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tax reform

Trump delivers on Xmas promise, signs Republican tax bill

Trump signed the sweeping tax overhaul which represents the most drastic changes to the US tax code since 1986 into law.

23 Dec 2017 12:31 PM

Trump promises ‘giant tax cut’ as Christmas gift to American people

Trump recognised the tax reform as a campaign promise during his run-up to the 2016 presidential election.

14 Dec 2017 11:27 AM

GST to widen tax net, make India Inc more competitive: CII

GST is based on self-compliance with the input tax credit as a powerful incentive to businesses to step into the tax fold.

02 Jul 2017 12:49 PM

GST seen to give consumers' buying power a shot in the arm

GST will remove plethora of taxes like excise, service tax and VAT and transform India into a uniform market.

01 Jul 2017 3:31 PM

Indian businesses ill-prepared for GST transformation

Industries are on strike, others are facing an avalanche of paperwork, while some retailers remain confused.

29 Jun 2017 1:53 PM


GST ready to rollout; small Indian businesses unprepared

India's biggest indirect tax reform is taking a toll on millions of small businesses as they grapple with the complexities of GST.

28 Jun 2017 12:57 PM

Job market eyes GST booster for over 1 lakh immediate openings

GST is expected to create significant job opportunities as the businesses will need to hire professionals for dedicated GST management.

25 Jun 2017 12:29 PM

GST Council may review steep levy on hybrid cars

Incidence of GST on mid and large-sized hybrid cars has been kept at same level as passenger cars.

24 May 2017 4:56 PM

GST is going to be consumer friendly: Arun Jaitley

Earlier, the GST Council decided to exempt the daily-use commodities from the levy.

19 May 2017 6:02 PM

Govt to strengthen agency under GST to check tax evasion

CBEC will itself be rechristened as Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs after GST is implemented.

16 May 2017 4:29 PM


Shiv Sena hails GST bill as 'revolutionary'

However, the party agreed that there are issued and queries said that it cannot be clarified until the bill comes into force.

30 Mar 2017 12:19 PM

Jaitley says tax rate will be kept at current level

FM said aim of the GST Council is to decide everything relating to tax structure with consensus.

29 Mar 2017 2:13 PM

After healthcare flop, White House seeks help from Congress on cutting tax rates

On tax reform, Vice President Pence said Trump wants to cut the corporate tax rate to 15% from 35% to spur investment.

27 Mar 2017 8:13 AM

Crackdown on cash imperils pivotal tax reform

A slump in business activity stemming from the cash crunch has caused the revenue of state govts.

22 Dec 2016 10:05 AM

US tax rate cut could bring $4 billion charge on Citigroup

Analysts have said that Citigroup has lagged other bank stocks partly because of the chance that tax reform.

17 Nov 2016 7:48 AM