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Join Certification Courses on GST, Customs & FTP and Income Tax

Join Professional Development & Certification Courses on GST, Customs & FTP and Income Tax by TaxGuru Edu. TaxGuru Edu, an educational wing of TaxGuru, announces Online Professional Development Courses on GST, Customs & FTP and Income Tax to help you in learning them in a practical way. Course 1 – Professional Developmen...

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Direct Tax Vivad Se Vishwas Act, 2020- Issues & Suggestions

Chamber of Tax Consultants has made a representation to Hon’ble Finance Minister on Direct Tax Vivad Se Vishwas Act, 2020 brought to its attention some technical issues in implementation of Vivad Se Vishwas and suggestions to overcome those issues. It  also submitted the same to CBDT Chairman and Revenue Secretary (CBDT).  Text of the...

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Income Tax searches at various locations in Uttar Pradesh

The Income Tax Department started a search and survey action on 18/11/2020 in the case of a leading cattle feed producer in Northern India. The search and survey actions are being carried out at 16 locations in Kanpur, Gorakhpur, Noida, Delhi and Ludhiana....

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ICAI Submits Pre-Budget Memoranda-2021 on Direct & International Tax

The Council of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India considers it a privilege to submit this Pre-Budget Memorandum - 2021 on Direct Taxes and International Tax to the Government. The memorandum contains suggestions for the consideration of the Government while formulating the tax proposals for the year 2021-22....

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Representation to FM to Widen Scope of Benefit of 20% for flats

Representation for widening the scope of benefit in case of difference in agreement price and Circle Rate of property is upto 20 per cent for the purpose of Income tax. ...

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PM to Inaugurate Office-Cum-Residential Complex of Cuttack Bench of ITAT Tomorrow

Justice P. P. Bhatt, the President of Income Tax Appellate Tribunal, today briefed the media regarding inauguration of Office-Cum-Residential Complex of Cuttack Bench of ITAT by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi tomorrow. Prime Minister of India, Shri Narendra Modi Ji, will inaugurate a state-of-the-art office-cum- residential complex of ...

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DTPA submits 33 Income Tax Pre Budget Suggestions for 2021

At the outset we convey your honour our Congratulations on introducing Faceless Assessment and Faceless Appeal Schemes and also introducing new Taxpayers Charter. Direct Taxes Vivad Se Vishwas Scheme is also a commendable step to reduce litigations. We assure your honour of our full support in the implementation of the same....

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New e-TDS/TCS RPU Version 3.4 & FUV version 6.9 & version 2.165

Key Features of e-TDS/TCS Return Preparation Utility Ver. 3.4 for Regular & Correction Statement(s) from FY 2007-08 onwards 1. Section codes 194LBA(a) and 194LBA(b) for Form 26Q:- Existing section code 194LBA has been sub-divided into below mentioned two sections: 194LBA (a) – Certain income in the form of interest from units of...

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Background Material of Diploma in International Taxation

Background Material of Diploma in International Taxation (2020 – Fifth edition) containing: -International Tax – Transfer Pricing -International Tax – Practice (Part I & II) Tax laws in India are becoming more and more complex. Globalization of economies, signing and review of free trade agreements, increase in the number of...

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Technical Guide on BEPS Action Plans and Multilateral Instrument

Technical Guide on BEPS Action Plans and Multilateral Instrument (MLI) – 2020 – First edition   Considering the issue that profits should be taxed where the economic activities take place and no profit should suffer double taxation, in September 2013, the Finance Ministers of the G20 nations came out with a comprehensive action p...

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Basics of International Taxation

Basics of International Taxation – 2020 (fourth edition) – (Earlier known as Aspects of International Taxation – A Study) International Taxation due to its dynamic and ever changing nature has always been a complex subject not only to study but to practice. Due to increase in cross border transactions, mergers and acquisitions, ...

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Guidance Note on Transfer Pricing Report U/s. 92E of Income Tax Act, 1961

ICAI has released the 8th Edition (August 2020) of the Guidance Note on Report Under Section 92E of the Income Tax Act, 1961 (Transfer Pricing). This Guidance Note was last revised in November, 2019. The ICAI has revised Guidance note on Report under Section 92E of the Income Tax Act, 1961 (Transfer Pricing) based on […]...

