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An overview of Direct Tax Proposals in Union Budget 2020

An overview of Direct Tax Proposals in Union Budget 2020

Here I am presenting the simplified and summarized version of Direct Tax Proposals in Union Budget 2020 presented by Honorable Finance Minister of India on Feb 1, 2020. This article will help you to grasp the new insertions/amendments without going into the depth of each and every section. Let’s Begin. In order to simplify the taxation structure, a new scheme “Vivaad se Vishwas Scheme” has been introduced which will reduce or simplify the litigations under which an assessee will not…

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Is the ‘new tax regime’ introduced by the Hon’ble Finance Minister beneficial?

Is the ‘new tax regime’ introduced by the Hon’ble Finance Minister beneficial?

On 1st February 2020, the Hon’ble Finance Minister (‘FM’) of India Mrs. Nirmala Sitharaman unveiled the first budget of the 3rd decade of the 21st century.  At a time when the Hon’ble FM was expected to extend benefits of lower income tax rates to individuals and mark the first steps to introducing a revamped Direct Tax Code (‘DTC’), she managed to surprise everyone by introducing Section 115BAC in the Income Tax Act, 1961 providing an optional scheme to individuals to…

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Direct Tax proposals in the Finance Bill 2020

Direct Tax proposals in the Finance Bill 2020

FINANCE BILL, 2020 PROVISIONS RELATING TO DIRECT TAXES Introduction The provisions of Finance Bill, 2020 (hereafter referred to as “the Bill”), relating to direct taxes seek to amend the Income-tax Act, 1961 (hereafter referred to as ‘the Act’), Prohibition of Benami Property Transactions Act, 1988 (hereafter referred to as “PBPT Act”), and Finance Act, 2013, to continue to provide momentum to the buoyancy in direct taxes through tax-incentives, reducing tax rates for co-operative society, individual and Hindu undivided family (HUF),…

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