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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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Section 80E -Tax Concession on Education Loan

Section 80E of the Income Tax Act, 1961 provides for a deduction to an assessee (being an individual), out of his income chargeable to tax, on account of any amount paid by him in the previous year by way of interest on loan taken by him from any financial institution or any approved charitable institution for the purpose of pursing his h...

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Section 80DD Deduction- Medical expense of disabled dependent

Section 80DD allows a deduction to an individual or HUF if the person has incurred in the previous year any expenditure on medical treatment (including nursing), training and rehabilitation of a dependant with a disability or paid or deposited ...

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All about NSC and Tax Benefit

Deposits up to Rs.1.50 lakh in National Savings Certificate (NSC) qualify for Deduction Section 80C of the Income Tax Act. Accrued interest on NSC also qualify for deduction u/s. for first five years. NSC interest is taxable. ...

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Income tax saving investment options

Once again, most of you all might have filed in the Income Tax returns but still at the back of the mind wished that you could have paid less taxes or to save more for the upcoming year. People falling in the high income group often miss out on some of the lesser known tax planning strategies which could substantially reduce their tax l...

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Tax Benefits of Health Insurance – Invest in Your Heath to Save More

Every financial year, taxpayers look for legal ways to protect their savings and minimise tax liability. The pressure to keep up with the costs of living, the skyrocketing property rates or the ever-increasing health care costs in India, fuels the need to save on tax even further. Besides methods such as house rent allowance, saving [&hel...

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Deduction U/s. 80D for Medical Insurance/Expenses & Mediclaim

Deduction U/s. 80D of the Income Tax Act, 1961 in respect of Medical Insurance Premium (Mediclaim) paid, to keep in force insurance by individual either on his own health or on the health of spouse, dependent parents and children or paid by HUF on the health of any members of the family....

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Most Popular Exempt Allowances for Salaried Employees

Salaried Employees can avail the benefit of various exemptions with respect to the allowances given by their employers during their tenure of service like House Rent Allowance, Gratuity Allowance, Leave Encashment, Conveyance/Transport Allowance, Lea...

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