SECTION 54 F EXEMPTION FOR CAPITAL GAINS

SECTION 54 F EXEMPTION FOR CAPITAL GAINS

SECTION 54 F EXEMPTION FOR CAPITAL GAINS

54F. Capital gain on transfer of certain. capital assets not to be charged in case of investment in residential house.—(1) Where, in the case of an assessee being an individual, the capital gain arises from the transfer of any long-term capital asset, not being a residential house (hereafter in this section referred to as the original asset), and the assessee has, within a period of one year before or after the date on which the transfer took place purchased, or has within a period of three years after that date constructed, a residential house (hereafter in this section referred to as the new asset), the capital gain shall be dealt with in accordance with the following provisions of this section, that is to say,—

(a) if the cost of the new asset is not less than the net consideration in respect of the original asset, the whole of such capital gain shall not be charged under section 45;

(b) if the cost of the new asset is less than the net consideration in respect of the original asset, so much of the capital gain as bears to the whole of the capital gain the same proportion as the cost of the new asset bears to the net consideration, shall not be charged under section 45:

Provided that nothing contained in this sub-section shall apply where the assessee owns on the date of the transfer of the original asset, or purchases, within the period of one year after such date, or constructs, within the period of three years after such date, any residential house, the income from which is chargeable under the head "Income from house property", other than the new asset.

Please follow the steps below to enter 54 F exemption detail


Go into transactions → Capital Gain Head → Other Asset  



Information is required to be filled -
Description
Date of sale
Date of Purchase
Sales Consideration
Purchase Cost 

Now click on "Fill Exemption Detail"






Now you will be able to see, 54 F exemption detail - 




Exemption = Long term capital gain * Amount re-invested / Net consideration

1124174(54f) = 2909458 * 2350000 /   6028000


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