May 12, 2014
There is no doubt Ponzi schemes have to be tackled: Yashwant Sinha
Mumbai, April 17
Cashkaro.com, a cashback and coupon offers website, in a survey said that 75 per cent Indians feel that the current UPA-led Congress government has not fulfilled its responsibility towards...
Kochi, January 24
The gold trade in Kerala, which is said to handle around a tenth of gold jewellery sold in the country, feels let down by the Kerala Budget . “We are totally disappointed,” B.Giriraj...
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan. 19
State Government has decided to scrap Value Added Tax levy on subsidised LPG cylinders, Chief Minister Oommen Chandy announced here.This will make the cooking gas cylinder cheaper by...
Kochi, Jan. 10
The Garment Manufacturers Association of Kerala has urged the government to drop the move to impose 5 per cent VAT on garments. In a statement, P.K. Rajeevan, president of the associatio...
November 22, 2013
The decision of state finance ministers to oppose inclusion of petroleum products and alcohol from the ambit of Goods and Service Tax (GST) is not only against the spirit of a unified mark...
New Delhi, Nov. 18
The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), which plans to come out with its manifesto this week, said it would work for simplification of value added tax (VAT) in Delhi to enable “businesses to grow”.
Chandigarh, Oct 30
Haryana continued to post “dismal” growth in tax revenue mobilisation in the wake of slowdown in industrial segment as state’s Value Added Tax (VAT) collections rose by 7.74 per cent for April til...
June 30, 2014
Introducing Goods and Services Tax and doing way with retrogressive taxation can boost investor confidence »
Chennai, May 2
Nokia will appeal to the Division Bench of the Madras High Court to overturn the deposit recommendation of the Court's single Bench on Tuesday.Justice S Rajendran in April 29 order directed...
Bangalore, February 3
Wants timeline specified for revision of returns »
Chandigarh, Jan 21
A day after Punjab government gave relief to Mandi-Gobindgarh based iron and steel industry by slashing VAT, industry representatives on Tuesday objected to computation of VAT on the basis of ener...
New Delhi, Jan 12
The long-pending Goods and Services Tax (GST), touted as India’s most far-reaching reform of indirect taxes, is likely to be implemented after the general elections this year, according to UBS.»
December 1, 2013
Buyers who were not charged value-added tax on under-construction flats may now have to bear the additional cost. »
November 22, 2013
Ideally, the base for GST should be comprehensive. Most experts have argued that petroleum products and alcohol should not be excluded from GST at the stage of constitutional amendment. Im...
November 8, 2013
“Real estate sector loses tax battle”(Business Line, November 7) is full of errors about the statutory provisions decision of the Apex Court. There is confusion regarding...
Panaji, Oct 11
The Manohar Parrikar-led Goa government’s populist measure to exempt Value Added Tax (VAT) on petrol has shrunk revenue collections from this product from Rs 157 crore, to a mere Rs 1 crore during...