GST Press Releases

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No.

Date

Press Release Title

View In English

83

14/11/2019

GSTR-9 & GSTR -9C more simplified & last dates of submission extended

82

01/10/2019

GST Revenue collection for September, 2019

81

20/09/2019

GST Rate on Goods as Recommended by The GST Council in Its 37th Meeting

80

20/09/2019

GST Rate on Services as Recommended by The GST Council in Its 37th Meeting

79

27/07/2019

Regarding decisions approved by the GST Council in its 36th meeting held on 27.07.2019 via video conference

78

03/07/2019

Second Press release on Annual Return (FORM GSTR-9) and Reconciliation Statement (FORM GSTR-9C).

English ​​​

77

01/07/2019

The Minister of State for Finance & Corporate Affairs, Shri Anurag Singh Thakur calls upon all the Officers of CBIC to make GST in India the best GST available in the world;
GST Day Celebrations organized by the Central Board of Indirect Taxes &Customs (CBIC) on the 2nd Anniversary of GST in New Delhi today;
GST to be a WIN-WIN situation for all the stakeholders associated with the best tax GST

English

76

25/06/2019

Recommendations of States in GST council

English

75

25/06/2019

GST Collections

English

74

24/06/2019

GST EVASION

English

73

24/06/2019

Implementation of GST

English

72

21/06/2019

GST Council decisions on rate changes on supply of good and services

English

71

21/06/2019

FM chairs 35th GST Council meeting in Delhi; decisions regarding setting up of GSTAT, extension of tenure of National Anti-Profiteering Authority and introduction of e-invoicing taken

English

70

21/06/2019

FM chairs 35th GST Council meeting in Delhi; decisions regarding setting up of GSTAT, extension of tenure of National Anti-Profiteering Authority and introduction of e-invoicing taken

English

69

16/04/2019

GST Council decision relating to changes in law and procedure

English

68

19/03/2019

Examination for Confirmation of Enrollment of GST Practitioners

English

67

07/03/2019

Decisions taken by the GST Council in the 34thmeeting held on 19thMarch, 2019 regarding GST rate on real estate sector

English

66

07/03/2019

Last Date for Filing of Annual Return in GST for the year 2017-18 extended up to 30th June, 2019

English

65

24/02/2019

Implementation of various decisions taken by the GST Council for the MSME Sector; Issue of Notifications there of

English

64

16/01/2019

Recommendations of the 33rd GST Council meeting

English

63

15/01/2019

Group of Ministers (GoM) constituted on issues relating to lottery

English

62

10/01/2019

7-Member Group of Ministers (GoM) constituted for boosting the Real Estate Sector under the GST regime by providing a Composition Scheme for Residential Construction Units among others

English

61

10/01/2019

Recommendations made by the GST Council in its 32nd Meeting held today under the Chairmanship of the Union Minister of Finance & Corporate Affairs, Shri Arun Jaitley

English

60

22/12/2018

Major Decisions taken by the GST Council in its 32nd Meeting held today under the Chairmanship of the Union Minister of Finance & Corporate Affairs, Shri Arun Jaitley

English

59

22/12/2018

Decisions taken by the GST Council in the 31st meeting held regarding GST rate on services

​English

58

22/12/2018

Recommendations made during 31st Meeting of the GST Council held on 22nd December, 2018 (New Delhi)-Rate changes

English

57

22/12/2018

In-Principle approval given for Law Amendments during 31stMeeting of the GST Council

English

56

22/12/2018

Formation of GoM as Recommended by the GST Council in Its 31st Meeting held on 22.12.2018

English

55

22/12/2018

Recommendations made during 31st Meeting of the GST Council

English

54

22/12/2018

Certain important issues referred by GST Council to various Committees / GoM

English

53

28/10/2018

Goods and Services Tax Council – Journey so far; GST Council met 30 times, took 918 decisions since its Constitution; 96% of decisions already been implemented through 294 Notifications

English

52

21/07/2018

GST COUNCIL RECOMMENDS GST RATES REDUCTION ON SEVERAL GOODS &for specified handicraft items

