New tax rates- are they actually lower?

During the presentation of the Fiscal Budget, the Finance Minister announced revised slab rates of taxation for individuals, which are lower than the prevailing rates. However, there is a certain catch to it. Under the new rates, the assessee has to forego certain exemptions and deductions while computing the taxable income. Hence they might actually …

Mukesh Ambani bails out Anil Ambani, Jet runs into more troubles, Hostile takeover of Mindtree- Weekly Digest #80

Monday- 18th March 2019 Mukesh Ambani helped his brother Anil from imprisonment by paying money owed by him to Ericsson. The bailout came in critical time as Tuesday was the deadline for Anil’s RCom to clear ₹580 crore due to the Swedish equipment maker. L&T has bought a 20.32% stake in Mindtree for ₹3,269 crore …

Mallya’s assets under dispute, US withdraws duty benefits to India, Nifty reclaims 11K – Weekly Digest #79

Monday- 4th March 2019 Two shareholders of UTI AMC, SBI and LIC have sought more time from the SEBI to divest their stake in the asset manager, but SEBI has declined them an extension of time. Last year, the SEBI introduced a cross-holding limit in mutual funds to eliminate potential conflicts of interest. Zomato Media, …