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Right of appeal U/s. 260A is a substantive right and cannot be impaired by any subsequent legislation

K Raveendranathan Nair Vs. Commissioner Of Income Tax & Anr. (Supreme Court of India)

S. 260A: Right of appeal is not a matter of procedure. It is a substantive right. This right gets vested in the litigants at the commencement of the lis and such a vested right cannot be taken away or cannot be impaired or imperilled or made more stringent or onerous by any subsequent legislation unless the subsequent legislation said so ...

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Submit note in respect of each high-pitched assessment case: Revenue Secretary

F.No. 225/ 287 /2017/ITA.II- Income Tax Notification (18/08/2017)

In April, 2017, Board had called for all India information regarding functioning of Regional Committees to deal with Tax Payer Grievances from High Pitched Assessments. Some of the charges had reported that the Committees had identified some cases as 'High-Pitched'....

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U S Taxation – S Corporation – Useful information to be learnt and cherished

What is a S Corporation? Quoting directly from, our well known American federal government website for income tax purposes, “S corporations are corporations that elect to pass corporate income, losses, deductions, and credits through to their shareholders for federal tax purposes.”...

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Clarification regarding number of Taxpayers added after Demonetization

Various news reports/articles have appeared in the media regarding inconsistency in the estimates of the number of taxpayers added after demonetization. It has been commented that the following different figures have been given at different forums by different authorities: ...

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CBDT notifies revised Form no. 29B for MAT audit with Annexures

Notification No. 80/2017-Income Tax/ G.S.R. 1028(E) (18/08/2017)

Details of the amount required to be increased or decreased in accordance with sub-section (2A) of section 115JB- [Applicable only where the financial statements of the company are drawn up in compliance with the Indian Accounting Standards specified in Annexure to the Companies (Indian Accounting Standards) Rules, 2015 for the previous y...

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USA is not a person or authority under the Indian Income Tax Act

Spectrum Coal & Power Ltd Vs ACIT (ITAT Mumbai)

USA is not a person or authority under the Indian Income Tax Act, subsidy or grant received from it does not attract Explanation 10 to section 43(1), extraction of coal from mines and processing thereof tantamounts to production...

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Changes in Tax Audit Report – Form 3CD (AY 2017-18)

I. Changes in Tax Audit Report – Form 3CD relating to ICDS Reporting Adjustments CBDT Notification No.88/2016 dt. 29 Sept. 2016 – ICDS Rules 2016 The CBDT has amended/ revised Form 3CD, applicable from AY 2017-18 (i.e. corresponding to Financial/ Previous Year 2016-17) to facilitate changes relating to ICDS Reporting Adjustments t...

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Order No. 137/2017 Promotion & posting of officers to Principal CIT grade

Order No. 137 of 2017 (16/08/2017)

ORDER NO, 137 OF 2017 Consequent upon the approval of ACC the following officers are, hereby, promoted to the grade of Principal Commissioner Of Income Tax (level 15 in the pay matrix Rs 1 82,200 – 2,24,100) w e f the date of assumption of charge of the post or until further orders -...

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ITAT explains theory of ‘preponderance of probability’, rejection of books and best judgement assessment

M/s. GTC Industries Limited Tobacco House, Vs ACIT (ITAT Mumbai)

In situations like this case, one may fall into realm of “preponderance of probability” where there are many probable factors, some in favour of the assessee and some may go against the assessee. But the probable factors have to be weighed on material facts so collected....

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Penalty cannot be levied in respect of an addition not having been made in quantum assessment

JRK Auto Parts (P) Ltd. Vs ACIT (ITAT Delhi)

In this Question arose for consideration was whether penalty under section 271(1)(c) of Income Tax Act, 1961 could be levied in respect of an addition not having been made in quantum/assessment proceedings and it was held that Imposition of penalty proceedings under section 271(1)(c) is strictly circumscribed to addition which has been ma...

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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.

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