salary income

Pension Income and applicability of Standard deduction u/s 16(ia)

Income Tax - Pension Income and applicability of Standard deduction u/s 16(ia) There are various types of Pensions that a person can receive, some of these are as below: 1. Annuity (uncommuted Pension) received from current employer 2. Annuity (uncommuted Pension) received from former employer 3. Family pension (i.e pension received after death of emp...

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Treatment of Tax paid by employer on Non-Monetary Perquisites

Income Tax - Perquisite has a known normal meaning, namely, a personal advantage; something that benefits a man by going “into his own pocket”. The perquisites are taxable under the head salary in the Income Tax Act. As per Section 17(2)(iv), perquisite includes ‘any sum paid by the employer in respect of any obligation which, but for such [&hel...

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Taxation of leave Encashment

Income Tax - The encashment of leave is allowed during continuance of the employment as well as on leaving the job as part of full and final settlement. Income tax laws also give concessional treatment for encashment of such paid leaves by employees....

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Salary Income – Answer to Common issues

Income Tax - section 17​​ of the Income-tax Act defines the term salary. However, not going into the technical definition, generally whatever is received by an employee from an employer in cash, kind or as a facility [perquisite] is considered as salary....

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TDS is deductible on ESOP

Income Tax - Employee Stock Options Plans (ESOPs) and its different variants like Employees Stock Purchase Plans, Stock Appreciation Rights, Stock Awards, etc, have been used by employers to attract, retain and motivate employees. ESOPs have been popular primarily in the knowledge-based industries like information technology, biotechnology, etc. Howev...

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Advisory on Tax Evasion by Salaried Taxpayers

Income Tax - Cautionary Advisory on Reports of tax evasion by under-reporting income or inflating deductions/Exemptions by salaried taxpayers. The Income Tax Department has from time to time issued advertisements requesting taxpayers to report their correct income in their Income Tax Returns....

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Standard deduction available on pension from former employer: CBDT

Income Tax - The Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) has clarified that the pension received by a taxpayer from his former employer is taxable under the head Salaries. The Finance Act, 2018 has amended Section 16 of the Income–tax Act, 1961...

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BCAS represents on wrong TDS filing return due date in recent Circular

Income Tax - BCAS made a Representation to CBDT regarding error in stating due date for Filing of Quarterly TDS Statements for Financial Year 2016-2017 in Circular 1/2017. ...

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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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Salaried Taxpayers with total Income up to Rs. 5 lakh Exempted from filing Income Tax Return for Assessment Year 2011-12

Income Tax - Individuals having total income up to Rs. 5,00,000 for FY 2010-11, after allowable deductions, consisting of salary from a single employer and interest income from deposits in a saving bank account up to Rs. 10,000 are not required to file their income tax return. Such individuals must report their Permanent Account Number (PAN) and the e...

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Relief U/s. 89 available in respect of any arrear related to a Perquisite

Rajesh Kumar Vs. ACIT (ITAT Agra) - Rajesh Kumar vs. ACIT (ITAT Agra) Section 17(1) defines ‘salary’ and ‘perquisite’ separately for the purposes of sections 15 and 16. Section 15 is the charging section qua income from salary, whereas section 16 deals with deduction there-from. Section 17(1)(iv) says that ‘salary’ include...

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Assessee liable to deduct TDS on perquisite Value of Motor Car

TCG Lifesciences Pvt. Ltd Vs ITO (ITAT Kolkata) - Value of perquisite provided by the assessee company to its employees in the form of reimbursement of car running and maintenance charges was chargeable to tax in their hands and the assessee was liable to deduct tax at source from the said value. ...

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Foreign Business Tour by Non-Employee Director/Shareholder of Company not taxable as Perquisite

Mrs Kinty Suri Vs ITO (ITAT Delhi) - Assessee was a non-employee director and share holder in the company and no salary or director’s fees was paid to her by the company during the year under consideration....

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Amount Deducted for Notice Period is not Taxable as Salary

Shri Nandinho Rebello Vs DCIT (ITAT Ahmedabad) - It is pertinent to note that the assessee has actually received the salary from his previous employers after deducting the notice period as per the job agreement with them. Therefore, in our considered view, the actual salary received by the assessee is only taxable....

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LTC to Public Bank Employees for Travelling Abroad is subject to TDS

Syndicate.Bank Vs The Assistant. Commissioner of Income-tax (ITAT Bangalore) - Provisions of section 10(5) of were introduced in order to motivate the employees and also to encourage tourism in India and, therefore, the reimbursement of LTC/LFC was exempted, but, there was no intention of the Legislature to allow the employees to travel abroad under the garb of benefit of LTC ...

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TDS on Salary for FY 2018-19 – Major/important Points to Remember

CBDT Circular No.1 of 2019 - (04/01/2019) - CBDT’s Circular No. 1 of 2019 dated 01.01.2019– Major/important Points to Remember The CBDT has issued circular No. 1 on 01.01.2019 in respect of the Deduction of tax at Source from Salaries u/s 192 of the Income Tax Act, 1961. Some of the major / important points to remember are; 1. Standar...

