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Budget 2014: Here's why govt decided to make you pay more for soft drinks, cigarettes

Jul 14, 2014

Budget 2014: Here's why govt decided to make you pay more for soft drinks, cigarettes

The duty increase on cigarettes is the steepest, from 11 percent to 72 percent.The total excise on soft drinks now stands at 17 percent from 12 percent earlier. #India #Arun Jaitley #GST #Tobacco #Cigarette #DTC #Gaar #soft drinks #Budget2014
Budget 2014: Jaitley to improve fiscal health by taxing aerated drinks, unhealthy cigarettes

Jul 11, 2014

Budget 2014: Jaitley to improve fiscal health by taxing aerated drinks, unhealthy cigarettes

Emulating the US system of taxing aerated drinks, the Finance Minister also chose to target aerated drinks but only those that contain sugar, sparing fruit juices and other aerated drinks like soda.
#Narendra Modi #Arun Jaitley #Tax #tobacco products #Common man #Union Budget #Cigarettes #excise duty #gutkha #Dr harsh Vardhan #Budget 2014 #aerated drinks #Medical Costs
Social networks abuzz after hike in tobacco duty

Jul 10, 2014

Social networks abuzz after hike in tobacco duty

People on Thursday took to the social media to either applaud the finance minister's move to hike excise duty on cigarettes and tobacco products or to vent their ire against the proposal. #NewsTracker #Arun Jaitley #Budget 2014 #tobacco duty
Infographic: Here's whats become cheaper and dearer post Budget 2014

Jul 10, 2014

Infographic: Here's whats become cheaper and dearer post Budget 2014

FM Jaitley announced a slew of measures that will give the masses something to cheer as well as something to grumble about. #oil #Arun Jaitley #Tobacco #Shoes #LED #Budget2014 #aerated drinks
Budget 2014: Tax hike on cigarettes, soft drinks for better health, says Jaitley

Jul 10, 2014

Budget 2014: Tax hike on cigarettes, soft drinks for better health, says Jaitley

Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley Thursday proposed hiking steeply the excise duty on cigarettes, pan masala, tobacco products and aerated drinks while reducing the rates on sports equipment like gloves and specified food processing and packaging machinery. #Finance minister #Health #TheySaidIt #Arun Jaitley #Tobacco #gutka #aerated drinks #Cigarattes #healthy measures

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Budget 2014: Tax hike on cigarettes, soft drinks for better health, says Jaitley

Jul 30, 2014

Tobacco tax law cost U.S. billions in revenue: report

A 2009 law that raised federal taxes to discourage smoking cost the U.S. government billions of dollars in lost revenue as manufacturers relabeled products and consumers shifted to cheaper pipe tobacco and large cigars, the U.S. Government Accountabi...
Budget 2014: Tax hike on cigarettes, soft drinks for better health, says Jaitley

Jul 20, 2014

Jury Awards Widow of Smoker $23.6 Billion in Punitive Damages

An executive for R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. calls the verdict "grossly excessive...
Budget 2014: Tax hike on cigarettes, soft drinks for better health, says Jaitley

Jul 20, 2014

R.J. Reynolds Tobacco hit with $23.6 billion ruling in lawsuit

The R.J. Reynolds Tobacco company was whacked with a staggering $23.6 billion in punitive damages in a lawsuit brought by the widow of a chain smoker killed by lung cancer in 1996...
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