Inc42's Budget 2022 Guide_1

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Decoding The Impact On India's Startup Economy


Key Takeaways Startup tax holiday scheme extended to startups incorporated till March 2023

30% tax on income from virtual digital assets

LTCG tax on all equity investments capped at 15%

Ease of doing business 2.0 introduced

India to get a digital rupee in 2022-23

Digital University for online higher education


Startup Tax Holiday Gets Extension Startup tax holiday scheme extended to startups incorporated till March 2023 Extension of concessional tax regime for new manufacturing companies


Long-Term Capital Gains Capped LTCG Surcharge on all equity investments capped at 15% Income surcharge on companies in a consortium capped at 15% Long Term Capital Gains Comparison Before Budget 2022

After Budget 2022

Tax Rate

20%

20%

Maximum Surcharge

37%

15%

Cess

4%

4%

Effective Tax Rate

28.50%

23.92%

Credits: Siddarth Pai


Ease Of Doing Business 2.0

Expanding “Parivesh” single window portal for green clearances

2020

0

50

63

Standardisation and removal of overlapping compliances

2014

100

142

'One Nation, One Registration' regime for incorporation

Improved Ranking Of India In Ease Of Doing Business

150 India’s Bank


Crypto Ecosystem In Tax Net 30% tax on income from virtual digital assets 1% TDS on crypto transactions over a certain threshold


India To Get A Digital Rupee Digital Rupee using blockchain and other technologies proposed To be issued by the Reserve Bank of India starting 2022-2023


Skill Development Comes Into Focus A new DESH-Stack for skilling, reskilling and upskillling needs 750 science and mathematics virtual labs 75 skilling labs for simulated learning environments Updating National Skill Qualification Framework (NSQF)


Edtech Digital University & eVIDYA Expansion

eVIDYA language support to be broadened Training and support for digital teachers

2021-22 RE

39553

eVIDYA to be expanded to 200 TV channels

National Education Mission (In Crore)

30796

Digital University for online higher education

2022-23 BE


Agritech Startups Get Big Push Public-private partnerships potential for startups for agritech push NABARD-led funds for agritech startups and rural enterprises Push for drone and farming-as-a-service


Skies Cleared For Drone Startups Supporting drone-based applications for agriculture Drone Shakti scheme to encourage varied applications for UAVs


MSMEs Get Platform Boost Interlinking of MSME portals to offer government, business services Emergency Credit Line Guarantee Scheme extended to 2023 MSME guaranteed cover extended by INR 50,000 Cr


Digital Banking, Payments Get A Push Inclusion of post office banks under the core banking umbrella 75 digital banking units to be set up by scheduled commercial banks Renewing INR 1,500 Cr allocation to boost digital payments


EV Battery Swapping Comes Into Focus Battery swapping policy proposed for interoperability Push for battery/energy-as-a-service


Defence Sector Opened Up For Startups Defence R&D opened up for startups DRDO-led private public partnerships for design and development


5G Launch Imminent 5G spectrum auction in 2022 5G services to be rolled out in 2022-23


PM GatiShakti: UPI Moment For Transport Tech? Target of 25,000 Km National Highways in 2022-23 Revamped Unified Logistics Interface Platform Open source mobility stack Integration of postal and railway network 400 energy efficient Vande Bharat trains Multimodal connectivity for urban transport and transit stations


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