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Businesses to get a GST version of BHIM

GST is not a choice. But given its thorny nature, the government is walking the distance to ease any pain companies could face when filing returns. So much so that it wants to give free accounting software

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On 8 December, a particular tender took accounting software makers by surprise. It was from the GST Network—the company that provides the tech infrastructure to power India’s new taxation system, the Goods and Services Tax (GST). The tender called for bids to provide accounting and billing software for small businesses. A new tax roll out…

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