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BJP asking right questions: Abolish all taxes barring IT and GST

Jan 09, 2014

BJP asking right questions: Abolish all taxes barring IT and GST

India can provide a good government with 12 percent tax-GDP ratio. For this, we can abolish all taxes barring income tax and GST. #Tax Reforms #The Tax Axe #AAP #BJP Tax Plan
Abolishing Income Tax: Why tax-GDP ratio must come down as we grow

Jan 07, 2014

Abolishing Income Tax: Why tax-GDP ratio must come down as we grow

Economists believe that a rising tax base is a good thing; but is it? As an economy grows, the tax-GDP ratio should start to go down and not up #InMyOpinion #Governance #Income tax #Tax-GDP ratio #The Tax Axe #In My Opinion #Minimal State
Why is the FinMin hiding taxpayer data from us?

Nov 14, 2013

Why is the FinMin hiding taxpayer data from us?

The finance ministry has stopped publishing important taxpayer data that would establish who benefits from tax breaks more - the rich or the less rich #P. Chidambaram #finance ministry #Income Tax Department #Tax #Budget #The Tax Axe #IT Department #Taxing the Rich #tax payers #All India Income Tax Statistics
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
Budget 2013: Dear FM, Indians aren't undertaxed; govt is a wastrel

Feb 27, 2013

Budget 2013: Dear FM, Indians aren't undertaxed; govt is a wastrel

Facing a huge budget deficit, the FM may resort to higher taxes. But our problem is we already pay a lot, but the money garnered is wasted #P. Chidambaram #The Tax Axe #Budget2013 #Parthasarathi Shome #Bitter Medicine
Despite Shome report, Voda may not be off the hook

Oct 10, 2012

Despite Shome report, Voda may not be off the hook

Vodafone can rest easy if there is no retrospective taxation. But it can't count its chickens just yet #The Tax Axe #Vodafone Judgment #Retrospective Tax
Be ready for a new tax to fund universal healthcare

Dec 02, 2011

Be ready for a new tax to fund universal healthcare

If the Srinath Reddy report on universal healthcare coverage is accepted, you can expect a new tax to fund it. #The Tax Axe #Srinath Reddy report #Universal health care #Mediclaim