To keep the economic wheel rolling, all eyes are now set on the government’s Union Budget for 2022-23. Policies, incentives and taxations announced during the budget session play a crucial role in the upliftment of sectors and in elevating their development. As the Indian economy deals with the ramifications of the pandemic and other external factors, necessary government measures can provide the much-needed respite.

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Pre-budget expectations

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  • Healthcare Sector
  • Consumer & Retail Sector
  • Pharmaceutical sector

Pre-budget expectation survey reports

Automotive sector

To gauge the market sentiments and better understand the expectations from Union Budget 2022, Grant Thornton Bharat conducted a pre-budget survey for auto sector.

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Banking, Financial Services & Insurance Sector

Detailed insights from the pre-budget expectation survey conducted for the BFSI sector

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Consumer and Retail sector

To gauge the market sentiments and better understand the expectations from Union Budget 2022, Grant Thornton Bharat conducted a pre-budget consumer and retail sector survey.

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Healthcare Sector

To gauge the market sentiments and better understand the expectations from Union Budget 2022, Grant Thornton Bharat conducted a survey for healthcare sector.

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Pharmaceutical sector

To gauge the market sentiments and better understand the expectations from Union Budget 2022, Grant Thornton Bharat conducted a survey for pharma sector.

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Real Estate and Infrastructure sector

To gauge the market sentiments and better understand the expectations from Union Budget 2022, Grant Thornton Bharat conducted a pre-budget survey for Real Estate and Infrastructure sector.

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Technology and start up sector

To understand the expectations from Union Budget 2022, Grant Thornton Bharat presents a pre-Budget survey report for the Technology and Start-up sector.

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In the media

Budget 2022: From cut in home loan interest rates to rise of health insurance premiums, here’s common man’s wishlist

24 Jan 2022 | Firstpost Union Budget 2022-23: Apart from ELSS, debt and hybrid funds can also be included for deduction under section 80C to encourage investors to invest in diversified funds

Bulking up IFSC: A wide-ranging expansion of its remit expected in Budget

24 Jan 2022 | Business standard FY23 will be aimed at making IFSC the centre to use rupee as a freely convertible currency

A populist Budget with rural slant: What could be in Budget 2022?

24 Jan 2022 | Economictimes It won’t be surprising if Sitharaman takes a leaf out of Jaitley’s book.

Budget 2022: Key expectations of Banking & Financial services industry

23 Jan 2022 | ET CFO.com Creating a level playing field for foreign banks in India, creating a market for Pass Through Certificates and re-looking at the definition of priority sectors are some of the top expectations, writes Vivek Iyer.

Increase regulatory focus on cryptocurrency: Pre-Budget expectations survey

23 Jan 2022 | Business standard A pre-Budget expectations survey on Saturday showed a growing demand for increasing regulatory focus on the cryptocurrency sector.

Why is Clarity on Input Tax Credit and Implementation of National Retail Policy Needed to Strengthen Consumer-Retail Ecosystem

22 Jan 2022 | Indianretailer.com With regards to Aatmanirbhar Bharat and to promote growth in domestic manufacturing, 41 percent of the respondents wish for rationalisation of basic customs duties on certain imports, after taking into consideration the FTA benefits

Budget 2022: What to expect from govt on REITs, InvITs and AIFs

21 Jan 2022 | Businesstoday REITs are gaining momentum as they offer a chance to invest in the real estate market without onloading a significant amount of risk and typing up large portions of an investor's capital. InvITs are similar to REITs in that they are also an accumulation of investor funds.

Budget 2022: What the insurance sector expects from govt

21 Jan 2022 | Businesstoday The insurance industry is a key pillar of the financial services sector and is counting on measures taken by the government in this budget to boost their business.

Budget 2022: MSME sector expect credit impetus, infra push

20 Jan 2022 | Business Today It is expected that the budget will offer great impetus to credit, market as well as infrastructure promotion and development related initiatives, both innovative as well as otherwise.

Budget 2022: Govt should clarify taxability of cryptocurrencies

20 Jan 2022 | Business Today While regulating cryptocurrencies will provide a legal framework, it is expected that the upcoming budget clarifies taxability of cryptocurrencies and provide certainty and guidance to crypto investors prior to investing in such currencies.

Union Budget 2022: ESOP taxation; on Real(ised) income, not on No(tional) income

19 Jan 2022 | Businesstoday In order to address the cashflow issue faced by the employees, it may be better to shift the tax incidence to the time of sale only instead of two stages as at present - perquisite taxation and capital gains taxation.

