Income Tax

Life Insurance and Income Tax Benefits

The tax laws allow you certain tax benefit for life insurance premium paid. It also allow you tax exemption in respect of the Life insurance policy. These benefits are available subject to certain conditions. Let us understand it. Tax benefits in respect of premium paid Under Section 80C of Income Tax Act, you can claim […]...

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Parity missing – NBFCs under Income Tax

In this era of economy, Non-Banking Finance Companies (NBFCs) have been playing an important role in the Indian financial system by complementing and competing with banks, and by bringing in efficiency and diversity into financial intermediation. NBFCs have evolved considerably in terms of operations, asset quality and profitability, and ...

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Income Tax Return Filing, Processing, Assessments, Appeals & Revision

Article explains Filing of Income Tax Returns, Who are required to file Income Tax Return?,  ITR filing for some special entities, Time limit for filing of Returns,  Consequences of Late filing of Return, Revision of Income Tax Returns, Defective Income Tax Return u/s 139(9), Processing of Income Tax Return,   Income Tax Assessment Pro...

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Income Tax Return Types, Filing dates, Verification & Consequences of not filing

Type of Income Tax Returns, Due date of filing Income Tax Return, Verification and Consequences of not filing Income Tax return Who is required to file Income Tax Return? Section 139 (1): every person, a) being a company or firm; or b) being a person other than a company or a firm, i) if his […]...

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Demystifying Capital Gain Tax on Conversion of a Company into Limited Liability Partnership (LLP)’

The Income-tax Act, 1961 provides for specific exemption from capital gains on conversion of a company into Limited Liability Partnership. Limited Liability Partnership (LLP) is a hybrid entity combining advantages of both company and partnership firm. ...

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Govt Sanctions expenditure section for Integrated E-filing & CPC 2.0 Project

Cabinet approves expenditure sanction for Integrated E-filing and Centralized Processing Centre (CPC) 2.0 Project   The Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, has given its approval to expenditure sanction of Rs.4,241.97crore for Integrated E-filing & Centralized Processing Center 2.0 Project of the Income ...

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FICCI Recommends Revision of IT Slabs For Individual Taxpayers

FICCI Recommends Cut in Corporate Tax Rate, Revision of It Slabs For Individual Taxpayers in Budget 2019-20 NEW DELHI, 13 January 2019: FICCI in its Pre-Budget recommendations for 2019-20 has suggested reduction in the corporate tax rate across the board to 25% (irrespective of turnover) to spur economic growth and increase overall tax co...

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Pre Budget Memorandum 2019-20 by ICAI Cost accounting

TDS Statements are furnished electronically; tax credit appears in payee accounts. Thus issuing of TDS Certificate stipulates an additional procedure that involves time, cost and efforts. The non compliance of issuing of TDS certificates is visited with penalty....

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Direct Tax Collections for F.Y. 2018-19 up to December, 2018

The provisional figures of Direct Tax collections up to December, 2018 show that gross collections are at Rs. 8.74 lakh crore which is 14.1% higher than the gross collections for the corresponding period of last year....

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CBI arrests an Income Tax Officer and Two others in a Bribery Case

The Central Bureau of Investigation has arrested an Income Tax Officer(ITO), Income Tax Department, Fatehabad (Haryana) and two private persons in a bribery case of Rs.50,000/-. A case was registered against the Income Tax Officer and a CA(Private person) on a complaint alleging that the ITO, Income Tax Department, Fatehabad has demanded ...

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Reopening invalid if reasons recorded for reopening the assessment are devoid of any application of mind

Shri Niranjan Dass Vs ITO (ITAT Delhi) - Shri Niranjan Dass Vs ITO (ITAT Delhi) All facts when considered with reasons recorded for reopening of the assessment would lead to only one conclusion that the reasons recorded for reopening the assessment are devoid of any application of mind. In our considered opinion, such reopening cannot be u...

