Income Tax

Section 194C – TDS on Contractors

The present article briefly covers the important provisions relating to TDS section 194C of the Income Tax Act along with the Frequently Asked Question....

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Benefits under Income Tax Act, 1961 for units located in IFSC

Benefits under the Income Tax Act, 1961 for units located in an International Financial Services Centre (IFSC) An International Financial Services Centre (IFSC) is an institution which deals with financial services, financial products and financial transaction which are undertaken on an international level. In India, the only IFSC is loca...

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Changes in TDS provision via Finance Bill 2019

Budget 2019: Changes in TDS provision- Related to 1. Section 194M : TDS on payment exceeding Rs 50 lakhs to Contractor or Professional by Individual/HUF, Section 194N: TDS on Cash Withdrawal exceeding Rs 1 crore from banks or cooperative bank or post office, Section 194DA: TDS on sum received under life insurance policy and Section [&hell...

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Section 194B and Section 194BB – TDS

Section 194B and 194BB – TDS on winnings from lottery or crossword puzzle and TDS on winning from a horse race. Continuing the series of TDS articles, in the present article, both the Section 194B and Section 194BB relating to TDS on winnings from lottery or crossword puzzle and TDS on winning from horse race, […]...

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Section 80EEA Deduction for additional Interest on loan for Affordable House

Section 80EEA Deduction for additional Interest of Rs.1.50 Lakh on Loan on Affordable House Property (not on Commercial). New section 80EEA is inserted by Budget 2019-20 presented by Finance Minister in Parliament on 5th July 2019. Condition for availing Section 80EEA deduction Loan Sanctioned between 1.4.2019 to 31.3.2020 from financial ...

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Scrip wise details of long term capital gains in ITR is Optional: CBDT

Schedule 112A and 115AD(1)(iii) of long term capital gain are provided in the Income Tax Return software as per the Instructions to the Notified ITR form and based on taxpayer feedback.Taxpayers have an option to either enter the Scrip wise details of long term capital gains in Schedule 112A and 115AD(1)(iii) so that the correct […...

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Cabinet approves amendments to Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code

In order to provide relief to money lenders, i.e., banks and financial institutions, the Union Cabinet has given green signal on long awaited amendments to the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code. This amendment puts red bull’s eye on timelines and maximize the value of an insolvent entity from the resolution plan as a going concern....

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Desist addressing as ‘My Lord’ & ‘Your Lordship’: Rajasthan HC

To honour the mandate of equality enshrined in the Construction of India, the full Court in its meeting dated 14.07.2019 has unanimously resolved to request the counsels and those who appear before the Court to desist from addressing the Hon'ble Judges as 'My Lord' and 'Your Lordship' ....

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Procedural & technical issues on IDS, 2016 clarified

Clarification on certain procedural and technical issues regarding the Income Disclosure Scheme, 2016 (IDS) under section 119 of the Income-tax Act, 1961 read with section 195 of the IDS -reg. F.No.225/ 282/ 2017/ITA.II Government of India Ministry of Finance Department of Revenue Central Board of Direct Taxes (ITA. II) North Block, New D...

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No proposal to extend last date for filing Income Tax Returns: Govt

Extension of last date for filing IT returns Government has recently changed Form 16 and Form 24 Q to bring more disclosures. In order to enable pre-filling of return of income of salaried taxpayers, the Government has amended Form No. 16 (certificate for tax deduction) and Form No. 24Q (quarterly statement of tax deducted) vide […...

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Fake GST invoices: Circumstances under which bail can be granted

B. Banu Bee Vs State of Karnataka (Karnataka High Court) - B. Banu Bee Vs State of Karnataka (Karnataka High Court) This Court in the case of Sri. Avainash Aradhya Vs. the Commissioner of Central Tax in Criminal Petititon No.497/2019 c/w Criminal Petition No.498/2019 by order dated 18.2.2019 has elaborately discussed the provisions of law and other aspects ...

