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After dividend distribution tax, Finance Minister ends tax avoidance via buyback route

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has proposed closing the buyback route used by corporates to avoid paying taxes. Earlier, corporates used to prefer using the buyback route after the government levied a dividend distribution tax of 10 percent in 2007, which was further hiked by a similar quantum in 2016. In the last three years, more than 170 companies have bought back shares worth ... Read More »

Call The Midwife fans ‘can’t wait for Christmas’ after sixth series ends

Call The Midwife fans have started the countdown to Christmas as they await the next instalment of the much-loved drama. The BBC show’s sixth run wrapped up on Sunday night with a dramatic episode featuring a birth, a wedding, a death and a reunion. It will not return until the festive special at Christmas – leaving viewers wondering how to ... Read More »