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Tax benefits available for home loans

Under Section 80 C, an individual and an HUF can claim a deduction up to Rs 1.50 lakh for principal repayment of home loan taken for a residential house along with other eligible items like Public Provident Fund, Employee Provident Fund, life insurance premium, National Saving Certificates Equity Linked Saving Scheme etc. ...

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Third part statement cannot be relied if No Opportunity for Cross-Examination was given

Rajat Exports Import (India) Pvt. Ltd. Vs ITO (ITAT Delhi)

Rajat Exports Import (India) Pvt. Ltd. Vs ITO (ITAT Delhi) The AO noted in the assessment order that the DIT (Inv.) in the course of investigation in the case of Shri Mukesh Gupta, Shri Rajan Jassal and Shri Surinder Pal Singh recorded their statements. The assessee was supplied with the seized material at the fag […]...

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Gain on sale of Shares held for more than 12 months as investment is LTCG

ACIT Vs M/s. Wig Investment (ITAT Delhi)

ACIT Vs M/s. Wig Investment (ITAT Delhi) AO has treated not only the gain on mutual funds as business income but also gain on profit and sale of shares as also as business income. Now in view of the CBDT Circular dated 29.9.2016, if shares are held for more than 12 months which have been […]...

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Mere Price negotiation do not change nature of compulsory acquisition of urban agricultural land

Smt. Girijakumari M. Vs ITO (ITAT Cochi)

Smt. Girijakumari M. Vs ITO (ITAT Cochi) Compensation for compulsory acquisition of urban agricultural land eligible for section 10(37) benefit The assessee’s 70 cents of land at Vizhinjam Village was notified for compulsory acquisition by Government of Kerala for developing Vizhinjam International Seaport. Though the acquisition procee...

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Penalty U/s. 271(1)(c) cannot be levied for mere Wrong claim of deduction

Aristo Pharmaceuticals (P) Ltd. Vs ACIT (ITAT Mumbai)

Merely disallowance of any claim which is legally not allowable, no penalty under section 271(1)(c) can be levied when there was no concealment of any material facts or furnishing of inaccurate particulars of income....

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Reimbursement of loss to Subsidiary Companies in the course of business is allowable

Mafatlal Industries Limited Vs ITO (ITAT Mumbai)

Mafatlal Industries Limited Vs ITO (ITAT Mumbai) Loss on Account of Compensation on Enforcement of Security Paid to Subsidiary Companies is allowable as same was in the course of business The assessee has claimed loss incurred by two subsidiary companies M/s Mishapar Investment Ltd & Vibhadeep Investment & Trading Ltd on the groun...

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Transfer and posting of the officers in the grade of JCIT / Additional CIT

Office Order No. 03 of 2019 (02/01/2019)

Office Order No. 03 of 2019 The following transfer/postings of the officers in the grade of Joint Commissioner/Additional Commissioner of Income Tax. are hereby ordered with immediate effect and until further orders:...

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100 days of Aayushman Bharat

The Aayushman Bharat Scheme, which was launched on 23rd September, 2018 has completed 100 days. These 100 days have witnessed the most significant steps in improving healthcare for the poor ever since independence....

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Reminiscences of a CCIT: Political Interference and Pressurisation

Binoy Gupta* One day, in August 2005, when I was Chief Commissioner of Hubli, I received a phone call, or rather an offer, to move over to Chennai as Chief Commissioner of Income Tax. During those days, Chennai was a sensitive posting. The AIDMK was ruling the State. The DMK was controlling the income tax, […]...

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Form committee to grant Entertainment Tax Benefits in GST regime: Bombay HC

Adlabs Entertainment Limited Vs Union of India & Ors. (Bombay High Court)

As a part of the tourism policy of the State Government, the petitioner was offered certain incentives in the nature of entertainment tax waiver. Upon introduction of Goods & Services Tax ("GST" for short), the entertainment tax was subsumed. The GST currently prescribed is @ 18%. ...

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