitizers and other similar items would lead to an inverted duty structure and put the domestic manufacturers at a disadvantage vis-a-vis importers," the Finance Ministry stated

  • Government spent Rs 132.38 crore on GST advertisements Sep 03, 2018 11:30 AM IST

    Government spent Rs 132.38 crore on GST advertisements

    The bureau was replying to query on the sum spent by the Centre on advertising and awareness campaigns on GST.

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