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Indirect taxes collection target challenging, but achievable, says Arun Jaitley

Aug 11, 2014

Indirect taxes collection target challenging, but achievable, says Arun Jaitley

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today said Rs 6.23 lakh crore indirect taxes collection targetfor the current fiscal is a challenging one but efforts are on to achieve the same by taking steps to boost growth. #India #BJP #NewsTracker #Arun Jaitley #Fiscal year #indirect taxes #challenging
Assam Budget ups professional tax exemption limit by Rs 80,000

Aug 11, 2014

Assam Budget ups professional tax exemption limit by Rs 80,000

The chief minister, however, increased the Value Added Tax rates on motor parts, natural gas and smoking tobacco, besides levying an entry duty on imported products from neighbouring countries. #Economy #NewsTracker #Tarun Gogoi #Natural gas #Value added tax #States #Assam Budget 2014 #Professional tax #Motor parts #Smoking tobacco
Maha Around 4,100 petrol pumps go on strike over multiple taxes

Aug 11, 2014

Maha Around 4,100 petrol pumps go on strike over multiple taxes

Around 4,100 retail petrol-diesel outlets in Maharashtra went on a day-long strike on Monday to protest against multiple taxes in the state. #India #Strike #NewsTracker #Mumbai #protest #Diesel #Maharashtra #taxes #Petrol Pumps #Octroi #LBT #FAMPEDA
Prima facie case appears to be made out against Virbhadra Centre

Aug 06, 2014

Prima facie case appears to be made out against Virbhadra Centre

The Centre today told the Delhi High Court that a prima facie case of money laundering appeared to be made out against Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh #Politics #India #Prashant Bhushan #NewsTracker #CBI #Income Tax Department #Himachal Pradesh #Virbhadra Singh

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BJP win lifts markets, but road to economic recovery may be long

Dec 10, 2013

BJP win lifts markets, but road to economic recovery may be long

The function of the markets is to believe what it wants to believe. A bear market factors in only the worst even if there are some signs of turning around. A bull market factors in the best, even if the signals are unsustainable. #Economy #Stock market #GDP #BJP #ToWhatEffect #Indian rupee #Lok Sabha elections #tax revenue
India Inc sees higher limits on tax-saving investments in Budget

Feb 20, 2013

India Inc sees higher limits on tax-saving investments in Budget

Survey of 300 firms shows requirement of a less litigious tax regime is also key expectation #India Inc #Grant Thornton #Budget2013 #tax-saving #Budget Expectations #Super tax

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India Inc sees higher limits on tax-saving investments in Budget

Aug 23, 2014

Economic View: One Way to Fix the Corporate Tax: Repeal It

An economist says companies’ moves abroad offer another reminder that it’s time to rethink the entire tax system — and to base it on consumption...
India Inc sees higher limits on tax-saving investments in Budget

Aug 23, 2014

Airbnb to reveal 124 New York hosts to attorney general

Airbnb will hand over information on 124 of its hosts in New York to comply with a request from the state attorney general, who is investigating the legality of the service, the company said Friday. The attorney general sought unredacted personal inf... #Eric T. Schneiderman #New York (state) #Airbnb
India Inc sees higher limits on tax-saving investments in Budget

Aug 22, 2014

New Tax Head Says She Knows Why Italians Don't Pay Taxes: They're Catholic

Rossella Orlandi, newly appointed head of Italy's Agenzia della Entrate, says she knows why Italy has such a dismal tax compliance rate: Italians are Catholic. Later calling her statements a joke, Orlandi took heat from the Catholic Church from sayin... #Eric T. Schneiderman #New York (state) #Airbnb