Income Tax

Taxation of shares & other securities under Income Tax Act, 1961

Taxing the Profit from shares are always debateable issue, however CBDT issue circular No. 06/2016 dated 29/02/2016 wherein it provides option to taxpayer that to tax profit as Business Income or Capital Gain. This circular applicable for profit from listed shares only and option once exercised assesse will not allow to change his/her sta...

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Whether amended section 115BBE of Income Tax Act applicable retrospectively or prospectively ?

Present article demonstrate the section 115BBE of Income Tax Act, 1961 which amended from time to time and the relevant case laws of the applicability of amendment prospectively. ...

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Income Tax Assessment of Private Trusts (Section 161 to 164)

Trusts have not been defined under the Income-tax Act 1961. The Dictionary meaning of ‘Trust’, in so far as it relates to the realm of law,  is ‘an arrangement’ by which property is handed over to or vested in a person, to use and dispose it off for the benefit of another person.’ Trust can […]...

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Determination of Residential status of Foreign Citizen in India as per Income Tax Act

Determination of Residential status of Foreign Citizen in India as per Income Tax Act Step 1: First of all we have to identify whether the person is Resident Indian or Non- Resident Indian: An individual shall be treated as Resident in India if he satisfies any one of the below mentioned conditions: a) If, he/she […]...

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New Tax Rates for Companies in brief

TAX RATES APPLICABLE FOR CERTAIN DOMESTIC COMPANIES (SECTION.115BAA) & FOR CERTAIN NEW MANUFACTURING COMPANIES (SECTION.115BAB) key changes to corporate tax rates in the income tax act, 1961: In Brief: > Existing domestic companies have been provided an option to pay tax at a concessional @22%, > New domestic companies set up on...

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Income Tax Department conducts searches in Tamil Nadu

The Income Tax Department has carried out searches on 28.10.2020 at 22 premises in Coimbatore, Erode, Chennai and Namakkal on a group engaged in the running of Educational Institutions and their associates, including a civil contractor. The search was carried out on the basis of information that fees collected from students were not fully...

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Join Live Online Courses on Customs, FTP & Income Tax- Limited Seats

Join Professional Development & Certification Courses on Customs & FTP and Income Tax by TaxGuru Edu – November, 2020 Batches. TaxGuru Edu, an educational wing of TaxGuru, announces Online Professional Development Courses on Customs & FTP and Income Tax to help you in learning them in a practical way. Course 1 – Profes...

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Tax Audit under Section 44AB- ICAI Checklist (Download)

Approach To Tax Audit Under Section 44AB Of The Income Tax Act, 1961 (Checklist) This document is a joint effort of the Direct Taxes Committee and the Taxation Audit Quality Review Board of ICAI. This checklist is designed to assist the members in enhancing the quality of tax audit under section 44AB of the Income […]...

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Income Tax Department conducts searches in Delhi- NCR, Haryana, Punjab, Uttarakhand & Goa

The Income tax Department has carried out a search and seizure action on 26.10.2020 on a large network of individuals running the racket of entry operation and generation of huge cash through fake billing. The search operations have been conducted on 42 premises across Delhi- NCR, Haryana, Punjab, Uttarakhand and Goa....

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Extension of Tax Audit and ITR Due dates is a welcome Move

Extension of Due Date for Tax Audit and Furnishing of Income Tax Returns for FY 2019-2020 welcomed by many organisations The Central Board of Direct Taxes has extended due dates of filing income tax returns till January 31, 2021 for taxpayers who have to get their accounts audited and those that are required to furnish […]...

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Date of initiation of search assessment has to be reckoned from date of receiving books of account

DCIT Vs Paresh K. Shah (ITAT Mumbai) - DCIT Vs Paresh K. Shah (ITAT Mumbai) Conclusion: Since the date of initiation of search u/s 132 for the purpose of an assessment u/s 153C had to be construed as the date of receiving the books of account by the AO having jurisdiction over such other person, from the A.O. of the searched person, the ...

