What is the period for which a person’s income is taken into account for the purpose of Income-tax?
Income-tax is levied on the annual income of a person. The year under the Income-tax Law is the period starting from 1st April and ending on 31st March of next calendar year. The Income-tax Law classifies the year as (1) Previous year, and (2) Assessment year. The year in which income is earned is called as previous