Economic Affairs Secretary Shaktikanta Das had last month said that the government has no plans to re-introduce 1,000 rupee notes.
Vikalp-opted passengers who booked in waiting and remain fully waitlisted after charting will only be considered for allotment in the alternate train.
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley had announced a number of income tax changes in Budget 2017. In addition, some amendments were also introduced in the Finance Bill that was passed by the Lok Sabha.
The government had in June accepted the recommendation of Justice AK Mathur-headed Seventh Pay Commission in respect of the hike in basic pay and pension but its suggestions relating to allowances were referred to the Ashok Lavasa committee.
Middle income groups (MIG) with annual incomes of above Rs 6 lakh and up to Rs 18 lakh per year are eligible for interest subsidy on buying their first home under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Urban).
During the 50-day period post-demonetisation, 18 lakh entities deposited scrapped notes of Rs 500 and 1000 not commensurate with their income means, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said.
"With Aadhaar, we can stop a person from creating extra PAN cards as it is backed by biometrics like finger prints and iris scans," said Arun Jaitley.
Vikalp-opted passengers who remain fully wait-listed after charting will only be considered for allotment in the alternate train.
For any cash transaction exceeding the limit, an amount equal to the transaction will be charged. Revenue Secretary Hasmukh Adhia said, "In the official amendment to Finance Bill, the government has proposed that limit of 3 lakh for cash transaction, beyond which it is illegal, will be reduced to 2 lakhs."
In his budget presented in February, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley had said cash transactions would be capped at three lakhs. The government wants to reduce the limit to two lakhs.
NPCI significant downloads have been witnessed since the BHIM app was launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) Chairman Sushil Chandra has shot of a letter to all his regional chiefs asking them to make "concerted" efforts to get the job done.
In advertisements issued in leading national dailies, the department brought out the list of defaulters of income tax and corporate tax even as it advised them to pay their "tax arrears immediately".
This was stated by Minister of State for Finance Santosh Kumar Gangwar in a written reply in the Lok Sabha.
An employee gets gratuity when he/she resigns, retires or is laid off. In case of death or disablement there is no minimum eligibility period.
Around 2,059 dealers issued invoices involving tax evasion of more than Rs 10,640 crore including maximum VAT of 12.5 per cent in Maharashtra, CAG said in its report presented in Parliament last week.
The amendment in the scheme will allow EPFO subscribers to use their EPF accounts for paying equated monthly instalments of home loans.
This hike in DA/DR will benefit 48.85 lakh central government employees and 55.51 lakh pensioners, it said.
The Union Cabinet is likely to consider today a draft amendment bill which seeks to double the ceiling of tax-free gratuity to Rs 20 lakh under the Payment of Gratuity Act, news agency Press Trust of India reported.
The Reserve Bank of India had on January 30 ended all curbs on withdrawals from current accounts, cash credit accounts and overdraft accounts.