"18 April 2017" Archive

GST: E-Way Bill & other Documents to be carried by a carrier of goods

Where the physical verification of goods being transported on any conveyance has been done during transit at one place within the State or in any other State, no further physical verification of the said conveyance shall be carried out again in the State, unless specific information relating to evasion of tax is made available subsequentl...

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SMART Way To Achieve Financial Goals

Where will you be FINANCIALLY five years from today? The financial secret of moving from where you are and where you want to be? Would you like to know the financial secret behind moving from where you are and where you want to be?...

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GST: Lots of ground to be covered before implementation

Any hurry in implementing the GST, without giving proper time to the trade and industry, would result in lot of litigation and chaos. Some of the issues which are not yet settled in the Acts, draft rules are listed hereunder, which hamper the preparation at the end of taxable person and implementation of GST from 01.07.2017 would be diffi...

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Comparison of definition of Related Party as per AS -18 and IND -AS 24

Several entities will be required to comply with Indian Accounting Standards (IND-AS) w.e.f. 1st April, 2017 with the comparatives for the periods ending on 31st March, 2017, or thereafter....

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History & Evolution of Income Tax Act in India

In India, the system of direct taxation as it is known today has been in force in one form or another even from ancient times. In this article, we are discussing how the Income Tax evolved over the time in India....

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Sec. 68 Mere Establishing Identity of Creditors is not sufficient

Sunil Thomas Vs Income Tax Officer (Kerala High Court)

It, therefore, further logically follows that the creditor's creditworthiness has to be judged vis-a-vis the transactions, which have taken place between the Assessee and the creditor, and it is not the business of the Assessee to find out the source of money of his creditor or of the genuineness of the transactions, which took between th...

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Understatement of income cannot be assumed merely for shockingly low income

Rajendra Goud Chepur Vs ITO (AP & T High Court)

Without any concrete facts, reopening cannot be ordered merely on the presumption that the returned income is very shockingly lower than the total gross receipts....

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TDS cannot be adjusted against Payment made under VDIS

Earnest Business Services Pvt. Ltd. Vs The Commissioner of Income Tax (Bombay high Court)

This Petition under Article 226 of the Constitution of India challenges a communication dated 18th March, 1998 of the Commissioner of Income Tax, Mumbai City­ III and the Circular dated 25th July, 1997 of the Central Board of Direct Tax (CBDT). ...

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Delhi HC Clarifies Limitation period for Appeal filing by Revenue

Pr. Commissioner of Income Tax-4 Vs Gulbarga Associates (p) Ltd. (Delhi High Court)

The central question that arises for consideration before this Bench is whether the words “the Principal Chief Commissioner or Chief Commissioner or Principal Commissioner” in Section 260A (2) (a) of the Income Tax Act, 1961 (‘Act’) mean only the ‘jurisdictional’ Principal or Chief Commissioner of Incom...

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Bogus Purchases: GP estimate should be fair, honest and rational

M/s Ratnagiri Stainless Pvt. Ltd. Vs Income Tax Of f icer 5(3) (1) , (ITAT Mumbai)

GP ratio needs to be estimated which definitely involved some estimation/guess work but the said estimation/guess work should be fair, honest and rational keeping in view factual matrix of the case and cannot be arbitrarily applied at the discretion of authorities. ...

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