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Live Course on Appeal, Pleading & Drafting under GST by CA Sachin Jain

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oin us for an immersive live course led by renowned expert CA Sachin Jain, as we delve into the intricacies of appeal, pleading, and drafting under GST.

Income Tax refund scam: TV actors, IT officials are in CBI net

February 23, 2010 1126 Views 0 comment Print

The CBI on Sunday arrested three income tax (I-T) officials and two of their accomplices in connection with a Rs 3-crore fraudulent tax refund scam. The arrested I-T officials are inspector Pramod Prabhakar, tax assistant Raju Nagpure and senior tax assistant Rajesh Pillai. Another I-T official Shrikant is on the run. The others who have been arrested are Dilip Vyas and Manoj Sangtiyani, a little known television actor.

SEBI imparting investor education in schools

February 23, 2010 357 Views 0 comment Print

Class 8 and 9 students at 26 schools all over the country are taking lessons in investor education these days, courtesy the capital market regulator. The optional three-month course teaches these students the importance of money, how to manage it and concepts of budgeting and saving.

Non-exempt capital loss cannot be set off against exempt capital gains

February 23, 2010 1232 Views 0 comment Print

S. 10 (38) inserted w.e.f. 1.10.2004 provides that long-term capital gains (LTCG) on which security transaction tax (STT) is paid shall not be included in total income. The assessee earned long term capital gain (LTCG) of Rs. 33,01,57,200 on sale of shares after 1.10.2004 in respect of which STT was paid. The LTCG was exempt u/s 10 (38).

Bad debts need not be proven to be irrecoverable u/s 36(1)(vii). It is sufficient if they are written off

February 23, 2010 598 Views 0 comment Print

In the case of TRF Limited vs. CIT (Supreme Court) Supreme Court had to consider whether after the amendment to s. 36 (1) (vii) w.e.f. 1.4.1989, an assessee had to establish, as a matter of fact, that the debt advanced by the assessee had, in fact, become irrecoverable or whether writing off the debt as irrecoverable in the accounts was sufficient. HELD deciding in favour of the assessee:

It department asking to pay full advance tax to corporates

February 23, 2010 297 Views 0 comment Print

The Income-Tax (I-T) department in Mumbai is summoning CEOs and CFOs of mid-size companies with the objective to communicate to them that anything less than the full payment of advance taxes will not be acceptable. I-T department sources said a face-to-face interaction helps in gauging the exact amount of tax payable by companies.

IT department decided to collect tax on compensation paid by Essar Steel for land acquisition

February 23, 2010 592 Views 0 comment Print

The Income Tax (IT) department’s decision to collect IT from the land losers getting compensation above Rs one lakh from Essar Steel for the company’s pelletisation project at Paradeep has paralyzed the land acquisition process. Land losers have threatened not to concede even an inch of land if the collection of IT is not stopped.

Corporates requested RBI non to ban currency derivatives

February 23, 2010 348 Views 0 comment Print

Many of the biggest names in Corporate India are telling the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) not to clamp down on currency derivatives — financial products that have baffled firms that never understood the risks and sparked court feuds with banks which sold them.

DDT needs to be withdrawn to avoid double taxation of same income

February 23, 2010 1358 Views 0 comment Print

Every domestic company is liable to pay a Dividend Distribution Tax @15% on the amount declared, distributed or paid by such company by way of dividends. The effective rate of tax works out to16.995%. The proposed Direct-tax Code also contains similar provision. The only exception is when the dividend is received by a domestic company from its subsidiary.

What is Budget?

February 23, 2010 685 Views 0 comment Print

What is the Budget? Why is it so important? Why does it affect all of us? And, above all, how does one interpret the budgetary lingo flying around? Union Budget is the annual report of India as a country. It contains the government of India’s revenue and expenditure for the end of a particular fiscal year, which runs from April 1 to March 31.

Why we need budget?

February 23, 2010 1667 Views 0 comment Print

Union Budget is the Annual Financial Statement of India presented every year on the last working day of February. This time, however, the Union Budget will be presented on February 26, as February 28th is a Sunday. Also, since the stock market is closed on Saturday (Feb 27), the finance ministry decided that the Budget should be presented on a day when the markets are open so as to gauge the reaction of the market players. Thus, Budget will be presented on February 26 this year.

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