Thursday, 10 July 2014

KNOW ABOUT - NEW Income Tax Structure 2014-15 announced in Budget 2014


Income Tax Structure 2014-15 announced in Budget 2014
There is no change in the income tax rate for the year 2014-15 (Assessment Year 2015-16)
(i) The rates of income-tax in the case of every individual (other than those mentioned in (ii) and (iii) below)
Upto Rs. 2, 50,000 NIL
Rs. 2,50,001 to Rs. 5,00,00010 per cent.
Rs. 5,00,001 to Rs. 10,00,00020 per cent.
Above Rs. 10,00,00030 per cent.
 (ii)          For persons of Age between 60 Years to 80 Years
Upto Rs. 3,00,000NIL
Rs.3,00,001 to Rs. 5,00,00010 per cent.
Rs. 5,00,001 to Rs.10,00,00020 per cent.
Above Rs. 10,00,00030 per cent.
(iii)         For persons having Age of  80 Years or More
Upto Rs. 5,00,000
Rs. 5,00,001 to Rs. 10,00,00020 per cent.
Above Rs. 10,00,00030 per cent.
 Other Budget 2014 highlights relating to Income tax 2014-15
  • Personal tax exemption limit raised to Rs 2.5 lakh from current Rs 2 lakh for tax payers below 60 years
  • Senior citizens’ tax exemption limit hiked from Rs 2.5 lakh to Rs 3 lakh
  • No change in surcharge for corporates, individuals
  • Education Cess to stay at current 3%
  • Investment limit under Section 80C hiked to Rs 1.5 lakh from current Rs 1 lakh
  • Exemption on housing loans interest on self-occupied property increased from Rs 1.5 lakh to 2 lakh