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Exemption u/s 54 cannot be denied for mere non completion of construction of flat by builder within stipulated period

ACIT Vs Shri Dilip Ranjrekar (ITAT Banaglore) - ACIT Vs. Shri Dilip Ranjrekar (ITAT Banaglore) It is apparent from the facts of the case as mentioned (along with copies of corroborative documentary evidence) and discussed above from para 7.1 to 4.4.3 of this order (Supra) that the non completion of the construction the flat by the builder within ...

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Repair or Renovation expense on existing Make-up Rooms is revenue expense

Maharastra Film Cultural Development Corporation Ltd. Vs JCIT (ITAT Mumbai) - Maharastra Film Cultural Development Corporation Ltd. Vs JCIT (ITAT Mumbai) Hon’ble Jurisdictional High Court in the case of CIT vs. Oxford University Press (108 ITR 166) has expounded that the test for judging the nature of capital or revenue expenditure is to see whether as a result of expenditu...

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Issuance of notice U/s. 143(2) is a mandatory obligation

Pr. CIT v. Gravity Systems (P) Ltd. (High Court Delhi) - Where AO had failed to issue notice under section 143(2) before completion of assessment, addition made under section 68 during reassessment proceedings was deleted because issuance of notice under section 143(2) is a mandatory obligation on the part of AO....

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Expense on failure to perform as per concessionaire agreement for Construction of Assets on BOT Basis

The PR. Commissioner Of Income Tax Vs Green Delhi BSQ Ltd.(High Court Delhi) - PR. CIT Vs Green Delhi BSQ Ltd. (Delhi High Court) The respondent-assessee was to construct, operate and maintain bus shelters. The respondent-assessee was also under an obligation to pay Rs.4.09 crores per month to the Delhi Transport Corporation. The shelters were not owned by the respondent-asses...

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Exercising of powers & performing of functions by officers in JCITs grade

F. No. 187/01/2019-ITA-1 - (18/01/2019) - Order u/s 120 (1) of the Income Tax Act, 1961 – Exercising of powers and performing of functions by the officers in the grade of JCITs – reg. F. No. 187/01/2019-ITA-1 Government of India Ministry of Finance Department of Revenue Central Board of Direct Taxes ITA-I Division North Block, N...

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Angel Tax Relief U/s 56(2)(viib)- DIPP Notification

A Startup which is recognised by DIPP under para 2(iii) (a) shall be eligible to apply for approval for the purposes of clause (viib) of sub-section (2) to section 56 of the Act for the shares already issued or proposed to be issued if the following conditions are fulfilled‑...

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Exercising of powers & performing of functions by officers in CCITs grade

F. No. 187/01/2019-ITA-1 - (15/01/2019) - Order u/s 120 (1) of the Income Tax Act, 1961 – Exercising of powers and performing of functions by the officers in the grade of CCITs – reg. F. No. 187/01/2019-ITA-1 Government of India Ministry of Finance Department of Revenue Central Board of Direct Taxes ITA-I Division North Block, N...

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Withdraw Low Tax Effect Appeals as per Circular No. 3/2018: CBDT

D.O.No.279/misc./M-73/2018-ITJ GOVERNMENT OF INDIA - (15/01/2019) - Vide Board’s D.O. dated 16.07.2018 and various letters subsequently, the status of withdrawal of appeals from ITAT and HC in pursuance to the Circular was ascertained from each CCA region. ...

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Office Order No. 9/2019 – Transfer/Posting of ITO Mutual Basis

Office Order No. 09 of 2019 - (14/01/2019) - Office Order No. 09 of 2019- The following transfers/postings in the grade of Income Tax Officers on mutual basis are hereby ordered, as per the table given below, with immediate effect and until further orders:...

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Reopening invalid if reasons recorded for reopening the assessment are devoid of any application of mind

Shri Niranjan Dass Vs ITO (ITAT Delhi)

Shri Niranjan Dass Vs ITO (ITAT Delhi) All facts when considered with reasons recorded for reopening of the assessment would lead to only one conclusion that the reasons recorded for reopening the assessment are devoid of any application of mind. In our considered opinion, such reopening cannot be upheld. We, accordingly, quash the notice...

