Tax payers are required to pay advance tax on their income which they expect to earn during the current year.
For example, for financial year 2019-20/assessment year 2020-21 advance tax is payable in instalments during 2018-19 itself. The advance tax so paid is adjusted against the total tax assessed for that assessment year i.e. A.Y.2019-20.
Who is Liable to Pay Advance Tax?
The following persons are liable/responsible to pay advance date before its due dates.
- All persons, including individuals, salaried persons whose tax during the financial year is more than Rs.10,000/- are liable to pay advance tax before due dates.
- Normally, in the case of the salaried people TDS has to be deducted by the employer on the salary earned during the financial year. However, if the employer goes wrong to do so or deduct less TDS, then salaried persons are also required to pay advance tax. However, if the income tax is less than Rs.10,000 after TDS subsequently no advance tax payment is required.
- Other persons that received an order u/s 210(3) are also required to pay advance tax as mentioned in that order. The installments will furthermore be specified in the order. That person has also the option to pay higher advance tax if estimate income is higher than the order. However, if the estimate income is lesser than the income specified in order, then he must give the reply in form 28-A to deposit advance tax next installment on lower income.
Who is Not Liable to Pay Advance Tax?
Senior citizens (over 60 years during the previous year) not having any income from business or profession shall not be Liable to pay any advance tax.
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