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Government of India notifies Sabka Vishwas – Legacy Dispute Resolution Scheme 2019

The Government of India (GoI) has recently notified the Sabka Vishwas – Legacy Dispute Resolution Scheme 2019 to reduce legacy service tax and central excise cases in the pre-GST era. The scheme will be operationalized from 1st September 2019 & would continue till 31st December 2019. The two main components of the Scheme are dispute ..

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GST Council to reduce GST Rate on Electrical Vehicles from 12% to 5%

In a bid to promote electric mobility, the GST Council has decided to reduce GST Rate on Electrical Vehicles from 12% to 5% and on charger or charging stations for Electric vehicles from 18% to 5%. The new rates will come into effect from the 1st of August 2019. The Council also approved an exemption ..

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Badri Narain Sharma reappointed NAA Chief

Appointments Committee of Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has reappointed Badri Narain Sharma as chairman of National Anti-profiteering Authority (NAA) for 2 years. B N Sharma a 1985-batch IAS officer from Rajasthan was due for retirement on August 2019. About National Anti-profiteering Authority (NAA) NAA was constituted in 2017. It ensures that consumers ..

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1 July: GST Day

1st July 2019 is being celebrated as GST (Goods & Services Tax) Day. This year marks the 2nd anniversary of implementation of historic tax reform of Goods & Services Tax. Background First GST Day was celebrated on 1 July 2018, as to mark the first anniversary of new indirect tax regime i.e. Goods and Services ..

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Stressed Asset Fund for MSMEs

The U.K. Sinha committee constituted by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to study the problems faced by MSMEs has recommended constituting stressed asset fund for domestic micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) as a relief to small businesses hurt by demonetization, the goods and services tax and an ongoing liquidity crunch. Stressed Asset Fund ..

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