Budget 2018

Contributions to National Pension System (NPS) u/s 80CCD(1B)

Income Tax - As the Financial Year 2017-18 is nearing completion, individual tax payers are having hardly one month time to save tax. For individual assessees whose Rs.1.5 lakh savings limit as available u/s 80C, 80CCC and 80CCD(1) are exhausted the only option left is contribution to NPS....

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Is Levying Tax on Deemed Dividend u/s 2(22)(e), Results in Double Taxation??

Income Tax - The Finance Bill 2018, has proposed to cover deemed dividend u/s 2(22)(e) of Income Tax Act, also for levy of dividend distribution tax @ 30%, u/s 115-O of Income Tax Act, in the hands of a closely held company paying such deemed dividends. Apprehensions have been raised in some quarters as to whether the proposed amendment will result in...

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How LTCG tax will affect mutual funds

Income Tax - The Union Budget of 2018-19 has changed the tax treatment of all equity and equity-oriented mutual funds. This change was by way of a 10% tax imposed on any long-term capital gain (LTCG) exceeding Rs 1 lakh a year. Equity mutual funds were exempt from the LTCG tax earlier. Hence, this change has been viewed by investors with some worry....

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Contradiction in Intention and Implementation After Amendments in section 11 of income tax act, 1961

Income Tax - This article brings out the contradiction over the intention and implementation of amendment in section 11 so as to bring the disallowances u/s 40A(3) and section 40(a)(ia) in computation of income of the Trusts or other institutions claiming exemption u/s 11...

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Clarity on Mediclaim vs Medical Reimbursements

Income Tax - As we all are aware that Finance Act, 2018 brought major amendment in the field of Medical Reimbursement Allowance and Mediclaim. Since these both the amendments are enforce together in India, there are some confusion which many of the clients and other professional colleagues are carrying after they heard the budget 2018 and the confusio...

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ICAI submits 26 Post Budget suggestions related to Income Tax

Income Tax - POST-BUDGET MEMORANDUM – 2018 1. INTRODUCTION 1.0 The Council of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India considers it a privilege to submit this Post-Budget Memorandum to the Government. 1.1 In this memorandum, we have suggested certain amendments to the proposals contained in the Finance Bill, 2018 which would help the Governme...

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All about Budget Session 2018 of Parliament; Concluded on 6th April, 2018

Income Tax - Budget Session 2018 of Parliament concludes The Budget Session, 2018 of Parliament which commenced on Monday, 29th January, 2018 has been adjourned sine die today i.e. Friday, the 6th April, 2018. In between both parts of the session, both Houses also adjourned for recess for a period of 23 days on Friday, the 9th February, […]...

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Standard deduction available on pension from former employer: CBDT

Income Tax - The Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) has clarified that the pension received by a taxpayer from his former employer is taxable under the head Salaries. The Finance Act, 2018 has amended Section 16 of the Income–tax Act, 1961...

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CBEC renamed central board of indirect taxes and customs (CBIC)

Income Tax - With the enactment of the Finance Act, 2018, CBEC is renamed as the Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (CBIC). The change was necessitated due to enactment of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) which has consolidated the multiple Indirect Taxes into one tax....

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Lok Sabha passes Finance Bill 2018 with amendments (Download Bill)

Income Tax - The Lok Sabha on March 14, 2018  passed the Finance Bill 2018 after the Finance Minister Arun Jaitley moved as many as 21 amendments. Finance Bill 2018 as passed by Lok Sabha has introduced some changes in the provisions originally proposed in the Lok Sabha on February 1, 2018. The relevant appropriation Bills moved by Jaitley […...

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Govt. notifies applicability of provisions of Part VI, X & XI of Chapter VIII of Finance Act, 2018

Notification No. S.O. 1314(E) - (08/03/2019) - In exercise of the powers conferred by sections 146, 178 and 191 of the Finance Act, 2018 (13 of 2018), the Central Government hereby appoints the 08th day of March, 2019, as the date on which the provisions of Part VI, Part X and Part XI of Chapter VIII of the said Act shall come into force....

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Explanatory Notes to Provisions of Finance Act, 2018

Circular No. 8/2018-Income Tax - (26/12/2018) - CBDT releases Explanatory Notes to Provisions of Finance Act, 2018 vide Circular No. 8/2018 dated 26th of December, 2018 and explained changes made vide union budget 2018. Text of the Circular is as follows:-...

