Tax Exemption
Business  /  Published 16.04.20

Sop plea for elders

The research wing of the country’s largest bank — State Bank of India — has called for an exemption on the interest component on the Senior Citizen Savings Scheme in a bid to boost liquidity at ...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 15.04.20

Small traders seek survival package

Struggling to survive during the extended lockdown, small traders, including retail and wholesale shopkeepers, and owners of small- and medium-scale industries, want concessions from the government t...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

Opinion  /  Published 17.02.20

Tax payers and tax dodgers

The prime minister, Narendra Modi, sparked off a huge debate on tax compliance when he observed that only 15 million people in the country actually paid taxes on their incomes out of a population of 1...
By The Editorial Board in

Business  /  Published 10.02.20

Amnesty scheme to settle pre-GST dues

The Bengal government has introduced an amnesty scheme to collect disputed taxes prior to the GST — under VAT, central sales tax and entry tax. The industry and tax experts see twin benefits of the ...
By Pinak Ghosh in Calcutta

Business  /  Published 09.02.20

Support for tax switch

The Centre hinted at “grandfathering” the transition process in personal income tax regime to mitigate the inconvenience of individual taxpayers who have already committed to long-term financial p...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

India  /  Published 02.02.20

Realty recoils at budget plan

Real estate has been in the doghouse for a while — and was hoping to limp out of it, anticipating a few tax breaks in Saturday’s budget.Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman has dashed those hopes.W...
By Sambit Saha in Calcutta

Business  /  Published 02.02.20

What ELSS to do

There is a tide in the affairs of men, which, taken at the flood, leads on to fortuneThese words, spoken by Brutus in Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar, captures what Union Budget 2020 probably wants you ...
By Nilanjan Dey in

Business  /  Published 06.07.19

Tea firms wary

Tea growers have sought a review of the budget proposal to tax cash withdrawal in excess of Rs 1 crore from a bank account as it would hurt their operations in remote areas. The Indian Tea Association...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 06.07.19

Budget cash tax hits tea belt

The Union budget proposal to levy a 2 per cent tax at source if annual cash withdrawals exceed Rs 1 crore has come as a blow to north Bengal’s ailing tea industry as most gardens disburse wages in c...
By Avijit Sinha in Siliguri

India  /  Published 15.04.19

Defence ministry tries to distance govt from 'conjectural' Rafale connection

The Indian defence ministry issued a curious statement on Saturday, distancing the “present government” from the “conjectural connection” associated with the French tax exemption for an Anil A...
By TT Bureau in New Delhi


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