Income Tax

Income Tax on dividend received from company WEF 01.04.2020

Up to Assessment Year 2020-21, if a shareholder gets dividend from a domestic company then he shall not be liable to pay any tax on such dividend as it is exempt from tax under section 10(34) of the Act. However, in such cases, the domestic company is liable to pay a Dividend Distribution Tax (DDT) […]...

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What Taxes shall you pay for Financial Year 2019-2020 – A complete tax guide for income tax computation

What Taxes shall you pay for Financial Year 2019-2020 – A complete tax guide for income tax computation In India, every year, the Finance Minister announces an annual Union Budget for the up-coming financial year. According to Article 112 of the Indian Constitution, the Union Budget of a year (referred to as the annual financial [&h...

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Income Tax Advance Ruling Provisions

A resident taxpayer may have some taxation issues in respect of a transaction which has been undertaken or proposed to be undertaken with a non-resident. Similarly, a non-­resident may have some taxation issues in respect of transaction which has been undertaken or proposed to be undertaken by him in India....

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Rectification of Mistake under Section 154 of Income Act, 1961

Article discusses about Order which can be rectified under section 154 of Income Tax Act, 1961, Rectification of Income Tax order which is subject to appeal or revision, Initiation of rectification by whom, Time-limit for rectification, The procedure to be followed for making an application for rectification, etc....

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All about Appeal to Income Tax Appellate Tribunal (ITAT)

rticle discusses about Appealable orders in case of appeal by the taxpayer, Appealable orders in case of appeal by the Commissioner, Appeal not to be filed by the department in certain cases, Time- limit for presenting appeal, Form and signature, Memorandum of cross objection, Documents to be submitted with appeal, Fees for filing the app...

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Atma Nirbhar Bharat- Part-5: Government Reforms and Enablers

Presentation of details of 5th Tranche announced by Union Finance & Corporate Affairs Minister Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman under Aatmanirbhar Bharat Abhiyaan to support Indian economy in fight against COVID-19...

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Merger control for IRPs: Do acquisitions of distressed firms warrant competition scrutiny?

This paper examines the proposal to use green channelling to give automatic approval to Insolvency Resolution Plans (IRP) that meet merger thresholds of the Competition Commission of India (CCI)....

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Income Tax Reliefs announced by FM on 13th May 2020

In view of spread of Novel Corona Virus (COVID-19) and challenges faced by taxpayers in meeting the compliance requirements under various provisions of income tax act the following measures have been taken by the Govt. Tax related measures announced by FM on 13th May 2020 1. Reduction in Rates of Tax Deduction at Source (TDS) […]...

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Reduced TDS / TCS Rate Chart for FY 2020-21 Pre & Post 14th May 2020

Reduction in rate of Tax Deduction at Source (TDS) & Tax Collection at Source (TCS) In order to provide more funds at the disposal of the taxpayers for dealing with the economic situation arising out of COVID-19 pandemic, the rates of Tax Deduction at Source (TDS) for  the following non-salaried specified payments made to residents [...

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Circular in Respect of Residential Status for AY 2020-21

Income Tax Circular No. 11 of 2020 Dated  May 8, 2020 in Respect of Residential Status for Assessment Year (AY) 2020-21 Section 6 of the Income Tax Act deals with the Residential Status. An individual is said to be resident in India in any previous year, if he (a) is in India in previous year […]...

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Assessment without Section 143(2) notice is not justified in law 

ITO Vs Satish Singh Bhati (ITAT Delhi) - The issue under consideration is whether CIT(A) is correct by annulling the assessment order on the ground that no notice under section 143(2) was issued before the completion of assessment?...

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Assessee eligible for TDS deducted on Income collected on behalf of Govt.

Council of Handicrafts Development Corporation Vs ITO (ITAT Delhi) - The issue under consideration is whether A.O. is correct in denial of credit of TDS on rental income collected by the appellant under an agreement on behalf of Government?...

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GST Fraud Case: HC denies Bail, considering SC Order in case of Co-Accused

Rajesh Arora Vs Union of India (Rajasthan High Court) - Rajesh Arora Vs Union of India (Rajasthan High Court) Petitioner has filed this petition under Section 439 Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 seeking regular bail in F.I.R. No. 15/2018 registered at Directorate General of Goods and Services Tax Intelligence Zonal Unit, Jaipur for offences under Sectio...

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Students Contribution for Building Development Fund is capital receipt

Vidya Bharati Society for Education & Scientific Advancement Vs ACIT (ITAT Kolkata) - Vidya Bharati Society for Education & Scientific Advancement Vs ACIT (ITAT Kolkata) Merely because the contributions from students were collected under the nomenclature of development fee cannot ipso facto lead to conclusion that it cannot be considered to be corpus contribution. It is true that...

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Coercive steps shall be kept in abeyance until rectification orders are passed

Manambur Service Co-Operative Bank Limited Vs ITOr (Kerala High Court) - Manambur Service Co-Operative Bank Limited Vs ITO (Kerala High Court) HC states that the rectification applications will be taken up for consideration by respondent without much delay, and affording reasonable opportunity of being heard to the petitioner through authorised representative/counsel, if...

