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  • Coronavirus pandemic | COVID-19 unravelling Budget 2020, additional 3 lakh crore in expenditure demand likely: SC Garg Apr 14, 2020 03:42 PM IST

    Coronavirus pandemic | COVID-19 unravelling Budget 2020, additional 3 lakh crore in expenditure demand likely: SC Garg

    In a blog post dated April 14, Garg deconstructs the budgeted government expenditure for the current financial year in the backdrop of the April 8 order by the Centre directing all government ministries and departments to curb spending.

  • New income tax regime vs old: Here's why you have to make that choice now Apr 14, 2020 07:17 AM IST

    New income tax regime vs old: Here's why you have to make that choice now

    Employees will have to choose a regime in April for making investment declarations, but can change the choice while filing tax returns.

  • Business Insight | Is India headed for its biggest direct tax shortfall in a decade? Mar 31, 2020 05:21 PM IST

    Business Insight | Is India headed for its biggest direct tax shortfall in a decade?

    Until March 27, the government has mopped up Rs 9.85 lakh crore in direct tax collections. This is well short of the Rs 11.70 lakh crore projected by the government in Budget 2020

  • Opposition warns Govt against Railway privatisation Mar 12, 2020 04:10 PM IST

    Opposition warns Govt against Railway privatisation

    "Railways is a services sector. BJP is unaware of reasons for establishment of railways. Railway is not an engine to be auctioned off to the highest bidder, it is for poor man's service," M K Raghavan said.

  • MVA government's budget will cause regional imbalance: BJP Mar 06, 2020 02:25 PM IST

    MVA government's budget will cause regional imbalance: BJP

    The main opposition party said the budget, the first by the Shiv Sena-led government, does not have provisions to make farmers debt-free as promised by the Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) when it took office in November last year.

  • Maharashtra government announces sops for farmers in maiden budget Mar 06, 2020 12:45 PM IST

    Maharashtra government announces sops for farmers in maiden budget

    Ajit Pawar, who also holds the finance portfolio, said an amount of Rs 2 lakh will be deposited in bank accounts of farmers whose dues were more than Rs 2 lakh till September 30, 2019.

  • Vivaad Se Vishwas scheme to help save time, money in fighting disputes: FM Sitharaman Mar 02, 2020 05:25 PM IST

    Vivaad Se Vishwas scheme to help save time, money in fighting disputes: FM Sitharaman

    She said the government has taken measures to reduce litigation and a similar scheme was announced for indirect tax disputes.

  • Why Budget 2020 may reduce your dividend income Mar 02, 2020 09:09 AM IST

    Why Budget 2020 may reduce your dividend income

    Dividends will be taxed in the hands of investors based on their income-tax bracket

  • MC special podcast | Decoding GST: How the system has fared and what regulatory changes to expect on April 1 Feb 27, 2020 08:16 PM IST

    MC special podcast | Decoding GST: How the system has fared and what regulatory changes to expect on April 1

    In this MC special, Nishant Shah from Economics Laws Practice decodes the pros and cons of the goods and services tax.

  • BJP launches drive in UP to inform people about various provisions of Union Budget Feb 27, 2020 08:32 AM IST

    BJP launches drive in UP to inform people about various provisions of Union Budget

    Speaking to reporters here, BJP national general secretary Arun Singh said, "This (drive) will create awareness about the various provisions of the Budget among the people in the state, and also help the the party."

  • Managing Money with Moneycontrol | What the govt has clarified on tax changes Feb 22, 2020 12:16 PM IST

    Managing Money with Moneycontrol | What the govt has clarified on tax changes

    Sakshi Batra in conversation with Amit Singhania, Partner at Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas to find out more about the clarifications made by government on the new tax regime.

  • 'Stay invested! Demand for mid and small caps is likely to improve in 2020' Feb 21, 2020 08:12 AM IST

    'Stay invested! Demand for mid and small caps is likely to improve in 2020'

    The demand for mid and small caps is likely to improve on the back of improved corporate earnings, cheap valuations and the large inflows seen from domestic investors.

  • Budget 2020 | Home Ministry gets Rs 167,250cr allocation, 41% higher than 2019: Report Feb 20, 2020 04:07 PM IST

    Budget 2020 | Home Ministry gets Rs 167,250cr allocation, 41% higher than 2019: Report

    This year's budgeted expense of the ministry makes up about 5 percent of the total expenditure budget of the government for 2020-21.

