Section 80C

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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Avenues to Save Tax in F.Y. 2019-20

Income Tax - Author discusses 7 Avenues to Save Tax in F.Y. 2019-20 which includes Deduction under Section 80C on Specified Investments or Expenses, Deduction for Contribution to the National Pension System, Deduction for payment of Health Insurance/Mediclaim Premiums, Deduction on Home rent paid by you, Deduction on the interest on your home loan, De...

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A new way to do tax planning and why hardly anyone “gets it”

Income Tax - It really hurts to see a large pie of the salary cut towards tax. So the obvious question in everyones mind is How do I reduce my tax?. Every year we are forced to invest in something which reduces our tax liability. It may be NSC…it may be PPF…it may be ulip…it may be Mutual Fund ELSS....

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Be a Tax Saving Ninja by Equipping Yourself with Right Knowledge

Income Tax - Taxes are an integral part of our economy. They are unavoidable for all individuals who fall in the tax bracket. However, the Income Tax Act offers various exemptions and benefits, which if used smartly can help you save a large portion of your income. However, what you need most for saving tax the right way […]...

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Section 80C Deduction 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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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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Sec. 80C Allowable on Principal Loan Payment for residential Flat irrespective of use

A. Ashok Simha Reddy Vs. DCIT (ITAT Hyderabad) - The learned Counsel for the assessee has filed a chart depicting various issues arising in all of these appeals and it is seen that most of the issues are repetitive in all the years. Therefore, we are disposing of the appeals on the basis of the issues arising therefrom....

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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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Recent Posts in "Section 80C"

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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Avenues to Save Tax in F.Y. 2019-20

Author discusses 7 Avenues to Save Tax in F.Y. 2019-20 which includes Deduction under Section 80C on Specified Investments or Expenses, Deduction for Contribution to the National Pension System, Deduction for payment of Health Insurance/Mediclaim Premiums, Deduction on Home rent paid by you, Deduction on the interest on your home loan, De...

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A new way to do tax planning and why hardly anyone “gets it”

It really hurts to see a large pie of the salary cut towards tax. So the obvious question in everyones mind is How do I reduce my tax?. Every year we are forced to invest in something which reduces our tax liability. It may be NSC…it may be PPF…it may be ulip…it may be Mutual Fund ELSS....

Read More
Posted Under: Income Tax |

Be a Tax Saving Ninja by Equipping Yourself with Right Knowledge

Taxes are an integral part of our economy. They are unavoidable for all individuals who fall in the tax bracket. However, the Income Tax Act offers various exemptions and benefits, which if used smartly can help you save a large portion of your income. However, what you need most for saving tax the right way […]...

Read More
Posted Under: Income Tax |

Section 80C Deduction 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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Difference between PPF Scheme, 1968 and PPF Scheme, 2019

Public Provident Fund ( PPF) was initially introduced in India in 1968, which is now overruled by the new scheme introduced by Central Government on 12th December, 2019 i.e Public Provident Fund Scheme, 2019 vide notification No. G.S.R. 915(E).  As we all aware that the Public Provident Fund (PPF) is considered as most important and [&he...

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How to extend PPF account beyond 15 years

We have to initially open the Open the PPF account for 15 years and after the initial period of 15 years is over, one can keep on extending the deposit for a period of 5 years at a time. In fact, this is where the magic of PPF begins. One need not start a fresh PPF account and continue it for all of 15 years — just extend the old one fo...

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How to save Rs 1 crore with a basic salary of Rs 25,000

How to save Rs 1 crore with a basic salary of Rs 25,000 or less with Tax Benefit u/s 80C Creating a corpus of Rs 1 crore on retirement is possible for most employees. However, for those who are low-earners, it might require a bit more active approach when it is invested in systemic manner […]...

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How to withdraw amount from PPF Account

(i) Anytime after the expiry of 5 years from the end of the financial year in which the initial subscription for Public Provident Fund (PPF) Account was made, the subscriber may withdraw 50% of the balance to his credit at the end of 4th year immediately preceding the year of withdrawal or the amount at the […]...

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