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Check status of deducted tax online

Tuesday 14 June '11

Gone are the days where taxpayers would have to wait till the end of the financial year to receive their withholding tax certificates/Form 16s in the physical form.
High-value spends must show in AIR

Tuesday 22 March '11

Now that the Budget is well behind us, it is time to prepare ourselves for filing our I-T returns.
Even vacant house has tax implications

Tuesday 15 February '11

One needs to evaluate the tax implications for houses purchased as investment and lying vacant.
Couples can claim tax benefits separately

Tuesday 18 January '11

Success and a comfortable professional life is what most of us look for in our career cycle. While rising double incomes lead to both spouses paying their taxes individually, it also enables claiming ...
Buy a house, save long-term cap gains tax

Saturday 1 January '11

Did you know that investing in a house could save you from paying taxes on your long-term capital gains? I-T Act, 1961 provides an incentive to individual/HUF in the form of exemption from capital gai...
Minor’s income usually clubbed with parent’s

Tuesday 7 December '10

All parents want the best for their children. However, sometimes we overlook our tax implications which may arise on account of income accruing on such investments.
Esops are flavour of the season

Saturday 13 November '10

Many companies are now considering Esops as incentives for their employees.
How to offset your losses

Saturday 23 October '10

We all know that when we earn income/profit, we have to pay taxes on it. While endeavoring to derive income, the possibility of incurring losses cannot be ruled out.
Taxation for employees going abroad on assignments

Saturday 2 October '10

In today’s global market, the need for companies to have a globally mobile workforce is essential.
How gains on securities will be taxed under DTC

Saturday 18 September '10

The tax treatment continues to depend upon the nature/period of holding the asset.
The tax angle to inherited land, building

Saturday 4 September '10

While you would be happy to receive inheritance from any family member, the tax impact of of inherited immovable property has to be assessed carefully.
Rent a house to save taxes

Saturday 28 August '10

Rented accommodation can help save some tax for salaried employees.
What next after filing returns?

Saturday 14 August '10

As we heave a sigh of relief after filing our tax return on time, it may be helpful to understand the steps that are likely to follow...
Retirement benefits & tax

Saturday 7 August '10

Nil tax liability is most desired post retirement. For this, it is important to know the impact of tax on retiral proceeds, received from various sources.


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Pratap Bhanu MehtaYou, the UPA, destroyed roads, airlines, power, education, industry, employment… you rocked the financial boat, you came for freedom, you legitimised being corrupt. But we did not speak out. Remember, we do have the vote. Pratap Bhanu Mehta While we were silent, July 11 Comments
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Pawan KheraReally, Mr Mehta? Much that I enjoy your sophomoric enthusiasm, your assertions are hurried and inaccurate. The UPA didn't aim to silence people. The UPA heard what the people spoke. Pawan Khera Imagining a silence, missing the point, July 19 Comments
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Shekhar GuptaNever in India's history has the economic discourse been so one-sided. Povertarianism, has become a part of our holy national consensus. Shekhar Gupta National Interest: The deformists, July 20 Comments
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Shashi TharoorI respect Pratap Bhanu Mehta and Shekhar Gupta, but find their diatribes sweepingly denunciatory. They have failed to notice today's India boasts a thriving, entrepreneurial and globalised economy. Shashi Tharoor Note to UPA-bashers, July 23 Comments
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Shashi TharoorPawan Khera and Shashi Tharoor's defence of the UPA, as rejoinders to articles by Pratap Bhanu Mehta and Shekhar Gupta, displays how political sycophancy can distort perception. They are written to ensure their status in the party. Madhu Trehan A people in despair, a government in wonderland Comments
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