Headline News from PaymentsNews.com – July 10, 2017

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  • Finance Chiefs Want You to Use Plastic, Not Paper – Wall Street Journal (Paywall) – “Companies are giving more of their employees corporate credit cards as they seek easier expense tracking and savings from suppliers.”
  • Now pay taxes, apply for PAN via CBDT mobile app – LiveMint – “The app is in the series of actions taken by the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) to provide better taxpayer services and reduce grievances. The new initiative is a step by the I-T department to directly communicate with the taxpayers on a range of multiple informative and useful tax services aimed at providing tax information at their fingertips.”
  • Ripple’s XRP: Giving the Third-Largest Cryptocurrency a Second Look – Coindesk – “Among investors, Ripple is one the most divisive cryptocurrencies around – it’s either loved or despised, both with equal passion. Even more than ethereum, I believe, it’s misunderstood because it’s so different from bitcoin. But, being number three in market cap (actually number two, but more on that later), I can’t really avoid writing about it.”



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