Finance Minister Arun Jaitley is scheduled to present the NDA government’s second Union Budget on February 28, 2015. Here are the budget wishlists of digital companies across sectors. On Tax Relief, Online Service Tax and MAT: Rishi Gupta, MD and CEO, FINO PayTech: “Incentives and tax relief support to financial inclusion enabling entities will help companies innovate and develop a robust technology-based banking infrastructure across the country. They are keys to making digital India a reality.” Sitakanta Ray, co-founder, MySmartPrice: “E-commerce will grow if the ministry takes cognizance of IAMAI’s recent submission and implements affirmative actions pertaining to FDI. Also, a relaxation of corporate tax for startups and provisions to increase venture capital investments from abroad will help young startups grow.” Suresh Sharma, Founder & Director, iSpyPrice.com: “Abolishing service tax on online advertisements to motivate internet-based publishing companies to create…
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