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Salary – Tax Treatment of Gratuities

Income Tax - The word ‘Gratuity’, has not been defined in the Income-Tax Act, 1961(the Act). In the absence of any definition of ‘Gratuity’ in the Act, its meaning as provided in the dictionaries has to be referred to. The word ‘Gratuity’ has been variously defined in the Advanced Law Lexicon by P.R. Aiyar. The aforesaid definition is to b...

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Procedure of Approval of Gratuity Funds under Income Tax Act,1961

Income Tax - Section 2(5) of the Income Tax Act, 1961 defines an ‘approved gratuity fund’ as ‘a gratuity fund which has been and continues to be approved by the Principal Chief Commissioner or Chief Commissioner or Principal Commissioner or Commissioner in accordance with the rules contained in Part C of the Fourth Schedule’. In order to get ...

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Taxability of Enhanced Gratuity received after retirement

Income Tax - Gratuity is one of the retirement / separation dues paid to the employees. An employee becomes eligible for gratuity after rendering minimum service of 5 years in an organization (subject to certain exceptions) The exemption for gratuity from tax is covered under Sec 10(10) of income tax Act 1961. Any Gratuity received during service is [...

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Salary Income – Answer to Common issues

Income Tax - section 17​​ of the Income-tax Act defines the term salary. However, not going into the technical definition, generally whatever is received by an employee from an employer in cash, kind or as a facility [perquisite] is considered as salary....

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Gratuity – Legal Provisions and Taxation

Income Tax - ratuity is a reward for long and meritorious service. In 1972 the government passed the Payment of Gratuity Act that made it mandatory for all employers with more than 10 employees to pay gratuity. Gratuity shall be payable to an “employee” on the termination of his employment...

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Enhancement of Gratuity Limit with effect from 29/03/2018

Income Tax - The Government has issued Notification the same day wherein gratuity limit has been increased from Rs.10 lakhs to Rs.20 lakhs under the Payment of Gratuity Act, 1972....

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Payment of Gratuity (Amendment) Act, 2018 brought in force on 29th March, 2018

Income Tax - Decision:The Payment of Gratuity (Amendment) Bill, 2018 has been passed by Lok Sabha on 15th March, 2018 and by the Rajya Sabha on 22nd March, 2018, has been brought in force on 29th March, 2018. Background: The Payment of Gratuity Act, 1972 applies to establishments employing 10 or more persons.  The main purpose for enacting […]...

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Payment of Gratuity (Amendment) Bill, 2018 passed by Parliament

Income Tax - The Payment of Gratuity (Amendment) Bill, 2018 has been passed by parliament today. The bill ensures harmony amongst employees in the private sector and Public Sector Undertakings/Autonomous Organizations under Government who are not covered under CCS (Pension) Rules. These employees will be entitled to receive higher amount of gratuity a...

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Payment of Gratuity (Amendment) Bill, 2017 introduced in Lok Sabha

Income Tax - Clause 3 of the Bill seeks to amend the provision relating to calculation of continuous service for the purpose of gratuity in case of a female employee who has been on maternity leave....

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Govt may increase Gratuity ceiling to Rs. 20 Lakh for Private Sector Employees

Income Tax - The present upper ceiling on gratuity amount under the Act is Rs. 10 Lakh. The provisions for Central Government employees under Central Civil Services (Pension) Rules, 1972 with regard to gratuity are also similar. Before implementation of 7th Central Pay Commission, the ceiling under CCS (Pension) Rules, 1972 was Rs. 10 Lakh. However, w...

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Teachers are Entitled to Gratuity: SC

Birla Institute of Technology Vs The State of Jharkhand & Ors. (Supreme Court of India) - In the light of the amendment made in the definition of the word 'employee' as defined in Section 2(e) of the Act by Amending Act No. 47 of 2009 with retrospective effect from 03.04.1997, the benefit of the Payment of Gratuity Act was also extended to the teachers from 03.04.1997....