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HC sets Aside GST AARA Order denying ITC on ‘Cash Carry’ Vehicles

C.M.S. Info Systems Ltd. Vs Commissioner, CGST (Bombay High Court) - C.M.S. Info Systems Ltd. Vs Commissioner, CGST, Mumbai East & Ors. (Bombay High Court) We find that the fundamental submission of the petitioner before the AARA was the fact that money would stand covered by the definition of ‘goods’ under Section 2(52) of the GST Act so long as the ...

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Subsidy received under TUF Scheme is Capital Receipt

M/s Deepak Spinners Ltd Vs DCIT (ITAT Kolkata) - M/s Deepak Spinners Ltd Vs DCIT (ITAT Kolkata) We note that the issue under consideration whether the subsidy received under TUF scheme is a capital receipt or revenue receipt. The ld. CIT(A) treated it as part of fixed assets and held that said subsidy should be reduced from the cost of fixed asset...

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Cancer Treatment is reasonable cause for delay in Appeal Filing: ITAT

Shri Pradipta Kumar Das Vs The Assistant Commissioner of Income Tax (ITAT Chennai) - Assessee was diagnosed with Cancer in December, 2017 and the ld. CIT(A) passed the order on 20.03.2018, which is subsequent to the diagnosis of the illness, needless to mention that treatment of cancer is very painful and it is not possible to focus on other issues when he was under the treatment an...

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Landmark Judgment: Benami Amendment Act, 2016 not applicable from retrospective effect: HC

Niharika Jain W/o Shri Andesh Jain Vs Union of India (Rajasthan High Court) - Court has no hesitation to hold that the Benami Amendment Act, 2016, amending the Principal Benami Act, 1988, enacted w.e.f. 1st November, 2016, i.e. the date determined by the Central Government in its wisdom for its enforcement; cannot have retrospective effect....

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CBDT notifies Revised India -China DTAA Protocol

Notification No. 54/2019-Income Tax - (17/07/2019) - Protocol amending the Agreement between the Government of the Republic of India and the Government of the People’s Republic of China for the Avoidance of Double Taxation and the Prevention of Fiscal Evasion with Respect to Taxes on Income and the Protocol thereto Signed at New Delhi on 18th July, ...

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Committee to examine Data Structure & Modalities of upload of data for E-Assessment

F.No. ADG(S)-5/Misc./2019-205789-5790 - (17/07/2019) - A Committee to examine the feasibility of laying out the modalities, formats and data structures for uploading online, analysing and archiving of information sought during e-assessment in a forensically sound secure and importable data-structure to facilitate e-assessmcnt and to mitigate difficultie...

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CBDT denies Large Scale Changes in ITR Forms wef 11th July 2019

NA - (16/07/2019) - CBDT  said that there are no changes in the notified ITR forms; only the utility has been updated to facilitate the taxpayers. Therefore, the assertion that numerous changes have been made in ITR-2 and ITR-3 on July 11, 2019, does not give a correct picture. Government of India Ministry of Finance ...

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Notification No. 53/2019-Income Tax, Dated: 16/07/2019

Notification No. 53 /2019 - (16/07/2019) - It is hereby notified for general information that the organization M/s National Centre for Cell Science, Pune (PAN:-  AAATN0848B) has been approved by the Central Government for the purpose of clause (ii) of sub-section (1) of section 35 of the Income-tax Act, 1961 (said Act), read with Rules 5C a...

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CBDT transfers 122 Income Tax officers in ACIT/ DCIT Grade

Office Order No.151 of 2019 - (15/07/2019) - CBDT Office Order No. 154 of 2019 – Transfer/Postings (Local Changes) of 122 officers in the grade of Assistant Commissioner of Income Tax (ACIT) / Deputy Commissioner of Income Tax (DCIT) F.No. A-2201311/2019-Ad.VI (part) Government of India Ministry of Finance, Department of Revenue (Central...

