Lack of GST can stifle Modi’s Startup India dream

Based out of Rajasthan, Pritam Maheshwari is a furniture manufacturer who retails his goods on an e-commerce portal in India. When he ships his product to Bengaluru, he has to pay Value Added Tax (VAT) in Rajasthan and entry taxes…

Startups Like India’s Money But Want More Government Action

Technology startups in India are getting a financial boost from the government, but entrepreneurs say that more could be done to support growth in the industry. Sanchit Gogia, Chief Analyst & CEO at Greyhound Research, called the government's planned tax…

Budget 2015: IT Industry Gives Thumbs Up

The Indian IT industry is welcoming FM Arun Jaitley's announcement on removal of Special Additional Duty on IT products in his Budget 2015 speech. Union Budget 2014-15 provided the much needed relief to domestic manufacturers of personal computers and tablets by…

Start-Ups For Implementation Before Fund Allocation

“Start-ups” and “entrepreneurship” have definitely been the buzzwords in the Narendra Modi government as these words have found special mentions in the last two consecutive budgets. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has allocated  1,000 crore to establish a mechanism to be known…

Small Gets A Firm Start

The $146 billion Indian information technology (IT) industry found the right space of recognition in the Union Budget for 2015-16 with finance minister Arun Jaitley applauding the role played by over 3,000 start-ups, a segment which is expected to be…

Budget 2015- Arun Jaitley Announced To Remove Special Additional Duty On IT Products

The Indian IT industry is attractive content with finance minister Arun Jaitley’s Budget presentation as he announced removal of Special Additional Duty on IT products. It has been a giant relief to home manufacturers of personal computers and tablets as the issue…

Union Budget 2015: Phones Manufactured In India Could Be Cheaper

As promised, the 2015 Union Budget provides a big fillip to electronics manufacturing in India. Custom duty has been reduced for 22 items, but so far the details have not been shared by the government. Analysts also think the budget…

Budget 2015: IT Industry Gives Thumbs Up To Removal Of Special Additional Duty On IT Products

The Indian IT industry is welcoming FM Arun Jaitley's announcement on removal of Special Additional Duty on IT products in his Budget 2015 speech. Union Budget 2014-15 provided the much needed relief to domestic manufacturers of personal computers and tablets by…

Greyhound Standpoint On Top Expectations Of IT Head Honchos From Budget 2015-16

GST – Clarity on place of supply rules Greyhound Standpoint - While the government has floated a bill for common goods and service tax (GST) across the country last month, contemplation's appear with respect to various aspect of GST design including price…

What IT Head Honchos Are Expecting From Budget 2015-16

The budget is just round the corner. Everyone has their own set of expectations from the upcoming budget. While common man is hoping the budget to bring some tax relief and cheaper commodities, industrialists are keeping their fingers crossed about…

What IT Head Honchos Are Expecting From Budget 2015-16

The budget is just round the corner. Everyone has their own set of expectations from the upcoming budget. While common man is hoping the budget to bring some tax relief and cheaper commodities, industrialists are keeping their fingers crossed about…