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Gratuity exemption u/s Section 10(10)(iii) raised to ₹ 20 lakhs

Notification No. 16/2019 [S.O. 1213(E)] - (08/03/2019) - Govt increases Gratuity exemption limit u/s Section 10(10)(iii)  to ₹ 20 lakhs from existing Rs. 10 Lakh vide Notification No. 16/2019 dated 8th March, 2019....

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President assents Payment of Gratuity (Amendment) Act, 2018

NO. 12 OF 2018 - (29/03/2018) - (1) This Act may be called the Payment of Gratuity (Amendment) Act, 2018. (2) It shall come into force on such date as the Central Government may, by notification in the Official Gazette, appoint....

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Govt notifies maximum maternity leave of 26 weeks for Gratuity

Notification No. S.O. 1421 (E) - (29/03/2018) - Central Government hereby specifies for the purposes of the said clause that the total period of maternity leave in the case of a female employee shall not exceed twenty-six weeks....

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Payment of Gratuity (Amendment) Act, 2018 applicable from 29.03.2018

Notification No. S.O. 1419(E). - (29/03/2018) - Central Government hereby appoints the 29th day of March, 2018 as the date on which Payment of Gratuity (Amendment) Act, 2018 shall come into force....

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Govt. increases maximum gratuity limit to Rs. 20 Lakhs

Notification No. S.O. 1420 (E). - (29/03/2018) - Government vide notification S.O. 1420 (E) dated 29.03.2018 increased the limit of amount of gratuity payable to an employee under sub-section (3) of section 4 of the Payment of Gratuity Act, 1972 (39 of 1972) from from the existing limit of Rs. 10 Lakh to Rs. 20 Lakhs....

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Salary – Tax Treatment of Gratuities

The word ‘Gratuity’, has not been defined in the Income-Tax Act, 1961(the Act). In the absence of any definition of ‘Gratuity’ in the Act, its meaning as provided in the dictionaries has to be referred to. The word ‘Gratuity’ has been variously defined in the Advanced Law Lexicon by P.R. Aiyar. The aforesaid definition is to b...

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Procedure of Approval of Gratuity Funds under Income Tax Act,1961

Section 2(5) of the Income Tax Act, 1961 defines an ‘approved gratuity fund’ as ‘a gratuity fund which has been and continues to be approved by the Principal Chief Commissioner or Chief Commissioner or Principal Commissioner or Commissioner in accordance with the rules contained in Part C of the Fourth Schedule’. In order to get ...

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Taxability of Enhanced Gratuity received after retirement

Gratuity is one of the retirement / separation dues paid to the employees. An employee becomes eligible for gratuity after rendering minimum service of 5 years in an organization (subject to certain exceptions) The exemption for gratuity from tax is covered under Sec 10(10) of income tax Act 1961. Any Gratuity received during service is [...

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Salary Income – Answer to Common issues

section 17​​ of the Income-tax Act defines the term salary. However, not going into the technical definition, generally whatever is received by an employee from an employer in cash, kind or as a facility [perquisite] is considered as salary....

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Gratuity – Legal Provisions and Taxation

ratuity is a reward for long and meritorious service. In 1972 the government passed the Payment of Gratuity Act that made it mandatory for all employers with more than 10 employees to pay gratuity. Gratuity shall be payable to an “employee” on the termination of his employment...

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Income Tax Exemption in Respect of retirement benefits

Article discusses Tax Treatment of Various retirement benefits i.e Gratuity, Leave Encasement, Commuted Pension, Uncommuted Pension, Statutory Provident Fund, Recognised Provident Fund and Unrecognised Provident Fund. ...

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Gratuity Exemption Limit Rs. 20 lakhs | Big Relief to salaried Tax Payers

Before implementation of seventh Pay Commission, the ceiling under CC S (Pension) Rules, 1972 was Rs. 10 lakh which was raised to Rs. 20 lakhs by seventh Pay Commission....

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Benefits of Compulsory Insurance/Approved Gratuity Trust for Gratuity Benefits of Employees for Companies with Employee Strength 10 or More

This article is attempt to give more clarity about the Gratuity Benefits, Factors increasing the quantum of Gratuity Benefits Exponentially and Benefits of Compulsory Insurance/Approved Gratuity Trust for Gratuity Benefits of Employees for Companies with Employee Strength 10 or More...

