All stories by Sukumar Mukhopadhyay
Rao-Manmohan reforms are outdatedRediff.com12 Dec 2019
'Those who are talking of adopting the Narasimha Rao-Manmohan Singh policy must understand now that what was a reform then is no longer a reform now,' argues Sukumar Mukhopadhyay who was associated with the 1991 economic reforms.
Why real estate should NEVER be under GSTRediff.com15 Dec 2017
If the government tries to bring in real estate under GST now, it will be a typical case of biting more than what one can chew, says Sukumar Mukhopadhyay.
DeMo: A true report cardRediff.com14 Sep 2017
The biggest achievement of demonetisation is that it has brought about a social revolution against black money and corruption, says Sukumar Mukhopadhyay.
Demonetisation: Can the Supreme Court intervene?Rediff.com25 Jan 2017
It has always been accepted in various apex court rulings that economic policy is not justiciable. It can intervene only if the legislation is seen to violate fundamental rights says Sukumar Mukhopadhyay.
All about tax planning in the context of Panama PapersRediff.com2 May 2016
It is important to clarify that availing of an exemption is neither evasion nor tax planning.
How to end tax uncertaintyRediff.com7 Sep 2015
Pushing people to litigation is a major source of tax uncertainty.
Certain issues on GST that must be resolvedRediff.com3 Aug 2015
The Congress filed a dissent note on eight provisions.
Tax terrorism can be reduced if FM is seriousRediff.com1 Jun 2015
Despite finance minister's assurance, tax officials seem reluctant to take steps for tackling issues at stake
How to make Budget 2015-16 investment-friendlyRediff.com2 Feb 2015
Simplicity will make the Budget investment-friendly
How GST will benefit traders and manufacturersRediff.com12 Jan 2015
The benefits are common in many cases, but are also different in some other respects.
Clearing the cobwebs from the concept of GSTRediff.com10 Nov 2014
GST necessarily includes service tax, but VAT can only be on goods without including service tax