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Widen scope of Vivad Se Vishwas Scheme: DTPA

Representation on Widening the scope of Vivad Se Vishwas Scheme by permitting cases in which Prosecution proceedings has been initiated and the tax involved is within Rs. 5 Crore and also raising other practical issues and difficulty in uploading Form 1 where department has filed appeal or may file appeal....

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Income Tax Department conducts searches in Bihar

The Income Tax Department has carried out searches on 29.10.2020 in the cases of four prominent contractor groups based in Patna, Bhagalpur, Hilsa, and Katihar. In addition, surveys have been conducted on some traders of mined rocks in Gaya....

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Income Tax Department conducts searches in Uttar Pradesh

Ministry of Finance Income Tax Department conducts searches in Uttar Pradesh Posted On: 29 OCT 2020 A search action was started by the Income Tax Department on 28.10.2020 in the case of a Bijnor based group engaged in real estate business and it’s associates. There were allegations that the group companies were having huge security pre...

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Income-tax Exemption on deemed LTC fare for non-Central Government employees

In order to provide the benefits to other employees (i.e. non-Central Government employees) who are not covered by the above mentioned OM, it has been decided to provide similar income-tax exemption for the payment of cash equivalent of LTC fare to the non-Central Government employees also....

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Income Tax Department conducts searches in Tamil Nadu

The Income Tax Department has carried out searches on 28.10.2020 at 22 premises in Coimbatore, Erode, Chennai and Namakkal on a group engaged in the running of Educational Institutions and their associates, including a civil contractor. The search was carried out on the basis of information that fees collected from students were not fully...

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Tax Audit under Section 44AB- ICAI Checklist (Download)

Approach To Tax Audit Under Section 44AB Of The Income Tax Act, 1961 (Checklist) This document is a joint effort of the Direct Taxes Committee and the Taxation Audit Quality Review Board of ICAI. This checklist is designed to assist the members in enhancing the quality of tax audit under section 44AB of the Income […]...

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Income Tax Department conducts searches in Delhi- NCR, Haryana, Punjab, Uttarakhand & Goa

The Income tax Department has carried out a search and seizure action on 26.10.2020 on a large network of individuals running the racket of entry operation and generation of huge cash through fake billing. The search operations have been conducted on 42 premises across Delhi- NCR, Haryana, Punjab, Uttarakhand and Goa....

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Extension of Tax Audit and ITR Due dates is a welcome Move

Extension of Due Date for Tax Audit and Furnishing of Income Tax Returns for FY 2019-2020 welcomed by many organisations The Central Board of Direct Taxes has extended due dates of filing income tax returns till January 31, 2021 for taxpayers who have to get their accounts audited and those that are required to furnish […]...

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Extend due date of Filing ITR and Income Tax Audit Report

CA N. D. Gupta who is also Member of Parliament, Rajya Sabha has requested Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman, Honourable Minister of Finance for Extension for due date of Filing Income Tax Returns and Audit Report under the Income Tax Act for Financial year ended 31.03.2020. N. D. Gupta B.Com (Hons.), FCA Member of Parliament, Rajya Sabha […...

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Income Tax Department conducts searches in J&K

The Income Tax Department carried out search and seizure actions on 22/10/2020 on a group of three assessees, based in Srinagar. Searches were conducted at 15 residential and business premises, out of which 14 were in Srinagar and 1 in Delhi....

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Instructions for filling out Form ITR-7 for A.Y. 2020-21

These instructions are guidelines for filling the particulars in Income-tax Return Form-7 for the Assessment Year 2020-21 relating to the Financial Year 2019-20. In case of any doubt, please refer to relevant provisions of the Income-tax Act, 1961 and the Income-tax Rules, 1962....

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Instructions For Filling Out FORM ITR-6 for A.Y. 2020-21

These instructions are guidelines for filling the particulars in Income-tax Return Form-6 for the Assessment Year 2020-21 relating to the Financial Year 2019-20. In case of any doubt, please refer to relevant provisions of the Income-tax Act, 1961 and the Income-tax Rules, 1962. 1. Assessment Year for which this Return Form is applicable ...

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Instructions for filling out Form ITR-5 for AY 2020-21

These instructions are guidelines for filling the particulars in Income-tax Return Form-5 for the Assessment Year 2020-21 relating to the Financial Year2019-20. In case of any doubt, please refer to relevant provisions of the Income-tax Act, 1961 and the Income-tax Rules, 1962. 1. Assessment Year for which this Return Form is applicable T...

