Presiding over her first GST Council meeting, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman-led GST Council on June 21 extended the deadline to file annual returns to August 30. Sitharaman, who took over as Finance Minister last month, presided over the 35th meeting of the GST Council. All states expect Karnataka, Mizoram and Telangana were represented in the meeting. In a major move, the Council has decided to use Aadhaar for registration on GSTN. The Council approved the two-year extension of National Anti-profiteering Authority.
Here are the other important talking points from today’s meeting:
– E-ticketing for multiplexes approved
– Fitment Committee to take a relook at rate reduction on EVs