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Finance Minister Arun Jaitley.
By Manisha Sen On Friday, April 28th, 2017

Jaitley promises no surprises in GST rate fixation

New Delhi: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today promised not to spring any surprises in fixing tax rates under the new GST regime, saying they will not be “significantly different” from current levels. Finance More...

"Four new set of rules will be implemented under the GST," said Finance Minister Arun Jaitley while briefing the media after the 13th GST Council meet in New Delhi.
By Ila Choudhary On Friday, April 21st, 2017

7th Pay Commission: Demanding higher allowances is “realistic” says Finmin

New Delhi: The central government employees unions demanding higher allowances, a realistic view of what government can afford, the Finance Ministry sources have confirmed.Later, the Finance Minister Arun Jaitley More...

Labour Minister Bandaru Dattatreya
By Ila Choudhary On Thursday, April 20th, 2017

Finmin ratifies 8.65 pc on EPF: Labour Minister

New Delhi:Labour Minister Bandaru Dattatreya today said that the Finance Ministry has approved 8.65 per cent interest rate on EPF for 2016-17.“Finance Ministry has agreed to 8.65 per cent rate of interest on EPF,” More...

Sushil Chandra Chairman of CBDT, the nodal national agency responsible for administering Income Tax department.
By Manish Sen On Sunday, April 16th, 2017

Email id for black money info receives over 38,000 mails

Mumbai: The email address launched by the Finance Ministry for getting tips about black money received over 38,000 emails, but only 16 per cent of them were forwarded for further inquiry, CBDT said in a reply to More...

Arun Jaitley
By Ila Choudhary On Monday, April 3rd, 2017

7th Pay Commission: Employees to get higher allowances with retrospective effect: Finmin

New Delhi: A finance ministry official, speaking on condition of anonymity, today said that the Central government employees will get the higher allowances under the 7th pay commission recommendations with retrospective More...

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley had earlier expressed confidence that the currency shortage will be mitigated after December 30.
By Manish Sen On Monday, March 27th, 2017

GST draft bills tabled in Parliament; peg peak rate at 40%

New Delhi: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today introduced in Lok Sabha four bills on Goods and Services Tax, providing for a maximum GST rate of 40 per cent, an anti- profiteering authority and arrests for evading More...

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley is likely to approve the proposal of committee on allowances.
By Manish Sen On Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017

GST rollout from July 1 to make goods cheaper: Jaitley

New Delhi: Hopeful of the GST rollout from July 1, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today said it will create one of the world’s biggest single markets and make commodities cheaper and tax evasion difficult. Finance More...

"The meeting has remained incomplete. Discussions will continue on November 25," Finance Minister Arun Jaitley told reporters after the meeting.
By Manish Sen On Monday, March 20th, 2017

Union Cabinet okays GST supplementary and compensation bills

New Delhi: The Union Cabinet on Monday okayed the GST (Goods and Services Tax) supplementary (IGST, UTGST, CGST) and compensation bills. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley. Post approval, the bill will be introduced More...

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley.
By Manish Sen On Wednesday, March 8th, 2017

GST Bill likely to be tabled before Cabinet on March 22

New Delhi: Maintaining the tempo for the much-awaited Goods and Services Tax (GST) against the backdrop of the crucial Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections, sources in the Finance Ministry on Wednesday said the bill More...

FinMin refused to disclose whether its boss Arun Jaitley was consulted before the announcement of demonetisation.
By Ila Choudhary On Sunday, March 5th, 2017

Can’t disclose if Jaitley was consulted on notes ban: FinMin

New Delhi: The Finance Ministry has refused to disclose whether its boss Arun Jaitley was consulted before the announcement of demonetisation by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on November 8, 2016.FinMin refused to More...

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