salary income

Interest free loan from employer & loans at concessional rates

Income Tax - In some cases companies extends loan facility to its employee for various purposes – like education, medical treatment, marriage, etc. These loans are generally free and recovered from salary of employees in the form of deduction of equal amount over a period of time, which vary from 6month to 7 years as per policy of […]...

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Basic Components of Salary and its Taxation

Income Tax - CTC is cost to company and the components are Basic +HRA +Conveyance +Mobile/Telephone Expense Reimbursement +Medical Reimbursement +All allowances +Leave Travel Allowance (LTA)....

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Allowances / Exemptions Under Income Tax Act, 1961

Income 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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Income tax benefits available to Salaried Persons for A.Y. 2021-22

Income Tax - 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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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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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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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 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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Interest free loan from employer & loans at concessional rates

In some cases companies extends loan facility to its employee for various purposes – like education, medical treatment, marriage, etc. These loans are generally free and recovered from salary of employees in the form of deduction of equal amount over a period of time, which vary from 6month to 7 years as per policy of […]...

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Basic Components of Salary and its Taxation

CTC is cost to company and the components are Basic +HRA +Conveyance +Mobile/Telephone Expense Reimbursement +Medical Reimbursement +All allowances +Leave Travel Allowance (LTA)....

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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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Income tax benefits available to Salaried Persons for A.Y. 2021-22

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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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 Calculator with Form-16 & salary Statement for A.Y-2020-21

Latest Income Tax Calculator with Form-16 and salary Statement (3 in 1) for A.Y-2020-21 in Excel format. In the view of currently corona virus pandemic government has extended the due dates of various returns including TDS return up to 30 June 2020 So the date to issue Form-16 by the employer has also defer. Due […]...

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Tax Treatment – Salary Income, allowances & perquisites

Salary is chargeable to tax on due or receipt basis whichever is earlier and includes wages, annuity or pension, gratuity, fees, commission, perquisites or profits in lieu of salary, advance salary, leave encashment, etc....

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Format of Proposed Savings Declaration for Salaried Staff for FY 2020-21

Proposed Savings Declaration Format for Salaried Staff for Financial Year 2020-21 relevant to Assessment Year 2021-22 Article compiles format of Deceleration to be taken by HR Department of the Company from its Employees for Proper deduction of TDS on Salary for Financial Year 2020-21 related to Saving to be made by Employees and which In...

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Employee Stock Option Plan – An Overview- As amended by Finance Act, 2020

An Overview of Employee Stock Option Plan (As amended by Finance Act, 2020) Introduction ESOPs are a significant component in the compensation of the employees of start-ups as it allows the founders and start-ups to employ highly talented employees at a relatively low salary amount with balance being made up via ESOPs. ESOPs are taxed [&h...

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Taxability of Prepaid / Sodexo Coupons Under Salary Income

As it is not possible to discuss all the perquisites in one article, let us discuss the taxability of a perquisite which is always in question – taxability of prepaid coupons say for example Sodexo coupons which are very famous. These days many employers are giving sodexo coupons to the employees. The value of the coupons varies from em...

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