The Finance Act 2021 has introduced two new sections in the Income Tax Act, viz., Section 206AB & Section 206CCA. This is a special provision that provides for deducting or collecting tax at higher rates. Through these sections, an attempt has been made to penalize & trace down the defaulters, who, despite having taxable income do not file their income tax returns. Section 206AB provides for higher rates of TDS while Section 206CCA specifies the higher rates of TCS.
Many taxpayers have received financial help from their employers and well-wishers for meeting their expenses incurred for treatment of COVID-19. In order to ensure that no income tax liability arises on this account, it has been decided to provide income-tax exemption to the amount received by a taxpayer for medical treatment from employer or from any person for treatment of COVID-19 during FY 2019-20 and subsequent years.
Whenever we come across an individual who is suffering from disabilities, the first reaction of most people is to pity them. However, it should not be the case. There are many stories of individuals who, despite suffering from disabilities, have soared the heights of success.
Every person who earns income chargeable to tax should file its income tax return with the Income-tax Department before the due date and pay the taxes as applicable for the financial year. If any person fails to do so, such person shall be liable to pay interest as imposed by the Income Tax Act. Under the Income Tax Act, interest is imposed under three subsections of Section 234, viz., 234A, 234B, and 234C.
Ministry of Corporate Affairs has introduced DIR-3 e-KYC to conduct KYC verification for all the persons who have been allotted DIN (Director Identification Number). DIN is a unique 8 digit number allotted to a person who wishes to become a director of a company. Thus any person who holds a DIN is mandatorily required to file DIR-3 KYC with MCA.
In today’s times, getting a higher education has become a point of concern where the fees for such education are touching the sky. As they say, the only thing costlier than education is ignorance.
Every Limited Liability Partnership registered under the Limited Liability Act, 2008 has to make certain compliances. One of such compliance is the filing of Form 11 with Ministry of Corporate Affairs. Every financial year, an LLP has to file this Form 11 online on the MCA Portal.
It is always advised to everyone that better be safe than worry. It applies not just for health but also financial requirements for health. Thus, health insurance, popularly known as medical insurance is an important and mandatory investment in your investment portfolio. To encourage this investment, government provides tax benefits in the form of deduction of the investment made in medical insurance. This tax benefit is over and above of the investments stated under Section 80C/CC/CCD and is claimed under section 80D.