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Fake GST invoices: Circumstances under which bail can be granted

B. Banu Bee Vs State of Karnataka (Karnataka High Court)

B. Banu Bee Vs State of Karnataka (Karnataka High Court) This Court in the case of Sri. Avainash Aradhya Vs. the Commissioner of Central Tax in Criminal Petititon No.497/2019 c/w Criminal Petition No.498/2019 by order dated 18.2.2019 has elaborately discussed the provisions of law and other aspects as to under what circumstances the bail ...

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Scrip wise details of long term capital gains in ITR is Optional: CBDT

Schedule 112A and 115AD(1)(iii) of long term capital gain are provided in the Income Tax Return software as per the Instructions to the Notified ITR form and based on taxpayer feedback.Taxpayers have an option to either enter the Scrip wise details of long term capital gains in Schedule 112A and 115AD(1)(iii) so that the correct […...

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Section 194C – TDS on Contractors

The present article briefly covers the important provisions relating to TDS section 194C of the Income Tax Act along with the Frequently Asked Question....

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HC sets Aside GST AARA Order denying ITC on ‘Cash Carry’ Vehicles

C.M.S. Info Systems Ltd. Vs Commissioner, CGST (Bombay High Court)

C.M.S. Info Systems Ltd. Vs Commissioner, CGST, Mumbai East & Ors. (Bombay High Court) We find that the fundamental submission of the petitioner before the AARA was the fact that money would stand covered by the definition of ‘goods’ under Section 2(52) of the GST Act so long as the same is not used as […]...

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Benefits under Income Tax Act, 1961 for units located in IFSC

Benefits under the Income Tax Act, 1961 for units located in an International Financial Services Centre (IFSC) An International Financial Services Centre (IFSC) is an institution which deals with financial services, financial products and financial transaction which are undertaken on an international level. In India, the only IFSC is loca...

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Changes in TDS provision via Finance Bill 2019

Budget 2019: Changes in TDS provision- Related to 1. Section 194M : TDS on payment exceeding Rs 50 lakhs to Contractor or Professional by Individual/HUF, Section 194N: TDS on Cash Withdrawal exceeding Rs 1 crore from banks or cooperative bank or post office, Section 194DA: TDS on sum received under life insurance policy and Section [&hell...

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Section 194B and Section 194BB – TDS

Section 194B and 194BB – TDS on winnings from lottery or crossword puzzle and TDS on winning from a horse race. Continuing the series of TDS articles, in the present article, both the Section 194B and Section 194BB relating to TDS on winnings from lottery or crossword puzzle and TDS on winning from horse race, […]...

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Subsidy received under TUF Scheme is Capital Receipt

M/s Deepak Spinners Ltd Vs DCIT (ITAT Kolkata)

M/s Deepak Spinners Ltd Vs DCIT (ITAT Kolkata) We note that the issue under consideration whether the subsidy received under TUF scheme is a capital receipt or revenue receipt. The ld. CIT(A) treated it as part of fixed assets and held that said subsidy should be reduced from the cost of fixed assets. Held by […]...

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Cabinet approves amendments to Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code

In order to provide relief to money lenders, i.e., banks and financial institutions, the Union Cabinet has given green signal on long awaited amendments to the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code. This amendment puts red bull’s eye on timelines and maximize the value of an insolvent entity from the resolution plan as a going concern....

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Cancer Treatment is reasonable cause for delay in Appeal Filing: ITAT

Shri Pradipta Kumar Das Vs The Assistant Commissioner of Income Tax (ITAT Chennai)

Assessee was diagnosed with Cancer in December, 2017 and the ld. CIT(A) passed the order on 20.03.2018, which is subsequent to the diagnosis of the illness, needless to mention that treatment of cancer is very painful and it is not possible to focus on other issues when he was under the treatment and therefore in our opinion, there is a r...

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