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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
BJP leaders discuss zero taxation idea, opinions divided

Jan 03, 2014

BJP leaders discuss zero taxation idea, opinions divided

A group which has been propounding this theory of zero taxation- abolition of Income, Sales and Excise tax on people- made a presentation at the residence of senior BJP leader L K Advani here. #BJP #NewsTracker #LK Advani #Income tax #Yashwant Sinha #Sales Tax #2014 Lok Sabha polls #zero taxation
Why you shouldn't rush to file your tax returns by 5 Aug

Aug 02, 2013

Why you shouldn't rush to file your tax returns by 5 Aug

The deadline for filing returns is 5 August this year. But don't fret. As long as you have no taxes due to be paid, even 31 March 2014 will do fine. #Taxation #Personal finance #PersonalFinance #The Tax Axe #Income Tax returns #ITR

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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?

Jul 11, 2014

Arctic Monkeys: from men of the people to tax-dodgers

Rock stars have long held an ambivalent view towards paying their fair share of tax. But when the band in question pride themselves on having the common touch, it's especially hard to stomach There was a beautifully serendipitous irony to the timing ... #Inland Revenue #Arctic Monkeys #George Harrison
It doesn't add up: Higher tax, higher oil prices - and higher growth?

Jul 06, 2014

Egypt president raises cigarette, alcohol prices

(AP) -- Egypt's president decreed an increase in sales tax on cigarettes, beer and wine, the latest in a series of price hikes that aim to ease the country's staggering budget deficit. The decision announced Sunday increases a flat tax on local and i... #Egypt #International Monetary Fund
It doesn't add up: Higher tax, higher oil prices - and higher growth?

Jul 08, 2014

Scottish independence: which issues have led the Twitter debate in 2014?

Researchers at Glasgow university have taken a look at which topics have been the most prominent over time in the ongoing #indyref hashtag battle DATA: all the words used more than 98 times A study by researchers at the University of Glasgow has anal... #Glasgow #Scotland