English

51

21/07/2018

GST rate on Services

English

50

21/07/2018

GST council approves Simplified GST Return

English

49

21/07/2018

Recommendations on opening of migration window for tax payers till 31st August ,2018

English

48

21/07/2018

Recommendations made during the 28thmeeting of the GST Council held in New Delhi on 21st 2018

English

47

01/07/2018

Government celebrates 1st GST Day; Finance Minister and Industry Stalwarts commemorate the first year of the unprecedented reform of Indian taxation

English

46

01/07/2018

THE GST EXPERIENCE - Arun Jaitley

English

45

30/06/2018

1st July 2018 to be celebrated as ‘GST day’, to commemorate the first year of the unprecedented reform of Indian taxation

English

44

18/06/2018

GST leads to Formalization of Economy and Widening of Tax Base

​English

43

14/06/2018

Change of email and mobile number of the authorized signatory by taxpayers with assistance from the jurisdictional tax officer under GST system

​​English

42

28/05/2018

No change in the GST law and taxation relating to farmers since July, 2017; Support Services to agriculture, forestry, fishing or animal husbandry are exempt from GST; Agriculturists are also exempted from taking GST Registration

​English

41

04/05/2018

Two Group of Ministers Constituted to consider the issues relating to “Incentivizing digital payments in the GST regime” & “Imposition of Cess on Sugar under GST”.

English

40

04/05/2018

27th GST council meeting discusses change in GST rate for digital transactions and imposition of Sugar Cess

English

39

04/05/2018

Change in the shareholding pattern of GSTN

English

38

04/05/2018

GST Council approves principles for filing of new return design based on the recommendations of the Group of Ministers on IT simplification

​​English

37

01/05/2018

GST Council approves principles for filing of new return design based on the recommendations of the Group of Ministers on IT simplification

English

36

10/04/2018

Roll-out of e-Way Bill system for Intra-State movement of goods in the States of Andhra Pradesh, Gujarat, Kerala, Telangana and Uttar Pradesh from 15th April, 2018.

English

35

06/04/2018

5% Uniform rate of GST to apply in all railway catering services in trains or on stations.

English

34

06/04/2018

26th Meeting of the GST Council meets & decides Extension of tax exemptions for exporters for six months

English

33

01/04/2018

Smooth Roll-out of E-way Bill System from today, 1st April, 2018

English

32

31/03/2018

Clarification with respect to the E-way Bill System

English

31

27/03/2018

GST revenue collections for February 2018 (received in February/March upto 26th March) stand at Rs. 85,174 crore; Rs. 14,945 crore collected as CGST, Rs. 20,456 crore collected as SGST; Rs. 42,456 crores collected as IGST and Rs. 7,317 crores collected as Compensation Cess.

English

30

22/03/2018

Goods & Services Tax (GST) collections

English

29

22/03/2018

Clarity on E-Way Bill

English

28

22/03/2018

States Exempted from Tax Refund after GST

English

27

22/03/2018

GST on Skill Development, Start-Ups and Tourism

English

26

16/03/2018

Goods and Services Tax Rate and Policy

English

25

16/03/2018

GST Export Refunds.

English

24

13/03/2018

Division of assesses under GSTN

English

23

13/03/2018

Input Tax Refund to Exporters

English

22

10/03/2018

26th Meeting of the GST Council meets & decides Extension of tax exemptions for exporters for six months.

English

21

10/03/2018

Recommendations made during the 26th meeting of the GST Council held in New Delhi Today.

