Entertainment Tax

  • UP CM Akhilesh Yadav exempts Priyanka Chopra's 'Mary Kom' from entertainment tax September 1, 2014

    Lucknow: The Uttar Pradesh government has announced exemption of entertainment tax on Priyanka Chopra's biopic Mary Kom. "As the movie is based on life of boxer Mary Kom, it will be an inspiration for women of the state. The CM has decided to exempt it from entertainment tax", an official spokesman...
  • Salman Khan starrer 'Jai Ho' gets entertainment tax exemption in Uttar Pradesh February 2, 2014

    Newly released movie 'Jai Ho', featuring Salman Khan who had recently performed in Saifai Mahotsav, was given entertainment tax exemption by the Uttar Pradesh government. Earlier, Madhuri Dixit's 'Dedh Ishqiya' was also exempted from entertainment tax. Dixit, before release of the movie, had also participated in the 'Mahotsav' in Saifai, the...
  • Supreme Court refuses to put a stay on Formula 1 race, adjourns case till Nov 1 October 25, 2013

    Supreme Court has refused to put a stay on Formula 1 race on Friday after a petition was filed to put the mega event on hold for alleged tax default. The court has adjourned the matter till November 1st which means the event will take place on Saturday as scheduled. Two...
  • Delhi gets notice on BCCI's plea against entertainment tax demand August 6, 2013

    The Delhi High Court on Monday issued notice to the city government on a plea of BCCI challenging its demand for payment of entertainment tax on the money received so far from the sponsors for the IPL and T20 matches held in Delhi since 2008. A division bench of Acting Chief...
  • UP govt exempts Bhaag Milkha Bhaag from entertainment tax August 1, 2013

    The Uttar Pradesh government on Thursday decided to exempt Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra directed Milkha Singh biopic "Bhaag Milkha Bhaag" and a children's film from entertainment tax for a limited period. The decision was taken during the cabinet meeting chaired by Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav held here. The cabinet approved a...
  • Chhattisgarh: No entertainment tax on tickets for IPL matches April 10, 2013

    Raipur: With a view to boosting Chhattisgarh's image as a cricket destination, the state government has decided to exempt the tickets of two IPL season-6 matches, which will be played here, from entertainment tax. "The decision to exempt IPL tickets from entertainment tax was taken during a Cabinet meeting chaired by...
  • Mumbai: Partying gets expensive ahead of new year December 26, 2012

    Mumbai: Authorities in Mumbai are playing party pooper ahead of the new year's eve. They have come up with a list of new regulations that will make partying costlier. Mumbaikars partying this Christmas and new year will have to shell out at least 25 per cent more as the city administration...
  • Mumbai: Partying gets expensive ahead of new year December 26, 2012

    Mumbai: Authorities in Mumbai are playing party pooper ahead of the new year's eve. They have come up with a list of new regulations that will make partying costlier. Mumbaikars partying this Christmas and new year will have to shell out at least 25 per cent more as the city administration...
  • MPCA seeks tax waiver for Ind-WI ODI November 28, 2011

    Indore: The Madhya Pradesh Cricket Association (MPCA) has urged the state government to waive off the entertainment tax for the fourth one-dayer between India and the West Indies at the Holkar Stadium here on December 8. "We have requested Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan to waive the entertainment tax, which would...
  • Entertainment tax structure to be relaxed: Soni November 24, 2011

    Panaji: The entertainment tax structure in the country will be much relaxed after it is brought under common head in central taxes, Information and Broadcasting Minister Ambika Soni said today. Talking to reporters after inaugurating Film Bazaar at International Film Festival of India (IFFI) in Goa, Soni said that there...
  • No entertainment tax on Tamil films with Tamil titles July 2, 2009

    Chennai: The Tamil Nadu government has a new ploy to promote Tamil - Tamil films with Tamil titles. And the idea is bearing rich dividends, at least to the entertainment industry. Despite a loss of Rs 50 crore to the state exchequer, the government plans to continue with the scheme. Tamil...
  • Omkara hearing deferred till Wednesday August 22, 2006

    Mumbai: The city civil court on Tuesday deferred till Wednesday the hearing of an application moved by a film actor seeking the court to direct immediate ban on screening the film Omkara across the country in view of using ''vulgar and abusive language'' all through the movie. The matter which had...
  • Omkara tax-free in UP for 3 months August 17, 2006

    Lucknow: Vishal Bhardwaj's latest multi-starrer Hindi film Omkara was on Thursday granted exemption from entertainment tax for three months in Uttar Pradesh with the state government saying the movie spreads the message of checking crime among youth. A decision to this effect was taken at a meeting of the state Cabinet,...