Merchant Navy Union to challenge adverse tax judgment

Date: 2020-08-23

Bhartiya Navik Sena Union (BNSU), a merchant navy association, is looking to challenge an income tax department judgment around taxing seafarers or merchant navy personnel in court.

This comes after the Kolkata Income Tax Tribunal in a case ruled that merchant navy personnel are liable to pay income tax in India.

Following the judgment the income tax department has begun slapping notices on merchant navy personnel, asking them to pay taxes on income earned from working on e ..

Gujarat's first marine institute to be operational from Aug: GMB

AHMEDABAD: Gujarat's maiden Maritime Training Institute, supported by the state's port regulator Gujarat Maritime Board (GMB), will become operational from August this year, a top official said.

"The first batch of 40 students will be joining the institute in August this year. The institute has been created with a view to meet the requirement of marine engineers," GMB Chief Nautical Officer S C Mathur said.

A marine engineer is in-charge of operations and maintenance of all ..