Award winning CNN-News18 Show ‘Axe The Tax’ Will Present a People’s Wishlist to the Finance Minister in the Run Up to Budget 2017

New Delhi, 27th January 2017: CNN-News18 through its budget programming #BudgetAfterDeMo will endeavour to look at expectations from different sections of society from Budget 2017 with special emphasis on decoding and analysing the impact of Demonetisation. Post demonetisation, people, in general, are expecting major tax sops from Finance Minister Arun Jaitley. CNN-News18 provides a platform to the viewers to voice their expectations on various taxation policies from the Union Budget through its award-winning show, ‘Axe The Tax’.

Award winning CNN-News18 Show ‘Axe The Tax’ Will Present a People’s Wishlist to the Finance Minister in the Run Up to Budget 2017

Having completed ten years, this special campaign of the channel will present 6 key suggestions to the Finance Minister this year for changes to the country’s taxation rules. The suggestions would be based on viewer’s feedback and from consultations with top tax analysts. In the past, many of the suggestions have found mention in the Union Budget thus making it a truly impactful and effective initiative.

Catch ‘Axe the Tax’ this Saturday, 28th January at 7:30 PM and Sunday, 29th January at 1:30 PM
only on CNN-News18

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