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Gratuity Exemption Limit Rs. 20 lakhs – Big Relief to salaried Tax Payers

Before implementation of seventh Pay Commission, the ceiling under CC S (Pension) Rules, 1972 was Rs. 10 lakh which was raised to Rs. 20 lakhs by seventh Pay Commission....

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Analysis of Payment of Gratuity (Amendment) Bill 2017

The much waited Social security measure, Payment of Gratuity (Amendment) Bill, 2017 was passed by Rajya Sabha on 22nd March, 2017 after it was passed in the Lok Sabha on 15th March, 2018. ...

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Payment of Gratuity (Amendment) Bill, 2018 passed by Parliament

The Payment of Gratuity (Amendment) Bill, 2018 has been passed by parliament today. The bill ensures harmony amongst employees in the private sector and Public Sector Undertakings/Autonomous Organizations under Government who are not covered under CCS (Pension) Rules. These employees will be entitled to receive higher amount of gratuity a...

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Payment of Gratuity (Amendment) Bill, 2017 introduced in Lok Sabha

Bill No. 205 of 2017

Clause 3 of the Bill seeks to amend the provision relating to calculation of continuous service for the purpose of gratuity in case of a female employee who has been on maternity leave....

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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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Payment of interest on amount of gratuity is statutory compulsion

Vandana Vidhut Limited, Vs Appellate Authority under the Payment of Gratuity Act, (Chhattisgarh High Court)

Failure of petitioner to make payment of amount of gratuity within 30 days from date it becomes payable to employee, sub-section (3A) of Section 7 of the Act of 1972 is squarely attracted and payment of interest being statutory and mandatory in nature and thereby petitioner is liable to make payment of interest on the said amount ...

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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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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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Forfeiture of gratuity for loss sustained illegal

The Payment of Gratuity Act, 1972, did not provide for forfeiture of gratuity amount due to employees in any other contingency except the one covered under Section 4(6), viz., recovery of dues from them. Also, the law stipulated that for invoking the...

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