"17 September 2010" Archive

Penalty Only In Case Of False Intention- SC to Taxman

IN A breather to the assessees, the Supreme Court has ruled that revenue department cannot impose penalty under provisions of the Central Sales Tax Act for furnishing incorrect representation without proving the intention (mens rea) for false representation. The penalty in tax matters is to levied strictly in accordance with the intention...

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Separating collection & policy-making will benefit both CBDT & taxpayer

THE Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT), constituted under the Central Boards of Revenue Act, 1963, is an all-powerful apex body for the direct tax administration in the country. Its function is not merely restricted to ensuring administration of tax collection, but also to clarify and relax the rigours of the provisions of the Income-Ta...

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Highlights of mid-quarter review of India's monetary policy

Following are the highlights of RBI mid-quarterly monetary review conducted for the first time on Thursday: 1. Ups short term lending (Repo) rate by 0.25 pc to 6 pc 2. Ups short-term borrowing (Reverse Repo) rate by 0.50 pc to 5 pc ...

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Government raises Interest on PF rate to 9.5 per cent

Union Minister of Labour & Employment, Shri Mallikarjun Kharge Chaired the 190th Meeting of the Central Board of Trustees (EPF) in New Delhi CBT decides to increase the rate of interest to be credited to EPF members accounts for the year 2010-11 to 9...

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RBI raises key short-term lending and borrowing rate to control inflation

The Reserve Bank on Thursday raised its key short-term lending rate by 25 basis points and borrowing rate by 50 basis points to check rising prices. "Inflation remains the dominant concern in macroeconomic management", RBI said while raising the repo...

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Reports of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Finance on the Companies Bill, 2009 and the Company Secretaries (Amen

The following additional clause may be added in clause 82(1) “(j) details, as may be prescribed, in respect of shares held by or on behalf of the Foreign Institutional Investors indicating their names, addresses/countries of incorporation/registratio...

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ROC to take action against defaulting companies

Recently, ROCs have issued Show Cause Notices to the defaulting companies which have not filed their Balance Sheets and Annual Returns within the time prescribed under Section 159 and 220 of the Companies Act, 1956. DIN3 was introduced by Companies (...

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All Industry Rates of Duty Drawback, 2010-11 – Circular No. 35/2010-Custom

Circular No. 35/2010-Custom Duty (17/09/2010)

The Ministry has announced the revised All Industry Rates (AIR) of Duty Drawback vide Notification No. 84/2010-Cus. (N.T.), dated 17/09/2010. The rates of drawback have been made effective from 20.9.2010. The Notification may please be downloaded ...

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All industry rates of Drawback, for 2010-11- Notification No. 84/2010 – CUSTOMS (N.T.)

Notification No. 84/2010-Customs (N.T.) (17/09/2010)

Notification No. 84/2010 - CUSTOMS (N.T.), Dated: 17th September, 2010- The tariff items and descriptions of goods in the said Schedule are aligned with the tariff items and descriptions of goods in the First Schedule to the Customs Tariff Act, 1975(51 of 1975) at the four-digit level only. The descriptions of goods given at the six digi...

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Union Cabinet approves amendment to the Forward Contracts (Regulation) Act 1952

The Union Cabinet today approved amendments to the Forward Contracts (Regulation) Act 1952 by introducing the Forward Contracts (Regulation) Amendment Bill, 2010 in the Parliament. After the Bill is passed and enacted by the Parliament, Forward Mark...

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