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Factors affecting Gratuity Benefits, Accounting & Taxation of Gratuity Benefits

Gratuity Benefits, Factors affecting Gratuity Benefits, Accounting requirement of Gratuity Benefits, Taxation benefits available to companies in pay as go option and Funding Option and Roll of a Gratuity Trust fund consultant in formation of an Approved Gratuity Trust. This article is an attempt to give more clarity about Gratuity Benefit...

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Compulsory Gratuity Benefit Insurance & Approved Gratuity Trust Formation Process

An Article on requirement of Compulsory Insurance for Gratuity Benefits and Process of Formation of Approved Gratuity Trust Gratuity being an important retirement benefit to employees in the Indian context, is relevant for all organizations (i.e. MNC’s, Schools and Other business entities) having more than 10 employees . Since an employ...

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Tax Treatment of Income from Salary in Brief

Salary is defined to include: a) Wages b) Annuity c) Pension d) Gratuity e) Fees, Commission, Perquisites, Profits in lieu of or in addition to Salary or Wages f) Advance of Salary g) Leave Encashment h) Annual accretion to the balance of Recognized Provident Fund i) Transferred balance in Recognized Provident Fund j) Contribution by Cent...

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Gratuity: Eligibility Criteria, Income Tax Exemption Limit & Calculation

‘Gratuity’ in simple term is a reward given by the employer to his employee at the time of his retirement / resignation / termination / death. Present article contains the answer to the basic gratuity related questions like what is the eligibility criteria of gratuity, what is the gratuity calculation formula and what is the […...

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Tax Free Gratuity limit increased from Rs.10 Lac to Rs.20 Lac

Now the CBDT vide Notification No. 16/2019/F. No. 200/8/2018-ITA-I dated 8th March, 2019 has specified twenty lakh rupees as the limit for the purposes of Section 10(10)(iii) of the Income Tax Act, 1961 in relation to the employees who retire or become incapacitated prior to such retirement or die on or after the 29th day of March, 2018...

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What is Gratuity? Is Income Tax Exempted on Gratuity?

What is Gratuity? Gratuity is a lump sum that a company pays when an employee leaves an organization and is one of the many retirement benefits offered by a company to an employee. In India, gratuity rules and requirements are set out under the Payment of Gratuity Act, 1972. An employer may also choose to […]...

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ग्रेच्युटी की कितनी रकम टैक्स के दायरे में नहीं आती है?

मोहन एक अक्टूबर, 2018 को रिटायर हुए हैं. उनकी ग्रेच्युटी की रकम 20 लाख रुपये से ज्यादा है. लेकिन, संस्थान ने बताया है कि उन्हें केवल 10 लाख ...

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Gratuity exemption u/s Section 10(10)(iii) raised to ₹ 20 lakhs

Notification No. 16/2019 [S.O. 1213(E)] (08/03/2019)

Govt increases Gratuity exemption limit u/s Section 10(10)(iii)  to ₹ 20 lakhs from existing Rs. 10 Lakh vide Notification No. 16/2019 dated 8th March, 2019....

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Teachers are Entitled to Gratuity: SC

Birla Institute of Technology Vs The State of Jharkhand & Ors. (Supreme Court of India)

In the light of the amendment made in the definition of the word 'employee' as defined in Section 2(e) of the Act by Amending Act No. 47 of 2009 with retrospective effect from 03.04.1997, the benefit of the Payment of Gratuity Act was also extended to the teachers from 03.04.1997....

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Taxation of Gratuity

People employed in organised sector and with governments receive gratuity at the time of their retirement/death. Gratuity also becomes payable on termination of services. The gratuity becomes payable only if one has service for continuous five years with the same employer. Though many of your might have received gratuity but most of you ...

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Gratuity – Exemption and Tax liability

Gratuity is a monetary benefit given by employer to his employee after rendering a service of minimum of 5 years or more in his establishment. Gratuity act applies where 10 or more persons are employed or were employed on any day of the preceding 12 months....

