Friday, February 26, 2010

Union Budget 2010-11: revised tax slabs

The finance minister proposed the following slabs for individual tax payers:

There will be no tax for income upto Rs 1.6 lakh. This was the same earlier.

For income between 1.6 lakh - 5 lakh, the tax liability will be 10%. The older slab was 1.6 - 3 lakh.

For income between 5 lakh - 8 lakh, the tax liability will be 20%. Earlier 20% tax was deducted on Rs 3-5 lakh income.

Individuals with income of above Rs 8 lakh will have tax liability of 30%. Earlier 30% was deducted on income of Rs 5 lakh and above.

The government would allow a deduction of up to Rs 20,000 for investments in long-term infrastructure bonds. The deduction would be in addition to Rs 100,000 allowed under Section 80C of India's Income Tax Act.

To read more, please, visit The Economic Times

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