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2017 budget would be business friendly - Finance minister assures

Finance Minister Ken Ofori-Atta has said the 2017 budget would come up with policies to aid the growth of businesses.

There are fears, with rising public debt of GHC122 billion and a double-digit budget deficit the new administration may struggle to implement some of its manifesto promises. 270 more words

Business

B.C. carbon tax fails revenue neutral claim: study

British Columbia’s Finance Ministry is disputing claims from a Fraser Institute report that says the province’s carbon tax is no longer revenue neutral.

The study released Thursday says the B.C. 392 more words

News

Steven Joyce on tax cuts

Finance Minister Steven Joyce has given some indications of Government thinking on tax cuts (in election year).

Stuff: Joyce signals low and middle earners’ top rates target for tax cuts… 213 more words

General

Saskatchewan considering unpaid days off for public sector employees

Saskatchewan Finance Minister Kevin Doherty says the province is considering giving public servants unpaid days off to save money, a plan that is also being considered in Manitoba. 559 more words

Canada

Budget 2017: Status Quo Maintained; Yet Another Opportunity Missed

The Modi government presented what had been widely pegged as the most important budget of its five year term on 1st February’17. Budget 2017 was considered to be extremely crucial for a number of reasons. 1,165 more words

India

Sebi evolving according to the economy's needs: Arun Jaitley

Latest News – Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday credited the Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) for being a professional organisation which has been evolving as per the needs of the economy and the markets. 72 more words

It Ministry Asks Telcos For Cashless Action plan

The latter has also asked the telecom companies to urgently improve their infrastructure, as the government aims to digitise a host of services. The ministry’s biggest concern at present is the connectivity issue. 139 more words