Income Tax

Basics of Transfer Pricing in India

Transfer pricing (TP) regulations have been at the forefront of corporate headlines over the last few years due to the increasing number of controversies resulting out of tax structuring by multinational companies (MNE). What makes the topic both contentious and interesting is that regulators view the various techniques applied to interco...

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Changes in ITR-1 to 6 for Financial Year 2017-18 / AY 2018-19

Article discusses changes in ITR 1, ITR 2, ITR 3 , ITR 4 Sugam, ITR 5 and ITR 6 as released by CBDT for Financial Year 2017-18 / Assessment Year 2018-19 vide these changes CBDT has ensured more disclosures from Assessee regarding GST, Financial Particulars, Depreciation, ICDS, Late Fees U/s. 234F, Income from Other Sources, […]...

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10 Changes in Income Tax for Assessment Year 18-19

Article compiles top 10 Changes in Income Tax for Assessment Year 2018-19. 1. Change in Income Tax Slab Rate for AY 2018-19 for Individuals : The only change in Income Tax Slab Rate is change in the tax rate for income falling between 2,50,000 - 5,00,000, it has reduced from 10%(in AY 17-18) to 5%....

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Taxation & other related issues related to Bitcoins (Cryptocurrencies)

Source of generation of Bitcoins and its taxability - Considering that there is no specific mention in the Income-tax regarding taxability of cryptocurrencies, one needs to understand the possible views which the income tax authorities might take in order to get the income generated from such transactions within the gamut of taxation in I...

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16 major changes and additional reporting requirement in ITR-6 for A.Y. 2018-19

Apart for the additional reporting requirement under the Income tax Act the word GST has been mentioned at 35 places in the newly notified ITR-6, which clearly means the GST related reporting has to be mentioned at 35 places. the GST has made the changes at the following places:...

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Advisory on Tax Evasion by Salaried Taxpayers

Cautionary Advisory on Reports of tax evasion by under-reporting income or inflating deductions/Exemptions by salaried taxpayers. The Income Tax Department has from time to time issued advertisements requesting taxpayers to report their correct income in their Income Tax Returns....

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Requirement for obtaining PAN card eased for corporate assessees

Requirement for obtaining PAN card u/s 139A of IT Act, 1961 eased for corporate assessees In case of a company, an application for incorporation, allotment of Permanent Account Number (PAN) and allotment of Tax Deduction and Collection Account Number (TAN) may be made through a Common Application Form submitted to the Ministry of Corporat...

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India and Kazakhstan sign Protocol to amend DTAC

The Protocol provides internationally accepted standards for effective exchange of information on tax matters. Further, the information received from Kazakhstan for tax purposes can be shared with other law enforcement agencies with the authorisation of the competent authority of Kazakhstan and vice versa....

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ITR 1 for AY 2018-19 is now available for e-Filing

ITR 1 for AY 2018-19 is now available for e-Filing. Other ITRs will be available shortly. ITR1 is applicable for For individuals being a resident other than not ordinarily resident having Income from Salaries, one house property, other sources (Interest etc.) and having total income upto Rs. 50 lakh Download Excel Utility of ITR 1 [&helli...

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Download Sahaj (ITR 1), 2, 3, Sugam (ITR-4), 5, 6, 7 for A.Y. 2018-19

CBDT has vide notification No.16/2018 dated: 03rd April 2018 released ITR-1 SAHAJ, ITR-2, ITR-3, ITR-4-Sugam, ITR-5, ITR-6, ITR-7 and Acknowledgement- ITR-V for Assessment Year 2018-19 / Financial Year 2017-18 and Same can downloaded in PDF Format (Return Filing Utilities are also expected to be released soon) from the links given below:-...

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Subsequent use of property not material for section 54F exemption

ITO Vs. Smt. Saida Mohammad (ITAT Jodhpur) - This appeal filed by the Revenue is directed against the order of the ld. CIT(A), Bikaner dated 20.05.2016 pertaining to A.Y. 2012-13....

