The Cob(Web)s on GST
by Shailendra Kumar
GST - Is it worth reviving the 'Exorcised Ghost' of Sugar Cess?
Number : 607
Dated : May 17, 2018
Sugar CESS - GST Council should not cave in to EAT the 'forbidden fruit'!
Number : 606
Dated : May 10, 2018
GST - Sugar CESS - A Pause before Decision may serve better!
Number : 605
Dated : May 05, 2018
GST future reforms - A Litmus Test for Cooperative Federalism!
Number : 601
Dated : April 05, 2018
Indian GST-efficiency falls short of half mark but nothing to worry about!
Number : 600
Dated : March 29, 2018
GST - Data Analytics turning out to be most potent anti-evasion tool!
Number : 599
Dated : March 22, 2018
IGST 'Little Boat' may not sail in Nilekani's proposed GSTR model
Number : 598
Dated : March 15, 2018
GST - Consumption States need to work hard for more revenue
Number : 597
Dated : March 08, 2018
GST - Set your House in order before using the 'Lathi' !
Number : 594
Dated : February 15, 2018
GSTR data - An Analyst's delight!
Number : 592
Dated : February 01, 2018
Designing new GSTR - But certainly not at cost of ITC!
Number : 591
Dated : 25 January 2018
GST Council approves several Amendments in Laws - (+) & (-) both
Number : 590
Dated : 22 January 2018
Rebooting of GST - A TIOL word of caution for the Council
Number : 589
Dated : 18 January 2018
GST - Is mod se jaate hain syndrome continues ...
Number : 588
11 January 2018
Tampering with GSTR-3B may lead to 'triple dip' Disruption of Economy!
Number : 585
Dated : 07 December 2017
Revamped GST calls for change in Basic Design!
Number : 583
Dated : 07 December 2017
Tax Payment - GST Council needs to guillotine Multiple Ledger System
Number : 582
Dated : 30 November 2017
GST - Consumers cry for mercy!
Number : 581
Dated : 22 November 2017
Flawed Business Processes take toll on revenue & GST's Design!
Number : 580
Dated : 16 November 2017
Business Processes have failed GST! Council needs to 'Reboot' it!
Number : 579
Dated : 09 November 2017
GST heading for Avalanche of Litigation!
Number : 578
Dated : 02 November 2017
GST getting caught in storm of invoice mismatch! Exporters get a feel of it!
Number : 577
Dated : 26 October 2017
GST - Is it going to be costly perestroika for BJP?
Number : 576
Dated : 19 October 2017
Kudos to GST Council but more needs to be done!
Number : 575
Dated : 12 October 2017
Problems, Problems & Problems - What should GST Council do to handhold taxpayers?
Number : 574
Dated : 05 October 2017
World Trade recovers but India's exports suffers! Thanks to GST
Number : 573
Dated : 28 September 2017
GST - Ground-level problems crying for solutions!
Number : 572
Dated : 21 September 2017
GST Mess - Why blame GSTN alone! It's time to review Business Processes!
Number : 571
Dated : 14 September 2017
GST Let Down by GSTN
Number : 570
07 September 2017
GST Network & Data Protection - Shadow of SC Judgement
Number : 569
Dated : 31 August 2017
GST - A Sad Tale of GSTN & Ease of Doing Business gone!
Number : 568
Dated : 24 August 2017
Paying GST without ITC? - It's unfair!
Number : 567
Dated : 17 August 2017
RCM Brahmastra under GST - Income Tax Department to be key Beneficiary
Number : 566
Dated : 10 August 2017
GST-related Clarifications - Press Releases & Tweets a risky Culture!
Number : 563
Dated : 20 July 2017
Two key challenges for CBDT - Mounting tax arrears & GST humongous data
Number : 562
Dated : 13 July 2017
GST Roll-out with hiccups; White Paper on Future DESIGN warranted
Number : 561
Dated : 06 July 2017
GST July 1 - A Historic Gain & a Loss!
