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New Delhi: Finance minister Arun Jaitley has proposed increasing the service tax rate and education cess to 14% from the current 12.36%, while presenting the government’s full-year budget on Saturday.

Jaitley said the government plans to introduce direct tax regime that is internationally competitive on rates without exemptions.

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