It provides substantial relief in tax dues for all categories of cases as well as full waiver of interest, fine and penalty. In all these cases, there would be no other liability of interest, fine or penalty. There is also a complete amnesty from prosecution.
Loan growth for the industry has declined to 12% in 1QFY20 compared to 15% last quarter due to deceleration in retail demand, slowdown in auto loans and two-wheelers has led to slightly moderated growth trends 1QFY20.
The statements underscore the government’s discomfiture to loosen its purse strings in a big way, given the ‘limited fiscal space’ amid subdued tax collection growth. Nevertheless, it will likely opt for targeted interventions in critical sectors like auto, MSMEs and infrastructure. Also, it could front-load its spending to spur demand.
Changing the size and other features of currency notes often is "not proper" especially because a visually impaired person spends years to figure out the dimensions and other features of a banknote or coin, the Bombay High Court said.