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1 Onus of fixing GST not just the central government’s Thursday, 21 November 2019 1
2 DeMo bump over, taxman needs a new plan, quickly Tuesday, 19 November 2019 -
3 Damning verdict on GST’s anti-profiteering rulings Wednesday, 23 October 2019 39
4 Welcome global progress on taxing tech MNCs Monday, 14 October 2019 48
5 States may agree to fixing GST now Tuesday, 08 October 2019 73
6 GST outlook worrying, big expenditure cut likely Thursday, 03 October 2019 80
7 Taxman’s right: arbitration is a windfall gain in India! Friday, 13 September 2019 75
8 Taxing times Tuesday, 03 September 2019 106
9 Raising deficit by cutting tax rates is OK, go for it! Wednesday, 21 August 2019 165
10 Tax wider, not deeper Tuesday, 09 July 2019 217
11 GST revenues still too low, scrap anti-profiteering law Tuesday, 02 July 2019 211
12 A tax on cash is a bad idea Wednesday, 12 June 2019 251
13 Be careful with GST arrests Saturday, 08 June 2019 264
14 With the DeMo boost gone, reality check for tax regime Friday, 10 May 2019 317
15 GST on a better footing, augurs well for direct taxes Monday, 06 May 2019 316
16 CBDT rightly pulled up for meddling with tax appeals Wednesday, 24 April 2019 316
17 GST magic dulls as govt stares at huge tax shortfall Friday, 29 March 2019 310
18 Taxman agrees GST evasion by builder can’t be tackled Tuesday, 26 February 2019 358
19 Is the taxman trying to mend its ways or what? Friday, 22 February 2019 365
20 A little more angelic now Thursday, 21 February 2019 354
21 Need very clear rules for tech-friendly IT to work Tuesday, 05 February 2019 370
22 Devil in the details continues to trip Angels Friday, 18 January 2019 390
23 GST revenues a worry, need to tighten policing Saturday, 05 January 2019 393
24 Anti-profiteering sham Thursday, 27 December 2018 428
25 Raising GST threshold to Rs75 lakh is a bad idea Thursday, 27 December 2018 425
26 Less taxing solutions for startups Tuesday, 25 December 2018 407
27 As GST revenues faulters, need to start fixing policing Wednesday, 05 December 2018 439
28 AARgh! Need to fix system Wednesday, 21 November 2018 434
29 Taxman runs riot Thursday, 08 November 2018 423
30 Welcome rise in taxes, still a long way to go Wednesday, 24 October 2018 467
31 AARgh! Rulings by tax tribunals must be tempered Tuesday, 21 August 2018 493
32 Fixing tax arrears Tuesday, 07 August 2018 669
33 PAC report could spell big trouble for Tata Trusts Monday, 30 July 2018 592
34 Time to scrap the anti-profiteering authority Friday, 27 July 2018 432
35 Steady progress on GST, just 35 items left in top slab Tuesday, 24 July 2018 581
36 Cairn’t seem to get it right Tuesday, 10 July 2018 632
37 Right call on ‘reverse charge’, DigitalPay relief Tuesday, 10 July 2018 620
38 GST does well in first year, good course corrections Saturday, 30 June 2018 604
39 CBDT wrong on MP assets Tuesday, 26 June 2018 498
40 Give tax FAQs to taxman Wednesday, 06 June 2018 487
41 More taxpayers now Tuesday, 01 May 2018 486
42 Taxman needs to get real on legitimate expenses Saturday, 28 April 2018 470
43 Pay duty at ‘duty-free’! Tuesday, 24 April 2018 645
44 Modi needs to just say he will honour Cairn ruling Tuesday, 17 April 2018 608
45 Why delay fixing GST? Tuesday, 13 March 2018 538
46 India’s tax collections are in line with its GDP Tuesday, 06 February 2018 546
