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New Delhi hosted 34th GST Council meet on GST rate

The 34th GST council meet was held on 19th March, 2019 at New Delhi. The meeting was held to decide on modalities for GST applicability on Real Estate Sector. The meeting has discussed the operational details for implementation of the recommendations made by the council in its 33rd meeting for lower effective GST rate of 1% in case ..

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Sanjeev Sharma head of CBDT panel to help bring down tax litigation]

The Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) has formed a four-member committee to look into the matter of taxation related pain points and submit its final report and recommendations by mid-March 2019. Its recommendations could include applying a filter for tax officer before a notice is issued and setting a time limit for concluding an ..

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Pramod Chandra Mody appointed as chairman of Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT)

Pramod Chandra Mody, a 1982 batch Indian Revenue Service (Income Tax cadre), has been appointed as the new chairman of Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT), the top policy making body of income tax department,. He succeeded Sushil Chandra, who was named as an new Election Commissioner (EC) of India. The CBDT Chairperson is ex-officio ..

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Sushil Chandra appointed as Election Commissioner (EC) of India

Sushil Chandra, an IRS-IT officer of the 1980 batch, has assumed charge as the new Election Commissioner (EC) of India on 15th of February 2019. Prior to joining ECI, he was the Chairman of the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT).With his appointment, the Commission now has Sunil Arora as the Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) ..

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Sudhir Mungantiwar convenor of newly constituted Group of Ministers (GoM) to look at issues related to lottery under GST

In pursuance of decision in the 32nd Meeting of GST Council held on 10th January 2019 at New Delhi, a Group of Ministers (GoM) on issues relating to lottery has been constituted. The ministerial panel headed by Maharashtra Finance Minister Sudhir Mungantiwar will examine uniformity of taxation on lottery under GST or other issues arising ..

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