Do you know donations to political parties can be claimed as a tax deduction?

Chapter VI A of the Income Tax Act contains various sub-sections of section 80 that allow an assessee to claim deductions from the gross total income on account of various tax-saving investments, permitted expenditures, donations, etc. Such deductions allow an assessee to considerably reduce the tax payable. Donation made to political parties or electoral trust…

RBI releases Consultative Document on Regulation of Microfinance

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has proposed a slew of measures to protect micro-finance borrowers from over-indebtedness and enable competitive forces to bring down the interest rates. In a consultative document released on Monday, RBI has proposed to remove the ceiling on interest rates for micro-finance lenders, among other key measures. In the Statement…

Resolution framework -2.0: Enhancement of limits offered to individuals and small businesses

RBI on June 04, 2021 permitted lending institutions to offer a limited window to individual borrowers and small businesses to implement resolution plans in respect of their credit exposures while classifying the same as Standard upon implementation of the resolution plan subject to certain conditions under the framework. RBI in its circular DOR.STR.REC.11/21.04.048/2021-22 on “Resolution…

Now incorporation of a company shall be accompanied by e-form AGILE – PRO-S (INC-35)

The Ministry of Corporate Affairs on 7th June, 2021 has issued the Companies (Incorporation) Fourth Amendment Rules, 2021. The amendment provides that the application for incorporation of a company shall be accompanied by e-form AGILE – PRO-S (INC-35). AGILE – PRO-S stands acronym for Application for Goods and services tax Identification number, employees state Insurance…