No Tax up to Rs 4 Lakh: I-T Slabs May Be Revised in Next Budget
A new income bracket of Rs 10 lakh to Rs 15 lakh may be added, on which a tax of 15 percent will be levied.
Following severe cash crunch after Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s announcement of the demonetisation policy on 8 November, there may be some tax relief in the upcoming Union Budget.
The government is likely to revise the income tax slabs, with no tax on income up to Rs 4 lakh. A new income bracket of Rs 10 lakh to Rs 15 lakh may be added, on which a tax of 15 percent will be levied.
Here are the expected income tax slabs after the revision.
And here are the existing tax rates for different income brackets:
Frank Noronha, a spokesperson for the ruling government, however, rejected the media reports that income tax slabs are likely to be revised. He called them “baseless and unfounded”.
(With inputs from CNN-News18)
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