On March 26, 2017 15:38 (IST)
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.
On March 07, 2017 20:50 (IST)
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Tuesday asked various central ministries to remain in a state of readiness for implementing schemes and projects as funds would be made available from April 1.
On February 20, 2017 12:21 (IST)
The Department of Investment and Public Asset Management is scouting for merchant bankers to manage the initial public offering (IPO) of the three PSUs, which is under the administrative control of the Rail Ministry.
On February 19, 2017 19:09 (IST)
The lowering of tax rate, while ensuring that there is no erosion of existing tax base, is expected to encourage present non-filers to move towards compliance by paying taxes and filing the tax return, says Ms Kasturirangan.
On February 13, 2017 07:57 (IST)
Mr Jaitley said the Centre has made adequate financial allocation in the recent Budget for rural development such as power, irrigation, roads, drinking water, housing and MGNREGA.
On February 12, 2017 20:00 (IST)
The Budget appears to aim at providing more structural support to accelerate growth momentum over the long run, says Mr Mishra.
On February 12, 2017 19:34 (IST)
Considering the thrust of stimulating growth, curbing black money and simplification of tax administration, the finance minister laid down the proposals from a tax perspective of today.
On February 26, 2017 12:42 (IST)
There are many exemptions available in the Income Tax Act, which can substantially reduce your tax liability.
On February 09, 2017 11:43 (IST)
National Pension Scheme has been given a boost in the Budget with Finance Minister Arun Jaitley offering income tax sops on early withdrawal.
On February 08, 2017 14:07 (IST)
The finance minister in Budget 2017-18 proposed to abolish the Foreign Investment Promotion Board and further relax FDI policy.
On February 08, 2017 08:00 (IST)
If RBI cuts its repo rate by 25 basis points to 6 per cent, it will be the lowest since November 2010.
On February 08, 2017 10:49 (IST)
The concept of marginal relief is designed to provide some relief in levy of surcharge to a taxpayer.
On February 06, 2017 20:33 (IST)
One of the highlights of the Budget for start-ups is the increase in profit-linked tax exemptions from 5 years to 7 years, says Mr Chowdhry.
On February 06, 2017 20:07 (IST)
Using Big Data analytics, the Income Tax Department has segregated different kinds of deposits and large ones like more than Rs 1 crore that do not match with income tax returns filed in previous years will be taken for "layer enforcement".
On February 06, 2017 19:58 (IST)
At a panel discussion on Union Budget-2017, Mr Rangarajan also said that though the adverse impact of demonetisation will wear off as the currency availability improves, some affects will not go away even as sectors like real estate will have to rethink their business models.
On February 08, 2017 10:10 (IST)
Bringing some cheers to the individual tax payers, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley halved the income tax rate to 5 per cent for individuals having taxable income between Rs 2.5-Rs 5 lakh compared to 10 per cent earlier.
On February 06, 2017 08:32 (IST)
In last week's Union Budget, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley set a Rs 72,500 crore target for divestment in the 12 months from April 1, up from a revised Rs 45,500 crore goal in the current fiscal year.
On February 05, 2017 19:45 (IST)
Nomura expects both growth and inflation to accelerate, keeping the RBI on hold throughout 2017.