perquisites

Valuation of Interest free/ concessional loan to employee- SBI Interest rate on 01.04.2016

Income Tax - Rule 3(7)(i): Interest free / concessional loan Any loan given free of interest or concessional interest shall be a taxable perquisite and calculated as follows: • Interest calculated at the rate charged by State Bank of India as on 1st day of pr...

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Valuation of perquisite in respect of free education

Income Tax - Fixed education allowance given in cash by the employer to the employee to meet the cost of education of the family members of the employee is exempt from tax to the extent of Rs. 100 per month per child (up to a maximum of two children). Moreover,any allowance granted to an employee to meet hostel expenditure of his child is exempt from ...

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Salary Income – Meaning of term Perquisite and Taxability

Income Tax - Dictionary meaning 1. A gain or profit incidentally made from employments in addition to regular salary or wages,especially one of a kind expected or promised 2. Casual emolument or benefit attached to an office or position in addition to salary or wages 3. Anything left over that a servant or other has by custom a […]...

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Taxability of Salary Income, Perquisites & Allowances

Income Tax - Salary is the remuneration received by or accruing to an individual, periodically, for service rendered as a result of an express or implied contract. The actual receipt of salary in the previous year is not material as far as its taxability is concerned. The existence of employer-employee relationship is the sine-qua¬non for taxing a pa...

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Salary income – Taxation of Perquisites

Income Tax - Perquisites taxable in the hands of the employee as a part of salary income Broadly, in this system, the perquisites taxable in the hands of the employee as a part of salary income include: 1) Value of rent-free or concessional rent accommodation provided by the employer.2) Value of any benefit/amenity granted free or at concess...

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SBI Interest Rates on 1st April, 2011- For perquisite valuation

Income Tax - State Bank of India: Interest Rates on 1st April, 2011- For the purpose of computing perquisite valuation Interest rates as on 1st April, 2011 on various loans in Personal Segment advances are as under – ...

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Perquisite Valuation rules not considered the inflation and old exempt amount limit been kept

Income Tax - The fringe benefit tax (FBT) was strongly opposed by India Inc, but there is no doubt that it was beneficial to the employees — they did not have to directly bear the tax on many perquisites. The repeal of FBT meant uncertainty on taxation of perks. Thankfully, there are few changes to the valuation rules when compared to the rules that...

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New perquisites valuation rules for Assessment Year 2010-11 are replica of old rules

Income Tax - The salaried class, reeling under the inflationary pressures, has suffered yet another setback this holiday season with the announcement of new perquisite valuation rules by the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) on December 18. The new rules have come in the wake of the abolishment of fringe benefit tax (FBT) by finance minister Pranab...

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If you salary has larger proportion of perquisites then you will need to pay more tax for this year

Income Tax - It's not often that the taxman comes to sting you five-and-a-half months after the budget speech. But finance minister Pranab Mukherjee's decision to abolish the fringe benefits tax (FBT) last July is only now being clarified by the taxman, and the net result is that you will pay more tax.Not everybody, though. The abolition of FBT affect...

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Tax burden of salaried increased as they have to pay taxes on perquisites as pre FBT norms returned back

Income Tax - Salaried taxpayers enjoying perks, such as chauffeur-driven cars, will see their tax outgo jumping in the next three months as the government changed the way these perks are valued and lumps their whole year collection to three months. The Central Board of Direct Taxes on Friday notified new rules for valuation of perquisites provided by...

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Tax borne by employer on perquisites of employees would constitute non-monetary benefit and is exempt u/s 10(10CC)

Transocean Discoverer 534 Vs ACIT (ITAT Delhi) - At the outset, it was submitted by the learned AR that the first common ground raised by the assessees in the present appeals relating to exemption u/s 10(10CC) is covered by the decision of the Special Bench of the Tribunal in the case of RBF Rig Corpn. LLC (RBFRC) Vs. Asstt. Commissioner of Income...

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Taxability as perquisite of Transport facility provided to an employee from his residence to office and vice- versa

WNS Global services Pvt. Ltd. Vs ITO (ITAT Mumbai 'G' Bench) - Section 10 provides for the incomes which do not form part of total income, and cl.[i] of sub-sec.[14] of sec. 10 provides that any such special allowance or benefit, not being in the nature of a perquisite within the meaning of clause [2] of sec. 17, specifically granted to meet expenses wholly, ne...

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Gratuity payment under the Payment of Gratuity Act, 1972 or otherwise exempt to the extent covered under the Income Tax Act

North West Karnataka Road Transport Corporation Vs Deputy Labour Commissioner (High Court of Karnataka) - No doubt, section 192 of the Income-tax Act requires the employer to deduct the income-tax from the salary and the salary is defined under section 17 of the Income-tax Act, which includes wages, any annuity or pension, any gratuity, any fees, commissions, perquisites or profits in lieu of or in addi...

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Payment for transfer of right to use software loaded on hardware – not royalty

Lucent Technologies International Inc. Vs DCIT (ITAT Delhi) - Lucent Technologies International Inc. 1(“the assessee”) is a company incorporated in the USA. It is a tax resident of USA. It is a leading supplier of hardware and software used for GSM cellular radio telephone system. The assessee had supplied telecommunications hardware and software to its cu...

