Securities Transaction Tax (stt)

Feb 26, 2016 at 17:30 | Source: CNBC-TV18
Tirthankar Patnaik, India Strategist at Mizuho Bank says that there could be a relief rally if there is no adverse move on long term capital gains (LTCG) or securities transaction tax (STT) in the upcoming Budget.
Feb 25, 2016 at 16:22 | Source:
On the one hand the securities transaction tax went up on options, on the other hand there will be more products in commodities market.
Feb 17, 2016 at 11:07 | Source: CNBC-TV18
Recent reports have suggested that the government is mulling whether to change the definition of 'long term' from one year to three years, thus ensuring that investors don't exit till three years unless willing to pay tax.
Feb 12, 2016 at 18:45 | Source:
These schemes are treated as debt funds for the purpose of tax treatment, which makes them unattractive.
Feb 10, 2016 at 18:52 | Source: PTI
The exchange, which made these submissions to the Finance Ministry ahead of the Budget, has said the current taxation norms do not provide clarity on the issue.
Feb 08, 2016 at 13:51 | Source:
The rate at which the short term capital gains are taxed in equity mutual funds, is punitive to small investors in 10% tax slab.
Feb 04, 2016 at 19:31 | Source: PTI
"The stock broking fraternity, once given industry status, would ensure access to bank funding, which would ensure that they are able to expand their business in more cities," BSE brokers forum said in its pre-Budget memorandum.
Jan 27, 2016 at 14:59 | Source:
Buying and selling of shares result in capital gains for traders. This article explains how the traders should arrive at the their tax liability.
Oct 25, 2015 at 15:16 | Source: PTI
To check tax evasion and attract more retail investors to stock markets, top exchange BSE has proposed that the Securities Transaction Tax (STT) should be substituted by Long Term Capital Gains Tax (LTCG) on equities.
Sep 09, 2015 at 15:18 | Source:
Time frame of investment is not the only condition that defines how much capital gains one pays on his investments in shares. One cannot ignore other conditions too.
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Removal of Securities Transaction Tax (STT): Traders in market will be a happy lot if the new government lowers or removes the STT in its next Budget. STT is levied on the sale and purchase of equities in the capital markets. The previous government had fixed its collection from STT to Rs 5

8.16 PM May 28th 2014


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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

10.20 AM Jan 3rd 2014

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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

6.08 PM Mar 27th 2013

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of investments that have not completed a year will be charged at 1.5 per cent depending on the fund house. You should also look into the Securities Transaction Tax (STT). The fund house will deduct STT at 0.001per cent when you redeem your investment. Also, your question about buying at low price

8.58 PM Mar 22nd 2013


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The government will reduce taxes levied on various transactions in the securities market, a move that will help in bringing down the overall cost for investors. Unveiling the Union Budget for 2013-14, Finance Minister P Chidambaram said the Securities Transaction Tax (STT) would be cut

1.54 PM Mar 1st 2013

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