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Instructions for filling ITR-4 SUGAM for A.Y. 2020-21

These instructions are guidelines to help the taxpayers for filling the particulars in Income-tax Return Form-4 for the Assessment Year 2020-21 relating to the Financial Year 2019-20. In case of any doubt, please refer to relevant provisions of the Income-tax Act, 1961 and the Income-tax Rules, 1962....

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Instructions for filling out FORM ITR-3 for AY 2020-21

These instructions are guidelines for filling the particulars in Income-tax Return Form-3 for the Assessment Year 2020-21 relating to the Financial Year 2019-20. In case of any doubt, please refer to relevant provisions of the Income-tax Act, 1961 and the Income-tax Rules, 1962. 1. Assessment Year for which this Return Form is applicable ...

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Instructions for filling out Form ITR-2 for AY 2020-21

These instructions are guidelines for filling the particulars inIncome-tax Return Form-2 for the Assessment Year 2020-21 relating to the Financial Year 2019-20. In case of any doubt, please refer to relevant provisions of the Income-tax Act, 1961 and the Income-tax Rules, 1962. 1. Assessment Year for which this Return Form is applicable T...

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Instructions for filling ITR-1 SAHAJ for A.Y. 2020-21

These instructions are guidelines to help the taxpayers for filling the particulars in Income-tax Return Form-1 for the Assessment Year 2020-21 relating to the Financial Year2019-2020. In case of any doubt, please refer to relevant provisions of the Income-tax Act, 1961 and the Income-tax Rules, 1962....

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Extend Tax Audit/TP Audit/ITR due date of AY 2020-21

Direct Taxes Professionals’ Association, Kolkata has made a Request to consider extension in the dates of furnishing of Tax Audit Report under section 44AB and audit report under sec. 92E of the Income Tax Act and the due date of filing ITRs of A Y 2020-21. Ref. No. DTPA/Rep/20-21/2 Date: 22.10.2020 To, Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman […...

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Revised Form 3CD Schema released after 21 days of Applicability

Form 3CD revised wef 01.10.2020 vide Notification No. 82/2020-Income Tax Dated: 1st October, 2020 but Schema for the same changed on 22.10.2020. Now the Question arises here is what is the status of Tax Audit Report Submitted on or after 01.10.2020 until the release of New Schema. Are they invalid Tax Audit Reports & Who […]...

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Tax Audit Due Date extension- Writ Filed in Various HC – Status

1. The Rajasthan Tax Consultants Association vs. Union of India (Rajasthan High Court), D.B. Civil Writ Petition No. 12605/2020 As per sources The Rajasthan Tax Consultants Association has filed a writ with Hon’ble Rajasthan High Court on 19.10.2020 which got registered on 21.10.2020 for Granting extension of Tax Audit due date for AY 2...

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Extend due date of Tax Audit, ITR Filing & Relevant compliances

Request for extension of time for submission of tax audit reports  U/S 44AB of the Income Tax Act,1961 for the A.Y.2020-21 and for extension of time for submission of income tax returns u/s 139(1) for A.Y.2020-21 and other consequential Income Tax compliances....

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Extend Due dates of GST Annual Returns & Income Tax audit

Bhartiya Udyog Vyapar Mandal has made a representation for Extension of Due date of GST Annual Returns and Income Tax audits and compliance of Notices to Honble Union Finance Minister, Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman. Text of the Representation is as follows:- BHARTIYA UDYOG VYAPAR MANDAL Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman Honble Union Finance Minister Nort...

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RTCA files writ in HC for Tax Audit Due date extension (Read Petition)

Rajasthan Tax Consultants Association  has filed a writ with Hon;ble Rajasthan High Court to direct the CBDT to decide the representation of the RTCA requesting extension  due date of filing of Tax Audit Report and Income-tax Return for the assessment year 2020-2021 till December 31, 2020. Relevant Text of the Petition is as follows:- T...

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Extend due date for filing Tax Audit Report & Return

All Odisha Tax Advocates Association (AOTAA) requested to consider the genuine difficulties of the Tax Payers and Tax Professionals and to extend the due date of filing of the Tax Audit Reports for the A.Y. 2020-2021 from 31st October, 2020 to 31st March, 2021 and for filing the income tax returns from 30th November, 2020 […]...