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CBDT withdraws Transport allowance of Rs. 1,600 pm

Notification No. 17/2018-Income Tax [S.O. 1517(E)] - (06/04/2018) - CBDT has omitted provision related to exemption of transport allowance of Rs. 1,600 per month granted to an employee other than an employee, who is blind or deaf and dumb or orthopaedically handicapped with disability of lower extremities, to meet his expenditure for the purpose of commuting between...

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24 FAQs on Taxation of Long Term Capital Gain on Shares

F.No. 370149/20/2018-TPL - (04/02/2018) - Since the introduction of the Finance Bill, 2018 on 1st February, 2018, several queries have been raised in different fora on various issues relating to the proposed new tax regime for taxation of long-term capital gains. The responses to these queries are provided below....

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Seeks to exempt 10% ethanol blended petrol from additional duty of excise

Notification No. 12/2018-Central Excise [G.S.R. 138 (E)] - (02/02/2018) - Notification No. 12/2018-Central Excise Seeks to exempt 10% ethanol blended petrol from additional duty of excise (road and infrastructure cess) levied under clause 110 of Finance Bill 2018...

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Recent Posts in "Budget 2018"

Contributions to National Pension System (NPS) u/s 80CCD(1B)

As the Financial Year 2017-18 is nearing completion, individual tax payers are having hardly one month time to save tax. For individual assessees whose Rs.1.5 lakh savings limit as available u/s 80C, 80CCC and 80CCD(1) are exhausted the only option left is contribution to NPS....

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Is Levying Tax on Deemed Dividend u/s 2(22)(e), Results in Double Taxation??

The Finance Bill 2018, has proposed to cover deemed dividend u/s 2(22)(e) of Income Tax Act, also for levy of dividend distribution tax @ 30%, u/s 115-O of Income Tax Act, in the hands of a closely held company paying such deemed dividends. Apprehensions have been raised in some quarters as to whether the proposed amendment will result in...

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How LTCG tax will affect mutual funds

The Union Budget of 2018-19 has changed the tax treatment of all equity and equity-oriented mutual funds. This change was by way of a 10% tax imposed on any long-term capital gain (LTCG) exceeding Rs 1 lakh a year. Equity mutual funds were exempt from the LTCG tax earlier. Hence, this change has been viewed by investors with some worry....

Read More
Posted Under: Excise Duty |

Contradiction in Intention and Implementation After Amendments in section 11 of income tax act, 1961

This article brings out the contradiction over the intention and implementation of amendment in section 11 so as to bring the disallowances u/s 40A(3) and section 40(a)(ia) in computation of income of the Trusts or other institutions claiming exemption u/s 11...

Read More
Posted Under: Excise Duty |

Clarity on Mediclaim vs Medical Reimbursements

As we all are aware that Finance Act, 2018 brought major amendment in the field of Medical Reimbursement Allowance and Mediclaim. Since these both the amendments are enforce together in India, there are some confusion which many of the clients and other professional colleagues are carrying after they heard the budget 2018 and the confusio...

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29 Budget Glossary You must know

Union Budget is the most comprehensive report of the Government's finances in which revenues from all sources and outlays for all activities are consolidated. The Budget also contains estimates of the Government's accounts for the next fiscal year called Budgeted Estimates....

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Refreshing the Amendments made through Finance Act 2018

Certain major amendments were made in Income Tax provisions through Finance Act 2018.This write-up is just to highlight amendments in brief mainly applicable from A.Y 2019-20....

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Govt. notifies applicability of provisions of Part VI, X & XI of Chapter VIII of Finance Act, 2018

Notification No. S.O. 1314(E) (08/03/2019)

In exercise of the powers conferred by sections 146, 178 and 191 of the Finance Act, 2018 (13 of 2018), the Central Government hereby appoints the 08th day of March, 2019, as the date on which the provisions of Part VI, Part X and Part XI of Chapter VIII of the said Act shall come into force....

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Explanatory Notes to Provisions of Finance Act, 2018

Circular No. 8/2018-Income Tax (26/12/2018)

CBDT releases Explanatory Notes to Provisions of Finance Act, 2018 vide Circular No. 8/2018 dated 26th of December, 2018 and explained changes made vide union budget 2018. Text of the Circular is as follows:-...

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Some Important Income Tax Amendments Budget 2018 Tabular Form

Article discusses 27 Important Changes in Income Tax Provisions by Union Budget 2018 which includes changes related to Taxation of Long Term Capital Gain, Newly Introduced Standard Deduction for Salaried Employee, Deduction for Senior Citizen under Section 80TTB, Increase of Income Tax Cess Rate to 4% etc. Some Important Income Tax Amendm...

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