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Tax Holiday for Startups extended to startups with turnover upto INR 25 crore

In a clarification issued by the Central Board of Direct taxes, a tax holiday has been extended to only those startups with a turnover of INR 25 crore.? What has happened? Startups in India have the potential to provide a large number of jobs to the youths and also improve the nation’s technological edge in ..

Easing norms for Start-ups in India

To promote the startup culture in India, the Finance Ministry has made provisions for improving the start-up ecosystem by easing some financial norms.? What has happened? The Finance Ministry has simplified the entire process of assessment for the start-up entities in India. The nodal authorities for these changes are the CBDT.? Primarily, the new norms ..

Update : Erroneous reports about the Filing of Income tax Return

There were several reports in the social media that a few taxpayers were facing issues in filing the returns. What had happened? Unverified reports in the social media claimed that the large scale changes were made in the Income-tax Return (ITR) forms including ITR-2 and ITR-3. Apparently, it was claimed that this created problems in ..

Preliminary Report of Standing Committee on Finance

The Preliminary Report of the Standing Committee on Finance was tabled in the Parliament. The report titled Status of Unaccounted Income/Wealth Both Inside and Outside the Country A Critical Analysis makes the following observations: The committee s report was based on the findings of the three studies conducted by National Institute of Public Finance and ..