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Income Tax Department carries out searches in Bihar

The Income Tax Department carried out searches on 19.10.2020 in the cases of two Government contractors having premises in Purnea, Katihar and Saharasa and a silk trader in Bhagalpur in Bihar. The searches were based on intelligence gathered, which indicated that large scale unaccounted cash was being generated and used for various purpos...

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Extend due date for filing of Tax Audit reports, TP Audits & ITR

Request for Extension of due date for filing of Tax Audit reports, Transfer Pricing (TP) Audits and Income-tax returns-AY 2020-21 till 31st March 2021....

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Extend due date for submitting Tax Audit Report & filing IT Returns

Tax Bar Association, Kota has made a request for Extension of due date for submitting Tax Audit Report and for filing IT Returns to 31st March 2021 to ameliorate the difficulties faces by the assessee in this corona period. Tax Bar Association, Kota Hon’ble Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman Ji Union Minister of Finance, Ministry of Finance, [...

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Extend due date to submit Tax Audit Report & IT Returns

Tax Bar Association, Alwar has made request for Extension of due date for submitting Tax Audit Report and for filing IT Returns of F.Y. 2019-20 to 31st March 2021. Tax Bar Association, Alwar Date 08.10.2010 Hon’able smt. Nirmala Sitaraman ji Union Minister of Finance, Ministry of Finance, Govt. of India. North Block, New Delhi.11000...

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Further extend due dates for filing of both ITR & TAR

Udaipur Tax Bar Association requested for Further Extension of due dates for filing of both Income Tax Returns (ITR) & Tax Audit Reports (TAR) for F.Y. 2019-20 (A.Y. 2020-21) UDAIPUR TAX BAR ASSOCIATION 10.10.2020 Hon’able Smt. Nirmala Sitaraman Union Finance Minister, Ministry of Finance, Govt. of India, North Block, New Delhi ...

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Extend due date for submitting Tax Audit Report & IT Returns

We therefore requested that CBDT shall also exercise discretionary power vested u/s 119 of I.T Act 1961 by extended the due date to 31st March 2021 to ameliorate the difficulties faced by assessee in this corona period....

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Request to extend date of filing Income Tax Audit for FY 2019-20

We request that looking to the circumstance and looking to the government guidelines regarding gradual reopening of offices etc. the time limit for filing of Income Tax returns and Income Tax Audit Report may kindly be extended till 31St December, 2020....

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Extend due date to submit Tax Audit Report & ITR to 31.12.2020

Gujarat Chamber of commerce & Industry Request for extension of due date for submission of Tax Audit Report for A.Y. 2020-21 and Income Tax returns for A.Y. 2020-21 to 31st December, 2020. Gujarat Chamber of commerce & Industry 14th October, 2020/16371 Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman The Hon’ble Union Minister of Finance, Ministry o...

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Extend due date for filing TAR to 28.2.2021 & ITR to 31.03.2021

Karnataka State Chartered Accountants Association requested for extension of due dates as applicable for AY 2020-21 for filing tax audit reports from 30th October 2020 to 28th February 2021 and extension of due date for filing of return of income under section 139(1) from 30th November 2020 to 31st March 2021. Text of the Representation [...

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Extend Due Date of filing of Tax Audit & Income Tax Return

We would request you to further extend the due date of filing tax audit report to 28 February 2021 and Income tax return filing to 31 March at the earliest. The entire fraternity of tax payers and professionals will highly appreciate if this is done soon enough (i.e. well in advance)....

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Extend GSTR-9, GSTR-9C ITR & Tax Audit Due dates

वित्तीय वर्ष 2019-20 (कर निर्धारण वर्ष 2020-21) के लिए आयकर कानून के अंतर्गत प्रस्तुत की जाने वाली ऑडिट रिपोर्ट तथा आयकर विवरणी एवं जी एस टी ...

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Extend dates for filing Tax Audit Report & ITR for AY 2020-21

Tax Practitioners Association, Indore has made a request for Extension of Due Dates for filing Tax Audit, Audit Reports under Income Tax Act and ITR for Assessment Year 2020-21 to Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman, Ministry of Finance. Text of the Representation is as follows:- Dated: 13th Oct., 2020 To, Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman, Ministry of Finance...

