Handbooks on Taxation for Individuals, Freelancers, Traders & Investors

Updated on: Jan 13th, 2022


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Taxes for Busy Employee

How taxes work

Find out how Taxes work and understand salary and allowances. Know about all types of Retiral and smart ways to lower taxes on salary. Learn to file tax returns and tax smart things to do before 31st March’19

Dealing with Taxes

How to deal with taxes?

The Definitive Guide to understanding your taxes, pay slips, Deductions, filing returns, TDS etc.

Payslip Winners Handbook

payslip winners

This handbook has been divided into different sections that cover aspects of joining a new job, salary structures and components, investments and benefits and filing income tax returns. We have covered everything you need to know about working in a company, complying to the processes and using work-related documents to do that.

Investment Declaration Handbook


Find out how you can save tax by declaring your investments to your employer.

Equity Linked Saving Schemes (ELSS)


ELSS stands for Equity Linked Savings Scheme. These are tax­-saving mutual funds that you can use to save income tax of up to Rs 1.5 lakh under Section 80C. ELSS funds have a lock­-in period of 3 years and invest a majority of their portfolio in the stock market.

A Guide to Taxes for Freelancers

Tax guide for freelancers

The Simple Guide to Taxes for Freelancers. Find out answers to questions like ‘Should I form a company or can I begin solo?’, ‘How do I compute my freelancing income?’, ‘Are there expenses I can deduct from my income?’ etc.

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Various tax guides provide information on understanding taxes, filing returns, as well as smart ways to lower taxes and save through investments. Topics include salary structures, deductions, TDS, investment declarations, ELSS, and tax tips for freelancers. Guides offer practical advice on filing returns and tax-saving strategies. Questions user can ask: How can I lower taxes on salary? What are ELSS funds? How to file tax returns efficiently?

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