Harishanker Subramaniam The Indian Express Group
Saturday 2 March '13Budget 2013 was a keenly awaited event with measures to spur investments, growth and fiscal consolidation.
Monday 4 February '13Since the advent of P Chidambaram as finance minister, we have seen the Centre address contentious issues with the states in a more pragmatic manner.
Monday19 March '12It appears that one of the main agendas of the Budget was to undertake a fiscal correction to roll back the economic stimulus package.
Thursday24 March '11The Finance Minister, as committed, introduced the Constitution, 2011 in the Parliament as a first step towards its agenda of introducing goods & services tax.
Friday25 February '11Recent weeks have seen some action and initiative from the Union finance minister and the central government, reviving some hopes on the Goods and Services Tax front.
Saturday8 May '10The first discussion paper of the state finance ministers and task force report on GST has succeeded in providing an...
Friday9 April '10Internationally, the application of GST on a vast majority of sectors has been without any substantive hurdles.
Monday8 March '10Budget 2010, in many ways advances the broad agenda of fiscal reform in indirect taxes keeping in view the proposed introduction of GST by April 2011.
Friday5 February '10With another Union Budget around the corner, it’s interesting to see how the finance minister will walk the tightrope to balance concerns of a burgeoning fiscal deficit with the industry wishlist of c...
Thursday17 December '09Every time I pen an article on GST, I cannot but emphasise the importance of its early implementation to eliminate inefficiency of our existing regime, increase competitiveness....
Thursday17 December '09Every time I pen an article on GST, I cannot but emphasise the importance of its early implementation to eliminate inefficiency of our existing regime...
Wednesday11 November '09The empowered committee of state finance ministers on Tuesday unveiled the much-awaited ‘discussion paper’ on goods and service tax.
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