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Recommendations of Task Force on Simplification of Direct Tax

The task force on simplification of direct tax legislation headed by Central Board of Direct Taxation (CBDT) member Akhilesh Ranjan has recommended major changes in personal income tax slabs. Recommendations of the Task Force Continuation of the minimum exemption limit of Rs 2.5 lakh per annum. Continuing the tax rebate announced in the interim budget ..

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Akhilesh Ranjan appointed as Convenor of Task Force drafting New Direct Tax Legislation

Union Finance Ministry has appointed Akhilesh Ranjan, Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) member as Convenor of Task Force that is drafting New Direct Tax Legislation (Law). He will replace Arbind Modi who retired in September 2018. The other members (composition) of the Task Force remain unchanged. Akhilesh Ranjan is presently serving as Member (Legislation) ..

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Arbind Modi to be convener of task force to review Income Tax Act 1961

The Union Government has recently constituted a task force to review the Income Tax Act 1961 and draft a new direct tax law in consonance with current economic needs. CBDT member Arbind Modi will be the convener of task force while Chief Economic Adviser Dr. Arvind Subramanian will be a permanent Special Invitee. The task ..

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Income Tax Amendment Bill passed in Lok Sabha

Lok Sabha has passed the Taxation Laws (Second Amendment) Bill, 2016 in the Lok Sabha. The Bill was introduced as some of the existing provisions of the Income Tax Act, 1961 can possibly be misused for concealing black money. The new bill attempts to impose a higher rate of tax and penalty in respect of ..

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