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COVID 19 Ex Gratia to borrowers for difference in interest : FAQs

The bank/ lending institution will provide ex gratia payment to the borrower account of the difference between compound interest and simple interest on loan accounts with sanctioned limits and outstanding upto Rs. 2 crores (aggregate of all the borrowings / facilities from all the banks and financial Institutions) for the period from 1st ...

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Income-tax Exemption on deemed LTC fare for non-Central Government employees

In order to provide the benefits to other employees (i.e. non-Central Government employees) who are not covered by the above mentioned OM, it has been decided to provide similar income-tax exemption for the payment of cash equivalent of LTC fare to the non-Central Government employees also....

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Leave Travel Concession- Replace “Calendar year” by “Financial year”: ICAI

As per the provisions of section 10(5) of the Income-tax Act, 1961, an exemption of the value of leave Travel Concession/Assistance received by the employee from his employer is provided subject to fulfillment of prescribed conditions. Rule 2B provides for the specified conditions to be fulfilled. One of the conditions is that the exempti...

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DTC: LTA may be exempted

The government may allow the Leave Travel Allowance (LTA) to be exempted from taxation once the Direct Tax Code (DTC) comes into effect. The directive to this extent will figure in the rules to be framed by the finance ministry after the DTC is passed by Parliament....

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DTC: Bad news for Salaried- Leave travel Allowance (LTA) not available

Salaried taxpayers may have less kitty for holidays from April 2012, with the government proposing to scrap tax incentives on leave travel allowance in the new direct tax regime DTC. The Direct Taxes Code (DTC) bill, which was tabled in the Lok Sabha yesterday, seeks to do away with leave travel concession (LTC) from its list of exemption...

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No LTA for government staff using personal car or taxi as mode of transport

The government will not sanction leave travel allowance for an employee who uses personal car or taxi as mode of transport.However, the rule shall not be applicable to employees with a handicap or disability of self or dependent family member. According to a government notification, the employees can avail the LTA only if they travel by I...

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