"13 January 2020" Archive

Appointment of Revisional Authority | CGST Act, 2017 | Section 108

Notification No. 05/2020-Central Tax/G.S.R. 28(E) (13/01/2020)

CBIC authorises following as Revisional Authority under section 108 of Central Goods and Services Tax Act, 2017 vide Notification No. 05/2020-Central Tax dated 13th January, 2020- (a) the Principal Commissioner or Commissioner of Central Tax for decisions or orders passed by the Additional or Joint Commissioner of Central Tax; and (b) the...

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E-invoicing in India | Note or Presentation-Update

E-invoicing is going through the phase of evolution in India. As an upcoming reform, e-invoicing is likely to impact the suppliers (having turnover above INR 100 crore) as well as registered buyers (as they will have to ensure that they are receiving from the supplier e-invoices, if applicable). E-invoicing not only is a legal change but...

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GST Liability on Volume Sales Discount

Discount is one kind of incentive being offered by the seller to the buyer through reduction in the usual price of goods to enhance volume of business and generate profit. Tax liability has to be discharged by the seller by deducting the amount of discount from the total price of goods. There are various kinds […]...

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Key Changes in ITR Forms 1 & 4 for Assessment Year 2020-21

The Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) has notified the Income-tax Return (ITR) Forms 1 and 4 for the Assessment Year 2020-21. These ITR Forms will be applicable for filing of Income-tax return in respect of income earned during the previous year 2019-20 (between 01-04-2019 to 31-03-2020)....

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Tax Provisions for Housing Finance Companies (HFCs)

The Income Tax Act, 1961 does not contain specific provisions relating to Housing Finance Companies (HFCs). Thus, all the general provisions for computation of income shall apply to HFCs. It can also be established that as the main source of income of HFCs is interest, income will be computed under section 28 to 43 of the Income Tax Act, ...

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Unexplained Investment Under Section 69 of Income Tax Act, 1961

Section 69 does not provide any guideline about the extent and length of the discretionary power given to AO in the matter of treating the investment as income which is unexplained or unsatisfactorily explained by the investor-assessee. Therefore, Assessing Officer is expected to appreciate the reasonable explanation offered to him, the e...

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All About Speculative Business and Speculative Transactions

Article explains how Speculative Business is Distinct Business, What is speculative transaction, What shall not deemed to be speculative transactions, What is Eligible Transaction for security derivative, Recognised stock exchange for Section 43(5), Recognised association for Section 43(5), What are the Eligible Transaction for Commodity ...

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Filing of Form 15G / Form 15H – An Analysis

Various representations have been received by the CBDT seeking clarification on the issue as to whether a depositor should submit only one declaration in respect of the income each year before each person responsible for making the payment (i.e. deductor) or Form 15G/15H has to be submitted each and every time the payment is due to be rec...

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An Overview of Tax on Capital Gain

In this article author is trying to discuss certain things regarding capital gains such as how to calculate indexed cost of acquisition, indexed cost of improvement, what is the latest cost inflation index, certain important exemptions from long term capital gains, etc...

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100% Deduction in Respect of Profits from Housing Projects

Who can claim deduction under this section? Any assessee (may be an individual, HUF, firm, company or any other person) can claim deduction under this section....

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