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95 Percent of Small Businesses Are Focused on Tax Relief, Survey Says

Tax relief is on top of U.S. small business owners’ wish lists. NWYC Q2 2017 Small Business Sentiment Index That’s according to the Q2 2017 Small Business Sentiment Index from National Write Your Congressman (NYWC). The survey found an overwhelming majority of small businesses (95 percent) saying they would like Congress to act on tax relief and simplification. Small Businesses Want the Government ... Read More »

UK’s small business confidence unharmed by Brexit vote – survey

Small businesses in Britain remain confident about the economic and political landscape following the historic vote in June to leave the European Union, according to a survey by research firm BDRC Continental. Early responses from a third quarter survey of 4,500 small and medium-sized companies (SMEs) show little sign of any drop in confidence according to BDRC. A survey taken ... Read More »

Invest in welfare, undertake reforms, says Economic Survey

The government will meet its fiscal deficit target of 3.9 per cent of GDP. Shunning last year’s “over-optimism”, Economic Survey 2015-16 projects that the real GDP growth for the current financial year and for 2016-17 will be in the range of 7-7.75 per cent. The Central Statistics Office estimates that growth this year will be 7.6 per cent, lower than ... Read More »

Economic Survey against raising income tax exemption limits

The Economic Survey 2015-16 also calls for phasing out of the tax exemption raj that benefited the richer private sector and a “reasonable” taxation for better-off individuals. The Economic Survey on Friday said the government should refrain from raising exemption limits on income tax to facilitate natural growth of individual earnings and widen the taxpayers’ base, even as it also ... Read More »