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Extend due date of filing of Tax Audit Report & Income Tax Return

Request for extension of due date of filing of Tax Audit Report & Income Tax Return for A.Y.2020-21 as there was delay in notification of ITR forms/release of schema and due to Covid-19 pandemic....

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Extend due dates of Tax/Transfer Pricing Audits & Return Filing

Tax Bar Association, Jodhpur has made a representation to Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman, Hon’ble Union Minister of Finance & Corporate Affairs & Request for Extension of due date for filing of Tax Audit reports, Transfer Pricing Audits and Income-tax returns – AY 2020-21 till 31St March 2021. Text of the representation is as follows...

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Income Tax Department conducts search in Ahmedabad

The Income Tax Department, based on credible intelligence, conducted a search & seizure action on 08.10.2020 at Ahmedabad in the case of a group engaged in the businesses of real estate, construction and land trading. Search was conducted at 27 premises, which included offices and residences of some associates also....

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Extend Due Dates for filing Tax/Transfer Pricing Audit & ITR

Chamber of Tax Consultants has made a representation to Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman, Hon’ble Finance Minister, requesting Extension of Due Dates for filing Tax Audit, Transfer Pricing Audit and Income Tax Return for Assessment Year 2020-21. Text of the representation is as follows:- Date: 7th October, 2020 To, Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman, H...

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Roll-back provisions of TCS under section 206C(1H)

Request for roll-back of provisions of Tax Collection at Source (TCS)  under section 206C (1H) of the Income Tax Act, 1961 which is effective from 01.10.2020. As a result of the said amendment, a seller who receives any amount as consideration for sale of any goods of the value or aggregate of such value exceeding fifty lakh rupees in an...

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Summary of Performance Audit on Income tax Search & Seizure Assessments

Report No.14 of 2020 – Performance Audit on Search and Seizure Assessments in Income Tax Department, Union Government, Department of Revenue – Direct Taxes Search and Seizure is a very powerful tool available to Income Tax Department to unearth any concealed income or valuables and to check the tendencies of tax evasion thereb...

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Highlights of Compliance Audit of provisions of Income Tax Act, 1961

Report No.11 of 2020 – Compliance Audit of Union Government, Department of Revenue – Direct Taxes This Report primarily discuss compliance to the provisions of the Income Tax Act, 1961 and the associated rules, procedures, etc. as applied to all aspects related to the administration of direct taxes. Direct taxes receipts of Union ...

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Govt to study award in Vodafone matter

Finance Ministry has said today that it has just been informed that the award in the arbitration case invoked by Vodafone International Holding BV against Government of India has been passed. The Government will be studying the award and all its aspects carefully in consultation with its counsels. After such consultations, the Government ...

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Income Tax Department conducts search in Jharkhand & West Bengal

 The Income Tax Department has carried out search and survey operations on 25th September, 2020 at around 20 residential and business premises of a prominent group having operations in Jharkhand and West Bengal. The group is engaged in trading of various commodities, production of vanasapati ghee, real estate and tea estates. The group i...

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Extend timeline for filing of Return, Tax & Transfer Pricing audit

Due date for filing of returns for all the taxpayers for A.Y. 2020-21 be extended to 31st March, 2021 and the due date for filing the tax audit report also be extended to 28th February, 2021. Consequently, the timeline for filing all the reports and certificates under the Act which fall due alongwith or in connection with the ITR filing d...

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TCS- Section 206C(1H)- Request to Provide relief & Clarification

The provisions of section 206C(9) of the Act may be suitably amended to allow persons covered under section 206C(1H) of the Act to apply to the assessing officer for Nil/ Lower Tax collection at source certificate....

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35,074 taxpayers opt for Vivad Se Vishwas Scheme

The total number of taxpayers who have opted for the Direct Tax Vivad Se Vishwas Act since its enactment is 35,074 through Form-1 (Declaration under the scheme) that have been submitted till 8th September, 2020....

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10 Registration services deployed with Web-form SPICe+

Web-form SPICe+ offers 10 services by three Central Government Ministries and Departments (Ministry of Corporate Affairs, Ministry of Labour & Department of Revenue in the Ministry of Finance), one State Government (Maharashtra) and various Banks, thereby saving procedures, time and cost for Starting a Business in India....

