Arun Jaitley announces EPF tax proposal no more

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New Delhi : • Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has announced roll back of EPF tax proposal he had announced during budget speech last week.

• The announcement came after PM Modi asked Jaitley to reconsider the Budgetary proposal.

• As per proposal tax on 60 percent amount of Employees Provident Fund withdrawal was to be imposed.

• Notably, Jaitley has clarified his stand with the statement over intentions to prevail pension filled environment in the nation.

• He had also clarified that this is in favour of small and medium taxpayers.

• Opposition and trade leaders had come upfront against the proposal and were demanding a roll back.