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Samir Kanabar

  • Small steps towards big industry goal

    Reforming the manufacturing sector was one of the highlights of the NDA election manifesto and in his maiden budget, only a month after assuming office, the honourable finance minister has announced a series of measures that could turn India into a key industrial hub. We take a look at key measures...

    Friday, 11 July 2014 - 7:20am
  • Budget 2014 – Corporate Tax Regime

    Being the first budget of new government, Budget 2014 has focused on attracting more investments (both domestic and overseas), promoting the "made in India" label by setting up a manufacturing hub and providing a big push to the infrastructure sector. It was expected that Direct Tax Code would be...

    Friday, 11 July 2014 - 7:10am
  • Some retrograde steps worry

    The Budget has taken some retrograde steps which strengthen the belief of foreign investors about the instability and non-predictability of the Indian tax policy/ regime.

    Saturday, 2 March 2013 - 10:00am
  • Promise kept on clarity

    The finance ministry has soothed concerns over requirements for claiming tax treaty benefits and mandatory submission of tax residency certificate (TRC).

    Saturday, 2 March 2013 - 3:41am
  • Budget 2013: Some retrograde steps worry

    The Budget has taken some retrograde steps which strengthen the belief of foreign investors about the instability and non-predictability of the Indian tax policy/ regime.

    Friday, 1 March 2013 - 9:00am
  • Give tax offsets to loss-making SPVs

    The upcoming Budget is likely to be a reformist and a populist one, given that the Lok Sabha elections are scheduled to be held next year.

    Tuesday, 12 February 2013 - 5:34am
  • Budget 2012: Far-reaching recos, litigations ahead

    The government seeks to tax the consideration received by a company on issue of shares to the extent the consideration received exceeds the fair market value.

    Saturday, 17 March 2012 - 10:08am
  • Government must ensure infrastructure highway is free of bumps

    Budget 2012 could be the perfect time to encourage the industry players to play a crucial role in this direction.

    Thursday, 15 March 2012 - 9:30am
  • Mountain of hope, but can the Budget scale the height?

    India is expected to grow at 7% for this fiscal, and there are hopes that Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee will provide the much-needed sops to enable India to return to a high growth trajectory.

    Wednesday, 14 March 2012 - 8:06am
  • Budget 2011: Sustaining a high growth trajectory

    The Union budget was presented at a time when the macroeconomic backdrop has been challenging with the crude prices hovering at around $110 per barrel, domestic inflation at elevated levels and current account deficit at historically high levels.

    Tuesday, 1 March 2011 - 3:29am