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[As amended by Finance Act, 2022] WEALTH TAX Income-tax is levied on the income of the taxpayer, whereas wealth tax is levied on the wealth of the taxpayer. Wealth tax is governed by Wealth Tax Act, 1957. In this part you can gain knowledge on various provisions of Wealth Tax Act, 1957. Here, it is to be noted that Wealth-tax Act, 1957 is abolished w.e.f. 1-4-2016. Basic provisions Following are the basic provisions of Wealth-tax Law which are to be kept in mind: Wealth-tax is levied on following persons only: o an individual; o a Hindu undivided family (HUF); and o a company. Persons other than individuals, Hindu Undivided Families (HUFs) and companies are not liable to pay wealth tax. A partnership firm is not liable to wealth tax, but the assets of the partnership firm are charged to tax in the hands of the partners of the firm in the form of “Interest in partnership firm”. In other words, a partnership firm is not liable to wealth tax, but the value of the assets held by the firm i...