How to escape capital tax gain, if selling property?

i own a flat at T Nagar Chennai. i want to sell it and give 50% of total amount received to my wife as a gift. what are the implications.

what are the conditions to avoid capital gains tax.

if i invest the amount in govt. recognised fund what will be the interest rate.

i am quite new to sell the property and i wish to know the implications involved in the process.

Answers (1)

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Under section 47 of the Income Tax Act, gift of a capital asset does not constitute a transfer and hence is not subjected to capital gain tax. The interest rate if you make any investment in government funds is 8-9%.

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