entertainment tax

Nitish govt to impose 13.5% tax on luxury items; sweets, samosa to get costlier

The Nitish Kumar government on Tuesday decided to impose 13.5 per cent tax on luxury items.

Jan 12, 2016, 22:47 PM IST

'Government should cut down on entertainment tax'

Amid the clamour around the hike in entertainment tax in the national capital, Sandeep Marwah, chairman for media and entertainment committee, Indo-American Chamber of Commerce (IACC) and member executive council, says the government should cut down on the rates so that media can flourish.

Aug 28, 2015, 19:32 PM IST
Watching movies, television to be dearer in Delhi from July 20

Watching movies, television to be dearer in Delhi from July 20

Even as the news of an increase in the price of petrol and diesel in Delhi was sinking in, the Aam Aadmi Party government issuing a notification on Thursday of an increase in entertainment tax.

Jul 16, 2015, 20:16 PM IST
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.

Oct 05, 2014, 20:39 PM IST

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.

Jun 19, 2014, 14:27 PM IST

Thomas Cook seeks rationalisation of entertainment tax structure

The industry is hopeful of prioritisation towards key issues like safety and infrastrucure and swift implementation of the electronic visa authorisation/e-visa.

Jun 15, 2014, 13:12 PM IST

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’.

Jul 18, 2013, 15:11 PM IST

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.

Jan 23, 2013, 21:15 PM IST

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.

Jan 18, 2013, 20:54 PM IST

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.

Jan 16, 2013, 21:08 PM IST

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.

May 16, 2012, 13:23 PM IST

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.

Feb 21, 2012, 17:09 PM IST

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.

Nov 29, 2011, 10:10 AM IST

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.

Nov 24, 2011, 18:07 PM IST

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.

Sep 15, 2011, 15:03 PM IST

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.

Jan 25, 2011, 00:00 AM IST

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.

Jul 23, 2010, 23:10 PM IST

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.

Nov 22, 2009, 12:57 PM IST

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.

Nov 09, 2009, 22:02 PM IST