Income Tax

Income from sale of shares is Business income or Capital gains

This article is for better understanding of Treatment of Income from Sales of shares or other securities. Here I am explaining about the possibilities one can treat the income from sale of shares and what are the benefits of it. The article also comprises the corresponding guidelines from CBDT which are self explanatory and fiercest....

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Common Sense: The Most Scarce of All Natural resources

Generally, with the rise in literacy and income levels, the standard of living should go up. This is not so with the present society. Most people boast of having senses like the Knowledge sense, Money sense, Digital sense, Health sense, Dress sense, Civic sense, etc....

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Allowances / Exemptions Under Income Tax Act,1961

Taxpayers are normally aware of deduction under the Income Tax Act, 1961 for which they are eligible but it is noticed that taxpayers are found unaware of Taxability of Various Allowances and exemptions available to them under different sources of Income i.e. Salary , Business Income, House property other sources etc. In this article an [...

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How to Reduce Tax Burden on Your NPS Maturity Amount?

The taxation system is applicable on all the inflows that an individual receives and it is also applicable on the amount of the investments and insurances that you make for your future and for your family. There are various ways by which the tax burden can be reduced on the amount that you receive by having the basic knowledge of the taxa...

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Battle of Love for Money and Fear of Income Tax – IDS?

Krishna, nowadays income tax department is conducting survey, raids, etc. almost everywhere. Because of this, confusion is arising among people. What is its intention? Please give details about it....

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ICDS X- Provisions, Contingent Liabilities & Assets wef A.Y. 2017-18

1. This Income Computation and Disclosure Standard deals with provisions, contingent liabilities and contingent assets, except those: (a) resulting from financial instruments; (b) resulting from executory contracts; (c) arising in insurance business from contracts with policyholders; and (d) covered by another Income Computation and Discl...

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ICDS IX Borrowing Costs wef A.Y. 2017-18

1. (1) This Income Computation and Disclosure Standard deals with treatment of borrowing costs. (2) This Income Computation and Disclosure Standard does not deal with the actual or imputed cost of owners’ equity and preference share capital....

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ICDS VIII Securities Preamble wef A.Y. 2017-18

Income Computation and Disclosure Standard VIII relating to securities Preamble This Income Computation and Disclosure Standard is applicable for computation of income chargeable under the head “Profits and gains of business or profession” or “Income from other sources” and not for the purpose of maintenance of books of account. I...

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ICDS VII Government Grants wef A.Y. 2017-18

This Income Computation and Disclosure Standard deals with the treatment of Government grants. The Government grants are sometimes called by other names such as subsidies, cash incentives, duty drawbacks, waiver, concessions, reimbursements, etc....

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ICDS VI Effects of changes in foreign exchange rates wef A.Y. 2017-18

1. This Income Computation and Disclosure Standard deals with: (a) treatment of transactions in foreign currencies; (b) translating the financial statements of foreign operations; (c) treatment of foreign currency transactions in the nature of forward exchange contracts....

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ITAT Mumbai held Gain on Sale of Penny Shares as bogus

Ratnakar M. Pujari Vs. ITO (ITAT Mumbai) - The Brief facts of the case are that assessee is engaged in the business of running a fast food and juice centre in Iraniwadi in Kandivali (W) under the name and style of Bhagvwati Juice Centre. Specific information was received from Addl. CIT (Inv.) , Unit-V, Mumbai that the assessee is indulging i...

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Income from licensing of factory premises taxable as business income if assessee intend to treat so

Agya Ram vs. CIT (Delhi High Court) - Delhi High Court in the case of Agya Ram vs. CIT held that there is difference between lease income and license income and when the deed of agreement specifically worded that income will be license income for assessee’s factory premises given on rent then the treatment made by the assessee of cons...

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Nature of TDS Liability in Respect of Salaried Doctors, in- House & Visiting Consultants in a Nursing Home

Hosmat Hospital (P.) Ltd. vs. ACIT (ITAT Bangalore) - ITAT, Bangalore held that, in the instant case, since consultant doctors were paid fixed remuneration and the working conditions were under supervision and control of the hospital authorities, services were rendered by the doctors, in the nature of employee. Hence, payments were subject to TDS under...

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Sales accepted in supplier books cannot be bogus purchase of buyer

ACIT vs. M/s Jaybharat Textiles & Real Estate Ltd. ( ITAT Mumbai) - ITAT Mumbai held that when the department has not disputed the sales transactions disclosed by the supplier in its books who is an income tax assessee then it cannot assume the same as bogus purchases made by the buyer more so when the transaction has been supported by proper documentary evidences a...

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Sections 194C(6) & Section 194C(7) are independent of each other

Soma Rani Ghosh Vs. Deputy Commissioner of Income Tax (ITAT Kolkata) - Sections 194C(6) and Section 194C(7) are independent of each other, and cannot be read together to attract disallowance u/s 40(a)(ia) read with Section 194C of the Act; and If the assessee complies with the provisions of Section 194C(6), no disallowance u/s 40(a)(ia) of the Act is permissible, even ...

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Income Declaration Scheme 2016 unearths Rs. 65250 Crore

The Income Declaration Scheme, 2016 came into effect from 1st June, 2016. It provided an opportunity to persons who had not paid full taxes in the past to come forward and declare their domestic undisclosed income and assets. Declarations could be made online as well in printed copies of the prescri...

