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GST Council fits close to 500 services under four slabs

The slabs are 5%, 12%, 18% & 28%; rates of bidis, gold, textile, footwear to be taken up June 3.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardMay 19th, 2017

Single GST rate on cinema exhibition, plead multiplexes

The goods and services tax (GST) cut for movie tickets below Rs 100 by the GST Council on Sunday has come as a breather for largely single-screen operators. From 28 per cent, this rate was reduced to 18 per cent.Close to 75 per cent.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardJun 13th, 2017

GST: Single rate on cinema exhibition, plead multiplexes

The goods and services tax (GST) cut for movie tickets below Rs 100 by the GST Council on Sunday has come as a breather for largely single-screen operators. From 28 per cent, this rate was reduced to 18 per cent.Close to 75 per cent.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardJun 12th, 2017

TV, AC to cost more, smartphones to be cheaper under GST

GST Council had put over 1,200 goods and 500 services in four tax slabs of 5, 12, 18, 28%.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardMay 28th, 2017

GST meeting: Arun Jaitley thanks J&K govt for "outstanding arrangements"

Tax slabs for services, commodities to be determined in the GST Council meet in Srinagar.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardMay 18th, 2017

GST: Luxury, standard, basic tax slabs to replace current rate on services

GST Council plans three-rate service tax structure.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardJan 18th, 2017

Again — Raleigh fails to pass Airbnb, VRBO regulations

Once again, Raleigh City Council failed to get the votes to move forward with short-term rental regulations that would allow for homeowners to use services such as Airbnb and VRBO. As Mayor Nancy McFarlane noted at the meeting, “we’ve worked o.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 21st, 2017

Seattle City Council rejects employee tax that would have funded homeless services

The plan was proposed in October by council members Mike O'Brien and Kirsten Harris-Talley. The tax would have cost Amazon, one of the city's largest private employers, $4 million per year......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 14th, 2017

Biggest GST bonanza: 28% tax only on 50 luxury items, eating out cheaper

FM Jaitley also said the Council had been looking at the 28% tax slab and constantly rationalising items in it in lesser tax slabs.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardNov 10th, 2017

London Markets: Fall for retailers keeps FTSE 100 in check

Blue-chip stocks edge higher, staying close to a record high, but the market’s gain was held in check as shares in retailers fell after downbeat sales figures and security services firm G4S fell by the most in three months after a trading update......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 7th, 2017

RCom to shut voice calls from Dec 1, users can port to others till Dec 31

RCom, reeling under debt of around Rs 46,000 crore, decided to shut down its voice call services after it failed to close its wireless business merger deal with Aircel in the beginning of this month.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardNov 4th, 2017

Greater Cincinnati company closes, lays off 99

A Middletown company that provides services to the steel industry will close permanently by the end of the year, laying off all of its 99 employees. TMS International LLC, formerly known as Tube City IMS, announced in a notice to the Ohio Departm.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 3rd, 2017

City Council votes to revoke Five Points South nightclub"s business license

The Birmingham City Council has voted to close Skky Nightclub in Five Points South......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 31st, 2017

FMs of Congress-run state govts to demand amendments at GST Council meeting

New Delhi, 30 OctoberThe Congress leadership on Monday asked finance ministers of state governments run by the party to be more forthright in their criticism of the Narendra Modi government's "flawed" goods and services tax (GST) an.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardOct 30th, 2017

You can"t book Ola,Uber while returning from Lonavala any more. Here"s why

By 'outgoing services', the state taxi operators mean that no cabs can be booked within the limits of Lonavala Municipal Council to travel to outstations like Pune or Mumbai. Tourists or locals have t.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardOct 30th, 2017

Minneapolis OKs new Airbnb rules; "hosts" will need licenses

Minneapolis' City Council approved new regulations for short-term rental sites like Airbnb, as well as the homeowners who use such services to rent out their properties. The Star Tribune has details of the new regulations, which passed Friday. Both Min.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 20th, 2017

Disappointed at the close-down of National Innovation Council: Telecom entrepreneur Pitroda

Govt lacking ‘brain power’ to understand importance of innovation: Pitroda.....»»

Category: topSource: thehindubusinesslineOct 18th, 2017

Seattle employee tax is "the most fair way" to fund homeless services, backer Mike O"Brien says

The city council member who proposed a new tax to address the city's homelessness crisis explains why and what affect it will have on economic development......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 17th, 2017

IMF suggests India to set up independent fiscal council

Describing introduction of Goods and Services Tax (GST) as of macroeconomic significance, Gaspar said this is a major change.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardOct 16th, 2017

No Turkish Delight

Turkish lira was sitting close to record lows against the dollar as Ankara and Washington each cancelled visa services for the other in a deepening diplomatic row. The greenback also soared more than six percent to 3.8533 lira at one point before ea.....»»

Category: topSource: marketpulseOct 9th, 2017

GST Council decisions provide relief to SME sector: India Inc

Decision to bring down rate for AC restaurants to 12% and reduction of tax slabs for around 60 items to 5% from 12% will help boost household spending and further economic.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardOct 6th, 2017