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Govt plans raising duty on gold to 10%, silver to 8%

Tuesday 13 August '13

The government is considering raising duty on non-essential imports including silver
Gold smuggling gains currency after duty hike

Saturday 10 August '13

Indian revenue authorities have made seizures worth Rs 84 crore of gold within the first four months of the current fiscal.
Govt raises rewards for unearthing tax evasion

Thursday 8 August '13

Detection of tax evasion in business and at ports will become lucrative for revenue officials as the government plans a massive jump in their rewards
‘Definition of control in FDI policy narrow’

Thursday 1 August '13

MCA raises concerns over DIPP’s definition
Income-Tax dept expects 3 crore tax returns to be e-filed this year

Wednesday 31 July '13

File, smile and go. This is what taxpayers would be chanting this year while filing their returns, the income tax department claims
Direct Taxes Code likely to suggest raising MAT to 20%

Friday 26 July '13

DTC may seek to relax tax guidelines for insurance, banking
'Structural issue around the rupee impacts PE industry'

Monday 22 July '13

The main problem is structural issue around the rupee and that impacts the PE industry.
'Tightening of the rupee volatility is not a bad idea'

Monday 22 July '13

What is your fund corpus and what sectors are you looking at?
Attracting foreign investment

Thursday 18 July '13

The key takeaways from Super Tuesday’s government action are the relaxation of FDI rules for telecom and defence
Industrial slowdown dents indirect tax mop-up in Q1

Monday 15 July '13

The grim economic situation was mirrored in the indirect tax collections that showed modest growth during the first quarter of the current fiscal
Under service tax amnesty, govt not to reopen cases in future

Monday 8 July '13

The scope of amnesty for service tax payers will be expanded. Service tax defaulters who were given a window to
FIPB clearance for pharma sector acquisition runs into DIPP hurdle

Saturday 6 July '13

The Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB) today deferred US-based Mylan Inc’s $1.6 billion FDI proposal in the
Home Min red flags proposal to hike FDI caps; wants review of auto route

Friday 5 July '13

Plans to provide for a leap in foreign direct investment by relaxing the ceiling across sectors has run into a massive road block in the home ministry
Cushion consumers from price rise under GST: Parliament panel

Tuesday 2 July '13

Parliamentary standing committee on finance in favour of consumer-friendly tax regime
DIPP plans alternate FDI policy for pharma sector

Monday 1 July '13

Decision likely to be taken before FIPB meet on July 5
Tax dept to closely scan returns from low-tax havens

Saturday 29 June '13

* Move to shore up revenue collection, widen tax base
Mandatory FDI in retail back-end may apply only for first tranche

Thursday 27 June '13

In what could be a big relief for foreign retailers, the commerce ministry is of the view that in the multi-brand retail
New retail norms: Cos to seek more clarity from Sharma

Wednesday 26 June '13

Global retailers including Metro, Auchan, Carrefour, Tesco, and Walmart
Govt plans SEZ road shows to attract foreign investors

Tuesday 25 June '13

Team from states, developers to woo Japan, Korea, Taiwan, Europe
Filling the Income Tax Return form

Monday 24 June '13

As the last date for e-filing of returns nears, here’s how you can fill ITR by yourself.

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