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Depreciation Vs. Actual cost: Government subsidy for setting up new industry

Pr. CIT Vs M/s. Welspun Steel Ltd. (Bombay High Court)

Pr. CIT Vs M/s. Welspun Steel Ltd. (Bombay High Court) If Government subsidy was intended as an incentive to encourage entrepreneurs to move to backward areas and establish industries. In such a case, specified percentage of the fixed capital cost, which was the basis for determining the subsidy, would be granted. The Court held that, [&h...

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Revised monetary limits is applicable, to all pending SLPs/ appeals: CBDT

F. No.279/Misc/M-93/2018-ITJ (20/08/2019)

Revised monetary limits so mentioned in circular 17/2019 is applicable, to all pending SLPs/ appeals/ cross objections/references. All such pending appeals within the revised limits shall be withdrawn on or before 31.10.2019 and a fortnightly report as to progress on withdrawals should be submitted to Board, by 15th and 31st of every mont...

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Delay in filing of TDS refund due to inadvertence of auditor is Bonafide mistake

G. V. Infosutions Pvt. Ltd. Vs DCIT (Delhi High Court)

G. V. Infosutions Pvt. Ltd. Vs DCIT (Delhi High Court) The rejection of the petitioner’s application under Section 119(2)(b) is only on the ground that according to the Chief Commissioner’s opinion the plea of omission by the auditor was not substantiated. This court has difficulty to understand what more plea or proof any assessee co...

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Section 14A disallowance when Expenditure incurred against earning of exempted income disallowed voluntarily by Assessee

Pr. CIT Vs M/s. Lee & Murihead Pvt Ltd (Bombay High Court)

Pr. CIT Vs M/s. Lee & Murihead Pvt Ltd (Bombay High Court) Sub-section (2) of section 14A of Income Tax Act, 1961  provides that Assessing Officer would determine the amount of expenditure incurred in relation to income which not forms part of total income if he is not satisfied with the correctness of claim of […]...

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Section 80IB deduction cannot be allowed if not claimed by assessee in return filed by him

EBR Enterprises & Anr. Vs Union of India and Anr. (Bombay High Court)

EBR Enterprises Vs Union of India (Bombay High Court) Sub Section (5) of Section 80A of the Act mandates is that, if the assessee fails to make a claim in his return of income for any deduction under the provisions specified therein, the same would not be granted to the assessee. This condition or restriction […]...

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Penalty not leviable if vagueness & ambiguity in recording of satisfaction

Chandu Laxman Chavan Vs DCIT (ITAT Pune)

Chandu Laxman Chavan Vs DCIT (ITAT Pune) While levying penalty, the Assessing Officer invoked only the charge of “furnishing inaccurate particulars of income”. It is evident that while recording satisfaction the Assessing Officer was not clear in his mind as to which charge u/s. 271(1) (c) is to be invoked for initiating penalty. The ...

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Benami Transactions Prohibition Amendment Act, 2016 Retrospective or Prospective

Introduction : The Benami Transaction (Prohibition) Act, 1988 (Unamended Benami Act) was a small Act with only 9 sections. Through introduction of The Benami Transactions (Prohibition) Amendment Act, 2016, w.e.f. 1st November, 2016, the Unamended Benami Act was amended wherein the sections were increased from 9 to 72 sections and the name...

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Section 194DA TDS on Sum received under life insurance policy

Under section 194DA of the Act, a person is obliged to deduct TDS, if it pays any sum to a resident under a life insurance policy which is not exempt under sec 10 (10D). At present, TDS is required to be deducted @ 1% on such sum at the time of payment. However, TDS is not deductible if the amount of such payment is less than one lakh rup...

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Representation on Income Tax and GST Issues faced by taxpayers

We take this opportunity to bring to your kind attention certain very important issues in Income Tax and GST which need to be addressed by the government to further strengthen tax payers’ confidence. ...

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Reassessment based on Documents already in hand of AO not Valid

DCIT Vs Sovereign Pharma Pvt. Ltd. (ITAT Pune)

DCIT Vs Sovereign Pharma Pvt. Ltd. (ITAT Pune) A bare perusal of reasons for reopening would show that the Assessing Officer has erred in invoking the provisions of section 148 r.w.s. 147 after the expiry of four years to cover up his own follies. It is not the case of Revenue that the assessee has […]...

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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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