salary income

Set-off & carry-forward of losses under Income-Tax Act, 1961

Income Tax - The Income-Tax Act, 1961, allows set-off and carry-forward of the loss incurred by any assessee subject to some restrictions Apart from other information, the new income-tax forms, ITR-1 to ITR-8, notified by the Central government seeks details on set-off of losses. Now almost every assessee has to give this information. Therefore, one h...

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How to Calculate TDS on Salary

Income Tax - TDS: Tax Deducted at Source was established for collecting tax from the income sources according to the Indian Income Tax Act of 1961. TDS is helpful in minimizing tax evasion by taxing the income at the time than at an after date. The deductor who is responsible for making payment of income to the deductee […]...

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List of Allowances/Perquisites/Deductions available to salaried persons

Income Tax - If you are a salaried person, you have a right to claim the benefits of an exemptions available on your few parts of the salary components given either in the form of ‘Allowances or Perquisites’. Here is the list given of most of the common exemptions which can be availed by a salaried person on […]...

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Salary – Tax Treatment of Gratuities

Income Tax - The word ‘Gratuity’, has not been defined in the Income-Tax Act, 1961(the Act). In the absence of any definition of ‘Gratuity’ in the Act, its meaning as provided in the dictionaries has to be referred to. The word ‘Gratuity’ has been variously defined in the Advanced Law Lexicon by P.R. Aiyar. The aforesaid definition is to b...

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House Rent Allowance – A Tax planning tool for Salaried

Income Tax - Generally employee submits Rent receipt and rent deed to his employer to claim exemption of tax on account of HRA however recently CBDT vide circular :08/2013 dated 10 Oct 2013 has made mandatory that If annual rent paid by the employee to his/her land lord exceeds Rs 1,00,000 per annum...

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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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LTC: TDS deductible on reimbursement to staff for foreign travel leg

State Bank of Bikaner and Jaipur (Now SBI) Vs ITO (TDS) (ITAT Jaipur) - ITAT held that order of the ld CIT(A) is hereby affirmed where he has held the assessee bank to be assessee in default for short-deduction of TDS on LFC/LTC claim relating to foreign leg of the travel of its employees being not eligible for exemption under section 10(5) r/w Rule 2B....

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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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TDS and Tax on Salary | Section 192 | FY 2020-21 | AY 2021-22

Circular No. 20/2020 - (03/12/2020) - CBDT issued Income Tax Circular No. 20/2020 dated 03rd December 2020 which contains provision for TDS on Salary for the Financial Year 2020-21 under Section 192 of the Income-Tax Act, 1961. Text of the Circular is as follows:- GOVERNMENT OF INDIA MINISTRY OF FINANCE (DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE) CENTRAL B...

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Clarification regarding relaxation of purchase of air tickets from authorized Travel Agents for LTC

Office Memorandum No. 43020/2/2016-Estt (A.IV) - (19/02/2020) - Procedure for booking of air-tickets on LTC and to say that as per the extant instructions, whenever a Government servant claims LTC by air, he/she is required to book the air tickets directly from the airlines (Booking counters, website of airlines) or by utilizing the services of the authorized tr...

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TDS and Tax on Salary | Section 192 | FY 2019-20 | AY 2020-21

Circular No. 04/2020-Income Tax - (16/01/2020) - CBDT has released Circular No. 4/2020 which explains provisions related to TDS on Salary under Section 192 of Income Tax Act, 1961 applicable for A.Y. 2020-21 or F.Y. 2019-20. Circular also explains taxation of different components of Salary, Tax Treatment of Allowances, Perquisites, Retirement bene...

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CBDT Rectifies notification amending Income Tax Form 16

Notification No. 38/2019-Income Tax [G.S.R. 347(E)] - (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 and Tax on Salary | Section 192 | FY 2020-21 | AY 2021-22

Circular No. 20/2020 (03/12/2020)

CBDT issued Income Tax Circular No. 20/2020 dated 03rd December 2020 which contains provision for TDS on Salary for the Financial Year 2020-21 under Section 192 of the Income-Tax Act, 1961. Text of the Circular is as follows:- GOVERNMENT OF INDIA MINISTRY OF FINANCE (DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE) CENTRAL BOARD OF DIRECT TAXES DEDUCTION OF TAX [&...

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Set-off & carry-forward of losses under Income-Tax Act, 1961

The Income-Tax Act, 1961, allows set-off and carry-forward of the loss incurred by any assessee subject to some restrictions Apart from other information, the new income-tax forms, ITR-1 to ITR-8, notified by the Central government seeks details on set-off of losses. Now almost every assessee has to give this information. Therefore, one h...

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How to Calculate TDS on Salary

TDS: Tax Deducted at Source was established for collecting tax from the income sources according to the Indian Income Tax Act of 1961. TDS is helpful in minimizing tax evasion by taxing the income at the time than at an after date. The deductor who is responsible for making payment of income to the deductee […]...

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List of Allowances/Perquisites/Deductions available to salaried persons

If you are a salaried person, you have a right to claim the benefits of an exemptions available on your few parts of the salary components given either in the form of ‘Allowances or Perquisites’. Here is the list given of most of the common exemptions which can be availed by a salaried person on […]...

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Salary – Tax Treatment of Gratuities

The word ‘Gratuity’, has not been defined in the Income-Tax Act, 1961(the Act). In the absence of any definition of ‘Gratuity’ in the Act, its meaning as provided in the dictionaries has to be referred to. The word ‘Gratuity’ has been variously defined in the Advanced Law Lexicon by P.R. Aiyar. The aforesaid definition is to b...

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House Rent Allowance – A Tax planning tool for Salaried

Generally employee submits Rent receipt and rent deed to his employer to claim exemption of tax on account of HRA however recently CBDT vide circular :08/2013 dated 10 Oct 2013 has made mandatory that If annual rent paid by the employee to his/her land lord exceeds Rs 1,00,000 per annum...

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SBI Interest rate as on 01.04.2020 (AY 2021-22)- Valuation of Interest Free Loan As Perquisites

Interest free or concessional loans [Rule 3(7)(i)]: It is common practice, particularly in financial institutions, to provide interest free or concessional loans to employees or any member of his household. The value of perquisite arising from such loans would be the excess of interest payable at prescribed interest rate over interest, if...

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TDS deductible on Salary Paid to Partners?

o Employer Employee Relationship exist between a partnership firm and partners so TDS is not required to be deducted on Partner’s Remuneration....

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VRS- A Complete Guide for Tax Planning

A Salaried man can receive VRS more than once in his lifetime. But he can plan his tax liability only once. VRS (Voluntary Retirement Scheme) – VRS is often offered by the corporates for retrenchment of its surplus work force and directly to cut short it’s one of the major operating expense in form of […]...

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Valuation of Interest free/ concessional loan to employee- SBI Interest rate on 01.04.2019 for AY 2020-21

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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