Budget 2018-19 Highlights of Income Tax Proposals for AY 2019-20

Budget 2018-19 Highlights of Income Tax Proposals

Budget 2018-19 Highlights of Income Tax

The Finance Minister has presented the Union Budget 2018 today in Lok Sabha. The major highlights of his Income Tax Proposals are as under, more shall be updated as soon as they are announced.

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Highlights of his Income Tax Proposals of Union Budget 2018-19

1. Relaxations given under section 80JJA

2. Real Estate Transactions-No adjustment where circle rate do not exceed 5% of the sale consideration.

3. Corporate Tax rate reduced to 25% for companies with turnover pf Rs. 250 crores in FY 2016-17

4. No change in Individual tax rate or slabs

5. Corporate tax rate reduced to 25% to companies which have reported turnover of up to Rs 250 crore in financial year 2016-17 

6. No changes in section 87A rebate 

7. Standard deduction of 40000/- in lieu of transport and reimbursement of miscellaneous medical allowance

8. Relief to Senior citizen in exemption up to Rs. 50000/- of interest income from banks and post office and TDS

9. Disallowance of 30% on non deduction of Tax

10. Capital gain on Long Term capital Gain on the shares of listed company – Gain exceeding Rs. 1 lacs to be taxed @ 10% without benefit of indexation

11. E-assesment new scheme

12. Section 80D deduction for medical premium increased to Rs. 50000/- 

13. Education Cess has been replaced by “Health and Education Cess on income-tax” at the rate of four per cent of the total of Income Tax and Surcharge.

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