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Live Course on Appeal, Pleading & Drafting under GST by CA Sachin Jain

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oin us for an immersive live course led by renowned expert CA Sachin Jain, as we delve into the intricacies of appeal, pleading, and drafting under GST.

Major amendments suggested in revised discussion paper on DTC having direct impact on individual taxpayers

June 20, 2010 318 Views 0 comment Print

One of the contentious provisions proposed by the DTC was the introduction the EET regime wherein long-term saving schemes (i.e. Government Provident Fund, Recognised Provident Fund, Public Provident Fund, Life Insurance etc.) were to be taxed at the time of withdrawal from such schemes.

DTC unlikely to give much relief to income tax payers, Proposed Tax Slab may be lowered

June 20, 2010 396 Views 0 comment Print

The Direct Taxes Code is unlikely to give much relief to income tax payers as the finance ministry today said the higher slabs, proposed earlier, may be altered in the Bill. The move is aimed at offsetting the revenue losses arising from the new proposal to drop the earlier plan to tax provident and pension funds at the time of withdrawal and levy MAT on gross assets and not profits.

Selection & appointment of independent directors in state-owned companies may get easier

June 20, 2010 468 Views 0 comment Print

A parliamentary panel of experts studying the new Companies Bill is likely to come up with suggestions in this regard, said a corporate affairs ministry official, requesting anonymity. The development assumes significance in the wake of the government’s renewed efforts to quicken the share sales of many state-owned firms that are hamstrung by the lack of a requisite number of independent directors on boards. Market regulator Sebi’s guidelines require that 50% of a company board should be stuffed with independent directors.

RBI in favour of deregulation of interest rates on savings bank accounts

June 20, 2010 324 Views 0 comment Print

Reserve Bank Governor D Subbarao today said the central bank is in favour of deregulating interest rates on savings accounts as part of financial sector reforms. “Deregulation of interest rates (including savings rates) is an important way forward for reforms. The base rate system that would come in to affect from July 1 is also an important reform method,” he said here.

President of India Promulgates an Ordinance; issues Regarding Ulips between IRDA and SEBI Settled

June 20, 2010 895 Views 0 comment Print

The President of India has promulgated an Ordinance late last evening amending the RBI Act 1934, Insurance Act 1938, SEBI Act 1992 and Securities Contract Regulations Act 1956, thereby clarifying by way of an explanation that Life Insurance business shall include any Unit Linked Insurance Policy or scripts or any such instruments. This would set at rest all the issues regarding ULIPs between two financial regulators i.e. Securities Exchange Board of India (SEBI) and Insurance Regulatory Development Authority (IRDA).

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