GST on online gaming

Online gaming: The GST Council move may play spoilsport

India's online gaming industry finds itself in the crosshairs after the #GSTCouncil's decision to impose the highest #GSTslab. #onlinegaming #onlinegambling Read more »
Income tax, budget 2023

GST Council recommends rate hikes on some items, relief on others

The GST Council has decided to levy tax on hotel rooms with daily tariff up to Rs 1,000 and unbranded pre-packaged and labelled food items, making them more expensive. Read more »
Four years of GST

GST@4: Centre must simplify regime, win back states’ trust

While the first 37 meetings of the GST Council did not require voting, there have been instances of majority driven decision-making recently which could jeopardise the functioning of the GST regime. Read more »
Ongoing coal shortage in India

GST Council meeting: A case for the abolition of the coal cess

The impact of the GST compensation cess on coal is not confined to the metal and energy sectors. Its ripple effect is felt on many other industries. Read more »
FM Nirmala Sitharaman chaired the GST Council meeting attended by state finance ministers.

GST Council votes for the first time to levy 28% tax on all lotteries

Deadline for filing annual return and reconciliation statement for 2017-18 extended to January 31. Read more »
FM Nirmala Sitharaman may agree with states on GST rate hike.

GST update: Centre, states may agree to raise rates, rejig slabs

The GST Council meet on December 18 to take call on hikes amid a huge shortfall in revenue collections. Read more »