When it comes to minimizing our tax liabilities, exploring various deductions and exemptions provided by the Income Tax Act is essential. One such provision that can benefit individuals who do not receive or who are not eligible for house rent allowances is Section 80GG. Continue Reading
Every business can claim deduction of payments made to the vendors on accrual basis. This means that business can claim deduction of payments to vendors which are not paid in actual but are due for payments as on the last date of the financial year and/or even until filing the return of income. Continue Reading
All the income earned through winnings from lottery, crossword puzzle, gambling, betting, horse racing and any similar nature were taxed under section 194B of the Income Tax Act, where the payer of such winnings would require to deduct TDS at 30% if such winnings exceed Rs 10,000/-
To make tax compliances hassle-free and to provide relief to senior citizens, Government of India through Union budget 2021 came up with a new section which provides conditional relief from filing the Income Tax Return. As per Section 139 of Income Tax Act, every person who has a taxable income is required to file Income Tax Return.
On 26th March, 2021 CBDT, through a notification, has notified (vide notification no 19/2021) that a Statement of Donation shall have to be filed with Income Tax Department, declaring the details of donations received during the year via Form 10BD and also a Certificate shall have to be issued via Form 10BE, to all such donors specified in Form 10BD. This notification has been brought up to ensure the transparency of the donations received and to bring into net all the bogus and fraudulent claims of donations.
Income Tax Act, 1961 of India applies to all persons having income earned or accrued in India. However, its applicability differs basis the residential status of a person. The residential status as stated in Income Tax Act should not be considered as a synonym for citizenship of India.