"20 May 2017" Archive

Comments/ Suggestions Invited for Existing Virtual Currencies Framework

The circulation of Virtual Currencies which are also known as Digital/ Crypto Currencies has been a cause of concern. This has been expressed in various fora from time to time. Reserve Bank of India had also cautioned the user’s, holders and traders of Virtual currencies (VCs), including Bitcoins, about the potential financial, operatio...

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Have new NPA norms for Wholesale Long Term Finance Bank: ASSOCHAM to RBI

ASSOCHAM has approached the RBI with a plea that the provisioning criteria for the non-performing assets (NPAs) in the case of proposed Wholesale Long- Term Finance (WLTF) banks should be based on stress tests of each of the funded projects, unlike the present standard provisioning norms due to a different nature of the long term, big tic...

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Reverse Charge Mechanism (RCM) for Services: What Has Changed??

The fitment of rates of services were discussed on 19th May 2017 during the 14th GST Council meeting held at Srinagar, Jammu & Kashmir. The Council has broadly approved the GST rates for services at Nil, 5%, 12%, 18% and 28%. The information will be subject to further vetting after which the list may undergo some changes. The decisions of...

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Rate fitments of services on Day 2 of 14th GST Council Meeting

The GST Council has broadly approved the GST rates for services at Nil, 5%, 12%, 18% and 28% for services including telecom, insurance, hotels and restaurants. The information has been uploaded immediately after the GST Council’s decision and it will be subject to further vetting during which the list may undergo some changes. It is sta...

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Anti-Profiteering Provisions: Will Cost Records Act As A Saviour for Companies

The anti-profiteering provisions are there in GST Acts to help the government to ensure that the common masses enjoy the benefits of the reduction in rates by way of reduced prices....

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GST Update : GST Rates for Goods

Goods exempted from the GST regime Goods like fresh meat, fish chicken, eggs, milk, butter milk, curd, natural honey, fresh fruits and vegetables, flour, besan, bread, prasad, salt, bindi. Sindoor, stamps, judicial papers, printed books, newspapers, bangles, handloom, etc....

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Time of Supply of Goods & Services under GST

GST Council is all set to implement GST from July 1, 2017. Taxable event under GST is supply of goods or services as case may be. Hence, it becomes mandatory for us to obtain an understanding of TIME OF SUPPLY i.e. when the act will regard that supply has taken place and will require the payment of tax. In this article, I would like to di...

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Gain on sale of Shares held for 16 years as investment cannot be treated as business income

The Commissioner Of Income Tax Vs M/S Jindal Poly Films Ltd. (Allahabad High Court)

The Government of India Ministry of Finance Department of Revenue vide Circular No. 6 of 2016 of the Central Board of Direct Taxes 29th February, 2016 referring to the earlier circular No. 4 of 2009 dated 15th June, 2007 has laid down that in order to reduce litigation, the sale of listed shares would be treated as capital gain if they ar...

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Practice of taking undated cheques by excise department is illegal: HC

Digipro Import & Export Pvt. Ltd Vs Union of India & Ors. (Delhi High Court)

Court has been shown the five undated cheques for sum of Rs.1.25 crores which were collected from the Petitioner during the visit to the premises of the Petitioner on 10th March, 2017. The Court specifically asked Mr. Harpreet Singh, learned counsel appearing for the Respondents, to show any provision in Central Excise Act 1944 (CE [&hell...

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Loan received out of Bogus Share Capital of lender- Unexplained Income?

Anil Chhaganlal Jain Vs ACIT-18(1) (ITAT Mumbai)

If appellant explained source of loans received by it and duly discharges the onus cast on him under section 68 of Income Tax Act 1961 than despite the fact that lender may have raised bogus share capital to advance funds to appellant does not mean that loan received by appellant can be treated as unexplained income under section 68 of I...

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