"April, 2019" Archive

CBDT to share ITR Data with GSTN

F. No. 225/105/2019/ITA.II (30/04/2019)

CBDT  hereby directs that Principal Director General of Income-tax (Systems) or Director General of Income-tax (Systems), New Delhi shall be the specified income-tax authority for furnishing information respecting  assessees to the Nodal Officer, GSTN....

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GST exemption on upfront amount payable in installments for long term lease of plots

Circular No. 101/20/2019-GST (30/04/2019)

Representations have been received by the Board seeking clarification regarding admissibility of GST exemption on the upfront amount which is determined upfront but is paid or payable in installments for long term (thirty years, or more) lease of industrial plots or plots for development of financial infrastructure under Notification 12/2...

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GST Applicability on Seed Certification Tags

Circular No. 100/19/2019-GST (30/04/2019)

The matter has been examined. It is seen that the process of seed testing and certification followed in the state of Tamil Nadu, as prescribed in the Seeds Act, 1966 and elaborated in the Manual on Seed Production and Certification, published by Centre for Indian Knowledge Systems, Chennai, involves the following steps:...

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No disallowance U/s. 14A for interest to partners as per partnership deed

M/s ASK Partners Vs ACIT (ITAT Jaipur)

M/s. ASK Partners Vs ACIT (ITAT Jaipur) The interest paid by the firm and claimed as deduction is simultaneously susceptible to tax in the hands of its respective partners in the same manner. In the same vain, the firm is merely a compendium of its partners and its partners do not have separate legal personalities under […]...

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No Tax on Amount received by a partner on his retirement from firm

Pr. CIT Vs Smt. Hemlata S Shetty (Bombay High Court)

Pr. CIT Vs Smt. Hemlata S Shetty (Bombay High Court) Amount received by a partner on his retirement and the partnership firm is not subjected to tax in the retiring partner’s hands in view of Section 45(4) of the Act. The liability, if any, to pay the tax is on the partnership firm in view […]...

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Employees Benefits provisions allowable in book profit computation

Mercury Car Rentals Pvt. Ltd. Vs DCIT (ITAT Kolkata)

Mercury Car Rentals Pvt. Ltd. Vs DCIT (ITAT Kolkata) It is noted that the provisions in respect of gratuity, leave encashment, ex-gratia & bonus were created on actuarial basis and had been estimated with reasonable certainty. Accordingly such provisions cannot be said to be provisions of unascertained liabilities so to add it back un...

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Fast Track Merger A Complete Guide

Fast Track Merger (Section 233)  is that Form of merger which can be carried out without complying provisions of Section 230 & Section 232 of Companies Act 2013. TYPES OF COMPANIES THAT CAN GO FOR FAST TRACK MERGERS 1. Two or more small companies, 2. Holding and its wholly owned subsidiary Company 3. Such class […]...

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Significant Beneficial Ownership (SBO)

The Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA) has amended the Significant Beneficial Ownership (SBO) rules for companies under the Companies Act, 2013 which would now help identify entities that might be controlled from outside the country, It has been titled the new amended SBO rules as Companies (Significant Beneficial Owners) Amendment Rules...

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No law barring Partners to draw Remuneration from multiple Firms

Ms. Sachi Sarees Vs ACIT (ITAT Kolkata)

Ms. Sachi Sarees Vs ACIT (ITAT Kolkata) There is no law which prohibits a person to work in more than one partnership firms and draw remuneration therefrom. All that Section 40(b) requires is that the remuneration should be paid to a working partner and there is no prohibition either in the Income-tax Act, 1961 or […]...

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New ITC Set Off Rules under 88A | Relaxation from existing draconian proviso

Brief Background of Input Tax Credit and it’s provision Input Tax Credit “Input Tax” in relation to a registered person, means the central tax, State tax, integrated tax or Union territory tax charged on any supply of goods or services or both and includes 1. the integrated goods and services tax charged on import of […]...

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