How gratuity is calculated?
For employees whose employer is not covered under the Gratuity Act, the gratuity amount would be calculated as per the half-month salary on each completed year of service.
The formula is: (15 * Your last drawn salary * the working tenure) / 30.
For example, you have a basic salary of Rs 30,000..
How much gratuity (%) is deducted from the salary?
Companies usually deduct 4.81% of your basic plus dearness allowance towards gratuity payment. This 4.81% is computed as (15/26)/12. Effectively, it is half a month’s salary on a base of a year’s salary.”
Is gratuity payable after 4.5 years?
No, individuals are not eligible for gratuity after completing 4.5 years. However, as per a ruling made by the Madras High Court, individuals who have completed 240 days in their fifth year of service are eligible for gratuity. The legal heir of an employee is eligible for gratuity if he/she dies during employment.
What is the maximum amount of gratuity?
Rs 20 lakhGratuity is a benefit given by the employer to employees. A recently approved amendment by the Centre has increased the maximum limit of gratuity. Now it is tax exempt up to Rs 20 lakh from the previous ceiling of Rs 10 lakh, which comes Section 10(10) of the Income Tax Act. The CBDT Notification no.