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All about filing of ITR-4 SUGAM for A.Y. 2019-20

Income Tax - These instructions are guidelines to help the taxpayers for filling the particulars in Income-tax Return Form-4 for the Assessment Year 2019-20 relating to the Financial Year 2018-19. In case of any doubt, please refer to relevant provisions of the Income-tax Act, 1961 and the Income-tax Rules, 1962....

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HC Sets Aside Incentive Plan of CBDT for `Quality Orders’ by CIT(A)

Income Tax - Hon’ble Bombay High Court Sets Aside The Incentive Plan of CBDT For `Quality Orders’ By Commissioners (A) in the case of The Chamber of Tax Consultants Vs. CBDT. Office of Commissioner (Appeals) is the first stage  in the `Judicial Hierarchy’  to grant the justice to the assessee against the wrongdoings of the lower authorities in...

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360 Degree Analysis of Annual Return Form GSTR-9

Goods and Services Tax - Form GSTR-9 is an annual return to be filed once, for each financial year, by the registered taxpayers who were regular taxpayers, including SEZ units and SEZ developers. The taxpayers are required to furnish details of purchases, sales, input tax credit or refund claimed or demand created etc in this return....

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Composition scheme for various taxpayers (GST)

Goods and Services Tax - GST shall be levied on all supplies of goods and services except on supply of alcoholic liquor for human consumption subject to exemptions provided by Government on recommendation of Council. Further, where a person is engaged in making taxable supplies, there arises requirement to register under GST and liability to discharge GST. The su...

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Financial Monitoring & Evaluation In CSR Projects

Finance - What Is Financial Monitoring & Evaluation Of CSR Projects? Fin M & E stands for ‘Financial Monitoring and Evaluation’. The activity of ‘Monitoring’ occurs as the project is being implemented while the activity of ‘Evaluation’ occurs either after the completion of the entire project or after comp...

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CBIC issues 6 New Notifications / Circulars / Orders on 23.04.2019

Goods and Services Tax - On 23rd April 2019 CBIC issued 3 CGST Notifications, 2 Circulars and 1 Removal of Difficulty Order. CBIC added proviso to Rule 23, Amended Rule 62 to provide rule for payment and return filing by Specified Composition dealers, Inserted Form GST CMP – 08– Statement for payment of self-assessed tax, added a new instruction to [&hell...

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Guidance Note on Annual Secretarial Compliance Report by ICSI

SEBI - Guidance Note on Annual Secretarial Compliance Report by ICSI highlights the process and scope of Annual Secretarial Compliance Report and also provides detailed checklists with respect to all mandatory laws as specified in the prescribed format by SEBI. Corporate Governance and Compliance are intricately linked. Governance is the overall...

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Guidance Note on Related Party Transactions by ICSI

Company Law - This guidance note on Related Party Transactions is formulated by the Secretarial Standards Board of ICSI and aims to explain the procedures, practices and compliances associated with Related Party Transactions (RPTs). In the interest of good corporate governance, companies should maintain an arm’s length relationship in all transaction...

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Unresolved issues & due date for filing of e-Form INC-22A (ACTIVE)

Company Law - ICSI has apprised the practical difficulties being faced by the stakeholders for your kind consideration vide letter dated April 08, 2019 namely. the Auditors' details not getting prefilled in certain cases; compliance by dormant companies; companies in management disputes and issues faced by corporates having different financial year. Co...

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Changes in CA examinations to be held in May 2019 & onwards

CA, CS, CMA - Students are hereby informed of the following changes that are being introduced with effect from the CA examinations to be held in May 2019 and onwards. 1. Following papers of both Intermediate and Final level exams ( both under the Old and New syllabus) shall have Multiple Choice Questions(MCQs) to the tune of 30 per cent marks....

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Transfer of Business as a going concern exempt from levy of GST: AAR

In re Innovative Textile Ltd. (GST AAR Uttarakhand) -  In re Innovative Textile Ltd. (GST AAR Uttarakhand) Whether business transfer agreement as a going concerned on slump sale basis is exempted from the levy of GST in terms of sl. no. 2 of the notification no.12/2017 central tax(Rate) dated 28-06-2017? From the record we find that the applicant is car...

