Tax Planning Articles

Tax exempt funds
August 17, 2020
How to invest in 54 EC capital gain tax exemption bonds online in 4 steps

Here is a guide that will tell you how you can apply online for 54EC CGTE bonds and pay through net banking / debit card either through a broker, or directly

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income tax return
June 25, 2020
Income tax returns can now be filed till November 30 for FY20

Deadline for investments to save tax extended to July 31, 2020 while due date for linking PAN with Aadhar extended to March 31, 2021

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Income tax return
April 15, 2020
4 things to know about TDS on your income before you opt for alternative income tax regime

An Income Tax Department circular released on April 13 gives the detailed guidelines as to how you as a tax-payer can opt for the alternative regime that promises lower taxes, but at a cost

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April 6, 2020
Here are 3 taxation changes from April that will impact mutual funds

Taxation of mutual fund dividend, TDS on dividend, and taxation treatment of segregated MF units would undergo change from April 1

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aadhaar PAN linking
February 16, 2020
Your PAN will become inoperative after March 31 if it is not linked with Aadhaar

Till January 27, 2020, over 30.75 crore PANs were linked to respective Aadhaar. However, 17.58 crore PANs are yet to be linked with the 12-digit biometric ID

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Tax exemption
February 9, 2020
Forget tax exemptions, you still need these investments for your financial well-being

The new tax structure can be availed if taxpayer foregoes exemptions and deductions, but does that mean you shouldn’t make those investments?

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Dividend mutual funds
February 6, 2020
How to still enjoy dividend benefits even as dividend tax liability gets shifted to recipients

A few ways that investors can use the dividend cushion for their portfolios even as Budget 2020 shifted the burden of tax on dividends to receivers from payers

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ESOP tax Budget 2020
February 3, 2020
Budget 2020: ESOPs taxation get a breathing space

Start-ups need to qualify under Section 80-IAC of the Income Tax Act to avail of the taxation relaxation for its ESOP holders

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Real estate circle value
February 2, 2020
Budget 2020: Tax liability on properties sold below circle rate eased

No additional tax liability arising out of a transaction where the difference in the actual transaction value of the property and the circle rate is lower than 10%; earlier this was up to 5%

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TDS on mutual funds Budget 2020
February 2, 2020
Budget 2020: TDS of 10% on your mutual fund dividends from April 1; clarifies on cost and holding period for segregated units

Tax will be deducted at 10% for dividends above Rs 5,000 in a year received by an MF investor; Budget also clarifies on taxation of segregated units

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