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June 30 Aadhaar Deadline Not To Be Extended, Government Tells Top Court

Several petitions challenging the constitutional validity of the Unique Identity programme Aadhaar are pending in the Supreme Court. New Delhi: There is “no question” of extending the June 30 deadline for making Aadhaar mandatory for availing benefits of…

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Apply for passport via mobile using the mPassport Seva app

  Back in 2013, the Ministry of External Affairs launched the mPassport Seva app on Android, iOS and Windows Phone platforms. With the app, you can get to know passport-related information right on your smartphone. mPassport Seva is…

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GST Rate Fixed For Services: How It May Impact You

The rates will be 5, 12, 18, and 28 per cent, depending on the classification from the council which exempted healthcare and educational services from the purview of the GST. The Goods and Services Tax Council chaired by…

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Filing Income Tax Returns? Things To Keep In Mind As Deadline Approaches

The income tax filing website typically has lots of server downtime due to last minute rush so ensure that you do not wait until the last day to file your returns.  With the close of the financial year,…

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GST rates finalised; food grains to be cheaper, 5% tax on sugar, tea, edible oils

Only 19 percent of goods will be taxed above 18 percent while 81 percent of items will fall under below 18 percent GST rate slabs. New Delhi: The GST Council on Thursday finalised tax rates of goods and…

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‘Pay Arrears Immediately’: Income Tax Department Names Five Defaulters

The taxman has begun this exercise of naming and shaming tax defaulters for the last few years and had named at least 96 such entities which have huge tax liabilities on them and have either gone non-traceable or…

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How The GST Tax System Will Benefit You

Goods and Services Tax (GST), the new direct tax system which the government plans to roll out from July 1, 2017 will make India one unified market and will bundle various state and central taxes under it. GST…

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