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Understanding Form 26AS on the Traces website

During the whirlwind season of Income Tax Return Filings, you come across two income tax forms most frequently. These are Income Tax Form 16 and TRACES 26AS or Form 26AS. Where Income Tax Form 16 specifies details of your salary income and tax deducted and deposited by your employer.  TRACES 26AS is an annual consolidated tax summary that you need to verify before ITR [...]

Section 80U of Income Tax Act

Overview Under section 80U, a person can claim a tax deduction if he/she is suffering from a disability or severe disability. This section provides tax benefits to an individual and their family members to a person certified as a person with a disability by an authorized medical authority. Read on tax exemptions from filing income tax returns. All the individuals [...]

Some do’s and dont’s while giving/taking cash

Overview Cash transactions, which were free for everyone (sometimes free to be exploited) are now in check. There's a threshold limit to the transactions and the law would penalize who breaks it. The penalty is very heavy and could be up to 100% of the transaction. This initiative was carried out to curb black money transactions in the nation. The [...]

Section 80TTA

What is Section 80TTA? This Section was launched under the Finance Bill of 2013 and shifts appropriately from the Financial Year of 2012-13 onward. The Income Tax Act under Section 80TTA enables you to declare deductions on savings accounts deposits. The section offers a decrease of the amount on savings account interest up to Rs 10,000 every year. It refers to [...]

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How to save Income-Tax under 80GG?

Section 80GG of the Income Tax Act allows claiming of the tax deduction for the house rent paid for accommodation. Not all salaried people are able to stay in their own place. Either due to work being located in distant locations, affordability, or many other problems, personal or otherwise. To ease up their problems, the Government offers Deduction under House [...]