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Changing direction Jaitley heralds shift to low-tax economy

Jul 27, 2014

Changing direction Jaitley heralds shift to low-tax economy

Despite presenting a compromise budget that had large elements of the UPA's approach in it, Arun Jaitley's recent articulations are indicative of a new direction. Budget 2015 will tell us if this is for real. #Arun Jaitley #finance bill #Union Budget 2014-15 #Low Taxation #Pro-Business Policies
Jaitley promises govt's future 'bitter pills' for economy won't be higher taxes

Jul 15, 2014

Jaitley promises govt's future 'bitter pills' for economy won't be higher taxes

Jaitley believes that this is the perfect aam aadmi budget and the common has never got this kind of tax reliefs in any of the previous budgets. #FDI #Arun Jaitley #Taxation #Sardar Patel statue #Budget 2014 #tax policy
Budget 2014: Why FM Arun Jaitley's sops are a big let down for tax payers

Jul 11, 2014

Budget 2014: Why FM Arun Jaitley's sops are a big let down for tax payers

The budget 2014-15 presented by the Finance Minister Arun Jaitley is a huge let down on the personal taxation front. #Economy #India #Business #Arun Jaitley #Tax #Income tax #Common man #Taxation #NDA #Property Tax #Inheritance Tax #Budget 2014 #Union budget 2014
SME Survey: Flexible regulations, easier business policies is an urgent need

Jul 07, 2014

SME Survey: Flexible regulations, easier business policies is an urgent need

According to a survey done by Firstbiz and Greyhound Knowledge group, Indian SMEs find starting and running a business difficult because of the prohibitive business climate. For this year's budget, what SMEs really want is a flexible regulatory policy. #Business #SME #Survey #SMEs #Budget 2014 #Budget2014 #Sector Watch #unfavourable taxation regime
BJP manifesto to focus on economic development, new jobs

Mar 26, 2014

BJP manifesto to focus on economic development, new jobs

By contrast, Congress, due to unveil its own election manifesto, is running campaign ads that depict smiling artisans - an appeal to its core constituency of poor voters. #Politics #India #Youth Vote #Congress #BJP #Narendra Modi #NewsTracker #urbanisation #FDI #manufacturing #Infrastructure #retail industry #Manifesto #Lok Sabha elections 2014 #General sales tax #streamlining taxation

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Budget 2013: No room for tax hikes ties govt hands on revenue front

Feb 20, 2013

Budget 2013: No room for tax hikes ties govt hands on revenue front

Taxes cannot be raised at a time when the economy is slowing down while it cannot be broadened as elections are due in 2014. #Numbers #GDP #fiscal deficit #Chidambaram #Taxation #Budget2013 #Union Budget 2013
It doesn't add up: Higher tax, higher oil prices - and higher growth?

Feb 23, 2012

It doesn't add up: Higher tax, higher oil prices - and higher growth?

The PM's Economic Advisory Council has projected 7.5-8 percent GDP growth next year despite calling for higher taxes and lower subsidies. How does this square up? #Inflation #fiscal deficit #Growth #PMEAC #CrystalBall #Taxation #Budget 2012 #BudgetAnalysis

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It doesn't add up: Higher tax, higher oil prices - and higher growth?

Aug 26, 2014

Fracking Taxes Help States Now, but What About the Future?

While things might be looking up for the fiscal picture in states, there are causes for concern because much of the increase in some states is driven by energy taxation, related to a boom in the fracking industry that won't last forever...
It doesn't add up: Higher tax, higher oil prices - and higher growth?

Aug 29, 2014

Libertarian ideology is the natural enemy of science

Whether the issue is climate change, healthcare or gun control, libertarians are on a permanent collision course with evidence The observation that science and politics make uneasy and often treacherous bedfellows is hardly revelatory. In science, al...
It doesn't add up: Higher tax, higher oil prices - and higher growth?

Aug 04, 2014

C-SPAN Caller: D.C. Belongs in Congress' Hands

The District of Columbia's "No Taxation Without Representation" license plates can apparently be quite jolting to tourists, but perhaps not in the way advocates hope... #Washington, D.C. #C-SPAN