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8.80 Million turns out to be ‘stop filers’ in Demonetisation year

Income Tax Returns have seen a upward surge in tax compliance aftermath of demonetisation and GST introduction. However according to a report, around 8.80 million taxpayers turned out to be ‘stop filers’ i.e. those who did not file tax returns in a given year despite doing so in the financial year 2016-17, the year when ..


World Bank projects India’s growth rate at 7.3% for 2019 and 7.5% for 2020

The World Bank has projected India’s growth rate at 7.3% for 2019 and 7.5% for 2020. The bank also noted that Indian economy has recovered from the effects of demonetisation and the Goods and Services Tax (GST). The World Bank in its twice-a-year South Asia Economic Focus report in Washington stated that growth is expected ..



India’s GDP growth rate forecast for year 2018 is 7.6%

Moody’s Investors Service has recently estimated India’s GDP growth forecast for year 2018 & 2019. In it, it has kept the GDP growth forecast for India in the calendar year 2018 unchanged at 7.6 % and for 2019 at 7.5 %, amid signs of economic recovery from the negative impact of demonetisation and disruption caused ..


CII: India’s growth rate to fall due to demonetisation

India’s economic growth is slated to fall significantly in the second half of the current fiscal due to cash crunch spread by demonetisation. The consumer goods section has also seen significant drop in sales to the tune of 20 percent. The government had scrapped the high-value currency notes of Rs. 500 and Rs. 1000 in ..


India first nation to subsidize online payments

India has become the first country in the world to subsidise the use of digital cash after the government announced measures like discounts on online payments for insurance policies, rail tickets and highway toll charges and waiver for service tax on online transactions below Rs 2,000. In countries like US, Sweden and Singapore, the inducement ..


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