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Taxes should be shared appropriately with states: Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah

Explaining that GST is an indirect tax, the CM said that before GST was introduced, the Government of Karnataka collected taxes through VAT.

Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah (PTI)
Published on Jul 02, 2024 02:44 PM IST
ANI | | Posted by Pathi Venkata Thadhagath

Easier compliance in focus as GST completes 7 years

The GST Council at its June 22 meeting also decided to provide relief to taxpayers by allowing midway corrections in tax returns.

FILE PHOTO: The GST Council, chaired by Union finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman, last week provided a major relief to thousands of small enterprises in remote areas who sell their products through e-commerce platforms (REUTERS)
Updated on Jul 01, 2024 02:30 PM IST
ByRajeev Jayaswal

Budget 2024: New labour welfare index planned, ease of doing business in focus

The government focuses on ease of doing business by developing a labour welfare and employment index to compare and promote labour law uniformity among states.

Labourers work for the extension of platforms 10 and 11 to accommodate 24-coach trains, at CSMT, during the 36-hour Mega Block by Central Railway on Saturday. (Bhushan Koyande/HT)
Published on Jun 27, 2024 12:44 PM IST
By | Edited by Abhyjith K. Ashokan

Will petrol and diesel come under GST? Nirmala Sitharaman replies

Petrol and diesel are not yet taxed under GST. Instead, these fuels, along with natural gas, ATF, are subject to VAT, central excise duty, central sales tax.

 Union finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman addresses a press conference after the 53rd GST Council Meeting, at the National Media Center in New Delhi on Saturday. (ANI Photo/Jitender Gupta)(Jitender Gupta )
Updated on Jun 22, 2024 10:08 PM IST

Cong state leaders confident of much better returns than projected in exit polls

The assertion was made at an online interaction of Congress general secretary Jairam Ramesh with the media.

Congress supporters with Congress flags ahead of a rally. (File Photo)
Updated on Jun 02, 2024 04:40 PM IST
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