Demonetization

India’s Cash Deliverance

Income Tax - The financial sector in India is currently experiencing a golden age, and its biggest driver is the effort to move toward a less-cash economy. With reports suggesting that around 95% of all the transactions in the country were made using cash until very recently, it is a well-known fact that the life blood of the Indian economy has been c...

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Demonetisation: Critics Silenced as India moves ahead

Income Tax - Demonetisation broke the backs of those who threatened national security and sent a clear message that it was no longer business as usual. Large deposits are under scrutiny to verify their authenticity....

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Macroeconomic Impact of Demonetisation – A Preliminary Assessment

Income Tax - Demonetisation announced on November 8, 2016 was aimed at addressing corruption, black money, counterfeit currency and terror financing. Although demonetisation holds huge potential benefits in the medium to long-term, given the scale of operation, it was expected to cause transient disruption in economic activity....

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Are you serious, Mr. Prime Minister?

Income Tax - When I heard you during your election campaign for the parliamentary elections in 2014, I just dismissed it as another rhetoric by an aspiring politician…. I am referring to your vow of eliminating black money, the so-called parallel economy running in the country… rather, running the country. ...

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India is in the midst of a major Digital Payment Movement

Income Tax - Amitabh Kant India is making an attempt to transition to a digital payment, less cash economy. Given that only a meagre percentage of our population pays taxes, the nation’s economy also grows as more and more transactions come under banking and taxation system through digital payments. Besides, corruption in public life and governance ...

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ITD searches about 2534 groups of persons

Income Tax - ITD conducted searches in about 2534 groups of persons led to admission of undisclosed income of about Rs. 45,622 crore apart from seizure of undisclosed assets (cash, jewellery etc) worth about Rs. 3,625 crore ...

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Promotion of Digital/Cashless Transactions by Government

Income Tax - The data on payment system indicators such as Paper Clearing, National Electronic Fund Transfer (NEFT) and National Automated Clearing House (NACH), registered growth in December, 2016 as compared to November 2016. However, the same showed a decline in January 2017 as compared to December 2016. • Immediate Payment Service (IMPS), Unifie...

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Railway official booked for accepting demonetized currency notes

Income Tax - Cbi registers a case against an official of itarsi railway station and others for allegedly depositing old notes of rs.61 lakh (approx).The accused cheated the Government by accepting the licence fee in cash in the form of demonetized currency notes in violation of Government notification....

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Case against two SBI officials for alleged violation of RBI guidelines

Income Tax - It was alleged that during the period between 15.11.2016 and 25.11.2016, the Senior Special Assistant and Deputy Manager (Operations) of State Bank of India entered into a criminal conspiracy while the restrictions on distribution of currency notes due to demonetization were in force....

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CBI arrests post office officials in illegal currency exchange case

Income Tax - The Central Bureau of Investigation has arrested a Director, Postal Services and Senior Superintendent of Posts, Ahmedabad (Gujarat) in an on-going investigation of a case....

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Cash seized during demonetization eligible for PMGKY deposit scheme

Vishal Jain vs. State of Punjab (Punjab & Haryana High Court) - In case, the petitioner submits any application to the Income Tax Department, the authorities can look into matter for the purpose of declaration of undisclosed income by availing the remedy under the PMGKY Scheme....

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SC dismisses writ on Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana tax scheme

Siddharth Mehta Vs.Union Of India And Anr (Supreme Court) - Writ been filed in SC requesting to quashing/setting aside penalty, surcharge and also provisions for lock-in/withholding of 25% of disclosed income for 4 years under the Taxation Laws (Second Amendment) Bill, 2016, (Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojna, 2016), i.e. Section 199D(2), 199E and 199F of ...

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Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Deposit Scheme, 2016 – Clarification

Notification No. IDMD.CDD.No. 2347/14.04.051/2016-17-RBI - (16/03/2017) - Currently, banks are issuing an acknowledgement for having received the amounts under PMGKDS. The details of the deposit are then entered in the Bank’s e-kuber application which generates a Subscription Receipt....

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Existence of deposit in bank not mandatory on PMGKY payment date

Circular No. 8/2017-Income Tax - (14/03/2017) - Representations received seeking clarification as to whether deposits made in bank account or cash in hand which are eligible for being declared under the PMGKY Scheme should exist on the date of filing of declaration under the Scheme....

