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Startup India – All you need to know

Corporate Law - Prime Minister Narendra Modi started the Startup India Campaign in 2016 to boost entrepreneurship in India. The action plan aimed at financing for startups, simplifying the incorporation of startup process and grant of various tax exemptions and other benefits to startups. In line with this initiative, the government launched a policy f...

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Educational Services under GST

Goods and Services Tax - 1. Meaning of ‘Education’ under GST Law, 2017: In GST the term ‘Education’ has not been defined, However, the Hon’ble Apex Court decision in ‘Loka Shikshana Trust vs. CTT defines ‘Education’ as a process of training and developing knowledge, skill and character of students by normal schooling. U...

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Income Escaping Assessment Under Section 147/148 of Income Tax Act

Income Tax - Section 148 stands for reassessment or income escaping assessment. Nowadays income tax department is scrutinizing more returns under Section 148 of the Income Tax Act. So we are here to discuss about section 148 of the Income Tax Act, 1961. Article explains Time limit for issuance of notice u/s 148, Issuance of show cause notice […...

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GST Audit- Applicability, Types, Due Date, Penalty

CA, CS, CMA - Article explains Applicability of Audit under GST, Requirement of GST Audit, Furnishing of Documents under GST Audit, Types of GST Audit, Calculation of Turnover for F.Y. 17-18, Calculation of Aggregate Turnover under GST , Tenure of Retention of Accounts under GST , Auditor Qualification for GST Audit, Audit in case of multiple Branches,...

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Tax Incentive for Additional Employee Cost – Section 80JJAA -Analysis

Income Tax - Article explains Background of Section 80JJAA, Conditions to be fulfilled for claiming deduction under Section 80JJAA, Amount of Deduction under Section 80JJAA and Illustration on deduction under Section 80JJAA. Before I delve into my topic of discussion, lets have a little background of Section 80JJAA of the Income Tax Act 1961. Backgrou...

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Complaint against alleged High Handedness of CGST Authorities against CA

Goods and Services Tax - Indirect Taxes Consultants Association has written to Hon'ble Prime Minister of India and complained against the alleged High Handedness of the CGST Authorities against the Chartered Accountant in Ludhiana....

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Budget 2020- Increase Tax Exemption Slabs / Section 80C Deduction/ Cash Transaction Limit

Income Tax - Punjab Accountants Association hs requested Honourable Union Finance Minister, Ms. Nirmala Sitharaman to revise Income-tax Slab for the Financial Year 2020-21, Increase Cash transaction in a day to atleast Rs. 20,000 and to increase section 80C deduction limit to Rs. 2,00,000....

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Fix the global tax system to fix the inequality crisis: ICRICT

Income Tax - The inequality crisis remains unaddressed and out of control. Hundreds of millions of people are living in extreme poverty while large rewards go to those at the very top. In 2019, the world’s billionaires, only 2,153 people, had more wealth than the poorest  4.6 billion people combined, according to Oxfam. A new generation of inequali...

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Printing process for Budget 2020 commences with Halwa Ceremony

Finance - The Halwa ceremony, marking the commencement of Budget printing process for Union General Budget 2020-21, was held here in North Block today morning in the presence of the Union Finance & Corporate Affairs Minister Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman....

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CS Foundation Examination exam result on 25th January, 2020

CA, CS, CMA - Declaration of Result of CS Foundation Programme Examination December, 2019 The Result of CS Foundation Programme examination held on 28th and 29th December, 2019 would be declared on Saturday, the 25th January, 2020 at 11:00 A.M. The result along with individual candidate’s subject-wise break-up of marks will be available on the Instit...

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In Absence of Karta, Any Family member may be permitted to Prosecute Suit

Madhuri Doulatram Choitram Vs Lachmandas Tulsiram Nayar (HUF) (Bombay High Court) -  Madhuri Doulatram Choitram Vs Lachmandas Tulsiram Nayar (HUF) (Bombay High Court) It is one thing to say that a member of the family other than, or in the absence of, a Karta, may be permitted to prosecute the suit on account of special circumstances of a given case. And a completely different thing...

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Validity of Section 16(2)(c) of the CGST Act/WBGST Act

M/s. LGW Industries Limited & ors. Vs. Union of India & ors. (Calcutta High Court) -  On the second issue in the petition, it was stated that in the absence of any finding about petitioners mala fide intention, connivance or wrongful association with the suppliers, no liability can be imposed on it on the principle of vicarious liability on account of fraudulent conduct of the suppli...

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RCM liability under service tax on freight charges

Nirmal Seeds Private Limited Vs The Commissioner of Central Excise (Bombay High Court) -  It is the case of the Revenue that the appellant is reimbursing the freight amount to their consignees to the extent freight is paid by the consignee. Besides, it was also found that the appellant was also issuing credit notes for reimbursement of freight charges. Thus, the case of the Revenue is th...

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Form TRAN-1 rectification- HC allows petitioner to approach Nodal Officer

Calcutta Canvas Co. Vs. Union of India (Madras High Court) -  Writ Petition is disposed of, only by granting such liberty to the petitioner to approach the said Nodal Officer and make a representation within a period of two weeks from the date of receipt of a copy of this order. On receipt of such representation/request, the said Nodal Officer shall consider t...

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GST on Filters manufactured solely for use by Indian Railways

In re Parker Hannifin India Pvt Ltd, (GST AAAR Karnataka) -  Filters manufactured by the Appellant solely and principally for use by the Indian Railways and supplied directly to the Indian Railways are classifiable under Chapter Heading 84.21 of the Customs Tariff. The classification of the subject goods will not change if the same are supplied to a distribut...

