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Schemes of Arrangement: Fine Line Between Potential To Avoid Tax Vs Planning To Save Tax

It is a norm for scheme of amalgamation that the assets of the transferor company are transferred to the transferee company, as a result of which, either cash is paid or shares of the transferee company are allotted to the shareholders of the transferor company.

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It’s A Golden Age For Tax And Accounting Professionals That Keep Up With Technology

But to survive competition and reap the benefits, these professionals will need to embrace technology as their best tool, whether they are serving large or small business clients

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Angel Tax: Killing The Goose That Can Lay Golden Eggs

The digital industry is not averse to paying direct taxes, but such taxation should be on actual profits and not notional ones. Given the high rate of failure of start-ups, this is a critical aspect of taxing the fast evolving tech sector; or we run the risk of killing the goose even before it lays a golden egg!

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A Stable, Moderate Tax Regime

I propose a lower rate corporate tax structure without exemptions

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Ease Of Doing Business: One More Effective Step For A Progressive Economy

To address the challenges and promote ease of doing business, the Companies Bill, 2016 was framed which received Presidential assent on 3rd January 2018. The amended act eases several implementation challenges and contains clarificatory amendments

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Budget Expectations: Govt Should Bring Back Standard Deduction For Salaried Class

The Finance Minister should consider either reducing the individual tax rates or increasing slab limits

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5 Tips For Making Tax-Efficient Investments

One should know the tax bracket because it helps to understand how can one invest to get maximum rewards

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SBI To Redesign Envelopes For Dispatching Tax Cheques To Protect PAN

The move comes nearly 16 months after activist Commodore (retd) Lokesh Batra raised the issue that the window envelopes used by SBI make it easy for someone to glance through permanent account number (PAN) and contact number of the tax payee and misuse it

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EU Orders Amazon To Repay $295 Million In Luxembourg Back Taxes

Amazon was told on Wednesday to pay about 250 million euros ($295 million) in back taxes to Luxembourg, the latest U.S. tech company to be caught up in a European Union crackdown on unfair tax deals.

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Trump Proposes US Tax Overhaul, Stirs Concerns On Deficit

Trump said his tax plan was aimed at helping working people, creating jobs and making the tax code simpler and fairer. But it faces an uphill battle in the US Congress with Trump's own Republican Party divided over it and Democrats hostile

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High Taxes, Spectrum Cost, IUC Cut Impacting Industry: Old Telcos

Investment by Bharti Airtel in the last 2 years has been more than that of the past 20 years put together, he said. Vittal observed that though mergers and acquisitions are in place, the pace at which these are executed by the government is "very low"

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Tax Authorities To Scan Transition Credit Claim Of 162 Companies

In the transitional credit form TRAN-1 filed by taxpayers along with their maiden returns for July, businesses have claimed credit of over Rs 65,000 crore for excise, service tax or VAT paid before the GST was rolled out from July 1

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Should Defence Personnel Commute Their Pensions?

Here's an end note 'formula' to simplify your decision. If you do not plan to draw upon your commuted pension and can invest it for the next 14 years (barring the odd withdrawal here and there), commute it

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GST: Is It Great Taxation Reorm In India After Independence?

GST is a globally accepted tax system and therefore, through GST, India can boost foreign investment in India but what it needs is an efficient administration and excellent implementation of the tax

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ClearTax Launches Software For Return Filing Under GST

Online tax filing portal ClearTax launched a software which will help dealers and retailers in preparation of tax returns under the Goods and Services Tax (GST) regime

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