Union Budget 2020

[Budget 2020] DDT Abolished: Companies Yay, Investors Nay

Dividend Distribution Tax abolished for companies, but tax on dividend income shifted to investors

Entrepreneur Staff

· 2 min read

[Budget 2020] Start-Ups Still Seeking Respite

Startups are hopeful that the government drops the requirement for IMB certification for this and creates a level playing field for startups in India as compared to their global counterparts.

Siddarth Pai

· 3 min read

[Budget 2020] Government Focuses On Data and Technology To Build New Economy

Data centre parks , national mission on quantum technologies and applications and digitization via BharatNet on the offing

Shreya Ganguly

· 4 min read

[Budget 2020] A Precious Little Something for Everyone

Rejigging of tax slabs appears a welcome move at first however, it is important to look closely into the implications of forgoing your deductions u/s 80C, 80D, 8024(b) etc

Raj Khosla

· 2 min read

[Budget 2020] Seed Funds, ESOP Tax Deferral By 5 Years Announced For Start-ups

Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman said start-ups "have emerged as engines of growth for our economy" and announced some key policies benefiting the community

Tahira Noor Khan

· 4 min read

[Budget 2020] A Step Forward In the Right Direction

The expectations were to hear some sweeping changes which is why most seem to think of this as a lackluster budget.

Rashmi Guptey

· 5 min read

[Budget 2020] Railways Remains Under Stress With High Operating Ratio

While passenger earnings hit the target, freight earnings revised downwards for FY20; budgetary support for FY21 goes up.

Saurabh Kumar

· 3 min read

[Budget 2020] LIC To Go Public To Pay For Govt's Disinvestment Target Of INR 2.11 Trillion For FY21

The government will sell partial stake in the insurer through an initial public offering.

Saurabh Kumar

· 3 min read

[Budget 2020] Tax Cuts Offer Silver Lining Amidst Middling Budget

Building on India's vision to be a $5 trillion economy by 2025, Nirmala Sitharaman announced a series of measures aimed at bolstering the flagging economy. The end result was a mixed bag of plans and policies eliciting a lukewarm response from the markets.

Mudasar Mohamed

· 5 min read

[Budget 2020] 3-themed Budget Seeks To Address High Unemployment, Low Demand and Falling Economy

India's finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Saturday presented the first budget of the new decade, with a broad focus around three themes: aspirational India, economic development and a caring society.

Debroop Roy

· 9 min read

[Budget 2020] 5 Expectations of MSMEs from the Union Budget

Budget 2020 should give a new definition of MSMEs wherein the businesses are classified on the basis of their turnover

Ritesh Jain

· 3 min read

[Budget 2020] From Healthcare to Cybersecurity, Here's What These Businesses Expect

Some start-up founders and company leaders share their thoughts about the current situation in their respective sectors and what they would be expecting from the budget on February 1.

Shipra Singh & Debroop Roy

· 7 min read