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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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Section 80CCD of income tax act 1961

Sec 80CCD of income tax act 1961 provide deduction on contribution to Pension Fund setup by Central Government. An individual person can get deduction up to 2, 00,000 under this particular section. The provisions of this particular section is as follows:-...

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Tax Deducted at Source (TDS): FAQs

1) Whether capitalization of interest payable attracts TDS U/S 194A? Whether conversion of out standing interest on loan into loan attracts TDS? Difference between Form-15G and Form-15H? Difference between TDS and TCS? What is due date for remittance of TDS certificates? (Form-16 and Form-16A)...

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Section 80C deduction come with restrictions, look before you leap

Section 80C of Income Tax Act, 1961 allows you deduction upto Rs. 1.50  lakhs in respect of certain items of investments and expenses.  These  deductions are subject to some restrictions with respect to the persons for whom you can claim these and the lock in period for which you need to hold the investments.  Let […]...

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Public Provident Fund (PPF) – Tax benefit and Returns

Eligibility - Individuals who are residents of India are eligible to open an account under the Public Provident Fund scheme. A PPF account may be opened under the name of a minor by his/her legal guardian. However, each person is eligible for only one account under his/her name....

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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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Section 80EE : Deduction for interest on loan for residential house property

Deduction in respect of interest on loan taken for residential house property(Section 80EE): Vide Finance Act 2013, an individual is allowed a deduction upto a limit of Rs 1,00,000 being paid as interest on a loan taken from a Financial Institution, sanctioned during the period 01-04-2013 to 31-03-2014 (loan not to exceed Rs 25 lakhs) fo...

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Deduction Under Section 80IA/80IB – Case Laws – Assessment

Deduction in respect of profits and gains from certain industrial undertakings - Sections 80IA/80IB.The phrase “Derived from” has been a very contentious issue while applying the provisions of Sections 80IA and 80IB of the Act and other similar provisions contain same phrase. The issue revolves around the contention whether deduction ...

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