Category: Income Tax

How I stay updated with the latest Tax Laws and you can too

The day I qualified my CA Exams, I was on 7th heaven and very confident that clients would soon start coming to engage me for my services and there would be a long cue of clients waiting in my office....

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What is a child plan? How it works?

A child plan is a tailor-made investment cum insurance option to meet the financial needs of a child. In a child plan, there are two components– insurance and investment. The insurance component is designed to protect the child from unfortunate...

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TDS & Tax Refund for NRIs (Simplified)

The Indian Tax Laws are very harsh when it comes to NRI’s. Any payment made to NRI is required to be made after deduction of TDS even if his income is less than Rs. 2.5 Lakhs (i.e. in the 0%...

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This is how I (Karan Batra) got initial clients for my Tax Consultancy Business

A lot of young entrepreneurs reach out to me for guidance on how to get new clients. Although, I’m no expert in getting clients – but most of them are still interested in knowing what worked for me and what...

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Income Tax Notice is a Puzzle which CAN be solved..!!

Have you received any income tax notice so far? If yes then keep calm and continue reading this article. Major reasons to expect notices or communication from Income Tax Department in Financial Year 2018-19 are: Income is more than non-taxable...

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What is Income Tax Clearance Certificate and When is it issued?

Income Tax Clearance Certificate is a document issued by the Government of India validating that the person has duly paid all the taxes due and has no pending liability. When and Who needs an Income Tax Clearance Certificate? An Income...

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How safe are your Bank Lockers?

There are some valuables that we think are the safest in a bank locker. Most people have this opinion that your valuables are 100% safe when kept in a bank locker.  But before following the so called trend, have you...

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Is Tax levied on Sodexo Meal Coupons?

Yes, the free meal coupons like Sodexo are liable to tax. Our Income Tax law treats it as a free perquisite given by the employer to its employees and would be taxed if the value of the coupon exceeds Rs....

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Tax on PF Withdrawal (Explained with Charts)

No Tax is levied on the amount deposited and withdrawn from the Provident Fund account. This is because Provident Fund account comes under the EEE bracket i.e. Exempt on Investment, Exempted Interest and Exempt on Maturity. Although no tax is...

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DVR: Issue Equity Shares without diluting your Control

Did you know, that there are equity shares that offer only dividends and an opportunity for price appreciation but without the voting rights. This means you get to issue equity shares for the purpose of raising funds but without diluting...

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