Section 80G

Tax Deduction U/s. 80G for Donations towards Social Causes

Income Tax - Have you donated money for charity, social or philanthropic purposes, or, have made contributions towards a National Relief Fund? If yes, then you could use these donations to reduce your tax outgo. The Income Tax Act encourages charitable deeds towards the poor and needy, and offers donors tax benefits under Section 80G. Read on to find...

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This Independence Day, let’s start contributing to Indian Security forces actively

Income Tax - Deduction under Section 80G: Every taxpayer can make contribution/donation to specific funds in order to claim deduction from his Gross Total Income to reduce the tax liability. Contributions made to certain relief funds and charitable institutions can be claimed as a deduction under Section 80G of the Income Tax Act....

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Lesser Known Tax Saving Tips / Deductions

Income Tax - For most of the people 'tax savings' brings to mind life insurance, PPF, NSC, Sukanya Samriddhi Account and equity-linked savings scheme, among others, that qualify for tax deduction under Section 80C of the Income-Tax Act. An individual can claim tax deductions of up to Rs 1.50 lakh (One Lakh Up to AY 2014-15) under 80C. ...

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Deduction we use to forget while computing taxable income

Income Tax - Deduction for Medical treatment of dependent :- Under Section 80DD of the Act, where an individual has incurred expenditure for the medical treatment, training and rehabilitation of a dependent, being a person with disability or has paid or deposited any amount under prescribed scheme for the maintenance of dependent, such individual will...

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Deductions U/s 80G for Donation

Income Tax - Contributions made to certain relief funds and charitable institutions can be claimed as a deduction under Section 80G of the Income Tax Act. All donations are not eligible for deduction under section 80G. Only donations made to prescribed funds qualify as a deduction....

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Publicise Income Tax Exemption to PM's Relief Fund – PMO

Income Tax - Prime Minister's National Relief Fund (PMNRF) was constituted in January, 1948 to assist displaced persons from Pakistan. The resources of the PMNRF are now utilized primarily to render immediate relief to the affected families of those killed/ injured in natural calamities like floods, cyclones and earthquakes, etc, or in the major accid...

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CBDT clarification on tax benefits for NGOs and charitable institutions

Income Tax - The government has clarified that institutions like NGOs, charitable institutions and others who are eligible for tax benefits and can also issue tax benefit receipts to those paying donations would not need to renew their status unless it is withdra...

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Weighted Deduction Increased to 175% W.E.F 1st April 2010 For Sum Paid out of Buisiness Income to University and other Educational Institutions for Scientific Research And Development

Income Tax - The Income Tax Act, 1961, before amendment by Finance Act, 2010, allowed a weighted deduction of 125% for any sum paid out of business income to a university, college or other institution in case the amount is used for scientific research. Similar weighted deduction of 125% was also allowed for any sum paid out of business income to a nat...

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Denial of application for approval u/s 80G justified as society spends more than 5% of Total Income on religious activities

Bhuvaneshwari Kali Thakuranir Seva Samity Vill Vs Commissioner of Income Tax (ITAT Kolkata) - This is an appeal by the Assessee directed against the order dated 22.12.2016 of the ld. CIT, Exemptions (ld. CIT(E)), Kolkata relating to A.Y.2016-17, wherein the ld. CIT(E) has passed an order rejecting grant of the approval u/s 80G of the Income-tax Act, 1961 (here nafter referred to as the Act)....

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Certificate U/s. 80G would not automatically lead to exemption from purview of Payment of Bonus Act, 1965

Batra Hospital Employees Union Vs. Batra Hospital & Medical Research (Delhi High Court) - Batra Hospital Employees Union Vs. Batra Hospital & Medical Research (Delhi High Court) It would be hazardous to presume that every organization, which is certified under Section 80-G of the Income Tax Act, would, of necessity, be entitled, ipso facto, to immunity from the applicability of the P...

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Approval u/s 80G(5) cannot be denied at initial stages for not undertaking any activity or Substantial Activity

Mattapalli Chalamayya Charitable Trust Visakhapatnam Vs CIT (ITAT Visakhapatnam) - Mattapalli Chalamayya Charitable Trust Visakhapatnam Vs CIT (ITAT Visakhapatnam) If the activities of the trust are genuine, at the stage of commencement of institution, registration has to be granted automatically and claim u/s 80G of the Act can be followed with grant of registration. Ld. Commissi...

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Mere surplus generation not fatal to exemption u/s 10(23C)(vi)(via)/ 80G if same is utilized for charitable purposes

CIT Vs. Gulab Devi Memorial Hospital (Punjab & Haryana High Court) - In this case Punjab & Haryana High Court upheld the The law laid down in Visvesvaraya Technological University vs. ACIT 384 ITR 37 (SC)  that  generation of surplus is not fatal to the grant of exemption under section 10(23C)(vi)(via)/ 80G of Income Tax Act, 1961 if such surplus is utilized fo...

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Registration U/s. 12AA/ 80G cannot be denied by examining issues which are relevant for assessments

Hari Om Sewa Dal Vs CIT(Exemptions) (ITAT Delhi) - Hari Om Sewa Dal Vs. CIT(Exemptions)-ITAT Delhi- We find from the order of the Commissioner of Income Tax (Exemptions) that the registration under Section 12AA of the Act was denied to the appellant society solely on the ground that the appellant society had been claiming...

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Sec. 80G CBDT notifies ‘Arulmigu Kapaleeswarar Thirukoil’ temple

Notification No. 87/2017-Income Tax - (27/10/2017) - Central Government hereby notifies Arulmigu Kapaleeswarar Thirukoil, Mylapore, Chennai, to be place of historic importance and a place of public worship of renown throughout the state of Tamil Nadu for the purposes of the said section....

