‘18% GST on parathas, as they are not ready-to-eat’

The controversy over the goods and services tax (GST) rate on food products refuses to die. Now, the Gujarat-based authority of advance rulings (AAR) has ruled that ‘parathas’ would attract 18 per cent GST. The applicant, Vadilal Industries, sought to know whether various kinds of ‘parathas’ supplied by them would attract five per cent GST […]

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COVID-19: The State With The Most People In Hospitals

The unusually dangerous Delta variant of COVID-19 now causes almost all infections in America. It spreads much more rapidly from earlier variants.  Because of this, people in some parts of the nation, particularly where vaccination rates are low, face a high risk of rising cases, hospitalizations and deaths. Before the Delta variant became widespread in […]

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Creative space up for grabs: Melbourne’s heritage Nicholas Building hits the market

A group of wealthy Toorak families is selling the prominent Nicholas Building in Melbourne’s Swanston Street, famed for its collection of creative, idiosyncratic artists and small businesses, architecture and Cathedral Arcade. The 1926, 10-storey office designed by Harry Norris is owned by four Toorak family groups, including surnames like Davis, Smorgan, Cohen, Price, Silverstein and […]

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