India minister vows to improve company tax regime

New Delhi

INDIAN Finance Minister Arun Jaitley struck a conciliatory tone towards investors on Friday, promising to tax corporate profits at competitive rates and saying the government would do all in its power to implement a new national sales tax on time.

Foreign portfolio investors have complained about surprise tax claims and, during a news conference to mark Prime Minister Narendra Modi's first year in power, Mr Jaitley said that a judicial resolution was in the works.

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