Income Tax

Tax Higher than Income on a particular portion of income- Do you Know?

Do you know that on a particular portion of your income, the quantum of tax levied on income is higher than the quantum of such income?  No. Then let’s understand the concept of income-tax rates in India, marginal relief and the inconsistency in the provisions of the Income-tax Act, 1961 while providing the relief to […]...

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How to prepare for filing of your ITR

The season for filing income tax returns (ITR) is gathering pace as the due date of 31st July is approaching for the majority of taxpayers. Before you actually sit down to file your ITR or visit the office of your tax advisors, you need to do some ground preparation so that the information given in […]...

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Income Tax Scrutiny Notice – Know How to go about it?

Annually the Income tax department verifies the accuracy of the income tax returns filed by taxpayers by sending scrutiny notice to them. This is aimed at ensuring that the taxpayer has not understated the income or has not computed excessive loss or has not underpaid tax. Scrutiny notice received by an individual can be grouped […...

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How to do Nil reporting under FATCA/CRS

As you all are aware that filing of FATCA and CRS for calendar year 2018 is near. Due date for filing of FATCA/CRS return is May 31, 2019. Even when there is no reportable transactions under FATCA/CRS, nil return is mandatory. Government has changed the process of filing of these returns last year and introduced […]...

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e- Tutorial on Online TDS / TCS Challan Correction

Important Information on Online Correction of TDS / TCS Challan All type of corrections like Personal information , Deductee details and Challan correction can be made using Online correction functionality available from FY.2007-08 onwards depending upon the type of correction This feature is extremely useful as it is : Free of Cost :TRAC...

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e-TDS/TCS Return Preparation / File Validation Utility wef 12.05.2019

As per the Income Tax Department notification 36/2019 dated April 12 2019, the new format to furnish the Form 24Q Quarter 4 statement is applicable with effect from May 12, 2019 onwards. Please download the new version of RPU and FVU to prepare and validate the e-TDS statements. A. e-TDS/TCS Return Preparation Utility Version 2.7 [&hellip...

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ITR 1, ITR 2, ITR 3 & ITR 4 for AY 2019-20 are available for e-Filing

Excel / Jav Utility for ITR 1, ITR 2, ITR 3& ITR 4 for AY 2019-20 is available for e-Filing. Other ITRs will be available shortly. ITR 1 is For Individuals being a Resident (other than Not Ordinarily Resident) having Total Income upto Rs.50 lakhs, having Income from Salaries, One House Property, Other Sources (Interest […]...

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Income Tax Department continues search action in J&K Region

Income Tax Department conducted search and seizure operations at 5 locations in the Kashmir Valley on 25.04.2019. The searches were carried out against a group which is a monopolistic wholesale distributor of pharmaceuticals in the Kashmir Valley....

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Details of I-T search conducted in NCR on a group in Power sector

The Delhi unit of the Directorate General of Income-tax (Investigation) initiated search and seizure action on a group in NCR, Bhopal, Indore and Goa based upon credible information of large scale collection, possession and movement of unaccounted assets, a few weeks back....

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Time limits for uploading old pending appeals/disposals In ITBA

Time limits for uploading old pending appeals/disposals and current disposals made during FY 2018-19 In Appeals module of ITBA-reg. Appeals module of ITBA was rolled out in June 2015 and since then incessant efforts have been made to upload and bring all the pending appeals in the system....

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Sec. 139(5) not applies to revised return filed as per NCLT scheme

M/s. Dalmia Power Limited Vs ACIT (Madras High Court) - M/s. Dalmia Power Limited Vs ACIT (Madras High Court) a) The scheme of arrangement and amalgamation approved by the National Company Law Tribunal under Section 391 of the Companies Act gives statutory force to enable the respective petitioners to file the revised returns of income beyond the prescri...

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Section 115JB pre amendment by Finance Act, 2012 not applicable to banking, insurance & electricity cos

CIT Vs Union Bank of India (Bombay High Court) - CIT  Vs Union Bank of India (Bombay High Court) To align the Income Tax Act with the Companies Act, 1956 it was decided to amend Section 115JB to provide that the companies which are not required under Section 211 of the Companies Act, to prepare profit and loss account in accordance with Schedule ...

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Machinery rent cannot be taxed as Income from House Property for TDS deduction under wrong head

Heritage Hospitality Ltd. Vs DCIt (ITAT Hyderabad) - AO’s opinion that since TDS made u/s. 194-I, incomes are to be assessed under head ‘income from house property’ can not be accepted. Moreover, even if assessee has let out property but, when the Memorandum of Association permits the business of letting out of properties as such, the income can...

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Section 179 Freezing bank accounts of director without issuing notice is invalid

K. Chandrasekaran Vs TRO (Madras High Court) - K. Chandrasekaran Vs TRO (Madras High Court) The present impugned order is put to challenge mainly on three grounds. The first ground raised is that the petitioner was not put on notice before passing the impugned order. When such contention is specifically raised by the petitioner, it is the duty o...

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Seat of Tribunal to decide Appellate Court u/s 260A /269: Bombay HC

Pr. CIT Vs M/s. Sungard Solutions (I) Pvt Ltd (Bombay High Court) - Pr. CIT Vs M/s. Sungard Solutions (I) Pvt Ltd (Bombay High Court) Seat of the Tribunal (in which State) would decide the jurisdiction of the Court to which the appeal would lie under the Act.  In the present case, the orders were passed by the Bangalore Bench of the Tribunal (even if the assessment...

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CBDT condones delay in filing of audit report by trust/institution

Circular No. 10/2019 - (22/05/2019) - Condonation of delay in filing of Form no. 10B (audit report by trust/institution) for Assessment Years 2016-17 and 2017-18 by CBDT vide Circular No. 10/2019 dated 22nd May, 2019 subject to fulfillment of conditions prescribed by CBDT. Circular No. 10/2019 F.No.197/55/2018-ITA-1 Government of India ...

