Income-tax Act contains provisions for taxability of various allowances received by a taxpayer. These allowances are either in the nature of income which is exempt from tax or is an expenditure which provides weighted deductions to the taxpayer. This list gives a glimpse of tax treatment of various allowances available to a taxpayer.
a) The scheme is open to all taxpayers, who wish to claim exemption under Sections 54, 54B, 54D, 54F, 54G or 54GB.
b) If taxpayer could not invest the capital gains to acquire new asset before due date of furnishing of return, the capital gains can be deposited before due date for furnishing of return of income in deposit account in any branch of a nationalized bank in accordance with Capital Gain Account Scheme 1988.