Effectively, it will be a universal composition scheme in the restaurant sector, said Finance Minister Arun Jaitley during a press meet after the Council meet today.
"Congress Finance Ministers will force changes in GST Council meeting today".
Karnataka Agriculture Minister Krishna Byre Gowda said the Congress had earlier asked that the GST rate should not be more than 18%, but the Centre went ahead with the five tax rate slabs of 0, 5, 12, 18 and 28%.
According to Divyesh Lapsiwala, Tax Partner, EY India: "Rate reduction for 200 plus goods and services may be suggestive of the fact that there is good buoyancy in tax collections, promoting a rate rationalisation". The 23 GST Council meeting held at Guwahati restructured the GST frame and modified several tax rates for the public. The GST Council is also expected to offer more relief to small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in terms of compliance burden.
Ground invasion 'only way' to stop North Korea
The U.S. administration says it seeks a diplomatic solution to the nuclear standoff but "all options" are on the table. It was not pleasant for them, was it?' said Trump, who wore a leather bomber jacket as he addressed the troops.
13 items have been moved from 18% to 12%, 6 items from 18% to 5%, 8 items from 12% to 5%, 6 items from 5% to nil, the FM said. GST was being charged on existing rates. It has proposed a uniform tax rate of 12 per cent. The panel also recommended lowering tax rates for the manufacturers and restaurants under the composition scheme as manufacturers presently paying GST at 2 percent, the rate for restaurants is 5 percent.
The GST Council has been meeting every month since the new indirect tax regime was introduced on July 1, 2017.
Some of the products that are now out of the 28 per cent tax group are shampoo, chocolates, beauty products, furniture, sanitaryware and construction items such as marble and granite, media reported.
"Government can no longer duck these issues", he said adding that the Gujarat elections had forced the government to heed advice of the opposition and experts on the flaws in the implementation of GST.
Overall, Disney's studio revenue fell 21% to $1.43 billion, because Cars 3 couldn't match 2016's Finding Dory . Rian Johnson, director of The Last Jedi instalment that opens next month, is already at work on the project.
The Marion County Health Department offers free lead testing on all consumer products every Thursday from noon to 5:00 p.m. Additionally, the packaging for the brass spinner says the toy is appropriate for ages "6 and up".
The Giants also waived defensive end Jordan Williams and corner Tim Scott - both of whom played in Sunday's loss. Jenkins was late returning to the team after the bye week, missing a day with an unexcused absence.
Keith Schiller spoke to the committee on Tuesday in a closed-door interview, but three sources confirmed the topic to NBC News. He said he relayed the offer to Trump as they made their way to the billionaire's Moscow hotel room and Trump laughed it off.
Bradford, who has missed six of the past seven games, would be done for the regular season if placed on injured reserve. The Vikings then traded for Bradford, who led the team to an 8-8 record during the 2016 season.
The Times notes that FSU is not the first school to adopt such a measure in an effort to change the culture of Greek life. Florida State is at least the third university this year to suspend Greek life because of alcohol-related tragedies.
Those circumstances were dramatically different than the decision that was made today on All The Money In The World . The actor has since been accused by more than dozen men of either sexually harassing or assaulting them.
Mitchell, a professor of early Christian literature and the New Testament at the University of Chicago Divinity School. Officials in Alabama said the opinions of national Republican leaders would have little effect on the state party.
Terry Crews Files Police Report Over Alleged Sexual Assault
Why?" Terry Crews walked out of LAPD's Hollywood Division with resolve to go after a powerful Hollywood agent for sexual assault . The Brooklyn Nine-Nine actor elaborated further in his tweet about why he waited so long to speak on the incident.
Twitter to roll out 280-character tweets worldwide
During the test, Twitter found that users who tweeted more received more likes, retweets and mentions. Twitter says it's ending its iconic 140-character limit - and giving almost everyone 280 characters.
David Moyes keen to 'meet West Ham fans'
Hours after Bilic departed West Ham, he was already linked with the Fenerbahce job by the Turkish outlet Fotomac. Moyes' first game in charge will be at Watford in the Premier League on 19 November.