GST: 6 key issues that may haunt tax payers, consumers

When the GST was conceived it was supposed to be a single uniform rate across all product categories, but the shape that the GST has taken is far removed from the actual concept of one country-one tax.

PM Modi's UDAN project takes off; one-hour flights capped at Rs 2,500

For flights less than 500 Km or one hour, 50 per cent of seats on every flight will cost Rs 2500 per seat under the UDAN scheme.

From office cab to passport application: How GST may make these things costlier

While replying to the seven-hour-long debate, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Wednesday said the GST will make commodities 'slightly cheaper'. However, the revised draft of the Central-GST bill suggests otherwise.

SC ban on BS-III vehicles: Hero, Honda offer discounts of up to Rs 12,500

With less than two days to go before the deadline, the two-wheeler majors are trying to sell as many units as possible by offering heavy discounts on BS-III vehicles.  

CEO Jeff Bezos is now world's second richest man as Amazon's stock prices double in a year

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos has left Amancio Ortega and Warren Buffett behind in acquiring the spot for world's second richest man, stated Bloomberg's Billionaires Index.

Fri Mar 31 04:08:04 IST 2017

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On Shopping Spree

Share buybacks have touched a record high in 2016/17. The reasons are imposition of 10 per cent tax on dividend income above Rs 10 lakh in last year's Budget, over and above the 15 per cent dividend distribution tax that is deducted by the company at the time of dividend payment. We crunch the numbers for you