English

20

10/03/2018

Recommendations regarding E-way Bill made during meeting of the GST Council

English

19

10/03/2018

Recommendations regarding Data Analytics made during the 26th meeting of the GST Council

English

18

18/01/2018

Recommendations for Changes In GST/IGST Rate and Clarifications in Respect of GST Rate on Certain Goods -As per discussions held in the 25thGST Council Meeting

English

17

18/01/2018

Policy Changes recommended by the 25th GST Council Meeting

English

16

18/01/2018

Recommendations made on GST Rate changes on services by the 25th GST Council Meeting

English

15

16/12/2017

The 24th GST Council Meeting held today through video conferencing decides that Inter-State e-way Bill to be made compulsory from 1st of February, 2018

English

14

10/11/2017

Changes recommended in Composition Scheme

English

13

10/11/2017

Recommendations made On GST Rate changes by the GST Council as per discussions in its 23rd Meeting on 10th November, 2017 held at Guwahati

English

12

10/11/2017

Recommendations made by the GST Council in the 23rd meeting at Guwahati on 10th November, 2017

English

11

12/10/2017

Leasing of vehicles purchased and leased prior to 1st July, 2017 would attract GST at a rate equal to 65% of the applicable GST rate (including Compensation Cess).

English

10

11/10/2017

GST rate structure for Petroleum and Oil Sector

English

9

09/10/2017

No extension of last date for filing GSTR-1 for July, 2017

English

8

06/10/2017

Relief Package for Exporters – Recommendations of the 22nd GST Council Meeting.

English

7

06/10/2017

GST Rates on Services

English

6

06/10/2017

Changes in GST Rates for Goods and IGST Rates on Imports of Goods

English

5

06/10/2017

Recommendations made by the GST Council in its 22nd Meeting held today under Chairmanship of the Union Minister of Finance and Corporate Affairs, Shri Arun Jaitley in the national capital.

English

4

01/10/2017

FM: To reduce tax slabs in case of GST, we have to become revenue neutral plus; Inspects the Passing-out Parade of 67th Batch of IRS(C&CE) and delivers Valedictory Address; Calls for fair implementation of tax laws; Releases NACIN Coffee Table Book and Year Book on its Founding Day.

English

3

30/09/2017

Facility of furnishing Letter of Undertaking extended to more exporters

English

2

12/09/2017

The Union Finance Minister Shri Arun Jaitley constitutes a Group of Ministers and a Committee on Exports; Bihar Deputy Chief Minister,Shri Sushil Kumar Modi to head the GOM while Committee on Exports to be headed by the Revenue Secretary, Dr.Hasmukh Adhia.

English

1

09/09/2017

Recommendations made by the GST Council in the 21st meeting at Hyderabad on 9th September, 2017

English

No.

Date of Issue

Title of Press Release

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109

14/11/2019

Forms GSTR-9 and GSTR-9C have been simplified and last date for filing extended for 2017-18 and 2018-19

108

20/09/2019

Decisions taken by the GST Council in its 37th Meeting held on 20.09.2019

107

20/09/2019

Decisions on Services taken by the GST Council in its 37th Meeting held on 20.09.2019 at Goa-reg

106

20/09/2019

Decisions taken by the GST Council in its 37th Meeting held on 20.09.2019

105

27/07/2019

Regarding decisions approved by the GST Council in its 36th meeting held on 27.07.2019 via video conference

104

03/07/2019

Second Press release on Annual Return (FORM GSTR-9) and Reconciliation Statement (FORM GSTR-9C)

103

01/07/2019

Press release on conclusion of GST DAY, 2019, dated 1st July 2019

102

28/06/2019

Press Release for GST Day function to be held on 1st July, 2019

101

20/06/2019

IGST refunds to the exporters for taking further necessary action

100

11/06/2019

Transition Plan to the new GST Return

99

06/06/2019

Clarifications on filing on Annual Return (FORM GSTR-9)

98

04/06/2019

FAQ on Real estate sector, dated 7th May, 2019

97

07/05/2019

Advertisement for GST Practitioners’ Examination scheduled to be held on 14.06.2019

96

07/05/2019

Press Release regarding examination for GST Practitioners on 14.06.2019

95

22/04/2019

Extension of last date for furnishing return in FORM GSTR-3B for March, 2019 to 23.04.2019.

