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It was Punjab finance minister Manpreet Badal who had mooted the idea that Punjab’s MLAs — 81% of whom are millionaires — pay income tax on their salaries.(Sanjeev Sharma/HT Photo)

Punjab tweaks bill, govt to bear Rs 17 lakh tax liability on CM’s perks

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Sukhdeep Kaur
UPDATED ON AUG 07, 2019 01:38 PM IST
After chief minister Captain Amarinder Singh endorsed it, the Punjab assembly had in the last budget session passed the amendment to make ministers and leader of Opposition, who holds a cabinet rank, bear their own income tax liability.
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