Sensex opens 100 points higher after GST Council cuts rates

Jul 23 2018 | 5 hrs ago

Sensex advanced over 100 points in early trade today led by gains in FMCG stocks after the GST Council on Saturday cut rates on over 100 items, amid fresh capital inflows by foreign funds and strengthening rupee.

Stocks to watch out for on Monday, July 23: Wipro, RIL

Jul 23 2018 | 6 hrs ago

Indian markets expected to open sideways due to weak Asia cues. Nifty resistance seen at 11180, support seen at 10900,10830.

GST rates cut with eye on elections: Chidambaram

Jul 22 2018

Former Union Finance Minister P. Chidambaram said that the decision to slash GST rates on 100 mass-use items was taken keeping upcoming assembly elections in mind.

India cuts sales tax across sectors to ease pain of traders and consumers

Jul 22 2018

India slashed the sales tax rate on over 50 products in a move aimed at appealing to traders and the middle classes as Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government eyes next year’s elections.

TV, refrigerator, washing machines to get cheaper, GST rate cut on 50 items

Jul 22 2018

The GST Council on Saturday reduced tax rates on over 50 items including refrigerators, washing macines and small televisions, which would now be taxed at 18 per cent, down from the current 28 per cent.

Modi Govt slashes GST rate on several products

Jul 21 2018

Conceding a year long demand, sanitary pads today exempted from GST as the GST Council reduced tax rates on an array of daily use appliances and products.

28 percent GST tax slab should go, says Sisodia

Jul 21 2018

Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Friday said that the government should either completely abolish the 28 per cent tax bracket or reserve it only for "sin goods."

'Sanitary napkins to be exempt from GST'

Jul 21 2018

Sanitary napkins will be exempt from GST, Maharashtra Finance Minister Sudhir Mungantiwar said on Saturday after a meeting of the GST Council.

28th GST Council begins in New Delhi

Jul 21 2018

The 28th Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council meeting is underway in New Delhi.

National GST appellate tribunal on anvil, Council to decide on July 21

Jul 19 2018

The GST Council will consider setting up of a National Appellate Tribunal in Delhi with three regional benches with members from judiciary as well as tax departments to hear appeals against the order of the appellate authority set up by states under the GST regime.

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