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Scope of income and Residence in India | Section 5 & 6

Section 5- Scope of income – Income Tax Act, 1961 5. [1] the total income of any previous year of a person who is a resident includes all income from whatever source derived which— [a] is received or is deemed to be received in India in such year by or on behalf of such person […]...

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Measures taken by Government to reform Direct Tax regime

Over the last few years, in order to provide a non-intrusive and non-adversarial tax ecosystem, the Government has taken various measures to reform the Direct Tax regime. This was stated by Shri Anurag Singh Thakur, Union Minister of State for Finance & Corporate Affairs in response to a written question in the Lok Sabha today....

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Measures to promote growth, investment and create new employment opportunities through amendments in the Income Tax Act 1961

In September 2019, the Government announced several measures to promote growth, investment and create new employment opportunities through the amendments in the Income-tax Act, 1961 and the Finance Act (No. 2), 2019. This was stated by Shri Anurag Singh Thakur, Minister of State for Finance & Corporate Affairs in response to a question as...

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Report Misuse of your Income Tax e-Filing account

If you think your e-Filing account may have been compromised or accessed in an unauthorized manner, then you may be a victim of cybercrime. Please report the incident to the concerned police or cyber-cell authorities as a first step....

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Extend due date of filing ITR, Tax Audit/Transfer Pricing Report

Request for extension of due date of filing Return of Income (ITR), Tax Audit Report and Transfer Pricing Report for the Assessment Year 2020-21 by Chamber of Commerce and Industry. Dated- 08/09/2020 Mr. P.C. Mody, IRS Chairman Central Board of Direct Taxes Department of Revenue Ministry of Finance Government of India North Block New Delh...

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Ombudsman under NPS & Atal Pension Yojana

Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority (PFRDA) has appointed Shri Arnab Roy as Stipendiary Ombudsman in terms of PFRDA (Redressal of Subscriber Grievance) Regulations, 2015 for resolving NPS/APY subscriber grievances....

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Request for Extension of Date of Filing of ITR & Audit Report

National Association of Tax Professionals (Haryana Chapter) submitted a representation to The Central Board of Direct Taxes requested for Extension of Date of Filling of ITR and Audit Report. From: National Association of Tax Professionals (Haryana – Chapter) SCO-409,First Floor Mugal Canal, Karnal Haryana 5th, September, 2020. To, The ...

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Representation for relaxation from levy of Section 234A interest

Representation for relaxation from levy of interest u/s. 234A on payment of self-assessment tax for A.Y. 2020-21 within extended due date of 30 November 2020...

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Suggestion /representation on 7 Important Direct Tax Issues

Following is the summary of Suggestion /representation on behalf of the taxpayers/professionals in connection with the Direct tax related matter. Detailed reasoning of same is provided in subsequent paragraphs....

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Extend due date of filing Income Tax Returns & Tax Audit Report

Federation shall, therefore, be most grateful if the date of filing of the tax audit reports for the A.Y 2020-21 is extended by three months i.e from 31st October 2020 to 31st January 2021, and for filing the income tax returns by four months i.e from 30th November 2020 to 31st March 2021....

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One Time relaxation of tax-returns pending due to non-filing of ITR-V

One Time Relaxation of tax-returns for AY’s 15-16,16-17,17-18,18-19 and 19-20 which are pending due to non -filing of ITR-V form and processing of such returns It has been brought to the notice of Central Board of Direct Taxes (‘CBDT’) that a large number of electronically filed ITRs still remain pending with the Income tax ...

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Withdraw New Income Tax TCS provisions

We wish to submit that the provision for collecting Income Tax at source (TCS) which is going to be implemented from 1st October, 2020, will add to the already existing enormous compliance burden of taxpayers. 2. The twin provisions for its applicability being sellers having turnover of above Rs. 50 Crores, and buyer’s volume from an...

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Form 26QD notified by CBDT for section 194M TDS payment

Recently introduced Section 194M of Income tax Act, making it mandatory for Individual & HUF to deduct 5% TDS on prescribed payments As per Section 194 M An Individual or HUF has to deduct TDS other than those who are required to get their accounts audited. It applies when the total amount paid to a […]...

