Income Tax

List of relatives covered under Section 56(2) of Income Tax Act,1961

Section 56(2)(VII) of the Income Tax Act,1961 reads as any even if amount exceeding Rs. 50,000/- if received from Relative then it is not chargeable to tax....

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Budget 2017: Taxation of trusts in context of succession planning

Amendment in Section 56 provisions would be a welcome relief for promoter groups contemplating succession planning as the transfer of shares from individual promoters to a family trust would not suffer tax even if made without any consideration....

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Exemption on Income arising out of Maintenance Money of ‘Minor’- Report

Whether the provisions of section 64(1A) of the Income Tax Act, 1961 require an amendment to provide for exemption from clubbing of minor's income accruing by way of interest on the amount deposited by one of the parents of the minor child as maintenance, at the hands of parent/guardian, under an order of the Court. ...

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Need for amendment in Section 206AA for non-resident investors of ‘Masala bonds’

Non-resident investors have recently shown a great deal of interest in subscribing to Masala Bonds issued by Indian corporates. Masala Bonds is the informal name of Rupee-denominated bonds (RDB) issued by Indian corporates outside India. ...

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Sukanya Samriddhi Yojana – An Investment and Tax Saving Plan

Sukanya Samriddhi Yojana is a small deposit scheme of the Government of India meant exclusively for a girl child and is launched as a part of Beti Bachao Beti Padhao Campaign. The scheme is meant to meet the education and marriage expenses of a girl child. It is currently fetching higher interest rate and provides income-tax rebate....

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Govt notifies Third Protocol Amending India-Singapore DTAA

Third Protocol amending India-Singapore Double Taxation Avoidance Agreement (DTAA) which was signed on 30.12.2016, has come into force on27.02.2017....

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Download Finance Bill 2017 as passed by Lok Sabha

Lok Sabha passes  Finance bill 2017 on 22.03.2017 with 189 Amendments to following Acts and 9 related schedules:- Income Tax Act, 1961 and Rules Custom Act,1962 Excise Duty Act, 1944 Finance Act, 1994 The Indian Trusts Act, 1882 The Indian Post Office Act, 1898 The Reserve Bank Of India Act, 1934 The Representation Of The […]...

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Credit Linked Interest Subsidy scheme for tax paying Middle Classes

Credit Linked Interest Subsidy scheme for tax paying Middle Classes made effective from January 1 this year. Those sanctioned house loans and applied for since January 1st eligible for interest subsidy of up to Rs.2.35 lakh each...

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Download Amendments to Finance Bill 2017 As Introduced In Lok Sabha

Union Government has proposed several amendments to Finance Bill 2017 presented in Lok Sabha on 01.02.2017 by introducing notice of amendment to finance bill 2017 Lok Sabha on 01.02.2017. Some of the important amendment proposed are as follows :- 1. Appointment of, and remuneration to, the ITAT Member 2. Make Aadhar card mandatory for fil...

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Aadhaar to be mandatory for income tax returns and PAN

Union government has proposed making Aadhaar mandatory for filing income tax returns and for obtaining Permanent Account Number (PAN) through proposed  amendments to the finance bill 2017. The government on 21.03.2017 proposed making Aadhaar mandatory for filing of income-tax returns as well as for obtaining and retaining the PAN. Accord...

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Powers u/s. 263 cannot be invoked to substitute lawful view taken by AO with another view

M/s. The Erumely Service Co-operative Bank Ltd. Vs. Principal CIT (ITAT Cochin) - Principal Commissioner of Income Tax was trying to substitute a legally permissible view taken by the Id. AO with another view which was not a rational one. Hon'ble Apex Court in the case of Malabar Industrial Co. Ltd (supra) has clearly held that revisionary powers u/s.263 of the Act cannot be invo...

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S. 10A Deduct Foreign currency Expenses from Export /Total Turnover

M/s. Sunquest Information Systems India Pvt. Ltd. Vs JCIT (OSD) (ITAT Bangalore) - Insurance & Travelling Expenses incurred in Foreign Currency needs to be Excluded from both Export and Total Turnover for the purpose of section 10A Calculations...

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Provisions for gratuity actually accrued during the year is allowable

DCIT Vs M/s. Reliance Jute Mills International Ltd (ITAT Kolkata) - Provisions contained in section 40A(7)(b) that provision made by the assessee for the purpose of payment of any gratuity, that has become payable during the year is allowable which means that the liability which has actually accrued during the year is allowable....

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No Tax on off–shore supplies of goods completed outside Indian territory

M/s. Iljin Electric Co. Ltd. Vs Dy. Commissioner of Income Tax (ITAT Mumbai) - Aforesaid appeal of the assessee is against assessment order dated 31st January 2017, passed under section 143(3) r/w section 144C(13) of the Income Tax Act, 1961 (for short the Act) for the assessment year 2013–14 in pursuance to the direction of the Dispute Resolution Panel–1, Mumbai, (DRP), d...

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Advertisement expense post Flilm certification by Censor Board allowable

Red Chillies Entertainment Pvt. Ltd. Vs Asstt. Commissioner of Income Tax (ITAT Mumbai) - Advertisement expenditure incurred after certification by Board of Film Censors cannot be included as part of cost of production, hence, provisions of rule 9A, will not apply. It was held, the expenditure incurred in regular course of business has to be allowed under section 37. ...

