A chat with Disney boss spread over 3 pints helped Tom Holland 'save' Spider-Man
In August, Sony announced it would carry on the franchise without Marvel Studios' involvement.
A #ReUp of 2019: The year when gene therapy, DNA modifications came of age & saved lives
After decades of research and clinical trials on a genetic fix to genetic disorders, 2019 saw a historic milestone.
Tax optimiser: NPS, perks can help Yadalam reduce tax outgo by Rs 87,000
Yadalam should opt for the NPS benefit offered by his company. Under Sec 80CCD(2), up to 10% of the basic salary put in the scheme is tax free.
Parliament okays corporate tax cut; FM says software developers, miners not eligible for lower rates
Replying to a debate on the legislation, Sitharaman said a negative list of activities that do not constitute manufacturing has been created and will not be eligible for the lower 15 per cent tax rate for manufacturing firms that are set up after October 1 and that begin operations by 2023.
While trade war between US & China escalated, couldn't have waited to slash corporate tax: Nirmala Sitharaman
FM Sitharaman had in September announced corporate tax rate cut from an effective 35% (including surcharges and cesses) to an effective 25.17% while the rate for new manufacturing companies reduced to 15% from 25%.
View: It's time for a fair distribution of GST proceeds between Centre and states
A lion’s share of GST goes to states. Actual transfers of the Centre’s gross tax collections are about 36%.
Tax dept issues 2.10 crore tax refunds till November; Rs 1.46-lakh crore refunded
It processed 2.10 crore tax refund cases for current Assessment Year 2019-20 as on November 28, 2019, compared to 1.75 crore refunds for the same period in FY 2018-19, an increase of 20 per cent. The total amount of refunds issued in FY 2019-20 till Nov 28 was Rs 1.46 lakh cr as compared to Rs 1.19 lakh cr in the same period of the previous year.
France, US Spar over Digital Tax
The French parliament infuriated the administration of President Donald Trump in July by adopting a law taxing digital firms like Google, Apple, Facebook and Amazon for revenues earned inside the country. Talks to resolve the issue have so far failed, and on Monday Washington threatened to impose tariffs of up to 100% on $2.4 billion in French goods.
God save India's economy: Chidambaram on BJP MP's GDP remark
Participating in a discussion in Lok Sabha on the Taxation Law Amendment Bill and a statutory resolution disapproving the ordinance on the same legislation, Dubey had said that the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) has no relevance and it should not be treated as 'Bible, Ramayan and Mahabharat'.
Tax queries: No GST on sale of unfinished flat to another home buyer
Dilip Lakhani, Senior Chartered Accountant, answers queries from our readers on income tax and other levies.
RBI may wait for Budget announcements before taking rate cut decision
“The forthcoming union budget will also provide better insight into further measures to be undertaken by the government and its impact on growth. Against this backdrop, the MPC judged that there is monetary policy space for further action, but it felt it appropriate to take a pause at this juncture.”
ELSS and IDFC Tax Advantage (ELSS) fund
ELSS and IDFC Tax Advantage ELSS fund Equity Linked Saving Scheme ELSS is a category of mutual fund that lets you invest in equity market for long term w...
Breather for BPOs: Government withdraws contentious GST Circular on back office support services
The Circular was ambiguous and continued to fuel the debate as to which back-end services constitute as support services and which services would qualify as ‘arranging or facilitating the supply of goods or services between two or more persons’.
How to treat your money with care, respect
Money makes the journey of life somewhat smooth and bearable. Treat it with the care. Here are four ways to treat your money with care and respect that it deserves to avoid the regrets in handling your money.
Dharmendra Pradhan hopes coming Budget will signal inclusion of ATF, natural gas in GST
When the Goods and Services Tax (GST) was introduced on July 1, 2017 amalgamating 17 central and state levies, five commodities namely crude oil, natural gas, petrol, diesel, and aviation turbine fuel (ATF) were kept out of its purview given the revenue dependence of state governments on this sector.
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