"21 May 2012" Archive

RBI issues warning on phishing mail

It has come to the notice of the Reserve Bank of India that an email has been sent in its name from mail id: alert@rbi.org and signed by RBI Online offering a 'new online security platform'. According to the mail, the 'new online security platform' offers to 'prevent online identity theft in internet banking by asking the customer to go t...

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SEBI (Alternative Investment Funds) Regulations, 2012

Notification No. LAD-NRO/GN/2012-13/04/11262 (21/05/2012)

Registration of Alternative Investment Funds. 3. (1) On and from the commencement of these regulations, no entity or person shall act as an Alternative Investment Fund unless it has obtained a certificate of registration from the Board: Provided that an existing fund falling within the definition of Alternative Investment Fund which is n...

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Rate of exchange of conversion of each of the foreign currency with effect from 22nd May, 2012

Notification No. 44/2012-Customs (N.T.) (21/05/2012)

Notification No. 44/2012-Customs (N.T.) In exercise of the powers conferred by Section 14 of the Customs Act, 1962 (52 of 1962), the Central Board of Excise & Customs hereby makes the following amendments in the Notification of the Government of India, Ministry of Finance (Department of Revenue) No. 38/2012-CUSTOMS (N.T.) dated the 26th A...

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Anti Dumping Duty on White Cement – Notification No. 28/2012-Customs (ADD)

Notification No. 28/2012-Customs (ADD) (21/05/2012)

Notification No. 28/2012-Customs (ADD) In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-sections (1) and (5) of Section 9A of the said Act and in pursuance of rule 23 of the said rules, the Central Government hereby makes the following amendment in the notification of the Government of India in the Ministry of Finance (Department of Revenue), ...

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Taxability of income in hands of a non-resident not a relevant consideration for treating a resident to be an agent of a non-resident

ADIT(IT) Vs M/s. Jet Airways (India) Pvt. (ITAT Mumbai) ITA No. 2212/M/02

The provisions of section 163 of the Act do not require that, the liability of the non-resident to pay tax should be established before initiating proceedings under section 163 of the Act on a person to treat it as the agent or representative assessee of the non-resident. The purpose of section 163 of the Act was to enable revenue author...

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A.O can not estimate Higher G.P. ratio without Specific Reasons

Asstt. Commissioner of Income Tax Vs. M/s Moets Bar-B-Cue (ITAT Delhi)

In this case has not rejected the books results of the assessee, nor has given any specific reasoning why the GP rate adopted by the assessee should be disturbed. Assessee has shown GP rate 24.54%. 20.53% GP was accepted by the Tribunal in the assessee’s own case in earlier years. Thus, nothing has been brought on record to prove lacuna...

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Revised criteria for declaring a Financial Institution as PFI U/s. 4A, of Companies Act, 1956

General Circular No. 10/2012 (21/05/2012)

The Ministry had framed certain criteria for declaring a Financial Institution as PFI under section 4A, of the Companies Act, 1956 vide General Circular No. 34/2011 dated 2.6.2011. The issue has since been revisited and it has been decided that any Financial Institution applying for declaration as PFI shall fulfill the following criteria:...

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SEBI notifies SEBI (Alternative Investment Funds) Regulations 2012

PR No. 62/2012 (21/05/2012)

AIFs Regulations endeavour to extend the perimeter of regulation to unregulated funds with a view to systemic stability, increasing market efficiency, encouraging formation of new capital and consumer protection. Salient features of the AIF Regulations, inter alia, include the following: ...

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How to Convert partnership firm into company & Tax Effects

There are various ways of converting a firm to a company, viz; slump sale, itemized sale, admitting the company as a partner, dissolution thereof and on dissolution, business being taken over by the company etc.,. Being a topic with a very vast ambit an attempt has been made hereinabove to briefly discuss two alternatives. In view of the ...

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Tax Free Bonds V/S Tax Saving Bonds

The basic difference between Tax Free Bonds and Tax Saving Bonds is Tax free Bonds yields Interest which is not taxable in the hands of Investor whereas in case of Tax Saving bonds it is chargeable to Tax in hands of Investor. Investor gets Deduction under Section 80CCF if he invests in Infrastructure Tax Saving Bonds up to Rs. 20,00...

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