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Natural Calcite Powder classifiable under HSN Code 25309030: AAR

In re Mohan Infinity (GST AAR Rajasthan) -  Natural Calcite Powder in essence is a Calcite in powder form and thus can be classified under HSN Code 25309030 and attracts GST @ 5% (CGST @ 2.5% and SGST @ 2.5%)....

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GST Rate on Services & Composite supply by Municipal Corporation

In re Municipal Corporation Pratapgarh (GST AAR Rajasthan) -  In re Municipal Corporation Pratapgarh (GST AAR Rajasthan) Applicant being a local authority is engaged in receipt of various kinds of services provided by different contractors on which applicability of GST and GST TDS will be -: a. Pure Services will attract Nil rate of duty and provisions of GST ...

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GST on Licensing services by Government for right to use minerals

In re Wolkem Industries Ltd (GST AAR Rajasthan) -  The activity undertaken by the applicant is classifiable under Heading 9973 (Leasing or rental services, with or without operator), as mentioned in the annexure at Serial No. 257 (Licensing services for the right to use minerals including its exploration and evaluation) sub heading 997337 of notific...

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GST on providing service for procurement of agricultural produce

In re Rajasthan Rajya Sahakari Kriya Vikriya Sangh Ltd (GST AAR Rajasthan) -  In re Rajasthan Rajya Sahakari Kriya Vikriya Sangh Ltd (GST AAR Rajasthan) 1. Whether the applicant is liable for charging goods and service tax under the RGST Act, 2017 and CGST Act, 2017 on providing service for procurement of agricultural produce i.e. oilseeds and pulses from farmers either itsel...

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Opportunity to apply for revocation of cancellation of GST registration

Circular No. 99/18/2019-GST - (23/04/2019) -  Seeks to clarify the extension in time under sub-section (1) of section 30 of the Act to provide a one time opportunity to apply for revocation of cancellation of GST registration on or before the 22nd July, 2019 for the specified class of persons for whom cancellation order has been passed up to 31...

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CBIC clarifies manner of utilization of GST input tax credit

Circular No. 98/17/2019-GST - (23/04/2019) -  CBIC clarifies the manner of utilization of input tax credit post insertion of the rule 88A of the CGST Rules vide Circular No. 98/17/2019-GST dated 23rd April 2019. Circular No. 98/17/2019-GST F. No. CBEC — 20/16/04/2018— GST Government of India Ministry of Finance Department of Revenue Central...

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Time limit for revocation of cancellation of GST registration extended

Order No. 5/2019-GST - (23/04/2019) -  CBIC extends the time limit for filing an application for revocation of cancellation of registration for specified taxpayers vide Central Goods and Services Tax (Fifth Removal of Difficulties) Order, 2019. Refer  Order No. 5/2019-GST dated 23rd April, 2019. Government of India Ministry of Finance (...

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Restriction on furnishing of info in PART A of GST EWB-01 WEF 21.06.2019

Notification No. 22/2019–Central Tax - (23/04/2019) -  Seeks to notify the provisions of rule 138E of the CGST Rules w.e.f 21st June, 2019 vide Notification No. 22/2019 – Central Tax Dated 23rd April, 2019. Rule 138E prescribes Restriction on furnishing of information in PART A of FORM GST EWB-01 in certain circumstances. Government of India Ministry ...

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Tax payment & GST Return Filing by 6% Composition Scheme dealers

Notification No. 21/2019–Central Tax - (23/04/2019) -  Seeks to notify procedure for quarterly tax payment and annual filing of return for taxpayers availing the benefit of Notification No. 02/2019– Central Tax (Rate), dated the 7th March, 2019 i.e. for dealers who opted 6% Composition Scheme vide Notification No. 21/2019 – Central Tax Dated 23rd Ap...

