Tue, Nov 28, 2023
The 2023 United Nations Climate Change Conference or Conference of the Parties of the UNFCCC, more commonly referred to as COP28, will be the 28th United Nations Climate Change Conference, which will be held from November 30 until December 12, 2023, in Dubai.
Fri, Oct 20, 2023
In a scathing critique of global multilateral institutions, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said that they've become less effective than a participation trophy. She called for a rethink of their role in the world, saying that they are no longer able to meet the challenges of the 21st century. The comments come as the world grapples with a number of crises, including the COVID-19 pandemic, the war in Ukraine, and the climate crisis.
Thu, Oct 19, 2023
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman's statement at the Global Maritime India Summit, 'Government's focus on blue economy in the last 9 years', 'Middle-East economy improved through maritime'
Wed, Feb 05, 2020
Budget 2020: The real estate sector had high hopes from Union Budget 2020. Both home buyers as well as developers had their wish-list ready ahead of the Union Budget, but didn't get too many gifts from the Finance Minister.
Income Tax: Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) Chairperson P.C. Mody on Tuesday said that the unorganised sector is ought to be under the tax framework. At a conference organised by FICCI here, the CBDT chief said that having a broader tax base would result in lower tax rates across the board
MF Alert: Budget proposal of 10 per cent TDS will be applicable only on dividend payment by mutual funds and not on gain arising out of redemption of units, the tax department clarified on Tuesday
Tue, Feb 04, 2020
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday said the money raised through disinvestment will be used to develop infrastructure, which will have multiplier effect on the economy and not bridging revenue deficit
Taxpayers willing to migrate to the new personal income tax regime announced in the Union Budget for 2020-21 will get more benefits than the older system, a senior official said on Monday. Multiple layers of deductions and exemptions add to the complexity of the Income Tax Act, Principal Chief Commissioner of Income Tax (West Bengal and Sikkim) B Jha said
Mon, Feb 03, 2020
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman's Exclusive interview post Budget2020
Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman presented Union Budget 2020 in Parliament on Saturday. She announced the launch of a new personal income tax regime which can help the middle-class save taxes and also scrapped dividend distribution tax (DDT).
"Besides, we have seen certain signs - in the last few months - related to good news like IIP among others. These are certain things that suggest that the trend will change. Therefore, we have projected the growth between 6% and 6.50% not some unrealistic 7.50% or more," Krishnamurthy Subramanian, Chief Economic Advisor of India said in an interview with Zee Business
Budget 2020: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman in her second budget presentation on Saturday abolished the Dividend Distribution Tax (DDT), while making dividends taxable in the hands of the recipients alone.
Bond ETF was a part of government's effort to deepen bond market. Sitharaman in her second budget on Saturday again emphasised on deepening of the market and announced new measures. "Certain specified categories of Government securities would be opened fully for non-resident investors, apart from being available to domestic investors as well.
Taxpayers having an annual salary pay of over Rs 13 lakh and availing deductions of up to Rs 2 lakh will save on their tax outgo if they opt for the new tax regime proposed in the Budget, government sources said on Sunday
Budget 2020: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman made several tax-related announcements in Budget speech on Saturday that are likely to have an impact on your money. The finance minister said that the budget had provisions to boost the income and purchasing power of taxpayers.
Sun, Feb 02, 2020
Budget 2020: Major reforms have been proposed in the administration of GST regime by Modi government.
This budget gives a good larger picture, which talks about larger sectors like rural development and agriculture. Now, I am not giving a budget, sector-wise. If the economy, its consumption, investment are all driven through the government investment, government's direct benefit transfer (DBT), reduction in income tax, cut in corporate tax, then I expect that the impact to be in every sector of the society
What will be the government's income and its expenses? Zee Business Online explains in a simple way
Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Saturday presented the first Union Budget of the third decade of the 21st century.
The Budget is a budget for the 'New Decade' for 'New India'. It is a budget for the creation of a strong $5 trillion economy by 2025. Rs103 lakh crore will be invested in infrastructure creation, which is not small in itself. Rs3 lakh crore has been allocated for Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers' Welfare and Ministry of Rural Development. Rs1.76 lakh crore will be provided to the transport sector, Anurag Thakur, Minister for State for Finance says
Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman who presented the Union Budget 2020-21 on Saturday in the Parliament has proposed a new simplified the individual tax regime for the financial year 2020-21 (FY21).
Sat, Feb 01, 2020
Budget 2020: Government has made changes in the income tax slabs. There are certain benefits, but certain conditions apply on how these changes in income tax slabs will impact taxpayers. What choices does the taxpayer have? Our experts give detailed view on Zee Business Money Guru show:
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman presented a balanced budget on Saturday afternoon, announcing cuts in personal income tax, extending tax benefits for affordable housing and giving relief to companies on payment of dividend in the Union Budget for 2020-21 as the government looked to boost consumption
Budget 2020: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has announced the Railways will run 150 private trains on a public-private-partnership (PPP). The government will be linking various tourist spots by running Tejas Express, the finance minister said
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