It’s time to revisit income tax rates: Bibek Debroy, Chairman PMEAC
This year we are around 5% and next year 6-6.5%, the PMEAC chairman said ...
Govt will miss fiscal deficit target of 3.3%: Bibek Debroy
Debroy said that he believed the overall growth in this financial year would be "a...
Govt reconstitutes EAC-PM under Bibek Debroy
Apart from these two full-time members, the EAC-PM will have two part-time members as against th...
There should be just 3 GST rates: 6, 12 & 18%: Bibek Debroy
For small and medium cos, GST has also complicated matters because of various rat...
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Railways to 'right size' Railway Board by 25 per cent, transfer 50 officials to zones: Sources
The move was part of Railway Minister Piyush Goyal's 100-day agenda and a top priority for present Railway Board Chairman V K Yadav. The plan was first mooted in 2000 by the Atal Bihari Vajpayee government.
5% GDP growth merely a result of volatility: Bibek Debroy
“There is significant amount of volatility in rate of growth. The reduction to 5% does not mean we are on a 5% growth trajectory,” Debroy said.
Will meet tax targets: Ajay Bhushan Pandey, Revenue secretary
Revenue secretary Ajay Bhushan Pandey strongly refuted criticism that the goods and services tax was the cause of the current economic slowdown, saying it was a win-win for everyone, with the incidence of taxation coming down on every commodity.
'Downturn' more appropriate word than 'recession': Bibek Debroy on state of economy
Chairman of the Economic Advisory Council to the Prime Minister (EAC-PM), Bibek Debroy said on Friday that the country's real GDP growth is ...
GST: The challenges before India's largest indirect tax reform
GST was supposed to untangle the indirect tax regime and facilitate economic growth.
View: India should now move to standardised, stable and easily understood rates of taxation
Standardisation, simplification, reduction of human interface between tax department and payees, and stability are building blocks of tax reforms.
Tax cut for new plants to lure MNCs looking beyond China
Rate on a par with that in SE Asian countries; experts want more steps.
Economic Survey a blue print for growth and jobs over next 5 years: EAC-PM Chairman Bibek Debroy
Debroy further said the EAC-PM welcomes the emphasis of the Survey on fiscal consolidation, fiscal discipline and investments.
States should contribute in defence, railways, highway projects: Bibek Debroy
Debroy said state governments should contribute in funding for defence, national highways and rail projects.
View: Beyond the facade of feel-good growth numbers lies a picture of gloom
Ex-CEA Subramanian had showed that between 2011-12 and 2016-17, India’s growth had been hugely inflated.
View: A ‘boring’ Budget spells continuity, stability
FM Sitharaman has adhered to continuity and signalled reforms in debt & corporate bond markets
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