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1 Tax wider, not deeper Tuesday, 09 July 2019 25
2 GST revenues still too low, scrap anti-profiteering law Tuesday, 02 July 2019 29
3 A tax on cash is a bad idea Wednesday, 12 June 2019 64
4 Be careful with GST arrests Saturday, 08 June 2019 70
5 With the DeMo boost gone, reality check for tax regime Friday, 10 May 2019 111
6 GST on a better footing, augurs well for direct taxes Monday, 06 May 2019 127
7 CBDT rightly pulled up for meddling with tax appeals Wednesday, 24 April 2019 141
8 GST magic dulls as govt stares at huge tax shortfall Friday, 29 March 2019 159
9 Taxman agrees GST evasion by builder can’t be tackled Tuesday, 26 February 2019 177
10 Is the taxman trying to mend its ways or what? Friday, 22 February 2019 188
11 A little more angelic now Thursday, 21 February 2019 171
12 Need very clear rules for tech-friendly IT to work Tuesday, 05 February 2019 181
13 Devil in the details continues to trip Angels Friday, 18 January 2019 240
14 GST revenues a worry, need to tighten policing Saturday, 05 January 2019 222
15 Anti-profiteering sham Thursday, 27 December 2018 246
16 Raising GST threshold to Rs75 lakh is a bad idea Thursday, 27 December 2018 240
17 Less taxing solutions for startups Tuesday, 25 December 2018 242
18 As GST revenues faulters, need to start fixing policing Wednesday, 05 December 2018 260
19 AARgh! Need to fix system Wednesday, 21 November 2018 252
20 Taxman runs riot Thursday, 08 November 2018 254
21 Welcome rise in taxes, still a long way to go Wednesday, 24 October 2018 288
22 AARgh! Rulings by tax tribunals must be tempered Tuesday, 21 August 2018 312
23 Fixing tax arrears Tuesday, 07 August 2018 479
24 PAC report could spell big trouble for Tata Trusts Monday, 30 July 2018 425
25 Time to scrap the anti-profiteering authority Friday, 27 July 2018 288
26 Steady progress on GST, just 35 items left in top slab Tuesday, 24 July 2018 424
27 Cairn’t seem to get it right Tuesday, 10 July 2018 456
28 Right call on ‘reverse charge’, DigitalPay relief Tuesday, 10 July 2018 429
29 GST does well in first year, good course corrections Saturday, 30 June 2018 426
30 CBDT wrong on MP assets Tuesday, 26 June 2018 321
31 Give tax FAQs to taxman Wednesday, 06 June 2018 321
32 More taxpayers now Tuesday, 01 May 2018 336
33 Taxman needs to get real on legitimate expenses Saturday, 28 April 2018 326
34 Pay duty at ‘duty-free’! Tuesday, 24 April 2018 470
35 Modi needs to just say he will honour Cairn ruling Tuesday, 17 April 2018 422
36 Why delay fixing GST? Tuesday, 13 March 2018 383
37 India’s tax collections are in line with its GDP Tuesday, 06 February 2018 390
38 Good for farmers, little for growth Friday, 02 February 2018 414
39 Use direct tax buoyancy for sweeping reforms Monday, 29 January 2018 391
40 GST looks better in so many ways Saturday, 27 January 2018 438
41 Discounts are not capex Friday, 26 January 2018 432
42 A simpler GST but with anti-evasion measures Monday, 22 January 2018 494
43 Abolish dividend tax Tuesday, 16 January 2018 511
44 Can’t negotiate tax deals Monday, 15 January 2018 469
45 Taxes on track, mostly Wednesday, 10 January 2018 410
46 Minimize E-way disruption Wednesday, 03 January 2018 522
47 OK, please explain the costing of each item Tuesday, 02 January 2018 436
48 Govt gets just Rs 250 crore from 6 lakh firms Saturday, 30 December 2017 489
49 GST’s transitional problem Thursday, 28 December 2017 425
50 CAG does well to quantify tax terror Monday, 25 December 2017 511
51 E-way to disaster Tuesday, 19 December 2017 572
52 Aadhaar vs Benami Friday, 24 November 2017 493
53 End of Paradise ... Wednesday, 22 November 2017 508
54 Compounding GST woes Monday, 20 November 2017 409
55 Moving towards a Good and Simple Tax Tuesday, 14 November 2017 523
56 Making GST less painful for taxpayers welcome Tuesday, 31 October 2017 512
