As per the Income Tax Circular No.17/2014,Tax Rebate Rs.2000/- U/s 87A and Exemption from Savings Bank Interest Rs.10,000/- U/s 80TTA will be continue for Financial Year 2014-15

As per the Income Tax Circular No 17/2014, the Tax Rebate Rs.2,000/- U/s 87A and the Tax Relief from Savings Bank Interest Rs.10,000/- U/s 80TTA will be continue the Financial Year 2014-15. The Tax Circular is given below :-
                                                                                                       CIRCULAR NO : 17/2014
                                                F.No. 275/192/2014-IT(B)
                                                  Government of India
                                                   Ministry of Finance
                                               Department of Revenue
                                            Central Board of Direct Taxes
                                                                                                            North Block, New Delhi
                                                                                                         Dated 10th December, 2014 
SUBJECT: INCOME-TAX DEDUCTION FROM SALARIES DURING THE FINANCIAL YEAR 2014-15 UNDER SECTION 192 OF THE INCOME-TAX ACT, 1961.
                                                                   *****
Reference is invited to Circular No.08/2013 dated 25.10.2013 whereby the rates of deduction of income-tax from the payment of income under the head “Salaries” under Section 192 of the Income-tax Act, 1961 (hereinafter “the Act”), during the financial year 2013-14, were intimated. The present Circular contains the rates of deduction of income-tax from the payment of income chargeable under the head “Salaries” during the financial year 2014-15 and explains certain related provisions of the Act and Income-tax Rules, 1962 (hereinafter the Rules). The relevant Acts, Rules, Forms and Notifications are available at the website of the Income Tax Department- www.incometaxindia.gov.in.

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Deduction in respect of interest on deposits in savings account (Section 80TTA):

Section 80TTA has been introduced from the Financial Year 2012-13 and it allows to an employee from his gross total income if it includes any income by way of interest on deposits (not being time deposits) in a savings account, a deduction amounting to:

(i) in a case where the amount of such income does not exceed in the aggregate ten thousand rupees, the whole of such amount; and

(ii) in any other case, ten thousand rupees.The deduction is available if such savings account is maintained in a

(a) banking company to which the Banking Regulation Act, 1949, applies (including any bank or banking institution referred to in section 51 of that Act);

(b) co-operative society engaged in carrying on the business of banking (including a co-operative land mortgage bank or a co-operative land development bank); or

(c) Post Office as defined in clause (k) of section 2 of the Indian Post Office Act, 1898,
For this section, “time deposits” means the deposits repayable on expiry of fixed periods.

6. REBATE OF RS 2000 FOR INDIVIDUALS HAVING TOTAL INCOME UPTO RS 5 LAKH [SECTION 87A]

Finance Act 2013 provided relief in the form of rebate to individual taxpayers, resident in India, who are in lower income bracket, i. e. having total income not exceeding Rs 5,00,000/-. The amount of rebate is Rs 2000/- or the amount of tax payable, whichever is lower. This rebate is available for A.Y. 2014-15 and subsequent assessment years.

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