Budget 2013: Non-event for common man - 3 months ago
The way in which the finance minister began to introduce his direct tax proposals of Budget 2013 was a huge enough hint about what lay ahead.
Sec 54 relief not limited to one house - 9 months ago
Proceeds from sale of multiple houses, if invested in a single house, would also qualify for exemption from long-term capital gains tax
You can claim indexation benefit even on inherited property - 1 year ago
Can inherited property attract capital gains tax? If so, how does one calculate the amount involved?
Beware the haze, cap 54EC investments at Rs50 lakh - 1 year ago
You can save on capital gains tax by investing in 54EC bonds only up to Rs50 lakh, a closer reading of a recent ruling by the tax tribunal shows.
Are you in Rs5-lakh salary bracket? The tax waiver has many ifs - 1 year ago
The slab is only indicative, one must meet certain other criteria to avail of the exemption.
Stick to systematic investments in time of crisis - 1 year ago
While domestic and global economic scenarios remains gloomy, most of the bad news is discounted in valuations; so it would be mistake to reject equity altogether.
Income tax isn't all, there's the wealth tax, too - 1 year ago
Though most of us tend to focus on income-tax, actually there is yet another direct tax that all of us are subject to wealth tax.
So, should you go for dividend option or growth? - 1 year ago
Two major factors that should be taken into consideration while choosing investment options are the fiscal policy and investors requirements and goals.
Buy pure insurance policies, avoid ones with investment returns - 1 year ago
The reason for writing this article is because last week I came across a person who had no less than 25 life insurance policies. Yes, you read that right - 25.
Better pay rent on your own - 1 year ago
Sandeep Shanbhag tell you about the tax impact on employees renting accommodation themselves versus opting for a company-provided one.