Budget 2017 gave benefits for Investment in National Pension Scheme

In order to provide parity between an individual who is an employee and an individual who is self-employed, it is proposed to provide that the self-employed individual shall be eligible for deduction up to twenty (20) per cent of his gross total income in respect of contribution made to National Pension System Trust.

Above mentioned provisions as given in Draft Finance Bill 2017 is as given below:

after clause (12A) [as inserted by section 7 of the Finance Act, 2016], the following clause shall be inserted with effect from the 1st day of April, 2018, namely:—
“(12B) any payment from the National Pension System Trust to an employee under the pension scheme referred to in section 80CCD, on partial withdrawal made out of his account in accordance with the terms and conditions, specified under the Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority Act, 2013 and the regulations made thereunder, to the extent it does not exceed twenty five per cent. of the amount of contributions made by him;”;

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