Income Tax Deductions

New Pension Scheme- Deduction under Section 80CCD

Income Tax - NEW PENSION SCHEME- Section 80CCD of the Income Tax Act, 1961– (Deduction based on Investment) The following conditions need to be satisfied for the applicability of Section 80CCD: 1- It is applicable to only Individual assessee. 2-It is applicable to Individual assessee employed with Central Government or employed by any other pers...

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Tax benefit on Insurance Premium, Mediclaim & Medical Expenses

Income Tax - Article discusses about Deduction in respect of Life Insurance Premium, PPF, NSC, etc. [Section 80C]/ medical insurance premium [Section 80D]/ expenditure on training/ medical treatment of a dependent, being a person with disability [Section 80DD]/ expenditure on medical treatment of specified diseases [Section 80DDB], Amount of deduction...

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Tax Deduction/Collection Account Number (TAN)

Income Tax - Article discusses about Meaning/ Structure/ Relevance of TAN, Persons liable to apply for TAN, Consequences of not quoting TAN, Procedure to obtain TAN, Places from where to obtain Form 49B, Authority empowered to allot TAN, Procedure for online TAN application....

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Last Minute Tax Saving Options

Income Tax - As we are in the mid of March which is last month of the financial year, many of us are concerned as to where and how much to invest to save tax. As one can claim a set limit deduction from his / her income under the Income Tax Act, one must be very careful […]...

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Investment Options beyond Section 80C

Income Tax - As the deadline for investments related to tax savings nears, individuals should look at various options to save tax under the Income-tax Act, 1961. Section 80C offers a tax deduction of Rs 1.5 lakh for investment in five-year bank/post office deposits, contribution to Public Provident Fund, Employees’ Provident Fund, life insurance pre...

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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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Recent Posts in "Income Tax Deductions"

New Pension Scheme- Deduction under Section 80CCD

NEW PENSION SCHEME- Section 80CCD of the Income Tax Act, 1961– (Deduction based on Investment) The following conditions need to be satisfied for the applicability of Section 80CCD: 1- It is applicable to only Individual assessee. 2-It is applicable to Individual assessee employed with Central Government or employed by any other pers...

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Tax benefit on Insurance Premium, Mediclaim & Medical Expenses

Article discusses about Deduction in respect of Life Insurance Premium, PPF, NSC, etc. [Section 80C]/ medical insurance premium [Section 80D]/ expenditure on training/ medical treatment of a dependent, being a person with disability [Section 80DD]/ expenditure on medical treatment of specified diseases [Section 80DDB], Amount of deduction...

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Tax Deduction/Collection Account Number (TAN)

Article discusses about Meaning/ Structure/ Relevance of TAN, Persons liable to apply for TAN, Consequences of not quoting TAN, Procedure to obtain TAN, Places from where to obtain Form 49B, Authority empowered to allot TAN, Procedure for online TAN application....

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Last Minute Tax Saving Options

As we are in the mid of March which is last month of the financial year, many of us are concerned as to where and how much to invest to save tax. As one can claim a set limit deduction from his / her income under the Income Tax Act, one must be very careful […]...

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Investment Options beyond Section 80C

As the deadline for investments related to tax savings nears, individuals should look at various options to save tax under the Income-tax Act, 1961. Section 80C offers a tax deduction of Rs 1.5 lakh for investment in five-year bank/post office deposits, contribution to Public Provident Fund, Employees’ Provident Fund, life insurance pre...

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Summary of Slab & Deductions under Income Tax AY 2020-21

IN THE PREVIOUS ARTICLE , I HAVE LISTED OUT ALL MAJOR DEDUCTIONS FOR AY 2019-20. After Budget 2019 speech , Here is summary of Income Slabs & deductions under Income Tax which will be applicable from 1-4-2020 i.e for AY 20-21 RETURN FILLING. This chart of Deductions & Slab rates will help you to plan […]...

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Summary of Slab & Deductions under Income Tax AY 2019-20

This chart of Deductions & Slab rates will help you to plan your Income & Investments for Financial Year 2018-2019 / Assessment Year 2019-2020 and help you to minimize your Tax before March 2019. List of All popular deductions with latest limits applicable to coming Income tax return filling season i.e for AY 2019-20. Please [&hel...

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Affordable Housing in India and Section 80-IAB

The Union Budget 2017-18 announced number of measures to boost affordable housing which includes Section 80-IAB which allowed 100% deduction on profits generated by developer or builder of affordable housing project....

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Tax benefits available for home loans

Under Section 80 C, an individual and an HUF can claim a deduction up to Rs 1.50 lakh for principal repayment of home loan taken for a residential house along with other eligible items like Public Provident Fund, Employee Provident Fund, life insurance premium, National Saving Certificates Equity Linked Saving Scheme etc. ...

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Tax Deductions – A Quick Summary

Every Person wants to SAVE TAXES..!! Isn’t it..?? But how could anyone do that?? How and where to Invest? What is the most tax efficient investment? Pretty much Confused. Right..?? These are some of the very common questions which can easily be seen floating around. To achieve that purpose we need to understand the concept […...

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