"16 March 2020" Archive - Page 5

New Section 80JJAA Deduction for Salaries paid to New Employees

The Government of India, to promote employment generation activities, had introduced Section 80JJAA under Chp. VIA of Income Tax Act, 1961 which allows for deduction in respect of employment of new employees. Section 80JJAA enables an employer to enjoy tax sops or you can say – cashback for payment of salaries to new employees employed ...

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Issue Polite reminders for filing of GSTR-3B- CBIC Chairman

D.O.No.06/CH(IC)/2020 (16/03/2020)

M. Ajit Kumar, Chairman Of  CBIC has said that With due dates for filing of GSTR-3B fast approaching, I am sure that those of you on the GST side, would be in touch with the tax payers. Polite reminders would help their timely contribution to nation building by enabling the government to achieve its fiscal […]...

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Draft Guidance Note on Companies (Auditor’s Report) Order, 2020

The Ministry of Corporate Affairs has issued the Companies (Auditor’s Report) Order, 2020 (CARO 2020) on 25th February 2020 which is applicable for audits of financial statements for the financial years beginning on or after 1st April, 2019. We hereby inform you that the Auditing and Assurance Standards Board of ICAI is in the process [...

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39th GST Council Meeting: E-invoicing, GSTR 9 & 9C, New Return

Recently, The GST Council in its 39th GST Council Meeting took the following decisions relating to changes in GST rates on supply of goods and services, law & procedures. Law & Procedure: 1. Interest for delay in payment of GST to be charged on the net cash tax liability w.e.f. 01.07.2017 (Law to be amended […]...

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Set off and carry forward of Capital Gain under Income Tax

Amidst the current economic turmoil going on globally on account of the disruption in the supply chain and economic stillness for a period, there are certain inconspicuous benefits in terms of capital gains tax under the income tax provisions which if planned well may benefit to an extent depending on the income profile and the tax bracke...

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Govt exempts foreign airlines from furnishing Form GSTR-9C

Notification No. 09/2020– Central Tax [G.S.R. 179 (E)] (16/03/2020)

Govt exempts foreign airlines from furnishing reconciliation Statement in Form GSTR-9C if they  have complied with the sub-rule (2) of rule 4 of the Companies (Registration of Foreign Companies) Rules, 2014 vide Notification No. 09/2020– Central Tax dated-16th March, 2020. Exemption from furnishing GSTR-9C:– The said persons shal...

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GST impact on sale of old and used motor vehicle

Brief Background GST on sale of old /used vehicles were taxed at the same rate as applicable on new vehicles which was 28% + applicable cess levied vide notification No 1/2017-Central Tax (Rate) dated 28.06.2017 and due to this, effective tax on sale of old vehicles was upto 43%. This higher rate of tax was […]...

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Income Tax on Land or Building or both in certain cases

Taxation of land or building or both under income tax act, 1961 certain issues- 1) Normally, there are two types of transaction that prevailed in the transfer of land or building or both. One is transfer made for some consideration and other is without consideration which is generally termed as gift of assets. 2) Firstly, […]...

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Summary of 39th GST Council Meeting Decisions

Summary of 39th GST Council Meeting Decisions taken on 14th March 2020 1. Related to Interest Liability: – Interest to be charged on Net Cash Liability (retrospective amendment from 01.07.2017) Earlier the department had issued Lacs of Notices involving the Penal Interest running in thousands of crores demanding Interest on Gross Am...

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Are we ready to ‘Operate from Home’ in the wake of Coronavirus?

With the wake of Coronavirus, there has been a huge disruption in daily operations. From schools to workplaces, malls to weekend getaways, things have been impacted. This article is an attempt to address the operational challenges for business owners, board of directors, employers, IT Departments, auditors, employees, parents and millenni...

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