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Income tax benefits available to Salaried Persons for A.Y. 2018-19

Corporate Law - Articles compiles List of benefits available to Salaried Persons for AY 2018-19 which includes 1. House Rent Allowance, Children Education Allowance, Hostel Expenditure Allowance, Transport Allowance and other allowances 2. Perquisites...

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Income Tax Exemption in Respect of retirement benefits

Corporate Law - 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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Tax Treatment of Income from Salary in Brief

Corporate Law - I. Income under the head Salaries 1.1 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 […]...

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Income Tax provisions – Individual Salaried for A.Y 2015-16

Corporate Law - The article covers Introduction, Residential Status, Tax Rates, Head-wise Taxation & Deduction available under the Act. Hope you will find it useful in this Return Filing Season....

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Gratuity – Legal Provisions and Taxation

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

Corporate Law - 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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Manner Of Reporting by the Auditors On Prudential Regulatory Treatment Prescribed By RBI In Respect Of Pension And Gratuity Liability Of Public Sector Banks

Corporate Law - The Council of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India at its 304th meeting held on 23rd March 2011 considered the prudential regulatory treatment prescribed by the Reserve Bank of India vide its above mentioned circular vis a vis the impact thereof on the auditor’s report since the said treatment is a departure from the require...

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

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

Corporate Law - 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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Custom duty relief for importing digital films: Budget 2010-2011

Corporate Law - The Union Budget 2010-11 proposes to rationalize the differential custom duty structure for importing digital masters of films for duplication or distribution in electronic medium and in cinematographic film. Henceforth custom duty would be charged only on the value of the carrier medium....

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Provision for retirement benefit based on service weightage not allowable

CIT Vs M/s. Pricol Ltd. (Madras High Court) - As far as the expression 'gratuity' is concerned, there is no definition of what 'gratuity' is, even under the Payment of Gratuity Act; yet, a monetary relief to an employee at the time of his retirement or termination of service is treated as 'gratuity'....

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Gratuity Payable only if employee put in 5 years of service – HC

R.K.V. Govindaraj Vs V. Chellaiah (Madras High Court) - The first respondent filed a claim petition before the second respondent seeking payment of gratuity for the period, which he has rendered services to the petitioner's lorry transport, from 01.04.1991 to 19.04.2007, on which date he had voluntarily stopped himself from services. He claimed gratuity ...

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All employees except an apprentice are entitled to gratuity

This Court, while defining as to who was an employee under Section 2(e) of the Act in Arunachalam S. vs M.D. Southern Structurals reported in 2001 2 LLJ 1457 had held that all employees were entitled to gratuity except an apprentice. This ruling was ...

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Employers have to pay Interest for delayed payment of Gratuity

An employee becomes eligible for gratuity on the termination of his employment after he has rendered continuous service for not less than five years, according to Section 4(1) of the Payment of Gratuity Act, 1972. He is also entitled for interest on ...

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Amendment to Section 43B is retrospective -SC

CIT Vs. Alom Extrusions (Supreme Court) - Whether amendment to Section 43B (Section) of Income Tax Act,1961, enacted with effect from 1 April 2004, is retrospectively applicable? This amendment was introduced to rationalize the tax deduction of the employer's contribution to provident fund, superannuation fund, gratuity fund and such other...

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Andhra Pradesh Compulsory Gratuity Insurance Rules, 2011 makes Gratuity Insurance compulsory

NA - (22/06/2011) - Every employer other than an employer of an establishment belonging to, or under the control of, the Central Government or a State Government, shall subject to provisions of sub section (2) under section 4A of the Act, obtain an insurance in the manner prescribed under sub-section (4) of section 4A ...

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Section 10(10)(iii) of the Income-tax Act, 1961 – Gratuity – Gratuity exemption limit raised to Rs.10 lakhs

Notification No. 43/2010-Income Tax - (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 Go...

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

NOTIFICATION 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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Custom duty notifications dated 27.02.2010 related to Union budget 2010-11 amendments and provisions

NA - (28/02/2010) - All the Custom duty Notification including Tariff and Non Tariff issued by Custom department in respect of budget proposals/provisions in Union Budget 2010-11. Read our earlier Post on Major Amendment in Custom Duty made in Budget 2010-11 at the Link given below:-Budget 2010-11: Summary of Major Ame...

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Recent Posts in "gratuity"

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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Income tax benefits available to Salaried Persons for A.Y. 2018-19

Articles compiles List of benefits available to Salaried Persons for AY 2018-19 which includes 1. House Rent Allowance, Children Education Allowance, Hostel Expenditure Allowance, Transport Allowance and other allowances 2. Perquisites...

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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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Posted Under: Corporate Law |

Tax Treatment of Income from Salary in Brief

I. Income under the head Salaries 1.1 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 […]...

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Income Tax provisions – Individual Salaried for A.Y 2015-16

The article covers Introduction, Residential Status, Tax Rates, Head-wise Taxation & Deduction available under the Act. Hope you will find it useful in this Return Filing Season....

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Posted Under: Corporate Law |

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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Provision for retirement benefit based on service weightage not allowable

CIT Vs M/s. Pricol Ltd. (Madras High Court)

As far as the expression 'gratuity' is concerned, there is no definition of what 'gratuity' is, even under the Payment of Gratuity Act; yet, a monetary relief to an employee at the time of his retirement or termination of service is treated as 'gratuity'....

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Taxability of Retirement Benefits

On retirement, an employee normally receives certain retirement benefits namely Gratuity, Commutation of Pension, Leave Encashment, Retrenchment Compensation, Compensation on Voluntary Retirement, Payment from Provident Fund, Payment from Superannuation Fund etc. Such benefits are taxable under the head ‘Salaries’ as 'profits in...

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Know About Payment of Gratuity Act 1972

It 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, the ...

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All about Payment of Gratuity Act 1972

The Payment of Gratuity Act 1972:- Gratuity is a voluntary Payment made by the employer to the employee in recognition of continuous, meritorious services and sincere efforts by the employee towards the organization.It is governed under the Payment of Gratuity Act 1972.It is an Act to provide for a scheme for the payment of gr...

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