Fiscal Year vs Financial Year
The terms Fiscal Year and Financial Year are synonymous, i.e. meaning the same thing. They are a period that governments use for accounting and budget purposes. However, they are also the duration on which tax...
PAN vs TAN vs TIN
A PAN number is a number for anyone who pays income taxes or has financial transactions. TAN is required for any organization that deducts or collects tax at source. A TIN number is required by any dealer or...
Sales Tax vs Value Added Tax (VAT)
Both Sales Tax and VAT are consumer taxes, which means that they have to be paid whenever one purchases a product that is meant to be consumed or used. However, sales tax is a type of direct tax, while VAT is...