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Cashless and Less Cash economy

Cashless and Less Cash economy A cashless economy is one in which all the transactions are done using cards or digital means. The circulation of physical currency is minimal. On the other hand, when m... »

Demonetization

Demonetization Demonetization was aimed at signaling a regime change, emphasizing the government’s determination to penalize illicit activities. India’s demonetization is unprecedented in internationa... »

Taxing Agriculture Income

Taxing Agriculture Income Niti Aayog, the government’s thinktank, has strongly backed taxing of agricultural income above a certain threshold and removal of exemptions on personal income tax as ... »

Tax Terrorism, Direct Tax Reforms, Advance Price Agreements, BEPS

Tax Terrorism, Direct Tax Reforms, Advance Price Agreements, BEPS Tax Terrorism Finance Bill 2017 proposed that tax official may not disclose the ‘reason to believe’ to conduct a searches and surveys ... »

GST – Goods and Services Tax

GST – Goods and Services Tax Goods and Services Tax (GST) is an indirect tax which was introduced in India on 1 July 2017 and was applicable throughout India which replaced multiple cascading ta... »

Fiscal Developments – PDMC, FRBM Review Committee, Finance Bill 2017, Financial Resolution & Deposit Insurance Bill 2017

Fiscal Developments – PDMC, FRBM Review Committee, Finance Bill 2017, Financial Resolution & Deposit Insurance Bill 2017 Fiscal consolidation: Fiscal deficit is projected at 3.5 % of GDP for... »

Budgetary Reforms – Advancement of Budget, Gender Budgeting

Budgetary Reforms – Advancement of Budget, Gender Budgeting Budgetary Reforms 2017-18 Railway budget scrapped & merged with the General budget on recommendations of Bibek Debroy Committee. I... »

Base Year Change, Chit Funds, P Notes

Base Year Change, Chit Funds, P Notes WPI & IIP Base Year Change The government revised the new Index of Industrial Production (IIP) and Wholesale Price Index (WPI) series with 2011-12 base year r... »

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