33. Pension received by certain winners of gallantry awards [Section 10(18)]
(i) Any amount received by an individual as pension shall be exempt if:
(a) such individual has been in the service of the Central or State Government, and
(b) he/she has been awarded ‘Param Vir Chakra’ or ‘Mahavir Chakra’ or ‘Vir Chakra’ or such other notified gallantry awards.
(ii) Also, any amount received as family pension by any member of the family of an individual referred above shall be fully exempted.
34. Family pension received by family members of armed forces including para military forces [Section 10(19)]
With effect from the 1st day of April, 2005 family pension received by the widow or children or nominated heirs, as the case may be, of a member of the armed forces (including paramilitary forces) of the Union, where the death of such member has occurred in the course of operational duties, in such circumstances and subject to such conditions, as may be prescribed shall be fully exempted.
35. Income from one palace of a former ruler [Section 10(19A)]
Annual value of any one palace or a portion of a palace in the occupation of a former ruler shall be exempted but in case such palace or a portion of a palace is letout , its income shall not be exempted.
36. Income of a local authority [Section 10(20)]
The following types of incomes in the hands of a local authority are exempt from tax
This means that the income of a local authority from trade or business of supply of a commodity or service (excluding water and electricity) outside its jurisdictional area will be taxable.
Income from house property,
Income from other sources, or
From a trade or business carried on by it which accrues or arises from the supply of a commodity or service (not being water or electricity) within its jurisdictional area or from the supply of water or electricity within or outside its own jurisdictional area.