Pre Budget

  • Arun Jaitley to meet state finance ministers on Monday June 6, 2014

    Finance Minister Arun Jaitley will meet his state counterparts on Monday as part of pre-budget consultations and also discuss progress towards the proposed Goods and Services Tax (GST). Jaitley is scheduled to present the Union Budget early next month. He will hold consultations with the finance ministers of states and Union...
  • FICCI delegation meets FM; suggests pre-budget measures June 1, 2014

    New Delhi: A FICCI delegation on Sunday called on new Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and suggested to him that the government declare as a policy that retrospective action shall not be resorted to, except in rarest cases. A slew of pre-budget suggestions by the industry body also included implementation of comprehensive...
  • Brokers' reaction mixed pre-Budget June 18, 2007

    Mumbai: In what some consider a slightly alarming trend, the markets have not had a positive outlook, ending in red just a day before the budget. All the BSE sector indices closed in red and the downward swing has been attributed to selling pressure in stocks across sectors. Heavy selling was...
  • Bihar to present economic survey first June 20, 2007

    New Delhi: Before the month long budget session commencing from February 23, Bihar government will come out with an economic survey. "Bihar will be the first state to present a pre-budget economic survey in the country," as quoted by PTI, said the Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi who also...
  • 10-yr-tax break urged for STPs February 9, 2007

    New Delhi: Software technology parks (STP) should be exempted from taxes for another 10 years to encourage the IT sector, the National Association of Software and Services Companies (NASSCOM) said in a pre-budget memorandum Tuesday. The tax exemption for the STPs for another decade will enable IT companies to adjust to...