Income Tax Deductions

Income Tax Deductions under section 80C to 80U

Income Tax - Deductions are the exemptions on the amount taxable as per Income Tax Act. They are the Investments made by the persons for them, their Family & their parents. Article explains Income Tax Deduction Available to Individual and HUF under Section 80C, Section 80CCG, Section 80D, Section 80DD, Section 80DDB, Section 80E,Section 80EE, Sect...

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House Rent Allowance – Income Tax provisions

Income Tax - In this article I have discussed provisions regarding exemption from House Rent Allowance - As per Section 10 (13A) and rule 2A exemption in respect of house rent allowance is based upon the following – 1) An amount equal to 50 per cent of the salary, where the residential house is situated at Bombay, Kolkata, Delhi or Chennai, and a...

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House Rent Allowance (HRA) Vs. Rent Free Accommodations

Income Tax - In case the House Rent Allowance (H.R.A.) is provided then there will be a tax savings (Please refer Valuation sheet for details). The above mentioned savings is mainly because of the methods Income tax act and Rules employs for valuation of taxability of H.R.A and Rent Free Accommodations (R.F.A.)....

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Income Tax Benefits for Assesses taking Home loan

Income Tax - So, here we are talking about the various tax benefits provided by the Income Tax Act, 1961 to the taxpayers who have taken housing loan. There are various deductions available under the Act for the payment of loan amount (principal) as well as the interest component the same includes home loan interest deduction under section 24, Section...

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Tax Benefits for Differently Able persons in India

Income Tax - Tax benefits to individual who are differently able, Parents who have dependents who are differently able including minor and certain benefits to private sector for providing employment opportunities to differently able...

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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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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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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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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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Income Tax Deductions under section 80C to 80U

Deductions are the exemptions on the amount taxable as per Income Tax Act. They are the Investments made by the persons for them, their Family & their parents. Article explains Income Tax Deduction Available to Individual and HUF under Section 80C, Section 80CCG, Section 80D, Section 80DD, Section 80DDB, Section 80E,Section 80EE, Sect...

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House Rent Allowance – Income Tax provisions

In this article I have discussed provisions regarding exemption from House Rent Allowance - As per Section 10 (13A) and rule 2A exemption in respect of house rent allowance is based upon the following – 1) An amount equal to 50 per cent of the salary, where the residential house is situated at Bombay, Kolkata, Delhi or Chennai, and a...

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House Rent Allowance (HRA) Vs. Rent Free Accommodations

In case the House Rent Allowance (H.R.A.) is provided then there will be a tax savings (Please refer Valuation sheet for details). The above mentioned savings is mainly because of the methods Income tax act and Rules employs for valuation of taxability of H.R.A and Rent Free Accommodations (R.F.A.)....

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Income Tax Benefits for Assesses taking Home loan

So, here we are talking about the various tax benefits provided by the Income Tax Act, 1961 to the taxpayers who have taken housing loan. There are various deductions available under the Act for the payment of loan amount (principal) as well as the interest component the same includes home loan interest deduction under section 24, Section...

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Tax Benefits for Differently Able persons in India

Tax benefits to individual who are differently able, Parents who have dependents who are differently able including minor and certain benefits to private sector for providing employment opportunities to differently able...

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Section 80TTA Deduction- Interest on Bank savings deposit

Section 80TTA is introduced with effect from April 01, 2013 and will apply from AY 2013-14 and onwards. Section is introduced to provide deduction to an individual or a Hindu undivided family in respect of interest received on deposits (not being time deposits) in a savings account held with banks, cooperative banks and post office....

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Income / Profession Tax Benefits for Disabled / Handicapped Persons

Article discusses Benefits under Income Tax and Profession Tax Act Available to Disabled or Handicapped Persons. Income Tax Act Provides Deduction Under Section 80DD, Section 80DDB and Section 80U and also provide indirect tax benefit under section 64 of the Income Tax Act to Disabled / Handicapped Persons. ...

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Simultaneous Claim of Interest on Housing loan & HRA; Interest deduction against Capital Gain

Assessee claim deduction of Interest on Housing Loan to acquire house property u/s 24(b) and simultaneously HRA exemption on rent paid (if he resides in property other than acquired). Further upon sale of said property, interest already claimed as deduction u/s 24(b) can be added to cost of property for the purpose of computing capital ga...

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Income Tax Benefits from House Property and Loan

Section 80C for Investment in Residential House Property and for payment of Principal amount – The Equated Monthly Installment (EMI) that you pay every month to repay your home loan consists of two components – Principal and Interest. The principal component of the EMI qualifies for deduction under Sec 80C....

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Download House Rent Allowance (HRA) Calculator

This Calculator calculates House Rent Allowance which is exempt from tax U/s. 10(13) of The Income Tax Act, 1961. The calculator is in excel format and it calculates the allowance which will be exempt from tax automatically....

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