Income Tax Deductions

Pre Budget Recommendations of Income Tax for Union Budget, 2020

Income Tax - As we all are aware that The Union Budget for 2020-21 will be presented in the Lok Sabha on 1st February, 2020) at 11.00 am by our Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharman. As per every year, this year also Institute of Chartered Accountants of India has submitted its Pre Budget Memorandum to the government. Today we […]...

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Tax Incentive for Additional Employee Cost – Section 80JJAA -Analysis

Income Tax - Article explains Background of Section 80JJAA, Conditions to be fulfilled for claiming deduction under Section 80JJAA, Amount of Deduction under Section 80JJAA and Illustration on deduction under Section 80JJAA. Before I delve into my topic of discussion, lets have a little background of Section 80JJAA of the Income Tax Act 1961. Backgrou...

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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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100% Deduction in Respect of Profits from Housing Projects

Income Tax - 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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80JJAA: Deduction in respect of employment of new employees

Income Tax - As the IT Return due date is near for A.Y 2017-18 now everyone is looking for tax saving by various section. Here is the option to claim additional expense that to without any additional investment of 30% for new employee’s u/s 80JJA of IT Act. This purpose behind this section is to employment generation across all sectors....

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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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Section 80-IC deduction eligible on Additions for interest & bad debts

Pr. CIT Vs Pacific India (Punjab & Haryana High Court) - Since assessee was held entitled to claim deduction of its profits at the rate of 100% in terms of section 80-IC, therefore, additions made towards interest and bad debts so made were also entitled to deduction under section 80-IC resulting in no addition to the taxable income of assessee....

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No Netting of profit/loss of eligible units to calculate section 80-IC deduction

Alliance India Vs DCIT (ITAT Chandigarh) - No netting of profits and losses of the eligible units was to be done for the purpose of calculating the deduction under section 80-IC and each unit for the said purpose had to be treated separately....

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Section 80IC deduction allowable despite 01 day delay in return filing

M/s Shree Ganesh Concast Group of Industries Vs. DCIT (ITAT Chandigarh) - Where the delay of 1 day in on-line filing of return occurred not due to any negligence of the assessee, rather, the reason for the same was beyond the control of the assessee, therefore matter was remanded back to AO to examine the limited aspect as to whether the assessee, otherwise, was entitled ...

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Supreme Court Requests Govt to amend Section 80DD

Ravi Agrawal Vs Union of India (Supreme Court) - Ravi Agrawal Vs Union of India (Supreme Court) The petitioner may be justified in pointing out that there could be harsh cases where handicapped persons may need the payment on annuity or lumpsum basis even during the lifetime of their parents/guardians. For example, where guardian has become very o...

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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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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 Sche...

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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"

Pre Budget Recommendations of Income Tax for Union Budget, 2020

As we all are aware that The Union Budget for 2020-21 will be presented in the Lok Sabha on 1st February, 2020) at 11.00 am by our Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharman. As per every year, this year also Institute of Chartered Accountants of India has submitted its Pre Budget Memorandum to the government. Today we […]...

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Tax Incentive for Additional Employee Cost – Section 80JJAA -Analysis

Article explains Background of Section 80JJAA, Conditions to be fulfilled for claiming deduction under Section 80JJAA, Amount of Deduction under Section 80JJAA and Illustration on deduction under Section 80JJAA. Before I delve into my topic of discussion, lets have a little background of Section 80JJAA of the Income Tax Act 1961. Backgrou...

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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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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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80JJAA: Deduction in respect of employment of new employees

As the IT Return due date is near for A.Y 2017-18 now everyone is looking for tax saving by various section. Here is the option to claim additional expense that to without any additional investment of 30% for new employee’s u/s 80JJA of IT Act. This purpose behind this section is to employment generation across all sectors....

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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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Contributions to National Pension System (NPS) u/s 80CCD(1B)

As the Financial Year 2017-18 is nearing completion, individual tax payers are having hardly one month time to save tax. For individual assessees whose Rs.1.5 lakh savings limit as available u/s 80C, 80CCC and 80CCD(1) are exhausted the only option left is contribution to NPS....

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Save more with Health Insurance

Health insurance is viewed as a significant investment and therefore tax deductions are offered u/s 80D of the Income Tax Act, 1961. Under this section, deductions are provided on the policies for self, spouse, dependent children and parents. Section 80D of the Income Tax Act, 1961 allows for deduction of money towards health insurance an...

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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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Section 80-IC deduction eligible on Additions for interest & bad debts

Pr. CIT Vs Pacific India (Punjab & Haryana High Court)

Since assessee was held entitled to claim deduction of its profits at the rate of 100% in terms of section 80-IC, therefore, additions made towards interest and bad debts so made were also entitled to deduction under section 80-IC resulting in no addition to the taxable income of assessee....

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