57 Trust the market Monday, 16 October 2017 523
58 GST on real estate and petroleum a good idea Monday, 16 October 2017 426
59 Low compliance levels in GST are worrying Friday, 13 October 2017 550
60 GST gets better, still has a long way to go Tuesday, 10 October 2017 444
61 Post-demonetisation progress will be critical Monday, 09 October 2017 549
62 With poor growth, the tax cuts were a bad idea Thursday, 05 October 2017 524
63 Compliance burden of GST must be lowered Wednesday, 04 October 2017 409
64 DoCoMo shock for Abe, shows India unreformed Thursday, 14 September 2017 526
65 Getting taxes smartly Monday, 04 September 2017 564
66 Good start to GST, but best to remain watchful Thursday, 31 August 2017 412
67 Reaping DeMo or GST bonanza? Saturday, 12 August 2017 495
68 Careful of frequent changes in GST rates Tuesday, 08 August 2017 752
69 Towards honest taxpayers Thursday, 27 July 2017 501
70 Don’t ruin GST before it takes off Tuesday, 11 July 2017 442
71 Peeling the shell Tuesday, 04 July 2017 542
72 Historic GST to catapult taxes, barring hiccups Monday, 03 July 2017 430
73 Post-GST road-map on exemptions unclear Tuesday, 27 June 2017 516
74 Critical to get GST right Thursday, 22 June 2017 485
75 Anti-profiteering here to stay, use it sparingly Tuesday, 20 June 2017 447
76 Tax portability is a great idea Saturday, 10 June 2017 638
77 GST flexibility critical Saturday, 03 June 2017 467
78 Anti-profiteering law could be tax-terror’s new face Tuesday, 23 May 2017 520
79 GST is finally through, now to make it work Saturday, 20 May 2017 621
80 Operation Clean Money off to a middling start Friday, 19 May 2017 585
81 APAs, taxman’s new face Tuesday, 09 May 2017 544
82 Returns versus return, India’s sad tax story Saturday, 06 May 2017 550
83 If rich farmers not taxed, spare us also   Thursday, 04 May 2017 564
84 Don’t dismiss Debroy, taxing agriculture critical Thursday, 27 April 2017 542
85 Garrr... France won’t help Monday, 24 April 2017 607
86 Learning from APAs to make the ‘harbour’ safe Saturday, 15 April 2017 456
87 Taxpayer terrorism, other side of tax terror Wednesday, 05 April 2017 740
88 Tax-terror back with GST’s arrest provisons Tuesday, 04 April 2017 449
89 If even govt knows it’s a bad law, why have it? Saturday, 01 April 2017 530
90 Making life less taxing Monday, 20 March 2017 519
91 Taxing the taxman Saturday, 18 March 2017 443
92 Wrong stamp, Mr Naidu Wednesday, 08 March 2017 428
93 Good GST vs bad GST Saturday, 04 March 2017 473
94 Shelling shell companies Tuesday, 14 February 2017 465
95 Will housing take off? Friday, 10 February 2017 582
96 Tax reforms have worked Friday, 10 February 2017 485
97 Resolving tax disputes Tuesday, 07 February 2017 603
98 Watching taxman critical Monday, 06 February 2017 459
99 Your tax data's safe Saturday, 28 January 2017 474
100 Flatten that tax rate Friday, 27 January 2017 523
101 Servicing GST Monday, 23 January 2017 555
102 Tax-and-run can’t go on Thursday, 19 January 2017 632
103 The 1% bogey, again Wednesday, 18 January 2017 491
104 Don’t hike tax exemptions Friday, 13 January 2017 572
105 High tax not equal to high GDP Tuesday, 10 January 2017 550
106 Catching dodgy money Thursday, 05 January 2017 473
107 Dual-control solutions Tuesday, 03 January 2017 594
108 Post-GST tax benefits Monday, 02 January 2017 478
109 Tax reforms have paid off Wednesday, 28 December 2016 508
110 So what did the PM say? Tuesday, 27 December 2016 576
111 Jolt for start-up India Tuesday, 27 December 2016 654
112 Double whammy for FIIs Friday, 23 December 2016 737
113 Hawala via gold imports Friday, 16 December 2016 565
114 Revamp tax structure Monday, 12 December 2016 566
115 It's black till it isn't white Monday, 12 December 2016 496
116 GST gets more tricky Monday, 05 December 2016 674
117 Good black vs bad black Tuesday, 29 November 2016 573