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Guidelines for waiver of interest charged under Section 201(1A)(i)

Circular No. 11/2017-Income Tax - (24/03/2017) - In exercise of the powers conferred under clause (a) of sub-section (2) of section 119 of Income-tax Act, 1961( the Act), Central Board of Direct Taxes (the Board), hereby directs that the Chief Commissioner of Income-tax and Director General of Income-tax may reduce or waive interest charged under ...

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Jurisdiction when return of income furnished in electronic & paper form

Notification No. S.O. 928 (E)-Income Tax - (23/03/2017) - All the cases where the return of income has been furnished in – (i) electronic form, and (ii) paper form. Commissioner of Income-tax, Centralised Processing Centre, Bengaluru...

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Notification No. 05/2017-Income Tax, Dated: 21.03.2017

Notification No. 05/2017-Income Tax - (21/03/2017) - Central Government, on the recommendation of the National Committee for Promotion of Social and Economic Welfare, hereby notifies the institutions approved by the said National Committee...

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25 FAQs on Income Computation and Disclosure Standards (ICDS)

Circular No. 10/2017-Income Tax - (23/03/2017) - After notification of ICDS, it has been brought to the notice of CBDT by stakeholders that certain provisions of ICDS may require amendment/clarification for proper implementation. ...

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Identification of officials who are either absconding or are on unauthorized leave

F.No. ADG (Exams)/Comm./2017-18/ - (21/03/2017) - A Committee was constituted to carry out a one time count of all officers in the Income tax organization and identify such of those Group A officers as are presently on unauthorized leave or are absconding....

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Powers u/s. 263 cannot be invoked to substitute lawful view taken by AO with another view

M/s. The Erumely Service Co-operative Bank Ltd. Vs. Principal CIT (ITAT Cochin)

Principal Commissioner of Income Tax was trying to substitute a legally permissible view taken by the Id. AO with another view which was not a rational one. Hon'ble Apex Court in the case of Malabar Industrial Co. Ltd (supra) has clearly held that revisionary powers u/s.263 of the Act cannot be invoked for substituting a lawful view taken...

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Guidelines for waiver of interest charged under Section 201(1A)(i)

Circular No. 11/2017-Income Tax (24/03/2017)

In exercise of the powers conferred under clause (a) of sub-section (2) of section 119 of Income-tax Act, 1961( the Act), Central Board of Direct Taxes (the Board), hereby directs that the Chief Commissioner of Income-tax and Director General of Income-tax may reduce or waive interest charged under section 201(1 A) (i)...

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S. 10A Deduct Foreign currency Expenses from Export /Total Turnover

M/s. Sunquest Information Systems India Pvt. Ltd. Vs JCIT (OSD) (ITAT Bangalore)

Insurance & Travelling Expenses incurred in Foreign Currency needs to be Excluded from both Export and Total Turnover for the purpose of section 10A Calculations...

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Provisions for gratuity actually accrued during the year is allowable

DCIT Vs M/s. Reliance Jute Mills International Ltd (ITAT Kolkata)

Provisions contained in section 40A(7)(b) that provision made by the assessee for the purpose of payment of any gratuity, that has become payable during the year is allowable which means that the liability which has actually accrued during the year is allowable....

Read More

Jurisdiction when return of income furnished in electronic & paper form

Notification No. S.O. 928 (E)-Income Tax (23/03/2017)

All the cases where the return of income has been furnished in – (i) electronic form, and (ii) paper form. Commissioner of Income-tax, Centralised Processing Centre, Bengaluru...

Read More

Notification No. 05/2017-Income Tax, Dated: 21.03.2017

Notification No. 05/2017-Income Tax (21/03/2017)

Central Government, on the recommendation of the National Committee for Promotion of Social and Economic Welfare, hereby notifies the institutions approved by the said National Committee...

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List of relatives covered under Section 56(2) of Income Tax Act,1961

Section 56(2)(VII) of the Income Tax Act,1961 reads as any even if amount exceeding Rs. 50,000/- if received from Relative then it is not chargeable to tax....

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Govt notifies Third Protocol Amending India-Singapore DTAA

Third Protocol amending India-Singapore Double Taxation Avoidance Agreement (DTAA) which was signed on 30.12.2016, has come into force on27.02.2017....

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Posted Under: Income Tax |

Download Finance Bill 2017 as passed by Lok Sabha

Lok Sabha passes  Finance bill 2017 on 22.03.2017 with 189 Amendments to following Acts and 9 related schedules:- Income Tax Act, 1961 and Rules Custom Act,1962 Excise Duty Act, 1944 Finance Act, 1994 The Indian Trusts Act, 1882 The Indian Post Office Act, 1898 The Reserve Bank Of India Act, 1934 The Representation Of The […]...

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Budget 2017: Taxation of trusts in context of succession planning

Amendment in Section 56 provisions would be a welcome relief for promoter groups contemplating succession planning as the transfer of shares from individual promoters to a family trust would not suffer tax even if made without any consideration....

Read More
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Income tax is the part of your income which you are required to pay to the Indian government for funding various infrastructural developments, pay salaries to those who are employed by the central or the state governments, etc. All the taxes which are imposed are based on law, and the law which governs provisions about taxes on income is the Income Tax Act, 1961.

Income tax needs to be paid by each and every individual, Hindu Undivided Family, Association of Persons, Body of Individuals, companies, corporate firms, local authorities and every artificial juridical person generating any income based on the income tax slab rates.

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