Rates for Deduction of Income-Tax at Source from Salaried Employees- Union Budget 2018-19

Rates for Deduction of Income-Tax at Source from Salaried Employees- Union Budget 2018-19

Rates for deduction of income-tax at source from “Salaries”, computation of “advance tax” and charging of income-tax in special cases during the financial year 2018-19.

The rates for deduction of income-tax at source from “Salaries” during the financial year 2018-19 and also for computation of “advance tax” payable during the said year in the case of all categories of assessees have been specified in Part III of the First Schedule to the Bill. These rates are also applicable for charging income-tax during the financial year 2018-19 on current incomes in cases where accelerated assessments have to be made, for instance, provisional assessment of shipping profits arising in India to non-residents, assessment of persons leaving India for good during the financial year, assessment of persons who are likely to transfer property to avoid tax, assessment of bodies formed for a short duration, etc. The salient features of the rates specified in the said Part III are indicated in the following paragraph.

Individual, Hindu undivided family, association of persons, body of individuals, artificial juridical person.

Paragraph A of Part-III of First Schedule to the Bill provides following rates of income-tax:—

(i) The rates of income-tax in the case of every individual (other than those mentioned in (ii) and (iii) below) or Hindu undivided family or every association of persons or body of individuals, whether incorporated or not, or every artificial juridical person referred to in sub-clause (vii) of clause (31) of section 2 of the Act (not being a case to which any other Paragraph of Part III applies) are as under:—

Upto Rs. 2,50,000 Nil.

Rs. 2,50,001 to Rs. 5,00,000 5 per cent..

Rs. 5,00,001 to Rs. 10,00,000 20 per cent..

Above Rs. 10,00,000 30 per cent..

(ii) In the case of every individual, being a resident in India, who is of the age of sixty years or more but less than eighty years at any time during the previous year,—

Upto Rs.3,00,000 Nil.

Rs. 3,00,001 to Rs. 5,00,000 5 per cent..

Rs. 5,00,001 to Rs. 10,00,000 20 per cent..

Above Rs. 10,00,000 30 per cent..

(iii) in the case of every individual, being a resident in India, who is of the age of eighty years or more at any time during the previous year,—

Upto Rs. 5,00,000 Nil.

Rs. 5,00,001 to Rs. 10,00,000 20 per cent..

Above Rs. 10,00,000 30 per cent..

The amount of income-tax computed in accordance with the preceding provisions of this Paragraph shall be increased by a surcharge at the rate of,—

(i) ten per cent. of such income-tax in case of a person having a total income exceeding fifty lakh rupees but not exceeding one crore rupees; and

(ii) fifteen per cent. of such income-tax in case of a person having a total income exceeding one crore rupees.

However, in case of (i) above, the total amount payable as income-tax and surcharge on total income exceeding fifty lakh rupees but not exceeding one crore rupees, the total amount payable as income-tax and surcharge on such income shall not exceed the total amount payable as income-tax on a total income of fifty lakh rupees by more than the amount of income that exceeds fifty lakh rupees.

Further, in case of (ii) above, the total amount payable as income-tax and surcharge on total income exceeding one crore rupees shall not exceed the total amount payable as income-tax and surcharge on a total income of one crore rupees by more than the amount of income that exceeds one crore rupees.

Source:-Download India Union Budget 2018- 2019

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