Articles by S Murlidharan
May 27, 2019
Narendra Modi govt mulling revival of estate duty, BCTT: Banking transactions should be encouraged with incentivesBanking cash transactions should be encouraged and correspondingly cash transactions discouraged through incentives for the former and not through tax on the latter.
Mar 05, 2019
Miffed with Narendra Modi govt’s actions against US firms, Donald Trump threatens retaliation by ending GSPThe benefit to Indian exports is very low given the already low US customs duties. The GSP is more symbolic than valuable.
Feb 25, 2019
E-commerce policy shouldn’t blow hot and cold about exclusive deals; online marketplace can't be blamed for sellers' misdeedsOne of the clarifications was that marketplace model of e-commerce and exclusive dealings were contradiction in terms.
Feb 23, 2019
GST collections: Statistics belie potential but Narendra Modi govt's tax reform is still a work in progressIndeed GST collections statistics belie the potential of GST i.e., what is in store for the nation from this historic makeover to the one-nation-one-tax eschewing the cascading effect.
Feb 18, 2019
Retirement funds investing in IL&FS: IBC order of priority can’t be blamed for funds' folly and greedIn the light of the IL&FS fiasco, employees must also be asked to give their consent to bonds and commercial papers.
Feb 04, 2019
Tax rebate under section 87A: Here's all you need to know about this 100% relief and who can benefit from itIf the householder happens to be supporting a very large family, he might not be able to save much in the tax-savings avenues
Jan 24, 2019
Not filing income tax returns will cost you dearly as ex-parte assessment proceedings can be troublesomeThe CBDT is aware that despite indulging in high value transactions, there may not be any taxable income to warrant filing of return.
Jan 23, 2019
Budget 2019: Govt should raise tax on individuals earning above Rs 50 lakh to 40%; impose levy on super rich to fund welfare schemesThe interim budget 2019 to be presented on 1 February 2019 by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley can correct this skew with some path-breaking reforms that might appear to be just reversal of the past policies.
Nov 08, 2018
Note ban anniversary: Why India needs another round of demonetisation to weed out black moneyPrime Minister Narendra Modi can take heart from the fact that the biggest reveler in cash, the real estate industry has been humbled
Oct 22, 2018
Small-scale units dwindling in the wake of GST isn’t a good omen, feather touch taxation will assuage themThe GST scheme seems to have unwittingly left the small-scale units on the wrong side---they have been for the first time made to feel the heat of taxation