GST to be launched on June 30 midnight in Parliament

The new indirect tax regime — The Goods and Services Tax (GST) — will be launched at the midnight of June 30 in the Central Hall of Parliament in an hour-long event that will evoke memories of the “Tryst with Destiny” moment of 1947. President Pranab Mukherjee, Vice President Hamid Ansari, Prime Minister Narendra ModiRead More

Is buying a new car before GST rolls out a good option?

The Good and Services Tax (GST) will be implemented from July 2017, and as the day approaches, the car market in India is getting hotter and hotter. Almost all major automakers are offering attractive discounts. However, the buyers are confused whether to buy a car now or wait for the implementation of GST. It’s aRead More

Amazon joins GST clearance rush with big electronics sale

With retailers keen to clear stocks before the Goods and Services Tax (GST) kicks in on 1 July, online retailer Amazon has joined the bandwagon with three-day Smartphone Sale starting from today and will lasting till 21 July, which will cover a range of mainly electronic items. The company is offering deals and discounts onRead More

GST bonanza: Electronics, lifestyle goods get cheaper

If you have been bitten by the shopping bug, you can’t be blamed. Well, at least, not this year. After all, it is not often that retail stores offer steep discounts in the months of May–June. While monsoon sales by apparel stores usually start by end of June and electronic stores do have some clearanceRead More

With GST Single-Function Printers to Cost Less but MFPs to Cost More

Printer market in the country is facing a lot of headwinds due to the digital drive in organizations. The government’s move to revise GST rates has brought down the prices of single-function printers but increased the prices of multifunction printers in the country. Earlier the GST Council had set the GST at 28 % onRead More