How are arrears of salary taxed?

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How are arrears of salary taxed?

I have received arrears of my salary. Are arrears of salary taxable?

Profile photo of Sharvari Jawale Asked By: Sharvari Jawale 2 replies 1 helpful answers Last Updated: 3 weeks, 6 days ago
  • Profile photo of Sharvari JawaleSharvari Jawale
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    I have received arrears of my salary. Are arrears of salary taxable?

  • Profile photo of Roohi RasheedRoohi Rasheed
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    Yes. However, the benefit of spread over of income to the years to which it relates to can be availed for lower incidence of tax. This is called as relief u/s 89 of the Income-tax Act.

  • Profile photo of Nitesh BindNitesh Bind
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    Yes, It is taxable but with the relief under Section 89.

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