Union Budget 2022: Wishlist of individual taxpayers

19 Jan 2022 | Businesstoday While the ongoing pandemic has put pressure on the government, these measures may be considered on the personal tax front to provide some relief to the individual taxpayers.

Auto sector needs long-term strategy outline, GST reduction for 2-wheeler EV segment

18 Jan 2022 | Moneycontrol An increased outlay and incentivisation towards the renewable sources will also provide an impetus to the e-mobility ecosystem, experts point out.

Budget 2022: Will capital gains tax be rationalized across asset classes?

18 Jan 2022 | Moneycontrol The capital gains tax rates differ even within the same asset class. Some tax experts, for long, have demanded a more rational way of deciding the tenure for which the investments must be held

Budget must roll out national policy for retail, ease up GST processes for sector: Grant Thornton Bharat exec

17 Jan 2022 | Moneycontrol Expectations come in the wake of the last year’s budget making input tax eligibility conditions more stringent, bumping up outlays for healthcare and capex, and sharpening Make in India focus

Budget 2022: Ease of doing business and building trust between industry and govt should be the focus, says tax expert

13 Jan 2022 | ET CFO.com The tax expert Vikas Vasal, Global Leader-Tax, Grant Thornton to ETCFO. Shared that the government should look into the revenue neutral suggestions which are being made in terms of easing the compliance burden because that will bring down the administrative burden, compliance costs as well as litigation.

Budget expectations: Insurance sector seeks additional deductions and lower GST

13 Jan 2022 | Businesstoday As the Budget day approaches on February 1, 2022, here are some of the pre-Budget expectations from the leading voices of the insurance sector.

Real estate may see increased capital outlay, FDI inflow and tax relaxations, say experts

7 Jan 2022 | Moneycontrol However, some experts believe the upcoming Budget is expected to focus on providing a push to both affordable and rental housing as well as strengthen the existing financing system to provide liquidity to stuck real estate projects.

Increase public healthcare expenditure to 3% of GDP | Bhanu Prakash, Partner

7 Jan 2022 | Moneycontrol In the previous year's Budget, healthcare sector came up as a major winner. Giving top priority to health and well-being, the government increased the allocation to the sector by a whooping 137 percent to Rs 2.23 lakh crore.

Infrastructure spending key to economic recovery, says Grant Thornton Bharat's Padma Priya J

4 Jan 2022 | Moneycontrol The need to accelerate economic growth would drive the government to increase the capital outlays especially in the infrastructure sector as this sector is an engine for economic growth.

Decode Budget 2022 with Grant Thornton Bharat

  • Impact on Technology & Start-Ups SectorImpact on Technology & Start-Ups Sector
    02 February 2022 | 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. The future is technology, and it is imperative to understand how the government plans to shape opportunities for the sector. Watch our experts decode the implications of the Budget announcements for IT, ITES & Start-Up industry.
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  • Impact on BFSI IndustryImpact on BFSI Industry
    02 February 2022 | 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. How Budget 2022 will shape the future of the BFSI sector? Catch our industry experts analyse the impact of Budget announcements on this sector.
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  • In Focus: Consumer, E-Commerce, and RetailIn Focus: Consumer, E-Commerce, and Retail
    02 February 2022 | 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Incentives for MSMEs, promotion of Atmanirbhar Bharat initiative, clarity on GST, amendment in income tax policy, etc. How will the Budget dictate multiple facets of Consumer, E-Commerce, and Retail sector? Join our sector focused Budget session to get insights.
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  • In Focus: Automotive & Manufacturing SectorIn Focus: Automotive & Manufacturing Sector
    02 February 2022 | 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. With investments in EVs and PLI stimulus, the Automotive industry is on a roll. Will government announce more incentives to boost the sector? Watch our speakers decode dynamic aspects of the Budget announcements for this industry.
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  • Sector in Spotlight - Healthcare & PharmaSector in Spotlight - Healthcare & Pharma
    03 February 2022 | 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. While the Healthcare & Pharma sector played an indispensable role in our nation’s fight against COVID, the pandemic also highlighted major gaps in current infrastructure and resources. How will the Budget contribute to fixing such gaps? Join our webinar to get expert insights on key Budget announcements.
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  • In Focus: Real Estate & InfrastructureIn Focus: Real Estate & Infrastructure
    03 February 2022 | 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. On the road to revival, the Real Estate & Infrastructure Sector is optimistic about support from the government. What does Budget 2022 have in store for this sector? Join our industry experts as they decode key implications.
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