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GST rate on affordable housing slashed from 8% to 1%
Business

GST rate on affordable housing slashed from 8% to 1%

In a big favor to home buyers, the GST Council, on Sunday, slashed GST on affordable housing to 1%, down significantly from the previous 8%.
Railway ticketing, Aadhaar, GST, more: Major policy changes in 2019
India

Railway ticketing, Aadhaar, GST, more: Major policy changes in 2019

Apart from celebrating endings and beginnings, and cooking life-amending resolutions, New year is also a good time to look ahead for official policy changes taking place in the coming year.
Important changes in 2019 every Indian should be aware of
India

Important changes in 2019 every Indian should be aware of

The New Year 2019 is finally here and it is now time to know what changes this year brings to our lives.
Reduced GST rates on movie tickets, TVs effective from today
Business

Reduced GST rates on movie tickets, TVs effective from today

As a new year's gift to the common man, the government has notified a reduction in GST on a host of products and services including movie tickets, TVs, and computer monitor screens.
At GST Council meet, tax rates on 33 items reduced
Business

At GST Council meet, tax rates on 33 items reduced

At its 31st meeting in New Delhi, headed by Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, the GST council decided to move 33 items from 18% GST slab to 12% and 5%.
Rajasthan polls: Congress manifesto covers farm-loan waivers, free girl education
Politics

Rajasthan polls: Congress manifesto covers farm-loan waivers, free girl education

Loan waiver to farmers, free education to girls, unemployment allowance of up to Rs. 3,500 to educated youth are among the promises Rajasthan Congress has made in its election manifesto released in Jaipur today.
Need GST Council like federal institution in healthcare, farm-sector: Jaitley
India

Need GST Council like federal institution in healthcare, farm-sector: Jaitley

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today made a case for developing a federal institution like GST Council in the healthcare and farm sector.
#FinancialBytes: 5 best GST software for small businesses
Business

#FinancialBytes: 5 best GST software for small businesses

The Goods and Services Tax (GST), introduced on July 1, 2017, is a single-tax regime which must be followed by every registered business in the country.
RTI applicant in MP asked to pay GST for information
India

RTI applicant in MP asked to pay GST for information

An RTI applicant has been asked to pay the Goods and Services Tax (GST) for getting information from the Madhya Pradesh Housing and Infrastructure Development Board in Bhopal under the transparency law.

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