118 Pragmatic, but worrying Monday, 28 November 2016 497
119 Beware Arthakranti tax Wednesday, 23 November 2016 591
120 Delaying Vodafone case Tuesday, 15 November 2016 512
121 From May to Abe Wednesday, 09 November 2016 538
122 From May to Abe Wednesday, 09 November 2016 315
123 Getting GST rates right Monday, 07 November 2016 470
124 GST's tobacco test Wednesday, 02 November 2016 606
125 Getting it right on GST Wednesday, 02 November 2016 482
126 Expanding the tax net Saturday, 29 October 2016 551
127 Losing GST's benefits Thursday, 20 October 2016 596
128 Tracking P-Notes Saturday, 15 October 2016 548
129 On a new trip? Wednesday, 05 October 2016 507
130 I can arrest, so I do Wednesday, 28 September 2016 567
131 Taxman’s APA century Tuesday, 27 September 2016 642
132 Jaitley's ideal GST pitch Thursday, 22 September 2016 592
133 OVL lessons Thursday, 22 September 2016 611
134 Clearing litigation Wednesday, 21 September 2016 521
135 GST's golden rules Thursday, 08 September 2016 676
136 Too wealthy to tax! Saturday, 27 August 2016 504
137 Bye bye, tax sops Thursday, 11 August 2016 498
138 Will GST rates fall? Friday, 05 August 2016 513
139 One country, one tax Thursday, 04 August 2016 500
140 Taxman out of control Friday, 29 July 2016 513
141 Progress on GST Thursday, 28 July 2016 524
142 GST Council to decide on revenue-neutral-rate Thursday, 28 July 2016 603
143 BIT unrealistic Thursday, 21 July 2016 478
144 Pressuring tax evaders Wednesday, 20 July 2016 509
145 Towards the ideal GST Tuesday, 19 July 2016 508
146 Cairn't bank on even FIPB Thursday, 14 July 2016 615
147 'FIPB okayed deal, never spoke of tax' Wednesday, 13 July 2016 495
148 Black is back, sadly so Tuesday, 28 June 2016 578
149 eTaxman Thursday, 23 June 2016 509
150 Keep GST burden light Wednesday, 22 June 2016 478
151 Fear can't be the key Friday, 17 June 2016 498
152 Looks like we'll have a GST Thursday, 16 June 2016 587
153 From Rs 33,000cr to Rs 3 cr Monday, 06 June 2016 598
154 Missing tax reforms Monday, 16 May 2016 517
155 Mauritius makeover Friday, 13 May 2016 597
156 I the judge, I the jury Saturday, 07 May 2016 527
157 The great tax theft Tuesday, 03 May 2016 499
158 Cess pool Monday, 02 May 2016 527
159 Getting over the CAG fear Monday, 18 April 2016 617
160 Vodafone again, and again Friday, 08 April 2016 522
161 Some relief on retro tax Tuesday, 29 March 2016 530
162 Digital taxation Friday, 25 March 2016 538
163 Indian Cess Service Saturday, 05 March 2016 654
164 A friendlier taxman? Friday, 04 March 2016 665
165 Go by the book on profits Friday, 26 February 2016 686
166 Don't piss on the rich Friday, 26 February 2016 566
167 Capital gains are taxed Wednesday, 24 February 2016 522
168 Vodafone returns Thursday, 18 February 2016 577
169 Walk the talk on Cairn Tuesday, 16 February 2016 652
170 Balancing tax policy Thursday, 04 February 2016 680
171 Bye bye, retro tax? Tuesday, 26 January 2016 703
172 We're not yet ready for PoEM Tuesday, 19 January 2016 769
173 Making life less taxing Tuesday, 19 January 2016 743
174 Settling tax disputes Monday, 18 January 2016 679
175 PoEM, from verse to worse Tuesday, 05 January 2016 783
176 Give start-ups a level field Saturday, 26 December 2015 662
177 Servicing the fisc Tuesday, 22 December 2015 814
178 Backing down on black Thursday, 17 December 2015 723
179 Cairn writes to PM Modi on tax case Tuesday, 15 December 2015 820
180 Cultivating fiscal pain Saturday, 12 December 2015 800
181 GST critical for Make-in-India Friday, 11 December 2015 726
182 Forget GST, call Sonia bluff Saturday, 28 November 2015 669
183 Getting to the ideal GST rate Tuesday, 24 November 2015 645
184 New investment paradigm Saturday, 21 November 2015 665
185 Cairn, and able? Saturday, 14 November 2015 721
186 Fixing MNC tax issues Tuesday, 20 October 2015 703
187 Lessons from Vodafone Monday, 12 October 2015 746
