"24 March 2020" Archive - Page 2

Both Houses of Parliament Adjourned after Budget Session 2020

The Budget Session, 2020 of Parliament which commenced on Friday, 31st January, 2020 has been adjourned sine die today i.e. Monday, the 23rd of March 2020. In between both the Houses also adjourned for recess on Tuesday, the 11th February, 2020 to reassemble on Monday, the 2nd March, 2020 to enable Departmentally related Standing Committe...

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FM relaxes Tax & Regulatory Compliance in view of COVID-19 outbreak

Release ID: 1607942 (24/03/2020)

Extend last date for income tax returns for (FY 18-19) to 30th June, 2020. Aadhaar-PAN linking date to be extended to 30th June, 2020....

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States/UTs can Use Cess fund for Welfare of Construction Workers: Labour Ministry

In the backdrop of outbreak of COVID-19,numerous measures are being taken by the Government to give relief to workers.To support unorganized construction workers who sustain their livelihood on daily wages, an advisory  has been issued today by Shri Santosh Kumar Gangwar,...

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Transfer of intangible assets with right to carry on business is taxable as LTCG

ACITVs Feroke Boards Ltd. (ITAT Cochin)

ACIT Vs Feroke Boards Ltd. (ITAT Cochin) The first issue to be decided is whether the assets transferred by the assessee to M/s.Masonite Holdings Private Limited is a “financial asset” coming within the Explanation 1(i)(e) to section 2(42A) of the I.T.Act. The term “financial asset” has been described in Explanation 1(i)(d) to sec...

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Section 68 not applicable to Share Purchase against Issuance of Share

ITO Vs Pansu Commercial Pvt. Ltd. (ITAT Kolkata)

This is a simple case of acquiring shares of certain companies from certain shareholders without paying any cash consideration and instead the consideration was settled through issuance of shares to the respective parties. Hence, we hold that provision of section 68 of the Act are not applicable in the instant case and accordingly the ent...

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Govt prohibits export of all Sanitizers

Notification No. 53/2015-2020-DGFT / S.O. 1206(E) (24/03/2020)

The export of all Sanitizers falling under any ITCHS Code, including the ITCHS Codes mentioned above, is prohibited, with immediate effect....

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Facilitation of Clearance of Import Cargo due to delay caused by Covid-19

Public Notice No. 33/2020-JNCH (24/03/2020)

Now keeping in view the situation arising due to outbreak of Corona Virus in the country, there is likelihood of late filing of bills of entry because of difficulty in getting the related documents or difficulty in reaching the facilities from where the filing can be done on ICEGATE....

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Time limit stipulated under Rule 117 is not ultra vires of GST Act: Bombay HC

NELCO Ltd. Vs Union of India (Bombay High Court)

Time limit stipulated under Rule 117 of the Rules is not ultra vires of the Act. This Rule is traceable to the power conferred under section 164(2) of the Act. The time limit stipulated in Rule 117 is in consonance with the transitional nature of the enactment, and it is neither arbitrary nor unreasonable....

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Unregistered JDA not falls under section 53A & consequently section 2(47)(v) not apply

PCIT Vs Chuni Lal Bhagat (Punjab & Haryana High Court)

Where no possession had been given by the transferor to the transferee of the entire land in part performance of JDA so as to fall within the domain of section 53A and in absence of registration of JDA, although executed afterwards, the agreement did not fall under section 53A and consequently section 2(47)(v) did not apply and no further...

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20 Trillion USD Lawsuit filed against China for creating & releasing Covid-19

Buzz Photos Vs The People’s Republic Of China (United States District Court)

According to a class action lawsuit filed in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas by ‘ Buzz Photos’ on Tuesday, China should pay up at least $20 trillion dollars whether it intentionally or unintentionally caused the global COVID-19 pandemic. Text of the Class suit filed is as follows:- Buzz Photos Vs [&h...

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