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Gujarat High Court upheld the validity of Entry Tax to be paid by aggregator (like Flipkart, Amazon etc) in the state of Gujrat

Entry tax is required to be paid in most of the states in India on entry of goods into the state for use, consumption or sale there of. Supreme court has also held that levy of entry tax by the state is constitutionally valid on 11.11.2016 by its nine Judge bench in the case of Jindal Steel Ltd Vs State of Haryana....

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Tax Comparison between GST and Existing tax Scenario

All of us know that Govt is planning to introduce GST (Goods and Service Tax) in India which will subsume a number of existing state level taxes (i.e VAT, CST, Entertainment tax, Entry tax, Purchase Tax and Luxury tax) and central level taxes (i.e Excise Duty, Custom Duty and service tax)....

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Financial year wise Interest Calculator on FDs (Fixed Deposits)

Online interest calculators are available but none of them provide interest on financial year wise. They generally provide interest for the whole period of investment or interest break up for the different years which does not coincide with financial year (or previous year) applicable for the purpose of Income Tax return filing....

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Income tax calculator for FY 2006-07 to FY 2016-17

CA Srikant Agarwal Please find attached the Excel file containing Income Tax calculator as modified by Finance Bill 2016 presented on 29th February 2016. The above Income Tax calculator contains the rate of tax for last 20 financial year (i.e Financial year 1997-98 to 2016-17) and income tax calculator for last 10 years (i.e Financial [&h...

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HRA vs Rent Free accommodation- Comparison & Calculator

For salaried people most of the companies provide House Rent Allowances (HRA) and many companies also provide the facility of Rent free accommodation. Many companies provide the facility of House Rent Allowance (HRA) and in case the employee opt for rent free accommodation facility then HRA is not allowed....

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Tax on medical reimbursement received & expenses paid

All of us in our day to day life are incurring medical expenses either for ourself or for the dependent family members like spouse, children, parents, brothers and sisters. In this article we are going to talk about the funding of these medical expenses and income tax treatment of these expenses and reimbursements thereof (if any)....

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Spell Check in Excel –How to Use it?

Excel is one of the common application used in our day to day office life and business like word, Power point, outlook etc. In the case of word or Power point any spell mistake is visible with a red underline below the word that is misspelled. However in the case of Excel we mainly deals with figures and such kind of misspelled word are n...

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VAT, Luxury Tax & Service Tax on Hotel & Restaurant industry

All of us use the services of Hotels and restaurant for stay, meetings, party, get together etc. It is generally been observed that the ultimate payment made by us is much higher than the prices mentioned on the menu list or tariff charts. The difference arises because of 4 major heads:...

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Reimbursement of expenses from Service / Income tax perspective

Whenever we are appointing any professional (be it chartered accountant, lawyers, consultant etc) then in addition to payment of fees we also reimburse them expenses (like travel ticket cost, hotel bills, local conveyance etc) that has been incurred by them in the course of providing services. ...

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Value At Risk (VaR): Methodology for Measuring Financial Risk

In everyday life all of us are taking some amount of risk. Similarly a business also contains risk. Risk is the unexpected variability of asset prices and / or earnings. So risk is basically volatility and not necessarily loss. There are major two sources of risk 1) Business Risk 2) Financial Risk ...

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