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Taxability of Leave Travel Allowance (LTA) | Section 10(5)

Leave Travel Allowance (LTA) is the most common element of compensation adopted by employers to remunerate employees due to the tax benefits attached to it. Section 10(5) of the Income-Tax Act, 1961, read with Rule 2B, provides for the exemption and outlines the conditions subject to which LTA is exempt. Through this write-up, I want t...

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Income Tax Treatment of Leave Travel Allowance (LTA)

We go on travel with our family and if we can get tax benefits on such traveling expenses, than why waste to it. This Article on Leave Travel allowance or LTA explains how to claim LTA benefit and Income Tax Provisions related to the same....

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Want to Save Income Tax- Ask Your Employer to Include LTA in CTC

LTA (Leave Travel Allowance) is one of the salary components known to all of us but very few including the HR people have clarity on the exemption on account of LTA. Let’s have a clarity capsule on LTA & know the facts about LTA we all should know: This exemption is allowed for expenses pertaining […]...

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Leave Travel Concession not available on Foreign Travels

Shri Rajeshkumar Navnitlal Dani Vs ITO (ITAT Ahmedabad)

Shri Rajeshkumar Navnitlal Dani Vs ITO (ITAT Ahmedabad) Provision of sec. 10(5) of the Act only that reimbursement of travel concession or assistance to an employee is exempted which was incurred for travel of the individual employee or his family members to any place in India and nowhere in this clause it had been stated […]...

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Useful tips to save Income Tax in F.Y. 2018-19

Tax Planning is most important part of Finance Planning for Tax Payers In India especially for Individual and Salaried tax Payers. In this Article we are discussing some Tax Planning Tips mainly for Individual and Salaried tax payers by which they can minimise their tax burden for Financial Year 2018-19 or Assessment year 2019-20...

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Leave Salary encashment Exemption, Calculation, Download calculator

Earned leave means the leave accrued to the employee in proportion of the work done by him. This varies from employer to employer. For example in government sector, the earned leave is 2.5 days for every month worked. This 2.5 days is granted with a view to provide him rest to enable him to recover from the stess and strain endured by ...

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Tax Treatment of Leave Encashment Salary

1. In the case of continuity of services. Government/Non-Government employee - Leave encashment during Continuity of employment - It is chargeable to tax. However relief can be taken under section 89 -As per Income Tax Act, 1961 u/s 10(10AA) ...

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Most Popular Exempt Allowances for Salaried Employees

Salaried Employees can avail the benefit of various exemptions with respect to the allowances given by their employers during their tenure of service like House Rent Allowance, Gratuity Allowance, Leave Encashment, Conveyance/Transport Allowance, Lea...

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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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