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No fiscal space: Officials advise FM Sitharaman against Budget sops

The ministry does not expect tax or non-tax revenue to reach anywhere close to the targets set in the interim Budget

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Budget  |  Union Budget  |  Finance Minister

Subhomoy Bhattacharjee  |  New Delhi 



Nirmala Sitharaman, Finance Minister
If the government wants to stick to the same numbers even now, there is no scope for offering any tax sops that are already pencilled in, Sitharaman told

Government officials have advised that there is no fiscal space for any giveaways in the forthcoming . This was the grim verdict of each presentation made by the departments of the in marathon meetings that extended till late in the evening on Saturday.

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First Published: Mon, June 03 2019. 01:35 IST

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