  • 'Coronavirus leaves opportunity for Indian cos to fill the gap left by Chinese manufacturers'   Feb 20, 2020 01:05 PM IST

    'Coronavirus leaves opportunity for Indian cos to fill the gap left by Chinese manufacturers'  

    Imports of parts from China would certainly be affected for a while due to the Coronavirus outbreak. But, at the same time, there is an opportunity for Indian companies to fill in the gap left by Chinese manufacturers.

  • Cracks are showing in the housing market. Reforms are way to go Feb 20, 2020 11:59 AM IST

    Cracks are showing in the housing market. Reforms are way to go

    A drastic course correction in land-use policies is called for that focuses less on restrictions and more on performance.

  • Post-Budget announcement, sovereign wealth funds may ramp up investment in affordable housing, logistics Feb 19, 2020 06:10 PM IST

    Post-Budget announcement, sovereign wealth funds may ramp up investment in affordable housing, logistics

    SWFs hold $29 billion of Assets Under Custody (AUC) as of December 2019

  • No real respite for real estate in Budget 2020 Feb 19, 2020 03:08 PM IST

    No real respite for real estate in Budget 2020

    Despite the massive need for housing in India, unsold inventory levels in just the 8 cities of Mumbai, Bengaluru, NCR, Pune, Hyderabad, Chennai, Kolkata and Ahmedabad stand at a substantial 0.5 mn units.

  • Portfolio planning: Here’s how you can allocate Rs 100 to various sectors Feb 18, 2020 09:53 AM IST

    Portfolio planning: Here’s how you can allocate Rs 100 to various sectors

    The proposals in the Budget is likely to be positive for sectors like Agriculture, infrastructure, renewable energy, finance, aviation, consumption as well as travel and tourism,

  • TDS adds undue compliance burden for e-commerce platforms: IAMAI Feb 17, 2020 07:46 PM IST

    TDS adds undue compliance burden for e-commerce platforms: IAMAI

    The government, in the Budget, announced a new levy of 1 per cent TDS (tax deducted at source) on e-commerce transactions, which is to be collected from the sellers by the e-commerce companies.

  • I-T may question NRIs on inflated overseas income: Report Feb 17, 2020 03:17 PM IST

    I-T may question NRIs on inflated overseas income: Report

    According to the Finance Bill 2020, Indian citizens not paying tax in other countries will be taxed on their overseas income and assets.

  • Equity MFs versus ULIPs: Which investment is better after the Budget? Feb 17, 2020 10:38 AM IST

    Equity MFs versus ULIPs: Which investment is better after the Budget?

    Ulips cannot be considered superior to mutual funds purely on the basis of taxation

  • The private sector can have a significant role in battling climate change in India Feb 16, 2020 06:19 PM IST

    The private sector can have a significant role in battling climate change in India

    Climate finance is a key pillar in enabling climate actions in India. In coming decade, India needs to make more budgetary allocations and push the transition towards low-carbon development and build resilience among communities that largely face the brunt of climate change in the country.

  • Budget 2020 | India is counting on achieving UN SDGs 1, 2 and 5 to meet its 2030 agenda Feb 16, 2020 03:47 PM IST

    Budget 2020 | India is counting on achieving UN SDGs 1, 2 and 5 to meet its 2030 agenda

    Legislative action, combined with the alignment of major schemes of the Union Budget with the goals 1, 2 and 5, is indicative of the intentionality and responsiveness of India’s policy towards Sustainable Development Goals.

  • Objective of kick-starting growth not addressed effectively in Budget: Garg Feb 15, 2020 08:05 PM IST

    Objective of kick-starting growth not addressed effectively in Budget: Garg

    "The outlays of these programmes have not seen any nominal growth in 2020-21 (in real terms, these would be 8-10 per cent lower)," the former finance secretary said.

  • Managing Money with Moneycontrol | How the new tax change in Budget 2020 will impact investment Feb 15, 2020 12:08 PM IST

    Managing Money with Moneycontrol | How the new tax change in Budget 2020 will impact investment

    Sakshi Batra gets in conversation with Preeti Khurana, Chief Editor at Cleartax to find out the tax changes will impact your investments.

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