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Oct 22, 2013 at 12:27 | Source: Moneycontrol.com
Balwant Jain of apnapaisa.com tries to decode the taxation issues relating to income from shares from the stock market.
Jul 30, 2013 at 18:03 | Source: Moneycontrol.com
Financial advisor Arnav Pandya explains the various tax implications that may be involved when share acquisitions happen. He stresses o the use of securities transaction tax and capital gains tax in various transactions.
Jun 29, 2013 at 16:24 | Source: Moneycontrol.com
Financial advisor Arnav Pandya discusses the various implications on taxation based on the different types of buybacks. The Sebi had cleared the new buyback norms, which ensured 50 percent of earmarked funds for buyback is utilised by the company and 25 percent is kept in escrow account.
May 26, 2013 at 10:02 | Source: Reuters
The National Stock Exchange will reduce the securities transaction tax (STT) on equity futures to 0.01 percent from 0.017 percent from June 1, NSE said in a statement.
May 24, 2013 at 17:48 | Source: PTI
National stock exchange scaled down the securities transaction tax in the capital markets segments; in the futures segment, the tax now stands at 0.01 percent from 0.017 percent.
Apr 23, 2013 at 18:49 | Source: CNBC-TV18
The Parliamentary panel on finance headed by Yashwant Sinha of the BJP has reiterated the demand to scrap the securities transaction tax (STT) in its latest report where the panel also discussed various aspects of tax reform. CNBC-TV18's Siddharth Zarabi reports.
Mar 05, 2013 at 22:13 | Source: CNBC-TV18
The mutual fund sector has mixed feelings about Budget 2013. While some of them are happy with the liberalisation to the Rajiv Gandhi Equity Savings Scheme (RGESS), others are shocked with the move of hiking Dividend Distribution Tax (DDT) for debt funds. CNBC-TV18s Mitra Joshi and Farah Bookwala report.
Feb 28, 2013 at 18:24 | Source: Moneycontrol.com
There was nothing exceptional in this budget. There are many announcements some of which will have a positive impact on our wallets and some that will really take out money out of our wallet, reckons Amar Pandit
Feb 28, 2013 at 17:32 | Source: Moneycontrol.com
Mutual Fund industry was anticipating a Budget that would be just right. But it proved to be too cold! From an investor in Mutual Funds, there was nothing much in the budget, reckons Suresh Sadagopan
Feb 28, 2013 at 17:28 | Source: Moneycontrol.com
The budget was a mixed bag for the small investor, with a reduction in securities transaction tax, but an introduction in a commodities transaction tax (in non-agricultural commodities).
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R Jagannathan

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), he invented the securities transaction tax (STT), the banking cash transaction tax (BCTT) and the fringe benefits tax (FBT), among other taxes. Of these, only the STT is likely to survive. FBT is gone, and so in BCTT. The DDT will probably be abolished by the next government given its iniquitous

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. This investigation is for the offers launched for the years between 2011 and 2013. According to tax department, while an Securities Transaction Tax (STT) is deducted on an exchange related transaction, for other non-exchange related transactions like buybacks and open offers, a long-term capital gains tax is liable

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Long term investors who are tendering their shares will have to pay 10% tax on long term gain because that doesn`t attract Securities Transaction Tax (STT) . So it is better for long term invesors investors to sell in the market at the last call before delisting, that way you save 10% tax and pay

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) Remaining all taxes are same except STT (security transaction tax). STT is not applicable for delivery based trading. But in delivery trading DP charges are applicable when you sell shares from your demat account. (Charges //C.P by avin 57

2.14 PM Dec 23rd 2013

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Source:DomainB - A joint study by the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) and Development Research Group (DRG) has found that the dominance of futures market over options has diminished after the introduction of the securities transaction tax (STT) even as the spot market continued

12.58 PM Oct 19th 2013

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Source:The Hindu BusinessLine - A SEBI commissioned study has suggested lowering of Securities Transaction Tax (STT) to boost the capital market. The study, conducted by independent experts for SEBI’s Development Research Group, found that spot-market has been dominating the futures and option (F

8.57 PM Oct 17th 2013


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After a lot of uncertainty,anxieties and apprehensions,Commodity Transaction Tax (CTT) isbecoming a reality from July 1,2013.Finance Minister P Chidambaramhad notified CTT in the UnionBudget for 2013-14 stating that itwill be on par with the amendedSecurities Transaction Tax (STT) tobe levied

6.53 PM Jun 20th 2013


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Source:FirstPost - Reuters Market Eye - The National Stock Exchange will reduce the securities transaction tax (STT) on equity futures to 0.01 percent from 0.017 percent from June 1, NSE said in a statement.Purchases of a unit in an equity-oriented fund will not attract any STT compared to 0

10.31 AM May 25th 2013


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was expecting some relaxation. The Finance Bill, 2013, proposed CTT on non-agro commodities such as gold, silver and crude oil among others. Sellers will now have to pay tax at the rate of 0.01 per cent (which means tax of Rs 10 for transaction value of Rs 1 lakh), similar to the Securities Transaction Tax

1.26 PM May 1st 2013


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Chidambaram had proposed to levy a 0.01 per cent CTT on the non-agri futures segment, on the lines of the Securities Transaction Tax (STT) on equity bourses. Experts fear a repeat of what took place after the STT was levied, with equity volumes shifting from India to the Singapore exchange. Global commodity

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