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Mere facilitation services with regard to the selection of awardees isn’t a technical service

May 1, 2013 429 Views 0 comment Print

From a plain reading of the above clauses, it is seen that the Assessee is not doing any service which falls within the definition of “FIS” as contemplated in Para-4 of Article-12. We agree with the findings of the learned Commissioner (Appeals) that these are merely facilitation services with regard to the selection of awareness for Wockhardt Awards and WHL has not given any technical knowledge from such services, therefore, the learned Commissioner (Appeals) has rightly deleted the said addition. Accordingly, ground no.2, raised by the Revenue is dismissed.

In case of divisible contract no service tax on material value

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It was opined in those orders that insofar as supplies of material are concerned, such materials shall not be liable to service tax because Finance Act, 1994 is not a Commodity Taxation Law. Contract covering taxable service have been directed to be taxed.

SEARCH REPORT -A Basic Tool for Inspection of Company’s Records in Hands of Stakeholders Specially Banks

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Now a day, Banks are more emphasizing on demanding Search Repots from Limited Companies while opening of Bank Accounts or giving the Loan to such Companies. The need for Search Reports arises to keep themselves (Banks) safe and to ensure that the company is not the defaulting one or having not the defaulting directors and to know the complete history and information about the company.

Amendment to Sec. 206-C dealing with TCS on Sale of Bullion or Jewellery in Cash – Clarification

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Currently, sale in cash of bullion (excluding coin or any other article weighing 10 grams or less) in excess of Rs 2 lakh or jewellery in excess of Rs.5 lakh is subject to Tax Collection at Source (TCS) @ 1%. As coins were neither included in bullion nor in jewellery, therefore, coins, even when amounting to more than Rs. 2 lakh in value, were being sold in cash without TCS.

Whether the amount of liabilities taken over in case of slump purchase are to be considered for reaching at the amount of assets taken over for the value of purchase consideration ?

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The Seller shall transfer to the Buyer all the rights, interest and benefits that the Seller has in the Leased Assets at closing to and in favour of the Buyer on the same terms and conditions as enjoyed by the Seller in respect of such Leased Assets and shall be responsible to get all requisite paper work/ documentation executed by the concerned Lessor/s so as to perfect the title of the Buyer as lessee of such Leased Assets at closing”

Whether assessee consequent upon a scheme of demerger eligible for writing of bad debts related to earlier years before the take over from holding company?

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The assessee company consequent upon a scheme of demerger as per the provisions of The Companies Act took over entire business (web portal) owned by the holding company. The assessee has written off the bad debts related to the previous years before the takeover of the business from the holding company.

Balance needs to be maintained between the principle of consistency and the rule of res judicata

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The contention of the assessee that the authorities cannot go beyond the overall profit of the group of AEs in determining the ALP of the international transaction is also not acceptable because it will constitute a new method/ yardstick for determining the ALP. The transfer pricing adjustments made in India may result in the overall profit earned by all the AEs taken as one unit being breached.

Reopening not valid if reasons silent on quantum of escaped tax

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For the reasons given above, we find sufficient force in the argument of the learned counsel for the petitioner that on the basis of the reasons recorded by the Assessing Officer, the initiation of the reassessment proceedings relevant to the Assessment Year 2000-2001 by means of the notice dated 23.3.2007 after more than four years is clearly barred by time.

Payment made for violation of byelaws of stock exchange is allowable expense

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Ground No.2 is on the issue of penalty levied by the Stock Exchange. The claim is an amount of Rs. 1,15,663/- on account of payment made to the stock exchange for violation of byelaws of the Stock Exchange. Assessee submitted that the Stock Exchanges are not statutory authorities and therefore, violation of their byelaws could not be considered as violation of law and is only a breach of contractual obligation and therefore, claim is allowable as a deduction. AO however, was of the opinion that the penalty paid violates the provisions of section 37(1) and therefore, the same cannot be allowed as business deduction. The CIT (A) allowed the amount stating that the Stock Exchanges are not government or semi-government bodies and the payments are only for technical violation of regulations which cannot be considered as payment prohibited by law or in connection with an offence. The Revenue is aggrieved by this.

WDV has to be arrived at only after reducing depreciation actually allowed

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The Hon’ble Supreme Court in Mahendra Mills (supra) has laid down that the assessee is entitled to exercise his option even through the filing of revised return and that option cannot be denied to him nor can depreciation be thrust on the assessee against his willingness.

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