India has a diabetes and obesity problem. Incorporating “sugar tax” in its GST regime can be a solution.
Obesity is now a growing problem for young Indians. Policymakers can use the tax on India’s sugar products to nudge consumers into making healthy choices. But an important part of the policy should be to make healthy choices less taxed.
Global private-equity and investment firms are moving into the stodgy business.
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Even almost a year after its rollout, GST continues to create heartburn for exporters. They simply aren’t getting their tax refunds.
Multiple policy tweaks to the 'angel tax' issue have failed to recognise the real problem on the ground: a lack of basic understanding of how startup valuation works.
The government wants companies to pay up for not passing on GST benefits to consumers. But fuzzy regulation that doesn’t answer critical questions is not making compliance easy.
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