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Taxability on Notice Pay Recovery

Goods and Services Tax - Question: Whether the tax is payable on recovery made by company from the employees It is submitted that applicability of tax on the notice pay recovery is not free from doubt uptill now since there is no precedent judgement which clarifies that the notice pay is taxable or not. I hereby discuss the following points […]...

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Allowances / Exemptions Under Income Tax Act, 1961

Goods and Services Tax - Taxpayers are normally aware of deduction under the Income Tax Act, 1961 for which they are eligible but it is noticed that taxpayers are found unaware of Taxability of Various Allowances and exemptions available to them under different sources of Income i.e. Salary , Business Income, House property other sources etc....

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Tax Treatment of Income from Salary in Brief

Goods and Services 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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Taxation of Salaries earned abroad by Residents & Relief from Double Taxation

Goods and Services Tax - 1. Salary means all remuneration paid or due under an express or implied contract of employment except that received by a partner of a firm from the firm. It includes wages, annuity or pension, gratuity, fess, commission, perquisites or profits in lieu of or in addition to any salary or wages or any advance of […]...

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Salary Income – Answer to Common issues

Goods and Services 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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Advisory on Tax Evasion by Salaried Taxpayers

Goods and Services 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

Goods and Services 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

Goods and Services 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

Goods and Services 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

Goods and Services 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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Non-charging of interest on loan to director – Perquisite?

DCIT Vs Shri Shekhar G. Patel (ITAT Ahmedabad) - Non-charging of interest on the loan amount given by lending company to its director could not be a perquisite as no remuneration or salary in the capacity of the director had been drawn from the lending company nor any interest expenditure was shown in its profit and loss account....

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TDS deductible on Salary Paid to missionary teacher irrespective of subsequent use

Fr. Sabu P.Thomas Vs Union of India (Kerala High Court) - Fr. Sabu P.Thomas Vs Union of India (Kerala High Court) The receipts in question, in the instant cases, are amounts by way of salary and pension. These payments accrue to the individuals concerned, who have rendered service in their individual capacity and based on the educational qualifications and...

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TDS U/s. 192 deductible on car running & maintenance expenses paid to staff

TCG Lifesciences Pvt. Ltd. Vs ITO (ITAT Kolkata) - TCG Lifesciences Pvt. Ltd. Vs ITO (ITAT Kolkata)  In the present case, the requisite details as specified in Clause (B) of sub-rule 2 of rule 3 of Income Tax Rules 1962 were not maintained by the assessee and this being the undisputed position, we find ourselves in agreement with the authorities be...

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TDS not deductible on salary to Nuns/Fathers/Priests

Institute of the Fransican Missionaries of Mary Vs Union of India (Madras High Court) - The common issue which falls for consideration in these batch of cases is as to whether the respondent, the Income Tax Department, is justified in insisting upon recovery of tax at source from the salary payable to Nuns/Fathers/Priests working in various Teaching Institutions established and adminis...

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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 cl...

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CBDT Rectifies notification amending Income Tax Form 16

Notification No. 38/2019 - (03/05/2019) - CBDT amends notification no. Notification No. 36/2019 by which CBDT notified detailed format of Salary Certificate | Form No. 16 | Form No. 24Q. MINISTRY OF FINANCE (Department of Revenue) (CENTRAL BOARD OF DIRECT TAXES) Notification No. 38/2019 New Delhi, the 3rd May, 2019 G.S.R. 347(E).—In the n...

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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

Circular No. 01/2019-Income Tax - (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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Taxability on Notice Pay Recovery

Question: Whether the tax is payable on recovery made by company from the employees It is submitted that applicability of tax on the notice pay recovery is not free from doubt uptill now since there is no precedent judgement which clarifies that the notice pay is taxable or not. I hereby discuss the following points […]...

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Allowances / Exemptions Under Income Tax Act, 1961

Taxpayers are normally aware of deduction under the Income Tax Act, 1961 for which they are eligible but it is noticed that taxpayers are found unaware of Taxability of Various Allowances and exemptions available to them under different sources of Income i.e. Salary , Business Income, House property other sources etc....

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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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Taxation of Salaries earned abroad by Residents & Relief from Double Taxation

1. Salary means all remuneration paid or due under an express or implied contract of employment except that received by a partner of a firm from the firm. It includes wages, annuity or pension, gratuity, fess, commission, perquisites or profits in lieu of or in addition to any salary or wages or any advance of […]...

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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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Income tax benefits available to Salaried Persons for A.Y. 2020-21

Articles compiles List of benefits available to Salaried Persons for AY 2019-20 which includes 1. House Rent Allowance, Children Education Allowance, Hostel Expenditure Allowance, Transport Allowance and other allowances 2. Perquisites...

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Income Tax Tips for Government Employees (Assessment Year 2020-21)

Tax Planning Measures for Government Employees for the Assessment Year 2020-2021 (Financial Year 2019-2020). 1. If your Gross Total Income is less than 5 lakhs, no special tax planning is needed from yourself. You may claim Rebate under Section 87A which amounts to a maximum of Rs.12500 in the Assessment Year 2020-2021.Gross Total Income ...

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Salaried employee? Know how to file Income Tax Returns online

If you are a salaried employee and want to know how to e-File your tax returns or file your Income Tax return online, please read this. Salary is the primary source of your income, for a salaried employee. You may also have interest income from a bank. A salaried employee needs to choose Form ITR-1 […]...

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How to reduce taxes on salary

Introduction The salaried employees are always in a frenzy about taxes and plans out ways to save it. The allowances and perquisites received by a salaried person is either fully taxable or partly taxable or exempt. The article below illustrates different ways in which salaried class can save their taxes. 1. Standard Deduction Standard De...

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FAQ on Salary Income

Q.1 What is considered as salary income?​​​​​​​ Ans: 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. Q.2 What are allowanc...

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