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Tax Treatment of Income from Salary in Brief

Income Tax - 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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Deduction under section 80C and Tax Planning

Income Tax - Section 80C replaced the existing Section 88 with more or less the same investment mix available in Section 88. The new section 80C has become effective w.e.f. 1st April, 2006. Even the section 80CCC on pension scheme contributions was merged with the above 80C. However, this new section has allowed a major change in the method of prov...

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Income Tax Exemption in Respect of retirement benefits

Income Tax - 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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Social Security Agreement signed between India-Japan

Income Tax - Foreign assignments involving mobility of international workers has always been entangled in the complexities of two legislations. To ease out the hindrances and protect the interest of cross border workers of India and Japan, India has signed social security agreement (SSA) with Japan w.e.f. Oct 1, 2016....

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Budget 2017: Tax-exemption to partial withdrawal from National Pension System (NPS)

Income Tax - In order to provide further relief to an employee subscriber of NPS, it is proposed to amend the section 10 so as to provide exemption to partial withdrawal not exceeding 25% of the contribution made by an employee in accordance with the terms and conditions specified under Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority Act, 2013 and r...

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Modification in Partial Withdrawal rules under NPS

Income Tax - Modification in Partial Withdrawal rules under NPS: Partial withdrawals will now be allowed to NPS subscribers who wish to improve their employability or acquire new skills by pursuing higher education/ acquiring professional and technical qualifications. Further, individual NPS subscribers who wish to set up a new business/ acquire new b...

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‘View Pension Passbook’ Service for pensioners through Umang App

Income Tax - Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO), which is providing a host of e-services for its stakeholders, has now introduced a new service through ‘UMANG app’. On clicking ‘View Passbook’ option, it requires PPO Number and Date of Birth information to be entered by the pensioner. ...

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Investment Limit for Sr Citizens doubled to Rs.15 lakh under PMVVY

Income Tax - The Union Cabinet chaired by chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has given its approval for extending the investment limit from Rs 7.5 lakhs to Rs 15 lakhs as well as extension of time limits for subscription from 4th May 2018 to 31st March, 2020 under the Pradhan Mantri Vaya Vandan Yojana (PMVVY) as part of Government's commitme...

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PFRDA prescribes New NPS Subscriber Registration Form

Income Tax - Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority prescribes New NPS Subscriber Registration Form – Additional Mandatory Requirements ...

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Three recent changes in National Pension Scheme (NPS)

Income Tax - The Government of India has recently made three changes in the National Pension Scheme (NPS) including withdrawal norms. The details are as under:...

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Family Pension claim not acceptable if option to join scheme was not exercised

Ganesh Prasad Mishra Vs Commissioner EPF Organization (Madhya Pradesh High Court at Indore) - The Hon'ble MP High court in the above stated case placing reliance on the decision of Hon'ble Supreme court in the case of Rajasthan State Road Transport Corporation vs. President, Rajasthan Roadways Union & Anr....

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Clarification to pensioners about suggestion to hike exemption limit to Rs. 5 Lakhs

D.O. No. 370150/9/2017- TPL - (14/11/2017) - Clarification to pensioners about the hike in exemption limit to Rs 3 Lakhs from Minister of State for Finance Shri. Shiva Pratap Shukla by his letter dated 14th November 2017....

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Simplification of pension procedure- Handing over of PPO before retirement

No. 1/27/2011-P&PW (E) - (01/08/2017) - Simplification of pension procedure – i) Handing over of PPO to the retiring employee by the Head of Office before retirement and (ii) Submission of undertaking by retiring Government servant along with pension papers ...

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Benefit of 2 Years weightage of Service under Employees Pension Scheme

Circular No. Pension- Pen-I/3/4/2016/MOL&E/2 - (08/05/2017) - In the case of the member who superannuates on attaining the age of 58 years, and who has rendered 20 years pensionable service or more, his pensionable service shall be increased by adding a weightage of 2 years....

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Amendment in rule for Disbursement of pension and other benefits

G.S.R. 437(E) - (04/05/2017) - Disbursement of pension and other benefits.- (1) The Commissioner shall, with the approval of the Central Board, enter into arrangement for the disbursement of pension and other benefits under this Scheme with disbursing agencies like post office or nationalised banks or Treasuries or scheduled comm...

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PF & withdrawal benefit on date of leaving service to International Worker

File No. IWU/7/)(25)/2017 /Payment of PF and Withdrawal Benefits/34140 - (23/03/2017) - In order to facilate payment of Provident Fund and withdrawal benefit under EPS, 1995 to International Workers on the date of leaving service in India, the following instructions are issued:-...

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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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Modification in Partial Withdrawal rules under NPS

Modification in Partial Withdrawal rules under NPS: Partial withdrawals will now be allowed to NPS subscribers who wish to improve their employability or acquire new skills by pursuing higher education/ acquiring professional and technical qualifications. Further, individual NPS subscribers who wish to set up a new business/ acquire new b...

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Posted Under: Corporate Law |

‘View Pension Passbook’ Service for pensioners through Umang App

Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO), which is providing a host of e-services for its stakeholders, has now introduced a new service through ‘UMANG app’. On clicking ‘View Passbook’ option, it requires PPO Number and Date of Birth information to be entered by the pensioner. ...

Read More
Posted Under: Corporate Law |

Investment Limit for Sr Citizens doubled to Rs.15 lakh under PMVVY

The Union Cabinet chaired by chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has given its approval for extending the investment limit from Rs 7.5 lakhs to Rs 15 lakhs as well as extension of time limits for subscription from 4th May 2018 to 31st March, 2020 under the Pradhan Mantri Vaya Vandan Yojana (PMVVY) as part of Government's commitme...

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Posted Under: Corporate Law |

PFRDA prescribes New NPS Subscriber Registration Form

Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority prescribes New NPS Subscriber Registration Form – Additional Mandatory Requirements ...

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Posted Under: Corporate Law |

Three recent changes in National Pension Scheme (NPS)

The Government of India has recently made three changes in the National Pension Scheme (NPS) including withdrawal norms. The details are as under:...

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Posted Under: Corporate Law |

NPS subscribers can withdraw partially three years after joining

The NPS subscribers can withdraw after three years from the date of joining the system and a maximum of three times during the entire tenure of subscription under NPS, but the partial withdrawal is linked with contributions made by the subscriber. ...

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Clarification to pensioners about suggestion to hike exemption limit to Rs. 5 Lakhs

D.O. No. 370150/9/2017- TPL (14/11/2017)

Clarification to pensioners about the hike in exemption limit to Rs 3 Lakhs from Minister of State for Finance Shri. Shiva Pratap Shukla by his letter dated 14th November 2017....

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Deduction under section 80C and Tax Planning

Section 80C replaced the existing Section 88 with more or less the same investment mix available in Section 88. The new section 80C has become effective w.e.f. 1st April, 2006. Even the section 80CCC on pension scheme contributions was merged with the above 80C. However, this new section has allowed a major change in the method of prov...

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Maximum age of joining NPS increased to 65 years

Now, any Indian Citizen, resident or non-resident, between the age of 60- 65 years, can also join NPS and continue up to the age of 70 years in NPS. With this increase of joining age, the subscribers who are willing to join NPS at the later stage of life will be able to avail the benefits of NPS....

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