Question 3. Mr. Raman Prakash is reader in a college, run by a society, on a monthly salary of Rs. 44, 000. Besides salary he also gets 43% of salary as dearness allowance, Rs 800 p.m. entertainment allowance and Rs. 500 p.m. as proctor’s allowance. During the year he gets Rs. 450 p.m. as additional D.A. Arrears of salary receive Rs. 25, 000.
He contributes 10% of his salary to Provident Fund. The college contributes an equal amount. Interest credited to his provident fund @ 12% amounted to Rs. 40,000. Three children of Mr. Raman Praksh are studying in an institution run by the society, which runs the college for which he paid nothing. Normally, expenditure in an institution of that standard comes to Rs. 1,500 p.m. for one student. Mr. Raman Prakash is provided with a rent-free accommodation in a city (population 13 lakh) which is owned by the college.
Its fair rental value is Rs. 2,500 p.m. A gardener for the upkeep of the garden on the back side of the house is also provided. The salary of gardener amounting to Rs. 300 p.m. is also paid by the college. During the year Mr. Raman Prakash proceeded on two months’ leave with full pay to his home at Jaipur. The college paid Rs. 6,500 being the air fair to and from Jaipur fro him and his wife for this purpose.
Compute the taxable salaries income of Mr. Raman Prakash for the year ending on 31st March, 2016 for the assessment year 2016-17.


Computation of Taxable Salary of Mr. Raman Prakash

for the Previous Year 2015-16 i.e. Assessment Year 2016-17

ParticularsAmount in Rs.
Basic Salary5,28,000
Dearness Allowance2,27,040
Entertainment Allowance9,600
Proctor’s Allowance6,000
Additional Dearness Allowance5,400
Arrears of Salary25,000
Employers Contribution to RPF (Exempt upto 12% of Salary)Exempt
Interest (Taxable in excess of 9.50%)8,333
Free Education Facility54,000
Rent Free Accommodation (10% of Rs.5,43,600/-)54,360
Facility of Gardener3,600
Leave Travel ConcessionExempt
Gross Salary9,21,333
Less: Deduction u/s 16 (ii):

Entertainment Allowance (Not available to Non-Govt. Employees)



Taxable Salary9,21,333

 Working Notes:

WN1. Calculation of Salary for the purpose of Free Accommodation:-

Basic Salary                                          5,28,000
Entertainment Allowance                       9,600
Proctor’s Allowance                                 6,000
Total                                                      5,43,600


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