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Know About Payment of Gratuity Act 1972

Gratuity is lump sum payment made by an employer to an employee in consideration of his past service when the employment is terminated. It is paid for long and meritorious services rendered by an employee. With enactment of Payment of Gratuity Act, 1972, gratuity payment has become mandatory and in case of non application of gratuity Act...

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Income Tax treatment of Gratuity

Gratuity payable to government employees is fully exempt.For non government employee covered under Payment Of Gratuity Act,1972, the maximum limit for exemption is Rs 20 lakhs and for any other employees, the maximum limit of exemption is Rs 10 Lakhs....

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Enhancement of Gratuity Limit with effect from 29/03/2018

The Government has issued Notification the same day wherein gratuity limit has been increased from Rs.10 lakhs to Rs.20 lakhs under the Payment of Gratuity Act, 1972....

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Payment of Gratuity (Amendment) Act, 2018 brought in force on 29th March, 2018

Decision:The Payment of Gratuity (Amendment) Bill, 2018 has been passed by Lok Sabha on 15th March, 2018 and by the Rajya Sabha on 22nd March, 2018, has been brought in force on 29th March, 2018. Background: The Payment of Gratuity Act, 1972 applies to establishments employing 10 or more persons.  The main purpose for enacting […]...

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President assents Payment of Gratuity (Amendment) Act, 2018

NO. 12 OF 2018 (29/03/2018)

(1) This Act may be called the Payment of Gratuity (Amendment) Act, 2018. (2) It shall come into force on such date as the Central Government may, by notification in the Official Gazette, appoint....

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Govt notifies maximum maternity leave of 26 weeks for Gratuity

Notification No. S.O. 1421 (E) (29/03/2018)

Central Government hereby specifies for the purposes of the said clause that the total period of maternity leave in the case of a female employee shall not exceed twenty-six weeks....

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Payment of Gratuity (Amendment) Act, 2018 applicable from 29.03.2018

Notification No. S.O. 1419(E). (29/03/2018)

Central Government hereby appoints the 29th day of March, 2018 as the date on which Payment of Gratuity (Amendment) Act, 2018 shall come into force....

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Govt. increases maximum gratuity limit to Rs. 20 Lakhs

Notification No. S.O. 1420 (E). (29/03/2018)

Government vide notification S.O. 1420 (E) dated 29.03.2018 increased the limit of amount of gratuity payable to an employee under sub-section (3) of section 4 of the Payment of Gratuity Act, 1972 (39 of 1972) from from the existing limit of Rs. 10 Lakh to Rs. 20 Lakhs....

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Analysis of Payment of Gratuity (Amendment) Bill 2017

The much waited Social security measure, Payment of Gratuity (Amendment) Bill, 2017 was passed by Rajya Sabha on 22nd March, 2017 after it was passed in the Lok Sabha on 15th March, 2018. ...

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Payment of Gratuity (Amendment) Bill, 2018 passed by Parliament

The Payment of Gratuity (Amendment) Bill, 2018 has been passed by parliament today. The bill ensures harmony amongst employees in the private sector and Public Sector Undertakings/Autonomous Organizations under Government who are not covered under CCS (Pension) Rules. These employees will be entitled to receive higher amount of gratuity a...

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Payment of Gratuity (Amendment) Bill, 2017 introduced in Lok Sabha

Bill No. 205 of 2017

Clause 3 of the Bill seeks to amend the provision relating to calculation of continuous service for the purpose of gratuity in case of a female employee who has been on maternity leave....

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Govt may increase Gratuity ceiling to Rs. 20 Lakh for Private Sector Employees

The present upper ceiling on gratuity amount under the Act is Rs. 10 Lakh. The provisions for Central Government employees under Central Civil Services (Pension) Rules, 1972 with regard to gratuity are also similar. Before implementation of 7th Central Pay Commission, the ceiling under CCS (Pension) Rules, 1972 was Rs. 10 Lakh. However, w...

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Increase in gratuity exemption limit made applicable to all employees

Notification No. 43/2010-Income Tax (11/06/2010)

Notification No. 43/2010-Income Tax Notification:-The Central Board of Direct Taxes (“CBDT”) has extended the enhanced exemption limit of INR 10 lakhs to the employees of companies who do not fall under the provisions of the Payment of Gratuity Act, 1972. The notification will be effective from 24 May 2010....

