"February, 2011" Archive

Personal Taxation & Income Tax Calculator for AY 2012-13

The Impact of Budget in Personal Taxation :- The Finance Minister in the Budget-2011 implemented some new benefits and also levied a new exemption limit where for Individuals Male Categories which increased to Rs 1.8 lakh from Rs 1.6 lakh and for Senior citizen Tax slabs increased to Rs 2.5 lakh from Rs.2.4 lakh and has also reduced the ...

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Some Important changes in Income Tax after Budget 2011-12

Rates of Income Tax : in the case of every individual or Hindu undivided family or every association of persons or body of individuals, whether incorporated or not, or every artificial juridical person referred to in sub-clause (vii) of clause (31) of section 2 of the Income-tax Act ...

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Budget 2011-12 – Exemption to notified Infrastructure Debt Fund

Section 10 of the Income-tax Act excludes certain incomes from the ambit of total income. It is proposed to amend section 10 of the Income-tax Act so as to provide enabling power to the Central Government to notify any infrastructure debt fund which is set up in accordance with the prescribed guidelines. Once notified, the income of such ...

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Company Law – Section 641 of the Companies Act, 1956 – Schedules, forms and rules – Power to alter Schedules – Replacement of existing Schedule VI by new Schedule VI with effect from 1-4-2011

Notification No. S.O. 447(E) (28/02/2011)

Whereas the Central Government in consultation with the National Advisory Committee on Accounting Standards framed the Companies (Accounting Standards), Rules, 2006 vide G.S.R. No. 739(E), dated the 7th December, 2006 and was subsequently amended vide notification numbering (i) G.S.R. 212(E), dated the 27th March, 2008 (ii) G.S.R. 225(E),...

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Budget 2011-12 – Exemption of specified income of notified body or authority or trust or board or commission

It is proposed to insert a new clause in section 10 of the Income-tax Act to provide exemption from income-tax to any specified income of a body, authority, board, trust or commission which is set up or constituted by a Central, State or Provincial Act or constituted by the Central Government or a State Government with the object of regul...

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Budget Amendments on Tax Front Applicable for A.Y. 2012-13

Exemption limit for the general category of individual taxpayers enhanced from 1,60,000 to and 1, 80,000 giving uniform tax relief of 2,060. Exemption limit enhanced and qualifying age reduced for senior citizens from 65 years to 60 years. From Rs. 2,40,000 to Rs. 2,50,000/-...

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Lawyers can't refuse to defend accused – SC

The Supreme Court has ruled lawyers or their associations cannot refuse to appear for accused whether they are terrorist, rapists, murderers or any others as such refusal would be a violation of the Constitution, Bar Council norms and tenets of the Bhagavad Gita....

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Budget 2011-12- Quick Highlights

Section 282 in respect of Document Identification number has been omitted. Section 194LA had been introduced which deals with TDS of FIIs investment in Infrastructure debt fund @ 5%. In section 115-0, the benefit of DDT exemption to SEZ developer & SEZ units has been omitted. Now they have to pay DDT on their declared dividends....

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Union Budget 2011-12- Income Tax Proposals-Preliminary Highlights

Increase in basic exemption limit. (a) General basic exemption limit to be increased from Rs.1,60,000 to Rs.1,80,000 . The exemption limit for women assessees to be retained at Rs.1,90,000. (b) Basic exemption limit for senior citizens to be increased from Rs.2,40,000 to Rs.2,50,000...

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Budget 2011-12 – Exemption of certain perquisites of Chairmen and Members of Union Public Service Commission

Currently, specified perquisites of the Chief Election Commissioner or Election Commissioner and the judges of the Supreme Court are exempt from taxation consequent to the enabling provisions in the respective Acts governing their service conditions. It is proposed to amend section 10 to extend similar benefit of exemption in respect of s...

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