Plea for total waiver of entertainment tax for IPL matches
Plea for total waiver of entertainment tax for IPL matches

Efforts will be made to bring IPL matches to Kerala if government allows total waiver of entertainment tax, Kerala Cricket Association President T C Mathew said on Sunday.

Sudhir Mishra miffed with tax on cinema

Filmmaker Sudhir Mishra is not pleased about the entertainment tax and other kinds of tax imposed on movies.

Making `Bhaag Milkha Bhaag` tax-free will increase its reach, says Farhan Akhtar

Farhan Akhtar has requested to waive the entertainment tax on ‘Bhaag Milkha Bhaag’.

Maha govt withdraws surcharge on entertainment tax

Maharashtra government withdrew its last week`s decision of levying surcharge on existing entertainment duty of 45 per cent.

I&B ministry supports actors against service tax

The information and broadcasting (I&B) ministry said Friday it would support the film fraternity`s protest against the government`s decision to levy service tax on actors.

Service tax has forced independent producers to shut shop: Akshay Kumar

The government`s decision to levy 12.36 percent service tax on film and television actors is taking a toll on the industry, says Bollywood star Akshay Kumar, adding it has forced independent producers to stop making movies.

Taxing fashion shows: High Court declines to interfere

Declining to interfere with the imposition of entertainment tax on ramp shows organised by the Fashion Design Council of India (FDCI), Delhi High Court has said it is for the government to decide whether full or part exemption can be given to similar events held in the capital.

Cinema halls to remain shut on Feb 23

Almost 12,000 movie halls across the country will remain shut on February 23 to protest against the proposed service tax.

Kamal Hasaan supports reduction in entertainment tax

Kamal Haasan Monday pitched for reduction in entertainment tax levied on films saying there should be no second thoughts about it in order to keep the industry healthy.

Entertainment tax on films may come down: Soni

Entertainment tax on films could come down as the union government is contemplating a less stringent tax structure under the Goods and Services Tax (GST) regime, union Information and Broadcasting Minister Ambika Soni said here Thursday.

Tamil Nadu slaps entertainment tax on IPL

The Tamil Nadu government on Wednesday passed a bill in the Assembly which necessitates entertainment tax on Indian Premier League (IPL) matches being played in the state.

Entertainment tax waived for WC matches in Eden

CAB chief Jagmohan Dalmiya announced that the state government has waived entertainment tax for World Cup matches at the Eden Gardens.

Cable operators, pubs to attract entertainment tax in Maha

Maharashtra Legislative Assembly
today passed the Mumbai Entertainment Tax (Amendment) Bill
2010 which will enable the state government to impose the tax
on cable operators, pubs and get an additional revenue of
Rs ten cr.

Bring parity in entertainment tax rates across India: Assocham

The Centre should act as a coordinator to bring uniformity in entertainment tax rates, currently varying between 30 percent and 40 percent across the country, for growth of the entertainment and media industry, Assocham has said.

SC notice to Govt, 14 states on entertainment tax on films

The SC has issued
notice to the Centre and 14 states on a petition challenging
the decisions of state governments to give tax sops to promote
regional language films and charge higher entertainment tax on
Hindi films.