Income Tax Deductions

Section 80E – Deduction for Interest on education Loan

Income Tax - Have you taken an education loan to support higher studies of yourself or of your spouse, Children or for the student of whom you are legal guardian and you are not aware of the tax benefits that you are entitled to. Then here is a guide that will assist you to know tax benefits on education loans. These benefits help you to reduce the ov...

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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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Section 80GG Deduction On Rent paid

Income Tax - Section 80GG allows the employee to a deduction in respect of house rent paid by him for his own residence. Such deduction is permissible subject to the following conditions :- (a) the employee has not been in receipt of any House Rent Allowance specifically granted to him which qualifies for exemption under section 10(13A) of the Act; (...

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House Rent Allowance (HRA) Taxability & calculation

Income Tax - HRA Calculation- Calculate your House Rent Allowance (HRA) exemption, know HRA exemption Calculation Formula and download HRA Calculator in excel format....

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Changes in Income Tax Return Forms AY 2017-18, Deduction limits & TDS rates

Income Tax - Introduction of new SINGLE PAGE ITR Form-1(Sahaj). This initiative will benefit more than two crore tax-payers who will be eligible to file their return of income in this simplified Form. The number of Income Tax Return Forms AY 2017-18 (FY 2016-17) has been reduced from the existing nine to seven forms....

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Deduction U/s 35AC available only up to previous year ending 31-03-2017

Income Tax - Section 35AC of the Income Tax Act, as amended by the Finance Act, 2016, provides that no deduction under this section shall be allowed in respect of any assessment year commencing on or after 1st April, 2018. Accordingly, the benefit of deduction under section 35AC of the I.T. Act is available only up to previous year ending 31-03-2017 (...

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Govt. Plan to phase out deductions under Income-tax Act, 1961

Income Tax - Press Information Bureau Government of India Ministry of Finance 26-November-2015 09:44 IST Date for sending comments by the stakeholders and general public regarding phasing-out plan of deductions under the Income-tax Act extended till 31st December, 2015 A phasing-out plan of deductions under Income-tax Act was placed in the public doma...

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CBDT makes Claiming of medical expenditure for tax purposes easy

Income Tax - ne of the pillars of the of the taxation proposals included in the Finance Minister’s budget speech for 2015-16 was extension of benefits to the middle class. In this process the Finance Minister announced extension of certain benefits in respect of medical treatment under section 80DDB. This section allows a deduction for expenditure i...

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Section 80E -Tax Concession on Education Loan

Income Tax - Section 80E of the Income Tax Act, 1961 provides for a deduction to an assessee (being an individual), out of his income chargeable to tax, on account of any amount paid by him in the previous year by way of interest on loan taken by him from any financial institution or any approved charitable institution for the purpose of pursing his h...

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RGESS – Period, Income Limit Liberalised, Allowed to Invest in MF

Income Tax -  Expanding the scope of deduction and its eligibility u/s. 80CCG The existing provisions of section 80CCG, inter-alia, provide that a resident individual who has acquired listed equity shares in accordance with the scheme notified by the Central Government, shall be allowed a deduction of fifty per cent of the amount invested in such equ...

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Allowability of Deduction U/s. 80-IB(10) on income from sale of Floor Space Index (FSI)

M/s Aarti Projects and Constructions Vs. DCIT (ITAT Mumbai) - AO declined assessee's claim of deduction on the plea that the profit claimed as deduction u/s 80-IB(10) of the Act was not derived from the housing project but from sale of unutilized FSI. ...

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S. 80IC: 100% deduction allowed on every substantial expansion

M/s Tirupati LPG Industries Ltd. Vs JCIT (ITAT Delhi) - ITAT Delhi held in the case of M/s Tirupati LPG Industries Ltd. vs. JCIT that a plain reading of Sec.80-IC (8)(v) which defines the term initial assessment year read with Sec.80-IC(8)(ix) which defines the term substantial expansion makes it clear that there is no restriction on more than one substa...

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Section 80P(4) not applies to assessee which is not a co-operative bank

ITO Vs Veerakeralam Primary Agricultural Co-operative Credit Society (ITAT Chennai) - From the provisions of sub-section 4 of section 80P and the Explanation to section 80P, it is evident that the benefit of section 80P is not available to co-operative banks whereas the Primary Agricultural Credit Societies are entitled for the same....

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Section 80HHC- SC Explains meaning of Turnover- Sale proceeds of scrap is not ‘turnover’

Commissioner of Income Tax-VII Vs Punjab Stainless Steel Industries (Supreme Court of India) - So far as the scrap is concerned, the sale proceeds from the scrap may either be shown separately in the Profit and Loss Account or may be deducted from the amount spent by the manufacturing unit on the raw material, which is steel in the case of the respondent-assessee...

