Finance Ministry extends deadline for filing GST annual returns till March 31

Finance Ministry extends deadline for filing GST annual returns till March 31

The Finance Ministry has extended the last date for filing annual GST return forms by three months until March 31, 2019. The annual returns form in which businesses registered under the GST have to provide consolidated details of sales, purchases and input tax credit (ITC) benefits accrued to them during 2017-18 fiscal was notified in September. The last date for filing was set at December 31, 2018. In a statement, the Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (CBIC) said, “the competent authority has decided to extend the due date…

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Music Streaming Service Pandora Returns to Its Roots

Music Streaming Service Pandora Returns to Its Roots

Pandora Media Inc hopes to go back to the future with the return of co-founder Tim Westergren as CEO and a renewed focus on its industry-leading data trove, built from the listening habits of more than 81 million people. Wall Street is not exactly enthusiastic about the strategy: Pandora’s stock dropped more than 10 percent last week and is trading near its all-time low in the wake of Westergren’s appointment, which squashed talk of a possible sale of the online radio company. Plagued by a business model that forces the…

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