January 29, 2017
Vijay Kelkar on GST

Vijay Kelkar backs single GST rate, says it’s easier to roll out

Former finance secretary Vijay Kelkar has backed a single rate for the Goods & Services Tax (GST) saying it would help the authorities administer it better before considering multiple rates. The GST council, which has representatives of states and the Centre, has finalised a four-tier GST rate structure of 5 […]
October 17, 2016
GST Council meeting

GST Council Meeting 18-20 Oct : What to Expect

The all-important three-day meeting of the GST Council, is scheduled for October 18 to October 20th, which will decide on the GST tax rates and other items including 1. Calculation of tax revenues to estimate compensation to states for likely loss in revenue. 2. Issue of Dual Control over Assessees […]