94

21/04/2019

Decisions taken by the GST Council in the 34th meeting held on 19th March, 2019 regarding GST rate on real estate sector

93

19/03/2019

Implementation of various decisions taken by the GST Council for the MSME sector

92

07/03/2019

Press note on recommendations of the 33rd GST Council meeting held on 24th February, 2019

91

24/02/2019

Recommendations made during 32nd Meeting of the GST Council held on 10th January,2019 MSME

90

10/01/2019

Recommendations made during 31st Meeting of the GST Council held on 22nd December, 2018 (New Delhi)-Rate changes

89

22/12/2018

In-Principle approval given for Law Amendments during 31stMeeting of the GST Council

88

22/12/2018

Certain important issues referred by GST Council to various Committees / GoM

87

22/12/2018

Recommendations made during 31st Meeting of the GST Council held on 22nd December, 2018 (New Delhi)-Rate changes and clarification in Goods

86

22/12/2018

Decisions taken by the GST Council in the 31st meeting held on 22ndDecember 2018 regarding GST rate on services

85

22/12/2018

Decisions taken by the GST Council in the 31st meeting held on 22ndDecember 2018 regarding GST rate on services

84

22/12/2018

Store NameFormation of GoM in pursuance of the decisions of the 31st GST Council Meeting - Reg.

83

08/12/2018

Effective tax rate on complex, building and flats

82

07/12/2018

Press Release for extension of due date for filing of Annual return FORMS GSTR-9, GSTR-9A and GSTR-9C to 31st March, 2019

81

03/12/2018

Status of GST Refunds

80

01/11/2018

EXAMINATION FOR CONFIRMATION OF ENROLLMENT OF GST PRACTITIONERS

79

21/07/2018

Decision regarding services taken in the 28th GST Council meeting held on 21.07.2018

78

21/07/2018

Changes recommended by the GST Council regarding goods in its meeting held on 21.07.2018

77

21/07/2018

Return Simplification in the 28th GST Council Meeting held on 21st July, 2018

76

21/07/2018

Press Note on Trade friendly measures

75

21/07/2018

Press Note on GST Law Amendments

74

18/07/2018

Nodal officers nominated for implementation of e-way bill system

English

73

29/06/2018

Press release with respect to GST Day

72

31/05/2018

Press Release on e-way bill for intra-State movement of goods

71

24/05/2018

Press Release on e-way bill for intra-State movement of goods for Assam & Rajasthan

70

14/05/2018

Changes in GST Rate

69

14/05/2018

Return Simplification

68

04/05/2018

Changes in the Shareholding Pattern of GSTN

67

04/05/2018

Decisions taken by the GST Council in the 34thmeeting held on 19thMarch, 2019 regarding GST rate on real estate sector

66

23/04/2018

Last Date for Filing of Annual Return in GST for the year 2017-18 extended up to 30th June, 2019

65

23/04/2018

Implementation of various decisions taken by the GST Council for the MSME Sector; Issue of Notifications there of

64

18/04/2018

Recommendations of the 33rd GST Council meeting

63

17/04/2018

Group of Ministers (GoM) constituted on issues relating to lottery

62

10/04/2018

7-Member Group of Ministers (GoM) constituted for boosting the Real Estate Sector under the GST regime by providing a Composition Scheme for Residential Construction Units among others

61

06/04/2018

Recommendations made by the GST Council in its 32nd Meeting held today under the Chairmanship of the Union Minister of Finance & Corporate Affairs, Shri Arun Jaitley

60

04/04/2018

IT Grievance Redressal Mechanism

59

02/04/2018

Smooth roll out of e-Way Bill system from 01st April, 2018

58

01/04/2018

Smooth roll out of e-Way Bill system from 01st April, 2018

57

31/03/2018

Clarification on E-Way Bill System

56

28/03/2018

"Refund Fortnight"

55

16/03/2018

GST Export Refunds

54

12/03/2018

Press Release exporter extension v1.0 in GST Council meeting held on 10.03.2018

53

12/03/2018

Press Note Return RCM TDS in GST Council meeting held on 10.03.2018

52

12/03/2018

Press Note Return RCM TDS in GST Council meeting held on 10.03.2018.

