The rapid spread of digitalization has driven considerable changes in the way businesses operate. This has led to the emergence of new business models and to the substantial transformation of old ones.These changes have placed pressure on the basic concepts underlying the existing international tax rules, which were created almost a century ago.First, the flashback!The 2015 Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (BEPS) package produced a substantial renovation of the international tax rules, underpinned by the principle that the location of taxable profits should be aligned with the location where economic activities and value creation take place. The question however remained on whether the package adequately addressed the broader tax challenges regarding nexus, data and characterization raised by the digitalisation of the economy. These challenges go beyond the issue of how to put an end to BEPS, and chiefly relate to the question of how taxing rights on income generated from cross-border … [Read more...] about India’s Digital Tax is a Riddle with No Clear Answer
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marketing no longer provide the same stimulus to such an audience base.In the fourth episode of the ET Catalyse, Divya Dixit - SVP Marketing, Analytics and Direct Revenue, ALTAltBalaji; Ankur Ogra - Director,Marketing at Grofers Ankur Ogra; Navin Shenoy - Head Marketing, Youth, Music and English Entertainment, Viacom18 and Angad Bhatia - COO, Indiatimes Lifestyle Network, Times Internet sit down with show host and ET Digital Editor- Deepak Ajwani, to brainstorm new ways of appealing to people younger than 35.Shedding light on the ingenuous diversity of this audience and the subtle nuances that separate the millennials from the Gen Z, Navin Shenoy observed- “Millennials have lived through the transition of offline and online ... while the Gen Z was born as a digital-first generation. Millennials are single career-focused and appreciate stability, while Gen Z feel life is too short to live on one track. Earlier, owing to the gap in media penetration, content would trickle down with … [Read more...] about Cracking the code for marketing to millennials and Gen-Z
Finland-based energy utility Fortum is busy expanding operations in India across the renewable energy and electric vehicles space. In an exclusive interview with ETEnergyworld, Fortum India Managing Director Sanjay Aggawal says the regulatory regime for renewables has improved but solar tariffs may go up as quickly as they had dropped and shares the company's growth plans. Edited excerpts.. Fortum is a key player in the solar space where the industry had been complaining of uncertainty regarding duties. With the recent announcements on safeguard duty and Anti-Dumping Duty, do you think the environment is now improved?While there is certainty with respect to safeguard duty, there is still some bit of uncertainty regarding time frame of compensation and how the duty will be compensated, whether it would be compensated lump sum or through tariff hike.The government claims India has emerged as a success story of tariff reduction in renewable energy. Do you agree with that analysis?The … [Read more...] about Solar tariffs can rise as quickly as they dropped: Sanjay Aggarwal, Fortum India
The app can also work offline and does not require an active internet connection, he said. These teachers were given the mission of helping and training parents of children with smartphones, in their respective schools, to download the app and use it till July 30, he added. … [Read more...] about ‘Google Bolo’ to help 10 million UP school kids improve pronunciations
Sanjay MehtaWould you have ever imagined how voice and speech recognition technology would become an important part of our lives as they’re now? Ever thought that you would be speaking to a device which understands your command and reciprocates to it? Around a decade ago, all what we knew about voice calls and assistants were that the former were your normal telephone calls and the latter helped doctors, corporate executives, etc. And yet today, thanks to the leaps that technology has taken, what seemed to be science fiction then, has become a reality today. The transition from feature phones to smart phones have had us glued to the screens and opened many avenues in the technological spectrum. And now with voice taking centre stage, we are embarking on to a new level of innovation here. Google released a report saying that Hindi is second most common language for its Google Assistant after English. It seems like Indians love to talk more than they like to write or read!Read … [Read more...] about Will rural India jump the digital divide with Voice Tech?