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Kerala looks to shed investor-unfriendly tag, plans lease model for investors

While vertical structures would be preferred given the state’s acute scarcity of surplus lands, to make the land costs affordable to investors, a deferred payment system would also be introduced, senior state government off

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Land-scarce Kerala plans new lease model for investors

To start with, 5,000 acres to be acquired by govt near new Kannur airport at a cost of Rs 35,000 crore.

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Budget 2018 in two minute – All you need to know

Budget 2018: Jaitley chose to limit a much-anticipated corporate tax cut to smaller companies — the tax rate on income of companies with a turnover up to Rs 250 crore will be 25% while larger firms will still shell out 30%

Budget 2018: Presenting the Budget for FY19 in Parliament on Thursday, finance minister Arun Jaitley put the spotlight on rural India, agriculture and job creation, projected a jump in revenue buoyancy thanks primarily to a stabilising goods and services tax (GST), but still took a pause on fiscal consolidation. News

Inflation data corroborates GDP growth estimate: Niti Aayog vice-chairman Arvind Panagariya

While some critics are sceptical of the 7% GDP growth reported for Q3 of FY17 when demonetisation had impacted cash-based consumptions and other economic activity, especially in the rural and informal sectors, Niti Aayog vice

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Union Budget 2017: Arun Jaitley gives relief to small taxpayers, keeps sops alive, but provides minimum capex boost

Finance minister Arun Jaitley put up an eloquent defence of demonetisation, calling it a tectonic policy step akin to the goods and services tax and flagging its potential to boost tax compliance, but projected a rather modes

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We are keen to reduce litigation and make life easier for well-meaning taxpayers

Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) chairperson Rani Singh Nair discusses the tax department's efforts to become more efficient in curbing evasion, fraud and treaty abuses, while being more sensitive to the genuine concerns

We are keen to reduce litigation and make life easier for well-meaning taxpayers

GST rate: Hasmukh Adhia says inflationary pressure can be avoided

Chances are that the tax incidence on the majority of items would come down once the goods and services tax (GST) is introduced, revenue secretary Hasmukh Adhia says

GST rate: Hasmukh Adhia says inflationary pressure can be avoided

GST Bill may well have been passed, but might not achieve goal; here’s why

Satya Poddar, partner, EY, has been one of the staunchest and most incisive critics of any attempt to distort the Goods and Services Tax (GST) structure by deviating from the best global practices.

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This GST is only a name changer, not game changer

Satya Poddar, partner, EY, has been one of the staunchest and most incisive critics of any attempt to distort the Goods and Services Tax (GST) structure by deviating from the best global practices.

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All land acquired by us is free of litigation: Delhi-Mumbai Industrial Corridor’s Alkesh Sharma

The government’s policy is that farmers should not be put at a loss, which is reflected in our acquisition process as well. Each state has its own method of land acquisition. In Gujarat we say that if you give us land, we w

All land acquired by us is free of litigation: Delhi-Mumbai Industrial Corridor’s Alkesh Sharma

We are redoubling efforts to raise revenue: Suresh Prabhu

Railway minister Suresh Prabhu discusses the steps being taken to increase the national transporter’s revenue and optimise its operational expenses, in an interview with Bilal Abdi and KG Narendranath. The minister also exp

Economy News

Systemic changes being made to spread tax net: Shaktikanta Das

Revenue secretary Shaktikanta Das speaks to Gireesh Chandra Prasad and KG Narendranath on the subdued revenue...

Systemic changes being made to spread tax net: Shaktikanta Das

Reviving investor enthusiasm is Team Narendra Modi’s key task in 2015

Government must weather fractious politics and bolster the economy’s productive capacity; unconventional ways of resource-raising may be explored

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