September 01, 2019 7:15 pm
This is not a new measure. In 2016, India and Switzerland had signed an information-sharing deal on bank accounts, which was to come into effect from September 2019.
August 31, 2019 7:57 pm
Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT, which frames policy for the Income Tax Department, said that this is a significant step in the government's fight against black money and the era of "Swiss bank secrecy" will finally be over from September.
July 10, 2019 3:14 pm
Pointing to volume, Swiss office says several dispatches may be needed. According to the two Swiss agencies, India is among 73 countries with whom information on bank accounts will be shared this year — AEOIs were implemented with 36 countries last year.
November 21, 2018 10:23 pm
The case relates to a mortgage taken out by Rose Capital Ventures, one of Mallya's companies, with the 62-year-old businessman, his mother Lalitha and son Sidhartha, listed as having the right of occupancy on the property.
June 28, 2018 11:36 pm
On Supreme Court's direction, the government had constituted a Special Investigation Team (SIT) to probe cases of alleged black money of Indians, including funds stashed abroad in places like Switzerland.
October 18, 2017 12:31 pm
The state of NRW has for years irritated Switzerland by buying data as part of a crackdown on Germans stashing cash in secret accounts to avoid paying tax. The state has spent 17.9 million euros since 2010 on data that has helped it recover nearly 7 billion in tax revenue.
June 16, 2017 5:38 pm
The Swiss Federal Council said that the implementation of the information exchange is planned for 2018 and that the first set of data exchange would happen in 2019
May 16, 2015 2:54 am
"We will have a black money discussion (with finance minister Arun Jaitley) to solve and clarify (the issue)," said Swiss economic affairs minister.
October 29, 2014 10:25 am
The apex court also said that it is open for a CBI investigation into cases of tainted money.
October 16, 2014 1:02 am