India: Understanding India’s Budget For 2016–17
Last Updated: 1 February 2016

Start Time: Mar 9, 2016 11:00 AM ET
End Time: Mar 9, 2016 12:30 PM ET

Location Details: Online
Event Type: Webcast
Recommended CPE Credits: 1.5
Audience: Tax and finance professionals

Contact: Julia Dolinsky
Phone: +1 202 521 1516

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Program Content:

India's economy has received unprecedented international attention in the past year. The government's focus on ease of doing business and promotion of initiatives such as "Make in India" and start-up India is clearly evident. While there have been hiccups in getting certain key bills passed by the upper house of the parliament, the business community is still upbeat about the upcoming union budget for 2016-17.

In this webcast, tax professionals from Grant Thornton India and Grant Thornton LLP will address highlights of the 2016-17 budget, along with major policy initiatives and an overview of the long-awaited goods and service tax (GST).

Learning Objectives:

  • Describe recent developments regarding GST and evaluate the impact of the GST from a U.S. tax perspective.
  • Identify the implications for the "Make in India" and start-up India campaign.
  • Analyze the 2016-17 budget.

Featured speakers

  • Arun Chhabra, Transfer Pricing head, Grant Thornton India
  • Riaz Thingna, Direct Tax head, Grant Thornton India Amit Sarkar, Indirect Tax head, Grant Thornton India
  • Rajesh Tripathi, national leader for the India Business Group, Grant Thornton LLP

Recommended Field of Study:  Taxes
Program Level:  Overview
Prerequisite:  None
Delivery Method:  Group-internet

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