47 Good for farmers, little for growth Friday, 02 February 2018 577
48 Use direct tax buoyancy for sweeping reforms Monday, 29 January 2018 538
49 GST looks better in so many ways Saturday, 27 January 2018 605
50 Discounts are not capex Friday, 26 January 2018 565
51 A simpler GST but with anti-evasion measures Monday, 22 January 2018 650
52 Abolish dividend tax Tuesday, 16 January 2018 665
53 Can’t negotiate tax deals Monday, 15 January 2018 616
54 Taxes on track, mostly Wednesday, 10 January 2018 554
55 Minimize E-way disruption Wednesday, 03 January 2018 693
56 OK, please explain the costing of each item Tuesday, 02 January 2018 586
57 Govt gets just Rs 250 crore from 6 lakh firms Saturday, 30 December 2017 624
58 GST’s transitional problem Thursday, 28 December 2017 585
59 CAG does well to quantify tax terror Monday, 25 December 2017 681
60 E-way to disaster Tuesday, 19 December 2017 746
61 Aadhaar vs Benami Friday, 24 November 2017 648
62 End of Paradise ... Wednesday, 22 November 2017 683
63 Compounding GST woes Monday, 20 November 2017 546
64 Moving towards a Good and Simple Tax Tuesday, 14 November 2017 665
65 Making GST less painful for taxpayers welcome Tuesday, 31 October 2017 664
66 Trust the market Monday, 16 October 2017 683
67 GST on real estate and petroleum a good idea Monday, 16 October 2017 551
68 Low compliance levels in GST are worrying Friday, 13 October 2017 672
69 GST gets better, still has a long way to go Tuesday, 10 October 2017 559
70 Post-demonetisation progress will be critical Monday, 09 October 2017 660
71 With poor growth, the tax cuts were a bad idea Thursday, 05 October 2017 654
72 Compliance burden of GST must be lowered Wednesday, 04 October 2017 529
73 DoCoMo shock for Abe, shows India unreformed Thursday, 14 September 2017 640
74 Getting taxes smartly Monday, 04 September 2017 684
75 Good start to GST, but best to remain watchful Thursday, 31 August 2017 499
76 Reaping DeMo or GST bonanza? Saturday, 12 August 2017 602
77 Careful of frequent changes in GST rates Tuesday, 08 August 2017 883
78 Towards honest taxpayers Thursday, 27 July 2017 603
79 Don’t ruin GST before it takes off Tuesday, 11 July 2017 570
80 Peeling the shell Tuesday, 04 July 2017 661
81 Historic GST to catapult taxes, barring hiccups Monday, 03 July 2017 550
82 Post-GST road-map on exemptions unclear Tuesday, 27 June 2017 617
83 Critical to get GST right Thursday, 22 June 2017 578
84 Anti-profiteering here to stay, use it sparingly Tuesday, 20 June 2017 559
85 Tax portability is a great idea Saturday, 10 June 2017 749
86 GST flexibility critical Saturday, 03 June 2017 542
87 Anti-profiteering law could be tax-terror’s new face Tuesday, 23 May 2017 609
88 GST is finally through, now to make it work Saturday, 20 May 2017 721
89 Operation Clean Money off to a middling start Friday, 19 May 2017 685
90 APAs, taxman’s new face Tuesday, 09 May 2017 631
91 Returns versus return, India’s sad tax story Saturday, 06 May 2017 664
92 If rich farmers not taxed, spare us also   Thursday, 04 May 2017 678
93 Don’t dismiss Debroy, taxing agriculture critical Thursday, 27 April 2017 622
94 Garrr... France won’t help Monday, 24 April 2017 722
95 Learning from APAs to make the ‘harbour’ safe Saturday, 15 April 2017 533
96 Taxpayer terrorism, other side of tax terror Wednesday, 05 April 2017 883
