Income Tax

Increased threshold for tax litigation – A relief to taxpayer and to overburdened judiciary

A big question before the Government – How to reduce the overburdened judiciary. A tax issue may take 5 to 7 years to settle at ITAT level and another 5 to 7 years, if matter moves to courts....

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Calculation of Marginal Relief in case of Individuals

Marginal Relief given to the assessee whose total income exceeds Rs. 50,00,000/- or Rs. 1,00,00,000/- as the case may be. So, a minor increase in income which exceed the specified limit and increase the tax liability to a huge extent. Relief: Marginal relief is provided to ensure that the additional income tax payable including surcharge ...

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Most Important task – Filling of Income Tax Return

Filling of Income Tax return on due date is one of the important task of each individual falling criteria in filling of income tax return. This is duty of every citizen as responsible citizen to file return within due date, as Direct tax is one of important source of revenue collection of Govt, base on this govt get data on collecti...

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Section 234F Fee for delayed Furnishing of Income Tax Return– When Leviable & When Not

According to the Section 234F of the Income Tax Act a fee for non filing (or late filing) of the Income Tax Return within due date prescribed under section 139(1) of the Act is leviable. The same is leviable in respect of the I T returns for the Assessment Year 2018-19 and onwards....

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Clubbing Provisions of Income of Minor

Nowadays, it is observed that a lot of young talented kids are being hired in different fields like acting, singing, choreographing, etc., and they are paid handsome amount for their skill and talent. The question arises is whether the income earned by these children are taxable and if yes, in whose hands, will it be taxable....

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Implement workable reverse charge mechanism in Phases: ICAI

ICAI has submitted that the provisions for levy of taxes under the reverse charge mechanism applicable to a registered person, effecting an inward supply from an unregistered person, can be implemented in a phased manner and it also suggested that GST Council / Government may consider amending the law and enhance the knowledge of stakehol...

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Small Taxpayers- Avail benefits of Presumptive Taxation Scheme- CBDT

Small Taxpayers (Businesses&Professionals) should file their return on or before 31st july 2018 (Due date for filing Income Tax Return for A.Y. 2018-19). File Early Beat The Rush...

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Key Features of New TDS / TCS Return Preparation / File Validation Utility

Key Features — Return Preparation Utility (RPU) version 2.3 ♥ A new column for ‘Deduction under Section 16 (ia)’ is added under Annexure II (i.e. Salary details) for Form 24Q-Q4 The above referred deduction is applicable for Regular and Correction statements for Form 24Q-Q4. Deduction under Section 16 (ia) will be applicab...

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Govt Servant requested to File Income Tax Returns within Due Date

As you might be aware, every person who is having income more than Rs.2,50,000 Is bound to file his/her return income. This includes the Government Servants also. However, the data of returns filed Indicate that more than 50% of the Government Servants at Chennal are not filing their Income tax returns. I hope, you will agree that as gove...

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Individuals can Now apply for PAN online with digital signature

With effect from September 6, 2015, facility for digital signature certificate (DSC) based PAN application has been enabled in New PAN Form 49A for Individuals. Guideline for DSC based Online Application for New PAN Card in Form 49AA (a) An applicant will fill Form 49AA online and submit the form. Non-citizens of India should only [&helli...

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Lease Rent for Car taken on finance lease allowed in income computation

Philips Electronics India Ltd. Vs ACIT (ITAT Kolkata) - Recently in, Phillips India Ltd. vs. ACIT, ITAT Kolkata held that Deduction of lease rentals paid towards cars taken on finance lease allowed while computing income ...

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No TDS U/s. 194H on discount on sale of prepaid starter kits/sim cards to distributors

DCIT Vs M/s Tata Tele Services (Mah) (ITAT Mumbai) - As the sale of starter kits/sim cards is purely a purchase/sale transaction on principal-to-principal basis and there is no relationship of agency, hence no obligation was cast upon the assessee to have deducted tax at source under Sec. 194H in respect of the discounts given to the distributors on t...

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Exemptions u/s 11(1)(d) cannot be denied for mere non claim in ITR

ITO (Exemptions) Vs M/s. Syndicate Rural Development Trust (ITAT Bangalore) - ITO (Exemptions) Vs M/s. Syndicate Rural Development Trust (ITAT Bangalore) Appellant is a trust registered under section 12AA and filed its return of income on 29.09.2014 declaring a Nil income. During the year, appellant received Rs.50.00 lakh from National Institute of Rural Development, Governme...

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No Addition merely on the Basis of Statements recorded U/s. 133A

Shri Ashok Vani Vs ITO (ITAT Indore) - That, the learned CIT(A) grossly erred, both on facts and in law, in confirming the addition of 77,845/- made by the AO in the appellant's income on allegation of unexplained cash, solely on the basis of statement of the appellant recorded during the course of survey u/s. 133A of the Act, without co...

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Section 14A will not apply if no exempt income

McDonald's India Pvt. Ltd. Vs Addl. CIT (ITAT Delhi) - McDonald's India case: Section 14A of the Income-tax Act, 1961 will not apply if no exempt income has been received or receivable during the previous year in question...

