Axe The Tax

  • Axe the Tax impact: Exemption limits hiked in Budget 2014 10-07-2014 10:20 PM

    While announcing the Narendra Modi government's first Budget, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley reacted to CNN-IBN's Axe the Tax campaign and increased the exemption limit on income to Rs 2.50 lakh from the current Rs 2 lakh. ...
  • Axe the Tax: What the common man wants from Jaitley's Budget 10-07-2014 08:37 AM

    New Delhi: Ahead of the Narendra Modi government's first Budget, CNN-IBN presented your wishlist of taxes that you want axed, to Finance Minister Arun Jaitley as part of its award winning Axe the Tax campaign. This year, you asked for an increase in the Income Tax threshold from Rs 2...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey 07-07-2014 10:27 PM

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • Axe the Tax: Your budget wishlist presented to Arun Jaitley 07-07-2014 01:27 PM

    Finance Minister Arun Jaitley will present the Modi government's maiden budget on July 10. Ahead of the budget, CNN-IBN has presented a wishlist to the Finance Minister which is a list of taxes that the views have recommended should be removed. The initiative is part of our award winning initiative...
  • Axe the Tax: Raise Income Tax exemption limit to Rs 5 lakh 05-07-2014 10:12 PM

    Ahead of the Budget 2014, CNN-IBN's Axe the Tax initiative looks at five taxes middle class India dislikes. Middle class families want the Finance Minister to raise the Income Tx exemption limit to Rs 5 lakh. ...
  • Axe the Tax: Increase tax deduction under 80 C from Rs 1 lakh to 3 lakh 04-07-2014 03:56 PM

    Mathew and Vineetha George are IT professionals with two young children and the need to save for their future. The income and cost of living has risen over the years but the exemption cap of Rs one lakh on savings has stayed unchanged since 2007. A rise in this cap...
  • Axe the tax: Hike conveyance allowance in the Budget, urge taxpayers 03-07-2014 09:28 AM

    Chennai: Anuradha Nair, a 27-year-old social media manager navigates through Chennai's peak-hour traffic everyday to get to work. Living 5 kilometres from her office, Anuradha spends at least Rs 3000 each month on fuel bills alone. "The cost used to be Rs 5 to 6 thousand a month because my...
  • Axe the Tax: Middle-class India says Rs 15,000 medical reimbursement not enough 02-07-2014 09:33 AM

    Bangalore: Ahead of the Budget 2014, CNN-IBN's Axe the Tax initiative looks at five taxes middle class India dislikes. The middle class India says Rs 15,000 medical reimbursement is not enough in these inflationary times and wants Finance Minister Arun Jaitley to increase the limit. Anantha Bhat's small family makes...
  • Axe the tax: Home buyers seek exemption on loans 01-07-2014 09:47 AM

    Kolkata: With a boom in the real estate sector, property prices have shot up dramatically in the recent years. 54-year-old Sandeep Chatterjee who invested not just his life savings but also took a home loan at a hefty interest rate to build a dream home for his family of five,...
  • Axe the tax: Raise tax exemption limit to encourage saving habits, demand citizens 23-02-2013 05:05 PM

    People demand increase in tax exemption limit to at least Rs 2 lakh, which may boost saving options. ...
  • Axe the tax: People demand tax deduction limit on housing loans 20-02-2013 10:50 AM

    In the run up to the Budget Session, CNN IBN's 'Axe the tax' gets voices of Indians on their expectations from Budget 2013. ...
  • Axe the Tax: CNN-IBN presents tax wishlist to Pranab 14-03-2012 12:18 PM

    CNN-IBN's Axe the Tax campaign took your tax wishlist to the Finance Minister - with the six taxes that you want the Government to axe. ...
  • CNN-IBN presents Axe The Tax proposals to Pranab 13-03-2012 01:21 PM

    New Delhi: CNN-IBN presented Axe The Tax proposals to Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee, who will present the Union Budget on March 16, on Tuesday. Axe the Tax proposals are those s taxes which the common man wants to be modified or abolished. The Axe The Tax for financial year 2012-13...
  • Amend tax laws for senior citizens: 70-yr-old to FM 13-03-2012 08:48 AM

    Kolkata: A senior citizen Manik Dabriwal wants tax laws to be amended so that citizens above the age of 60 years can claim deductions on the medical insurance premium paid by dependents. Manik, a 70-year-old businessman, spends his days catching up on the news that is something he didn't have...
  • Remove tax on clubbable income: Jaipur hotelier to FM 12-03-2012 09:57 AM

    Jaipur: Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee will present the Budget on March 16. A hotelier from Jaipur Prithvi Singh from Jaipur requests the Fiance Minister to remove the tax on clubbable income provision from the Income Tax Act. It's a week short of Prithvi and Pratibha Singh's 16th wedding anniversary and...
  • Axe healthcare tax: Indian medical fraternity 09-03-2011 08:41 PM

    New Delhi: Ever since the govt announced a new service tax on healthcare services this union budget, pressure has been growing to announce a roll-back. Noted cardiac surgeon Dr Devi Shetty launched a nation-wide appeal - calling this a misery tax. Dr Devi Shetty, Cardiologist and Chairman, Narayana Hrudaylaya said,...
  • Union Budget 2011 spares the axe 28-02-2011 05:38 PM

    By R Jagannathan, Editor-in-chief, Web 18 business portals The Union Budget for 2011-12 presented by Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee to Parliament on Monday is widely seen as taxpayer- and market-friendly. While it provides tax relief to individual taxpayers and corporate assessees, it has also sought to avoid any across-the-board increases...
  • Axe The Tax: 5 taxes that India wants axed 26-02-2011 09:10 PM

    As India gets ready for Budget 2011, CNN-IBN brings you five taxes that Indians do not want. ...
  • Axe the Tax: CNN-IBN meets Pranab Mukherjee 26-02-2011 09:45 AM

    New Delhi: While corporates and political parties lobby for better deal, ordinary tax payers are the ones who often get a raw deal during the budget. ‘Axe the Tax’, a CNN-IBN campaign has been taking people’s concerns to the Finance Minister for the last four years. Powered by citizens, the...
  • Axe the Tax: hike investment exemption cap 23-02-2011 10:40 AM

    New Delhi: Tax experts always tell us to save, but is the government encouraging us to put away enough? Little Vivan was playing under the watchful gaze of his parents. But while Vivan was be happy-go-lucky, his parents have other things on their minds - how to save for their...
  • Axe the Tax: make tution fee separate deduction 22-02-2011 09:54 AM

    Software professional Johnson John appeals FM to make tution fee a separate deduction. ...
  • Axe the Tax: bring back standard deduction 21-02-2011 11:14 AM

    Bangalore: Salaried citizens have asked the Finance Minister to bring back standard deduction - a tax exemption for work related expenses. Adarsh Kumar is a father of two children and an employee in a Knowledge Process Outsourcing company (KPO). As a salaried employee, there are limited deductions allowed from his...
  • Should there be an increase in tax exemption limit?

    Currently the aggregate amount of deduction for a wide range of investments cannot exceed Rs 1,20,000. Should this limit be increased to Rs. 2,00,000? ...
  • Budget gives middle class a reason to smile 26-02-2010 11:42 PM

    CJ Abhishek Jain had appealed FM to hike savings exemptions. ...
  • Axe the Tax: Citizens want more savings in this Budget 23-02-2010 05:04 PM

    Know more about what people wish in this Budget. ...
  • Indians want savings limit to be increased 22-02-2010 03:20 PM

    CNN-IBN team met Pranab Mukherjee and presented him the 5 taxes to axe. ...