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Very Short Notice Is Not Fair But Used As A New Tool To Harass Assessee And Tax Professionals

Income Tax - Reasonable time for preparation of case by taxpayer must be kept in mind while issuing any notice. While fixing time interval between date of notice and date of hearing at least the following factors must be considered by the authority issuing the notice:...

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Service Tax or GST for Development Agreements entered during pre GST period

Goods and Services Tax - Introduction In the case of construction projects, it is common to enter into development agreements where the developer undertakes to develop property (residential / commercial) in exchange for the development rights given by landlord. Consideration for such development rights is determined based on some agreed ratio of constructed area ...

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Section 8 Company Registration (NGO)

Company Law - This article explains about section 8 company registration. It includes about section 8 company, eligibility criteria, documents required, procedure & advantage, of its registration....

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Lifting of Corporate Veil

Corporate Law - From the juristic point of view, a company is a legal person distinct from its members [Salomon v. Salomon and Co. Ltd. (1897) A.C 22]. This principle may be referred to as the Veil of incorporation. The courts in general consider themselves bound by this principle. The effect of this Principle is that there is a fictional veil between th...

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Technical Guide on Annual Return and GST Audit

Goods and Services Tax - ICAI has come out with this ‘Technical Guide on Annual Return & GST Audit’. This Guide has been comprehensively designed and contains clause-by-clause analysis of Form GSTR-9, 9A and Form GSTR -9C....

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Online GST Amendment Batch – Oct 2018 (Registration Open)

Goods and Services Tax - TaxGuru and GST Professionals announces its short batch covering GST Audit and Annual Return with detailed Amendments - Oct 2018. Batch start date 28th October’ 2018. ...

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14 suggestions on Form GSTR- 9 by ICAI

Goods and Services Tax - The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India Suggestions on GST Annual Return form- September, 2018 Suggestions on Form GSTR- 9 1. General Issue : Issue A : The information in GSTR-9 , Table 4, 10 & 11 instruction indicate data “May be” taken from GSTR-1, however, table headings uses the word as declared in the [&hellip...

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Last date to avail Input Tax Credit pertaining to July 2017 to March 2018

Goods and Services Tax - Last date to avail Input Tax Credit in respect of invoices or Debit Notes relating to such invoices pertaining to period from July, 2017 to March, 2018. There appears to be misgiving about the last date for taking Input Tax Credit (ITC) in relation to invoices or debit notes relating to such invoices pertaining to period […]...

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Not a single mobile phone faces disconnect threat, says DoT

Corporate Law - DOT and UIDAI in a joint statement today clarified that a few news reports in the media which state that 50 Crore mobile numbers, almost half of the total mobiles in circulation, are at the risk of disconnection, are completely untrue and imaginary. ...

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Pearson booked for cheating 50 clients of Rs. 7.40 cr is not a CA: ICAI

CA, CS, CMA - The content of the news item mentions about the Chartered Accountant who allegedly cheated his clients on the pretext of depositing service tax and pocketed Rs. 7.40cr by issuing fake challans....

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Comprehensive AMC is a composite part of supply & can be taxed: AAR

In Re G.E. Diesel Locomotive (P) Ltd. (GST AAR Uttar Pradesh) -  (a) Whether supply of comprehensive annual maintenance service which may also involve incidental supply of spare parts/goods should be classified as a composite supply or mixed supply? (b) In case the said contract is considered as composite supply, what is the principal supply between goods or serv...

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GST on EPC contract for set up of solar power generating system

In re Solai Redirect India LLP (GST AAR Rajasthan) -  In re Solai Redirect India LLP (GST AAR Rajasthan) Whether EPC contract for set up of solar power generating system be considered as a composite supply with PV modules being the principal supply and be taxed at a rate of 5% (i.e. tax rate applicable on the P.V. modules)? As per the statement of fac...

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GST Rate on supply of Solar Power Generating System

In re Frizo India Private Limited (AAR Rajasthan) -  In re Frizo India Private Limited (GST AAR Rajasthan) Applicable GST Rate on supply of Solar Power Generating System- In instant case the nature of work is of Erection, Procurement and Commissioning of Solar Generating System which falls under the ambit ‘Works Contract Services’ (SAC 995...

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Rate of GST on Ramming Mass & crushed quartz stones

In re Raghav Productivity Enhancers Limited (AAR Rajasthan) -  In re Raghav Productivity Enhancers Limited (GST AAR Rajasthan) Ramming Mass which is a Refractory Material, is classifiable under HSN code 3816 and would attract 18% rate of tax under GST (9% CGST + 9% SGST). Quartz powder obtained by crushing Quartz stones falls under HSN code 2806 and would attra...

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No GST on Cold storage Charges for storing of eggs

In re ShubhLaxmi Cold Storage & Ice factory (AAR Rajasthan) -  In re Shubh Laxmi Cold Storage & Ice factory (GST AAR Rajasthan) Whether charges received by the cold storage for providing service of storing of eggs, which is produce of rearing of animals/poultry farming in cold storage is exempted from payment of GST in terms of S.No. 24 of Notification No....

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Due date extended for filing PT returns without late fee in Maharashtra

Late fees is not payable for delayed return filing of Professional Tax (PT) Returns in Maharashtra by the registered employer in respect of monthly or annual returns pertaining to periods April 2016 to November 2018 if  amount payable as per return been/shall be paid on or before the due date. The...

