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Seller who evaded GST fined $190k

The Straits Times - ‎13 hours ago‎
A branded handbag and wallet seller who evaded more than $50,000 in goods and services tax (GST) was fined $190,000 on Wednesday.

WA to use GST compo for airport train line - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
Western Australia's recent $490 million present from Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull to offset a low GST share will go towards its $2 billion airport rail project.

Govt cuts GST on petroleum products for May

DunyaNews Pakistan - ‎3 hours ago‎
LAHORE (Dunya News) - Implementing on Prime Minister (PM) Nawaz Sharif's announcement, the government has cut General Sales Tax (GST) on petroleum products. The Prime Minister had announced during his address yesterday in Mansehra that ...
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Branded handbag retailer fined $190000 over GST evasion of thousands of luxury goods

The Straits Times - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
SINGAPORE - A retailer of branded handbags and wallets has been fined $190,000 for fraudulent evasion of Goods and Services Tax (GST), Singapore Customs said on Thursday (April 28). The total amount of GST Yu Chung Tan evaded on all the goods ...

Ageing to force up GST after election: economist

Perth Now - ‎Apr 24, 2016‎
GST must play a bigger role,” he told The Sunday Times. “We have to increase it to see income tax rates come down. “We're looking at a smaller proportion of people in the workforce supporting a larger proportion of retirees.
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Adenan vs GST in billboard war

Malaysiakini (subscription) - ‎19 hours ago‎
S'WAK POLLS In their attempt to secure victory in the state poll, the BN direct candidates in Sibu have plastered the face of caretaker Sarawak Chief Minister Adenan Satem on their campaign billboards.

NT budget takes $750m hit after GST revenue loss

NT News - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
Mr Giles said despite the “approximately $750 million” in less GST revenue, the Government “remains committed to improving services in education, health and child protection.

Need to call government's bluff on GST: Kamal Nath

Economic Times - ‎Apr 26, 2016‎
Maintaining that the Centre, even nearly two years after assuming office, has not put in place the required infrastructure framework, including a credible IT platform, for the GST rollout, Nath said it was time to "call the government's bluff". He ...

Iron ore price causes Tasmania's GST hit

Tasmania Examiner - ‎Apr 26, 2016‎
TASMANIA has falling iron ore prices to blame for losing half a billion dollars in GST payments, leading economist Saul Eslake says.

GST rollout, infra funding an uphill climb for India: Moody's

Economic Times - ‎Apr 26, 2016‎
"We also expect that some aspects of the government's policy agenda -- such as the implementation of GST and bridging India's large infrastructure deficit - will still face an uphill climb," it said.

BJP paying price for its past non-cooperation on GST: Kerala LDF's contender Thomas Isaac

Economic Times - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
TM Thomas Isaac, CPM leader and former finance minister of Kerala, doesn't mince words when he says that BJP was not serious about GST when it was out of power at the Centre and now it is paying a price.Isaac (64) is widely expected to retain his ...

Voters prefer negative-gearing changes to higher GST, super tax cuts

The Australian Financial Review - ‎Apr 25, 2016‎
Voters prefer Labor's policy for negative-gearing cuts rather than higher GST or cuts to superannuation concessions, and do not consider reducing the government debt to be the economic priority, according to a national poll.
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'Gear up for GST regime'

Greater Kashmir - ‎14 hours ago‎
'Gear up for GST regime'. Underlining the importance of regular training for skill and proficiency development, Minister for Finance, Dr Haseeb Drabu Thursday said capacity building needs to be oriented systematically to manage the emerging market ...

Long gap between GST panel meetings

Business Standard - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
With the Centre's biggest proposed legislative reform, goods and services tax (GST), roll-out well past the deadline of April 2016, things might have slowed down at state level, too.
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GST return levels poll playing field

Perth Now - ‎Apr 23, 2016‎
In the past decade, WA Labor and Liberal treasurers and leaders having taken WA's GST plight to Canberra and none of prime ministers Kevin Rudd, Julia Gillard, Tony Abbott and now Malcolm Turnbull has been prepared to fix a problem crippling WA.

Leaders squib GST challenge

Business News - ‎Apr 21, 2016‎
Colin Barnett's political fellow travellers seem unwilling to help him in his efforts to achieve GST distribution reform.

MP rotation in Rajya Sabha may tilt the scales for GST, says DBS

Economic Times - ‎Apr 25, 2016‎
NEW DELHI: The overall progress on the reforms front will help improve macros and a change in composition in the Rajya Sabha would facilitate passage of key Bills such as GST and bankruptcy code, DBS said in a note. The second half of the Budget ...
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GST to pave way for better e-commerce; will be a game changer for economy: CII-Deloitte report

Economic Times - ‎Apr 23, 2016‎
States and local bodies should ensure that a comprehensive tax is uniformly interpreted, and implemented for facilitating the growth of the sector, besides GST laws should take into consideration the actual nature of the transaction to determine tax ...

Like Aadhaar, Like GST: Even if GST legislation is blocked, plenty can be done through executive action

Times of India (blog) - ‎Apr 24, 2016‎
In the run up to this year's budget finance minister Arun Jaitley said, “GST has been supported by most political parties and I am sure others will also see reason and this law will become a reality very soon.
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Keep it parliamentary

The Hindu - ‎Apr 24, 2016‎
The new Parliament session starts today. The main items in the legislative list are the Bankruptcy Bill and the constitutional amendment that enables the Goods and Services Tax (GST). In addition, Parliament will discuss matters related to the Union ...