Section 80C

Deduction u/s. 80C for tuition / school / education fees

Income Tax - Deduction for tuition fees u/s. 80c of the Income Tax Act 1961 is available to Individual Assessee and is not available to HUF. Maximum Child: Deduction under this section is available for tuition fees paid on two children’s education. If Assessee have more then two children then he can claim tuition fees paid of only two children’s. ...

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Deduction under section 80C and Tax Planning

Income Tax - Section 80C replaced the existing Section 88 with more or less the same investment mix available in Section 88. The new section 80C has become effective w.e.f. 1st April, 2006. Even the section 80CCC on pension scheme contributions was merged with the above 80C. However, this new section has allowed a major change in the method of prov...

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Top 5 Legal ways to Save Tax

Income Tax - The Income Tax Act allows a salaried individual to claim certain deductions in order to save on taxes. However, to avail the benefits of such deductions, the individual must ensure proper tax planning during the year. Such deductions are allowed on the Gross Total Income (GTI), and income tax is levied on the balance income, […]...

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It’s Not Too Late To Save tax!

Income Tax - The deadline for making tax saving investments is 31 March. But, there is still time to adopt last minute tax saving tips to claims tax benefits offered by the Government. This article discusses some tax investment avenues which can be utilized before 31 March to lower one’s overall tax liability....

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5 Last-Minute Income Tax Saving Instruments

Income Tax - By now, you might have already submitted investment proofs to your company’s finance department to claim a tax deduction. However, if you have been running behind date, here are some useful tips to save your hard-earned money and taxes before the D-day. ...

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No Tax on Digital Turnover up to 66 Lakh after section 80C benefit

Income Tax - If a trader makes his transactions in cash on a turnover of Rs.Two Crore, then his income under the presumptive scheme will then be presumed to be Rs. 16 lakhs @ 8% of turnover. ...

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Senior Citizen Savings Schemes – Taxation and Status

Income Tax - Senior Citizen Savings Schemes deposits are eligible for deduction under section 80C of Income Tax Act but interest earned on deposit is taxable....

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Rajan wants increase in Tax Exemption Limit

Income Tax - In Mumbai on Wednesday RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan said that there is a need for increase in tax exemption limit under section 80C  on financial investments by individuals. Currently Section 80C  allows investments up to Rs.1.50 lakh. Section 80C was introduced in place of section 88 w.e.f. 1-4-2006. Limit of One Lakh of Investment unde...

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LIC Jeevan Sugam – New Single premium plan

Income Tax - LIC’s Jeevan Sugam is a non-linked single premium plan wherein the risk cover is a multiple of premium paid by you. On maturity this plan offers a Maturity Sum Assured chosen by you....

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Panel suggest increase in exemption limit to 3 lakh and in 80C deduction to 2.50 lakh

Income Tax - A Parliamentary panel scrutinising the Direct Taxes Code - DTC Bill has suggested raising the income tax exemption limit to 3 lakh rupees from the present 1.8 lakhs. It has also suggested hiking of deduction on savings to 2.5 lakh rupees....

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Contribution to unrecognized Provident fund not eligible for deduction U/s. 80C

M/s. Kodakkad Service Co-operative Bank Ltd. Vs The Income Tax Officer (TDS) (ITAT Cochin) - Admittedly, the contributions of the assessees to the Provident Fund are not a recognized Fund, the same are not eligible for deduction u/s. 80C (2) (vi) of the I.T. Act. ...

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Sukanya Samriddhi Account Rules, 2016

G.S.R.323(E) - (18/03/2016) - Sukanya Samridhi Account may be opened by the guardian in the name of a beneficiary who has not attained the age of ten years as on the date of opening of the Account:...

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Sec. 80C deduction on Investment in HDFC Retirement Saving Fund eligible from AY 2016-17

Notification No. 91/2015 - Income Tax - (08/12/2015) - Notification No. 91/2015 - Income Tax Central Government hereby specifies the HDFC Retirement Savings Fund, set up by the HDFC Mutual Fund registered under the Securities and Exchange Board of India (Mutual Funds) Regulations, 1996 having registration No. MF/044/00/6, dated the 30th June 2000, as a...

