No new taxes in Haryana budget

In the first budget by a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government in Haryana, Finance Minister Abhimanyu on Tuesday proposed no new taxes.

IANS| Last Updated: Mar 17, 2015, 12:14 PM IST

Chandigarh: In the first budget by a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government in Haryana, Finance Minister Abhimanyu on Tuesday proposed no new taxes.

"There is no move to impose any new taxes or to increase the existing taxes," the minister told the state assembly.

He said the state government will bring in efficiency in collection of existing taxes and plug loopholes.

Abhimanyu announced reduction in VAT (value added tax) on some items.