Value-added tax

Fin Min to issue appreciation certificates to GST payers

Union Finance Ministry has decided to issue certificates of appreciation to over 54,000 GST payers. Why certificates will be issued? Certification of appreciation will be issued for timely filing of returns and cash payment of tax and to mark fourth ..


Second Phase of Urban Environment Improvement Programme launched in Punjab

Amarinder Singh, Chief Minister of Punjab has virtually launched the phase-II of Rs. 11,000 crore Urban Environment Improvement Programme (UIEP). He has launched the programme from Bachat Bhawan, Ludhiana in Punjab. The project will focus on the development of the ..


“Special Corona Fee” imposed on Liquor by Delhi Government

On May 4, 2020, the third phase of lock down began in India. Under the third phase, the liquor shops were opened in selected regions with certain restrictions. Highlights With the liquor shops opening after a long gap, there were ..


Government Proposes Major changes in Corporate Tax Rates

The Union Minister of Finance Nirmala Sitharaman has announced big cuts in the corporate tax rate, giving a ₹1.45 lakh crore stimulus aimed at reviving private investment and lifting growth from a six-year low. The government has also rolled back ..

Key points of the Australian Budget 2019

The Australian Budget for the fiscal year 2019 ”2020 sets out economic and fiscal outlook of Australia. It includes revenue estimates, expenditure for the fiscal year and also for the consecutive 3 financial years Wages and Income tax cuts                 ..

Saudi Arabia, UAE introduce VAT for first time

Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates (UAE) became first countries of Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) to introduce Value Added Tax (VAT) for the first time to increase their revenue away from oil reserves. The other members of 6 member GCC– ..