New Section 87A for Tax Rebate of Rs. 2000              w.e.f. 1.04.2014.By Shankar Bose, Inspector of Income-tax, MSTU, P...
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Deduction of rs.2000 under 87 a

  1. 1. New Section 87A for Tax Rebate of Rs. 2000 w.e.f. 1.04.2014.By Shankar Bose, Inspector of Income-tax, MSTU, PuriFinance Bill, 2013 has been introduced new section 87A for IncomeTax Deduction of Rs. 2000/- for Assessment Year 2014-15. This rebatecan be availed Taxpayee/Assessee under section 87A. For more clarityit is necessary to read clauses 19 and 20 of the bill as given below :-Clauses 19 and 20 of the Bill seek to amend section 87 and insert anew section 87A in the Income-tax Act relating to rebate of income-tax in case of certain individuals.The proposed new section 87A seeks to provide that an assessee,being an individual resident in India, whose total income does notexceed five hundred thousand rupees, shall be entitled to adeduction, from the amount of income-tax (as computed beforeallowing the deductions under Chapter VIII of the Income-tax Act) onhis total income with which he is chargeable for any assessment year,of an amount equal to hundred per cent. of such income-tax or anamount of two thousand rupees, whichever is less.Consequential amendments have been proposed in section 87, so asto provide reference to proposed new section 87A.These amendments will take effect from 1st April, 2014 and will,accordingly, apply in relation to the assessment year 2014-15 andsubsequent assessment years. Thanks

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