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TDS on Salary for Financial Year 2018-19

Circulars No. 1/2019 - (01/01/2019) - CBDT issued Circular No. 01/2019 on Deduction Of Tax At Source (TDS)-Income-Tax Deduction From Salaries Under Section 192 Of The Income-Tax Act, 1961 During The Financial Year 2018-19 / Assessment Year 2019-20. Circular Covers Deduction Of Tax At Source (TDS)-Income-Tax Deduction From Salaries Under...

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All about TDS on Salary for Financial Year 2016-17

Circular No. 01/2017-Income Tax - (02/01/2017) - Post deals with TDS on Salary for Financial Year 2016-17 / Assessment Year 2017-18 & explains how much TDS to be deducted and valuation of perquisites, Allowances etc....

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Revision in TDS due date & Supporting for claim of Deduction from Salary

Notification No. 30/2016-Income Tax - (29/04/2016) - 26C. Furnishing of evidence of claims by employee for deduction of tax under section 192.- (1) The assessee shall furnish to the person responsible for making payment under sub-section (1) of section 192, the evidence or the particulars of the claims referred to in sub-rule (2), in Form No.12BB for ...

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Deaf and dumb assesse can now claim Transport allowance exemption upto Rs. 3200 p.m.

Notification No. 75/2015 - Income Tax - (23/09/2015) - Notification No. 75/2015 - Income Tax - Under Rule 2BB of Income Tax Rules various allowance and extent to which the same can be claimed as exempt by Salaried Assessee is been specified. Under the same rule Exemption limit of Transport allowance also been given. In this rule be amendment the higher ...

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Pension Income and applicability of Standard deduction u/s 16(ia)

Pension Income and applicability of Standard deduction u/s 16(ia) There are various types of Pensions that a person can receive, some of these are as below: 1. Annuity (uncommuted Pension) received from current employer 2. Annuity (uncommuted Pension) received from former employer 3. Family pension (i.e pension received after death of emp...

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Treatment of Tax paid by employer on Non-Monetary Perquisites

Perquisite has a known normal meaning, namely, a personal advantage; something that benefits a man by going “into his own pocket”. The perquisites are taxable under the head salary in the Income Tax Act. As per Section 17(2)(iv), perquisite includes ‘any sum paid by the employer in respect of any obligation which, but for such [&hel...

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TDS on Salary for FY 2018-19 – Major/important Points to Remember

CBDT Circular No.1 of 2019 (04/01/2019)

CBDT’s Circular No. 1 of 2019 dated 01.01.2019– Major/important Points to Remember The CBDT has issued circular No. 1 on 01.01.2019 in respect of the Deduction of tax at Source from Salaries u/s 192 of the Income Tax Act, 1961. Some of the major / important points to remember are; 1. Standard Deduction u/s 16(ia). […]...

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TDS on Salary for Financial Year 2018-19

Circulars No. 1/2019 (01/01/2019)

CBDT issued Circular No. 01/2019 on Deduction Of Tax At Source (TDS)-Income-Tax Deduction From Salaries Under Section 192 Of The Income-Tax Act, 1961 During The Financial Year 2018-19 / Assessment Year 2019-20. Circular Covers Deduction Of Tax At Source (TDS)-Income-Tax Deduction From Salaries Under Section 192 Of The Income-Tax Act, 1961...

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Taxation of leave Encashment

The encashment of leave is allowed during continuance of the employment as well as on leaving the job as part of full and final settlement. Income tax laws also give concessional treatment for encashment of such paid leaves by employees....

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Relief U/s. 89 available in respect of any arrear related to a Perquisite

Rajesh Kumar Vs. ACIT (ITAT Agra)

Rajesh Kumar vs. ACIT (ITAT Agra) Section 17(1) defines ‘salary’ and ‘perquisite’ separately for the purposes of sections 15 and 16. Section 15 is the charging section qua income from salary, whereas section 16 deals with deduction there-from. Section 17(1)(iv) says that ‘salary’ includes, inter alia, perquisites. Relief u/s 8...

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Salary Income – Answer to Common issues

section 17​​ of the Income-tax Act defines the term salary. However, not going into the technical definition, generally whatever is received by an employee from an employer in cash, kind or as a facility [perquisite] is considered as salary....

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TDS is deductible on ESOP

Employee Stock Options Plans (ESOPs) and its different variants like Employees Stock Purchase Plans, Stock Appreciation Rights, Stock Awards, etc, have been used by employers to attract, retain and motivate employees. ESOPs have been popular primarily in the knowledge-based industries like information technology, biotechnology, etc. Howev...

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Deduction In Respect of Leave Encashment on Resignation

The controversy as to whether the payment received by an employee by way of leave encashment at the time of his resignation from service, is entitled to exemption U/S 10 (10AA) of the Income-Tax Act 1961 ( the Act), still continues, though the Hon’ble High Courts of Bombay and Madras have held that the benefit of S.10(10AA) of the Act i...

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Income tax Planning in respect of Salary Perquisites

For employees of large Indian and multinational companies, benefits go beyond salaries to include lifestyle perks such as company accommodation or club membership. Growth in business operations and competition for talent are now prompting even mid-sized companies to adopt the HR practices of such large companies. However, with tax regula...

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