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Budget 2016: Service tax holiday for base-level health insurance a must 

Feb 12, 2016 at 19:43 | Source:Moneycontrol.com

Insurance buyers must be offered incentives to buy health insurance by giving tax breaks.

Budget 2016: Equity Fund-of-Funds should get tax treatment of equity funds 

Feb 12, 2016 at 18:45 | Source:Moneycontrol.com

These schemes are treated as debt funds for the purpose of tax treatment, which makes them unattractive.

Govt proposes to spend Rs 8,800-cr on ESI beneficiaries 

Feb 12, 2016 at 18:18 | Source:PTI

"As per the budget estimates, we are going to spend Rs 7,618 crore in the next year on medical benefit and Rs 1,184 crore on cash benefit for the workers and the family members covered under the ESI scheme," Dattatreya, the Union Minister of State for Labour and Employment, said.

Seeing excess capacity; can live with higher deficit: BofA-ML 

Feb 12, 2016 at 15:37 | Source:CNBC-TV18

In an interview with CNBC-TV18, Kaku Nakhate discussed her expectations for the Union Budget said that the markets are going through a cycle where demand is there but it will take time for capacities to catch up.

Hopeful of passing bills on realty, GST bills in Budget: Naidu 

Feb 12, 2016 at 15:04 | Source:PTI

Naidu said passing the Real Estate Regulation and Development Bill is essential because in the absence of a watchdog, people can be fleeced by fly-by-night operators in the sector.

Budget 2016: Un-tax my insurance, requests the average insurance buyer 

Feb 12, 2016 at 10:59 | Source:Moneycontrol.com

Insurance products are surrounded by service tax and income tax, which should not be the case.

Double MPs' salary, allowances soon:Parl panel members to govt 

Feb 11, 2016 at 18:42 | Source:PTI

At a meeting of the Joint Committee on Salaries and Allowances of Members of Parliament on Wednesday, a number of MPs favoured routing of report of any independent mechanism, being set up to review salary and allowances of MPs, through the panel, which draws its power from Parliament, sources said.

Hoping Budget will streamline taxes on cars: Motherson Sumi 

Feb 11, 2016 at 13:01 | Source:CNBC-TV18

There is still need to focus on increasing the ease of doing business and single window clearances all over India. It is still difficult to put up new plants in India, said Vivek Chaand Sehgal, Chairman, Motherson Sumi Group.

Tax incentive for home loan principal repayment must be hiked 

Feb 10, 2016 at 19:44 | Source:Moneycontrol.com

Home buyers are looking up to the Union Budget 2016 with a lot of expectations. Surabhi Arora captures some of the key demands.

India's growth well below trend: Deutsche Bank 

Feb 10, 2016 at 19:21 | Source:PTI

According to the global financial services major, India's GDP and gross value added (GVA) grew by 7.3 percent and 7.1 percent, respectively in October-December 2015, reflecting a slowing growth momentum from the first half of this fiscal.

Budget 2016: Brace up to pay more as govt may hike service tax to 16% 

Feb 10, 2016 at 18:22 | Source:CNBC-TV18

CNBC-TV18 learns that the government is open to hiking rates and may use indirect tax to fund spending in FY17.

Valuations turning cheap; good time to invest: Macquarie 

Feb 10, 2016 at 10:13 | Source:CNBC-TV18

The fundamentals in India are good, Rakesh Arora, MD and Head of Research at Macquarie Cap Securities says adding that same thought is echoed even by the foreign institutional investors (FIIs).

Focus on individual stocks; Budget to be a non-event: Quantum 

Feb 09, 2016 at 11:00 | Source:CNBC-TV18

Sanjay Dutt, Director, Quantum Securities believes it is i the time to use investment strategies and not trading strategies and focus on individual stocks.

Budget 2016: Short term capital gains on equity MF must be rationalised 

Feb 08, 2016 at 13:51 | Source:Moneycontrol.com

The rate at which the short term capital gains are taxed in equity mutual funds, is punitive to small investors in 10% tax slab.

Budget 2016 should eliminate multiple taxes on realty purchase 

Feb 08, 2016 at 12:38 | Source:Moneycontrol.com

Real estate buyers need tax incentives to buy property this year. The incentives can come in the form of incentives associated with home loans and reduced taxation.

Budget 2016: Agri Min seeks animal health card scheme 

Feb 07, 2016 at 17:23 | Source:PTI

Aiming to control animal diseases and boost milk output, the Agriculture Ministry has sought measures like a new scheme on animal health card, e-market platform for bovine germplasm and increase in allocation for Rashtriya Gokul Mission in Budget 2016.

States request Jaitley for early release of CST compensation 

Feb 06, 2016 at 16:34 | Source:PTI

"We would urge upon the the Union Government to fully compensate the state for the CST loss through adequate provision in the Union Budget 2016-17," Pradip Kumar Amat, Finance Minister of Odisha said during the meeting.

Budget 2016: To favour growth or meet fiscal deficit targets, FM puzzled 

Feb 06, 2016 at 15:33 | Source:CNBC-TV18

Experts are divided on how the Finance Minister should proceed. Reserve Bank governor Raghuram Rajan, for instance, maintains that fiscal consolidation should be the government's priority.

Expect bold moves and fewer tax cuts in Union Budget 2016 

Feb 05, 2016 at 09:31 | Source:Moneycontrol.com

Given the tough task of maintaining fiscal prudence and propelling economic growth, this year the budget may turn out to be more reformist and less populist.

Budget 2016: Political affairs committee finalises dates 

Feb 04, 2016 at 22:26 | Source:Moneycontrol.com

The economic survey will be tabled on the February 25 followed by Railway Minister, Suresh Prabhu laying out the railway budget on February 26.

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