Sushant Jain: Overall the GST impact has been positive

Sushant Jain of Galgo Fine Papers says while the impact of GST has been positive multiple slabs are confusing because its customers purchase raw materials at lower...


RY Kamat: Printing inks should be brought under a single GST rate

RY Kamat of Hubergroup India says as most of the company products are under 18% GST rate, its customers have not majorly reported difficulty.


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.


Non-clarity about GST impacts print trade during Diwali season

The animal spirits are not churning. Diwali has been slow. The market sentiments in Mumbai and Delhi is bearish – this becomes clear in one of Mumbai’s busiest industry...


Mehul Desai: Challenging times for all businesses - The Noel D'Cunha Sunday Column

Mehul Desai was reappointed as president of BMPA for the second term during the 46th annual general meet. In his speech, to the members in the audience, he said,...


GST blues continues to bedevil printers

The print and packaging industry has seen business, contract. Anecdotal evidence suggests consumable consumption has been at the lowest post July. One leading printer...


Roundtable on GST and other new skills at Jumpstart 2017

The ninth edition of Jumpstart, the annual conference for children’s content creators, organised by German Book Office, New Delhi, was held at the India International...

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