Union Budget 2021- Key Takeaways – Everything You Need to Know

The Union Budget of 2021 had everyone’s attention as the country was recovering from the economic impact of pandemic and lockdown imposed consequently. Though the recent IMF forecast for India’s GDP growth was a positive, it was to be seen whether the budget would prove to be a catalyst or hindrance to such growth. The …

Udyam Registration and New Classification for MSMEs – All You Need to Know.

I. New Classification for MSMEs As announced as a part of economic stimulus and reforms in response to Covid 19, the Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises has modified the classification criteria for MSMEs as follows- Existing Criteria- New Criteria (Applicable from 1st July 2020)- Note: All units with GSTIN listed against same PAN …

Atmanirbhar Bharat- Actual Fiscal cost of the INR 20 lakh crore package & Who gets what?

The Finance Minister of India, Nirmala Sitharaman announced the various measures of the 20 lakh crore relief package over five tranches. However, these also included the relief announced by the Finance Minister earlier and liquidity measured provided by the RBI. Here is the breakup of the INR 20 lakh crore package-   However, as per …

Atmanirbhar Bharat: Taxation Relief – Is it a Real Relief?

Starting off with a genuine question, does mere deferment of taxes mounts to reliefs? The taxation reliefs provided in the "Aatmanirbhar India Economic Relief Package" may be more of the nature of deferment of incidence, rather than providing actual monetary relief. The Taxation Reliefs announced by Hon’ble Finance Minister are as follows :TDS/TCS Rate reduction …