A string of measures, including adequate availability of liquidity and incentivising manufacturing, should be included in the forthcoming Budget to boost exports, Trade Promotion Council of India said on Thursday
The government needs to increase foreign direct investment cap in the insurance sector and multi-brand retail trading for products manufactured and sourced from India for attracting overseas inflows, industry chamber FICCI said on Thursday
Union Budget 2019: Stock market players urge Nirmala Sitharaman to extend tax sops to retail investors in corporate bond
Financial market players on Thursday urged Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman to extend tax incentives to retail investors in corporate bonds, and also pitched for additional tax sops for investments in term insurance plans
Union Budget 2019: Assocham for raising tax exemption limit to Rs 5 lakh from Rs 2.50 lakh at present
The basic exemption limit for an individual income tax payee should be raised to Rs 5 lakh from Rs 2.50 lakh at present, in the backdrop of inflationary impact over the years, industry chamber Assocham has said
The Union Budget for 2019-20 is likely to spell out a roadmap for banking reforms, including consolidation of the state-owned lenders, with a view to enable the sector to play a pivotal role in pushing India towards $5 trillion economy, sources said
Union Budget 2019: Nirmala Sitharaman should give tax benefits to common man, remove MAT, say experts
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman should consider increasing the income tax exemption limit to at least Rs 3 lakh and abolish minimum alternate tax (MAT) for companies to boost consumption and economic growth, suggested tax experts
Union Budget 2019: Bring down corporate tax, simplify taxation, revive infra investment, industry tells Nirmala Sitharaman
India Inc on Tuesday made a case for reduction in the corporate tax rate, the abolition of minimum alternate tax, halving dividend distribution tax to 10 percent and increase in outlay for the infrastructure sector in the upcoming Budget with a view to arrest economic slowdown
Budget 2019: Increase investment in farm sector, enhance market access, tells agri experts to Nirmala Sitharaman
Agriculture experts in their pre-budget consultation with Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman Tuesday demanded that the government take steps to boost investment in the farm sector and enhance market access to farmers
Farm experts and agriculture organisations on Tuesday suggested that in the 2019-20 budget, the government should focus on increasing farmers' income by promoting food processing and farm exports besides addressing certain taxation issue
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Thursday appreciated the suggestions given by various stakeholders for the forthcoming budget and said that ministry officials will take note of them
Union Budget 2019-20: Fintech firms want digital payments to be incentivised, push towards tech-led infra, tax relaxations
Fintech firms expect the government to usher in a new set of reforms in the upcoming full Budget for the current fiscal
Interim Budget brings relief to individual taxpayers; rebate under section 87A hiked to Rs 12,500 for income up to Rs 5 lakh
The Section 87A limit of Rs. 3,50,000 has been hiked to Rs. 5,00,000 to help bring down taxes for those earning up to Rs 5 lakh.
Budget 2019: Govt prepares road map to reduce fiscal deficit to 3% in 2021-21, eliminate primary deficit
Presenting the Union Budget, Finance Minister Piyush Goyal said that the government would have maintained fiscal deficit at 3.3 percent for year 2018-19 and taken further steps to consolidate fiscal deficit in year 2019-20.
Difference between full and interim Budget: What is a vote-on-account and why is Congress alleging that BJP is violating tradition
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has given strong indication that he would like to present a full budget instead of a vote-on-account which is traditionally called for in an election year, by an outgoing government, triggering outrage by the Congress.
Budget 2019: Aim at policies to reintroduce income tax deduction on principal and interest on a second home loan
Reduction in house loan rates for home buyers with more tax benefits to the consumers will be welcome
Budget 2019: From industry status for realty to GST waiver on insurance premiums; corporate India's wish list
There are expectations that GST rates will be cut GST to a single, standard rate, and the multiple rates or taxes will be done away with
Budget 2019: With signs of rural distress looming large on economy, MGNREGA could be hope for bringing some cheer
It remains to be seen whether the increased allocations will help manage clearing the wage dues as labour wage expenditure has already crossed Rs 55,000 crore under MGNREGA this year.
Job quotas, loan waivers and now UBI promise: Will Union Budget 2019 halt wave of populist announcements?
A series of populist policies may help the politicians to win elections but they are certainly doing a disservice to the nation in the long-term.
Budget 2019 could veer towards populism; expect income tax rationalisation, higher deductions for healthcare and investment
Last year, personal income taxes were untouched and mutual fund investments were hit thanks to the return of the dreadful LTCG for equities