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Exemption u/s 54 cannot be denied for mere non completion of construction of flat by builder within stipulated period

ACIT Vs Shri Dilip Ranjrekar (ITAT Banaglore)

ACIT Vs. Shri Dilip Ranjrekar (ITAT Banaglore) It is apparent from the facts of the case as mentioned (along with copies of corroborative documentary evidence) and discussed above from para 7.1 to 4.4.3 of this order (Supra) that the non completion of the construction the flat by the builder within the stipulated period is beyond [&hellip...

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Repair or Renovation expense on existing Make-up Rooms is revenue expense

Maharastra Film Cultural Development Corporation Ltd. Vs JCIT (ITAT Mumbai)

Maharastra Film Cultural Development Corporation Ltd. Vs JCIT (ITAT Mumbai) Hon’ble Jurisdictional High Court in the case of CIT vs. Oxford University Press (108 ITR 166) has expounded that the test for judging the nature of capital or revenue expenditure is to see whether as a result of expenditure what is being done is to […]...

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Issuance of notice U/s. 143(2) is a mandatory obligation

Pr. CIT v. Gravity Systems (P) Ltd. (High Court Delhi)

Where AO had failed to issue notice under section 143(2) before completion of assessment, addition made under section 68 during reassessment proceedings was deleted because issuance of notice under section 143(2) is a mandatory obligation on the part of AO....

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Expense on failure to perform as per concessionaire agreement for Construction of Assets on BOT Basis

The PR. Commissioner Of Income Tax Vs Green Delhi BSQ Ltd.(High Court Delhi)

PR. CIT Vs Green Delhi BSQ Ltd. (Delhi High Court) The respondent-assessee was to construct, operate and maintain bus shelters. The respondent-assessee was also under an obligation to pay Rs.4.09 crores per month to the Delhi Transport Corporation. The shelters were not owned by the respondent-assessee. The Central Board of Direct Taxes v...

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Assessment against Non-Existent Entity is nullity and void ab initio

Rudraksha Agencies Co. Ltd. Vs DCIT (ITAT Delhi)

Rudraksha Agencies Co. Ltd. Vs DCIT (ITAT Delhi) Once it is found that assessment is framed in the name of non-existing entity, it does not remain a procedural irregularity of that nature which could be cured by invoking the provisions of section 292V of the Act. Framing of assessment against a non-existing entity/person goes to […...

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Return filed in response to notice U/s. 153A(1)(a) eligible for Section 139(3) benefits

Shrikant Mohta Vs CIT (Calcutta High Court)

Where no return was filed by assessee within statutory mandated time and the obligation to file any return remains suspended till such time that a notice was issued for such purpose under section 153A(1)(a), such return would be deemed to have been filed within the time permitted under section 139(1) and benefit under section 139(3) could...

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Reassessment for Change of opinion in Absence of new material not justified

Kalpana Chimanlal Shah Vs ITO (Gujarat High Court)

Since neither from reasons nor from any other material on record, it could be gathered that there was any failure on the part of the assessee to disclose truly and fully all-material facts, reopening of assessee’s assessment on ground that she had not disclosed capital gain in her return of income filed, could not be held justified....

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Exercising of powers & performing of functions by officers in JCITs grade

F. No. 187/01/2019-ITA-1 (18/01/2019)

Order u/s 120 (1) of the Income Tax Act, 1961 – Exercising of powers and performing of functions by the officers in the grade of JCITs – reg. F. No. 187/01/2019-ITA-1 Government of India Ministry of Finance Department of Revenue Central Board of Direct Taxes ITA-I Division North Block, New Delhi, Dated the 18 January, [&hellip...

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Buying and selling of share in short span of time doesn’t changed character of capital gain as business income

Pr. CIT Vs M/s Viksit Engineering Ltd. (Bombay High Court)

Pr. CIT Vs M/s Viksit Engineering Ltd. (Bombay High Court) Buying and selling of share in short span of time doesn’t changed character of capital gain as business income High Court of Bombay in case of Principal Commissioner of Income-tax-II v/s Viksit Engineering Ltd vide its ITA Appeal No:485 dated 26th November 2016 has held [&he...

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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.