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Union Budget 2018-2019 : Impact and Analysis

Union Budget 2018-2019: Impact and Analysis Annual budget proposals have been tabled yesterday by Mr. Arun Jaitely (Finance Minister) in Parliament. There were many proposals to boost the rural economy, employment situation and controlling inflation. There were proposals towards making India a manufacturing hub also. Make in India is the flagship program of our government and the budget has given focus on this. Apart from this, the government has also focused on social sector reforms by introducing a health care scheme for 40% of the population of India. Corporate tax has been reduced to 25% from 30% for SME and MSME whose turnover is less than 250 Cr in a year. Union Budget Proposals Indian stamp act to be modified in consultation with states.   Bank Bill discounting to be linked with GSTN. New gold policy to be announced. Fiscal Deficit at 3.5% of GDP for 17-18 and 3.3% of GDP for 18-19. Presumptive income tax compliance for busine