194IB – effects on Landlords and Tenants Finance Act 2017 dropped a bomb on the normal rent paying individuals in the form of section 194IB where an Individual & HUF paying a monthly rent of Rs. 50000 or above has to deduct the TDS at the rate of 5% from the total rent payment during […]
How to claim deduction under section 80c on tuition fees Sending kids to school has an inbuilt tax advantage for parents. This is because tuition fee qualifies for tax benefit under Section 80C of the Income-tax Act, 1961. The amount of tax benefit is within the overall limit of the section of Rs 1.5 lakh […]
Does the senior citizens savings scheme qualify for section 80C benefits? I am a retired government employee. In June 2017, I deposited Rs 15 lakh in the post office senior citizens saving scheme. Does it qualify under section 80C tax benefits? If so, do I need to save Rs 1.5 lakh as equity-linked savings scheme […]
Waiting for last minute investments to save tax ? Here is the ending of financial year month of March where you can take your worst financial mistakes as investors rush to make tax saving investments. ELSS funds are top of the ranking of best tax saving options earlier this year. However, though financial planners recommend […]
Save tax under section 80C using ELSS fund As You aware that this is the last month of the financial year sees investors rushing to save tax by investing in tax saving instruments. You can save tax by investing upto Rs 1.5 lakh in equity linked savings scheme (ELSS) under section 80C of the Income […]
All about House Rent Allowance to save tax House Rent Allowance (HRA) is a common component of their salary structure. Although it is a part of the salary, HRA, unlike basic salary, is not entirely taxable. Subject to certain conditions, a part of HRA gets exempted under Section 10 (13A) of the Incometax Act.
Is your single premium life insurance policy eligible for tax benefits? Life insurance doesn’t necessarily mean that you have to keep paying the premium every year. There are single premium life insurance (SPLI) policies as well, which provide similar tax benefits of protection and savings as the regular premium ones. The term of SPLI policies […]