GST mop-up crosses Rs 1 trn for second straight month on festive sales

Reinforcing the economic recovery trend, goods and services tax collection surpassed the Rs 1-trillion mark for the second consecutive month in November, according to the official data. Although slightly lower than the previous month, the robust mop-up could be attributed to the festival season demand, experts said, cautioning that this might not be sustainable in the coming months.

stood at Rs 1.049 trillion in November, as against Rs 1.051 trillion in October, the data released by the on Tuesday showed. This is also the third straight month when rose year-on-year (YoY), indicating the reinstatement of normalcy in economic activity after months of disruption caused by the Covid-19 lockdown.

The November collection was 1.42 per cent higher than that in the same month a year ago, down from 10.25 per cent YoY growth in October and 3.87 per cent in September. These collections mostly account for transactions done in October, and hence represent the impact of the festival season. The lower e-way bill generation in November, at 55.3 million compared to 64.1 million in October, suggests that the December GST mop-up may be lower.

“The trends regarding the sustainability of demand

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Vodafone Idea bites the bullet on tariff hike as firm struggles to pay dues

Cash-strapped (VI) has taken a lead in hiking tariffs by 6 to 8 per cent as it struggles to retain customers and clear its pending dues. However, the company has moved cautiously by raising the tariff only in limited circles such as Uttar Pradesh. While the hike comes into immediate effect, there has been no announcement.

In the post-earnings call in October, managing director Ravinder Takkar had said the company would not shy away from taking the first step in raising tariffs. Bharti Airtel Chairman Sunil Mittal had also said last week that there was an urgent need to increase rates.

The latest move, even if it is symbolic, is the first rate hike after the one announced end of 2019.

The Voda Idea share price rose 2.45 per cent to close at Rs 10.05 on BSE. On the of tariff hike by Voda Idea, even Bharti Airtel’s stock went up 3.5 per cent to close at Rs 479 on Tuesday.

The tariff hike of Rs 50 has been effected under Vodafone Idea’s RED family pack plans which currently cost Rs 598 and Rs 749, respectively. However, the rates for the

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Why Purchasing expensive .bond domain is indicator of reputable institution

Reputability is everything when it comes to financial decisions and investment.

You can think of your reputation as a form of currency; businesses without a solid reputation will quickly find their cash flow dwindling.

No matter the size of your company, you should be making a point to be thinking about your presence online. As we increasingly live our lives online, we have to ensure that the first impression counts while remembering that last impressions are forever.

Registering a .BOND domain name could be the first step towards your digital success.

If you are a financial institution, such as a bank, a trust, an insurance company a brokerage firm, or and investment dealer, then you are engaged in the business of dealing with financial and monetary transactions encompassing a broad range of business operations within the financial services sector.

Making decisions about domain extensions and cybersecurity typically aren’t part of the daily business. However, that doesn’t mean that they are any less important for long-term success.

An important aspect of a proactive branding strategy and establishing a trustworthy online presence is your domain name. But the name itself is only part of the deal; you also have to determine which

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