Uniform allowance taxable or not.

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28 February 2012


I want to Know if a company have no dress code(Same dress for all employees)can it give uniform allowance. If yes, can it be treated as exempted allowance 1250/- Per month as per income tax,if employee is producing clothing bill against it .

Ravi Jhamb (Expert)
28 February 2012

It's optional for the company to provide Uniform allowance. it depends upon company policy. If any employee get Uniform allowance
it exempt at certain limit below whichever lower:-
1) Amt received from Employer
2) Bill for amt spend for uniform

There is no limit decide by IT Act 1961

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