MeitY reaches out to stakeholders for feedback on ecommerce biz data

Payal Ganguly

The ministry of electronics and information technology (MeitY) has reached out to a select group of stakeholders for comments ....

20 August, 2019

Startups freed from angel tax blues

Payal Ganguly

The government has clarified that provisions for relaxation from angel tax also applies to companies that had received assessment ....

13 August, 2019
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Angel tax breather for startups, central body soon to handle complaints against ecommerce firms

Payal Ganguly

Startups battling notices on angel tax can breathe easy after the recent clarification from the finance ministry, which said that ....

9 August, 2019

Finance ministry clarification helps startups breathe easy on angel tax

Payal Ganguly

A clarification issued by the finance ministry on Wednesday has provided some relief to startups recognised by the Department ....

8 August, 2019

Cab aggregators face regulatory music, CCI rules in favour of OYO

Payal Ganguly

Tough norms are likely to be implemented by the central government to check ride-hailing firms. Competition Commission says OYO ....

2 August, 2019

Amazon looking for stable ecommerce policy in India

Payal Ganguly

Seattle-headquartered ecommerce giant Amazon is hopeful of a stable ecommerce policy to be announced by the Indian government.  “Our ....

26 July, 2019
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Centre to incentivise ministries, state govts to buy via GeM

Payal Ganguly

Various central ministries and state governments will be incentivised to procure products and services from the Government e-Marketplace ....

19 July, 2019

Policy Wrap: Piyush Goyal says no ecommerce watchdog; zero MDR spooks fintechs

Payal Ganguly

While, payments companies continued to distress over finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman’s Budget 2019 proposal to levy ....

12 July, 2019

Budget 2019: No clarity on ‘angel tax’; committee to look at pending cases

Team TC

Even as the startup ecosystem hoped that the scourge of ‘angel tax’ will be done away with, the government’s ....

5 July, 2019

Govt to meet food-tech firms, restaurants; former UST Global chief exec to float fund: Reports

Payal Ganguly

After complaints from restaurant associations, the Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT) is scheduled ....

4 July, 2019
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Despite relief from govt, angel tax comes back to bite startups

Payal Ganguly

Despite 702 startups being granted exemption letters by the Central Board of Direct taxes, the so-called angel tax is back to ....

27 June, 2019

Club Factory rejigs biz model after tax woes trigger sharp slide in volumes

Payal Ganguly

China-headquartered Club Factory has run into rough weather in India, with tax-related troubles hampering the cross-border e-commerce ....

3 June, 2019

Angel tax on agenda as startups prepare to pepper new govt with policy requests

Payal Ganguly

With India’s general election wrapped up, startups and lobbies representing them are set to reach out to government departments ....

30 May, 2019

Accreditation criteria put out for investors of listed startups; Vision Document gets boost from Modi 2.0

Payal Ganguly

Capital market regulator Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has laid down a framework for the accreditation of investors ....

24 May, 2019

Amazon pares global losses but says India's e-commerce norms created uncertainty

Anand J

US e-tailing giant Amazon is compliant with all Indian e-commerce regulations, a top company executive told investors during its ....

26 April, 2019

Govt extends deadline for responses to draft e-commerce policy

Payal Ganguly

The central government has extended the deadline for submitting responses to the draft national e-commerce policy from 9 to 31 ....

8 March, 2019

IndiaTech suggests steps to strengthen rights of founders at 'high-growth' startups

Payal Ganguly

IndiaTech, a domestic lobby for technology-focussed companies and investors, has submitted proposals to the capital markets regulator ....

26 February, 2019

Angel tax: Govt relaxes norms for exemption but conditions apply

Payal Ganguly

The Indian government on Tuesday sought to relax the provisions of  the ‘angel tax’ that ends up taxing startups ....

19 February, 2019

Amazon cuts commission rates for certain brands to boost sales

Payal Ganguly

E-commerce major Amazon India has reduced seller commission charges for certain brands in the sports, fitness and outdoor category ....

13 February, 2019

Angel tax: Govt freezes accounts of Babygogo, TravelKhana

Payal Ganguly

Just after assuring angel investors and startup entrepreneurs of a speedy resolution to the issues surrounding angel tax, the ....

8 February, 2019