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2018

Deduction U2FS 80E Interest on Education Loan

Keeping in mind highly competitive job market in India and across the globe, many of us prefer to enrol for higher education to add extra feathers to our cap. However, considering rising cost of good quality education, one may prefer to take education loan to fund additional cost of higher studies. If you are one such person, section 80E of Income Tax Act, 1961 can bring some tax relief for you.

Section 80E deals with deduction from gross total income in respect of payment of interest on loan taken for higher education for self, spouse, children or a student of whom you are legal guardian.

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2018

Deduction U2FS 80E Interest on Education Loan 1

Considering the rising inflation in health care sector in India, medical insurance policy has become a must for all. However, government has offered a sigh of relief particularly to lower and mid income group assessees by extending the amount of deduction which can be availed in respect of medical insurance premium. Section 80D of Income Tax Act, 1961 deals with this matter. According to section 80D, a deduction from gross total income can be availed in respect of medical insurance premium paid by an individual / HUF assessee up to certain limit. Such deduction can be claimed for premium paid for self, spouse, dependent children and parents. Similarly, an HUF can claim deduction in respect of premium paid for any of the members of HUF.

Who can claim deduction u/s 80D?

2018

Composition Scheme Under GST

GST has brought many compliance requirements with its implementation like return filing, payment of GST on monthly basis etc. Small dealers who operate at relatively lower scale and margins find it difficult to comply with many regulations as dedicated resources and manpower is required for the purpose. In order to provide relief to such small taxpayers, the Government has come up with the concept of "Composition Levy" (aka Composition scheme) under GST. Any dealer registering under GST has two options i.e. Registration as Regular Dealer or under Composition scheme. By opting for composition scheme, the dealer can avail relief from many compliance requirements.

2018

Inventories Valuation as per Ind AS 2

Valuation of inventories is one of the key areas that require special attention on part of accountants. While determining fair value of inventories multiple factors must be kept in mind like Accounting Standards, Valuation Method, Accounting Concept of Prudence etc. In this article we shall discuss issues related to inventory valuation from the point of view of Indian Accounting Standards (Ind AS).

2018

All you need to know about Micro Small and Medium Enterprises MSMEs

What’s MSME?
MSME stands for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises. MSME represents a collection of all small to medium sized enterprises in an economy. In a developing economies like India, MSME play a vital role in growth of the economy.
In this article, we shall discuss and understand following points in relation to MSME industries from Indian perspective.

2018

UnderstandingAccounting Cycle

Maintaining Books of accounts of an organisation is a systematic process involving well defined steps. Such process involve recording, classifying and summarizing of economic transactions carried out by a business during a particular accounting period. The ultimate purpose of maintaining books of accounts is to generate useful information about entity's financial position. Hence, the end result of an accounting cycle is generation of Financial Statements like Profit & Loss Account (aka Income Statement) and Balance Sheet. In this article we shall understand each step involved in accounting cycle of an entity.

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