Assessment Year is the year in which one file income tax returns of the year prior to it (i.e. Financial Year). It is the year in which the income that one has earned in the financial year that is just ended is evaluated.
E.g. For Financial Year 2014-15 the Assessment Year will be 2015-16.
Assessment Year, Tax filing Assessment Year, Tax Payment Assessment year Explained the meaning of assessment year.
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