"06 May 2017" Archive

Taxpayers to be rated for GST Compliance

GST law provides for Goods and Services Tax Compliance Rating which is a new concept in India. Presently, there is no system of compliance rating under any tax laws in India. GST compliance rating is a concept which will be experimented as a legal provision for the first time in our country. Accordingly, every taxable person shall be assi...

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Payment of Tax under GST Regime

In the GST regime, for any intra-state supply, taxes to be paid are the Central GST (CGST, going into the account of the Central Government) and the State GST (SGST, going into the account of the concerned State Government). For any inter-state supply, tax to be paid is Integrated GST (IGST) which will have components of both CGST and SG...

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Transitional Provisions under GST Law

Under Section 143 of GST Law, the CENVAT or Input Tax Credit carried forward in the last return prior to GST under earlier law be available as ITC under GST. The registered taxable person shall be entitled to such credit and it will get credited to his electronic credit ledger....

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Interest on Fixed Deposits received by society from Bank is Taxable

The Gujarati Social Welfare Society Vs TITO (ITAT Hyderabad)

In assessee’s case, the bank is not even a member of the society. The nature of the transaction between the assessee and the bank would disqualify application of the principle of mutuality. Therefore, the transactions with the bank who is not even a member of the society cannot be considered as a transaction for which […]...

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Sale of Land of HUF after Death of Karta is assessable in HUF’s hand

M/s Amarchand HUF Vs The ITO (ITAT Jaipur)

What has been sold was ancestral agricultural land which belongs to the HUF and it has been brought to tax in the hands of HUF after the death of Sh. Amarchand. There is no partition of HUF and there is no finding of any partition given by the Assessing Officer u/s 171 of the Act....

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Tax Credit available on Dividend received from Company based in Oman

Pr. Commissioner of Income Tax Vs Krishak Bharati Co- operative Ltd. (Delhi High Court)

Up to the tax year 2011 dividend has been first included in the total income and thereafter deduction has been granted. The facts mentioned above clearly establish that the Assessee Society is entitled to getting credit for the deemed dividend tax by virtue of the provisions of DTAA read with Section 90 of the Income Tax Act, 1961...

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Then Deputy Commissioner of Customs Jailed and Fined

The investigation revealed that Shri K.S. Chandrasekhar while working as Deputy Commissioner of Customs, Air Cargo Complex, Nedumbassery Airport, Ernakulam entered into a criminal conspiracy with Shri Raju Mathew & Shri George Bastin, Partners of M/s Mars Cargo Agencies, Cochin and favoured M/s Mars Cargo Agencies without any public inter...

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How GST is going to affect E-Commerce businesses

Collection of Tax at Source: Every electronic commerce operator shall, collect the tax at the time of credit of any amount to the account of the supplier of goods and / or services or at the time of payment of any amount towards the supply of goods and / or services made through it....

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Understanding Composition Scheme under GST in Simplified Manner

Another important provision under GST (Goods and Service Tax) which is all set to roll out in July 1, 2017 is composition Scheme. The main aim of composition Scheme is to minimize the compliances of Startups & small and medium Enterprises (SMEs), unlike Regular dealer. ...

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Draft Airline policy on Handling of unruly & disruptive passengers

The Airlines will maintain a database of such passengers which will form a National No-fly List of unruly/disruptive passengers. Individuals identified by MHA as national security threats will also form part of the National No-Fly List. ...

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