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CBDT releases draft New FORM No. 10B and rule 17B

F No 370142/6/2019-TPL - (21/05/2019) - Rule 17B of the Rules provide that said report of audit of the accounts of a trust or institution shall be in Form No. 10B. The Form No 10B besides providing the Audit Report provides for filing of Statement of particulars as Annexure....

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Transfer & Posting in the grade of Chief CIT

Office Order No. 116 of 2019 - (20/05/2019) - Office Order No. 116 of 2019 – Transfer & Posting in the grade of Chief Commissioner of Income Tax – reg. F.No.A.22011/5/2019-Ad.VI Government of India Ministry of Finance Department of Revenue Central Board of Direct Taxes New Delhi Dated 20.05.2019 Office Order No. 116 of 2019 The ...

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Fund Manager U/s. 9A(4)(b) includes AMC approved by SEBI: CBDT

Circular No. 8 - (10/05/2019) - It is hereby clarified that the phrase fund manager in Section 9A(4)(b) of the Income-tax Act includes an AMC as approved by SEBI under the SEBI (Mutual Funds) Regulations, 1996. A notification (No. 27/2019 dated 20th March 2019) has already been issued to include the Securities and Exchange Board o...

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Order No.114 of 2019 – Appointment of officers in ACIT grade

Office Order No. 114 of 2019 - (16/05/2019) - Office Order No. 114 of 2019 The President is pleased to appoint the following officers in the grade of Assistant Commissioner of Income Tax (ACIT) against the vacancy year 2014-15 in Level-IC of the Pay Matrix Rs. 56100-177500/- on regular basis with immediate effect or until further order on in-si...

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CBDT condones delay in filing of audit report by trust/institution

Circular No. 10/2019 (22/05/2019)

Condonation of delay in filing of Form no. 10B (audit report by trust/institution) for Assessment Years 2016-17 and 2017-18 by CBDT vide Circular No. 10/2019 dated 22nd May, 2019 subject to fulfillment of conditions prescribed by CBDT. Circular No. 10/2019 F.No.197/55/2018-ITA-1 Government of India Ministry of Finance Department of Revenu...

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Tax Higher than Income on a particular portion of income- Do you Know?

Do you know that on a particular portion of your income, the quantum of tax levied on income is higher than the quantum of such income?  No. Then let’s understand the concept of income-tax rates in India, marginal relief and the inconsistency in the provisions of the Income-tax Act, 1961 while providing the relief to […]...

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How to prepare for filing of your ITR

The season for filing income tax returns (ITR) is gathering pace as the due date of 31st July is approaching for the majority of taxpayers. Before you actually sit down to file your ITR or visit the office of your tax advisors, you need to do some ground preparation so that the information given in […]...

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Sec. 139(5) not applies to revised return filed as per NCLT scheme

M/s. Dalmia Power Limited Vs ACIT (Madras High Court)

M/s. Dalmia Power Limited Vs ACIT (Madras High Court) a) The scheme of arrangement and amalgamation approved by the National Company Law Tribunal under Section 391 of the Companies Act gives statutory force to enable the respective petitioners to file the revised returns of income beyond the prescribed period and Section 139(5) of the Inc...

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Section 115JB pre amendment by Finance Act, 2012 not applicable to banking, insurance & electricity cos

CIT Vs Union Bank of India (Bombay High Court)

CIT  Vs Union Bank of India (Bombay High Court) To align the Income Tax Act with the Companies Act, 1956 it was decided to amend Section 115JB to provide that the companies which are not required under Section 211 of the Companies Act, to prepare profit and loss account in accordance with Schedule VI of […]...

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Machinery rent cannot be taxed as Income from House Property for TDS deduction under wrong head

Heritage Hospitality Ltd. Vs DCIt (ITAT Hyderabad)

AO’s opinion that since TDS made u/s. 194-I, incomes are to be assessed under head ‘income from house property’ can not be accepted. Moreover, even if assessee has let out property but, when the Memorandum of Association permits the business of letting out of properties as such, the income cannot be brought to tax as ‘income from ...

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Income Tax Scrutiny Notice – Know How to go about it?

Annually the Income tax department verifies the accuracy of the income tax returns filed by taxpayers by sending scrutiny notice to them. This is aimed at ensuring that the taxpayer has not understated the income or has not computed excessive loss or has not underpaid tax. Scrutiny notice received by an individual can be grouped […...

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Section 179 Freezing bank accounts of director without issuing notice is invalid

K. Chandrasekaran Vs TRO (Madras High Court)

K. Chandrasekaran Vs TRO (Madras High Court) The present impugned order is put to challenge mainly on three grounds. The first ground raised is that the petitioner was not put on notice before passing the impugned order. When such contention is specifically raised by the petitioner, it is the duty of the respondent to place […]...

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How to do Nil reporting under FATCA/CRS

As you all are aware that filing of FATCA and CRS for calendar year 2018 is near. Due date for filing of FATCA/CRS return is May 31, 2019. Even when there is no reportable transactions under FATCA/CRS, nil return is mandatory. Government has changed the process of filing of these returns last year and introduced […]...

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Posted Under: Income Tax |

e- Tutorial on Online TDS / TCS Challan Correction

Important Information on Online Correction of TDS / TCS Challan All type of corrections like Personal information , Deductee details and Challan correction can be made using Online correction functionality available from FY.2007-08 onwards depending upon the type of correction This feature is extremely useful as it is : Free of Cost :TRAC...

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Posted Under: Income Tax |

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.