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  • TDS provisions on rent paid, under the income tax laws Mar 28, 2017 08:00 AM IST

    TDS provisions on rent paid, under the income tax laws

    Existing TDS provisions on rent paid Tax deduction at source (TDS), is a process in which the payer of the income, pays you the income after deducting tax at the prescribed rates. The existing &#82

  • New income tax provisions you need to be aware of Mar 27, 2017 10:03 AM IST

    New income tax provisions you need to be aware of

    Budget 2017 provisions will be applicable from April 1. It is time to realign your money matters accordingly.

  • Budget 2017: Provisions for redevelopment projects to bring relief to home owners Feb 25, 2017 08:00 AM IST

    Budget 2017: Provisions for redevelopment projects to bring relief to home owners

    As per the income tax laws, any profit on sale or transfer of your house or land becomes taxable, in the year in which you transfer the same. As per the Transfer of Property &#82

  • Budget provisions that will discourage investment in high-value homes Feb 24, 2017 08:00 AM IST

    Budget provisions that will discourage investment in high-value homes

    The Union Budget 2017-18 has proposed some provisions, which will boost the affordable housing sector but at the same time, will discourage tax payers from treating real estate as an investment class. One such &#82

  • SEBI norms for listing security receipts of ARCs likely by Nov Feb 20, 2017 01:23 PM IST

    SEBI norms for listing security receipts of ARCs likely by Nov

    The Securities and Exchange Board of India has begun drawing up a roadmap for listing and trading of security receipts issued by a securitization company or asset reconstruction company, on stock exchanges. The regulator is seeking the inputs of the Reserve Bank of India in framing the regulations.

  • Indexation: How it affects long-term capital gains tax calculations Feb 20, 2017 09:00 AM IST

    Indexation: How it affects long-term capital gains tax calculations

    Under the present tax laws, a person is taxed on profit from the sale of any immovable asset held as a capital asset, under the head ‘capital gains‘. For computing capital gains, the immovable &#82

  • Budget 2017: What benefit does it bring to various stakeholders? Feb 14, 2017 02:00 PM IST

    Budget 2017: What benefit does it bring to various stakeholders?

    Developers The union budget provided a significant boost for affordable housing, by granting it an industry status and all the listed real estate stocks reacted positively. However, whether these incentives will entice the developers &#82

  • Budget 2017 turned out to be a missed opportunity for startups Feb 14, 2017 01:00 PM IST

    Budget 2017 turned out to be a missed opportunity for startups

    An additional five years to carry forward MAT credit will not bring much relief, instead start- ups hope for incentive to improve their balance sheets.

  • Overseas transfer tax –Monster realy put to sleep for FPIs? Feb 13, 2017 06:16 PM IST

    Overseas transfer tax –Monster realy put to sleep for FPIs?

    Last month, the CBDT had issued a circular clarifying that overseas transfer tax would clearly be applicable to FPIs.

  • Now, shed lethargy in filing tax returns, say experts Feb 13, 2017 02:22 PM IST

    Now, shed lethargy in filing tax returns, say experts

    There are many with income above basic exemption limit who do not file returns even though it is mandatory. However, stiff penalties proposed to levied in Budget 2017 for late filing would ensure that taxpayers file their returns in time.

  • Budget 2017: Do you know these changes in income tax return filing process? Feb 10, 2017 04:41 PM IST

    Budget 2017: Do you know these changes in income tax return filing process?

    Changes ensure that income tax reporting happens earlier than what it used to be.

  • Union Budget 2017-18: Woos foreign investors in PE & VC, some uncertainties in the way Feb 10, 2017 01:19 PM IST

    Union Budget 2017-18: Woos foreign investors in PE & VC, some uncertainties in the way

    To advance the ease of doing business in India, it was announced that there will be further liberalisation to the Foreign Direct Investment policy and abolishment of the FIPB.

  • State funding of polls not practical, says Govt Feb 09, 2017 07:32 PM IST

    State funding of polls not practical, says Govt

    Government today dismissed the suggestion for State funding of elections, saying it is not practical in the Indian context, even as it expressed openness to modify the Budget proposal for capping cash donations at Rs 2000 per source and issuing electoral bonds.

  • Note ban 'most terrible' decision of Modi Govt: Chidambaram Feb 09, 2017 05:10 PM IST

    Note ban 'most terrible' decision of Modi Govt: Chidambaram

    Opposition in Rajya Sabha today tore into the government for presenting a "disappointing" budget, with Congress leader P Chidambaram terming note ban as the "most terrible" decision and alleging that graft and black money have continued to thrive and large sections adversely affected.

