Tax Exemption articles

Is Agriculture Income Really Exempt?

Agriculture income is exempt under section 10(1) of the Indian Income Tax Act but While computing tax on non-agricultural income agricultural income is also taken into consideration and when we compute tax taking agriculture income into consideration we pay tax on agriculture income also....

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Few tips to Prevent Income Tax Raids

One should not keep any unaccounted or undisclosed money, property or income popularly known as black money. If such a disclosure is made before its detection by the Income Tax Department, the chances of being trapped in a tax raid are minimized. A tax raid may also be conducted against a person in possession of undisclosed income or prop...

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FAQs on Housing Loan & Income tax benefit

Home loan entitles Individuals to Deduction Under Section 80C of up to Rs. 1.50 Lakh and Interest Deduction under section 24 of up to Rs. 2 Lakh. Articles deals with Faqs on Benefit U/s. 24 and 80C on Jointly Owned Property, Under Construction Property, multiple properties and Simultaneous benefit of Interest exemption and HRA. ...

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Tax Implications: Political Party

AS REGARDS taxation of political parties, the income tax law prevalent in India has shown a kind and compassionate treatment. Section 13A of the Income-tax Act, 1961 confers tax-exemption to recognized political parties for income from house property, income by way of voluntary contributions, income from capital gains and income from othe...

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Income Tax Benefits to Residents & Indian Companies

A resident person is chargeable to tax in respect of his global income. If Income-tax Act enlarges the scope of taxable income of a resident person, it extends certain benefits and privileges to a resident person as well, inter-alia, an option to compute income on presumptive basis...

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Tax Free / Exempt Income Under Income Tax Act, 1961

As per section 10(1), agricultural income earned by the taxpayer in India is exempt from tax. Agricultural income is defined under section 2(1A) of the Income-tax Act. As per section 2(1A), agricultural income generally means: (a) Any rent or revenue derived from land which is situated in India and is used for agricultural purposes. (b) A...

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Deduction under section 80C and Tax Planning

Section 80C replaced the existing Section 88 with more or less the same investment mix available in Section 88. The new section 80C has become effective w.e.f. 1st April, 2006. Even the section 80CCC on pension scheme contributions was merged with the above 80C. However, this new section has allowed a major change in the method of prov...

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Exemption from payment of GST

Under Section 11 of the CGST Act,2017 the Central or the State Governments are empowered to grant exemptions from tax, subject to the following conditions: (i) Exemption should be in public interest...

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BCAS Suggestions on Draft Notification on Taxation of shares

The draft of the notification to be issued under third proviso to section 10(38) is, in principle, a step in the right direction. We would like to suggest a few changes to the same in order to bring greater clarity and prevent unnecessary and unintended harassment to genuine investors....

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Draft notification on Exemption on LTCG – A strike or spare?

The memorandum to Finance Bill, 2017, explained that the exemption on long-term capital gains tax, provided in section 10(38) of ITA was misutilised to declare unaccounted income . CBDT has issued a draft notification on 3 April , 2017 and provided that the amendment would not apply to any transactions except mentioned in the Notification...

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