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Clarification regarding deduction in respect of contribution to pension scheme under Section 80 CCD

F.No. 275/192/2009-IT (B) - (09/02/2010) - A number of representations have been received regarding deduction under Section 80 CCD for contribution made under pension scheme in the light of Circular No-1 /2010 dated 11th Jan’2010 issued on the subject of Deduction of Tax at Source etc....

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Circular on adjustment of Advance FBT Paid for Assessment Year 2010-11

Circular No. 2/2010-Income Tax - (29/01/2010) - Circular No. 2/2010-Income Tax The Finance Act, 2005 introduced a levy namely Fringe Benefit Tax (FBT) on the value of certain fringe benefits as contained in Chapter XII H (Sections 115 W to 115 WL) of Income Tax Act, 1961. By the Finance (No. 2) Act, 2009 a new Section 115 WM was inserted to abol...

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Revised rules for valuation of perquisites for F.Y. 2009-10 & amp; onwards

Notification No. 94/2009 - Income Tax - (18/12/2009) - Notification No. 94/2009 - Income Tax For the purpose of computing the income chargeable under the head Salaries, the value of perquisites provided by the employer directly or indirectly to the assessee (hereinafter referred to as employee) or to any member of his household by reason of his employm...

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Valuation of Interest free/ concessional loan to employee- SBI Interest rate on 01.04.2016

Rule 3(7)(i): Interest free / concessional loan Any loan given free of interest or concessional interest shall be a taxable perquisite and calculated as follows: • Interest calculated at the rate charged by State Bank of India as on 1st day of pr...

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Valuation of perquisite in respect of free education

Fixed education allowance given in cash by the employer to the employee to meet the cost of education of the family members of the employee is exempt from tax to the extent of Rs. 100 per month per child (up to a maximum of two children). Moreover,any allowance granted to an employee to meet hostel expenditure of his child is exempt from ...

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Posted Under: Income Tax |

Salary Income – Meaning of term Perquisite and Taxability

Dictionary meaning 1. A gain or profit incidentally made from employments in addition to regular salary or wages,especially one of a kind expected or promised 2. Casual emolument or benefit attached to an office or position in addition to salary or wages 3. Anything left over that a servant or other has by custom a […]...

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Posted Under: Income Tax |

Taxability of Salary Income, Perquisites & Allowances

Salary is the remuneration received by or accruing to an individual, periodically, for service rendered as a result of an express or implied contract. The actual receipt of salary in the previous year is not material as far as its taxability is concerned. The existence of employer-employee relationship is the sine-qua¬non for taxing a pa...

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Salary income – Taxation of Perquisites

Perquisites taxable in the hands of the employee as a part of salary income Broadly, in this system, the perquisites taxable in the hands of the employee as a part of salary income include: 1) Value of rent-free or concessional rent accommodation provided by the employer.2) Value of any benefit/amenity granted free or at concess...

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Posted Under: Income Tax |

SBI Interest Rates on 1st April, 2011- For perquisite valuation

State Bank of India: Interest Rates on 1st April, 2011- For the purpose of computing perquisite valuation Interest rates as on 1st April, 2011 on various loans in Personal Segment advances are as under – ...

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Posted Under: Income Tax |

Tax borne by employer on perquisites of employees would constitute non-monetary benefit and is exempt u/s 10(10CC)

Transocean Discoverer 534 Vs ACIT (ITAT Delhi)

At the outset, it was submitted by the learned AR that the first common ground raised by the assessees in the present appeals relating to exemption u/s 10(10CC) is covered by the decision of the Special Bench of the Tribunal in the case of RBF Rig Corpn. LLC (RBFRC) Vs. Asstt. Commissioner of Income Tax – 109 ITD 141 wherein it was conc...

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Clarification regarding deduction in respect of contribution to pension scheme under Section 80 CCD

F.No. 275/192/2009-IT (B) (09/02/2010)

A number of representations have been received regarding deduction under Section 80 CCD for contribution made under pension scheme in the light of Circular No-1 /2010 dated 11th Jan’2010 issued on the subject of Deduction of Tax at Source etc....

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Circular on adjustment of Advance FBT Paid for Assessment Year 2010-11

Circular No. 2/2010-Income Tax (29/01/2010)

Circular No. 2/2010-Income Tax The Finance Act, 2005 introduced a levy namely Fringe Benefit Tax (FBT) on the value of certain fringe benefits as contained in Chapter XII H (Sections 115 W to 115 WL) of Income Tax Act, 1961. By the Finance (No. 2) Act, 2009 a new Section 115 WM was inserted to abolish the FBT with effect from Assessment ...

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Perquisite Valuation rules not considered the inflation and old exempt amount limit been kept

The fringe benefit tax (FBT) was strongly opposed by India Inc, but there is no doubt that it was beneficial to the employees — they did not have to directly bear the tax on many perquisites. The repeal of FBT meant uncertainty on taxation of perks. Thankfully, there are few changes to the valuation rules when compared to the rules that...

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