Taxes

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MONEY

 |  6-minute read
Taxes, Goods and services tax, GST

How GST will change your life

'One nation, one tax’ is actually a great idea.

MONEY

 |  3-minute read
Parliament, Taxes, GST

Draft GST laws ready for Parliament, but ‘money bill’ route is problematic

Rajya Sabha, in which the BJP does not have majority, cannot reject finance bills.

MONEY

 |  6-minute read
Taxes, Demonetisation, GDP growth

Why we need gross progress indicator instead of GDP

The 'eight interesting facts' mentioned in the Economic Survey say a lot.

MONEY

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MONEY

 |  4-minute read
Colonialism, Taxes, Indian Stamp Act

Another British legacy: Indian Stamp Act still oppressing us

The tragedy is that brown sahibs that took over from Brits accepted not just their laws and systems but also their motives and attitudes.

POLITICS

 |  5-minute read
Taxes, Obesity, Kerala fat tax

Why India must hail Kerala's 'fat tax'

The state happens to be home to the second largest population of obese people in India behind Punjab.

POLITICS

 |  5-minute read
Education, Taxes, ABVP, JNU

JNU or IIT, what our taxes actually pay for

I wish we were actually talking about politics here, but we're actually talking about clamping down on views we disagree with.

POLITICS

 |  5-minute read
Taxes, Free Speech, ABVP, JNU

JNU students, don't forget what you owe to the taxpayer

Free debate is fine, but surely both teachers and students are accountable for the economical damage.

POLITICS

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Modi government, Taxes, BJP-ruled states, Parliament

This is not the GST we wished for

Goods and Services Tax is half-baked reform; may create chaos and cause inflation

MONEY

 |  5-minute read
Economy, Taxes

Why you shouldn't be afraid of tax department anymore

The tax department has recently issued 12 commandments to its field offices in an effort to usher in a customer-friendly regime.