TV reality show Kaun Banega Crorepati A.K.A. KBC has been entertaining people since the year 2000. Till now many people have won huge amount of money from this show. Every contestant who sits on the hot seat in front of the show’s host Amitabh Bachchan has the same dream, winning Rs 1 crore. For this, he has to answer every question correctly. But do you know that the winner who won one crore rupees does not get the full amount? How much money can a contestant take away home if he wins 1 Cr. ? Let’s tell you today the biggest secret of KBC.
Not every contestant participating in Kaun Banega Crorepati can reach the hot seat in front of Amitabh Bachchan. For this a person has to go through many difficult rounds. One of the thousands with the same luck gets an entry in the show. People have been trying their luck in this show for years.
After arriving at KBC, after answering many questions, few contestants become millionaires. But these winners also do not actually get the full amount. A large part of this is deducted in income tax. This is so much money that a house can be bought comfortably.
Under Under Section 194B of the Income Tax Act, 30 lakh rupees are deducted from the winning contestant’s amount of one crore. Apart from this, as per the rule, four percent cess is also to be paid, which is about one lakh 20 thousand rupees. In total, about 31 lakh 20 thousand rupees are deducted from it and after that about 68 lakh 80 thousand rupees are left. This rule applies to every winner who wins more than 10 thousand.
However, even after deducting so much money, a hefty amount comes in the hands of the winner. This time, KBC is in the news. Despite Coronavirus, the show is still being shot and the winners are continuing to win money from the show.