188 Less taxing solutions Thursday, 08 October 2015 682
189 Bye bye Mauritius? Tuesday, 06 October 2015 733
190 Black ain't back Friday, 02 October 2015 682
191 The Sanofi confusion Thursday, 24 September 2015 658
192 Arun Jaitley's GST Monday, 14 September 2015 754
193 Getting off the tax MAT Thursday, 03 September 2015 726
194 Cairn's 9/11 bomb Thursday, 20 August 2015 720
195 Clearing Castleton Thursday, 06 August 2015 655
196 Being single Friday, 31 July 2015 708
197 Moving on, on GST Thursday, 23 July 2015 692
198 CBEC fixes Make-in-India Tuesday, 21 July 2015 787
199 E-tailing those taxes away Wednesday, 08 July 2015 648
200 Cairn't fix it, or won't? Tuesday, 30 June 2015 730
201 Foxconn loses its excise advantage,will hit mobile manufacturing Friday, 26 June 2015 826
202 Not so black and white Thursday, 25 June 2015 729
203 CBEC vs Make-in-India Wednesday, 24 June 2015 652
204 Quite taxing Friday, 19 June 2015 763
205 Fix GST's birth defects Saturday, 06 June 2015 669
206 Tax-and-run Thursday, 04 June 2015 643
207 Tackling tax terror Tuesday, 26 May 2015 644
208 Don't leave it at just MAT Thursday, 14 May 2015 669
209 Moving on, on GST Monday, 11 May 2015 729
210 Finmin vs Make-in-India Monday, 04 May 2015 801
211 The past is never past Wednesday, 29 April 2015 769
212 Putting India on the MAT Friday, 24 April 2015 806
213 More than a BIT worrying Monday, 06 April 2015 650
214 Cairn for quick deal, no negotiation period Wednesday, 25 March 2015 799
215 Moving forward on GST Monday, 23 March 2015 786
216 Black magic Friday, 20 March 2015 676
217 Branding justice Wednesday, 18 March 2015 793
218 Caveat investor Thursday, 12 March 2015 704
219 Adding to the tax mess Tuesday, 03 March 2015 714
220 The myth of tax arrears Tuesday, 24 February 2015 694
221 Servicing taxes Thursday, 19 February 2015 827
222 Tread carefully on taxes Monday, 16 February 2015 720
223 Fixing tax terror Saturday, 07 February 2015 685
224 Cairn Plc case drags on, FM offers no cure Thursday, 05 February 2015 608
225 Examine those tax sops Friday, 30 January 2015 647
226 Central GST first Tuesday, 06 January 2015 724
227 Clean up tax sops Saturday, 03 January 2015 747
228 GST is process, not an event Thursday, 18 December 2014 792
229 Criminal offence Wednesday, 17 December 2014 703
230 Don't have a flawed GST Friday, 12 December 2014 671
231 Relook that tax model Tuesday, 09 December 2014 766
232 States not prepared for GST, 27% rate can't work Monday, 08 December 2014 711
233 Widen the tax base Thursday, 04 December 2014 674
234 No more tax terror Friday, 28 November 2014 821
235 Time to give up on GST Monday, 24 November 2014 630
236 Vodafone/Shell challenge Thursday, 20 November 2014 809
237 Losing GST gains Thursday, 13 November 2014 783
238 Vodafone win may spell victory for Shell, others Saturday, 11 October 2014 644
239 As the tax cases pile up Tuesday, 30 September 2014 733
240 More GST glitches Friday, 22 August 2014 716
241 Taxman's makeover Tuesday, 22 July 2014 789
242 Making life less taxing Monday, 21 July 2014 778
243 "cause I'm the taxman Monday, 14 July 2014 856
244 Jaitley's GST rabbit Tuesday, 08 July 2014 715
245 Worsening tax terror Wednesday, 02 July 2014 820
246 Tax spillovers Friday, 27 June 2014 731
247 Jaitley's wrong call Friday, 20 June 2014 889
248 "cause I'm the taxman Wednesday, 18 June 2014 720
249 Scrap the bad cesses Monday, 16 June 2014 811
250 No clarity on how to deal with retro taxes Tuesday, 10 June 2014 765
251 Dealing with the retro tax Tuesday, 03 June 2014 874
252 Black money again Thursday, 29 May 2014 798
253 Less taxing solutions Tuesday, 20 May 2014 795
254 In thrall of the taxman Saturday, 10 May 2014 696
255 Taxing value Tuesday, 15 April 2014 826
256 Populist code Thursday, 03 April 2014 822
257 US lessons for taxman Friday, 28 March 2014 686
258 Not by fiat Wednesday, 26 March 2014 682
