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WHAT ARE PERQUISITES?

Open uri20170510 32134 7ezpi6?1494421819 jaggu asked almost 3 years ago

Hi I am preparing for CA exam. I am having doubt about taxation topic. Can I know, WHAT ARE PERQUISITES?

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Avatar 37a3bd7bc7328f0ead2c0f6f635dddf60615e676e6b4ddf964144012e529de45 narahari answered over 2 years ago

“Perquisite” may be defined as any casual emolument or benefit attached to an office or position in addition to salary or wages. “Perquisite” is defined in the section 17(2) of the Income tax Act as including: (i)Value of rent-free/concessional rent accommodation provided by the employer. (ii) Any sum paid by employer in respect of an obligation which was actually payable by the assessee. (iii) Value of any benefit/amenity granted free or at concessional rate to specified employees etc. (iv)The value of any specified security or sweat equity shares allotted or transferred, directly or indirectly, by the employer, or former employer, free of cost or at concessional rate to the assesssee. (v)The amount of any contribution to an approved superannuation fund by the exployer in respect of the assessee, to the extent it exceeds one lakh rupees;

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Avatar 37a3bd7bc7328f0ead2c0f6f635dddf60615e676e6b4ddf964144012e529de45 CA Sandeep Bohra answered almost 3 years ago

--Perquisite may be defined as any casual emolument or benefit attached to an office or position in addition to salary or wages. --Perquisite is defined in the section17(2) of the Income tax Act as including: (i) Value of rent-free/concessional rent accommodation provided by the employer. (ii) Any sum paid by employer in respect of an obligation which was actually payable by the assessee. (iii) Value of any benefit/amenity granted free or at concessional rate to specified employees etc. (iv) The value of any specified security or sweat equity shares allotted or transferred, directly or indirectly, by the employer, or former employer, free of cost or at concessional rate to the assesssee. (v) The amount of any contribution to an approved superannuation fund by the exployer in respect of the assessee, to the extent it exceeds one lakh rupees; and (vi) the value of any other fringe benefit or amenity as may be prescribed

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Picsjoin 2017224123730582 Archana answered almost 3 years ago

Hie Jaggu, - Perquisite may be defined as any casual emolument or benefit attached to an office or position in addition to salary or wages. - Perquisite is defined in the section17(2) of the Income tax Act as including: (i) Value of rent-free/concessional rent accommodation provided by the employer. (ii) Any sum paid by employer in respect of an obligation which was actually payable by the assessee. (iii) Value of any benefit/amenity granted free or at concessional rate to specified employees etc. (iv) The value of any specified security or sweat equity shares allotted or transferred, directly or indirectly, by the employer, or former employer, free of cost or at concessional rate to the assesssee. (v) The amount of any contribution to an approved superannuation fund by the exployer in respect of the assessee, to the extent it exceeds one lakh rupees; and (vi) the value of any other fringe benefit or amenity as may be prescribed.

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Avatar 37a3bd7bc7328f0ead2c0f6f635dddf60615e676e6b4ddf964144012e529de45 Suhag answered almost 3 years ago

**PERQUISITES** Perquisites are benefits provided by the employers in addition to the normal salary at a free of cost or concession rates. Income tax act defines Perquisite as any casual emolument or benefit attached to an office or position in addition to salary or wages. Value of these perquisites is added to the income of employees. As a general rule, the taxable value of perquisites in the hands of the employees is its cost to the employer. **FEW PERQUISITES** 1) Rent free accommodation 2) Reimbursement of Medical expanses 3) Supply of Gas, Electricity & Water 4) Providing Motor car for office and Personal use 5) Service of Sweeper, Gardner & Watchman 6) Interest free or Concessional Loan. THANKS....

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Avatar 37a3bd7bc7328f0ead2c0f6f635dddf60615e676e6b4ddf964144012e529de45 jitendra etikala answered almost 3 years ago

**PERQUISITES** “Perquisite” may be defined as any casual emolument or benefit attached to an office or position in addition to salary or wages. “Perquisite” is defined in the section 17(2) of the Income tax Act as including: (i)Value of rent-free/concessional rent accommodation provided by the employer. (ii) Any sum paid by employer in respect of an obligation which was actually payable by the assessee. (iii) Value of any benefit/amenity granted free or at concessional rate to specified employees etc. (iv)The value of any specified security or sweat equity shares allotted or transferred, directly or indirectly, by the employer, or former employer, free of cost or at concessional rate to the assesssee. (v)The amount of any contribution to an approved superannuation fund by the exployer in respect of the assessee, to the extent it exceeds one lakh rupees; and (vi) the value of any other fringe benefit or amenity as may be prescribed.

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