Provisions Related to Advance Tax under Income Tax Act 1961

Liability for Payment of Advance Tax (Section 208):

  • As per section 208 of Income Tax Act, 1961, every person whose estimated tax liability for the year is Rs. 10,000 or more, shall pay his tax in advance, in the form of “advance tax”. Such advance tax must be paid in four instalments on or before due dates of advance tax payment. In this article we shall discuss about various provisions related to Advance Tax and applicable interest in case of non-conformance to such provisions.
  • We know that income earned during the financial year 2018-19 shall be charged to tax in the assessment year 2019-20. But the assessee is required to pay tax, in advance, on the taxable income of financial year 2018-19 during the financial year 2018-19 itself.
  • Advance Tax, as computed in accordance with the provisions of this chapter, shall be payable during a financial year, only when the amount of such advance tax payable by the assessee during that year is Rs. 10000 or more.



Housing Loan Income Tax benefits

To own a house is dream of one and all. However, the stark inflation in real estate market has proven to be a nightmare for young couples in India who aspire to own a house. Thanks to Income Tax Act which has given Home Loan borrowers a reason to cheer. There are two sections under Income Tax Act i.e. Section 80C and section 24 under which a Home Loan borrower can claim deductions in relation to Home Loan.


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.


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?


Frequently Asked QuestionsFAQon Limited Liability Partnership

Limited Liability Partnership (LLP) is a new model of business formation which gives benefits of both world. In other words, LLP is a form of business that combines benefits of both company and partnership firm. LLP is a type of partnership firm where partners have limited liabilities unlike the traditional model of partnership firm where all partners have unlimited liability. In LLP each partner is independent from any liability towards another partner's misconduct or negligence. Moreover, an PPL has less compliance burden as compared to company form of business.
Limited Liability Partnership being a relatively new form of business, many people are unaware of its features, benefits and compliance requirements. Here is a list of FAQs for all matters related to LLPs.


Sections 54 54F and 54EC of Income Tax Act Exemptions in respect of LTCG

The amount of long term capital gain arising from sell of long term capital assets like house property is very large. Such gains are taxed at 20% as long term capital gain tax. The tax amount payable in such cases comes up to be very high. In order to provide relief to the tax payers, the Government of India has come up with certain exemptions from Long Term Capital Gain under section 54, 54EC and 54F. Let us understand these sections into detail:

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