Jan. 16 – On Monday January 14, Indian Finance Minister P. Chidambaram stated that India would delay the implementation of its controversial rules on tax avoidance known as the General Anti-Avoidance Rules (GAAR) to 2016. The decision earned positive reactions from the market, and is likely to help attract more capital inflow and improve investor[…..]
Sept. 5 – A specialist group on tax laws recommended that the Indian government postpone execution of the General Anti-Avoidance Rules (GAAR) until financial year 2016-17 and eliminate capital gains tax on securities transfers to ensure investment and capital flows. The group, appointed by the Prime Minister of India, suggested a series of steps which[…..]
India’s Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee has scotched media reports concerning the intentions of India’s new tax regulations, and has pulled back on GAAR until April 2013.