As the Budget session of Parliament resumed today, Prime Minister Narendra Modi hoped there will be a breakthrough on the Goods and Services Tax (GST) bill and that issues will be discussed in a democratic manner. “We hope that there will be a breakthrough on the GST because all states have positively cooperated. All political … Continue reading Budget session: PM Modi Hopes For Breakthrough On GST
The Central Board of Direct Taxes has signed a bilateral Advance Pricing Agreement (APA) with the subsidiary of a Japanese company as it looks to reduce litigations by providing certainty in transfer pricing. The total number of bilateral APAs signed with various Japanese subsidiaries has thus reached five, all with rollback provisions, a Finance Ministry statement said. Four APAs … Continue reading CBDT Signs Bilateral APA With Japanese Firm
Formal sector workers may soon be eligible for up to Rs 2 million tax-free gratuity as central trade unions have agreed on the proposal in a tripartite consultation with the Labour Ministry. The central trade unions have agreed on doubling gratuity amount ceiling as an interim measure in a tripartite meeting on the proposed amendment to … Continue reading Tax Free Limit For Qraturity Hiked To Rs. 2 million.
The Reserve Bank is expected to formulate standard operating procedure (SOP) for approval of FDI proposals by ministries following the government decision to phase out FIPB. The proposal for setting up norms for foreign direct investment (FDI) approvals in sensitive sectors, which are currently under government approval of the FDI policy, was discussed at a … Continue reading Post-FIPB, RBI To Frame Procedure For FDI Approval