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Deposit of unclaimed dividends and / or undistributed proceeds of voluntary liquidation process

No. IBBI/VL/028/2020 - (20/01/2020) -  Deposit of unclaimed dividends and / or undistributed proceeds of voluntary liquidation process in accordance with regulation 39 of the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India (Voluntary Liquidation Process) Regulations, 2017....

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Himachal Pradesh Govt approves HP Legacy Cases Resolution Scheme

Press Release No. 75/2020-PUB - (17/01/2020) -  The Government of Himachal Pradesh has approved the Himachal Pradesh (Legacy Cases Resolution) Scheme under the Department of Excise and Taxation in the Cabinet Meeting held on 16.01.2020. The Scheme will address settlement of legacy cases under General Sales Tax, VAT, CST and other taxation laws su...

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Fake GST Invoice: Dept. started Blocking ITC of fake credit availers

F.No. 587/CE/167/Pol/2019/11219-11269 - (13/01/2020) -  All the CGST Zones are required to make a list, GSTN-wise of fake credit availers and block their ITC under Rule 86A(1)(a) for the entities located in their jurisdiction. If, however, there are certain entities which are located outside their jurisdiction, they should forward a list of such availers...

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Mention specific HS Codes at 8 digit level if exist in Bill of entry

Trade Notice No. 46/2019-20-DGFT - (17/01/2020) -  It is advised that All importers should file their Bills of Entry with specific codes available for the imported items under ITC(HS), 2017, Schedule — I (Import Policy) at 8 digit level, and to avoid as far as possible 'Others' category....

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Guidelines for rights issue of units by a listed InvIT

Circular No. SEBI/HO/DDHS/DDHS/CIR/P/2020/10 - (17/01/2020) -  Regulation 2(1)(zw) of Securities and Exchange Board of India (Infrastructure Investment Trusts) Regulations, 2014 (InvIT Regulations), defines a rights issue as an offer of units by a listed InvIT to the unitholders of the InvIT as on the record date fixed for the said purpose. This circular detail...

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FAQs

Do you own an LLP? Do you want to close down your LLP? there are many questions that might be arising about LLP Strike off in your mind. Here we have made a compilation of the Most Frequently Asked questions....
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Do you own a Company? Do you want to close down your Company? there are many questions that might be arising about strike off Company in your mind. Here we have made a compilation of the Most Frequently Asked questions....
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In this article we compiled information / How to register Aadhaar in ITD e-Filing website, Solution to errors in linking of Aadhaar, Aadhaar in case of HUF/Corporate login, reset password through Aadhaar, Validity of OTP sent from Aadhaar database, How to check Aadhaar number linking, Is it mandatory to link Aadhaar number, De – Lin...
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Set off of loss from one source against income from another source under the same head of income/inter- source set-off under the same head of income Any loss in respect of one source shall be set-off against income from other source under the same head of income. But, there are some exception to this....
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Article explains about Applicability of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) provisions, Constitution of Corporate Social Responsibility Committee, Amount Spend on Corporate Social Responsibility,  Framing Corporate Social Responsibility Policy, Disclosure of Corporate Social Responsibility, How to Spend Amount on Corporate Social Respo...
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Income Tax Planning

Avenues to Save Tax in F.Y. 2019-20

Author discusses 7 Avenues to Save Tax in F.Y. 2019-20 which includes Deduction under Section 80C on Specified Investments or Expenses, Deduction for Contribution to the Natio...

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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 s...

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How to Save Tax in a Private Limited Company

This Article explains how to save tax in a private limited company. It explains various legally permissible ways in which you end up saving a lot of income tax.  Company is a...

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Income Tax Deductions

Tax Incentive for Additional Employee Cost – Section 80JJAA -Analysis

Article explains Background of Section 80JJAA, Conditions to be fulfilled for claiming deduction under Section 80JJAA, Amount of Deduction under Section 80JJAA and Illustratio...

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Pre Budget Recommendations of Income Tax for Union Budget, 2020

As we all are aware that The Union Budget for 2020-21 will be presented in the Lok Sabha on 1st February, 2020) at 11.00 am by our Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharman. As per e...

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Avenues to Save Tax in F.Y. 2019-20

Author discusses 7 Avenues to Save Tax in F.Y. 2019-20 which includes Deduction under Section 80C on Specified Investments or Expenses, Deduction for Contribution to the Natio...

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Calculators

GSTR 3B Computation with Optimum IGST Utilization | MS Excel Software

The file contains GSTR 3B Computation in MS Excel with following functionality: 1. Optimum utilization of Input tax credit is automatically calculated. (Section 49A read with ...

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Excel Utility to check Interest u/s. 234A, 234B and 234C

Please find attached herewith an Excel Utility to check the Interest u/s. 234A, 234B and 234C of Income Tax Act, 1961.  It's a utility in which you need to enter very few de...

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Income Tax / TDS on Salary Calculator for Multiple Employees for FY 2019-20

Bulk Data Income Tax Calculator for Multiple Employees for Financial Year 2019-20 / Assessment Year 2020-21 and Bulk TDS Calculation (Salary) in Excel I have already uploaded ...

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Rate Charts

Income tax slab rates in India – AY 2020-21 (FY 2019-20)

Income tax slab rates are decided and governed by Income Tax Act 1961 and are subject to change every year. Here are the income tax slab rates for the Financial Year 2019-20 (...

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Rates of Depreciation as Per Income Tax Act,1961

Block of Assets :-The expressions Assets and Blocks of Assets w.e.f. 1-4-1999 shall mean a group of assets falling within a class of assets comprising:–Tangible Assets being...

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Income Tax Rates for AY 2020-21 / FY 2019-20

Different tax rates have been provided for various categories of taxpayers and for different sources of income. Individuals/HUFs/AOP/BOI are taxed as per the different slab ra...

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