Latest Cost Inflation Index for Assessment Year 2014-15

CLAUSE (V) OF THE EXPLANATION TO SECTION 48 OF THE INCOME TAX ACT, 1961 (43 OF 1961)
CAPITAL GAINS - COMPUTATION OF - NOTIFIED COST INFLATION INDEX FOR FINANCIAL YEAR 2013-14

CBDT has declared Cost Inflation Index for Financial Year 2013-14.  If Taxpayee have invest more than one year Short-Term Capital Assets then he needs of Cost Inflation Index value to calculte capital gain, cost of acquisition and cost of improvement may be indexed, if required, on the basis of following cost inflation index notified by the Central Government for this purpose. The assets having more than 3 years period consider as Long Term Capital Gain.

S.O. 1464(E) - In exercise of the powers conferred by clause (v) of the Explanation to section 48 of the Income-tax Act, 1961 (43 of 1961), the Central Government hereby makes the following amendment in the notification of the Government of India in the Ministry of Finance (Department of Revenue), Central Board of Direct Taxes published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, vide number S.O. 709(E), dated the 20th August, 1998, namely:-

2. In the said notification, in the Table, after serial number 32 and the entries relating thereto, the following serial number and entries shall be inserted, namely:-
Sl. No. Financial yearCost Inflation Index
332013-14939


How to Calculate Long Term Capital Gains?

LTCG = Full value of consideration received or accruing - (indexed cost of acquisition + indexed cost of improvement + cost of transfer)

Where, Indexed cost of acquisition =Cost of acquisition x CII of year of transfer /CII of year of acquisition

Indexed cost of improvement =Cost of improvement x CII of year of transfer /CII of year of improvement

CII = Cost Inflation Index (Please see chart given below)

Tax liability on LTCG to be taken at 20%.

If total income other than LTCG is less than zero slab,LTCG over the zero slab only attracts tax at 20%.

See last 32 years Cost Inflection Index

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