Tax Slab 2010

February 26, 2010
  1. Income up to Rs 1.6 lakh – nil
  2. Income above Rs 1.6 lakh and up to Rs 5 lakh – 10 per cent
  3. Income above Rs 5 lakh and up to Rs 8 lakh – 20 per cent
  4. Income above Rs 8 lakh – 30 per cent.

New tax rates would offer relief to 60 per cent of taxpayers, the finance minister said.

  • Additional deduction of Rs 20,000 allowed on long-term infrastructure bonds for income tax payers; this is above Rs one lakh on saving instruments allowed already.
  • Investment linked tax deductions to be allowed to two-star hotels anywhere in the country.

Source: http://beta.profit.ndtv.com/news/show/relief-for-60-income-tax-payers-in-budget-27658