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Value Based Exemption Scheme for SSI – Garments – Clarifications and Simplification

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The issue of excise duty on readymade garments, the applicability of SSI exemption notifications and many such other issues were discussed in my last article VALUE BASED EXEMPTION SCHEME FOR SSI – GARMENTS . Since the time of publication of this article many clarifications were issued and many procedural aspects were simplified. In this article I propose to discuss these clarifications. In this article readymade garments and made up articles will be referred to as “Garments”

CA, CS and ICWA allowed to upload certified co documents without MCA'' nod

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Chartered accountants, cost accountants and company secretaries can now directly upload certified annual documents of firms on MCA”s portal, without prior approval of the ministry, while holding them responsible for such submissions. The move is seen as a major initiative towards expeditious e-filing.

Income Tax Scrutiny – Instructions regarding income limits for assigning cases to Deputy Commissioners/Assistant Commissioners/ITOs

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INSTRUCTION NO. 6/2011 [F.NO.187/12/2010-ITA-I], DATED 8-4-2011 Reference may kindly be made to Board’s Instruction No. 1/11, dated 31-1-2011 which lays down revised monetary limit of cases to be assessed by DCsIT/ACsIT in metro cities and mofussil areas w.e.f. 1-4-2011. Some CCsIT have expressed the view that the limits fixed in the aforesaid Instruction, if strictly enforced would lead to unequal distribution of workload between the ACITs and the ITOs in some of the charges

Illegitimate Child will have right to whatever becomes the property of their parents whether self acquired or ancestral

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Citation – REVANASIDDAPPA & ANOTHER VERSUS MALLIKARJUN & OTHERS (SC) – Section 16(3) of the Hindu Marriage Act as amended, does not impose any restriction on the property right of Illegitimate Child except limiting it to the property of their parents. Therefore, such children will have a right to whatever becomes the property of their parents whether self acquired or ancestral.

Large number of transactions can not be the sole criterion to treat Profit from Shares as business income

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Nagindas P. Sheth (HUF) vs. ACIT (ITAT Mumbai) -Merely because assessee transacted in 158 shares that should not be taken as a sole criterion to come to the conclusion that assessee is a trader in shares. It is not in dispute that in the books of accounts assessee has declared the shares as an investment and the finding of the learned CIT (A) that only own funds were utilised for purchase of shares was not contradicted by the learned DR. It was also highlighted by the learned CIT(A) that assessee had not indulged in any squaring-up of the transactions on the same day. On a conspectus of the matter, we are of the view that the transactions of purchase and sale of shares, in the instant case, deserves to be considered as investment and profit thereon has to be assessed to tax under the head ‘capital gains’.

Statement by PM prior to his departure for China to participate in BRIC Summit-2011

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In China, I will attend the BRICS Leaders Meeting in Sanya being hosted by President Hu Jintao. This is the third Summit of the BRICS grouping since the first stand alone meeting in 2009. This meeting will see the participation for the first time of South Africa. India welcomes South Africa’s membership of BRICS, which will provide an African perspective to our deliberations.

JK govt detects 3,045 cases of tax evasion in '09-10

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The Jammu and Kashmir government has detected 3,045 cases of evasion of tax by various trade and business houses in the state in 2009-10.Revealing this in its report on state finances for the year ended March 31, 2010, Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of India has said that 2,357 cases of evasion of tax were detected by the Commercial Tax Department and 688 cases of evasion of tax were detected by Passenger Tax Department in 2009-10.

Trade deficit with China matter of concern – India

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Ahead of the meeting between Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Chinese President Hu Jintao, India today said trade imbalance in favour of China was a matter of concern and India had sought greater market access to bridge it. The issue is expected to come up during the talks between Singh and Hu tomorrow in the Chinese resort of Sanya on the sidelines of Brazil-Russia-India-China-South Africa (BRICS) Summit.

RBI penalises two Gujarat-based cooperative banks for violation of various rules

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The Reserve Bank has imposed penalty of Rs 1 lakh each on two Gujarat-based cooperative sector lenders for violation of various rules, including anti-money laundering guidelines. The two banks are — the Surat-headquartered Rander People’s Co-operative Bank and Vadodara-based Shree Mahalaxmi Mercantile Co-operative Bank, the apex bank said yesterday.

India Post to provide details online of parcels held by custom

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The Department of Post is working on providing details of parcels received by its by its international partners or sent through it to international destinations. “As part of mail tracking systems introduced by us, we will add details of parcels held by customs on our website. Received by us from international partners or send by us to international destinations,” Radhika Doraiswamy, secretary, Department of Post told PTI.

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