"10 July 2019" Archive

Goods and Services Tax (GST) Audit Manual 2019

Goods and Services Tax (GST) Audit Manual 2019 contains  Introduction and Legal Authority for GST Audit, Objectives and Principles of GST audit, Management of GST audit, Selection of registered persons for GST audit, GST Audit – Preparation and Verification, Preparation of GST audit report & follow up, Registered Person’s Mas...

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Validity of proposed Section 194N (TDS on Cash Withdrawal)

Validity of Section 194N (TDS on Cash Withdrawal) as Proposed by Finance Bill 2019(2) 1. A new section 194N (‘said Section’) is proposed to be inserted in the Income-tax Act, 1961 (‘the Act’) Vide Finance bill 2019. Said section provides for withholding of tax by the payer Banks, Co-opt societies and Post offices engaged in [&hell...

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Glossary of Terms & their Interpretation as Used in Annual GST Return

Glossary of Terms and their Interpretation as Used in Annual Return i.e. FORM GSTR-9 and 9C 1. FINANCIAL YEAR – The period of twelve months from 1st April to 31st March of every calendar year in which business transactions / supply of goods or services or both are performed is termed as ‘Financial Year’. 2. […]...

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E-Book on Union Budget 2019 – Analysis of Income Tax Proposals

Like every year, I am glad to present you an E-book on ‘Union Budget -2019 An Analysis of Income Tax Proposals for Layman as well Tax Practitioners’.  This e-book contains proposals of this budget and in addition to that references to relevant sections, sub-sections, clauses, sub-clauses, provisos etc. which are inserted or s...

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A Synopsis on the Indian Union Budget 2019

Union Budget 2019 : Article explains Changes Income tax slab rates for Financial Year 2019-20 (Assessment Year 2020-21), Income tax slab rates for Financial Year 2019-20 (Assessment Year 2020-21), TDS at the time of purchase of immovable property – 194IA, Mandatory furnishing of return of income by certain persons, Inter-changeability o...

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GSTR 3B is not a statutory return- Press Release dated 18.10.18 set aside

Whether the return in Form GSTR-3B is a return required to be filed under Section 39 of the CGST Act/GGST Act; Whether the aforesaid press release is valid and in consonance with Section 16(4) of the CGST Act/GGST Act only if Form GSTR-3B is a return required to be filed under Section 39 of the CGST Act/GGST Act....

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Sabka Vishwas (Legacy Dispute Resolution) Scheme 2019- Benefits, Tax Payable

–Sabka Vishwas (Legacy Dispute Resolution) Scheme 2019 is a Dispute Resolution cum Amnesty Scheme for legacy cases of Central Excise, Service Tax and Cess. –GST has just completed two years. An area that concerns me is that we have huge pending litigations from pre-GST regime. More than Rs. 3.75 lakh crore is blocked in litiga...

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Rental income earned by developer is house property Income not business income

ACIT Vs Ashapura Developers (ITAT Mumbai)

Assessee was in the business of development of real estate projects and letting of property was not the exclusive business of assessee, therefore, the rental income earned by assessee was rightly treated as income under the head ‘House Property’ instead of 'business income'....

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Rationalisations of provisions of maintenance, keeping & furnishing of info & documents

Rationalisations of provisions relating to maintenance, keeping and furnishing of information and documents by certain persons entering into an international transaction or specified domestic transaction Section 92D of the Act inter alia, provides for maintenance and keeping of information and document by persons entering into an internat...

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Compliance with notification of exemption issued U/s. 56(2)(viib)

The provisions of section 56(2)(viib) of the Act provides for charging of the consideration received for issue of shares by certain companies, where such consideration exceeds the fair market value of such shares. However, the Central Government is empowered to notify that the provisions of this section shall not be applicable to consider...

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