Number : 560
Dated : 29 June 2017
GST - July 1 - Another 'Disruptive' Decision?
Number : 559
Dated : 22 June 2017
GST - July 1 - Welcome to the World of Complete Chaos!
Number : 558
Dated : 15 June 2017
July vs September - GST Council needs to avail Constitutional space for better preparedness?
Number : 557
Dated : 08 June 2017
GST - A decision to delay much warranted!
Number : 556
Dated : 01 June 2017
GST Rate Fixation - A Death Knell for Corporate Lobbying?
Number : 555
Dated : 25 May 2017
GST - A New Look CBEC, sorry, CBIC on the cards
Number : 549
Dated : 13 Apr 2017
Hasty passage of GST Bills - Customs loses power to levy IGST on Import of Goods!!
Number : 548
Dated : 06 Apr 2017
GST Bills - A Bundle of Pain & Relief, both!
Number : 547
Dated : 30 Mar 2017
Rising Din Against Litigation - Do something before India boards GST Bus
Dated : 23 Mar 2017
CAG Audit guillotined? - Should Parliament necessarily go with GST Council?
Dated : 16 Mar 2017
GST Council needs to address growing feeling of being wronged!
Dated : 02 Mar 2017
IGST continues to be 'Apple of Discord'
Dated : 23 Feb 2017
Do we have Plan B if GST Network fails?
Dated : 16 Feb 2017
IGST - GST Council rocks the 'Little Boat'!
Dated : 09 Feb 2017
Division of GST Assessee-base - CBEC officers rightly in pain - FM needs to apply balm!
Dated : 26 Jan 2017
GST Rapprochement - Is everything lost for CBEC?
Dated : 19 Jan 2017
Kudos to Mr Jaitley for steadily steering GST Council towards 'Destination' & Tax!
Dated : 05 Jan 2017
Delay in GST Roll-out - Will GST Council answer its critics today?
Dated : 22 Dec 2016
Employer-Employee Services: GST Model Law really intends to tax Diwali & Christmas Gifts?
Dated : 15 Dec 2016
GST - Let's not water down the Territorial Waters issue
Dated : 08 Dec 2016
Is GST Council heading for Stalemate?
Dated : 03 Nov 2016
GST Tryst with Three Fault lines!
Dated : 27 Oct 2016
GST Rate Structure - Demerit Goods - Politics of Cess would not work!
Dated : 20 Oct 2016
Taxing Services - First Bone of Contention - How should GST Council arrive at compromise?
Dated : 06 Oct 2016
An extraordinary going by GST Council; More decisions to be made tomorrow
Dated : 29 Sep 2016
First Mega Decision of GST Council - Service Providers & Manufacturers exited from Composition Scheme
Dated : 23 Sep 2016
'Errors' in GST Notifications - Dr Adhia, do not let them snowball into huge embarrassment!
Dated : 18 Sep 2016
GST Roll-out - Dr Adhia, an unstoppable dynamo, sees nothing but ONLY April 1, 2017!
Dated : 15 Sep 2016
Is GST Council going to depend more on Consensus Democracy for efficiency!
Dated : 08 Sep 2016
Hasty Implementation of GST may end up 'eating up' Small & Tiny Businesses!
Dated : 01 Sep 2016
GST Council - A Baby likely to be born with major Legal & Constitutional handicaps
Dated : 18 Aug 2016
Dear FM, Let's not rush into, India can ill-afford semi-cooked GST Laws
Dated : 11 Aug 2016
Small Businesses do not exist for GST Model Law!!
Dated : 07 Jul 2016
GST Model Law - Is India itching for 'under-cooked' reform?
Dated : 23 Jun 2016
Digital Economy - Service Tax - A 'TRIP' worth caring for!
Dated : 28 Jan 2016
Can Betting & Gaming piggyback on GST Bill? - Let's bet on it!
Dated : 07 Jan 2016
Delayed GST is better than flawed one - Does FM really mean it?
Dated : 24 Dec 2015
Passage of GST Bill - FM calls it quits!!
