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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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FAQs on Income from house property

Is rental income from sub-letting chargeable to tax under the head Income from house property? Ans: Rental income in the hands of owner is charged to tax under the head Income from house property. Rental income of a person other than the owner cannot be charged to tax under the head Income from house property....

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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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Income Tax Benefits to Residents & Indian Companies

A resident person is chargeable to tax in respect of his global income. If Income-tax Act enlarges the scope of taxable income of a resident person, it extends certain benefits and privileges to a resident person as well, inter-alia, an option to compute income on presumptive basis...

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Income tax benefits available to Salaried Persons for A.Y. 2020-21

Articles compiles List of benefits available to Salaried Persons for AY 2019-20 which includes 1. House Rent Allowance, Children Education Allowance, Hostel Expenditure Allowance, Transport Allowance and other allowances 2. Perquisites...

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Need to re-visit Salary Structure

Each & Every Employer will have to be 100% statutory compliant w.r.t. all labour laws including but not limited to The Employees Provident Funds & Miscellaneous Provisions Act 1952, Minimum Wages Act 1948, Bonus Act 1965, Employee State Insurance Act 1948 and all other labour laws. Decisions of recent judgements w.r.t. PF, ESIC, M...

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Can a tax payer claim both HRA and home loan benefits?

There is a huge confusion in the minds of taxpayers about whether the tax benefits in respect of House Rent Allowance (HRA)  and the benefits attached with a home loan be claimed in the sqme year. This article intends to clear the doubts in this regard....

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HRA Exemption for Salaried Employees for FY 2018-19

House Rent Allowance rules and regulations Under House Rent Allowance rules and regulations, you will get exemption up to a minimum of the following  amounts: Actual House Rent Allowance (HRA) received by the employee in the year. Rent paid by the employee for his accommodation in excess of 10% of his salary. 50% of the […]...

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House Rent Allowance (HRA) Exemption

House Rent Allowance exemption under section 10(13A) is allowed if Salaried individuals getting House Rent Allowance as part of salary and full fill below two conditions: He has taken a residential accommodation in which he resides on rent. He has not occupied such property in which he resides....

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HRA and PAN – Familiar Concepts Though; but Unfamiliar Angles

CBDT has vide CIRCULAR NO. 8/2013, Dated: Dated: October 10, 2013 said if annual rent paid by the employee exceeds Rs 1,00,000 per annum, it is mandatory for the employee to report PAN of the landlord to the employer. ...

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