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 Salaried employees enjoy special tax shelter for various reimbursements of medical expenditure for self & family!                     Section 17(2) of the Income-tax Act provides for taxability of perquisites in the hands of a salaried employee. In this context, a salaried employee must plan to take the benefit of a number of medical facilities provided by an employer to the employee, which are not treated as...

Perks & Jerks for Employees!

Perquisite Rules Mere ‘Old Wine In New Bottle’ Salaried Get No Relief From Anomalies & Inequities With virtually no reprieve from the tax burden on their pay packages and continuing anomalies and inequities, the new rules for valuation of perquisites announced by the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) on December 18, 2008 have hugely disappointed millions of salaried employees. The near five and a half month...

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