Category: Income Tax

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No Tax is levied on the amount deposited and withdrawn from the Provident Fund account.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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Difference between Statutory Audit, Tax Audit & GST Audit

Most enterprises are subject to various audits throughout their financial year. But one common question that arises in the mind of every such entrepreneur is that why are they subject to different audits? Since it is all related to tax...

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What are ESOPs and Tax on Sale of ESOPs? (with Examples)

ESOP stands for Employees Stock Option Plan. As the name suggests, this is an option given to the employees to become the shareholders of the company. This option can be exercised after the employee has completed a specified no. of years...

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How to file Income Tax Return (ITR) after Death of Taxpayer?

If a person dies during the year, and has earned some income during that year, it is necessary to file income tax returns even after his death. As per the Income Tax Act, income tax is to be paid, and...

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Small dealers and Composition Scheme : Right from the pages of GST Law

“Composition means componere, meaning “put together”. One of the  feature of Indirect Tax laws is that in order to provide a comfort to assessee from complying with the requirement of paying tax on value addition by maintaining detail of ‘inputs’...

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Should you purchase Capital Gain Bonds of NHAI & REC to save Tax?

The Gains that arise on the sale of a Long Term Capital Asset are known as Long Term Capital Gains and Capital Gains Tax is levied on such gains. However, such tax can be saved if this amount is invested...

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0% Tax on Dividends received from Indian Company/ Mutual Fund

  The dividends received from any Indian Company upto Rs. 10 Lakhs are tax free in the hands of the investors under Section 10(34). However, the dividends received from any Mutual Fund Company are fully exempt without any maximum limit under...

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