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Rationalise entertainment tax structure: Thomas Cook


Welcoming NDA government’s pro-tourism policy, Thomas Cook (India), which organises inbound and outbound tour packages, has pitched in for rationalising the entertainment tax to make India a more viable destination for travellers.

“Tax rationalisation and uniformity across state lines will play a vital role in creating an attractive value proposition for product Destination India,” company’s Managing Director Madhavan Menon said here.

“We need to reduce the entertainment tax to make our hotels attractive. If you want to spur economic growth, there should be more efficient ways to tax people,” he said.

Full report here Business Standard


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