Dated : 17 Dec 2015
Breakdown in GST Caravan - Guard against All Forces
Dated : 10 Dec 2015
Proposed Business Processes under GST call for serious 'polishing'!
Dated : 15 Oct 2015
Pressure builds on GST Balloon but CBEC continues to ...
Dated : 27 Aug 2015
Filibustering by Opposition may help 'refine' delayed GST System!
Dated : 06 Aug 2015
The 'Baking' of GST
Dated : 23 Jul 2015
Formation of two more Committees - Does it mean that Centre & States are not GST-ready?
Dated : 18 Jun 2015
Credit Flow in GST Regime - And the Discredit goes to ...
Dated : 21 May 2015
GST Bill half-passed but FM needs to guard against serious fault lines!
Dated : 07 May 2015
GST gets caught in another cycle of birth pangs
Dated : 30 Apr 2015
Has Union Cabinet really put GST Caravan on 'fire'!
Dated : 18 Dec 2014
Central GST roll-out: Has Doctrine of 'ekla cholo re' really prevailed over Jaitley?
Dated : 10 Jul 2014
'GST in India' - A Tale of Three 'Bowls' of Conflict
Dated : 08 May 2014
GST Caught in Womb of Big Questions!
Dated : 18 Apr 2013
GST - States for band rates and no DSA; GST Network 'nets' ownership controversy
Dated : 31 Jan 2013
Let's Talk About Growth-Tonic called GST
Dated : 15 Nov 2012
GST ke liye kuchch bhi karega!
Dated : 24 Mar 2011
Pranab Da Shows Unflinching Determination to GST Roll-Out!
Dated : 03 Mar 2011
Last chance for GST caravans to be back on feet!
Dated : 10 Feb 2011
GST: Pranab Da prefers to ride horses of optimism!
Dated : 16 Dec 2010
Political cul-de-sac for GST: Tax reforms - no longer jindabad!
Dated : 09 Dec 2010
GST Roll-out: States fail Indian Economy - Dasgupta proposes 'Interim Arrangement' - FM rejects it
Dated : 30 Sep 2010
GST - Constitutional Amendment Bill - EC again says NO - Will Mr Mukherjee take call to move Bill in Parliament this session?
Dated : 19 Aug 2010
GST - North Block shows never-die spirit, turns GST Council into recommendatory body to earn States' support
Dated : 12 Aug 2010
Dear FM, GST-boat is not fully rocked; A few quick steps may bring it back on rail!
Dated : 05 Aug 2010
GST roll-out: FM floats 'Fusion Theory' for dual rates; succeeds in roping in purchase tax
Dated : 22 Jul 2010
States to rediscover GST on July 21; Nandan Nilekani to take States through voyage of rediscovery!
Dated : 15 Jul 2010
Centre prepares for 'Flawed GST' with dual rates; All efforts to realise April 1, 2011 deadline
Dated : 24 Jun 2010
GST - Major Breakthrough - Centre & States almost-agree for Rs 10 lakh exemption threshold limit
Dated : 27 May 2010
GST - 'Pati, Patni & Woh' syndrome - Episode II
Dated : 20 May 2010
GST - When 'Pati, Patni & Woh' are in agreement, why is the delay?
Dated : 13 May 2010
Finance Commission Task Force Report on GST - The Enemy within!
Dated : 17 Dec 2009
GST roll-out: Dual rate for goods and services may lead to systemic duel!
Dated : 19 Nov 2009
GST roll-out: State fiscal jingoists succeed in proving April 1st as 'Fool's Day'!
Dated : 12 Nov 2009
GST White Paper all set to be unveiled but will it really demystify it?
Dated : 22 Oct 2009
Does GST mean 'Go Slow Tax' reform for States in India? - A case for Single GST
Dated : 02 Jul 2009
Congress manifesto promises GST by 2010! - Is it hinting at restoration of higher excise duty and service tax rate?
Dated : 26 Mar 2009