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Tax on Gifts – All you want to know

On October 1, 2009, the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) put into effect that people receiving gifts, in cash or kind, will have to pay tax, if the value exceeds Rs 50,000. In the past, the income tax was levied ONLY on cash gifts of this amount. The basic meaning of this rule is that if you receive a gift that is in value over Rs 50,...

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Understand Your PAN Card

Whether you are an Indian citizen or an NRI, if you are filing taxes or have financial transactions in India you will almost always need a PAN card....

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Interest on Tax Payable u/s 234A, 234B, 234C

Discipline in Income tax return is very important. Failing which, you will be liable to file additional penalties on the amount due. However, there are plenty of issues that can result in failure of tax deposits. These issues can be related to individuals or companies. For companies, it can occur due to failure to deposit advance tax or p...

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Income tax saving investment options

Once again, most of you all might have filed in the Income Tax returns but still at the back of the mind wished that you could have paid less taxes or to save more for the upcoming year. People falling in the high income group often miss out on some of the lesser known tax planning strategies which could substantially reduce their tax l...

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Creation of HUF – Tax Planning Advantage

Tax Planning is an important agenda of any individual. People often end up paying taxes even after exhausting their limits under Section 80C, 80 D and so on. However, do you know that a very important tool which is often overlooked, is formation of a HUF, which is a legitimate way of reducing your tax liability....

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Landlord PAN Mandatory for Rent Over 1 lakh P.A.

Any salaried person would have heard of a term called HRA (House Rent Allowance). It not only gives benefit in the form of allowance but also gives an opportunity for tax exemption up to a certain limit. Almost every salaried employee takes this benefit. IT department also provides the facility of claiming tax benefit on HRA for [&helli...

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Get a preventive health check-up done and save on tax too!

The government provides tax deduction benefit of upto INR 5,000 under Section 80D on account of preventive health check-up for self, spouse, dependent children and parents. However, this deduction benefit is inclusive of the overall deduction under Section 80 D (INR 15,000 per annum) for payment of health insurance premium. If one of your...

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Income Tax Ready Reckoner – For Last minute Tax Planner

With zeal I filled in my Investment Plans for the year in the month of April last year, gleaming at the extra bucks that would come “In hand” every month. The “Plans” readily accepted by the HR Department and duly complied with in my monthly take home! In my zeal to meticulously spend those extra […]...

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How is VAT Imposed in India?

We have always seen this word VAT mentioned in our bills when we purchase a consumer durable or service. So what does this exactly mean? VAT simply means Value Added Tax. Why the word Value Added? For this answer, let us go back in time and see how taxation was earlier. ...

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Income Tax Department Ready With More Clout!

The Income Tax Department is ready to take a jibe on your cash transactions. These dealings were in the IT radar in the past as well but after the drive to make the system more transparent a cash limit has been set. The IT department will now check the details of any cash transaction of more […]...

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