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India GST is nearing the homestretch

India GST is nearing the homestretch

Last summer India’s Parliament finally approved the Constitutional Amendment Bill. With that out of the way, India will now have to sort out five enabling laws—the CGST Bill, SGST Bill, IGST Bill, UTGST Bill and Compensation Bill. These five laws appear to be the final hurdles before GST can be implemented. The SGST Bill will need the approval of … Read More

Part 2: India’s Goods and Services Tax: Key challenges for corporates to consider

Part 2: India’s Goods and Services Tax: Key challenges for corporates to consider

GST is being touted as one of the single biggest economic reform in India since liberalization and one that promises to change the way India does business. This is is Part 2 of a two part blog series discussing the challenges for corporations implanting the impending India’s Goods and Services Tax requirement. See Part … Read More

Part 1: India’s Goods and Services Tax: Key challenges for corporates to consider

Part 1: India’s Goods and Services Tax: Key challenges for corporates to consider

GST is being touted as one of the single biggest economic reform in India since liberalization and one that promises to change the way India does business. This is Part 1 of a two part blog series discussing the challenges for corporations implanting the impending India’s Goods and Services Tax requirement. You can read … Read More

11-11 Alibaba Shopping Festival:  Others chop their hands off, we talk about tax

11-11 Alibaba Shopping Festival: Others chop their hands off, we talk about tax

  My friend Lily announced she has received her 31st parcel ordered on 11-11 Shopping Festival (usually called as “Double 11”) this morning. I want to chop my hands off, Lily said. In China, Hands-chopping People refer to big online spenders who self-mockingly say that they would like to chop their hands off after buying … Read More

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A Name on the Taxpayer Black List Could Freeze A Business in China

China Tax News reported 6 tax audit cases, which have brought the revised Taxpayer Black List regime and the Joint Punishment mechanism under spotlight. The Black List regime took its debut in July 2014, upon State Administration of Taxation (SAT) announced Bulletin 2016 No. 41 (Measures for the Disclosure of Significant Tax Law-breaking Cases). … Read More

Transitioning to GST Involves Unparalleled Work and Big Challenges

Transitioning to GST Involves Unparalleled Work and Big Challenges

GST or VAT is prevalent in world over in almost 150 countries where no distinction is made between goods and services for levying tax. GST is a multi-layer tax where the consumer of the good or services bears the ultimate burden of the entire tax. In India, the current indirect taxes structure is complex and … Read More