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1.5 lakh online transactions get compromised daily in India: Report

Mumbai: The issue of cyber-security came to the fore at the IT ministers’ conclave, where it was said that as many as 1.5 lakh online transactions get compromised on a daily basis in India out of the total 230 crore such deals, official sources citing a presentation by Read more..

Tata Motors surpasses Honda to become India's 4th-largest carmaker

New Delhi: Tata Motors can now proudly claim to be the country's fourth-largest carmaker in India, as it zoomed past Japanese manufacturers Read more..

Government rides on privatisation to meet Rs 800 billion divestment target

New Delhi: The government is banking on privatisation or "strategic sale" of several state-owned companies and properties to meet its Read more..

Budget rubs salt on pink slip wounds as sacked staff will have to pay tax on compensation

Mumbai: In an attempt to significantly increase the tax base, the Narendra Modi-led government has proposed that if someone is laid off and receives a compensation, that will now be taxed as ‘Other Income’.

The Read more..

How to save tax on your variable pay

A big fat salary can get reduced manifold after taxation. One way to hold on to the money from slipping away is by getting your salary restructured to pay more in terms of allowances and perquisites. Reimbursements such as travel expense and telephone bill and contributions to PF and ESI are tax Read more..

Budget 2018: Modi government expected to slip on fiscal deficit target, and that’s perfectly OK

Budget 2018: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in his Union Budget 2018 speech on February 1 is expected to announce a slippage in the fiscal deficit target for 2017-18. And, what’s more, there is no need Read more..

Union Budget 2018: Markets to be higher in FY 2019, but, with a caveat. LTCG, DDT can have a twist too

India Budget 2018 impact on stock markets, long term capital gain on shares & dividend distribution tax: Investors can relax. Especially, smaller investors who have had a rocking time with equity MF investments in year 2017. FE Online’s Pre-Budget 2018 survey of fund managers, analysts, Read more..

Budget 2018 income tax slabs expectations: FM may give relief, but, perhaps not much or for everyone

The salaried and individuals have high expectations from India Union Budget 2018 as far as income-tax slab rates are concerned. There is much anticipation that income-tax slab rates for year 2018-19 to be announced in the budget to presented on the date of February 1 will up the exemption by at l Read more..

Budget 2018: FM Arun Jaitley to set an ambitious disinvestment target for FY19, finds FE Online pre-Budget Survey

On February 1, when Finance Minister Arun Jaitley will present the Budget 2018, many will be eagerly waiting for the disinvestment target for the financial year 2019. Ahead of this year’s Union Budget, Read more..

Budget 2018: FinancialExpress.com’s Pre-Budget survey says FM Jaitley will not substantially cut corporate tax

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley while presenting the Union Budget for FY2016 had announced that corporate tax rates would be reduced from 30% to 25% over four years. In last full year budget prior to the 2019 Read more..