Cities | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday September 16, 2014
Villagers living along the Delhi-Gurgaon expressway on Monday regained their right to get exemption from paying toll tax for commercial vehicles as the authorities have opened special lanes dedicated to the locals.
South | Indo-Asian News Service | Monday August 25, 2014
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa has urged the central government to decide on area-based tax incentives to Andhra Pradesh and Telangana in a way that would not render neighbouring states uncompetitive for investments.
Agence France-Presse | Wednesday August 20, 2014
Authorities are concerned that Uber's service will undercut the current market for taxis and that the company may evade tax if not registered legally.
Tuesday August 12, 2014
The Finance Ministry today said discussions with the state governments on Goods and Service Tax (GST) are in the final stages and its implementation will help improve transparency and efficiency.
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Friday July 25, 2014
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Friday said Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government was moving fast on bringing back the ill-gotten money stashed away by Indians in tax havens abroad.
Offbeat | Agence France-Presse | Friday July 25, 2014
A Latvian company's scheme to circumvent liquor laws by hiring out rather than selling alcoholic drinks backfired on Thursday when tax authorities pulled its license and launched an audit.
Sunday July 20, 2014
Over Rs 1 lakh crore of taxes were locked up in various stages of litigation in service tax and central excise at the end of March 2013, the Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG) has said.
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday July 17, 2014
The emerging challenges in the country's tax administration can be met through ingenuity, innovation and adoption of new ideas and technology, President Pranab Mukherjee has said.
Wednesday July 16, 2014
BCSBI today held a meeting with controlling heads of banks in Punjab, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir and Chandigarh here today to enlighten them about importance of complying with banking codes.
Tuesday July 15, 2014
Unable to recover over Rs 50 crore dues from Kingfisher Airlines, the services tax department has moved courts to get a share from sale of securities being undertaken by lenders.
Press Trust of India | Monday July 14, 2014
IAMAI hopes Finance Ministry will take cognisance of the issue and take corrective measures.
Sunday July 13, 2014
The Internet & Mobile Association of India (IAMAI) said the sector was kept under the negative list of service tax two years ago as "a gesture of support to this fledgling industry". However, presenting his first Budget, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley...
Thursday July 10, 2014
Presenting his maiden Budget for 2014-15, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley also withdrew exemptions given to services of air-conditioned contract carriages and testing of new drugs on human participants to broaden the tax base.
Friday July 11, 2014
The much anticipated general budget of the newly-elected government is finally out, which has tried addressing several issues including a few demands of the Indian auto industry.
Monday July 7, 2014
The 70 Aaykar Sampark Kendras (ASKs) or computerised I-T centres will be in addition to the 189 such centres which provide single-window service to taxpayers.
Thursday July 3, 2014
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Thursday the Centre would sort out compensation issues with states to ensure early roll-out of Goods and Service Tax, a new indirect tax regime that will subsume various levies.
India | Reported by Rahul Shrivastava, Written by Devesh Kumar | Thursday July 3, 2014
Displaying visible signs of urgency to build a rollout roadmap which can become part of the Narendra Modi government's first budget, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today told the states that some of their concerns on the Goods and Services Tax, ...
Friday June 27, 2014
A comprehensive Goods and Service Tax ("GST") would be a significant step in the direction of streamlining the administration of indirect taxes in India to help remedy maladies.
Friday June 27, 2014
Being the first budget of the newly formulated NDA Government, this is surely a prime setup for the government to pass across a strong message in its road to delivering the high expectations, which it has sought to boast about during the prolonged el...
Press Trust of India | Thursday June 19, 2014
The DTH operators, who have also asked for reduced licence fees, said multiple taxation in the sector is becoming a heavy burden.