51

12/03/2018

Press Note Return RCM TDS in GST Council meeting held on 10.03.2018.

51

22/01/2018

Press Note on RWAs.

50

22/01/2018

Press Note threshold exemption on services by way of admission to events

49

22/01/2018

Press Note on reduction of GST rate for admission to Amusement Parks etc

48

22/01/2018

Press Note on Recommendations made by the GST Council in its 25th Meeting held on 18th January, 2018 at Delhi for the housing sector

47

19/01/2018

Press Release in relation to changes in rates of goods

46

19/01/2018

Press Release in relation to policy changes

45

19/01/2018

Decisions relating to Services in the 25th meeting of GST Council held at New Delhi on 18.01.2018

44

29/12/2017

No Extenstion of last date for filing return in FORM GSTR-1 

43

29/12/2017

Interstate E-Way Bill

42

16/12/2017

Filing of Form TRAN-I to avail Input Tax Credit

41

12/12/2017

GST Refund

40

29/11/2017

Appeal to Industry leaders to pass the benefit of GST Rate Reduction to the Consumers

39

20/11/2017

After Notf. on GST Rate Changes

38

16/11/2017

Appeal to Industry leaders to pass the benefit of GST Rate Reduction to the Consumers

37

10/11/2017

After Notf. on GST Rate Changes

36

10/11/2017

Press Release on Recommendations made by the GST Council on GST Rate Changes in the 23rd meeting at Guwahati on 10.11.2017

35

10/11/2017

Press Release On Changes recommended in Composition Scheme

34

10/11/2017

GST Rate Changes

33

10/11/2017

Recommendations made by the GST Council in the 23rd meeting at Guwahati on 10.11.2017

English

32

10/11/2017

Press Release on Recommendations made by the GST Council on GST Rate Changes in the 23rd meeting at Guwahati on 10.11.2017

31

24/10/2017

Press Release On Changes recommended in Composition Scheme

30

06/10/2017

GST Rate Changes

29

06/10/2017

Recommendations made by the GST Council in the 23rd meeting at Guwahati on 10.11.2017

28

06/10/2017

Press note on decisions taken by GST council in 22nd meeting on 06/10/2017

27

20/09/2017

On Branded Food Products &.; Actionable Claim, for taking necessary action

26

30/08/2017

GST (Compensation to States) Act 2017

25

23/08/2017

Press release on Selling of Space for advertisement in print media

24

17/08/2017

On clarification regarding availability of transitional credit for GST

23

7/08/2017

Compensation Cess on Motor Vehicle

22

25/07/2017

The GST Saga

21

25/07/2017

National Anti-profiteering Authority under GST

20

22/07/2017

Concerns of the tax payers arising from transition to the GST regime

19

18/07/2017

Clarification on GST rates on hotel accommodation

18

17/07/2017

Increase in the compensation cess on Cigarettes

17

15/07/2017

Press Release dt 15.07.2017 on - "Legal Services"

15

15/06/2017

Applicability of margin scheme under GST on old & used bottles

14

15/06/2017

Clarification on Tax in Reverse Charge on Gold Ornaments

13

13/07/2017

Lodging in Hostels

12

13/07/2017

GST on Free Food Supplied by Religious Places

11

11/07/2017

GST on Gifts

10

11/07/2017

GST on Gifts

9

10/07/2017

Jammu & Kashmir Joins GST

8

07/07/2017

Clarification on migration, new registration, opting for composition scheme, and issue of Bills of supply

7

07/07/2017

GST Rate Finder

6

17/07/2017

Press Release dt 07.07.2017 on "Education"

5

05/07/2017

Press Release dt 05.07.2017 regarding meaning of registered brand name in the context of GST rates

4

04/07/2017

Press release on GST-KI-Master ClassPress release on GST-KI-Master Class

3

04/07/2017

Press release on GST rate for specified items for Physically Challenged Persons

2

03/07/2017

Press release on Abolishment of Check Posts.

1

02/07/2017

Press release on GST Implementation