Budget features for employees

- Lower limit increased from 1.6 Lakh to 1.8 Lakh (Amounting to Rs. 2000/- tax benefit).

- No difference in lower limit for women employees(Last year limit of  1.9 Lakh continues).

- Additional Rs.20000 will be tax free for investment in Infrastructure bonds.

-Salaried individuals will be exemted from submitting returns.

- Simplified return form 'Sugam' for small scale tax payers.

- Senor Citizen slabs increased to 2.5 Lakhs.

- Senor Citizen age reduced to 60 .

- Very Senor Citizen category added (80 and above) with Tax free limit of 5 lakhs

 See also:

Union Budget 2011-12 highlights

Income Tax slabs for 2011-12