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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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GST: A Painful Transition For The SMEs?

With few days left for the ‘game changing’ law to be implemented in the country, the initial hiccups are bound to take place. However, how steadily the government make this transition for the SMEs easier, will ultimately help the industry reap its real benefits

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Reform Measures To Broaden Tax Base, Cut Debt: Moody's

Reform measures undertaken by India will broaden its tax base and help government cut down on debt, but high stressed assets in the banking sector pose contingent liability risks

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No Question Of Taxing Agriculture Income, Says NITI Aayog Vice-Chairman Arvind Panagariya

NITI Aayog Vice-Chairman Arvind Panagariya has categorically stated that there is no question of taxing agriculture income at a time when the government is keen on doubling the income of farmers

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No Plans To Impose Tax On Agriculture Income, Clarifies FM Arun Jaitley

Finance minister Arun Jaitley on Wednesday said the government does not plan to impose any tax on agricultural income, dismissing the suggestion of NITI Aayog member Bibek Debroy

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NITI Aayog Distances Itself From Debroy's View On Taxing Agri Income

Government think tank NITI Aayog on Wednesday distanced itself from the comments made by its member Bibek Debroy on taxing agriculture income saying that views expressed by him were 'personal'

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Farmers Should Pay Tax, NITI Aayog Member Bibek Debroy Says, Challenging Government

A senior adviser to the Narendra Modi-led NDA government proposed on Tuesday that farmers pay tax, in remarks that challenged government policy in a country of 1.3 billion people where there are only 37 million income tax payers

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Templeton’s Ten Investment Maxims

Hailed as "arguably the greatest global stock-picker of the century" by Money magazine in 1999, Sir John Templeton, founder of the John Templeton Foundation, could teach us a thing or two about creating wealth from equities

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Tax Terror Or Transparency?

Sutanu Guru ponders on whether some provisions of the Union Budget could bring back the era of Inspector Raj and Raid Raj

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No Decision Yet On Imposing Tax On Cash Transactions, Says Economic Affairs Secretary Shaktikanta Das

The government has not taken on levying a Banking Cash Transaction Tax on cash deals of Rs 50,000 and above as suggested by the high- powered Chief Ministers' panel, Economic Affairs Secretary Shaktikanta Das said

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