No Decision yet on Dual Control

For those of you who were expecting decisions from the GST Council facilitating early implementation of GST, there is disappointment in that the impasse on Dual Control besides other issues like Jurisdiction over Territorial Waters, Split between SGST and CGST of the agreed rate structure continues. Administration of IGST is …

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Some progress on draft legislation

Briefing the press after the meeting of the GST Council on 23/12/2016 Shri. Arun Jaitley stated that the Primary draft of CGST and SGST law and the five schedules were cleared except provisions in the draft law relating to dual control and cross empowerment. Since wordings/ language of few other …

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GST Council – Meeting on 22/12/2016

In the GST Council meeting held on 22/12/2016 it is reported that the provisions of the draft CGST legislation was discussed. The Annual General Meeting of the Empowered Committee of State Finance Ministers is being held after the conclusion of the GST Council meeting. It is expected that the issue …

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GST – April 1,2017 Rollout Improbable

The GST Council met on 11th December, 2016 to continue the deliberation on the draft legislations and the issue of dual control. Briefing the Press, Sri Arun Jaitley stated that 99 sections of the draft CGST/SGST legislation was discussed and that few provisions require redrafting and few provisions relating to …

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GST registration – Enrolment Plan of States

The schedule of the enrolment activation drive for states as in GSTN website is given below. States Start Date End Date Puducherry, Sikkim 08/11/2016 23/11/2016 Gujrat, Maharashtra, Goa, Daman and Diu, Dadra Nagar Haveli, Chhattisgarh 14/11/2016 29/11/2016 Odisha, Jharkhand, Bihar, West Bengal, Madhya Pradesh, Assam, Tripur, Meghalaya, Nagaland, Arunachal Pradesh, …

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