259 Taxing tangle Tuesday, 25 March 2014 772
260 Careful on that Bipa Thursday, 06 March 2014 709
261 Taxing times again Thursday, 13 February 2014 821
262 Banking on tax reforms Tuesday, 07 January 2014 747
263 Indo-US tax map Friday, 27 December 2013 711
264 Dialling a reprieve Monday, 16 December 2013 855
265 Taxing times Monday, 09 December 2013 728
266 Making GST work Thursday, 28 November 2013 702
267 Flexibility in GST Wednesday, 20 November 2013 746
268 Going beyond GST Wednesday, 23 October 2013 755
269 MAPping tax reform Tuesday, 24 September 2013 688
270 Making the harbour safe Friday, 20 September 2013 786
271 Make it less taxing Wednesday, 28 August 2013 903
272 Unsafe harbour Friday, 16 August 2013 739
273 Unsafe harbour Friday, 16 August 2013 594
274 Shome's Justice Monday, 22 July 2013 812
275 A proper DTC please Tuesday, 02 July 2013 855
276 Double Irish Thursday, 20 June 2013 684
277 GST ball in Centre's court Tuesday, 18 June 2013 841
278 More modern taxation Monday, 10 June 2013 700
279 Taxing GST Saturday, 08 June 2013 751
280 Politicians need to resolve GST, not officials Friday, 07 June 2013 845
281 Getting conciliatory Thursday, 06 June 2013 796
282 Less grey out there Thursday, 30 May 2013 810
283 Smartening taxation Saturday, 25 May 2013 774
284 All-party GST meeting critical Saturday, 18 May 2013 760
285 Conciliation time Thursday, 16 May 2013 822
286 Getting real on Mauritius Thursday, 02 May 2013 735
287 Will tax, can't collect Wednesday, 01 May 2013 908
288 More taxmen now Wednesday, 03 April 2013 745
289 Assessing taxes Wednesday, 27 March 2013 906
290 SEZs on the MAT Saturday, 16 March 2013 867
291 Arresting development Tuesday, 05 March 2013 772
292 Using TIN finally Saturday, 16 February 2013 885
293 Taxing tangle Thursday, 14 February 2013 2184
294 From Foxconn to Nokia, and more Friday, 08 February 2013 835
295 No Vodafone accord till tax law allows settlement mechanism Wednesday, 06 February 2013 802
296 Taxing FDI Wednesday, 06 February 2013 810
297 Don't raise 80C limits Saturday, 02 February 2013 903
298 Game-changing GST Wednesday, 30 January 2013 788
299 Taxpayer-friendly GAAR Tuesday, 15 January 2013 751
300 The taxation silly season is here Friday, 11 January 2013 842
301 Don't soak the rich Wednesday, 09 January 2013 840
302 The taxman cometh Wednesday, 12 December 2012 798
303 Maturity on GST Wednesday, 14 November 2012 852
304 Redialling taxation Wednesday, 19 September 2012 916
305 Get those exemptions Wednesday, 05 September 2012 790
306 PMO trips up on GAAR Saturday, 30 June 2012 821
307 Taxing times Wednesday, 16 May 2012 994
308 Forget Mauritius, for now Saturday, 05 May 2012 1016
309 FM loses his shine Saturday, 07 April 2012 954
310 GAARrrr! Friday, 06 April 2012 1002
311 And now, finmin P-notes! Wednesday, 28 March 2012 924
312 More capital punishment Monday, 20 February 2012 694
313 Getting black back Wednesday, 15 February 2012 993
314 ‘DTC won’t help tax transactions in Mauritius’ Friday, 27 January 2012 999
315 No capital punishment Saturday, 21 January 2012 731
316 On the road to GST Wednesday, 11 January 2012 1018
317 Tax, refund, tax Monday, 09 January 2012 876
318 End of Laffer Friday, 30 September 2011 899
319 STT dreams Wednesday, 28 September 2011 902
320 Taxing tangle Tuesday, 31 May 2011 1020
321 Heart rules the head Thursday, 24 March 2011 921
322 Smoke ’n mirrors Tuesday, 01 March 2011 992
323 More black than white Monday, 31 January 2011 1014
324 Not back in the black Wednesday, 26 January 2011 990
325 Shades of grey Friday, 21 January 2011 989
326 Chop chop Wednesday, 19 January 2011 944
327 Taxing problems Friday, 08 December 2006 1028
328 Plug the gaps first Monday, 20 February 2006 1044
329 Cleaning up Tuesday, 07 February 2006 1148
330 Foul business tax Friday, 27 January 2006 1135
 

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