January 29, 2015 20:11 (IST)
Sesa Sterlite said on Thursday the government could remove an iron ore export tax as soon as next month, and such a move would help the country's top private miner boost output after two years of mining bans.
January 21, 2015 15:30 (IST)
India's stock exchanges are considering trading on February 28, when Finance Minister Arun Jaitley presents the first full Budget of the Modi government.
January 16, 2015 15:12 (IST)
SpiceJet co-founder Ajay Singh is returning to rescue the struggling carrier he sold nearly four years ago. Mr Singh, who helped found SpiceJet in 2005, has agreed to take control of the ownership and management of the airline from its majority owner Kalanithi Maran.
January 15, 2015 16:33 (IST)
A fall in oil prices to their lowest level in six years will help Finance minister Arun Jaitley reap a fiscal windfall of billions of dollars when he present his first annual budget next month.
January 13, 2015 16:38 (IST)
Indian bond yields may not spike if the government opts to increase spending when it unveils its annual budget in late February, so long as the deficit target is widened to no more than around 4 per cent and fiscal consolidation steps are taken.
January 12, 2015 21:07 (IST)
The Automotive Component Manufacturers Association (ACMA) also urged the government to implement GST at the earliest and eliminate customs duty on alloy steel as part of its Budget wishlist.
December 14, 2014 17:25 (IST)
In its pre-budget memorandum to the Finance Ministry, the chamber said that the rate of taxation on royalty and fees for technical services should be rolled back to 10 per cent (on a gross basis).
July 25, 2014 23:29 (IST)
The government will shortly take a call on the controversial tax proposal General Anti-Avoidance Agreement, which was deferred till April 2015 by the UPA regime, Finance Ministry Arun Jaitley said on Friday.
July 25, 2014 23:13 (IST)
Asserting that the new dispensation is not a high-tax government, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Friday said lower taxes and duties were aimed at improving savings for investment and making manufacturing competitive to revive growth.
July 23, 2014 23:12 (IST)
The Finance Ministry is examining to tweak the Budget proposal for hiking capital gains tax to 20 per cent for debt mutual funds following representation from the industry, Economic Affairs Secretary Arvind Mayaram said on Wednesday.
July 22, 2014 16:46 (IST)
Terming the Budget announcement on giving pass through status to real estate investment trusts (REITs) as a "good beginning", HDFC chairman Deepak Parekh has urged the Finance Ministry to come up with more clarification on taxation front for it to be successful.
July 21, 2014 21:24 (IST)
The finance bill, whose passage signals the end of the Budgetary exercise, is coming up for discussion in the Lok Sabha on July 24 and 25, Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Prakash Javadekar told reporters.
New Delhi | July 21, 2014 12:32 (IST)
"Revenue collection targets fixed for 2014-15 will not only be achieved but also surpassed," Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said.
July 20, 2014 13:33 (IST)
The Finance Ministry is contemplating to tweak the Budget proposal for hiking capital gains tax to 20 per cent for debt mutual fund investors from prospective effect instead of April 1, 2014, according to a source.
July 20, 2014 12:02 (IST)
The top brass of Income Tax Department and Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) will strategise steps for revenue collection post-Budget announcements during a two-day conference beginning in Delhi on Monday.
July 19, 2014 11:56 (IST)
You can soon own some office space even with a small sum just like the owning a share gives you a small bite of the company.
July 18, 2014 16:29 (IST)
The government on Friday blamed the "policy paralysis" and retro tax amendment of the previous UPA regime for the current economic woes and promised to take a series of steps besides the Budgetary provisions for sustainable growth amid indications of some recovery.
New Delhi | July 18, 2014 15:00 (IST)
India's economic growth is expected to improve in the ongoing fiscal year (2014-15) from 4.7 per cent in 2013-14, helped by a revival in industrial growth, improved fiscal health and external economic situation, Parliament was informed on Friday.
July 18, 2014 14:57 (IST)
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley is responding to the budget discussion in the Lok Sabha.
July 18, 2014 13:00 (IST)
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Friday said the government will not levy any tax with retrospective effect that creates additional burden and existing anomalies in this regard would be corrected.