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Tax cut, restoration of OPS on citizens' Budget wish list this year

Halwa ceremony tomorrow will mark the final preparations

Illustration: Ajay Mohanty
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Illustration: Ajay Mohanty

Arup Roychoudhury New Delhi
Tax cuts, higher taxes on tobacco and other sin items, timely payments to micro, small and medium enterprises, and reverting to the old pension system (OPS) are some of the expectations citizens have from the Union Budget 2023-24.
 
The finance ministry will mark the printing process for the 2023 Union Budget with the traditional halwa ceremony on Thursday.
“The halwa ceremony, marking the final stage of the Budget preparation process for Union Budget 2023-24, will be held tomorrow (Thursday) in the presence of Union Finance & Corporate Affairs Minister Nirmala Sitharaman in the Budget Press situated inside North Block,” the Ministry

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First Published: Jan 25 2023 | 7:21 PM IST

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