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Income Tax Exemption to Owners of Unauthorized Colonies In Delhi

Over 1700 unauthorized colonies in Delhi were regularised in December last year. Owners Delhi’s unauthorised colonies will now get Income Tax Exemption even if they have purchased land or house at rates below the prevailing market price. The Income Tax Department issued a Notification grating the exemption on any immovable property bein...

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Differences between current & Faceless Assessment scheme

Article explains Differences between current scheme & Faceless Assessment scheme, Constitution of ReACS, Consequences of No Response by Taxpayer and Functions of each of Assessment Unit, Verification Unit, Review Unit & Technical Unit which are approved by respective Range Heads. CURRENT Vs FACELESS ASSESSMENT Present Assessment S...

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Extended date of conducting AGMs for Financial year ended 31.03.2020

Extension for date of Holding Annual General Meeting under the Companies Act for Financial year ended 31.03.2020 with objective of Ease of doing Business & Minimum Government & Maximum Governance....

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1st April Onward CBDT issued refunds of over Rs. 88652 crore

As per tweet by CBDT on its official Handle-From 1st April onwards CBDT has, so far, issued refunds of over Rs. 88,652 crore to more than 24.64 lakh taxpayers from 1st April, 2020 onwards. Income tax refunds of Rs. 28,180 crore have been issued in 23,05,726 cases & corporate tax refunds of Rs. 60,472 crore […]...

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Income Tax Department conducts searches in Bhopal

The Income Tax Department carried out a search and seizure operation on 20.08.2020 at various locations in Bhopal. The key person of one of the groups covered used to run a bangles shop. Another person covered is a property builder/developer and is also running a cricket academy....

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FAQs on NPS & NPS for NRI Through eNPS

Q. 1 What is National Pension System? Ans: National Pension System is a contributory pension system which was initially (from 1st January 2004) introduced for the government employees and later rolled out for all citizens of India from May 1, 2009. Any citizen of India in the age group 18 to 65 years can join […]...

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Launch of ‘Transparent Taxation’ system on Income Tax Portal

On 13th August 2020, Honourable Prime Minister Narendra Modi has enunciated a platform to tribute the honest taxpayers of the country and ensuring awareness about honest tax payment in India. The inauguration of the “Transparent Taxation” program happened at 11 am through video conferencing. The “Transparent Taxation”...

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Gift to Honest taxpayer PM- Faceless assessment taxpayer charter implemented

मोदी ने ईमानदार करदाताओं को दी सौगात, फेसलेस असेसमेंट और टैक्सपेयर्स चार्टर लागू !!  ‘Transparent Taxation – Honouring the Honest’ A new platform Lunched through video conferencing by honoura...

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Taxpayer’s Charter- Obligations & Expectation of Income Tax Dept.

TAXPAYER’S CHARTER THE INCOME TAX DEPARTMENT   is committed to 1. provide fair, courteous, and reasonable treatment The Department shall provide prompt, courteous, and professional assistance in all dealings with the taxpayer. 2. treat taxpayer as honest The Department shall treat every taxpayer as honest unless there is a reas...

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Transparent Taxation, Honouring the honest: Key announcement by PM Modi

The CBDT has carried out several major tax reforms in direct taxes in the recent years, which includes the following: (i) Reduction in corporate tax to 22% from 30% for existing companies and 15% for new manufacturing units. (ii) Abolition of dividend distribution tax (iii) Simplification of compliance norms for startups (iv) Settlement o...

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‘ट्रांसपैरेंट टैक्सेशन: ऑनरिंग द ऑनेस्ट’

ईमानदार करदाताओं को प्रोत्साहन और कर प्रणाली में पारदर्शिता बढ़ाने के लिए प्रधानमंत्री नरेंद्र मोदी ने एक नए और महत्वपूर्ण प्ल...

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Launching Platform For Transparent Taxation- Honoring The Honest By PM Shri Narendra Modi

Launching Platform For Transparent Taxation- Honoring The Honest By PM Shri Narendra Modi Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch the platform for ‘Transparent Taxation – Honoring the Honest’ on 13/08/2020 via Video Conferencing. Govt. has taken several measures from reducing tax rates to ease of compliance. The launch of t...

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PM launches platform for ‘Transparent Taxation – Honoring the Honest’

The CBDT  has carried out several major tax reforms in direct taxes in the recent years.   Last year the Corporate Tax rates were reduced from 30 percent to 22 percent and for new manufacturing units the rates were reduced to 15 percent. Dividend distribution Tax was also abolished....

