"January, 2010" Archive

Mere making of a claim, which is not sustainable in law, by itself, will not amount to furnishing inaccurate particulars

A.D.I.T. Vs. Fidelity Management & Research Co. (ITAT Mumbai)

CIT vs Reliance Petro Products (P) Ltd. (322 ITR 158) Supreme Court- It was held that a mere making of the claim, which is not sustainable in law, by itself, will not amount to furnishing inaccurate particulars regarding the income of the assessee and if the contention of the Revenue to this effect is accepted then in case...

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Service Tax on Renting of Immovable Property – Board promises Delhi HC to revise instructions

The Delhi High Court in the Home Solution Retail India case had held that renting of immovable property is not a taxable service. The Government as usual filed an appeal in the Supreme Court and the whole Department is under the impression that by mere filing an appeal in the Supreme Court, the High Court order has become inoperative. So ...

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Department of Telecommunication given ultimatum to the auditors of three telecom majors

The Department of Telecommunication (DoT) has given an ultimatum to the auditors of three telecom majors — Vodafone Essar, Idea Cellular and Bharti Airtel — to submit their final reports to the government by February 7. They are conducting a special audit into allegations of tax evasion....

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Rajasthan announced VAT exemption on sugar imported in state till 30th June

The Rajasthan government has announced VAT exemption on imported sugar in the state till June 30, in a bid to control the spiraling sweetener prices.“The decision to exempt four per cent VAT was taken by Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot following which sugar price will decrease by Rs 1.6 to 1.8,” an official said....

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Tariff value of edible oils, brass scrap and poppy seeds notified

Notification No.10/2010-Customs (N.T.) (29/01/2010)

Central Board of Excise and Customs (CBEC), Department of Revenue has issued Notification No.10/2010-Customs (N.T.) dated January 29, 2010 notifying tariff values of edible oils, brass scrap (all grades) and Poppy seeds as shown in the table below....

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IRDA issued new disclosure norms- mandating insurance companies publish accounts on half-yearly basis

The Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority (Irda) has issued disclosure norms for insurance companies, mandating them to publish accounts on a half-yearly basis. The disclosure norms are seen as a precursor to allowing insurance companies to hit the primary market....

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Adjustment of Advance FBT with Advance Tax for A.Y. 2010-11

The Central Board of Direct Taxes have decided that any instalment of advance tax paid in respect of fringe benefits for assessment year (AY) 2010-11 shall be treated as advance income tax paid by assessee for AY 2010-11. The assessee can adjust such sum against its advance tax obligation in respect of income for Financial Year (FY) 2009-...

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Aal is well

The phrase aal is well is catching up fast with one and all- thanks to the recent film ‘3 Idiots’ which has made this phrase popular amongst the gen next and other factions of the society. The film, 3 idiots sends the message to the present society of our country –be it student, young citizens or people of our or our parent’s age ...

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Integrity and Ethics are Basic to Good Governance in Banking

One may govern life in accordance with the revealed truth as one sees it or natural law or a simple precept of not treating others as ends, or in pursuit of the good life of contemplation prized by Aristole . One may believe that morality lies in doing the best one can for oneself and one’s children and giving something back to the soci...

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Government likely to scrap DEPB scheme

One of the most favoured duty reimbursement schemes among exporters - the Duty Entitlement Passbook (DEPB) scheme - is likely to be scrapped, as the government gears up to introduce the Goods and Services Tax (GST) from April 1. The scheme, which was extended till December 31 in the Foreign Trade Policy 2009-2014, is widely viewed as one ...

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