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Zerodha’s Nithin Kamath is urging everyone to file advance taxes using this quick guide

Zerodha co-founder and chief executive officer Nithin Kamath advised traders to file taxes on time before the March 15 deadline using a quick guide to file taxes on the stock broker platform. On social media platform X (formerly Twitter), Nithin Kamath said. “An important aspect of being an active trader is ensuring you file your taxes on time. But most traders ignore this and end up with notices.”

Zerodha CEO Nithin Kamath urged traders to file taxes on time with a quick guide.(X/Nithin Kamath)
Zerodha CEO Nithin Kamath urged traders to file taxes on time with a quick guide.(X/Nithin Kamath)

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What Nithin Kamath said on taxes

He added, “March 15th is the deadline for filing advanced taxes, and many traders think that it may be applicable to them. If you have an estimated tax liability of 10,000 in the form of capital gains, then you have to pay advance taxes.”

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Explaining how profits from futures and options (F&O) and intraday are considered as business income, he said that traders have to estimate their profits for the entire financial year.

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Zerodha’s quick guide on paying taxes

To help filing of advance taxes, Zerodha posted a quick guide on its website. The link of the guide is here: https://zerodha.com/z-connect/updates. The guide includes a video featuring Quicko founder Vishvajit Sonagara who explains advanced taxes, misconceptions, estimating advanced taxes and how to file them.

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Income Tax deparment on advance taxes

The Income Tax deparment launched an e-campaign for the advance tax for FY 2023-24. It said, “The Income Tax Department has received certain information on specific financial transactions undertaken by persons or entities during the financial year 2023-24. On the basis of an analysis of the taxes paid so far during the current financial year, the Department has identified persons /entities whose payment of taxes for FY 2023-24 (A.Y. 2024-25) is not commensurate with the financial transactions made by the persons/entities concerned, during the said period.”

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