Calculate your income tax liability using this free online tool [India]

If you’re paying taxes in AY 2015-16 (FY 2014-15) you may want to get a rough estimate before you go to a tax consultant (or do it yourself). For that purpose, you may want to check out this income tax calculator I launched few days ago.

income tax liability

It’s a simple web based tool that helps you get an overview of your total income tax liability (or refund) for the current assessment year. The process is straightforward and simple with step-by-step guide for each sections. (especially for beginners)

income details

 

First, select your age and financial year (2014-15 is selected by default) and enter your income details in 2nd step. Make sure you add all income sources correctly and also the amount of tax paid in advance (TDS, TCS etc).

deductions

Then, you can enter the amounts for eligible deductions before you get to the final report on your tax liability/refund.  The deduction page helps you in the process by offering simple and easy to understand interpretation for various sections including section 80C, 80D, 80G, 80E and so. Make sure you read all the details before moving to the next.

Visit the Website : http://incometaxcalculator.net.in

Update! Also check out this one http://sipcalculator.in if you invest in mutual funds through SIP (Systematic Investment Plan) and http://irr-calculator.com for calculating internal rate of return for an investment.

Fish – A user friendly command line shell for Ubuntu/Linux

Fish is a friendly command line shell for Ubuntu/Linux, Mac or any other operating system from the *nix family. If you use bash (the default shell in Ubuntu) often, then you may want to give it a try. It has lots of smart features you may find productive.

fish shell

Features

  • Autosuggestions – It suggests commands when you type, based on history and it’ll often save you some time with the commands you type more often.
  • Scripting – Similar to bash but the syntax is much simple, clean and consistent.
  • term256 – it supports 256 colors.
  • Sane defaults – Most of the features will work just fine without any additional configurations.

Installing Fish in Ubuntu

Fish is already there in official package repository (tested on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS). So, you can install it right away

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install fish

If it’s not available in repository or you’re using other Linux distribution ? Check out official page to download a tarball for your distribution.

To start fish, simply type fish on your terminal and you’ll jump into the fish shell. Type help and it will open the documentation tab (hosted locally) in your default browser. Also read official tutorials to learn more about the features of Fish Shell.