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  Business   Economy  02 Feb 2018

Business, Economy, 02 Feb 2018

Rs 80,000 crore divestment, 3.3 per cent deficit target achievable: UKIBC

Imposition of a 25 per cent corporate tax on MSMEs with turnover of less than Rs 250 crore is yet another step in the right direction.

02 Feb 2018 5:38 PM

Big corporates cry foul over no tax relief in budget 2018

Jaitley in budget for 2018-19 announced lowering of corporate tax rate to 25 pc for businesses with a turnover of up to Rs 250 cr.

02 Feb 2018 5:28 PM

I-T will tax bitcoin trade, has issued few lakh notices: CBDT

The government in December cautioned investors to be wary of virtual currencies like bitcoin.

02 Feb 2018 4:07 PM

'Cut in corporate tax to boost MSMEs growth'

On Thursday, Arun Jaitley proposed to lower corporate tax rate to 25 per cent for businesses with turnover up to Rs 250 crore.

02 Feb 2018 3:41 PM

Budget 2018 aims to transform farm sector in a big way: Agri Secretary

The farm credit target has been raised to Rs 11 lakh crore for 2018-19 from Rs 10 lakh crore this year.

02 Feb 2018 2:22 PM


Small taxpayer got relief in past budgets, says Jaitley

Government made taxation simple for those having income up to Rs 50 lakh.

02 Feb 2018 2:03 PM

Govt to roll out health cover scheme from next fiscal: Jaitley

ModiCare envisaged to provide medical cover of up to Rs 5 lakh to over 10 crore poor and vulnerable families.

02 Feb 2018 1:01 PM

Union Budget 2018 spurs inflation worries ahead of RBI policy

Govt’s decision to increase MSP guarantee to farmers, in particular, is likely to have a direct inflationary impact.

02 Feb 2018 10:53 AM

High govt debt burden constrains India's rating: Fitch

Government has kicked out its steady 3 per cent fiscal deficit target further to 2020-21, well beyond its term.

02 Feb 2018 10:41 AM