Income Tax treatment in case of salaried person who are provided with medical benefit

Updated: As per amended Finance Act 2020 For Medical facilities in India: Under section 17(2) of income tax, the medical expenses incurred or reimbursed by the employer for medical treatment to an employee or his dependent relative (i.e. children, spouse, brothers, sister and parents) will not be chargeable to tax in the hands of the…

Tax benefits on retirement, VRS, and retrenchment of salaried persons

[This post elucidates details of tax components as well as tax exemption for earned Leave encashment, Gratuity, commutation of pension, NPS withdrawal, retrenchment compensation, , amount received on voluntary retirement, tax on EPF withdrawal etc.] Updated: As per amended finance act 2020 Leave encashment under section 10(10AA): The encashment of unutilized earned leave (read note-1)…

Tentative new pay scale for bank employees taken final shape will be finalized in the next round of meeting

Today (Aug 28) a meeting of the working group for workmen unions of banks held on a virtual platform. Four workmen unions AIBEA-NCBE-INBEF-NOBW participated discuss about distribution of amount agreed in MOU and finalizing the new pay scales, etc. from allocated Rs.7808 crores (15%) of total amount for employees and officers together. Salient feature of…