Anil Kuruvilla

Anil Kuruvilla

Senior Manager with ONESOURCE Indirect Tax in Portland, Oregon. Responsible for management of global indirect tax changes. JD from University of Oregon and BA in Biology from University of Chicago. Member of Oregon State Bar.

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Assam Ratifies GST Amendment

The GST Amendment has been ratified first in the north-eastern Indian state of Assam. The BJP which is the majority at the national level, also is in the majority in Assam Legislative Assembly. The BJP controls the state assemblies in the following states: Gujarat Madhya Pradesh Chhattisgarh Rajasthan Goa Haryana Maharashtra Jharkhand So it … Read More

GST Tackles Electronic Commerce

The Finance Minister “officially” released the GST model law this week, it had been released a couple of months earlier. The model law confirms the dual GST system proposed for years. It also had a provision to address electronic commerce and its targets electronic commerce operators to collect and remit tax. Electronic commerce was defined … Read More

China: 1 year transition for e-commerce

By Yanchen Zhou On 24 May 2016 , subject to State Council’s approval, China’s General Administration of Customs (GAC) announced the new administration rules (Shubanfa [2016] No.29) in the transitional period for cross-border e-commerce retail import. Suppliers of goods to Chinese consumers had been worried about how the new regulations could impact their bottom line … Read More