97 Tax-terror back with GST’s arrest provisons Tuesday, 04 April 2017 562
98 If even govt knows it’s a bad law, why have it? Saturday, 01 April 2017 646
99 Making life less taxing Monday, 20 March 2017 612
100 Taxing the taxman Saturday, 18 March 2017 543
101 Wrong stamp, Mr Naidu Wednesday, 08 March 2017 534
102 Good GST vs bad GST Saturday, 04 March 2017 570
103 Shelling shell companies Tuesday, 14 February 2017 562
104 Will housing take off? Friday, 10 February 2017 695
105 Tax reforms have worked Friday, 10 February 2017 563
106 Resolving tax disputes Tuesday, 07 February 2017 714
107 Watching taxman critical Monday, 06 February 2017 554
108 Your tax data's safe Saturday, 28 January 2017 581
109 Flatten that tax rate Friday, 27 January 2017 620
110 Servicing GST Monday, 23 January 2017 667
111 Tax-and-run can’t go on Thursday, 19 January 2017 772
112 The 1% bogey, again Wednesday, 18 January 2017 597
113 Don’t hike tax exemptions Friday, 13 January 2017 694
114 High tax not equal to high GDP Tuesday, 10 January 2017 649
115 Catching dodgy money Thursday, 05 January 2017 569
116 Dual-control solutions Tuesday, 03 January 2017 723
117 Post-GST tax benefits Monday, 02 January 2017 568
118 Tax reforms have paid off Wednesday, 28 December 2016 601
119 So what did the PM say? Tuesday, 27 December 2016 667
120 Jolt for start-up India Tuesday, 27 December 2016 757
121 Double whammy for FIIs Friday, 23 December 2016 839
122 Hawala via gold imports Friday, 16 December 2016 668
123 Revamp tax structure Monday, 12 December 2016 628
124 It's black till it isn't white Monday, 12 December 2016 573
125 GST gets more tricky Monday, 05 December 2016 782
126 Good black vs bad black Tuesday, 29 November 2016 665
127 Pragmatic, but worrying Monday, 28 November 2016 567
128 Beware Arthakranti tax Wednesday, 23 November 2016 684
129 Delaying Vodafone case Tuesday, 15 November 2016 600
130 From May to Abe Wednesday, 09 November 2016 620
131 From May to Abe Wednesday, 09 November 2016 391
132 Getting GST rates right Monday, 07 November 2016 565
133 GST's tobacco test Wednesday, 02 November 2016 712
134 Getting it right on GST Wednesday, 02 November 2016 536
135 Expanding the tax net Saturday, 29 October 2016 648
136 Losing GST's benefits Thursday, 20 October 2016 701
137 Tracking P-Notes Saturday, 15 October 2016 638
138 On a new trip? Wednesday, 05 October 2016 583
139 I can arrest, so I do Wednesday, 28 September 2016 643
140 Taxman’s APA century Tuesday, 27 September 2016 741
141 Jaitley's ideal GST pitch Thursday, 22 September 2016 667
142 OVL lessons Thursday, 22 September 2016 705
143 Clearing litigation Wednesday, 21 September 2016 598
144 GST's golden rules Thursday, 08 September 2016 754
145 Too wealthy to tax! Saturday, 27 August 2016 581
146 Bye bye, tax sops Thursday, 11 August 2016 580
147 Will GST rates fall? Friday, 05 August 2016 579
148 One country, one tax Thursday, 04 August 2016 576
149 Taxman out of control Friday, 29 July 2016 575
150 Progress on GST Thursday, 28 July 2016 598
151 GST Council to decide on revenue-neutral-rate Thursday, 28 July 2016 686
152 BIT unrealistic Thursday, 21 July 2016 542
153 Pressuring tax evaders Wednesday, 20 July 2016 569
154 Towards the ideal GST Tuesday, 19 July 2016 573
155 Cairn't bank on even FIPB Thursday, 14 July 2016 720
