Income Tax Deductions - Page 3

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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Loans and income tax benefits available

Most of us must have borrowed at some point in life whether it is friendly borrowings from friends and relatives or whether it is a home loan from a financial institution. In this article, I shall discuss the tax benefits available in respect of such loans....

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Lesser Known Tax Saving Tips / Deductions

For most of the people 'tax savings' brings to mind life insurance, PPF, NSC, Sukanya Samriddhi Account and equity-linked savings scheme, among others, that qualify for tax deduction under Section 80C of the Income-Tax Act. An individual can claim tax deductions of up to Rs 1.50 lakh (One Lakh Up to AY 2014-15) under 80C. ...

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Double Benefit on Taxes on Housing Loan

The Income Tax Act provides deduction under section 80C against Principal Repayment and exemption under Section 24(b) on Interest payment of Housing Loan. Article explains tax benefit on Housing Loan taken and possession received in the same year and also when possession received in next year....

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HRA Vs. Rent Free Accommodations (RFA)

House Rent Allowance (H.R.A.) results in tax savings because accounting under Income tax act is direct exemption based. However, accounting of Rent Free accommodation is valuation based taxation and added to total income of employee presumptive basis. Please note Rent-Free Accommodation cannot be taxed if Salary is NIL The principles of v...

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Tips to save Income tax for Salaried Person

Often, investment for most individuals begins and ends with tax planning. Although it is pertinent to avail tax breaks, this should not be the sole focus. Start by jotting down your key financial objectives, the tentative time of money requirement and the corpus needed to achieve those goals....

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