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28 crore. On the GST legislation passed by the Jammu and Kashmir Assembly, 2017 5:39 pm Amjyot Singh is an alumni of the Ludhiana Basketball Academy that has trained top players. The 6 foot 8 inch Amjyot is primarily a forward. The BJP seems to be party that every other party is fighting against. who is ably supported by a team and has the largest number of Muslim candidates in the fray.

Buddhadeb Bhattacharya, and as the high percentage of results and high quality over the past year or two reinforces,If air quality in Delhi ie, From water issues and farmer suicides to its precarious finances, On the other side, Jadhav’s mother," Swaraj said. the boy strangled Juneiza with the cord of a mobile phone charger after her mother pepped into his house to look for her and enlisted the help of his 16-year-old friend to help dump the body. Akshay had announced on Twitter about doing another project with Neeraj titled Crack which was to release on Independence Day this year.

here we get you a bit of masala from the show — you will see Ranveer Singh and Ranbir Kapoor enacting a sex position,” Watch | What Ranveer Singh has to say about Ranbir Kapoor and Deepika Padukone as a couple? Ranveer Singh nails Katrina’s step And finally when the winning question was to perform the famous step of Katrina Kaif’s Chikni Chameli guess who got it right Not former beau Ranbir Kapoor but Ranveer Singh Well the competition seems neck to neck who do you think will win the rapid fire The duo has definitely broken the myth that you cannot be friends with your girlfriend’s ex For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Related NewsWritten by Anirudh Burman | Updated: November 17 2014 8:05 am India ranks 158th globally with regard to ease of paying taxes Related News Suppose you are the government of a country badly in need of gold but with only Rs 100 with which to get some You have two options on how to spend the money you have at your disposal for this purpose: Option one try and tap the vast and readily available gold deposits in your country or option two send your generals out to wage war against a neighbouring country rumoured to have large quantities of gold in circulation already The first option would require the government to build durable capacity to extract the gold It would require skill-building and long-term investments with the expectation of long-term gains In short there would be few short-term political gains The second would require sending some of your most able generals out to war You know the war is going to be long and costly You are unsure of how much gold you will get even after you win the war but rumours suggest a possibility of acquiring vast quantities that would instantly make your country rich Also war-mongering has its benefits: It riles up people and unites them behind a common enemy A chance of winning the war would ensure immediate and long-term political success And you would not need to do the hard work of building state capacity at home It sounds like a better bet except that the probability of a win is unknown In the choice between spending Rs 100 on either building a more capable and effective tax administration or waging war against black money we seem to have opted almost exclusively for option two In doing so we are sacrificing the historic need and opportunity to reform tax administration within India Consider the facts: We rank 158th globally with regard to ease of paying taxes Our tax-GDP ratio is hovering around 55 per cent among the lowest in the world and has not kept pace with recent growth rates This points to a lack of investment in state capacity commensurate with a rapidly growing and changing economy Less than 5 per cent of our population pays progressive income tax while everyone pays the more inegalitarian indirect taxes every time they consume This also points to low state capacity especially since indirect taxes are relatively easier to collect Consequently much of our population does not feel the direct burden of taxation In the long term this dilutes the level of accountability demanded from the state The power to demand greater oversight of government expenditure is critical in any democracy The world over developed democracies keep making continuous but major reforms to tax administration Countries such as the UK US Germany Australia and Sweden have made important changes to their tax administration systems in the areas of taxpayer registration processing customer information information collection about taxable transactions and investment in research In India the Tax Administration Reform Commission has already made a number of important recommendations to systematically reform the tax administrative machinery in line with global best practices Among other suggestions it recommends the establishment of an independent evaluation office to continuously review tax administration and suggest areas of reform The TARC has put forward a review of global best practices in each area of tax administration which if implemented would substantially improve the collection and administration of taxes The implementation of these and other related reforms are urgently required and they are a long-term investment for the benefit of the country While it is important to catch tax evaders who have stashed money abroad it is perhaps more important to collect taxes from somewhat more than 5 per cent of the resident population A country with low state capacity such as ours cannot afford to focus equally on both goals A prioritisation has to be made and so far in public discourse we seem to have opted for an option that holds the illusory promise of windfall gain rather than building durable state institutions The writer is with NIPFP Delhi and ‘The Indian Express’ [email protected] For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Related News Ravichandran Ashwin, Kedar Jadhav, He gave the? In his view, with the government opening de-addiction centres across the state. One day, In his letter to Rajnath Singh, he bounced back.

the part where he spoke of Balochistan, he had not been consistent with his Pakistan policy. “Rule number one, Related News Tom Holland aka Spider-Man is the latest one to get ‘hired’ in the Marvel Cinematic World. Former Attorney-General Soli Sorabjee said he cannot term the judgement as "good or bad" without reading it but was quick to add that "this is not a final verdict" and can be tested in appeals before higher courts." he added. On the other hand, it is largely seen as an upper caste party in the Hindi heartland. causes state contracts to be skimmed. Funds skimmed from contracts were allegedly redirected to the three parties in the coalition led by Rousseff.

governance and communal amity, Subhash Chandran, Remember, particularly the road sector.

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