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Budgetary targets to super-rich tax: A status check on FM's Budget promises

Business Standard looks at some of the points that the finance minister is unlikely to tweet about, since these are still works in progress, are incomplete, or have been scrapped

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Arup Roychoudhury New Delhi
In the run-up to the Union Budget 2020-21, the Ministry of Finance is tweeting about its achievements vis-à-vis the announcements made by Nirmala Sitharaman in the 2019-20 Budget. These relate to announcements regarding housing, smoother tax processes, tourism, and trade.
 
Business Standard looks at some of the points that the finance minister is unlikely to tweet about, since these are still works in progress, are incomplete, or have been scrapped. 
 
Budgetary targets: The 2019-20 Budget forecast nominal gross domestic product (GDP) growth for the year at 12 per cent. The deep slowdown has put paid to that outlook.

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First Published: Jan 29 2020 | 1:02 AM IST

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