Tarun Bajaj

SC ruling unlikely to alter GST regime; power to reject Council's recos never used: Revenue Secretary

The recommendations of the GST Council, as per the Constitutional amendment, were always a guidance and never a mandatory compliance, Revenue Secretary Tarun Bajaj said.

published on : 19th May 2022

Additional charge for Revenue Secretary Tarun Bajaj till end of April

In an order issued late on Tuesday, the Appointments Committee of the Cabinet said it approved additional charge of the post to Bajaj with immediate effect till April 30.

published on : 14th April 2022

Gross revenue collection jumps 34 per cent in FY22

As per the Government data, the gross revenue collection grew by nearly Rs 5 lakh crore to Rs 27.07 lakh crore, if compared with the budget estimates.

published on : 9th April 2022

Revenue Secretary bats for higher tax on long-term capital gains

The revenue secretary called for support from tax professionals and taxpayers to remove various exemptions offered to select groups/businesses to make the tax laws simpler.

published on : 26th February 2022

Growing revenues will lower fiscal deficit: Revenue Secretary

"The fiscal deficit at present is 6.9 per cent of the GDP. The target for 2025-26 is to bring down to 4.5 per cent."

published on : 11th February 2022

Government open to 'some tinkering' in capital gains tax regime: Revenue Secretary

In the current fiscal, the revenues from capital gains tax are expected to jump 10-fold to about Rs 80,000 crore.

published on : 9th February 2022

Open to look into restaurant demands of going back to higher GST rate with ITC benefit: Revenue Secretary

Those restaurants in hotels charging less than Rs 7,500 room tariff will charge five per cent GST but will not get ITC.

published on : 9th February 2022

No Extension for the date of I-T Return: Revenue Secretary Tarun Bajaj

Bajaj dismissed the claim of technical glitches on the website and said that all of the glitches are sorted and the website is functioning smoothly.

published on : 1st January 2022