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Income Tax scrutiny reduced drastically over the years: MOF

Ministry of Finance  Income Tax Returns( ITR) scrutiny reduced to 0.25% in AY 2018-19 IT Dept is changing -from just enforcement to facilitating better taxpayer services. No. of cases selected for scrutiny reduced drastically over the years – 0.71% in AY 2015-16, 0.40% in AY 2016-17, 0.55% in AY 2017-18 & 0.25% in AY 2018-19. [...

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IT Department hopes to complete all Faceless e-Assessments by mid-September

3,130 tax personnel, including 600 IT officers are busy implementing the Faceless e-Assessment scheme of Income Tax. Out of 58,319 cases selected for faceless assessment, already 8,700 cases have been disposed off....

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Postponement of Deadline Fine Income Returns Till September 30

Postponement of Deadline Fine Income Returns Till September 30 Instead of July 31,2020! 1. Introduction: The Central Board of Direct Taxes has once again, relieved the taxpayers from going into an unnecessary hassle for submitting their ITR returns and saving them from paying penal charges unnecessarily. On July 29, the CBDT has formall...

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ITR 1, 2, 3 & 4 for AY 2020-21 are available for e-Filing

ITR 1, ITR 2, ITR 3 & ITR 4 for AY 2020-21 are available for e-Filing. Other ITRs will be available shortly. Please read the instruction given above before start downloading and using the ITR utility for for AY 2020-21. The utility by default will get downloaded in your system “download” folder in a compressed […]...

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All you need to know about TDS Rules before filling your IT returns!

The Government is planning to specify a certain category of taxpayers to pay their entire tax liability for FY 2019-20 in advance, which means such persons shall be required to pay tax even before they got to know their full income and the TDS applicable to it. The new rules shall apply to the taxpayers, whose self -assessment tax [&h...

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Request for Extension of Due Date of ITR for AY 2019-20

Tax Bar Association made a request to Minister of Finance & to CBDT for  Extension of Due date in filing the Returns of Income under Income tax act for the Assessment year 2019-20 [Financial year ending 31st of March 2019]....

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वित्त वर्ष 2018-19 के लिए आयकर के स्वैच्छिक अनुपालन पर ई-अभियान

वित्त वर्ष 2018-19 के लिए आयकर के स्वैच्छिक अनुपालन पर ई-अभियान शुरू करने के लिए सीबीडीटी 20 जुलाई, 2020 से आयकर विभाग की नई पहल 20 जुलाई, 2020 से ...

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Extended due dates for TDS/TCS related compliances

Due date of TDS/TCS related compliances were extended by CBDT on 24.06.2020 vide CBDT’s notification No. 35/2020, dated 24-06-2020. Here we have compiled due date of filing TDS/TCS statement (Form 24Q, 26Q, 26QB, 26QC, 26QD 27Q and 27EQ) of FY 2019-20 and due date for issue of TDS/TCS certificate (Form 16 and Form 16A). EXTENSION [&...

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New Form 26 AS Will Guide Taxpayers In E-Filing of Returns: CBDT

Improved Form 26AS will contain details of taxpayers’ high valued transactions Filing income tax returns could get even more easier and transparent for individual taxpayers from this assessment year. This is because the newly revamped Form 26AS—which is effective from June 1– will also contain the information on taxpayers high value...

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Income Tax Due dates falling on 31st July 2020

Every year July end due dates have one thing in common and that is ITR filing for the taxpayers whose accounts are not required to be audited. But this time around we are all locked up in our homes due to the COVID-19 pandemic and it’s implication being extension of compliance due dates. Thus, this […]...

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e-campaign on voluntary Income Tax compliance for FY 2018-19

CBDT has provide relief measure to taxpayers for filing of belated and revised return w.e.f. 20 July 2020 for the financial year(“FY”) 2018-19, till 31 July 2020. Please be apprised that earlier the last date for said compliance was 31 March 2020....

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E-Campaign for Voluntary Income Tax Compliance : CBDT

The income-tax department will start a 11-day e-campaign starting July 20, 2020, for voluntary tax compliance aimed at such assesses who are either non-filers or have discrepancies/deficiency in their tax returns for financial year 2018-19. As per the statement of Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT), issued on Saturday i.e. July 18, 2020...

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