Income Tax

Start-Up – A Growth Engine For Economy

Start-up India is a flagship initiative, launched by government in January 2016, within the ambit of the ‘Make in India’ programme. Start-up India was brought in with the intention to build a strong eco-system for promoting innovation, improve sustainable economic growth and to generate large scale employment opportunities....

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How to avoid TDS by Bank if you’re a Senior Citizen 

According to the Income Tax Act, the tax must be deducted by a bank before payment to the customer on payments such as interest, dividend, etc. However, in case amount of TDS (Tax deducted at Source) deducted by a bank on interest exceeds the income tax payable by such assessee, then such assessee is eligible […]...

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Key additional Disclosures in ITR-6 for A.Y. 2019-20

The Income Tax Return – 6 is to be filed by Companies other than companies claiming exemption under Section 11 of The Income Tax Act, 1961. A Company is mandatorily required to file the return of income irrespective of whether it has any taxable income or not during the year under consideration [Section 139(1) of […]...

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Deduction under section 80CCF of Income Tax Act

Deduction under section 80CCF of the Income Tax Act is available on investing amount in to ‘long term infrastructure bonds’. The present article explains the provisions of section 80CCF. Person eligible for deduction under section 80CCF Deduction under section 80CCF is available to the following categories of persons – An individu...

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TDS- Section 194IA Payment on transfer of immovable property

Article discusses Provisions and Scope of Section 194-IA, Payments covered, Who is Payer/Payee, Conditions to be satisfied for applicability of section 194-IA, Time of deduction of tax, Rates of TDS, Effect of non-furnishing of PAN on rate of tax, Tax Deduction and Collection Account Number , Certificate/statement for tax deducted at sou...

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Extend due date for filing Tax Audit reports and ITR to 30 November 2019

Request for Extension of due date for filing of Tax Audit reports and Income-tax returns from 30th September 2019 to 30 November 2019 to Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman, Hon’ble Union Minister of Finance & Corporate Affairs....

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Extend due date to file ITR & tax audit reports by one month

AIFTP has made a Request for extending the due date for submitting tax returns and tax audit reports by one month i.e. from 30.09.2019 to 31.10.2019 for A.Y. 2019-20 to Hon’ble Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman, Union Finance Minister. Text of the representation is as follows:- ALL INDIA FEDERATION OF TAX PRACTITIONERS HO: 215, Rewa Chambers,...

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Extend due date to file income tax return & tax audit report

Chamber of Tax Consultants  has made Request for extension of due date for filing income tax returns and tax audit reports for AY 2019-20 due on September 30, 2019  to Shri Pramod Chandra Mody, Chairman of CBDT. Text of the Representation is as follows:- The Chamber of Tax Consultants  Date: 16th September, 2019 To, Shri Pramod [&hell...

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Join Online Income Tax Certification Course by TaxGuru Edu – Sept 2019 Batch

TaxGuru Edu (an educational wing of Taxguru) brings you the best Online Income Tax Certification Course – Sept, 2019 Batch. Learn Income Tax in a Practical way and become an Expert in this field. The Online Income Tax Course covers detailed analysis of major aspects of Income Tax Law with special focus on Tax Planning, […]...

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Extend Tax Audit and related ITR Filing Due Dates

AGFTC & ITBA has made a representation to Smt Nirmala Sitharaman on Hardships to the income tax payers due to delay in providing e-filing platform and frequent amendments in return preparation Utilities and Requested for extending due date for submitting Tax Audit Reports/related Income Tax returns for financial year ended on 31.03.2019 d...

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Addition u/s 69C on basis of statement of third party without providing opportunity of cross-examination to assessee was invalid

Bhatia Diamonds Pvt. Ltd. Vs ITO (ITAT Delhi) - Addition under section 69C on the basis of statement of third party without granting opportunity of cross-examination to assessee was not valid as it amounted to ivolation of principle of natural justice and against the law...

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Sec. 43CA was not applicable if transfer was only rights in under-construction flats instead of property per se

Shree Laxmi Estate Pvt.Ltd. Vs ITO (ITAT Mumbai) - Shree Laxmi Estate Pvt.Ltd. Vs ITO (ITAT Mumbai) Conclusion: Since assessee had transferred pursuant to registration of the agreement was only the rights in the flat/ office (which was under construction) and not the property per se hence, there was no transfer of any land or building or both by the...

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GST: HC orders release of conveyance & goods being of perishable nature

M. K. Traders Vs UOI (Gujarat High Court) - M. K. Traders Vs UOI (Gujarat High Court) Conveyance and the goods came to be detained applying the provisions of Section 130 of the Goods and Service Tax Act, 2017. Thus, the position as on date is that the confiscation proceedings are in progress. We are only concerned, as on date, with the issue,...

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ITAT on higher Rate of depreciation on Set top boxes

ACIT Vs Kerala Communicators Cable Ltd. (ITAT Cochin) - ACIT Vs Kerala Communicators Cable Ltd. (ITAT Cochin) The Assessing Officer granted depreciation at the rate of 15% being machinery and plant other than those covered by sub-items (2), (3) and (8). According to the assessee, it is covered under sub-item (8)(ix)(E)(k). Sub-item (ix) of item (8) is en...

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Section 12AA registration cannot be cancelled for mere violation of section 11 and 13

Lilavati Kirtilal Mehta Medical Trust Vs CIT (ITAT Mumbai) - Lilavati Kirtilal Mehta Medical Trust Vs CIT (ITAT Mumbai) In the present case, the case sought to be made out by the Commissioner is that the violation carried out by the assessee would lead to denial of exemption u/s. 11 & 13 of the Act and, therefore, the pre-requisite of section 12AA(3) of t...

