How We Trade in Events ? Highlights Of Union Budget 2021-2022


Highlights of Union Budget 2021-22.


1. First digital Budget in the history of India.

2. 35,000 crores allocated for Covid Vaccine.

3. 64,180 crores allocated for New Health Schemes.

4. 1.10 lakh crore allocated to Railways.

5. 1.18 lakh crore for Ministry of Roads.

6. 7 Mega Textile Investment parks will be launched in 3 years.

7. 5.54 lakh crore provided for Capital Expenditure.

8. Proposal to amend Insurance Act. Proposal to increase FDI from 49% to 74 %. 

9. Deposit Insurance cover (DICGC Act 1961 to be amended). Easy and time bound access of deposits to help depositors of stress banks.

10. Disinvestment: IPO of LIC, Announced Disinvestment of Companies will be completed in FY 2021-22.

11. Proposal to revive definition of ‘Small Companies’ under Companies Act 2013. Capital  less than 2 Cr. and Turnover Less than 20 Cr.

12. Vehicle Scrapping Policy. Vehicle Fitness Test after 20 years in case of Personal vehicle and 15 years in case of commercial vehicles.

Direct and Indirect tax

1. Incentive to startup: Tax holiday exemption for one more year.

2. Duties reduced on various textile, chemicals and other products.

3. Small Charitable Trusts. Increased from 1 crore to 5 crores (Compliance limit).

4. Late deposit of employee’s contribution by employer will not be allowed as deduction.

5. Gold and Silver (BCD reduced).

6. Agriculture Products: Custom duty increased on cottons, silks, alcohol etc.

7. Senior Citizens: Reduced Compliance burden. 75 years and above. Proposal not to file ITR if only pension income and interest income. 

8. Reduction in time for IT Proceedings: Reopening of Assessments period reduced from 6 years to 3 years except in cases of serious tax evasion cases.

9. Proposal to constitute ‘Dispute Resolution Committee’. (Taxable income 50 lakhs and disputed income 10 lakh).

10. National Faceless Income Tax Appellate Tribunal Centre.

11. Relaxations to NRI: Propose to notify rules for removing hardship for double taxation.

12. Tax Audit Limit: Proposal of tax audit increased from 5 Cr. to 10 cr. (Only for 95%  digitized payments business).

13. Propose to provide relief on advance tax liability on dividend income.

14. Propose to include tax holidays for Aircraft leasing companies.

15. Prefiling of returns (Salary, Tax payments, TDS etc.)  Details of Capital gains from listed Securities, dividend income, etc. will be prefilled.

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