Nirmala Sitharaman holds first pre-Budget consultations with representatives of digital economy, startups
Sitharaman is likely to present her second Budget for the Modi 2.0 government in Parliament on 1 February.
On export credit, Goyal said it was discussed in detail and a meeting has been called Friday to further deliberate on the matter
The trend in the stressed assets reveals that major stressed sectors are infrastructure, iron and steel, textiles, aviation and mining.
The finance minister had promised in his first budget to reduce the corporate tax rate from 30 percent to 25 percent and remove all tax sops in a phased manner.
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.
Market breadth ended slightly lower with 1,394 stocks declining against 1,221 advances on BSE.
For the uninitiated, it all started with the income tax department issuing tax notices to FIIs in April this financial year.
MAT has been levied on all companies except those in infrastructure and power sectors, since late 1980s.
The government's stance will be reflected in Castleton case which comes up in the Supreme Court in the last week of September
The panel, headed by Law Commission chairman AP Shah, included former chief economic advisor Ashok Lahiri and Chartered Accountant Girish Ahuja as other two members.
Sinha's assurances have cleared some uncertainty for FIIs on how to move forward
The FTP also seeks to establish an Export Promotion Mission to provide an institutional framework to work with state governments to boost India's exports.
The reduction in the corporate tax rate will result in a higher level of investment and higher level of growth
Industry lobby groups have been demanding a cut. If the government obliges, that will offer a big boost to the industry
JDA is gaining prominence as a mode of transaction in the sector since it does not involve immediate cash outflow to the developer, says Neeraj Bansal, Partner and head of real estate practice, KPMG in India.
SEZ developers and units -- including Torrent Pharmaceuticals and Zydus Technologies -- have sought more time from govt for implementing their projects.
FM Arun Jaitley is likely to clear the air about applicability of Minimum Alternate Tax (MAT) on Foreign Portfolio Investors (FPIs) in the Budget 2015
CII sought a reduction in Minimum Alternate Tax (MAT) on special economic zones at 10 percent in the upcoming Budget to boost investments.
The SEZ policy, which was initiated with a bang by the previous UPA government, ran into rough weather with the Finance Ministry withdrawing the tax incentives available to SEZ developers and the units there in.<br />