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Monetary appeal filing limit not applicable to Gain through penny stocks

F. No. 279/Misc./M-93/2018-ITJ(Pt.) - (16/09/2019) - Special Order of Board exempting cases involving bogus Long Term Capital Gains (LTCG)/Short Term Capital Loss (STCL) through penny stocks from monetary limits specified in any Circular issued under Section 268A of the Income-tax Act, 1961-reg F. No. 279/Misc./M-93/2018-ITJ(Pt.) Government of India M...

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ACIT (e-Verification), Delhi designated as authority U/s. 143(2) R.W. Rule 12E

Notification No. 65/2019- Income Tax - (13/09/2019) - CBDT notifies Assistant Commissioner of Income-tax (e-Verification), Delhi, to act as prescribed Income-tax Authority for the purpose of Section 143(2) of Income Tax Act, 1961  read with rule 12E of the Income-tax Rules, 1962 vide Notification No. 65/2019- Income Tax dated 13th September, 2019. MIN...

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CBDT notifies tolerance range for wholesale trading & for other cases

Notification No. 64/2019- Income Tax - (13/09/2019) - Notification No. 64/2019- Income Tax provides for tolerance range of one per cent. for wholesale trading and three per cent. in all other cases for assessment year 2019-20. It is certified that none will be adversely affected by the retrospective effect being given to the notification. MINISTRY OF F...

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Functionality to process returns having Income Tax refund claims

ITBA-Processing Instruction No. 9 - (12/09/2019) - Functionality for processing of returns having refund claims which were not processed within the time allowed u/s 143(1) due to some technical or other reasons- reg....

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Selection of Case of Search Years in ITBA Assessment module

TBA - Assessment Instruction No. 12 - (12/09/2019) - Availability of Miscellaneous Functionalities related to ‘Selection of Case of Search Year’ and ‘Relevant Search Years’ in Assessment module of Income Tax Business Application (ITBA)- reg. ITBA – Assessment Instruction No. 12 DIRECTORATE OF INCOME TAX (SYSTEM) ARA Cente...

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Start-Up – A Growth Engine For Economy

Start-up India is a flagship initiative, launched by government in January 2016, within the ambit of the ‘Make in India’ programme. Start-up India was brought in with the intention to build a strong eco-system for promoting innovation, improve sustainable economic growth and to generate large scale employment opportunities....

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How to avoid TDS by Bank if you’re a Senior Citizen 

According to the Income Tax Act, the tax must be deducted by a bank before payment to the customer on payments such as interest, dividend, etc. However, in case amount of TDS (Tax deducted at Source) deducted by a bank on interest exceeds the income tax payable by such assessee, then such assessee is eligible […]...

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Key additional Disclosures in ITR-6 for A.Y. 2019-20

The Income Tax Return – 6 is to be filed by Companies other than companies claiming exemption under Section 11 of The Income Tax Act, 1961. A Company is mandatorily required to file the return of income irrespective of whether it has any taxable income or not during the year under consideration [Section 139(1) of […]...

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Deduction under section 80CCF of Income Tax Act

Deduction under section 80CCF of the Income Tax Act is available on investing amount in to ‘long term infrastructure bonds’. The present article explains the provisions of section 80CCF. Person eligible for deduction under section 80CCF Deduction under section 80CCF is available to the following categories of persons – An individu...

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TDS- Section 194IA Payment on transfer of immovable property

Article discusses Provisions and Scope of Section 194-IA, Payments covered, Who is Payer/Payee, Conditions to be satisfied for applicability of section 194-IA, Time of deduction of tax, Rates of TDS, Effect of non-furnishing of PAN on rate of tax, Tax Deduction and Collection Account Number , Certificate/statement for tax deducted at sou...

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Why should I pay tax?

Some people raise the question 'Why should I pay tax? They argue: I have to pay for my food, for my house, for my travel, for my medical treatment, for owning a vehicle not only cost of vehicle but also vehicle tax and what not. Even on many roads, one has to pay toll tax! They also say that if we compare with countries like USA and UK,...

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TDS Rate Chart for AY 2020-21/FY 2019-20

TDS Rate Chart or TDS Rate Table For Assessment year 2020-21 (AY) / Financial Year (FY) 2019-20 In the case of a person other than a company (Resident and Non-Resident) i.e. Individual, HUF, BOI, AOP, Artificial Judicial Persons. Partnership Firm (Including LLP) and for domestic company and Foreign Companies. TDS Rates are after consideri...

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Benefit to Non- Residents under Income Tax Act, 1961

Articles explain who is Non-Resident Individual, Partnership firm, Company for Income Tax Purpose, Taxable Income of Non Residents, Tax on Indirect transfer of a capital asset situated in India by Non-Residents, activities not to constitute business connection in India, Exemption from applicability of Section 206AA to non-residents...

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Penalties and Prosecutions Under Income tax Act, 1961

Penalties and Prosecutions Default in complying with provisions of or with conditions prescribed under the Income-tax Act would attract certain penalty and in critical cases prosecutions as well. The document will provide you information about the punishable offences, prosecutions and the quantum of penalties that can be imposed under the...

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Income Tax Benefits to Residents & Indian Companies

A resident person is chargeable to tax in respect of his global income. If Income-tax Act enlarges the scope of taxable income of a resident person, it extends certain benefits and privileges to a resident person as well, inter-alia, an option to compute income on presumptive basis...

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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. 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.