Pay taxes on purchases or services you avail – Section 206C


Black money is deep rooted in our economy and for years government has been coming up with new ways and means to identify people’s undisclosed incomes. A recent amendment proposed in Section 206C in Finance Bill 2016 which is now an income tax provision has grown concerns for people who have not been disclosing their actual incomes.

This week I’ll throw some light on this new provision wherein the government made it clear that if you will not disclose your actual income we will not let you spend your undisclosed income without our notice. Continue reading “Pay taxes on purchases or services you avail – Section 206C”

Tax Saving and Financial Goal Connect

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“Oh the 80C limit has increased. I’ll have to increase my investments to save tax”!!! This is the most talked about thing on office desks and dinner tables these days. Tax saving is something that most of us are very serious and concerned about and hence we do every possible thing to reduce tax liabilities to minimal. But what is it that you are buying for??? Are you buying it just to save tax or save tax and fulfill financial goals such as retirement, kids planning etc.? The answer is “we want to save tax and save for our future as well”. But the fact is most of us just end up investing recklessly in a hurry to save tax and hence the financial goal takes a backseat. This is the story of first three months of every year where there are people who are selling and people who are buying. Continue reading “Tax Saving and Financial Goal Connect”