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Govt to push GST bill on 1st day of monsoon session

Times of India - ‎10 hours ago‎
"All parties other than Congress are supporting GST and even Congress chief ministers are in favour of it," said a top government source, adding that the Centre was confident of successfully pushing the legislation through Rajya Sabha.

Colin Barnett again attacks federal Liberals over WA's GST share

The West Australian - ‎May 24, 2016‎
Bill Shorten has said he's not interested in the GST. Maybe Malcolm Turnbull will be the great PM that will do what John Howard did in introducing the GST, what (Sir Robert) Menzies understood about the Australian federation, so come on Malcolm, you ...
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PM Narendra Modi hopeful about passage of GST bill this year

Economic Times - ‎3 hours ago‎
WASHINGTON: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said he expects the long-pending GST bill to get the parliamentary nod this year while efforts to amend another contentious legislation on land acquisition are "over now".
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Election 2016: WA Premier Colin Barnett accuses Malcolm Turnbull of leadership fail over GST

ABC Online - ‎May 24, 2016‎
West Australian Premier Colin Barnett has accused Prime Minister and Liberal Party colleague Malcolm Turnbull of showing a lack of leadership on the issue of GST distribution, saying the Commonwealth has shown a "lack of intellect". Mr Barnett made the ...

Jensen calls for pledge over GST carve-up

The West Australian - ‎May 23, 2016‎
Rogue Liberal MP Dennis Jensen has urged all WA candidates in the Federal election to pledge they will demand that at least 70 cents of each GST dollar comes back to WA, claiming he had raised the issue but been thwarted by the party machine.

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The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎May 21, 2016‎
As Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and Opposition Leader Bill Shorten tour the states there is one thing they are not debating - the GST and the share each state is getting. It seems like a thousand years ago, but it was only last year when NSW Premier ...

GST treatment of digital currency likely to change

Lexology (registration) - ‎22 hours ago‎
On 3 May 2016, the Australian Treasury released a discussion paper1 on the GST treatment of digital currency, launching the public consultation process on how to 'address the double GST treatment of digital currencies'.2. Since the Australian ...
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Have GST numbers in Rajya Sabha: Government

Economic Times - ‎May 24, 2016‎
NEW DELHI: Parliamentary Affairs Minister M Venkaiah Naidu underlined that despite opposition attempts to disrupt the Rajya Sabha functioning, legislative work in Parliament has seen a remarkable jump since the NDA came to power and claimed that the ...
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Modi govt's two years: Centre should build political consensus to clear GST Bill in Rajya Sabha, says Adi Godrej

The Indian Express - ‎May 23, 2016‎
In the same spirit, the Government has been working well on the plan to roll out GST. However, one area that the Government needs to focus on is on Building Political Consensus so that the GST Bill is passed in Rajya Sabha. GST is a landmark reform ...

S'wak eyeing GST revenue to fund development plans

The Star Online - ‎May 24, 2016‎
KUCHING: The Sarawak government could make a bid to retain the revenue from Goods and Services Tax (GST) collected in the state or have most of it redirected back to fund development.
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Election 2016: Julie Bishop defends ministers after WA treasurer launches GST attack

ABC Online - ‎May 14, 2016‎
Dr Nahan said while he recognised the Federal Government had given WA more than $900 million over two years as a top-up, the problem did not stem from the Commonwealth budget, but the unfair system of GST distribution. The Treasurer said he wanted ...

Logistics companies rally on GST passage hopes

Economic Times - ‎May 22, 2016‎
Market participants said the euphoria is these stocks could fizzle out soon as the BJP's performance in the assembly elections will not do much to aid the passage of the GST bill. In a note to clients, CLSA on Friday said the House math to enable the ...

We've made good on WA's GST issue: PM

SBS - ‎May 15, 2016‎
WA Treasurer Mike Nahan last week turned on the state's federal Liberal MPs for not doing enough to lift its share of GST revenue, telling voters to back Palmer United Party senator Dio Wang for championing the issue. Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull ...

Malaysia hailed as good example of GST application

The Star Online - ‎May 23, 2016‎
JOHOR BARU: Malaysia's implementation of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) has been hailed as an example for other countries to follow.
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GST red-flagged by RSS, so BJP doesn't want it passed: Congress

Economic Times - ‎May 19, 2016‎
He said a simple solution of a cap of 18 per cent has to be arrived at so that people are not over-burdened with taxation and a dispute resolution mechanism has to be arrived at and GST will be supported by the Congress. He was asked a question whether ...
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WA 'on its own' as GST calls go unheeded

Yahoo7 News - ‎May 12, 2016‎
The WA treasurer appears to have lost any hope his calls to change the GST carve-up will be heeded, declaring "we're on our own" after handing down the worst budget in the state's history.
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Poll outcome rekindles GST hope, Nifty50 looks on track to hit 9000

Economic Times - ‎May 19, 2016‎
In the near term, the market trajectory will be guided by a host of factors, both domestic as well as global, which include - success of monsoon, earnings growth, timing of increase in US Fed rate, Brexit and passing of the GST bill and other key ...
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Poll Results Change Math For GST

BW Businessworld - ‎May 23, 2016‎
Consider this: Except for the Congress the entire political spectrum is behind the government in passing the GST Bill, save for the AIADMK.
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GST bill will be passed in Monsoon Session: Jayant Sinha

ABP Live - ‎May 23, 2016‎
Talking to ABP News, Jayant Sinha said the recent election results suggest GST bill would be passed in the upcoming Monsoon Session.
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Election impact: Logistics stocks gain on hope of GST passage as BJP leads in Assam

Economic Times - ‎May 18, 2016‎
NEW DELHI: Shares of logistic companies ended higher by 6 per cent in Thursday's trade after vote count in the state assembly polls showed the BJP was taking lead in Assam , igniting hope of passage of the GST bill in the monsoon session of Parliament.