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Finmin in historic decision allows IRS officer to change name, gender

Finmin in historic decision allows IRS officer to change name, gender

As per an office order dated July 9, 2024, the Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs has said the authority considered her request and "henceforth the officer will be recognised as Mr Anukathir Surya in all official records"

10 July,2024 01:15 PM IST | Mumbai | PTI
No tax incentives for homebuyers, real estate continues to lack industry status

No tax incentives for homebuyers, real estate continues to lack industry status

The Interim Budget 2024 made no big-bang announcements for real estate, but it continued its focus on infrastructure upgrades and building connectivity across the country

01 February,2024 07:01 PM IST | Mumbai | Ainie Rizvi
Food businesses, owners want change in GST framework, more provisions for women

Mid-Day Premium Food businesses, owners want change in GST framework, more provisions for women

As India gets ready to know the resources allocated for different industries during Budget 2024, they hope for changes in the GST framework to support businesses. They also highlight the need for more schemes and provisions for women-led businesses and job profiles

01 February,2024 08:30 AM IST | Mumbai | Nascimento Pinto
Indian Economy: IMF projects India as fastest growing economy yet again

Indian Economy: IMF projects India as fastest growing economy yet again

India will emerge as the fastest-growing economy yet again, the International Monetary Fund in its growth forecast for 2024 has predicted. Indian economy will have a robust growth of 6.5 per cent, it said

31 January,2024 11:36 AM IST | Washington DC | mid-day online correspondent
Budget 2024: Steel makers expect focus on infra spend, import-checking measures

Budget 2024: Steel makers expect focus on infra spend, import-checking measures

The Budget Session will commence on January 31. Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will present the interim Union Budget on February 1

30 January,2024 08:55 PM IST | Mumbai | mid-day online correspondent
Strengthening multilateral development banks primary focus of G20 India: Nirmala

Strengthening multilateral development banks primary focus of G20 India: Nirmala

Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday said that the primary focus of India's G20 Presidency has been to strengthen multilateral development banks (MDB) and to address their shared global development goals.

11 August,2023 12:53 PM IST | Mumbai | mid-day online correspondent
How to file ITR: Easy step-by-step guide for filing income tax returns in 2023

Mid-Day Premium How to file ITR: Easy step-by-step guide for filing income tax returns in 2023

Compute your total income from various sources and calculate the tax liability based on the applicable income tax slabs. Take into account any deductions or exemptions available under various sections of the Income Tax Act

26 July,2023 09:08 AM IST | Mumbai | Ainie Rizvi
Union FinMin’s contractual staffer held for leaking official secrets: Cops

Union FinMin’s contractual staffer held for leaking official secrets: Cops

Naveen Pal, 27, a resident of Bhim Nagar, was nabbed at around 7 pm on Monday near Shani temple here following a tip-off

12 July,2023 08:10 AM IST | Ghaziabad | Agencies
GST rates cut: From TV, smartphones to washing machine, here's what gets cheaper

GST rates cut: From TV, smartphones to washing machine, here's what gets cheaper

The Union Finance Ministry announced the revised GST rates on its official Twitter handle and also shared a list of electronic items that would be cheaper

03 July,2023 12:49 PM IST | Mumbai | mid-day online correspondent
'Stand by the reply that SEBI was investigating some Adani Group companies'

'Stand by the reply that SEBI was investigating some Adani Group companies'

The Finance Ministry's response came after Congress leader Jairam Ramesh made accusations that the government is misleading parliament

17 May,2023 01:24 PM IST | New Delhi | mid-day online correspondent

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