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TDS/TCS on non filer of income-tax return at higher rates

New section 206AB of the Income Tax Act is a special provision providing for higher rate for TDS for the non-filers of income-tax return. Similarly it is proposed to insert a section 206CCA in the Act as a special provision for providing for higher rate of TCS for non-filers of income-tax return....

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Major Income Tax Changes Proposed in Union Budget, 2021

MAJOR INCOME TAX CHANGES PROPOSED IN UNION BUDGET, 2021 In this article we will take a look at all the major income tax changes proposed in Union Budget, 2021 presented by Hon’ble Finance Minister on 1st Feb, 2021. Direct Tax Proposals: 1. Relief to Senior Citizens from filing income tax return: In order to ease […]...

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Tax on interest on EPF Contributing exceeding Rs 2.5 Lakh

The budget proposals affecting salaried employees contributing toward Employee Provident Funds The finance minister has proposed to partially tax the interest accrued on the provident fund account of employees. Let us discuss the provision. Present Provisions Presently, any payment received by an employee from his provident fund account i...

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Govt attempts taxation parity between mutual fund & ULIPS

The Finance minister has proposed amendments in the Income Tax Act in an attempt to make the taxation of money received from Unit Linked Insurance Policies (ULIP) of life insurance companies on par with equity mutual funds....

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Budget proposals affecting home buyers

The budget has two proposals which intend to extend the tax benefits available to home buyers. Extension of time limit for availing home loan interest deduction to buy a house An individual is entitled to , under Section 80EEA, claim deduction of interest upto Rs. 1.50 lakh for loan taken from financial institutions to buy […]...

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Affordable Housing gets shot in the Arm

A host of measures have been proposed in the Finance Bill 2021, which is targeted to provide relief to both the affordable house buyers as well as the developers of affordable housing projects. These specific and targeted measures would help to boost the activity in the real estate sector. a. Increase in tolerance limit upto […]...

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Income tax Rates for assessment year 2022-23

Rates of income-tax in respect of income liable to tax for the assessment year 2022-23 i.e. Financial Year 2021-22 The rates for deduction of income-tax at source from ‘Salaries’ or under section 194P of the Act during the FY 2021-22 and also for computation of ‘advance tax’ payable during the said year in the case...

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Income tax Rates for assessment year 2021-22

Rates of income-tax in respect of income liable to tax for the assessment year 2021-22 i.e. Financial Year 2020-21 In respect of income of all categories of assessee liable to tax for the assessment year 2021-22, the rates of income-tax have either been specified in specific sections (like section 115BAA or section 115BAB for domestic [&h...

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Section 194P Return filing exemption for Senior Citizen aged 75 Year or more

Section 194P Conditional Relaxation for senior citizens who are of the age of 75 year or above from filing return of income-tax under Union Finance Bill 2021/ Budget 2021. Section 139 of the Act provides for filing of return of income. Sub-section (1) of the section provides that every person being an individual, if his […]...

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Section 43CA – Stamp Duty Value- Safer Harbour limit increased to 20%

Increase in safe harbour limit of 10% for home buyers and real estate developers selling such residential units under Union Budget 2021 to 20% for certain transfer during the period from 12th November, 2020 to 30th June, 2021 Section 43CA of the Act, inter alia, provides that where the consideration declared to be received or […]...

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