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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 87A – Most important change for Income Tax Payers in Budget 2019

Section 87A - Tax Rebate for Income below Rs 5 Lakh - Budget 2019 Section 87A was introduced in Budget 2013 and it provides marginal relief to small tax payers. In this post we provide details about the eligibility, the benefits and how it has changed since it was first introduced. Section 87A Eligibility: The tax rebate under section 87A is only available to resident individuals with net taxable […] Continue reading →

Budget 2019: Income Tax Slabs for FY 2019-20 (AY 2020-21)

Income Tax Slabs for FY 2019-20 in Budget 2019 Your income from salary, business or other income like income from fixed/recurring deposits etc are taxed as per income tax slabs. Budget 2019 has made NO changes in the tax slab. The announcement that individuals with income up to Rs 5 Lakh would get full rebate is through Section 87A.   Rebate under Section 87A changed […] Continue reading →