Bogus purchases

Complete Guide for Taxation of Bogus or Hawala Purchase from suspicious dealer

Income Tax - Maharashtra Sales Tax Department has published ‘List of Suspicious Dealers, who have issued false bills, without delivery of goods. Such dealers have commonly referred as ‘hawala dealers’ The fact that the list purports to name only ‘Suspicious’ Dealers and not ‘confirmed hawala dealers’. ...

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Investment in Penny Stock- Bogus or Cash Credit U/s. 68?

Income Tax - Now-a-days Income Tax department investigates alleged trading/investment in shares and securities with collusion/connivance with any listed companies or with share broker by conducting Search/ Survey or by asking details u/s 133(6) of the Income Tax Act 1961....

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Bogus Purchases: Addition solely based on sales-tax dept. info not sustainable

Income Tax - ITAT Mumbai held in the case of Hiralal Chunilal Jain vs. ITO that addition for alleged Bogus Purchase not sustainable as AO had made the addition solely on the basis of information received from the Sales tax department without making any independent inquiry or following the principles of natural justice before making the addition. ...

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Why is Maharashtra States Businessmen’s mood OFF? It’s due to issues of MVAT SETOFF.

Income Tax - Businessmen of Maharashtra State are facing a question, whether they should purchase goods from Maharashtra or not? It seems that due to provisions of MVAT Setoff carrying out business in Maharashtra has become difficult....

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VAT Authorities denying Input tax credit on Flimsy Grounds

Income Tax - Denial to grant Input tax credit on Flimsy Grounds by the VAT Authorities without following the settled law laid down by Hon’ble Supreme Court of India and by the High Courts. Every Registered Dealer is the agent of Department of Excise & Taxation as while granting the registration, every registered dealer is authorized to collect [...

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Availment of Cenvat Credit Based on Bogus Invoices of Car Dealers by Insurance Companies

Income Tax - Chennai Zonal Unit of the Directorate General of Central Excise Intelligence Conducts Investigation under Summons Against 16 Insurance Companies Engaged in Providing Motor-Vehicle Insurance Policies, for Wrongly Availing Cenvat Credit to the Tune of Rs. 1200-2500 Crore on the Bogus Invoices of the Car Dealers....

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Delhi VAT Dealers – Caution in Purchases against Tax Invoices

Income Tax - Buy goods from a trusted seller who files return and thereby pays due tax collected from you. Mere 2B statement filing by selling dealer not sufficient – selling dealer needs to back it up with return....

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Punjab State Excise and Taxation department unearthed bogus sale of 656 crore

Income Tax - In the biggest tax evasion fraud of this financial year, the State Excise and Taxation department has unearthed a bogus billing scam to the tune of Rs 656.71 crore by three renowned Ludhiana firms — Singhania International, Shree Vallabh Exports and Krishna Ispat Limited. As per investigations, the firms — all of which deal in [&helli...

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Addition for Bogus capital Gain cannot be made merely based on Statement of Assessee

CIT Vs Smt. Pooja Agarwal (Rajasthan High Court) - CIT Vs Pooja Agarwal (Rajasthan High Court) One of the main reasons for not accepting the genuineness of the transactions declared by the appellant that at the time of survey the appellant in his statement denied having made any transactions in shares. However, subsequently the facts came on record ...

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Bogus LTCG addition based on statement of others not sustainable if Assessee not been provided copy of such statement with Opportunity to cross-examination

ITO Vs Shri K. Ramakrishna Reddy (ITAT Hyderabad) - Ld. CIT(A) erred in treating the income offered by the assessee under the head income from capital gains as against under the head income from other sources as assessed by the Assessing Officer treating the same as income from undisclosed sources....

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ITAT restricts addition for Bogus purchases to 5% of purchase

Shri Sanjay H Shah Vs ITO (ITAT Mumbai) - Where AO was of view that assessee had made bogus purchase on the ground that no proof of transportation and lorry receipt was filed, however, AO was not justified in making addition of 25% of purchase amount and addition was to be restricted to 5% of purchase....

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Mere allegation by investigation dept not sufficient to prove Bogus Capital gains from penny stocks

Meenu Goel Vs ITO (ITAT Delhi) - Meenu Goel Vs ITO (ITAT Delhi) The assessee has submitted various documentary evidences to prove the genuineness of the transaction of sale and purchase of shares which includes a copy of purchase bill dated 22.02.2010; a copy of share transfer form in the favour of the assessee; Copy of bank statem...

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Purchase not bogus for mere non-service of notices U/s. 133(6) at the given addresses

Prabhat Gupta Vs. ITO (ITAT Mumbai) - Non service of noticed is not a ground to raise the addition of bogus purchase to the income of the assessee in view of the law settled in CIT Vs. M/s. Nikunj Eximp Enterprises P. Ltd. 2016 taxman.com 171 (Bombay High Court). ...

