Budget 2019: Experts explain how tax rebates affect your pockets
Budget 2019: Finance Minister Piyush Goyal proposed many changes in income tax rules for the year 2019-20. Besides higher standard deduction, he also proposed tax rebates for those earning ₹5 lakh per annum. Tax experts unpack how these proposals will impact the pockets of the middle class. Presently, income up to ₹2.5 lakh is exempt from personal income tax. Income between ₹2.5 and ₹5 lakh attracts 5% tax, while that between ₹5 lakh and ₹10 lakh is taxed at 20%. Income above ₹10 lakh is taxed at 30%.