Friday, 1 July, 2022
TopicInheritance tax

Topic: Inheritance tax

Modi govt distances itself from ‘Covid tax’, to act against IRS officers who floated idea

The ‘impugned’ report does not represent the official views of the finance ministry or the income tax department, the CBDT said in a statement Sunday.

Fear of inheritance tax looms large, India’s super rich are looking to set up trusts

Inheritance tax was abolished in 1985. But fearing its return, rich professionals and businessmen are flocking to tax consultants to set up trusts to avoid the tax.

Is it a good idea to re-introduce inheritance tax in India or a regressive step?

There is talk among business circles that the Narendra Modi government will introduce the inheritance tax again in his second term.

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Representational image | Islam devotees offer Friday prayers during Ramadan, Patna, April 2022 | PTI

Quran says no one can limit others’ freedom. Udaipur killing violates Islam’s golden rule

Throughout history, Islamic scholars have uniformly agreed that respecting and obeying the law of the land is an essential aspect of faith.
The Reserve Bank of India logo | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

RBI intervenes with multi-pronged strategy in battle against rupee fall

The Reserve Bank’s challenges include crashes in forward dollar premiums to rising open interest in futures that adds to pressure on the currency.


National Security Adviser Ajit Doval | File photo: ANI

At 1st Maritime Security Group meet, NSA chief Doval stresses on coordination among stakeholders

Meeting chaired by Vice Admiral (retd) G. Ashok Kumar, India’s 1st national maritime security coordinator. ‘Crucial policy issues’ such as ‘blue economy initiative’ also discussed.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.