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Consider Info related to Penny Stock in Scrutiny Assessment: CBDT

F.No.287/30/2014-IT (inv. II)-Vol-III - (16/03/2016) - Assessing Officer to ensure that information available in the 'Penny Stock' functionality which may be useful for the purpose of cases presently under scrutiny, is examined and considered while finalizing assessments and considering reopening of cases u/s 148 of the IT Act, 1961. ...

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Addition for Bogus capital Gain cannot be made merely based on Statement of Assessee

CIT Vs Smt. Pooja Agarwal (Rajasthan High Court)

CIT Vs Pooja Agarwal (Rajasthan High Court) One of the main reasons for not accepting the genuineness of the transactions declared by the appellant that at the time of survey the appellant in his statement denied having made any transactions in shares. However, subsequently the facts came on record that the appellant had transacted not [&...

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Bogus LTCG addition based on statement of others not sustainable if Assessee not been provided copy of such statement with Opportunity to cross-examination

ITO Vs Shri K. Ramakrishna Reddy (ITAT Hyderabad)

Ld. CIT(A) erred in treating the income offered by the assessee under the head income from capital gains as against under the head income from other sources as assessed by the Assessing Officer treating the same as income from undisclosed sources....

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ITAT restricts addition for Bogus purchases to 5% of purchase

Shri Sanjay H Shah Vs ITO (ITAT Mumbai)

Where AO was of view that assessee had made bogus purchase on the ground that no proof of transportation and lorry receipt was filed, however, AO was not justified in making addition of 25% of purchase amount and addition was to be restricted to 5% of purchase....

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Mere allegation by investigation dept not sufficient to prove Bogus Capital gains from penny stocks

Meenu Goel Vs ITO (ITAT Delhi)

Meenu Goel Vs ITO (ITAT Delhi) The assessee has submitted various documentary evidences to prove the genuineness of the transaction of sale and purchase of shares which includes a copy of purchase bill dated 22.02.2010; a copy of share transfer form in the favour of the assessee; Copy of bank statement highlighting the payment made [&hell...

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Purchase not bogus for mere non-service of notices U/s. 133(6) at the given addresses

Prabhat Gupta Vs. ITO (ITAT Mumbai)

Non service of noticed is not a ground to raise the addition of bogus purchase to the income of the assessee in view of the law settled in CIT Vs. M/s. Nikunj Eximp Enterprises P. Ltd. 2016 taxman.com 171 (Bombay High Court). ...

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On bogus purchases reasonable GP rate would be applied and added to assessee’s income, and not entire bogus purchases

New Consolidated Construction Company Ltd. Vs Dy. CIT (ITAT Mumbai)

New Consolidated Construction Company Ltd. Vs DCIT (ITAT Mumbai) The assessee conceded that to buy peace of mind he was ready to accept the percentage as consistently applied by the Tribunal in other cases. When a query was put to the revenue he also fairly agreed for a reasonable percentage. ITAT held that Profit rate […]...

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Bogus purchase: Addition should be of income component only

N.K. Industries Ltd. Vs. Dy. CIT (Gujarat High Court)

During search proceedings certain blank cheques and blank bills were found from assessee’s premises of the parties from whom purchases were made, and AO made addition of entire purchase from these parties, Tribunal was justified in holding that addition of 25% amount as income would suffice....

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ITAT confirms Penalty on admitted bogus purchase to Inflate work in progress

Centaur Mercantile P. Ltd. Vs ACIT (ITAT Mumbai)

Centaur Mercantile P. Ltd. Vs ACIT (ITAT Mumbai) It is undisputed that the assessee has booked bogus purchases thereby inflating work-in-progress. Hence, it is clear that the assessee was owner of undisclosed income during the year. It was because of the system of accounting followed by the assessee being percentage completion method, tha...

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Share Application Money: Addition U/s. 68 not justified if AO not enquired on details submitted by Assessee

CIT Vs. M/S Russian Technology Center (P) Ltd. (Delhi High Court)

CIT (Central) Vs. M/S Russian Technology Center (P) Ltd. (Delhi High Court) The preceding enumeration of the circumstances of the case show that the assessee had furnished all relevant data before the AO and the CIT(A), which, however, were not inquired into by the AO. Instead he obdurately adhered to his first impression and/or initial [...

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Set off of LTCG on sale of Land against Loss on off-market sale of shares

ACIT (OSD) Vs. Deepakbhai N. Parikh (ITAT Ahmedabad)

By adopting tax planning, long-term loss on sale of shares suffered by assessee on off-market sale transactions can legitimately be adjusted against long-term capital gains on sale of land....

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