Category Archives: Union Budget

Budget 2018 – Impact On Mutual Fund Investors

Budget 2018 proposed a 10% long-term capital gains tax on equity Mutual Funds and it created quite a ruckus among equity investors. But is the new tax rule really a cause for worry? Here’s our take on the issue.

Union Budget 2018 Wishlist: Here’s What The Folks At BankBazaar Expect From The Upcoming Budget

We all have our expectations from the upcoming Union Budget, don’t we? So, we asked a few of the folks at BankBazaar about their expectations. Here’s what they had to say.

And so it began Budget 2014-15

As the Finance Minister stood up to start his eloquent budget speech he began with many strong statements – “The nation is not happy with the status quo. We are a country with the desire to grow and people want to free themselves from the curse of poverty. The nation has become aspirational and is… Read More »

The Indian farmer and budget 2013-14!

“India is poor because rural India is poor and Rural India is poor because the farmer living in the rural area is poor”, said Mahatma Gandhi. Before the Budget the Farming community expected financial reforms that ensure credit flow, and proper extension mechanism, fair prices for their produce and better earnings and livelihoods. The major… Read More »

How budget 2013 affects the SME!

SMEs in India had a lot of expectations from Budget 2013 mainly because it is the last budget before the general elections in the country. Union Budget 2012 was considered as the most ‘anti-reform’ budget in the history of India. Given to the background of huge fiscal deficit, depreciating currency and sluggish growth, a non-trivial… Read More »