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2019

FAQ On Advance Tax

Q. Who is liable to pay Advance tax?

As per Section 208 of the Income Tax Act, Every person (individual, firm, company, etc.) whose estimated tax liability for the year (i.e., for the year in progress such as FY 2016-17, FY 2017-18,  etc.) after TDS (i.e., TDS which is deducted for the person by its payers/clients/banks, etc.) is Rs. 10,000 or more shall pay its tax for the year in advance during the same financial year.

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2018

Frequent Asked Questions on Income Tax Audit

Q.1 What is tax audit?

  • Section 44AB gives the provisions relating to the class of taxpayers who are required to get their accounts audited from a chartered accountant. The audit under section 44AB aims to ascertain the compliance of various provisions of the Income-tax Law and the fulfillment of other requirements of the Income-tax Law. The audit conducted by the chartered accountant of the accounts of the taxpayer in pursuance of the requirement of section 44AB is called tax audit.

  • The chartered accountant conducting the tax audit is required to give his findings, observation, etc., in the form of an audit report. The report of the tax audit is to be given by the chartered accountant in Form Nos. 3CA/3CB and 3CD.

2018

Points to remember while claiming deduction under section 80C

When it comes to availing tax benefits, Section 80C is one of the most popular tools to reduce tax liability. It is particularly popular among salaried individuals who cannot claim the deduction for any expense from the salary income.  Under section 80C one can claim tax relief up to the maximum of Rs. 1,50,000. There are many options available for claiming this deduction like investment in PPF, Mutual Fund, NSC etc. The deduction can also be claimed for certain expenses like tuition fees, repayment of Home Loan etc. However, there are certain conditions which every taxpayer must know while claiming any tax relief under this section.

2018

SECTION 194IA TDS ON PURCHASE OF IMMOVABLE PROPERTY

If you are planning to buy an immovable property (other than rural agricultural land), you must be aware of the provisions related to TDS on purchase of immovable property. As per Section 194IA of Income Tax Act, where value of an immovable property being purchased is Rs. 50 lakh or more, the buyer is liable to deduct TDS @ 1% from the payment made to the seller. This provision was introduced in Finance Act, 2013.

2018

UNDERSTANDING PERMANENT ACCOUNT NUMBER

Permanent Account Number (PAN) is the unique 10 digit number which is allotted to every tax payer in India whether India citizen or NRI. It is not only mandatory for filing Income Tax Returns but also needed in many financial transactions in India. In this article we shall focus on structure of PAN number.

2018

Tax Benefits for a Hindu Undivided Family HUF

HUF stands for Hindu Undivided Family. It is considered as a separate legal entity different from its members & Karta. Just like an Individual, an HUF also enjoys certain tax benefits. This article discusses tax benefits available to an HUF.

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