Housing loan, in first instance it is like a burden to repay a certain amount to be paid in periodical intervals even though it is used for construction/purchase of house. But, when it comes to Tax calculation it will be beneficial to tax payer that, he can deduct the interest paid on account of housing loan. Primarily interest repaid can be deducted from house property income and from the value of house (if you have more than one house) while computing wealth tax.Continue reading
According to Income Tax Act, 1961 a person receiving income from house property can deduct certain amount under section 24 as standard deduction (other than municipal tax paid in the case of let out property) from the income from house property. Standard deduction prescribed under section 24 is as follows In the case of […]Continue reading
Any income received in related to house property is taxable. According to Income Tax Act, 1961 a person receiving income from house property can deduct certain amount under section 24 as standard deduction (other than municipal tax paid in the case of let out property) from the income from house property.Continue reading
In Tax collection reports,you may notice that amount of gross and net tax collection differs. The difference in gross and net collections is due to tax refunds. Income Tax Department will refund the excess tax paid on account of mistake/mis calculation by the tax payers.Continue reading
As Tax Authorities became smart and Tax Payers become responsible citizens, aggregate Tax collection rised!
Gross direct tax collection during April-November of the F.Y. 2013-14 is up by 13.18 percent at Rs.3,68,655 crore as against Rs.3,25,736 crore in the same period last year. While gross collection of Corporate taxes has shown an increase of 9.66 percent (Rs.2,25,124 crore as against Rs. 2,05,291 crore lastyear), gross collection of Personal income tax is up by 19.60 percent(Rs.1,39,763 crore as against Rs. 1,16,862 crore last year).Continue reading
According to section 194A of Income Tax Act, 1961 TDS is to be deducted if the interest paid by a bank on account of FD exceeds Rs 10,000.
If the income of assessee does not fall into tax limit, he can submit a Declaration Form 15G/15H to bank stating that he doesn’t have any taxable income.Continue reading
Professional Tax is the tax charged by the state governments in India. Professional tax is levied from salaried employees or practicing professionals or persons engaged in any trade etc. Employers are liable to deduct professional tax from salary/wage and depositing the same to the concerned local body/authority and in other cases, persons themselves shall pay the professional tax.Continue reading
Directorate of Service Tax, by a circular (No.172/7/2013) clarified that all services relating to education are exempt from service tax. Such services include providing hostels, transportation, housekeeping, security services, canteen, etc to educational institutions. For example, if a school hires a bus from a transport operator in order to ferry students to and from school, the transport services provided by the transport operator to the school are exempt.Continue reading
Unlisted companies can opt for overseas listing Ministry of Finance has allowed unlisted companies which are incorporated In India to opt for listing abroad and to raise funds without the requirement of prior listing in India. The scheme is allowed for an initial period of two years on a pilot basis. The approval to […]Continue reading