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CBDT notifies ‘Ariyakudi Sri Srinivasa Perumal Temple, Chennai’ for sec. 80G deduction

Notification No. 41/2017-Income Tax - (29/05/2017) - Central Governmentnotifies Ariyakudi Sri Srinivasa Perumal Temple, Kottivakkam, Chennai,to be place of historic importance and a place of public worship of renown throughout the state of Tamil Nadu for the purposes section 80G....

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ITR-7 data related to exemptions approved u/s 35 and 80G

F.No. DIT(S)-III/2015-16/e-Filing Txn/ - (23/09/2016) - DIRECTORATE OF INCOME TAX (SYSTEM) ARA Center, Ground Floor, E-2, Jhandewalan Extension, New Delhi – 110055 Dated : 23-Sep-2016 F.No. DIT(S)-III/2015-16/e-Filing Txn/ To, The Chief Commissioner of Income-Tax (Exemption) Pratyaksh Kar Bhawan, Block E-2, 25th Floor, Civic Centre, J.L. Nehru Marg...

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Clarification regarding period of validity of approvals issued under section 10(23C)(iv), (v), (vi) or (via) and section 80G(5) of the Income-tax Act

Circular No. 7/2010-Income Tax - (27/10/2010) - Circular No. 7/2010 The Board has received various references from the field formations as well as members of public about the period of validity of approvals granted by the Chief Commissioners of Income Tax or Directors General of Income Tax under sub-clauses (iv), (v), (vi) and (via) of Section 1...

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Notification No. 68/2010-Income Tax Dated 5/8/2010

Notification No. 68/2010-Income Tax - (05/08/2010) - Notification No. 68 /2010-Income Tax In exercise of the powers conferred by clause (c) of sub-section (2) of section 80G of the Income-tax Act, 1961 (43 of 1961), the Central Government hereby specifies “Archery Association of India”, New Delhi, as the association, for the purposes of said claus...

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Tax Deduction U/s. 80G for Donations towards Social Causes

Have you donated money for charity, social or philanthropic purposes, or, have made contributions towards a National Relief Fund? If yes, then you could use these donations to reduce your tax outgo. The Income Tax Act encourages charitable deeds towards the poor and needy, and offers donors tax benefits under Section 80G. Read on to find...

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This Independence Day, let’s start contributing to Indian Security forces actively

Deduction under Section 80G: Every taxpayer can make contribution/donation to specific funds in order to claim deduction from his Gross Total Income to reduce the tax liability. Contributions made to certain relief funds and charitable institutions can be claimed as a deduction under Section 80G of the Income Tax Act....

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Lesser Known Tax Saving Tips / Deductions

For most of the people 'tax savings' brings to mind life insurance, PPF, NSC, Sukanya Samriddhi Account and equity-linked savings scheme, among others, that qualify for tax deduction under Section 80C of the Income-Tax Act. An individual can claim tax deductions of up to Rs 1.50 lakh (One Lakh Up to AY 2014-15) under 80C. ...

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Deduction we use to forget while computing taxable income

Deduction for Medical treatment of dependent :- Under Section 80DD of the Act, where an individual has incurred expenditure for the medical treatment, training and rehabilitation of a dependent, being a person with disability or has paid or deposited any amount under prescribed scheme for the maintenance of dependent, such individual will...

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Denial of application for approval u/s 80G justified as society spends more than 5% of Total Income on religious activities

Bhuvaneshwari Kali Thakuranir Seva Samity Vill Vs Commissioner of Income Tax (ITAT Kolkata)

This is an appeal by the Assessee directed against the order dated 22.12.2016 of the ld. CIT, Exemptions (ld. CIT(E)), Kolkata relating to A.Y.2016-17, wherein the ld. CIT(E) has passed an order rejecting grant of the approval u/s 80G of the Income-tax Act, 1961 (here nafter referred to as the Act)....

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Deductions U/s 80G for Donation

Contributions made to certain relief funds and charitable institutions can be claimed as a deduction under Section 80G of the Income Tax Act. All donations are not eligible for deduction under section 80G. Only donations made to prescribed funds qualify as a deduction....

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Certificate U/s. 80G would not automatically lead to exemption from purview of Payment of Bonus Act, 1965

Batra Hospital Employees Union Vs. Batra Hospital & Medical Research (Delhi High Court)

Batra Hospital Employees Union Vs. Batra Hospital & Medical Research (Delhi High Court) It would be hazardous to presume that every organization, which is certified under Section 80-G of the Income Tax Act, would, of necessity, be entitled, ipso facto, to immunity from the applicability of the Payment of Bonus Act. There is substance,...

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Approval u/s 80G(5) cannot be denied at initial stages for not undertaking any activity or Substantial Activity

Mattapalli Chalamayya Charitable Trust Visakhapatnam Vs CIT (ITAT Visakhapatnam)

Mattapalli Chalamayya Charitable Trust Visakhapatnam Vs CIT (ITAT Visakhapatnam) If the activities of the trust are genuine, at the stage of commencement of institution, registration has to be granted automatically and claim u/s 80G of the Act can be followed with grant of registration. Ld. Commissioner (Exemptions) did not reject the req...

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Benefits & Procedure for Registration u/s 80G of Income Tax Act,1961

Important Points related to Section 80G of Income Tax Act, 1961: It is important to note that when registration is granted under section 12A, it does not mean that section 80G approval has been given i.e. registration under section 12A will not provide automatic approval under section 80G. It has to be applied separately....

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Benefits of Registration u/s 12A of Income Tax Act, 1961

Section 2(15) defines Charitable Purpose and sections 11, 12, 12A, 12AA and 13 of the Income –tax Act, are the main sections that deal with scheme of taxation exemption in respect of income of charitable or religious trusts/institution....

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