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GST council to discuss simplifying returns on 4 May, converting GSTN into government company on agenda

GST council to discuss simplifying returns on 4 May, converting GSTN into government company on agenda

New Delhi: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley-chaired GST Council will meet on 4 May to discuss a simpler return form and the amendments required in the indirect tax regime rules. The 27th meeting of the council, comprising state finance ministers, will meet through video conferencing and will also mull over the proposal of converting GSTN into a government company. A decision on…

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Blockchain: An opportunity for accountants? Or a threat?

Blockchain: An opportunity for accountants? Or a threat?

The emergence of blockchain technology has led to a concern in the CPA profession that is perfectly understandable. Technological advances can threaten people’s livelihoods in any number of professions. The development of the internet had a devastating effect on newspaper journalists, and some experts say self-driving vehicles may cause huge job losses among truck drivers. Blockchain, meanwhile, has implications for…

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