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Addition for Jewellery within limits prescribed by CBDT circular not sustainable

Smt. Ritu Bajaj Vs. The Dy. C.I.T (ITAT Delhi) - The jewellery found in possession of the Assessee and his family is within the normal limits of the jewellery which as per the Board’s Circular not to be seized during the search proceeding of the Income Tax Act. Moreover, in the case of Haroon Mohd. Unni Mumbai vs Department of Income Tax, the As...

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Interest on home Loan availed of to repay earlier loan is allowable U/s. 24(b)

Akulu Nagaraj Gupta Subbaraju Vs. ITO (ITAT Bangalore) - If second borrowing has really been used to repay the original loan and this fact is proved to the satisfaction of AO, interest paid on the second loan would also be allowed as deduction under section 24....

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CIT (A) cannot accept additional evidence without calling remand report from AO

ITO Vs Mehrasons Jewellers Pvt. Ltd. (ITAT Delhi) - On the facts and circumstances of the case & in law, the Ld. CIT(A) erred in deleting the addition of Rs.95,00,000/- made by the AO on account of unexplained cash credit from an entry operator completely ignoring the findings given by the Honble Delhi High Court in cases like CIT V. Nova Promoters 3...

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Addition u/s 68 merely on the basis of Bank Passbook not sustainable

Nanoomal Gupta Vs. ACIT (ITAT Agra) - CIT(A) has erred in confirming the addition wrongly made under section 153A of the Act, without there being any adverse material on record against the assessee; that since the assessee had no business income, no books of account were maintained and the addition was made only on the basis of the asse...

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Decide appeal for restoration of ‘struck off’ Cos. name by May 31, 2018: CBDT to CIT(A)

F.No. 225/423/2017/ITA.II - (18/04/2018) - Vide communication dated 29th December, 2017 in file of even no. (copy enclosed for reference), Board had issued necessary directions regarding filing of references for restoration of struck-off/de-registered companies under Companies Act, 2013. The field authorities were required to take immediate ...

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CBDT assigns jurisdiction to CIT (Appeals) under Black Money Act, 2015

F. No. 279/Misc./M-44/2018-(ITJ) - (16/04/2018) - As per section 15 of the BM Act, any person aggrieved with the order passed by the Assessing Officer under Black Money (Undisclosed Foreign Income and Assets) and Imposition of Tax Act,2015 (BM Act), may file an appeal to the Commissioner (Appeals). However, Commissioner (Appeals) under the BM Act ...

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Reg. Income Tax returns pushed to Assessing Officers by CPC

To avoid any arbitrariness, the returns of Assessment Year 2017-18 and on wards which are pushed by the CPC to the Assessing Officer for processing shall be handled in a chronological manner....

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Misconduct & high handedness by Sr. Officers of Income Tax Dept. Reg.

D.O.F.No.Pr. DGIT(Admn. &TPS)/D0/2018-19/ - (16/04/2018) - The Board has constantly impressed upon the officers in the field formations the necessity of soft skills while dealing with taxpayers or their representatives. It is important that the behavior of officers and staff should be courteous, polite and above reproach. ...

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Setting up of Aaykar Sewa Kendras in Pr. CCIT regions in FY 2018-19

File No. 48/1/2018/ASK/P.IX/DOMS/54 - (12/04/2018) - Kind reference is invited to the fact that the CBDT has decided to expand the umbrella of its offices having Aayakar Sewa Kendra in F.Y 2018-19 for the purposes of having a more responsive tax administration....

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Subsequent use of property not material for section 54F exemption

ITO Vs. Smt. Saida Mohammad (ITAT Jodhpur)

This appeal filed by the Revenue is directed against the order of the ld. CIT(A), Bikaner dated 20.05.2016 pertaining to A.Y. 2012-13....

