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India preparing to take final decision on controversial GAAR tax rules: FM

Last Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014, 13:44

Jaitley did not give a timeline for the decision or more details.

Govt using information from various nations to check tax evasion

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 17:12

The government on Tuesday said it is effectively using the information received from various countries to combat the menace of tax evasion and avoidance.

'Govt to take call on GAAR implementation soon'

Last Updated: Saturday, July 12, 2014, 15:33

As per the existing proposal, investments made after March 2013 will be covered under GAAR with effect from assessment year 2016-17.

Govt may defer GAAR by a year to improve business sentiment

Last Updated: Sunday, June 22, 2014, 12:31

The government earlier proposed imposing the GAAR from April 1, 2016, for those claiming tax benefit of over Rs 3 crore.

India seeks automatic info-sharing to deal with tax avoidance

Last Updated: Friday, February 21, 2014, 20:36

India on Friday called for automatic exchange of key financial information and greater cooperation among G20 nations to deal with cases of tax avoidance.

GAAR to come into effect from April 1, 2016

Last Updated: Thursday, September 26, 2013, 21:06

The controversial GAAR provision, which seeks to check tax avoidance by investors routing their funds through tax havens, will come into effect from April 1, 2016, a government notification said.

G-8 summit to discuss tax avoidance by companies

Last Updated: Saturday, June 15, 2013, 12:15

A summit meeting of G-8 countries in Northern Ireland next week would discuss the issue of "tax avoidance" by companies in this increasingly globalised economy, a White House official has said.

G7 agrees to target tax avoidance

Last Updated: Saturday, May 11, 2013, 21:43

Speaking after a two-day meeting at Aylesbury in Buckinghamshire, south-east England, UK chancellor George Osborne said it was "incredibly important" that firms and individuals paid the tax they owed.

Google boss defends firms tax avoidance policies in UK

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 23, 2013, 11:49

Google's chairman, Eric Schmidt, has defended his firm’s tax avoidance policies in the UK, saying that the Internet search giant ‘fully complies with the law’.

Nearly 29,000 tax defaulters owe Rs 3,770 cr to govt

Last Updated: Monday, October 08, 2012, 22:00

Tax defaults by nearly 29,000 taxpayers aggregate to Rs 3,770 crore, according to a tax department's analysis of e-returns filed in 2012-13.

Final guidelines on GAAR by month end: Chidambaram

Last Updated: Monday, October 01, 2012, 15:39

The ministry, Chidambaram said, would first finalise its report on GAAR and then consider if there was a necessity to amend the Income Tax Act.

Tax evasion hits infrastructure development: Court

Last Updated: Friday, August 10, 2012, 16:40

A Delhi court has upheld a two-year jail term given to a tax evader, saying tax avoidance reduced funds needed for the country's infrastructure development.