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Five different rate structures were presented to GST Council

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has said at least five different rate structures were presented to the GST Council on the first day of the three day deliberations. 249 more words


India tax amnesty draws $9.8bn in asset declarations — FT.com

Modi government claims progress in fulfilling election vow to crack down on ‘black money’

A four-month amnesty for tax evaders in India has resulted in the declaration of hidden… 539 more words


GST Roll out – Government working on target date of 1.04.2017

Press Information Bureau
Government of India
Ministry of Finance
30-September-2016 14:47 IST

FM: Government is working on a target date of 1st April, 2017 for the roll out of the Goods and Service Tax ( 657 more words


After 92 years, Rail Budget is history

The Cabinet on Wednesday approved the merger of the Railway and General Budgets from 2017-18, ending a 92-year-old colonial tradition.

It also cleared abolishing the classification of Plan and non-Plan expenditure in the Budget and agreed in-principle to advancing its presentation in Parliament from the last working day in February. 199 more words


GST: The Good and The Scary (II)

It took us 16 years to pass the GST bill in the Parliament. These years have seen a copious amount of political debate, numerous committee reports, backtracking, stalling and convincing. 1,132 more words


Functional autonomy of railways will not be affected: FM Arun Jaitley

The Union Cabinet on September 21 approved merger of the Rail Budget with the General Budget, thus putting to rest all speculation surrounding the fate of the 92-year old practice of presenting Rail Budget separately. 240 more words


Rents equal EMIs: How Arun Jaitley Can Partially Fulfil His New Pipe Dream

In yesterday’s column I had discussed how the finance minister Arun Jaitley’s idea of moving towards a scenario where home rentals will be close to home loan EMIs, is a pipe dream. 965 more words