2019 20 Nov

GST’s unfinished agenda: Fundamental changes needed to fulfil its purpose; veteran official weighs in

BY FE Online

Even as goods and services tax (GST) may have completed two years since introduction, it’s still an unfinished agenda, said 15th Finance Commission Chairperson NK Singh said at the National Taxation Awards on Monday.

2019 20 Nov

Finance Commission likely to get extension for working on devolution to UTs of J&K, Ladakh


According to the Act, the distribution of taxes suggested by the 15th Finance Commission to the state of Jammu and Kashmir will have to be apportioned to the Union Territories of J&K and Ladakh. The award made by the Fourteenth Finance Commission.

2019 20 Nov

Finance Commisson may get extension to work on tax share of UT of J&K

By ENS Economic Bureau New Delhi

Any special dispensation for the Union Territory of Jammu & Kashmir will also have to be done keeping in view similar demands by two other union territories with a legislature, Delhi and Puducherry, to be a part of the divisible pool.

2019 20 Nov

FC head says tax buoyancy short of expectations

By Agencies

Calling India’s tax reforms incomplete, Singh said that there was a need to bring in the simplified direct tax code and remove the bottlenecks in the goods and services tax regime.