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Addition for Jewellery within limits prescribed by CBDT circular not sustainable

Smt. Ritu Bajaj Vs. The Dy. C.I.T (ITAT Delhi)

The jewellery found in possession of the Assessee and his family is within the normal limits of the jewellery which as per the Board’s Circular not to be seized during the search proceeding of the Income Tax Act. Moreover, in the case of Haroon Mohd. Unni Mumbai vs Department of Income Tax, the Assessing Officer conducting the search su...

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Interest on home Loan availed of to repay earlier loan is allowable U/s. 24(b)

Akulu Nagaraj Gupta Subbaraju Vs. ITO (ITAT Bangalore)

If second borrowing has really been used to repay the original loan and this fact is proved to the satisfaction of AO, interest paid on the second loan would also be allowed as deduction under section 24....

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CIT (A) cannot accept additional evidence without calling remand report from AO

ITO Vs Mehrasons Jewellers Pvt. Ltd. (ITAT Delhi)

On the facts and circumstances of the case & in law, the Ld. CIT(A) erred in deleting the addition of Rs.95,00,000/- made by the AO on account of unexplained cash credit from an entry operator completely ignoring the findings given by the Honble Delhi High Court in cases like CIT V. Nova Promoters 342 ITR 169, CIT v. NR Portfolio [2013] 2...

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Basics of Transfer Pricing in India

Transfer pricing (TP) regulations have been at the forefront of corporate headlines over the last few years due to the increasing number of controversies resulting out of tax structuring by multinational companies (MNE). What makes the topic both contentious and interesting is that regulators view the various techniques applied to interco...

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Addition u/s 68 merely on the basis of Bank Passbook not sustainable

Nanoomal Gupta Vs. ACIT (ITAT Agra)

CIT(A) has erred in confirming the addition wrongly made under section 153A of the Act, without there being any adverse material on record against the assessee; that since the assessee had no business income, no books of account were maintained and the addition was made only on the basis of the assessee’s pass book, which is not a book ...

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Sec. 80C Allowable on Principal Loan Payment for residential Flat irrespective of use

A. Ashok Simha Reddy Vs. DCIT (ITAT Hyderabad)

The learned Counsel for the assessee has filed a chart depicting various issues arising in all of these appeals and it is seen that most of the issues are repetitive in all the years. Therefore, we are disposing of the appeals on the basis of the issues arising therefrom....

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s. 292B cannot save Assessment order passed without Notice u/s 143(2)

Income Tax Officer Vs. Sh. Neeraj Goel (ITAT Delhi)

ITO Vs. Sh. Neeraj Goel (ITAT Delhi) IT(A) has rightly held that the assumption of jurisdiction to frame an assessment or non assumption of jurisdiction to frame an assessment goes to the root of the judicial act of framing an assessment order and in the event of non assumption of jurisdiction u/s. 143(2) of the […]...

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Shares held as stock-in-trade do not attract dis allowance u/s 14A

ACIT Vs. M/s Safe Enterprises (ITAT Mumbai)

No dis allowance u/s 14A is called for in a case where the shares are held as stock-in-trade as held in India Advantage Securities Ltd. (supra), CCI Ltd. v. JCIT (2012) 20 taxmann.com 196 (Karn.), PCIT v. State Bank of Patiala (2017) 78 taxmann.com 3 (P& H) and CIT v. G.K.K. Capital Markets (P.) Ltd. (2017) 78 taxmann.com 341 (Cal.)....

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Changes in ITR-1 to 6 for Financial Year 2017-18 / AY 2018-19

Article discusses changes in ITR 1, ITR 2, ITR 3 , ITR 4 Sugam, ITR 5 and ITR 6 as released by CBDT for Financial Year 2017-18 / Assessment Year 2018-19 vide these changes CBDT has ensured more disclosures from Assessee regarding GST, Financial Particulars, Depreciation, ICDS, Late Fees U/s. 234F, Income from Other Sources, […]...

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