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Form GSTR-9 is an annual return to be filed once, for each financial year, by the registered taxpayers who were regular taxpayers, including SEZ units and SEZ developers. The taxpayers are required to furnish details of purchases, sales, input tax credit or refund claimed or demand created etc in this return....
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To give relief to small taxpayers from the tedious job of maintenance of books of account and from getting the accounts audited, the Income-tax Act has framed the presumptive taxation scheme under sections 44AD, section 44ADA and section 44AE. In this part you can gain knowledge about various provisions of the presumptive taxation scheme ...
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Every taxpayer has to furnish the details of his income to the Income-tax Department. These details are to be furnished by filing up his return of income. Once the return of income is filed up by the taxpayer, the next step is the processing of the return of income by the Income Tax Department. ...
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Q.1 How many names can be applied for in SPICe (INC-32)? Ans: Only one. However, for reservation of a name prior to filing SPICe (INC-32), you may use RUN service and then input the SRN of approved RUN into SPICe. Q.2 Is INC-22 still required to be filed with SPICe? Ans: It is not required […]...
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1. Who all can apply for GSTIN through AGILE form? Any user who intends to incorporate a company through SPICe eform having registered office address can now also apply for GSTIN through this eform. The application (SPICe) for incorporation of a company shall be accompanied by a linked e-form AGILE to obtain GSTIN along with […]...
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Income Tax Planning

Advance Tax Provisions, Challan, e-payment Utility & Examples

As per section 208, every person whose estimated tax liability for the year is Rs. 10,000 or more, shall pay his tax in advance, in the form of advance tax. In this part you c...

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Tax Planning for Salaried Employees for FY 2019-20

As the financial year 2019-20 begins, I hope every salaried employee must be worried on tax savings, where, how much to invest etc., It’s a time to plan your tax savings...

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How to file taxes as a Freelancer in India

One of the best ways to save tax is to know the right thing to do & proceed accordingly. There could be a number of ways to save tax as a freelancer. Here are the most imp...

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Income Tax Deductions

Tax benefit on Insurance Premium, Mediclaim & Medical Expenses

Article discusses about Deduction in respect of Life Insurance Premium, PPF, NSC, etc. [Section 80C]/ medical insurance premium [Section 80D]/ expenditure on training/ medical...

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Tax Deduction/Collection Account Number (TAN)

Article discusses about Meaning/ Structure/ Relevance of TAN, Persons liable to apply for TAN, Consequences of not quoting TAN, Procedure to obtain TAN, Places from where to o...

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Last Minute Tax Saving Options

As we are in the mid of March which is last month of the financial year, many of us are concerned as to where and how much to invest to save tax. As one can claim a set limit ...

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Income Tax calculator for FY 2019-20 for Salaried Employees

Most Indians see tax evasion as a mark of smartness. If the government allows you a tax break, you are free to take it. If there is a legal way you can save some of your hard-...

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TDS on Salary Calculator in Excel Format

Download TDS on Salary Calculator for AY 2019-20 and AY 2020-21. For any queries, feel free to write to Hope this is helpful....

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Income Tax Rates & Calculator for 23 years (FY 2006-07 to 2019-20)

We know that in Finance Bill 2019 tax rate for FY 2019-20 for individuals / HUF has not been changed except the fact that rebate u/s 87A has revised to Rs 12,500 if Total Inco...

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Rate Charts

Income Tax Rates for Financial Year 2019-20

In this Article we updates about the normal Income tax rates applicable to different types of taxpayers for Financial Year 2019-20 . The Income tax rates discussed in this par...

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Interest rates of NSC, PPF, KVP, SSAS, SCSS for Q1 of FY 2019-20

rates of interest on various small savings schemes for the first quarter of financial year 2019-20 staring Ist April, 2019 and ending on 30th June, 2019 shall remain unchange...

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Small Savings Schemes Interest Rate for 01.01.2019 to 31.03.2019

Rates of interest on various small savings schemes for the fourth quarter of financial year 2018-19 starting 1stJanuary, 2019, and ending on 31st March, 2019, on the basis of ...

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