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Procedure in cases of manufacturing or other operations undertaken in bonded warehouses

Circular No. 38/2018-Customs - (18/10/2018) -  Procedure to be followed in cases of manufacturing or other operations undertaken in bonded warehouses under section 65 of the Customs Act vide Circular No. 38/2018-Customs Dated the 18th October 2018...

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Customs Rate of Exchange of Foreign Currency Conversion wef 19.10.2018

Notification No. 87/2018 - Customs (N.T.) - (18/10/2018) -  Customs Rate of Exchange of Foreign Currency Conversion wef 19.10.2018 notified vide Notification No. 87/2018 – Customs (N.T.) dated 18th October, 2018 GOVERNMENT OF INDIA MINISTRY OF FINANCE (DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE) (CENTRAL BOARD OF INDIRECT TAXES AND CUSTOMS) ***** Notification No. 87/2018 ̵...

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Anti-dumping duty on Straight Length Bars and Rods of Alloy Steel

Notification No. 54/2018-Customs (ADD) [G.S.R. 1045(E)] - (18/10/2018) -  Seeks to impose definitive anti-dumping duty on the imports of Straight Length Bars and Rods of Alloy Steel originating in or exported from China PR vide Notification No. 54/2018-Customs (ADD) Dated 18th October, 2018....

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Anti dumping duty on Flax yarn below 70 lea count

Notification No. 53/2018-Customs (ADD) [G.S.R. 1044(E)] - (18/10/2018) -  Seeks to levy definitive anti dumping duty on Flax yarn below 70 lea count imported from China PR vide Notification No. 53/2018-Customs (ADD) Dated: 18th October, 2018...

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1. What is Post GST Registration Site Visit? Post GST Registration Field Visit is a visit by the tax authorities to the premises of the taxpayer i.e. the Principal place of business or additional place of business or both, post grant of registration to the taxpayer. 2. Who will conduct the Field Visit of the […]...
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In this article we have covered Meaning of Permanent Account Number (PAN), Its Utility,Procedure to Obtain PAN, Transaction in Which PAN is Mandatory,How to correct any mistake in PAN card or intimate any change in data pertaining to PAN...
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​Articles deals with Income Tax Audit Provisions in India. It explains What is tax audit, objective of tax audit, who is compulsorily required to get his accounts audited, What are Form Nos. 3CA/3CB and 3CD, Due Date for Tax Audit, penalty for not getting the accounts audited as required by section 44AB....
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Every year the residential status of the taxpayer is to be determined by applying the provisions of the Income-tax Law designed in this regard (discussed later) and, hence, it may so happen that in one year the individual would be a resident and ordinarily resident and in the next year he may become ...
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To keep a watch on high value transactions undertaken by the taxpayer, the Income-tax Law has framed the concept of statement of financial transaction or reportable account (previously called as Annual Information Return (AIR)....
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Income Tax Planning

Your spouse can be a vehicle for tax savings

Your spouse not only helps you in meeting your social and personal but also helps you in saving income tax as well. There are certain tax benefits by way of which you can enha...

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Some Income tax provisions to know, to avoid service of I-T notice at your door

CPC for electronic tax returns in Bangalore and CPC (Vaishali in Ghaziabad) for tax deducted at source (TDS) are working as the right hands of Government for detecting cases o...

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Tax Planning / Tax Saving Tips for Financial Year 2018-19

Tax Planning is most important part of Finance Planning for Tax Payers In India especially for Individual and Salaried tax Payers. In this Article we are discussing some Tax P...

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Income Tax Deductions

Tax Deducted at Source (TDS): FAQs

1) Whether capitalization of interest payable attracts TDS U/S 194A? Whether conversion of out standing interest on loan into loan attracts TDS? Difference between Form-15G an...

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Section 80C deduction come with restrictions, look before you leap

Section 80C of Income Tax Act, 1961 allows you deduction upto Rs. 1.50  lakhs in respect of certain items of investments and expenses.  These  deductions are subject to som...

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Public Provident Fund (PPF) – Tax benefit and Returns

Eligibility - Individuals who are residents of India are eligible to open an account under the Public Provident Fund scheme. A PPF account may be opened under the name of a m...

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Automatic GST Late Fees Calculator for Form GSTR 3B

Simple Automatic GST Late Fees Calculator in Excel Format for easy calculation of Late Fees Payable for late filing of Form GSTR 3B which calculates  late fees under both CGS...

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Download House Rent Allowance (HRA) Calculator

This Calculator calculates House Rent Allowance which is exempt from tax U/s. 10(13) of The Income Tax Act, 1961. The calculator is in excel format and it calculates the allow...

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Income Tax Computation Sheet for F.Y 2017-18 (A.Y 2018-19)

In order to file your income tax return you first need to collect all the information required to file it. The next important step is to compute your total taxable income. Aft...

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Rate Charts

TDS – Rate Chart, Provisions, Penalty, Return Due Date

Tax Deducted at Source (TDS) is one of the modes of collecting income tax in India at the very source of income, governed under Indian Income Tax Act of 1961. ...

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TDS & Tax Provisions for F.Y.2018-19

TDS & Tax Provisions for F.Y.2018-19 TDS stands for tax deducted at source. As per the Income Tax Act, any company or person making a payment is required to deduct tax at ...

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Updated Penalty Chart under Income Tax Act, 1961

Article discusses Income Tax Penalties for Failure to deduct TDS / TCS in full and part, Quoting false TAN in challan/ statements, Failure to apply for TAN, Failure to furnis...

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