156 'FIPB okayed deal, never spoke of tax' Wednesday, 13 July 2016 583
157 Black is back, sadly so Tuesday, 28 June 2016 669
158 eTaxman Thursday, 23 June 2016 604
159 Keep GST burden light Wednesday, 22 June 2016 547
160 Fear can't be the key Friday, 17 June 2016 569
161 Looks like we'll have a GST Thursday, 16 June 2016 684
162 From Rs 33,000cr to Rs 3 cr Monday, 06 June 2016 687
163 Missing tax reforms Monday, 16 May 2016 589
164 Mauritius makeover Friday, 13 May 2016 675
165 I the judge, I the jury Saturday, 07 May 2016 593
166 The great tax theft Tuesday, 03 May 2016 553
167 Cess pool Monday, 02 May 2016 615
168 Getting over the CAG fear Monday, 18 April 2016 715
169 Vodafone again, and again Friday, 08 April 2016 576
170 Some relief on retro tax Tuesday, 29 March 2016 597
171 Digital taxation Friday, 25 March 2016 604
172 Indian Cess Service Saturday, 05 March 2016 730
173 A friendlier taxman? Friday, 04 March 2016 746
174 Go by the book on profits Friday, 26 February 2016 798
175 Don't piss on the rich Friday, 26 February 2016 641
176 Capital gains are taxed Wednesday, 24 February 2016 593
177 Vodafone returns Thursday, 18 February 2016 650
178 Walk the talk on Cairn Tuesday, 16 February 2016 718
179 Balancing tax policy Thursday, 04 February 2016 783
180 Bye bye, retro tax? Tuesday, 26 January 2016 760
181 We're not yet ready for PoEM Tuesday, 19 January 2016 847
182 Making life less taxing Tuesday, 19 January 2016 830
183 Settling tax disputes Monday, 18 January 2016 732
184 PoEM, from verse to worse Tuesday, 05 January 2016 863
185 Give start-ups a level field Saturday, 26 December 2015 738
186 Servicing the fisc Tuesday, 22 December 2015 898
187 Backing down on black Thursday, 17 December 2015 792
188 Cairn writes to PM Modi on tax case Tuesday, 15 December 2015 902
189 Cultivating fiscal pain Saturday, 12 December 2015 889
190 GST critical for Make-in-India Friday, 11 December 2015 808
191 Forget GST, call Sonia bluff Saturday, 28 November 2015 726
192 Getting to the ideal GST rate Tuesday, 24 November 2015 694
193 New investment paradigm Saturday, 21 November 2015 715
194 Cairn, and able? Saturday, 14 November 2015 791
195 Fixing MNC tax issues Tuesday, 20 October 2015 757
196 Lessons from Vodafone Monday, 12 October 2015 816
197 Less taxing solutions Thursday, 08 October 2015 741
198 Bye bye Mauritius? Tuesday, 06 October 2015 794
199 Black ain't back Friday, 02 October 2015 745
200 The Sanofi confusion Thursday, 24 September 2015 717
201 Arun Jaitley's GST Monday, 14 September 2015 831
202 Getting off the tax MAT Thursday, 03 September 2015 791
203 Cairn's 9/11 bomb Thursday, 20 August 2015 794
204 Clearing Castleton Thursday, 06 August 2015 730
205 Being single Friday, 31 July 2015 780
206 Moving on, on GST Thursday, 23 July 2015 742
207 CBEC fixes Make-in-India Tuesday, 21 July 2015 862
208 E-tailing those taxes away Wednesday, 08 July 2015 705
209 Cairn't fix it, or won't? Tuesday, 30 June 2015 792
210 Foxconn loses its excise advantage,will hit mobile manufacturing Friday, 26 June 2015 902
211 Not so black and white Thursday, 25 June 2015 795
212 CBEC vs Make-in-India Wednesday, 24 June 2015 710
213 Quite taxing Friday, 19 June 2015 806
214 Fix GST's birth defects Saturday, 06 June 2015 743
215 Tax-and-run Thursday, 04 June 2015 717
216 Tackling tax terror Tuesday, 26 May 2015 700
