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Should you Choose to be Employee or Independent Consultant from Taxation Perspective?

Employee Vs Consultant - The Tax Angle Few people while taking up a new job have the flexibility to work as an employee or independent consultant (also known as contractor or freelancer). If planned properly consultants have lower tax outgo for the same CTC (Cost to company). With Budget 2016 introducing presumptive taxation for some professionals like legal, medical accountancy, architect, IT […] Continue reading →

Section 80TTB: Senior Citizens can Save Tax on their Interest Income

Section 80TTB - Tax Exemption for Senior Citizens on Interest Income Budget 2018 along with many changes to tax laws also introduced a new Section 80TTB. According to this Senior citizen can claim tax exemption up to Rs 50,000 on interest income from bank/ post office fixed deposit, recurring deposit or savings account. Also, if a senior citizen opts to take advantage of Section 80TTB, he […] Continue reading →

Income Tax Calculator for FY 2019-20 [AY 2020-21] – Excel Download

Income Tax Calculator for AY 2020-21 Budget 2019 has made some changes to Income tax for individual – the highlight being full tax rebate for individuals earning below Rs 5 Lakhs. There has been no changes in the income tax slab. We highlight the changes and give you the new tax calculator for FY 2019-20 [AY 2020-21]. Changes in Income Tax Rules: […] Continue reading →