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S. 80-IB(10) – Limit on extent of commercial area applies only to projects approved after 01.04.2005

Income Tax Officer Vs M/s Yash Developers (ITAT Mumbai) - Condition of limiting commercial establishment/shops to 2000 sq.ft, which has come into force w.e.f. 1.4.2005 would be applicable for the project approved on or after 1.4.2005 and where the approval of the project was prior to 31.3.2005, the amended provision would have no application for those proj...

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FAQ on Rajiv Gandhi Equity Savings Scheme (RGESS) -Section 80CCG

F. No. 1/8/SM/2012 - (05/02/2014) - Frequently Asked Questions on Rajiv Gandhi Equity Savings Scheme (RGESS) 5 February 2014 Contents I. Objectives and legal aspects of RGESS 1. What is RGESS 2. What is the objective of the Scheme?...

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S. 80D Contributory Health Service Scheme of Department of Space notified

Notification No. 6/2014-Income Tax - (15/01/2014) - Notification No. 6/2014-Income Tax In exercise of thy powers conferred by clause (a) of sub-section (2) of section 80D of the Income-tax Act, 1961 (43 of 1961), the Central Government hereby notifies the Contributory Health Service Scheme of the Department of Space for the purposes of the said claus...

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Section 80CCG Govt notifies Rajiv Gandhi Equity Savings Scheme, 2013

Notification No. 94/2013 - Income Tax - (18/12/2013) - Notification No. 94/2013 - Income Tax S.O. 3693 (E).- In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (1) of section 80CCG of the Income-tax Act, 1961 (43 of 1961), the Central Government hereby makes the following Scheme, namely:- 1. Short title, commencement and application. - (1) This Scheme...

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Sebi notifies Rajiv Gandhi Equity Savings Scheme norms

Circular No. MRD/DP/32/2012 - (07/12/2012) - Under the scheme, announced in the 2012-13 Union Budget, new investors can avail tax benefits who invest up to Rs. 50,000 in the stock market and whose gross total annual income is less than or equal to Rs. 10 lakh. The scheme was notified by the Department of Revenue, Finance Ministry on November 2...

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Rajiv Gandhi Equity Savings Scheme, 2012 -Section 80CCG – Notification

Notification No. 51/2012-Income Tax - (23/11/2012) - Notification No. 51/2012-Income Tax Rajiv Gandhi Equity Savings Scheme, 2012 shall apply for claiming deduction in the computation of total income of the assessment year relevant to a previous year on account of investment in eligible securities under sub-section (1) of section 80CCG of the Income-...

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Recent Posts in "Income Tax Deductions"

Section 80E – Deduction for Interest on education Loan

Have you taken an education loan to support higher studies of yourself or of your spouse, Children or for the student of whom you are legal guardian and you are not aware of the tax benefits that you are entitled to. Then here is a guide that will assist you to know tax benefits on education loans. These benefits help you to reduce the ov...

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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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Section 80GG Deduction On Rent paid

Section 80GG allows the employee to a deduction in respect of house rent paid by him for his own residence. Such deduction is permissible subject to the following conditions :- (a) the employee has not been in receipt of any House Rent Allowance specifically granted to him which qualifies for exemption under section 10(13A) of the Act; (...

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House Rent Allowance (HRA) Taxability & calculation

HRA Calculation- Calculate your House Rent Allowance (HRA) exemption, know HRA exemption Calculation Formula and download HRA Calculator in excel format....

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Changes in Income Tax Return Forms AY 2017-18, Deduction limits & TDS rates

Introduction of new SINGLE PAGE ITR Form-1(Sahaj). This initiative will benefit more than two crore tax-payers who will be eligible to file their return of income in this simplified Form. The number of Income Tax Return Forms AY 2017-18 (FY 2016-17) has been reduced from the existing nine to seven forms....

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100% Deduction in Respect of Profits from Housing Projects

Who can claim deduction under this section? Any assessee (may be an individual, HUF, firm, company or any other person) can claim deduction under this section....

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Income Tax Deduction Under section 80CCC and 80CCD

As per section 80CCC, where an assessee being an individual has in the previous year paid or deposited any amount out of his income chargeable to tax to effect or keep in force a contract for any annuity plan of Life Insurance Corporation of India or any other insurer for receiving pension from the Fund referred to in clause (23AAB) of se...

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Section 80D: Deduction for premium paid for Medical Insurance

CA Abhianchal Dua Deduction is available up to Rs. 25,000 to a tax payer of premium paid for Medical insurance of self, spouse and dependent children. If individual or spouse is 60 years old or more the deduction available is Rs 30,000. An additional deduction for insurance of parents (father or mother or both, whether […]...

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HRA Taxability & Section 80GG Deduction on Rent Paid

House Rent Allowance (HRA) is a common component of the salary structure. Although HRA is a part of the salary, unlike basic salary, is not entirely taxable. Subject to certain conditions, a part of HRA gets exempted under Section 10 (13A) of the Income-tax Act. The tax benefit on HRA is available only to a salaried individual who has the...

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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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