J&K Will Suffer Crippling Losses Without GST, Says Jaitley

New Delhi—With Jammu and Kashmir government still undecided on rolling out the Goods and Services Tax (GST) in the state from 1 July, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Friday that the border state stood to suffer major losses if it does not implement GST. “J&K (sic) has a different system because of the Article 370 giving […]

‘Wait Till July 8’: Govt Tells Jammu Traders

Srinagar—The State government has assured traders of Jammu region that the new tax regime would be implemented in the State by July 8. “Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti and Finance Minister Haseeb Drabu assured us that the new tax regime in the state will be implemented by July 8,” Jammu Chambers of Commerce and Industry (JCCI) President, Rakesh […]

GST Row: Kashmir Traders Call for Shutdown Today

Srinagar—Traders in Kashmir have called for a shutdown against the Goods and Service Tax (GST) regime even as Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti’s government is facing growing opposition to the reforms from political parties, traders and pro-freedom leaders. Finance Minister Dr Haseeb Drabu thinking otherwise is keen to implement the new regime saying that traders can’t […]

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