G7 nations reach ‘historic’ agreement over global corporate tax

Finance ministers from wealthy G7 nations on Saturday pledged to commit to a global minimum corporate tax of at least 15 percent, rallying behind a US-backed plan. “We… commit to a global minimum tax of at least 15 percent on a country by country basis,” said a statement at the conclusion of their London meeting. … Read more

Unease of doing business in India

Entrepreneurial intention cannot reach actualization in the absence of a proper industrial and business atmosphere. The society and policymakers have to ensure that the environment for investment is conducive in terms of (1) socio-cultural and political supports, labour and industrial laws; (2) ease of processing and no harassment in registration and certification; (3) helping attitude … Read more

Input tax credit cannot be availed on GST paid for employees cabs

On an application filed by Prasar Bharti Broadcasting Corporation (All India Radio), Shimla, the Himachal Pradesh bench of AAR cited GST law to state ITC shall be available on fulfilment of one condition — “such goods or services or both shall be obligatory for an employer to provide to its employees under any law for … Read more