Tax rates

Industry is concerned whether e-way bill would again lead to stoppage of trucks, impeding movements and delaying delivery timelines, which had started to improve with no check posts in GST. Photo: Hindustan Times

The e-way bill conundrum

3 min read . 16 Jan 2018
Currently, India barely relies on property taxes, with a property tax to gross domestic product (GDP) ratio of 0.2%. Photo: Pradeep Gaur/Mint

Rethinking India’s tax system

4 min read . 26 Dec 2017
A slowing economy and its effect on consumption, and recovery of rural growth post-monsoon are key issues. Photo: Pradeep Gaur/Mint (Pradeep Gaur/Mint)

Consumer goods: A gradual recovery

1 min read . 04 Oct 2017
In a country like India, where social security doesn’t exist and one cannot boast of viable retirement schemes, seeking protection for the future becomes a compelling preoccupation. And that is where buying insurance comes into play. Photo: iStock

GST and the insurance sector

3 min read . 11 Jul 2017