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Income tax: Is exemption from capital gains available for investment in a plot of land or commercial property?

There is no provision under the income tax laws providing for exemption from long-term capital gains arising on the sale of a plot by reinvesting in a commercial property or a pure plot of land.

1 min read3 Jul 2024

Why retail investors want to see a change in capital gains tax

While the rules for the taxation of capital gains may seem straightforward, the practical application of the capital gains tax is far more complex.

3 min read18 Jun 2024

Demat Account: What are the tax implications of transactions?

Securities Transaction Tax (STT) is imposed on both buyers and sellers in the Indian stock market. Capital loss occurs while selling an asset for less than its purchase price and can be used to offset capital gains. Both short-term and long-term losses can be carried forward for 8 years.

4 min read12 Mar 2024

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