217 Don't leave it at just MAT Thursday, 14 May 2015 736
218 Moving on, on GST Monday, 11 May 2015 804
219 Finmin vs Make-in-India Monday, 04 May 2015 886
220 The past is never past Wednesday, 29 April 2015 854
221 Putting India on the MAT Friday, 24 April 2015 872
222 More than a BIT worrying Monday, 06 April 2015 701
223 Cairn for quick deal, no negotiation period Wednesday, 25 March 2015 894
224 Moving forward on GST Monday, 23 March 2015 879
225 Black magic Friday, 20 March 2015 740
226 Branding justice Wednesday, 18 March 2015 881
227 Caveat investor Thursday, 12 March 2015 777
228 Adding to the tax mess Tuesday, 03 March 2015 789
229 The myth of tax arrears Tuesday, 24 February 2015 767
230 Servicing taxes Thursday, 19 February 2015 903
231 Tread carefully on taxes Monday, 16 February 2015 803
232 Fixing tax terror Saturday, 07 February 2015 756
233 Cairn Plc case drags on, FM offers no cure Thursday, 05 February 2015 652
234 Examine those tax sops Friday, 30 January 2015 720
235 Central GST first Tuesday, 06 January 2015 819
236 Clean up tax sops Saturday, 03 January 2015 823
237 GST is process, not an event Thursday, 18 December 2014 888
238 Criminal offence Wednesday, 17 December 2014 777
239 Don't have a flawed GST Friday, 12 December 2014 736
240 Relook that tax model Tuesday, 09 December 2014 855
241 States not prepared for GST, 27% rate can't work Monday, 08 December 2014 783
242 Widen the tax base Thursday, 04 December 2014 747
243 No more tax terror Friday, 28 November 2014 905
244 Time to give up on GST Monday, 24 November 2014 705
245 Vodafone/Shell challenge Thursday, 20 November 2014 906
246 Losing GST gains Thursday, 13 November 2014 872
247 Vodafone win may spell victory for Shell, others Saturday, 11 October 2014 728
248 As the tax cases pile up Tuesday, 30 September 2014 822
249 More GST glitches Friday, 22 August 2014 791
250 Taxman's makeover Tuesday, 22 July 2014 884
251 Making life less taxing Monday, 21 July 2014 844
252 "cause I'm the taxman Monday, 14 July 2014 943
253 Jaitley's GST rabbit Tuesday, 08 July 2014 786
254 Worsening tax terror Wednesday, 02 July 2014 908
255 Tax spillovers Friday, 27 June 2014 808
256 Jaitley's wrong call Friday, 20 June 2014 984
257 "cause I'm the taxman Wednesday, 18 June 2014 782
258 Scrap the bad cesses Monday, 16 June 2014 899
259 No clarity on how to deal with retro taxes Tuesday, 10 June 2014 837
260 Dealing with the retro tax Tuesday, 03 June 2014 970
261 Black money again Thursday, 29 May 2014 884
262 Less taxing solutions Tuesday, 20 May 2014 900
263 In thrall of the taxman Saturday, 10 May 2014 776
264 Taxing value Tuesday, 15 April 2014 917
265 Populist code Thursday, 03 April 2014 923
266 US lessons for taxman Friday, 28 March 2014 754
267 Not by fiat Wednesday, 26 March 2014 767
268 Taxing tangle Tuesday, 25 March 2014 874
269 Careful on that Bipa Thursday, 06 March 2014 793
270 Taxing times again Thursday, 13 February 2014 899
271 Banking on tax reforms Tuesday, 07 January 2014 827
272 Indo-US tax map Friday, 27 December 2013 798
273 Dialling a reprieve Monday, 16 December 2013 947
274 Taxing times Monday, 09 December 2013 805
275 Making GST work Thursday, 28 November 2013 770
276 Flexibility in GST Wednesday, 20 November 2013 850
277 Going beyond GST Wednesday, 23 October 2013 865
278 MAPping tax reform Tuesday, 24 September 2013 780
