5 Situations Two Persons Can Claim Depreciation During the Same Year ?

The law of claiming depreciation on asset of business is regulated through section 32 of the Income Tax Act . Further Income Tax Rule provides depreciation rate for various class of assets. Now as it happens with businesses, one needs to reorganize through various ways like amalgamation, or changing the structure of the business etc....

Postal & Insurance Agents :What Deductions Allowed ?

The persons who are insurance agent or postal agents who receives commission for selling various kinds of investments and insurance products of  insurance companies and postal department. One reader Vasantha , Trichy  has asked  “I am a mutual fund broker, LIC agent & Postal agent. I am getting income by way of commission for my agentship. Please guide...

Private Trust :7 Tax Planning Tips You Can Actually Use !

Since every indivdiual is provided a basic exemption limit ,the central point of tax planning is to have more tax entities. Each entity gets basic exemption from tax which in aggregate exempts quite a substantial amount of income from tax. When you create a private trust,what you are doing is creating a separate tax entities....

Section 73: mututal Fund Units not Covered !

While it is clear that Explanation to Section 73 is applicable on shares of a company and units purchase and sale does not come within its purview, there can be sepculative trade in case of mutual fund units u/s 43(5) and if any loss arises from such trades in iunits, it can not be adjusted...

Section 73: Nature of Activity Important For Deciding Principal Busienss !

The assessee-company , engaged in the business of financing by way of granting loans and advances and earning interest therefrom and also dealing in stock and shares , filed a return declaring a total loss after adjusting the business income of interest from loans and advances. In view of the provisions of Explanation to section...