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Section 148 Income Tax Act

The income tax department has the power to reassess or re-compute an individual’s previously filed income tax returns. The Assessing Officer (AO) has the power to pick your ITR for reassessment subject to fulfilment of prescribed conditions. The AO will...

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Old vs New Tax Regime

Income tax is levied on all individuals, HUFs, partnership firms, LLPs, and corporations as per Income Tax Act. If an individual's income exceeds the minimum threshold limit, they are subject to a slab system of taxation (i.e. basic exemption limit)....

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Form 12B

What is Form 12B? Form 12B is an income tax form that should be submitted by an individual taxpayer who joins a new organisation in the middle of the financial year. The Rule 26A lays down the requirement for filling...

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Capital Gain on Shares

What is Short-Term Capital Gain on Shares? A capital gain arising from the sale of a short-term capital asset is a short-term capital gain. The applicable tax on STCG is different for different assets. In the case of shares, a...

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Agricultural Income

Agricultural income in India is a major source of the rural population. Moreover, agricultural income is the primary source of income in India. To promote agriculture, the Central Government of India has taken many measures and launched schemes, loan concessions,...

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Dearness Allowance

Being a salaried employee you must have heard about dearness allowance as part of your salary. Your salary comprises a basic fixed salary and a few allowances. The total of basic pay and allowances make up your take-home salary. It...

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Special Allowance

Many times we come across allowances such as transport, conveyance, uniform allowance, etc. These are special allowances that an employer offers to its employees regularly. These allowances have specific requirements and conditions for taxability. In this article we have covered...

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Transport Allowance for Salaried Individuals

While going through your pay slip or offer letter you must notice the allocation of transport allowance. Like other allowances, transport allowance is also a part of your CTC and fixed pay. In recent years, the taxability and tax exemption...