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No Addition on Royalty for Database Access License as per Indo-Swiss Tax Treaty

IMS AG Vs DCIT (ITAT Mumbai) - The issue under consideration is whether AO is correct in making addition for royalty on account of alleged royalty taxable under section 9 (l)(vi) of the Income Tax Act, 1961 read with Article 12(3) of India Switzerland Double Taxation Avoidance Agreement (DTAA)?...

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No Addition u/s 14A for Non Consideration of  Share Application Money as Investment Yielding Exempt Income

Kumar Urban Development Ltd Vs ITO (ITAT Pune) - The issue under consideration is whether the addition made by AO u/s 14A read with rule 8D is justified in law? Respectfully following the precedent, ITAT set-aside the impugned order on this score and order to delete the disallowance....

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Section 37: Mark to Market Loss due to Foreign Exchange Allowed

Kesoram Industries Ltd. Vs DCIT (ITAT Kolkata) - The issue under consideration is whether the addition of ‘Mark to market’ Loss made by AO on account of disallowance of loss on foreign exchange forward contract loss is justified in law?...

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No Addition u/s 41(1) Merely Because Liability Outstanding for Long Period

PCIT Vs Adani Agro (P.) Ltd. (Gujarat High Court) - PCIT Vs Adani Agro (P.) Ltd. (Gujarat High Court) The issue under consideration is whether the addition made by AO under Section 41(1) of the Act on account of cessation of liability is justified in law? High Court states that, once assessee had continued to show admitted amounts as liabilities in i...

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CBT notifies Equalisation levy (Amendment) Rules, 2020 & Forms

Notification No. 87/2020 [S.O. 3865(E)] - (28/10/2020) - Payment of Equalisation levy. ─ The assessee or e-commerce operator, as the case may be, who are required to deduct and pay equalisation levy, shall pay the amount of such levy, by remitting it into the Reserve Bank of India or in any branch of the State Bank of India or of any authorised Bank acc...

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CBDT designates Court U/s. 280A of Income-tax Act, 1961

Notification No. 86/2020-Income Tax [S.O. 3854(E).] - (28/10/2020) - Central Government, in consultation with the Chief Justice of the Gauhati High Court, hereby designates the Court of Munsiff No. 3-cum-Judicial Magistrate, 1st Class, Kamrup (M), Guwahati as the Special Court for the States of Assam, Nagaland, Mizoram and Arunachal Pradesh for the purposes of the sa...

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Leather and other materials (Quality Control) Order, 2020

Notification No. S.O. 3860(E) - (27/10/2020) - (1) This Order may be called the Footwear made from Leather and other materials (Quality Control) Order, 2020. (2) It shall come into force from the dated of its publication in the Official Gazette....

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Extension of date of Filing of Accounts to Charity Commissioner in Maharashtra

Order No. 582 - (28/10/2020) - Extension of Due Date of online Filing of Audited Accounts to Charity Commissioner in State of Maharashtra for the financial year 2019-20 till 30th November 2020.  30.10.2019 Due date for online Filing of Audited Accounts for the financial year 2018-19 with the Office of the Charity Commissioner, M...

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Clarifications in respect of the Direct Tax Vivad se Vishwas Act, 2020

Circular No. 18/2020-Income Tax - (28/10/2020) - Under the existing provisions of sub-section (2) of section 5 of the Vivad se Vishwas, the declarant is required to pay the amount within a period of 15 days from the date of receipt of certificate from the designated authority....

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Taxation of shares & other securities under Income Tax Act, 1961

Taxing the Profit from shares are always debateable issue, however CBDT issue circular No. 06/2016 dated 29/02/2016 wherein it provides option to taxpayer that to tax profit as Business Income or Capital Gain. This circular applicable for profit from listed shares only and option once exercised assesse will not allow to change his/her sta...

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Whether amended section 115BBE of Income Tax Act applicable retrospectively or prospectively ?

Present article demonstrate the section 115BBE of Income Tax Act, 1961 which amended from time to time and the relevant case laws of the applicability of amendment prospectively. ...

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Posted Under: Income Tax |

Income Tax Department conducts searches in Tamil Nadu

The Income Tax Department has carried out searches on 28.10.2020 at 22 premises in Coimbatore, Erode, Chennai and Namakkal on a group engaged in the running of Educational Institutions and their associates, including a civil contractor. The search was carried out on the basis of information that fees collected from students were not fully...

