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Section 35 Deduction for expenditure on scientific research

Provisions of section 35 of the Income Tax Act, 1961 covers deduction allowable towards expenditure on scientific research. The provisions are briefly explained in the present article. Deduction towards revenue expenditure on scientific research [Section 35(1)]- Following table briefly explains the deduction available under section 35(1) ...

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₹ 450 Crore concealment detected in IT searches in Kolkata

So far, concealment of income amounting to more than Rs. 450 crore has been detected. The assessee has made an admission of undisclosed income amounting to Rs. 105 crore. The search action has resulted in seizure of unaccounted cash of Rs.1.58 crore....

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Education cess is not disallowable under section 40(a)(ii)

DCIT Vs GE BE Pvt. Ltd. (ITAT Bangalore)

DCIT Vs GE BE Pvt. Ltd. (ITAT Bangalore) Conclusion: Education cess is not tax and thus not disallowable under section 40(a)(ii). Held: Assessee-company was engaged in the business of contract manufacturing of components and parts of medical diagnostic imaging equipment and also engaged in provision of engineering design services to its a...

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Addition justified for Bogus Donation received by Educational Trust

Brijbasi Education And Welfare Society Vs PCIT (Delhi High Court)

Addition made by AO against Educational Trust on account ofdonations were found to be bogus  was justified as  assessee failed to discharge the onus of proof cast upon it and no attempt was made to produce credible material to corroborate the transactions or to explain the contradictory evidence that it was confronted with....

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No section 48 deduction for clearing off mortgage created by assessee prior to transfer of land

Tmt.T.A.H.Zubaida Ummal Vs ITO (Madras High Court)

Tmt.T.A.H.Zubaida Ummal Vs ITO (Madras High Court) Conclusion: Where the mortgage had been created by the owner after he had acquired the property, the clearing of the mortgage by him prior to the transfer of the property would not entitle him to claim deduction under Section 48 because, in such a case he did not […]...

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Taxation of Derivative Transactions

ICAI in it’s guidance note on tax audit has given a glimpse of the method of computation of turnover and profit for the transactions entered in derivatives ...

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USTR Investigation under section 301 of USTR Act on India EL 2020

In June, 2020, the US Trade representative initiated an investigation of India’s 2020 Equalisation levy (EL 2020) under the Section 301 of the Trade Act of 1974 to determine whether India’s EL 2020 is unreasonable / discriminatory and burdens / restricts U.S. commerce. The report was made public on 06 January, 2021....

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Supreme Court explains section 80P(4) deduction

The Mavilayi Service Coop Bank Ltd Vs. CIT (Supreme Court)

The Mavilayi Service Coop Bank Ltd Vs. CIT (Supreme Court of India) Limited object of section 80P(4) is to exclude co-operative banks that function at par with other commercial banks i.e. which lend money to members of the public. Thus, if the Banking Regulation Act, 1949 is now to be seen, what is clear from […]...

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Share premium amount : No Section 68 addition for flimsy reasons

ACIT Vs. Brindavan Agencies Pvt. Ltd. (ITAT Delhi)

ACIT Vs. Brindavan Agencies Pvt. Ltd. (ITAT Delhi) It is seen that the appellant has filed sufficient documents e.g. Permanent Account Numbers, bank statements, etc. to establish the identities of the four share applicants. The copies of the bank statements of the share subscribers wherein the transactions are reflected as well as the fac...

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Section 56(2)(vii)(c) not applicable to Receipt of bonus shares

PCIT Vs Dr. Ranjan Pai (Karnataka High Court)

PCIT Vs Dr. Ranjan Pai (Karnataka High Court) The issue which arises for consideration in this appeal is ‘as to whether the fair market value of bonus shares computed as per Rule 11U and Rule 11U A of the Income Tax Rules can be considered as income from other sources as per Section 56(2)(vii) of […]...

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