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Union Budget 2017: Govt seeks to end tax benefits under Rajiv Gandhi Equity Savings Scheme
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Union Budget 2017: Govt seeks to end tax benefits under Rajiv Gandhi Equity Savings Scheme

Government on Wednesday proposed to phase out tax benefits up to Rs 25,000 on stock market investment under Rajiv Gandhi Equity Savings Scheme (RGESS), which was introduced with much fanfare by the previous UPA regime.

Budget 2017: For the salaried, tax rationalisation remains a distant dream
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Budget 2017: For the salaried, tax rationalisation remains a distant dream

No major change has been provided leaving the salaried class empty handed at the end of the Budget.

Union Budget 2017: A list of key steps by Arun Jaitley that changed your money life
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Union Budget 2017: A list of key steps by Arun Jaitley that changed your money life

Here’s a quick glance as to how your money life will change starting 1 April 2017

These small steps in Budget 2017 can go a long way in easing common man’s tax pain
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These small steps in Budget 2017 can go a long way in easing common man’s tax pain

Budget 2017 is keenly awaited with expectations riding high from all quarters.

Tax payer hopes from Budget 2017 soar; with ball in Arun Jaitley's court, will he score a goal or self-goal?
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Tax payer hopes from Budget 2017 soar; with ball in Arun Jaitley's court, will he score a goal or self-goal?

The government should consider providing benefits to tax payers directly in many ways ; this will be an incentive for people to show their real income and will help widen tax base

Budget 2017: Arun Jaitley should clear uncertainty over GAAR and other tax treaties to woo foreign investors
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Budget 2017: Arun Jaitley should clear uncertainty over GAAR and other tax treaties to woo foreign investors

There is an expectation of the Government to undertake measures to prop up sentiment and ensure continued foreign investment in the country.

Investors brace for transaction tax hike, less friendly Budget
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Investors brace for transaction tax hike, less friendly Budget

Among expected measures are a hike in a transaction tax on stock derivatives trading and a less beneficial approach to long-term capital gains tax exemptions, according to analysts.

Chanakya's way: 3 soft tricks Arun Jaitley may play to tax capital gains
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Chanakya's way: 3 soft tricks Arun Jaitley may play to tax capital gains

India's overall taxpayer base in a nation of 125 crore (1.25 billion) people is only 48 million, or 4.8 crore -- or 3.8 percent of the population.

Financial planners' Budget wishlist: Raise I-T exemption, medical reimbersement
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Financial planners' Budget wishlist: Raise I-T exemption, medical reimbersement

The slaried is paying higher fees and cross-subsidising Right To Education; the government should allow full waiver of tuition fees without any cap

Service tax on health insurance is a deterrent; would it be cut in this budget?
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Service tax on health insurance is a deterrent; would it be cut in this budget?

Statistics reveal that around 80 percent of expenditure on health is through personal, out of pocket resources in India, which is an inefficient way of dealing with healthcare expenses.

Sebi pitches for tax rationalisation in capital markets
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Sebi pitches for tax rationalisation in capital markets

In its budget proposal to the Finance Ministry, Sebi has recommended reducing the securities transaction tax (STT) on stock trading, sources said

Budget for salaried: SBI for raising income tax exemption to ease demonetisation pain
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Budget for salaried: SBI for raising income tax exemption to ease demonetisation pain

While the revenue forgone through exemptions would be over Rs 35,000 crore, tax collections under IDS-2 could be around Rs 50,000 crore and cancelled liabilities from the RBI is expected to be around Rs 75,000 crore, said SBI's Chief Economic Advisor Soumya Kanti Ghosh

As Budget nears, hopes of the salaried run high; will the government deliver?
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As Budget nears, hopes of the salaried run high; will the government deliver?

If the government raises the basic exemption limit and also eases the slabs at which tax is collected, it will need to announce measures to widen the tax base significantly

Budget may make quoting Aadhaar number compulsory for filing ITRs: Report
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Budget may make quoting Aadhaar number compulsory for filing ITRs: Report

The government may amend the Income Tax Act, 1961, in the Union Budget 2017

Budget for undivided families: Here are a few secular ways to foster family ties via tax sops
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Budget for undivided families: Here are a few secular ways to foster family ties via tax sops

Family figures on the radar of the taxman only tangentially---for granting exemptions to health and life insurance premiums on children and spouse.

A budget agenda for common man: Tweak income tax slabs, raise 80C deductions
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A budget agenda for common man: Tweak income tax slabs, raise 80C deductions

The government should increase the minimum income threshold limit to Rs 3 lakh for those below 60 years and raise the 80C deductions to Rs 2 lakh

Make home insurance compulsory; it will help deal with natural calamities
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Make home insurance compulsory; it will help deal with natural calamities

The government should take steps to create awareness about the importance of insuring home

Working couples contribute to GDP a lot; give them a hefty tax break
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Working couples contribute to GDP a lot; give them a hefty tax break

The omnibus tax impetus scheme for savings and investments section 80C has long remained a one-size-fits-all scheme. It is time it shed this approach

Economists favour cut in income tax rate; harmonisation of custom duties
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Economists favour cut in income tax rate; harmonisation of custom duties

Economists suggested implification and reduction in personal income tax rates and harmonisation of customs duties to global levels in a meeting with Finance Minister Arun Jaitley