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Online Verification of Cash Transactions 2016 on AIMS Module in ITBA

F. No. DGIT(S)-ADG(S)-2/Online verification of Cash Transactions/157/2016 - (09/03/2017) - The response(s) filed by the tax payer(s) on Cash Transaction 2016 module on e–filing portal is shared with the officer/Assessing officer(s) through AIMS This directorate has issued the EFS Instruction No. 61 dated 21.02.2017 related to its functionalities....

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Notice U/s. 133(6) for cash deposited during demonetisation

Instruction No. 4/2017-Income Tax - (03/03/2017) - Notice under section 133(6) of the Act is required to be issued, after obtaining prior approval of Pr. CIT/CIT/Pr. DIT/DIT as provided in the Act, in cases where the 'person under verification' fails to file Online response in a timely manner in spite of issue of reminder by the Assessing Officer. ...

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Law on Cessation of RBI Liability on demonetised bank notes get Presidents Assent

NO. 2 OF 2017 - (27/02/2017) - Notwithstanding anything contained in sub-section (1), where an offence under this Act has been committed by a company and it is proved that the same was committed with the consent or connivance of, or is attributable to any neglect on the part of, any director, manager, secretary, or other officer ...

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Recent Posts in "Demonetization"

ITD searches about 2534 groups of persons

ITD conducted searches in about 2534 groups of persons led to admission of undisclosed income of about Rs. 45,622 crore apart from seizure of undisclosed assets (cash, jewellery etc) worth about Rs. 3,625 crore ...

Read More
Posted Under: Income Tax |

Promotion of Digital/Cashless Transactions by Government

The data on payment system indicators such as Paper Clearing, National Electronic Fund Transfer (NEFT) and National Automated Clearing House (NACH), registered growth in December, 2016 as compared to November 2016. However, the same showed a decline in January 2017 as compared to December 2016. • Immediate Payment Service (IMPS), Unifie...

Read More
Posted Under: Income Tax |

Railway official booked for accepting demonetized currency notes

Cbi registers a case against an official of itarsi railway station and others for allegedly depositing old notes of rs.61 lakh (approx).The accused cheated the Government by accepting the licence fee in cash in the form of demonetized currency notes in violation of Government notification....

Read More
Posted Under: Income Tax |

Case against two SBI officials for alleged violation of RBI guidelines

It was alleged that during the period between 15.11.2016 and 25.11.2016, the Senior Special Assistant and Deputy Manager (Operations) of State Bank of India entered into a criminal conspiracy while the restrictions on distribution of currency notes due to demonetization were in force....

Read More
Posted Under: Income Tax |

CBI arrests post office officials in illegal currency exchange case

The Central Bureau of Investigation has arrested a Director, Postal Services and Senior Superintendent of Posts, Ahmedabad (Gujarat) in an on-going investigation of a case....

Read More
Posted Under: Income Tax |

India’s Cash Deliverance

The financial sector in India is currently experiencing a golden age, and its biggest driver is the effort to move toward a less-cash economy. With reports suggesting that around 95% of all the transactions in the country were made using cash until very recently, it is a well-known fact that the life blood of the Indian economy has been c...

Read More
Posted Under: Income Tax |

Demonetisation: Critics Silenced as India moves ahead

Demonetisation broke the backs of those who threatened national security and sent a clear message that it was no longer business as usual. Large deposits are under scrutiny to verify their authenticity....

Read More
Posted Under: Income Tax |

Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Deposit Scheme, 2016 – Clarification

Notification No. IDMD.CDD.No. 2347/14.04.051/2016-17-RBI (16/03/2017)

Currently, banks are issuing an acknowledgement for having received the amounts under PMGKDS. The details of the deposit are then entered in the Bank’s e-kuber application which generates a Subscription Receipt....

Read More

Existence of deposit in bank not mandatory on PMGKY payment date

Circular No. 8/2017-Income Tax (14/03/2017)

Representations received seeking clarification as to whether deposits made in bank account or cash in hand which are eligible for being declared under the PMGKY Scheme should exist on the date of filing of declaration under the Scheme....

Read More

Macroeconomic Impact of Demonetisation – A Preliminary Assessment

Demonetisation announced on November 8, 2016 was aimed at addressing corruption, black money, counterfeit currency and terror financing. Although demonetisation holds huge potential benefits in the medium to long-term, given the scale of operation, it was expected to cause transient disruption in economic activity....

Read More
Posted Under: Income Tax |
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