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Tax Refunds amounting to Rs. 26242 crore issued since 1st April 2020

Release ID: 1626051 - (22/05/2020) - Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) has issued tax refunds worth Rs. 26,242 crore to 16,84,298 assessees since 1st April, 2020 to 21st May, 2020. Income Tax refunds amounting to Rs. 14,632 crore have been issued to 15,81,906 assessees and corporate tax refunds amounting to Rs. 11,610 crore have bee...

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Section 10(46) exemption to Kerala Cooperative Development and Welfare Fund Board

Notification No. 26/2020-Income Tax [S.O. 1563(E)] - (21/05/2020) - Notification No. 26/2020- Central Government notifies ‘Kerala Cooperative Development and Welfare Fund Board’, Trivandrum (PAN AACTT3875A), a Board constituted by the Government of Kerala, in respect of the specified income arising to that board under section 10(46) of Income Tax Act, 1961. MINI...

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Section 269SU not applicable to specified person having only B2B transactions

Circular No. 12/2020-Income Tax - (20/05/2020) - It is hereby clarified that the provisions of section 269SU of the Act shall not he applicable to a specified person having only B2B transactions (i.e. no transaction with retail customer/consumer) if at least 95% of aggregate of all amounts received during the previous year, including amount receiv...

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CBDT issues important directives on Safe Harbour Rules

Notification No. 25/2020-Income Tax/G.S.R. 304(E) - (20/05/2020) - The CBDT has issued Notification No. 25 of 2020 dated 20 May 2020, wherein it has notified the year of applicability of the ‘Safe Harbour Rules for International Transactions’ (SHR) for Assessment Year (AY) 2020-21, as the existing rules were applicable only up to AY 2019-20. The said no...

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Relief measures announced by FM on 13th May 2020

Release ID: 1623601 - (13/05/2020) - Ministry of Finance Finance Minister announce measures for relief and credit support related to businesses, especially MSMEs to support Indian Economy’s fight against COVID-19 Posted On: 13 MAY 2020 Rs 3 lakh crore Emergency Working Capital Facility for Businesses, including MSMEs Rs 20,000 crore ...

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Income Tax on dividend received from company WEF 01.04.2020

Up to Assessment Year 2020-21, if a shareholder gets dividend from a domestic company then he shall not be liable to pay any tax on such dividend as it is exempt from tax under section 10(34) of the Act. However, in such cases, the domestic company is liable to pay a Dividend Distribution Tax (DDT) […]...

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Assessment without Section 143(2) notice is not justified in law 

ITO Vs Satish Singh Bhati (ITAT Delhi)

The issue under consideration is whether CIT(A) is correct by annulling the assessment order on the ground that no notice under section 143(2) was issued before the completion of assessment?...

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Assessee eligible for TDS deducted on Income collected on behalf of Govt.

Council of Handicrafts Development Corporation Vs ITO (ITAT Delhi)

The issue under consideration is whether A.O. is correct in denial of credit of TDS on rental income collected by the appellant under an agreement on behalf of Government?...

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What Taxes shall you pay for Financial Year 2019-2020 – A complete tax guide for income tax computation

What Taxes shall you pay for Financial Year 2019-2020 – A complete tax guide for income tax computation In India, every year, the Finance Minister announces an annual Union Budget for the up-coming financial year. According to Article 112 of the Indian Constitution, the Union Budget of a year (referred to as the annual financial [&h...

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Posted Under: Income Tax |

Income Tax Advance Ruling Provisions

A resident taxpayer may have some taxation issues in respect of a transaction which has been undertaken or proposed to be undertaken with a non-resident. Similarly, a non-­resident may have some taxation issues in respect of transaction which has been undertaken or proposed to be undertaken by him in India....

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Posted Under: Income Tax |

Rectification of Mistake under Section 154 of Income Act, 1961

Article discusses about Order which can be rectified under section 154 of Income Tax Act, 1961, Rectification of Income Tax order which is subject to appeal or revision, Initiation of rectification by whom, Time-limit for rectification, The procedure to be followed for making an application for rectification, etc....

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All about Appeal to Income Tax Appellate Tribunal (ITAT)

rticle discusses about Appealable orders in case of appeal by the taxpayer, Appealable orders in case of appeal by the Commissioner, Appeal not to be filed by the department in certain cases, Time- limit for presenting appeal, Form and signature, Memorandum of cross objection, Documents to be submitted with appeal, Fees for filing the app...

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Filing belated Return of Income u/s 139(4) Vs. Prosecution U/s 276CC

In practice in spite of reminders, many of our clients do not file Return of Income within the time specified u/s 139 (1) or before the end of relevant assessment year. Provisions of section 139(4) allow to file Return of Income, before the expiry of the relevant assessment year. Considering the provisions of section 139(1)/139(4), [&hell...

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Withdrawal from Provident Fund before Completion of 5 years taxable?

Withdrawal of Provident Fund may attract Income Tax. The Income Tax Department recently told EPFO (Employees Provident Fund Organisation) to deduct Tax (TDS) from the withdrawal amount, if the withdrawal happened before completing five years of subscription. Tax officials have cited a rule in the 1961 Income-Tax Act that taxes PF withdraw...

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TDS on Rent under section 194I of Income Tax Act, 1961

All you need to know about TDS on Rent under section 194I of Income Tax Act, 1961. What is rent according to the section 194-I and the time limit within which tax is to be deposited?...

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