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CBDT Press Release Reg Claiming Of Medical Expenditure For Tax Purposes Made Easy

The CBDT has issued a press release dated 14.10.2015 stating that the condition of obtaining the certificate for claiming expenditure under section 80DDB in respect of specified ailments from a specialist working in a Government hospital has been amended. As per amended Rule 11DD, the prescription can be issued by any specialist mentioned in the amended Rule. Henceforth, it will not be mandatory to obtain a certificate from a specialist working in a Government hospital

Government of India
Ministry of Finance
Department of Revenue
Central Board of Direct Taxes
New Delhi, 14th October, 2015Subject: Claiming of medical expenditure for tax purposes made easy.One of the pillars of the of the taxation proposals included in the Finance Minister's budget speech for 2015-16 was extension of benefits to the middle class. In this process the Finance Minister announced extension of certain benefits in respect of medical treatment under section 80DDB. This section allows a deduction fo…
Department of Trade & Taxes Delhi, has notified a scheme dated 08-10-2015 introducing an award scheme for the general public " Bill Banvao Inaam Pao"
The scheme would be for Bill/ Cash Memo /Retail Invoice of purchases made from  a registered dealer in Delhi.
Prize money is maximum Rs 50000
CA Yashu Goel
Santa: I have heard recently that Mr. Rajan has reduced Repo Rate by 50 basis points and everyone is saying that this is good for the market. Loan EMI may also come down. What is this rate cut means actually? I want to understand this. Banta: To understand this you first need to know, how does a bank function. Santa: Why? Banta: Because all these are inter-related. Tell me – what does a bank do? Santa: Bank takes money from depositors and gives loan to earn interest. That way they keep everyone happy and make a profit also. Banta: Correct, but there are more to it. Let me explain this in a very simplistic way. Bank needs money. Bank can get money from depositors like you and me and also from RBI. But bank also needs to pay certain interest to us and also to RBI. Santa: Ok. Banta: Let us try to understand first – what happens when we deposit, say, Rs. 100 with a bank. Santa: I know that. Bank gives that Rs. 100 to someone who needs a loan. Banta: No, it is not that simple. Remember, th…