The word ‘tax’ troubles every salaried individual and business person, equally. Nobody likes when a portion of their income gets deducted in the form of tax. Therefore, individuals that fall in the tax bracket, choose certain tax-saving schemes like PPF, Mutual Funds, and tax-saving FDs, life insurance, Mediclaim policy or property investment. The deduction available … Continue reading 5 Mistakes You Should Avoid in Selecting Tax Saving Investments
One of our distinguished Finance Ministers had made this famous statement in one of his speeches, “Even God would not like to pay taxes!” reinforcing the general dislike of tax payers in paying taxes. However, our lawmakers are human, and they understand this general aversion of people to pay taxes. That may be one of … Continue reading How to get exemption from paying Capital Gain Tax?
The Query Mr Chaudhury has just sold his old ancestral house for a lump sum consideration of Rs.20,00,000. He has now set his eyes on a new apartment which is due for possession within the next two years. Mr. Chaudhury is in a dilemma, he is aware that the amount he has received is a … Continue reading What every investor needs to know about Capital Gains Account Scheme
Employee Stock Option Plans (ESOPs) is a beneficial plan given to the employees of a company to buy the company shares at a pre-decided price and it forms part of taxable income. Most senior employees working with bluechip companies get ESOPs regularly and they have to pay tax on their ESOPs. When an Indian employee … Continue reading An overview of taxation on India ESOPs for US based NRIs
Campus placement is fashionable today. Students feel very proud and happy to share with others about their pay package. They think higher the pay package, higher will be their monthly salary. They just divide their package by 12 and calculate the monthly cash inflow and build their castle on it. These castles prove to be … Continue reading The Surprising Truth about CTC which Your Employer won’t Tell You
If you are a Fixed Deposits, investor, you are not very happy when the tax is deducted at source by the bank from the interest paid to you. You must have thought in what way you can avoid or pay lower taxes in your FDs. Well, we may tell how you can do it legally!!! … Continue reading How to Avoid TDS in Fixed Deposits?
Once, our venerable Finance Minister, Mr. M Chidambaram, has said, “Left to God, even he will not like to pay Income Tax”. Though as a responsible citizen of our country, we should pay our income taxes on time and should not avoid paying it. However, if the Income Tax Act, 1961 provides legal opportunities to … Continue reading How to savemore tax by Creating a HUF?