279 Making the harbour safe Friday, 20 September 2013 887
280 Make it less taxing Wednesday, 28 August 2013 1014
281 Unsafe harbour Friday, 16 August 2013 838
282 Unsafe harbour Friday, 16 August 2013 687
283 Shome's Justice Monday, 22 July 2013 901
284 A proper DTC please Tuesday, 02 July 2013 955
285 Double Irish Thursday, 20 June 2013 764
286 GST ball in Centre's court Tuesday, 18 June 2013 936
287 More modern taxation Monday, 10 June 2013 782
288 Taxing GST Saturday, 08 June 2013 834
289 Politicians need to resolve GST, not officials Friday, 07 June 2013 952
290 Getting conciliatory Thursday, 06 June 2013 894
291 Less grey out there Thursday, 30 May 2013 905
292 Smartening taxation Saturday, 25 May 2013 832
293 All-party GST meeting critical Saturday, 18 May 2013 842
294 Conciliation time Thursday, 16 May 2013 920
295 Getting real on Mauritius Thursday, 02 May 2013 823
296 Will tax, can't collect Wednesday, 01 May 2013 1013
297 More taxmen now Wednesday, 03 April 2013 834
298 Assessing taxes Wednesday, 27 March 2013 1015
299 SEZs on the MAT Saturday, 16 March 2013 975
300 Arresting development Tuesday, 05 March 2013 854
301 Using TIN finally Saturday, 16 February 2013 979
302 Taxing tangle Thursday, 14 February 2013 2272
303 From Foxconn to Nokia, and more Friday, 08 February 2013 934
304 No Vodafone accord till tax law allows settlement mechanism Wednesday, 06 February 2013 902
305 Taxing FDI Wednesday, 06 February 2013 899
306 Don't raise 80C limits Saturday, 02 February 2013 1013
307 Game-changing GST Wednesday, 30 January 2013 876
308 Taxpayer-friendly GAAR Tuesday, 15 January 2013 830
309 The taxation silly season is here Friday, 11 January 2013 932
310 Don't soak the rich Wednesday, 09 January 2013 947
311 The taxman cometh Wednesday, 12 December 2012 884
312 Maturity on GST Wednesday, 14 November 2012 964
313 Redialling taxation Wednesday, 19 September 2012 1035
314 Get those exemptions Wednesday, 05 September 2012 876
315 PMO trips up on GAAR Saturday, 30 June 2012 921
316 Taxing times Wednesday, 16 May 2012 1097
317 Forget Mauritius, for now Saturday, 05 May 2012 1122
318 FM loses his shine Saturday, 07 April 2012 1066
319 GAARrrr! Friday, 06 April 2012 1128
320 And now, finmin P-notes! Wednesday, 28 March 2012 1022
321 More capital punishment Monday, 20 February 2012 783
322 Getting black back Wednesday, 15 February 2012 1098
323 ‘DTC won’t help tax transactions in Mauritius’ Friday, 27 January 2012 1093
324 No capital punishment Saturday, 21 January 2012 807
325 On the road to GST Wednesday, 11 January 2012 1147
326 Tax, refund, tax Monday, 09 January 2012 947
327 End of Laffer Friday, 30 September 2011 1023
328 STT dreams Wednesday, 28 September 2011 1036
329 Taxing tangle Tuesday, 31 May 2011 1139
330 Heart rules the head Thursday, 24 March 2011 1056
331 Smoke ’n mirrors Tuesday, 01 March 2011 1140
332 More black than white Monday, 31 January 2011 1152
333 Not back in the black Wednesday, 26 January 2011 1118
334 Shades of grey Friday, 21 January 2011 1123
335 Chop chop Wednesday, 19 January 2011 1081
336 Taxing problems Friday, 08 December 2006 1162
337 Plug the gaps first Monday, 20 February 2006 1199
338 Cleaning up Tuesday, 07 February 2006 1288
339 Foul business tax Friday, 27 January 2006 1267
 

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