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Budget 2017: All the key direct tax proposals impacting you

Budget 2017: All the key direct tax proposals impacting you

In a major relief to the salaried class, the Finance Minister Arun Jaitley while presenting the Budget 2017-18 in Parliament on Wednesday proposed to halve the tax rate for income between Rs 2.5 lakh and Rs 5 lakh to 5 percent.

Union Budget 2017: Know how you can pay less tax this year

Union Budget 2017: Know how you can pay less tax this year

Here's how you can pay less tax this year following the FM's announcement.

Union Budget 2017: Know how Budget will affect housing sector

Union Budget 2017: Know how Budget will affect housing sector

The Finance Minister Arun Jaitley while presenting the Budget 2017-18 in Parliament on Wednesday said that the scheme for profit linked income tax exemption for promoters of affordable housing will be broad based.

Union Budget 2017: Top 10 announcements

Union Budget 2017: Top 10 announcements

Here are top 10 announcements made by the Finance Minister in his Budget speech.

Arun Jaitley’s Union Budget 2017: The Big Takeaways and Analysis

Arun Jaitley’s Union Budget 2017: The Big Takeaways and Analysis

After much speculation whether the Union Budget will be presented today after the sudden demise of parliamentarian E Ahamed, the cat is finally out of the bag.

Union Budget 2017-18: How tax proposals will affect you

Union Budget 2017-18: How tax proposals will affect you

While presenting the Budget for the financial year 2017-18, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Wednesday proposed  to  reduce  the  existing  rate  of  taxation  for  individual assesses between income  of Rs 2.5 lakhs to Rs 5 lakhs to 5% from the  present rate of 10%.

Budget 2017: What's in store?

Budget 2017: What's in store?

The big day is about to arrive, finally. And this time, it will be intriguing to learn how a government that takes pride in being strict with control of fiscal deficit provides for in the budget anticipated to be full of sops for the common man in order to mitigate the adverse consequences of demonetisation. So, the budget will be litmus test for the Modi government and hence hold high level of significance.

Budget 2017: Major expectations of common man from Finance Minister Arun Jaitley

Budget 2017: Major expectations of common man from Finance Minister Arun Jaitley

Be it tax exemption, hiking the transport allowances, increasing the rebate cap on home loans, giving subsidies to farmers or addressing the issue of women's and senior citizens' taxation, the decision of the Finance Minister will be closely watched by one and all.

Budget 2017: Govt should announce dedicated spending on ICT to bolster digital ecosystem

Budget 2017: Govt should announce dedicated spending on ICT to bolster digital ecosystem

To further bolster the digital eco-system of the country, the government should announce dedicated spending on ICT just like some other sectors like education, health and other infrastructure.

Budget 2017: Infrastructure, SMEs, rural economy should be the key thrust area

Budget 2017: Infrastructure, SMEs, rural economy should be the key thrust area

 The major infrastructure focus should be on ports, railways and roads to reduce the logistics cost which is probably one of the highest in the world for movement of goods.

How stock markets reacted to the Budget

How stock markets reacted to the Budget

Past history suggests that 70% of the time budgets are in line with the underlying market moods, however during other 30% of time markets have turned due to budget events.

What biz honchos are expecting from Budget 2017

What biz honchos are expecting from Budget 2017

Know the expectations of biz honchos from upcoming Budget.

Budget 2017: Know why this year's Budget will be peculiar

Budget 2017: Know why this year's Budget will be peculiar

Let's have a look at a key peculiarities of the upcoming Union Budget 2017.

Budget 2017: A Detailed Overview of Economy

Budget 2017: A Detailed Overview of Economy

The economy under Modi's leadership has seen a major improvement in the past ten months on several fronts; however, certain hiccups are still there which will take time to sort out.

Budget 2017: Know your Finance Minister - Arun Jaitley

Budget 2017: Know your Finance Minister - Arun Jaitley

For the fourth time since taking over as the command of the Finance Ministry in 2014, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley will present the Union Budget for the financial year 2016-17 on February 1 as against the usual date of February 28.

How government may boost digital payments in Budget 2017-18

How government may boost digital payments in Budget 2017-18

First came the announcement of Digital India in 2015. The idea of connecting India from north to south, and east to west through the internet highway was drummed with high decibel publicity.

Budget 2017: Expectations of retail investors

Budget 2017: Expectations of retail investors

Budget 2017: Expectations of retail investors

Budget 2017: Here's what senior citizens expect

Budget 2017: Here's what senior citizens expect

Budget 2017: Here's what senior citizens expect

Budget 2017: Expectations of salaried class

Budget 2017: Expectations of salaried class

From the common man’s perspective, Union Budget 2017 could be really a litmus test for the Modi government.

Union Budget 2017: A Budget of many firsts

Union Budget 2017: A Budget of many firsts

The presentation of Union Budget has a couple of factors for consideration this year that makes it distinct.