Category Archive for: ‘Finance & Taxes’

Meaning & Taxation of RSUs, ESOPs and ESPPs

Schedule FA

Many companies these days are using RSUs, ESOPs and ESPPs to reward as well as retain employees these days. In this blog post I will explain what RSUs, ESOPs and ESPPs are as well as the taxation aspects of them.

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How to File ITR-2 or ITR-2A Online (AY 2016-17)

ITR-2 menus

This blog post explains how to file ITR-2 or ITR-2A tax return forms online. These forms must be used by those who have one or more of income from salary, interest income, capital gains, foreign assets, etc.

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How to File Your Income Tax Returns Online (AY 2016-17)

ITR-1 Java utility

This blog post explains how to file your income tax return online for the Financial Year 2015-16 (Assessment Year 2016-17) with emphasis on filing the ITR-1 form.

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Letter to Shri Jayant Sinha (MoS, Finance) to Revisit Section 194-IA

Section 194-IA

My letter to Hon’ble Minister of State for Finance Shri Jayant Sinha on the need to relook at Section 194-IA of the Income Tax Act which levies a 1% TDS on all property purchases above Rs. 50 lakhs and puts the onus of paying the same on home buyers rather than the sellers. This has proved to be a nightmare …

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How to Pay Property Tax Online in Bengaluru (2016-17)

BBMP Property Tax portal

In this blog post, I explain how to pay your Property Tax online in a matter of minutes. This is an updated version of my earlier article, revised for the new Property Tax website launched by the BBMP in 2016.

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