Section 80C - Page 20

Last Minute Tax Saving Investments

With the end of the financial year looming ahead, it is time to assess your tax liability, and consider tax-saving investment options to reduce your tax liability to the maximum extent possible. While tax planning should not be a last-minute exercise, minimizing tax payable on unexpected incomes or profits can be easily done before the [&...

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How effective rate of return on PPF can come upto 12.59%

There are many features which make PPF an attractive investment vehicle for many a people right from getting deduction under 80C to being one of the safe instrument for providing long term wealth. Many of these features are often talked about and discussed but two things which are talked about in parts but not as a whole are why PPF is te...

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All about taxability of Income From house property

Determination of Annual Value of Self-occupied property. Annual Value of one house away from work place.Determination of Annual Value of Let out house properties. Other Permissible Deductions from Annual Value in cases of let out properties. Interest for pre-construction period. Benefit for vacancy for the period when the property remain...

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Union Budget 2015 – Key takeaways for individuals

The expectation from the Government was to reduce the tax burden for overall middle class, however there was no alteration in the income tax slabs, only some additional deductions are been introduced in the budget. The Finance Minister has said that individuals can now increase its non-taxable income close to Rs 450,000 a year if they pla...

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Tax planning for financial year 2014-15

As the financial year draws to a close, we all start feeling the heat and realise that yes, now we have to invest in order to save tax. Whilst investing with tax saving and tax planning in mind is the key, these investments must be part of a larger financial plan - to achieve certain life goals and protect capital. Unfortunately, tax plan...

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Budget may have some good news for taxpayers

Increase in basic exemption limit:- Sources familiar with the developments said the finance minister may increase the basic exemption limit for individuals from Rs 1,60,000 to Rs 1,80,000-Rs 200,000. There could be an increase in the exemption limits for women and senior citizens as well, in the range of Rs 10,000 to Rs 30,000. The minist...

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Expectation of Individuals from forthcoming budget

Raise the bar: The slab of tax free income has not moved up in line with the real inflation. The current basic exemption limit of Rs 2,50,000 should be increased to Rs 3,00,000. This will increase the purchasing power of individuals and stimulate demand....

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Rajan wants increase in Tax Exemption Limit

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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Second 'House'- Problematic in Real life as well as in Income Tax?

Krishna, what are the Provisions in Income Tax Act, when a Taxpayer already owns a house and again Purchases another house i.e., 'Second House'? Arjuna, listen carefully; otherwise having a second house may become a hardship. E.g. If the Taxpayer is having a House at Aurangabad and he purchases another Flat at Mumbai, then he has to show ...

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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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