  • Unchanged repo rate leaves home buyers unconvinced about banks being flush with funds Feb 09, 2017 05:00 PM IST

    Unchanged repo rate leaves home buyers unconvinced about banks being flush with funds

    The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Wednesday, February 8, 2017, surprised the market by keeping the repo rate unchanged at 6.25% in its monetary policy review. This has disappointed the market in general &#82

  • Nothing to worry about Budget's 'raid' proposal, I-T chief says Feb 09, 2017 09:07 AM IST

    Nothing to worry about Budget's 'raid' proposal, I-T chief says

    The Union Budget presented by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley recently may have proposed that the Income-Tax Department can carry out raids without disclosing ‘reason to believe‘ but the Chairman of the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) says the common man has nothing to worry.

  • Money Money Money: What Budget 2017 mean for your wealth & taxes Feb 08, 2017 07:45 AM IST

    Money Money Money: What Budget 2017 mean for your wealth & taxes

    In an interview to CNBC-TV18, Sanjay Tolia, Partner Tax at PwC, Samir Kanabar, Partner at EY, Feroze Azeez, Deputy CEO, Anand Rathi Private Wealth and Nitin Jain, CEO, Global Asset Management at Edelweiss shared their views on what does this Budget 2017 mean for your personal wealth, your taxes and your life as a common citizen of India.

  • Big Deal: Impact of LTCG Tax on M&A Feb 07, 2017 08:19 PM IST

    Big Deal: Impact of LTCG Tax on M&A

    Of course, Budget 2017 has happened, but how is it really going to impact the transactions and the mergers and acquisitions on the street? Who stands to gain and who stands to lose? To answer that, we have two experts joining us: Girish Vanvari of KPMG and Satish Kishanchandani.

  • Affordable housing emerges as a major beneficiary of Budget 2017 Feb 07, 2017 04:17 PM IST

    Affordable housing emerges as a major beneficiary of Budget 2017

    Granting industry status to affordable housing will help developers in accessing funds.

  • Budget 2017: Time to align with the changes in income tax rules Feb 07, 2017 04:17 PM IST

    Budget 2017: Time to align with the changes in income tax rules

    Finance Minister has opted to offer a small concession on income tax front. However, he has also capped the benefit on income from house property.

  • IOC chief welcomes proposal to merge oilcos into energy behemoth Feb 07, 2017 09:35 AM IST

    IOC chief welcomes proposal to merge oilcos into energy behemoth

    The chairman of the country‘s largest oil marketing firm believes that the government's Budget proposal to merge all state-owned energy firms into a consolidated giant will help them enhance their position in the international market.

  • Union Budget 2017-18: Offers a lifeline to the real estate sector Feb 06, 2017 05:20 PM IST

    Union Budget 2017-18: Offers a lifeline to the real estate sector

    It is no secret that the sector has been going through challenging times for the past couple of years. It was in dire need of proactive policy changes to take it out of the red zone.

  • Rate hopes fuel Budget rally, Sensex hits 4-month high Feb 06, 2017 05:20 PM IST

    Rate hopes fuel Budget rally, Sensex hits 4-month high

    The Budget-induced optimism got a leg to stand on as the Sensex today pushed higher for the fourth day by scoring 199 points to close at 28,439 -- a 4-month high -- after hopes built up that RBI might go in for a rate cut at the Wednesday's policy meet.

  • Union Budget 2017-18: Govt begins process to divest entire stake in Ferro Nigam Scrap Feb 06, 2017 02:14 PM IST

    Union Budget 2017-18: Govt begins process to divest entire stake in Ferro Nigam Scrap

    The steel ministry has appointed the transaction advisor for strategic sale of FSNL, along with three units of Steel Authority of India Ltd (SAIL) and NMDC Ltd‘s Nagarnar steel plant

  • Budget 2017: 7 new rail line projects sanctioned for Maharashtra Feb 06, 2017 02:00 PM IST

    Budget 2017: 7 new rail line projects sanctioned for Maharashtra

    Seven new lines, covering 3,123 kilometres and several other projects, have been sanctioned by the government for Maharashtra, in the Union Budget 2017-18 presented by finance minister Arun Jaitley. This year, the Railway Budget &#82

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