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Asked by Rakesh Das, 29 Dec '10 06:04 pm
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Frindge Benefit Tax
Answered by Dilip Pounikar, 29 Dec '10 06:06 pm

 
  
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Fringe benefit tax now abolished
Answered by Gurdeep Chawla, 29 Dec '10 07:27 pm

 
  
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The taxation of perquisites -- or fringe benefits -- provided by an employer to his employees, in addition to the cash salary or wages paid, is fringe benefit tax.

Any benefits -- or perks -- that employees (current or past) get as a result of their employment are to be taxed, but in this case in the hands of the employer.

This includes employee compensation other than the wages, tips, health insurance, life insurance and pension plans.

Fringe benefits as outlined in section 115WB of the Finance Bill, mean any privilege, service, facility or amenity directly or indirectly provided by an employer to his employees (including former employees) by reason of their employment.

They also include reimbursements, made by the employer either directly or indirectly to the employees for any purpose, contributions by the employer to an approved superannuation fund as well as any free or concessional tickets provided by the employer for private journeys undertaken by the employees or the ...more
Source: http://www.rediff.com/money/2005/mar/22spec.htm
Answered by kamal purohit, 29 Dec '10 06:06 pm

 
  
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