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Exemption of Telephone & Conveyance Allowance (Income Tax)

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( Querist )
04 May 2009

Dear All,

Good Day,

Are any exemption allowed under Income Tax Act regarding Telephone and Conveyance Allowance.

If yes please give the full details.

further we are paying Rs. 800.00 per month as Transport Allowance(Residance to Office) which is fully exempted.


C.A.Javid Patel

( Expert )
04 May 2009

Conveyance allowance is exempt up to Rs.800/- and telephone allowance is taxable.

CA Nitin Wadhwani

( Expert )
04 May 2009

Transport allowance is exempt upto 800/- p.m and not conveyance allowance.

CA.Tarun Maheshwari

( Expert )
04 May 2009

I agree with Nitin. Conveyance allowance, if paid for other then for official use, shall be taxable. So with the telephone allowance.

CMA KNVV Sri Vidya - Sri Kanth

( Expert )
05 May 2009

Agree with Mr.Nitin n Mr.Tarun

Manmohan ACA, CS

( Expert )
05 May 2009

The purpose for which allowance is given is important.
convetance allowance,
- given for travel between home to office and office to home is exempted up to Rs. 800 p.m. (rs. 1600 for Orthopedic person)
- Given for other purpose , to the extend it is use for office pupose is exemted

Telephone Allowance is fully taxable. However telephobe reimbursement is fully exempted



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