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Gift From Relatives


shyam sundar (Article Assisstant)     11 July 2011

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One of our Clients have received Land as Gift from his uncles(Mom's Brother) on 01.04.2010.

Is this exepmted from income tax.


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No, as its received from relative and cost of acquisition is nil

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Chiradeep.R.H (Chirahi & Associates - Consultants)     11 July 2011

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Gifts received From Relatives

As per the Income tax act, the Gifts received from any of your relatives are fully exempt from tax. Whether you are received the gifts as Cash, Cheque or any goods. You are not liable to pay the tax for these gifts. Here the “relatives” term defines by the Income Tax act as follows :

  1. Spouse of the individual

  2. Brother or sister of the individual

  3. Brother or sister of the spouse of the individual

  4. Brother or sister of either of the parents of the individual

  5. Any lineal ascendant or descendant of the individual

  6. Any lineal ascendant or descendant of the spouse of the individual,Spouse of the person referred to in clauses (ii) to (vi).                                                              For example if you are receiving gift of Rs.100000 from your uncle ( your mother’s brother), it is fully exempt from the Tax. Whenever you get the gifts please apply the relations in the above list to ascertain whether you are liable to pay any tax for the received gift.

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CA ADITYA SHARMA (CA IN PRACTICE )     11 July 2011

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Originally posted by : Chiradeep.R.H

 

Gifts received From Relatives

As per the Income tax act, the Gifts received from any of your relatives are fully exempt from tax. Whether you are received the gifts as Cash, Cheque or any goods. You are not liable to pay the tax for these gifts. Here the “relatives” term defines by the Income Tax act as follows :



Spouse of the individual



Brother or sister of the individual



Brother or sister of the spouse of the individual



Brother or sister of either of the parents of the individual



Any lineal ascendant or descendant of the individual



Any lineal ascendant or descendant of the spouse of the individual,Spouse of the person referred to in clauses (ii) to (vi).                                                              For example if you are receiving gift of Rs.100000 from your uncle ( your mother’s brother), it is fully exempt from the Tax. Whenever you get the gifts please apply the relations in the above list to ascertain whether you are liable to pay any tax for the received gift.




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