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Sukanya Samriddhi Account deposit eligible for Section 80C Deduction

Notification No. 09/2015 - Income Tax - (21/01/2015) - Notification No.09/2015 - Income Tax In exercise of the powers conferred by clause (viii) of sub-section (2) of section 80C of the Income-tax Act, 1961 (43 of 1961), the Central Government hereby specifies the 'Sukanya Samriddhi Account' for the purposes of the said clause....

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Govt. notifies 'Reliance Retirement Fund' as pension fund for deduction U/s. 80C

Notification No. 90/2014-Income Tax - (23/12/2014) - Notification No. 90/2014-Income Tax S.O.(E) In exercise of the powers conferred by clause (xiv) of sub- section (2) of section 80C of the Income-tax Act, 1961 (43 of 1961), the Central Government hereby specifies the Reliance Retirement Fund set up by the Reliance Mutual Fund registered under the Se...

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Section 80C- Bank term Deposit Limit increased to Rs. 1.50 Lakh

Notification No. 63/2014-Income Tax - (13/11/2014) - Notification No. 63/2014-Income Tax Finance Minister has increased Limit Under Section 80C of the Income Tax Act to Rs. 1.50 Lakh vide Budget 2014 w.e.f. Assessment Year 2015-16 and now CBDT has inconformity with the 80C amendment increased the Limit for Investment in Bank Term Deposit for the Purp...

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Deduction u/s. 80C for tuition / school / education fees

Deduction for tuition fees u/s. 80c of the Income Tax Act 1961 is available to Individual Assessee and is not available to HUF. Maximum Child: Deduction under this section is available for tuition fees paid on two children’s education. If Assessee have more then two children then he can claim tuition fees paid of only two children’s. ...

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Deduction under section 80C and Tax Planning

Section 80C replaced the existing Section 88 with more or less the same investment mix available in Section 88. The new section 80C has become effective w.e.f. 1st April, 2006. Even the section 80CCC on pension scheme contributions was merged with the above 80C. However, this new section has allowed a major change in the method of prov...

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Top 5 Legal ways to Save Tax

The Income Tax Act allows a salaried individual to claim certain deductions in order to save on taxes. However, to avail the benefits of such deductions, the individual must ensure proper tax planning during the year. Such deductions are allowed on the Gross Total Income (GTI), and income tax is levied on the balance income, […]...

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It’s Not Too Late To Save tax!

The deadline for making tax saving investments is 31 March. But, there is still time to adopt last minute tax saving tips to claims tax benefits offered by the Government. This article discusses some tax investment avenues which can be utilized before 31 March to lower one’s overall tax liability....

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5 Last-Minute Income Tax Saving Instruments

By now, you might have already submitted investment proofs to your company’s finance department to claim a tax deduction. However, if you have been running behind date, here are some useful tips to save your hard-earned money and taxes before the D-day. ...

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Sukanya Samriddhi Yojana – An Investment and Tax Saving Plan

Sukanya Samriddhi Yojana is a small deposit scheme of the Government of India meant exclusively for a girl child and is launched as a part of Beti Bachao Beti Padhao Campaign. The scheme is meant to meet the education and marriage expenses of a girl child. It is currently fetching higher interest rate and provides income-tax rebate....

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Contribution to unrecognized Provident fund not eligible for deduction U/s. 80C

M/s. Kodakkad Service Co-operative Bank Ltd. Vs The Income Tax Officer (TDS) (ITAT Cochin)

Admittedly, the contributions of the assessees to the Provident Fund are not a recognized Fund, the same are not eligible for deduction u/s. 80C (2) (vi) of the I.T. Act. ...

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Tax Benefit on Home Loan

Repayment of housing loan is through Equated Monthly Installments (EMI) which consists of principal and interest component. As the repayment comprises of 2 different components, the tax benefit on home loan is governed by different sections of the Income Tax Act and these are claimed as tax deductions under different sections while filing...

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Now is the time to attack! Start firing bullets at your taxes

Act before March-end, so that you don’t have to regret in July! So many clients put their palms on their head, when it is the time to pay taxes and file return, in July. Taxes have already fired at them, they have done nothing to save themselves against the tax shots....

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Tax Benefits on Life Insurance Plans

Life Insurance Policy not only provides insurance but also qualifies for tax savings under section 80C of the Income Tax Act, 1961. Many people ask me as to why should we invest in plans of Life Insurance Co. of India when better returns can be obtained from other avenues like NSC, jewellery, land, etc. ...

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