Rahul Zaware: Confusion on the slab rate between 12% and 18%

Rahul Zawarre, Zaware Creative Enterprises, says there is no doubt that getting HSN status will be a morale boost. Also, until the GST regime came into place, printing...


Pratik Shah: Real impact will be visible once eWay bills are implemented

Pratik Shah, director, Printstop, says product categorisation under HSN seems to be a more logical choice


NIten Shah and Shailesh Sharma: "Our products need to be covered under HSN"

On the first anniversary of demonetisation, PrintWeek India solicits the views of Niten Shah and Shailesh Sharma; and tries to ascertain if the animal spirits will...


Manu Choudhury: There should be reduction in the number of returns

Manu Choudhury, CDC Printers, says the IT structure also needs to be upgraded as there is way too much traffic during the last few days of filing returns and server...


Manish Gupta: Industry status will help printers source funds for expansion

Manish Gupta, Konica Minolta, says there should be one rate for all applications and printing should be put under a lower category, including the raw material like...


Hiren Karia: There is some clarity but lot more is needed

Hiren Karia, Jayraj Papers, says there should be a single rate of GST for Chapter 48 paper (excluding newsprint and wallpaper), and reverse charge mechanism should...


Dev Nair: Interpretation of GST rates has been quite a challenge

Dev Nair of Kohinoor Printers says the processes in GST are time-consuming and they need to be simplified.


The science of offset printing plates

The principal operational functioning of all offset presses is the same, whether single colour or multi-colour, sheetfed or web-fed, domestically manufactured or...


Onset of Industry 4.0 and print industry’s next frontier

Puneet Datta, director, professional printing products, Canon India, charts the course of digital printing in the future and argues that the need of the hour is...


GST will make billing simpler

Sigma Corp is engaged in wholesale and retail trading in screen, offset and transfer printing materials with two units at Balanagar and Chikkadpally in Hyderabad....

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