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Achievement of objectives and goals specified in Central Action Plan, 2018-19

F. No. 380/02/2018-IT (B) - (18/07/2018) - The Board has today issued the Central Action Plan for 2018-19 and the same has been placed on the website. The Action Plan document lays down the deliverables, action points and time-lines in respect of Key Result Areas of the Department for the current year....

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Mutual Agreement between India & Qatar via exchange of letters notified

Notification No. 32/2018-Income Tax - (17/07/2018) - S.O. 3468(E).— Whereas, the Agreement between the Government of the Republic of India and the Government of the State of Qatar for the avoidance of double taxation and the prevention of fiscal evasion with respect to taxes on income (hereinafter referred to as the “DTAA” )was signed on the 7th...

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Withdraw appeals consequent to CBDT Circular No. 3/2018

F.No.279/Misc.M-73/2018-ITJ - (16/07/2018) - CBDT has issued Circular No. 3/2018 dated 11.07.2018 enhancing the monetary limits for filing SLPs/appeals before Supreme Court, High Courts and ITAT. Consequently, SLPs/appeals pending before these fora which are covered by the said Circular are required to be withdrawn/not pressed on priority so t...

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CBDT amends Income Tax Advance ruling Forms

Notification No. 31/2018-Income Tax - (13/07/2018) - Income-tax (7th Amendment) Rules, 2018- CBDT seeks unique number for identification of non-resident- CBDT amends Forms for advance ruling -Notification No. 31/2018-Income Tax Dated 13th July, 2018 MINISTRY OF FINANCE (Department of Revenue) (CENTRAL BOARD OF DIRECT TAXES) Notification No. 31/2018-In...

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Draft Income Tax Rules relating to Significant Economic Presence

F. No. 370142/11/2018-TPL - (13/07/2018) - Framing of Income-tax rules relating to Significant Economic Presence as per Section 9(1)(i) of the Income-tax Act, 1961, Comments and suggestions ...

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Recent Posts in "Income Tax"

Increased threshold for tax litigation – A relief to taxpayer and to overburdened judiciary

A big question before the Government – How to reduce the overburdened judiciary. A tax issue may take 5 to 7 years to settle at ITAT level and another 5 to 7 years, if matter moves to courts....

Read More
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Calculation of Marginal Relief in case of Individuals

Marginal Relief given to the assessee whose total income exceeds Rs. 50,00,000/- or Rs. 1,00,00,000/- as the case may be. So, a minor increase in income which exceed the specified limit and increase the tax liability to a huge extent. Relief: Marginal relief is provided to ensure that the additional income tax payable including surcharge ...

Read More
Posted Under: Income Tax |

Most Important task – Filling of Income Tax Return

Filling of Income Tax return on due date is one of the important task of each individual falling criteria in filling of income tax return. This is duty of every citizen as responsible citizen to file return within due date, as Direct tax is one of important source of revenue collection of Govt, base on this govt get data on collecti...

Read More
Posted Under: Income Tax |

Section 234F Fee for delayed Furnishing of Income Tax Return– When Leviable & When Not

According to the Section 234F of the Income Tax Act a fee for non filing (or late filing) of the Income Tax Return within due date prescribed under section 139(1) of the Act is leviable. The same is leviable in respect of the I T returns for the Assessment Year 2018-19 and onwards....

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Clubbing Provisions of Income of Minor

Nowadays, it is observed that a lot of young talented kids are being hired in different fields like acting, singing, choreographing, etc., and they are paid handsome amount for their skill and talent. The question arises is whether the income earned by these children are taxable and if yes, in whose hands, will it be taxable....

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Extend due date of ITR to 30.09.2018 & 30.11.2018 respectively

Central Gujarat Chamber of Tax Consultants has submitted a letter to Hon’ Finance Minister of India on 19th July 2018 requesting Extension of Due Date in respect of filing ITR by to 2 Months i.e. 30.09.2018 and 30.11.2018 respectively. Earlier a letter was also written by  Karnataka State Chartered Accountants Association to Extend Inc...

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Why & for whom Income Tax return Filing before 31st July is mandatory?

Arjuna (Fictional Character): Krishna, 31st July 2014 is near and many taxpayers are hurrying up for filing income tax returns. What are the points to be considered before filing income tax returns?...

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Who is required to file ITR

Based on my conversation with my friends who are salaried I gather the impression that majority of the employees are under the impression that they are not required to file any ITR if appropriate income tax has been deducted from their salaries. Most of them take deduction of tax at source as filing of the ITR by the employer....

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Interest on Tax Payable u/s 234A, 234B, 234C

Discipline in Income tax return is very important. Failing which, you will be liable to file additional penalties on the amount due. However, there are plenty of issues that can result in failure of tax deposits. These issues can be related to individuals or companies. For companies, it can occur due to failure to deposit advance tax or p...

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TDS – Rate Chart, Provisions, Penalty, Return Due Date

Tax Deducted at Source (TDS) is one of the modes of collecting income tax in India at the very source of income, governed under the Indian Income Tax Act of 1961. It is controlled by the Central Board for Direct Taxes (CBDT) and is part of the Department of Revenue in-charge of Indian Revenue Service (IRS)....

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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.

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