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CBDT amends format of 3CD Report wef 01.04.2017

Notification No. 88/2016-Income Tax - (29/09/2016) - In the Income-tax Rules, 1962, in Appendix II , in Form No. 3CD, in Part-B, in clause 13, for sub-clause (d), the following shall be substituted ,namely, —(d) Whether any adjustment is required to be made to the profits or loss for complying with the provisions of income computation and disclosure...

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CBDT notifies ICDS Applicable from Assessment Year 2017-15

Notification No. 87/2016-Income Tax - (29/09/2016) - CBDT has vide notification No. 87/2016 notifies following income computation and disclosure standards applicable from A.Y. 2017-18- 1. Accounting policies 2. Valuation of inventories 3. construction contracts  4. Revenue Recognition 5. Tangible fixed assets  6. Effects of changes in foreign exchan...

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CBDT rescinds ICDS notified in 2015

Notification 86/2016-Income Tax - (29/09/2016) - Central Government hereby rescinds the notification of the Government of India in the Ministry of Finance, Department of Revenue, published in the Gazette of India, Part-II, Section 3, Sub-section (ii), vide notification number S.O. 892(E) dated the 31st March, 2015, except as respects things done o...

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IDS 2016- CBDT enables facility to upload Form-1 filed Manually

F.No.142/8/2016-TPL - (30/09/2016) - CBDT Instruction No.10 of 2016 dated 28.09.2016 provides that in cases where the declarants do not have PAN, a declaration under the Income Declaration Scheme, 2016 (the Scheme) can be filed manually before the jurisdictional Pr.Commissioner/Commissioner by quoting the date and acknowledgment number...

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Income Declaration Scheme 2016 unearths Rs. 65250 Crore

The Income Declaration Scheme, 2016 came into effect from 1st June, 2016. It provided an opportunity to persons who had not paid full taxes in the past to come forward and declare their domestic undisclosed income and assets. Declarations could be made online as well in printed copies of the prescribed form up to midnight on 30th Septembe...

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CBDT amends format of 3CD Report wef 01.04.2017

Notification No. 88/2016-Income Tax (29/09/2016)

In the Income-tax Rules, 1962, in Appendix II , in Form No. 3CD, in Part-B, in clause 13, for sub-clause (d), the following shall be substituted ,namely, —(d) Whether any adjustment is required to be made to the profits or loss for complying with the provisions of income computation and disclosure standards notified under section 145(2)...

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CBDT notifies ICDS Applicable from Assessment Year 2017-15

Notification No. 87/2016-Income Tax (29/09/2016)

CBDT has vide notification No. 87/2016 notifies following income computation and disclosure standards applicable from A.Y. 2017-18- 1. Accounting policies 2. Valuation of inventories 3. construction contracts  4. Revenue Recognition 5. Tangible fixed assets  6. Effects of changes in foreign exchange rates  7. government grants  8. sec...

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CBDT rescinds ICDS notified in 2015

Notification 86/2016-Income Tax (29/09/2016)

Central Government hereby rescinds the notification of the Government of India in the Ministry of Finance, Department of Revenue, published in the Gazette of India, Part-II, Section 3, Sub-section (ii), vide notification number S.O. 892(E) dated the 31st March, 2015, except as respects things done or omitted to be done before such resciss...

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ICDS X- Provisions, Contingent Liabilities & Assets wef A.Y. 2017-18

1. This Income Computation and Disclosure Standard deals with provisions, contingent liabilities and contingent assets, except those: (a) resulting from financial instruments; (b) resulting from executory contracts; (c) arising in insurance business from contracts with policyholders; and (d) covered by another Income Computation and Discl...

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ICDS IX Borrowing Costs wef A.Y. 2017-18

1. (1) This Income Computation and Disclosure Standard deals with treatment of borrowing costs. (2) This Income Computation and Disclosure Standard does not deal with the actual or imputed cost of owners’ equity and preference share capital....

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Posted Under: Income Tax |

ICDS VIII Securities Preamble wef A.Y. 2017-18

Income Computation and Disclosure Standard VIII relating to securities Preamble This Income Computation and Disclosure Standard is applicable for computation of income chargeable under the head “Profits and gains of business or profession” or “Income from other sources” and not for the purpose of maintenance of books of account. I...

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Posted Under: Income Tax |

ICDS VII Government Grants wef A.Y. 2017-18

This Income Computation and Disclosure Standard deals with the treatment of Government grants. The Government grants are sometimes called by other names such as subsidies, cash incentives, duty drawbacks, waiver, concessions, reimbursements, etc....

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Posted Under: Income Tax |

ICDS VI Effects of changes in foreign exchange rates wef A.Y. 2017-18

1. This Income Computation and Disclosure Standard deals with: (a) treatment of transactions in foreign currencies; (b) translating the financial statements of foreign operations; (c) treatment of foreign currency transactions in the nature of forward exchange contracts....

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Posted Under: Income Tax |

ICDS V Tangible Fixed Assets wef A.Y. 2017-18

1. This Income Computation and Disclosure Standard deals with the treatment of tangible fixed assets. The actual cost of an acquired tangible fixed asset shall comprise its purchase price, import duties and other taxes, excluding those subsequently recoverable, and any directly attributable expenditure on making the asset ready for its in...

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