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  1. In order to facilitate the small taxpayers and provide relief from maintenance of books of account required under section 44AA of the Income-tax Act, 1961 the Government has provided a facility to declare the profits at certain percentage/amount. For small taxpayers, the Income-tax Act, 1961 has framed presumptive taxation schemes as given below:
    • Section 44AD : Computation of income on estimated basis in the case of taxpayers [being a resident individual, resident Hindu undivided family or resident partnership firm (not being a limited liability firm] engaged in certain business subject to certain conditions.

    • Section 44ADA : Computation of professional income on estimated basis for assessee being a resident in India and engaged in a profession referred to in section 44AA(1) subject to certain conditions.

    • Section 44AE : Computation of income on estimated basis in the case of taxpayers (being an Individual, HUF, AOP, BOI, Firm, Company, Co-operative society or any other person may be resident or non-resident) engaged in the business of plying, leasing or hiring goods carriages, subject to certain conditions.

    • Section 44B : Taxation of shipping profits derived by a person being a non-resident in India, subject to certain conditions.

    • Section 44BB : Computation of taxable income of a person being a non-resident (may be an India citizen or a foreign citizen) from activities connected with exploration of mineral oils, subject to certain conditions.

    • Section 44BBA : Computation of income in respect of foreign airlines, subject to certain conditions.

    • Section 44BBB : Computation of profits and gains of foreign companies engaged in the business of civil construction, subject to certain conditions.

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