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A new way to do tax planning and why hardly anyone “gets it”

It really hurts to see a large pie of the salary cut towards tax. So the obvious question in everyones mind is How do I reduce my tax?. Every year we are forced to invest in something which reduces our tax liability. It may be NSC…it may be PPF…it may be ulip…it may be Mutual Fund ELSS....

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Demonitization: 1100 searches, 5100 verification notices and detection of Rs. 5400 crore undisclosed Income

Demonitization: From 9th November 2016 to 10th January 2017, more than 1100 searches and surveys were conducted by the ITD; more than more than 5100 verification notices issued; The undisclosed income detected in these actions was more than Rs. 5400 crore.  Disclosure of information regarding law flouters/specific taxpayers is prohibited...

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Platform deals – a tax perspective

India has recently seen a growing preference among investors to invest in platform deals. When investors want to play big and have a long-term strategy, they create platforms to invest in sizeable assets in the same sector, rather than investing in individual assets....

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CBDT Revises Instruction on handling Internal Audit Objections

Instruction No. 07/2017 (21/07/2017)

The Instruction No 9 of 2006 dated 7/11/2006 as supplemented by Instruction No 16 of 2013 deal with revenue / receipt audit. In spite of a comprehensive instruction with well-defined role & responsibilities of various authorities, the pendency of outstanding objections has not abated. ...

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Tax Effect to determine maintainability of appeals filed for MAT Companies

The CBDT vide Circular No. 21 of 2015 dated 10.12.2015 defines ‘Tax Effect’ for the purpose of filing departmental appeals ( Income tax Matters) before Appellate Tribunal (ITAT), High Courts & Special Leave Petition before the Supreme Court. Further, Appeals / Special Leave Petitions shall not be filed in cases where the tax effec...

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Safe Harbour Rules – Recent Amendments

Section 92CB of the Income Tax Act 1961 provides that the determination of arm’s length price under Section 92C OR 92CA. However, same shall be subject to Safe Harbour Rules. Sections 10 TA to 10 TG deals with the Safe Harbour Rules, which pertain to International Transactions. Rule 10TE provides a detailed procedure for exercise [&hell...

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TDS not deductible on GST Component: CBDT

Circular No. 23/2017-Incomne Tax (19/07/2017)

Even under the new GST regime, the rationale of excluding the tax component from the purview of TDS remains valid, the Board hereby clarifies that wherever in terms of the agreement or contract between the payer and the payee, the component of 'GST on services' comprised in the amount payable to a resident is indicated separately, tax sha...

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Cabinet approves MOC in respect of tax matters with BRICS countries

Cabinet approves MOC in respect of tax matters between India and BRICS countries – Brazil, Russia, China and South Africa The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has given the approval for the signing of Memorandum of Cooperation (MOC) in respect of tax matters between India and the Revenue administrations...

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CBDT amends jurisdictions of Principal CITs & CCITs

Notification No. 64/2017-Income Tax (19/07/2017)

CBDT hereby makes the following amendments in the Notification of the Ministry of Finance, Department of Revenue, Central Board of Direct Taxes, vide number S.O. 2753(E), dated the 22nd October, 2014, published in the Gazette of India Extraordinary, Part II, Section 3, Sub-section (ii), dated the 22nd October, 2014 namely :-...

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CBDT rescinds 3 Income Tax Notifications

Notification No. 63/2017-Income Tax (19/07/2017)

MINISTRY OF FINANCE (Department of Revenue) (CENTRAL BOARD OF DIRECT TAXES) Notification No. 63/2017 New Delhi, the 19th July, 2017 (INCOME TAX) S.O. 2259(E).—In exercise of the powers conferred under section 118 of the Income-tax Act, 1961 (43 of 1961), the Central Board of Direct Taxes being satisfied that it is necessary in the Publi...

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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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