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Posted Under: Income Tax |

CBT notifies Equalisation levy (Amendment) Rules, 2020 & Forms

Notification No. 87/2020 [S.O. 3865(E)] (28/10/2020)

Payment of Equalisation levy. ─ The assessee or e-commerce operator, as the case may be, who are required to deduct and pay equalisation levy, shall pay the amount of such levy, by remitting it into the Reserve Bank of India or in any branch of the State Bank of India or of any authorised Bank accompanied by an equalisation levy challan...

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CBDT designates Court U/s. 280A of Income-tax Act, 1961

Notification No. 86/2020-Income Tax [S.O. 3854(E).] (28/10/2020)

Central Government, in consultation with the Chief Justice of the Gauhati High Court, hereby designates the Court of Munsiff No. 3-cum-Judicial Magistrate, 1st Class, Kamrup (M), Guwahati as the Special Court for the States of Assam, Nagaland, Mizoram and Arunachal Pradesh for the purposes of the said sub-section....

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Income Tax Assessment of Private Trusts (Section 161 to 164)

Trusts have not been defined under the Income-tax Act 1961. The Dictionary meaning of ‘Trust’, in so far as it relates to the realm of law,  is ‘an arrangement’ by which property is handed over to or vested in a person, to use and dispose it off for the benefit of another person.’ Trust can […]...

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Determination of Residential status of Foreign Citizen in India as per Income Tax Act

Determination of Residential status of Foreign Citizen in India as per Income Tax Act Step 1: First of all we have to identify whether the person is Resident Indian or Non- Resident Indian: An individual shall be treated as Resident in India if he satisfies any one of the below mentioned conditions: a) If, he/she […]...

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Posted Under: Income Tax |

Leather and other materials (Quality Control) Order, 2020

Notification No. S.O. 3860(E) (27/10/2020)

(1) This Order may be called the Footwear made from Leather and other materials (Quality Control) Order, 2020. (2) It shall come into force from the dated of its publication in the Official Gazette....

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Join Live Online Courses on Customs, FTP & Income Tax- Limited Seats

Join Professional Development & Certification Courses on Customs & FTP and Income Tax by TaxGuru Edu – November, 2020 Batches. TaxGuru Edu, an educational wing of TaxGuru, announces Online Professional Development Courses on Customs & FTP and Income Tax to help you in learning them in a practical way. Course 1 – Profes...

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Extension of date of Filing of Accounts to Charity Commissioner in Maharashtra

Order No. 582 (28/10/2020)

Extension of Due Date of online Filing of Audited Accounts to Charity Commissioner in State of Maharashtra for the financial year 2019-20 till 30th November 2020.  30.10.2019 Due date for online Filing of Audited Accounts for the financial year 2018-19 with the Office of the Charity Commissioner, Maharashtra stands extended till 16th No...

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Latest Income Tax News

Income tax is the part of your income which you are required to pay to the Indian government for funding various infrastructural developments, pay salaries to those who are employed by the central or the state governments, etc. All the taxes which are imposed are based on law, and the law which governs provisions about taxes on income is the Income Tax Act, 1961. Income tax needs to be paid by each and every individual, Hindu Undivided Family, Association of Persons, Body of Individuals, companies, corporate firms, local authorities and every artificial juridical person generating any income based on the income tax slab rates. Income tax might seem to be a tedious tax for most us, and it has a lot to do with the fact it involves a lot of nitty-gritty and details while calculating and in paying income tax. However, if you need a clear picture about income tax which is simple and easy to understand then you are at the right place. Get all the latest news on income tax with Taxguru. We will offer you all the insight and details about all the updates and trending news on income tax. Get a comprehensive coverage of income tax-related news and regular updates on income tax circulars. At Taxguru, we give a cohesive understanding off all income tax related circulars. We keep updating all the circulars as and when issued by the income tax department. You could view online or you can download all the latest news on Income Tax and circulars free of cost. Find all the latest developments and amendments to the Income Tax Act. Get to know all the tips and tricks on how to save income tax and develop your own income tax planning work plan. We keep updating our portal regularly so that you don’t miss out on anything.

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