There is unease among the very wealthy who have offshore accounts because of notices they are said to have received from their respective banks advising them to close their accounts by Oct 30.
Delhi CM Sheila Dikshit announced waiver on late payment fee and interest on arrears for water and sewerage charges levied by Delhi Jal Board.
Romney earned almost $ 13.7 million last year and paid more than $ 1.9 million in taxes -- an effective tax rate of 14.1 per cent.
The Election Commission is understood to have rejected Andhra Pradesh government`s plea to permit it to reduce sales tax on petrol by three per cent ahead of June 12 by-elections in the state.
Karunanidhi on Monday said both the Centre and Tamil Nadu governments should voluntarily come forward to reduce their tax percentage.
Mamata Banerjee on Monday said an alternative must be found to taxing the poor.
Some persons with accounts in a Swiss bank have paid taxes amounting to about Rs 180 crore so far, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee said.
Former Jharkhand Chief Minister Madhu Koda, will appeal against the income tax order slapping Rs.1,200 crore tax against him, his wife said.
Weiwei has received seven million Yuan as donations from his supporters.
Bringing some relief to
people hit by petrol price hike, the Congress-led UDF
government in Kerala on Friday decided to forgo the additional
Greeks expressed their misery on Monday at the erosion of their daily lives by austerity measures.
Yoga guru Ramdev on Wednesday said if
the government fails to bring back money stashed in foreign
banks, he will call upon people not to pay taxes.
16 company executives, business leaders and super-rich called for "a special contribution".
Ai Weiwei`s design firm challenged the $1.85 million tax bill delivered by authorities.
Chinese authorities sometimes try to silence critics
by accusing them of tax violations.
Pakistan’s Senate Committee on Ports and Shipping has revealed that NATO tankers in the country are only paying 450 rupees as handling charges at Port Qasim.
BJP on Friday said ICC chief and
Union Minister Sharad Pawar should not have participated in
the union cabinet meeting which approved income tax exemption
to the cricketing body for the World Cup matches.
The city Government estimates
to collect a total of Rs 20,246 crore from tax revenue in the
financial year 2011-12, which is an increase of around 30 percent over the current fiscal.
This year, the Bachchan family is one of the highest tax paying family of the entertainment industry.
Bombay HC refused to grant interim relief in the form of tax exemption to the Mehli Mehta Music Foundation, which is organising a concert by world-renowned musician Zubin Mehta in the city.
Day in Pics: 30th August
August 30, 2014
Famous Ganesh Pandals in Mumbai