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AAP accuses BJP's Vijay Goel of influencing civic body for tax exemption

The AAP on Tuesday accused BJP leader Vijay Goel of using his "post and clout" to get exemption on property tax and other charges on a heritage building he bought in old Delhi and demanded his resignation as Union Sports Minister and from Parliament.

Budget 2016: Arun Jaitley withdraws tax exemptions from host of services

Budget 2016: Arun Jaitley withdraws tax exemptions from host of services

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley Monday announced withdrawal of tax exemptions from a host of services including those provided by lawyers to other advocates, including on arbitral tribunals, even as he exempted financial regulators and others from service tax.

Here's why Arun Jaitley mentioned Rahul Gandhi in his Budget speech

Here's why Arun Jaitley mentioned Rahul Gandhi in his Budget speech

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley presented his third Budget on Monday.

Insurance industry seeks hike in tax exemption limit

Government should raise tax exemption limit for health insurance and introduce fiscal measures to help increase its penetration, say industry officials.

Govt may not extend sunset clauses for tax exemption

It has invited comments on the proposal withing 15 days.

Govt should abstain from increasing tax exemption limit: Report

The government should refrain from frequently raising the tax exemption threshold to avoid erosion in the number of taxpayers and also needs to adopt measures to move towards a cash-less regime, says a report.

List of tax exemptions to be phased out in few days: Arun Jaitley

List of tax exemptions to be phased out in few days: Arun Jaitley

The minister also said measures to protect domestic steel sector from dumping by overseas manufacturers are being examined.

Budget 2015: Expectations of Salaried class from FM Jaitley

With just few weeks remaining for the Finance Minister to present the Union Budget for 2015, the common man has started building up expectations from the Narendra Modi-led NDA government at the Centre.

No specific tax exemption for companies' CSR expenses: Govt

The new companies law, which came into force from April 1, requires certain class of profitable corporates to shell out at least 2 percent of their three-year annual average net profit towards CSR works.

Now invest up to Rs 1.5 lakh in PPF

People can now deposit up to Rs 1.5 lakh annually in their Public Provident Fund (PPF) with the government notifying changes in the popular savings scheme.

AIBEA seeks hike in tax exemption on bank deposit interest to Rs 25K

Bank employees body AIBEA has demanded an increase in the exemption of tax on interest earned on bank deposits to Rs 25,000 from Rs 10,000 at present from the government in its maiden Budget next month.

General insurance firms want tax sops to boost health cover

Right now government is almost paying from tax payers' money for any losses out of natural disasters as people are not accustomed to buy such cover.

Budget and You

The decision of the Finance Minister will be closely watched by all and sundry, here is the list of most awaited announcements.

EPFO panel grant regular tax exemption to 68 private PF trusts

An empowered committee of the retirement fund body EPFO on Friday approved granting regular tax exemption to 68 private provident fund trusts, which would provide tax benefits for subscribers of these firms.

EPFO panel meet on Friday to grant tax exemption to PF trusts

In a bid to protect tax benefits for subscribers of about 180 private provident fund trusts, retirement fund body EPFO has called a meeting of an empowered committee on Friday to grant them regular tax exemption.

Retain tax exemption of state PSUs, Modi tells FinMin

Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Modi has asked the Centre to remove the clause in the Finance Bill 2013 that seeks to disallow state PSUs from availing income tax exemption on fee and royalty paid by them to state governments.