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Deduction U/s 35AC available only up to previous year ending 31-03-2017

Section 35AC of the Income Tax Act, as amended by the Finance Act, 2016, provides that no deduction under this section shall be allowed in respect of any assessment year commencing on or after 1st April, 2018. Accordingly, the benefit of deduction under section 35AC of the I.T. Act is available only up to previous year ending 31-03-2017 (...

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Govt. Plan to phase out deductions under Income-tax Act, 1961

Just 3 days to Join GST Online Certification Course by GST Professionals & TaxGuru.in – Batch II Press Information Bureau Government of India Ministry of Finance 26-November-2015 09:44 IST Date for sending comments by the stakeholders and general public regarding phasing-out plan of deductions under the Income-tax Act extended till ...

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CBDT makes Claiming of medical expenditure for tax purposes easy

ne of the pillars of the of the taxation proposals included in the Finance Minister’s budget speech for 2015-16 was extension of benefits to the middle class. In this process the Finance Minister announced extension of certain benefits in respect of medical treatment under section 80DDB. This section allows a deduction for expenditure i...

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Section 80E -Tax Concession on Education Loan

Section 80E of the Income Tax Act, 1961 provides for a deduction to an assessee (being an individual), out of his income chargeable to tax, on account of any amount paid by him in the previous year by way of interest on loan taken by him from any financial institution or any approved charitable institution for the purpose of pursing his h...

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RGESS – Period, Income Limit Liberalised, Allowed to Invest in MF

Just 3 days to Join GST Online Certification Course by GST Professionals & TaxGuru.in – Batch II  Expanding the scope of deduction and its eligibility u/s. 80CCG The existing provisions of section 80CCG, inter-alia, provide that a resident individual who has acquired listed equity shares in accordance with the scheme notified by th...

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LIC Jeevan Sugam – New Single premium plan

LIC’s Jeevan Sugam is a non-linked single premium plan wherein the risk cover is a multiple of premium paid by you. On maturity this plan offers a Maturity Sum Assured chosen by you....

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Banks suggest reintroduction of deduction u/s. 80CCF & increase in 194A TDS limit

Interest amount for the purpose of TDS be increased from Rs. 10,000/- to Rs. 25,000/- on fixed term deposits with banks, tax exemption of Rs. 20,000/- under section 80CCF for investing in Infrastructure Tax Free Bonds be reintroduced, bringing more transparency in gold and real estate transactions at par with equity transactions, to bring...

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Rajiv Gandhi equity scheme to be launched by August 15

Finance Ministry is likely to launch the Rajiv Gandhi Equity Scheme, which is aimed at boosting retail investments in the capital market, by August 15. Officials from the Department of Economic Affairs (DEA) would meet counterparts in market regulator Sebi next week to finalise the details of the scheme, a senior finance ministry official...

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S. 80HHC Amendment cannot be from retrospective date

Avani Export & Others Vs Commissioner of Income Tax Rajkot & ORS. (Gujarat High Court at Ahmedabad)

In the present case, according to the Finance Minister presenting the Bill, a valid piece of legislation has been wrongly interpreted by the Tribunal. We have already pointed out that according to the existing law, if a valid piece of legislation is wrongly interpreted by the Tribunal, the aggrieved party should move higher judicial forum...

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Rajiv Gandhi equity scheme -Lock in period may be reduced to 1 year

Former Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee, in the Budget for 2012-13, had announced introduction of the Rajiv Gandhi equity scheme under which 50% tax deduction would be provided to retail investors with annual income less than Rs 10 lakh. Under the proposed scheme, the investors would be allowed to invest up to Rs 50,000 in a year with a ...

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