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Section 10(10)(iii) – Gratuity exemption limit raised to Rs.10 lakhs

Notification No. 43/2010-Income Tax/S.O. 141(E) (11/06/2010)

Notification No. 43/2010-Income Tax In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-clause (iii) of clause (10) of section 10 of the Income-tax Act, 1961 (43 of 1961), and in supersession of Ministry of Finance, Department of Revenue, notification no. S.O. 287 dated the 20th January, 1999 the Central Government, having regard to the maximum a...

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Post Amendment all you want to know about taxability of gratuity payment

Meaning of Gratuity :-Gratuity refers to the emoluments received by an employee from his employer in gratitude for the services rendered. Such sum can be paid on retirement, resignation, superannuation, death or disablement. Under the Gratuity Act, the sum can be paid only after an employee has rendered continuous service of not less than...

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Amendments to Payment of Gratuity Act- Accounting implications

In India, the Payment of Gratuity Act, 1972 (Act) requires entities with ten or more employees to pay gratuity benefit to their employees at the time of termination of employment. The act also provides that if an entity is covered under the act because its number of employees exceeded ten on a particular day, it will continue to be covere...

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Tax treatment of Gratuity after Increase in limit from 3.50 lakh to 10 lakh

The government notified the Payment of Gratuity (Amendment) Act, 2010 on May 18, 2010, which increases the limit of gratuity payment to employees in the specified sectors/establishments covered under the Payment of Gratuity Act, 1972 (“Gratuity Act”). After the amendment, these employees are eligible to receive gratuity up to Rs 10,0...

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Government Notified date from which new Gratuity Limit of 10 lakh will come into force

Notification No. S.O. 1217(E) (24/05/2010)

S.O. 1217(E). In exercise of power by sub section (2) of section 1 of the Payment of Gratuity (Amendments) Act, 2010(15 of 2010), the central Government hereby appoints the 24thday of May, 2010 the on which said act will come into force....

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Gratuity Amount payable under Payment of Gratuity Act enhanced from Rs.3.5 lakhs to Rs 10 lakhs

It shall come into force on such date as the Central Government may, by notification in the Official Gazette, appoint.Amendment of section 4 of Act 39 of 1972.2. In section 4 of the Payment of Gratuity Act, 1972, in sub-section (3), for the words “three lakhs and fifty thousand rupees”, the words “ten lakh rupees” shall be substit...

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Rajya Sabha approves increase in Gratuity Limit to Rs. 10 Lakh

Parliament on Wednesday approved enhancing the gratuity limit for employees from Rs3.5 lakh to Rs10 lakh as also the exemption threshold from income tax on it. Parliament on Wednesday approved enhancing the gratuity limit for employees from Rs3.5 lakh to Rs10 lakh as also the exemption threshold from income tax on it....

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Lok Sabha passes bill to hike gratuity ceiling to Rs. 10 lakh from Rs. 3.50 Lakh

A bill to raise the ceiling of gratuity for employees to Rs 10 lakh from Rs 3.5 lakh was passed by the Lok Sabha without discussion today. The House, which witnessed an opposition furore over the 2G spectrum "scam" and reports about alleged involvement of a central minister in an illegal arms deal, also adopted the Employees' State Insura...

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Bill to raise gratuity ceiling to Rs 10 lakh from current Rs 3,50,000 introduced in Lok Shabha

A bill to raise the ceiling of gratuity for employees to Rs one million (Rs 10 lakh) from the current level of Rs 3,50,000 was introduced in the Lok Sabha on Thursday. The Payment of Gratuity (Amendment) Bill 2010, introduced by Minister of State for Labour Harish Rawat, seeks to amend the Gratuity Act to enhance the amount of gratuity pa...

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Cabinet approves increase in Gratuity limit from Rs 3.5 lakh to Rs 10 lakh

The Cabinet on Thursday approved an amendment to the Gratuity Act to raise the ceiling from Rs 3.5 lakh to Rs 10 lakh. The Bill to amend the Act will now go to Parliament, a government official told....

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