80G Deduction for contribution to Clean Ganga Fund, Swachh Bharat Kosh and National Fund for Control of Drug Abuse

Under the existing provisions of section 80G of Income Tax Act 1961, 100% tax deduction is allowed on contribution made to certain funds and institutions formed for a social cause of national importance like National defence fund set up by the Central Government, National Foundation for communal harmony and prime minister national relief fund. The … Read More » "80G Deduction for contribution to Clean Ganga Fund, Swachh Bharat Kosh and National Fund for Control of Drug Abuse"

Wealth tax in India abolished, 2% extra surcharge for super rich persons

In order to widen the tax net and help government to raise tax collection significantly, India’s finance minister Arun Jaitley while presenting budget 2015 in parliament has announced to abolish the wealth tax and levied additional surcharge at the rate of 2% on super rich persons with taxable income of Rs 1 crore or above … Read More » "Wealth tax in India abolished, 2% extra surcharge for super rich persons"

Tax rates applicable To Company for financial year 2015-2016 – AY 2016-2017

In our last article we have talked about tax rates applicable to an individual, HUF, AOP, BOI, Partnership firm, Cooperative society and local authority for the financial year starting from 1st April 2015. Today, in this article we will talk about the tax rates that is applicable to company for financial year 2015-2016. For this … Read More » "Tax rates applicable To Company for financial year 2015-2016 – AY 2016-2017"

Tax rates applicable to partnership firm, Co-operative Society and Local Authority for financial year 2015-2016

In our last article we have discussed above tax rates that is applicable to an individual for the financial year 2015-2016 (assessment year 2016-2017). In this article we will be looking into the tax rates that are applicable to a partnership firm, Co-operative society and local authority for the financial year 2015-2016 (assessment year 2016-2017). … Read More » "Tax rates applicable to partnership firm, Co-operative Society and Local Authority for financial year 2015-2016"

Tax rates applicable to individual for financial year 2015-2016 – Assessment year 2016-2017

Budget 2015 has been placed in parliament by finance minister Arun Jaitley on 28th February 2015. This budget has not changed anything related to tax rates applicable to an individual for financial year 2015-2016 in comparison to financial year 2014-2015 except additional surcharge for those individual whose income exceeds Rs 1 crore in a financial … Read More » "Tax rates applicable to individual for financial year 2015-2016 – Assessment year 2016-2017"

Where to invest for girl child – Sukanya Samriddhi Account or PPF

Prime minister of India, Narendra Modi, has recently launched Sukanya Samriddhi account scheme for a girl child. If you read our article on various provisions of public provident fund or PPF scheme then you will find lots of similar features are also available in Sukanya Samriddhi Account scheme introduced specifically for a girl child. In … Read More » "Where to invest for girl child – Sukanya Samriddhi Account or PPF"

How to raise money for a start-up business

For a new start-up business, money is required to get a space on rent, to pay employees, for R&D, to purchase furniture and fixtures and for other business expenses. You have several options to fund your business.  You may try to fund the business either from your personal savings or by a bank loan or … Read More » "How to raise money for a start-up business"