"04 October 2018" Archive - Page 3

Service Tax on long term lease of 99 years of Commercial Properties

Rajasthan Housing Board Vs CCE (CESTAT Delhi)

Other plea of the appellant that the allotment of land by the appellant to various persons is on long term lease basis - the leases of 90 years, which amount to transfer of ownership and such leases are outside the purview of Section 65(105)(zzzz)...

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CBI Arrests an Income Tax Inspector in A Bribery case of Rs. 10 Lakh

Central Bureau of Investigation has arrested an Income Tax Inspector, working in the office of Joint Commissioner, Income Tax, Range-III, Lucknow and a private person in a bribery case of Rs. 10 lakh....

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Whether Section 269ST also applies To Capital Contribution To / Withdrawals From Firm By Partner

Whether the provisions of Section 269ST are also applicable on transactions between the firm and its partners? In this article an attempt has been made to discuss various aspects of this issue....

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Rate of Interest on Various Provident Fund Schemes WEF 01.10.2018

F.NO. 5(1)-B(PD)/2018 (04/10/2018)

It is announced for general information that during the year 2018-2019, accumulations at the credit of subscribers to the General Provident Fund and other similar funds shall carry interest at the rate of 8% (Eight percent) w.e.f. 1st October, 2018 to 31st December, 2018. ...

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Tax Audit Due Date Extension: Writ in Kerala High Court Against Levy of Interest U/s. 234A

Association Of Tax Practitioners & Hindu Economic Forum Vs. UOI (Kerala High Court)

In the case of Association Of Tax Practitioners & Hindu Economic Forum Vs. UOI filed with Kerala High Court it was argued that once an assessee is allowed to submit returns upto 15.10.2018, the department cannot demand interest under section 234A for the extended period. Hon'ble high court posted these writ petitions for further consid...

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GST on One time Concession fees on property given on long term lease

In re M/s Goa Tourism Development Corporation Ltd. (GST AAR Goa)

In re M/s Goa Tourism Development Corporation Ltd. (GST AAR Goa) Whether GST is applicable on One Time Concession Fees Charged by M/s Goa Tourism Development Corporation Ltd. in respect of their property for a long term lease of 60 years? From the statute of the provisions of section 142(10) ibid it can be easily […]...

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Exposure Draft Accounting Standard (AS) 38 Intangible Assets

The objective of Exposure Draft Accounting Standard (AS) 38 Intangible Assets is to prescribe the accounting treatment for intangible assets that are not dealt with specifically in another Standard. This Standard requires an entity to recognise an intangible asset if, and only if, specified criteria are met....

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GST (Compensation To States) Act, 2017 is Constitutionally Valid: SC

Union of India Vs Mohit Mineral Pvt. Ltd. (Supreme Court of India)

Union of India Vs Mohit Mineral Pvt. Ltd. (Supreme Court of India) (1) Whether the Compensation to States Act, 2017 is beyond the legislative competence of Parliament? Ans. 1 -The Compensation to States Act, 2017 is not beyond the legislative competence of the Parliament. (2) Whether Compensation to States Act, 2017 violates Constitution ...

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TDS under GST- An end to a yearlong wait!!!

After going through lot of ups & downs, twists & turns, government has finally notified the TDS provisions under GST w.e.f 01-10-2018. Let us discuss in a simple yet comprehensive manner, everything about TDS in GST....

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Impact of sec 145A on baking sector, no less than a surgical strike ? 

The author Discusses the impact of newly inserted section 145A on the banking sector. In case of those banks treating their securities as stock in trade and thereby booking less loss as per RBI and more loss for income tax purposes, it is no less than a surgical strike. ...

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