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Do religious establishments have to pay tax in India?

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Asked by A Moin, 16 Sep '12 10:18 am
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The soon to come new tax regime will make religious and charitable trusts pay taxes. The members gathered under 'Federation of Charitable and Religious Trusts' at ATMA hall and agitated against the DTC bill which they said proposes to take away exemptions of religious trusts under income and wealth tax.
"Definitions of non-profit organizations which will enjoy income and wealth tax exemptions exclude trusts or institutions established for a particular caste or religious community excludes religious trusts and will have to pay tax at flat rate of 30 %. But Income Tax Act of 1961 has exempted all charitable trusts for particular religious communities set up prior to April 1 1962 from income tax and wealth," said counsel Yousuf Muchalla. Trustees said that if implemented the provisions in DTC will pull down shutters of many such organization.
Answered by LIPSIKA, 16 Sep '12 10:59 am

 
  
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No idea... and even about the political parties
Answered by Joseph Chacko, 16 Sep '12 11:39 am

 
  
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..first start with abolishing subsidies to pilgrimage tour to particular community ???
or do you wish that subsidy to one community and taxation to other ????
Answered by drdinesh sharma, 17 Sep '12 01:18 am

 
  
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I know about some who pay and heard about many who do not pay.
Answered by Good Citizen, 16 Sep '12 07:47 pm

 
  
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There are two sections in Indian society, whom none can question. They set their own rules, and they can flaunt any law of the country. They are the POLITICIANS and the heads of RELIGIONS and CASTEs!
Answered by Shunmugham, 16 Sep '12 02:13 pm

 
  
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Yes
Answered by Quest, 16 Sep '12 10:37 am

 
  
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Yes , under the head of artificial person or BOI , AOI , which ever relevant
Answered by minti, 16 Sep '12 10:19 am

 
  
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