Budget 2019

32 Income Tax Amendments – Assessment Year 2020-21

Income Tax - 32 Amendments relating to Assessment Year 2020-21 (Finance Act 2019) alongwith Section 111A, 112, 112A, 115JB, 115JC, 115BAA and 115BAB explained RATES OF TAXES APPLICABLE TO ASSESSMENT YEAR 2020-2021 (FINANCIAL YEAR 2019-2020) A. INDIVIDUAL AND HINDU UNDIVIDED FAMILY a) Individual Below 60 years /HUF Particulars of Taxable income Rate a ...

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Finance Act 2019 amendments (Applicable for AY 2020-21 i.e. FY 2019-20)

Income Tax - FINANCE ACT 2019- AMENDMENTS (Applicable for AY 2020-21 i.e FY 2019-20) Some important amendments made by Finance Act 2019 to be noted while filing returns for AY 2020-21 1. Rebate under Section 87A: The rebate is available to a resident individual if his total income does not exceed Rs. 5,00,000. The amount of rebate shall […]...

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TDS Section 194M

Income Tax - What is Section 194M, Reason for the introduction of Section 194M, What is the meaning of ‘work’, ‘contract’, and ‘professional services’ in Section 194M, Who has to deduct TDS under section 194M, When can one deduct tax at source under section 194M, Rate of TDS under Section 194M and What is the time limit on […]...

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FAQs: Sabka Vishwas (Legacy Dispute Resolution) Scheme, 2019

Income Tax - Who is eligible to file declaration under SABKA VISHWAS (LEGACY DISPUTE RESOLUTION) SCHEME, 2019? Any person falling under the following categories is eligible, subject to other conditions under the Scheme, to file a declaration:...

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Relief Measure: Sabka Vishwas (Legacy dispute Resolution) Scheme, 2019

Income Tax - Dispute Resolution scheme came by Finance (No. 2) Act ‘2019 to give major relief to the taxpayers having unpaid outstanding liability as on 30-06-2019  with regards to Service Tax , Excise and under 26 other Indirect Tax enactments and Scheme is named as ‘Sabka Vishwas (Legacy Dispute Resolution) Scheme, 2019′. Let summ...

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E-Book on Sabka Vishwas (Legacy Dispute Resolution) Scheme, 2019

Income Tax - Free Updated E-Book on Sabka Vishwas (Legacy Dispute Resolution) Scheme, 2019 as on October 09, 2019 by Mr. Bimal Jain In the Union Budget 2019-20, the Hon’ble Finance Minister announced the Sabka Vishwas (Legacy Dispute Resolution) Scheme, 2019 (SVLDRS, 2019 or the Scheme) to close the pending legacy disputes of Service Tax and Excise....

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Sabka Vishwas – Legacy Dispute Resolution Scheme notified ; to be operationalized from 1st September 2019

Income Tax - Sabka Vishwas – Legacy Dispute Resolution Scheme notified ; to be operationalized from 1st September 2019 Government expects Scheme to be availed by large number of taxpayers for closing their pending disputes relating to legacy Service Tax and Central Excise cases. In the Union Budget 2019-20, the Hon’ble Finance Minister announc...

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7 Post Budget 2019 Suggestions by ICAI

Income Tax - DIRECT TAXES THE INSTITUTE OF CHARTERED ACCOUNTANTS OF INDIA NEW DELHI POST-BUDGET MEMORANDUM – 2019 A. INTRODUCTION 1.0 The Council of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India considers it a privilege to submit this Post-Budget Memorandum to the Government. 1.1 In this memorandum, we have suggested certain amendments to the prop...

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Amendments proposed in Finance (No. 2) Bill, 2019

Income Tax - List No. 3′ LOK SABHA ——– FINANCE (NO.2) BILL, 2019 [As introduced in Lok Sabha] Notice of Amendments S.No Name of Member and text of Amendment Clause No. SMT. NIRMALA SITHARAMAN: 7 Page 6, for lines 47 to 49, substitute.- “(viii) income arising outside . India, being any sum of money referred to in sub-clau...

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Tax Deducted at Source under Section 194M of Income Tax Act, 1961

Income Tax - As the Announcement under UNION BUDGET 2019 had proposed a new section 194 M of the Income Tax Act,1961, which requires an Individual or an HUF, to deduct TDS @5%, where they make payment which exceeds Rs. 50 lakh in a year to a contractor or to a professional. Any Person Other than Those who […]...

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Clarifications on Sabka Vishwas (Legacy Dispute Resolution) Scheme, 2019

Circular No. 1072/05/2019-Central Excise - (25/09/2019) - Only the persons who are eligible in terms of Section 125 can file a declaration under the Scheme. The eligibility conditions are captured in Form SVLDRS-1 (Sr. No. 8). The system automatically disallows persons who are not eligible from filing a declaration....

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Taxation Laws (Amendment) Ordinance, 2019

No 15 OF 2019 - (20/09/2019) - Taxation Laws (Amendment) Ordinance, 2019 amends Section 92BA, section 115BA Section 115JB, Section 115QA and Finance (No.2) Act, 2019. It also inserts section 115BAA - Tax on income of certain domestic companies and 115BAB- Tax on income of certain new domestic manufacturing companies....

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SVLDRS declarations to be handled by Designated Committees

SVLDRS Advisory No. 01/2019 - (30/08/2019) - As you may be aware. the `Sabka Vishwas Legacy Dispute Resolution Scheme’ will come into effect on 1st September 2019. There will be two Designated Committees in each Commissionerate to handle the declarations made under this scheme. DIRECTORATE GENERAL OF SYSTEMS & DATA MANAGEMENT CENTRAL...

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Circular on Sabka Vishwas (Legacy Dispute Resolution) Scheme Rules, 2019

Circular No. 1071/4/2019-Central Excise 8 - (27/08/2019) - Circular No. 1071/4/2019-Central Excise.8 F. No. 267/78/2019/CX-8-Pt.III Government of India Ministry of Finance Department of Revenue Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs Dated, the 27th August, 2019 To The Principal Chief Commissioners/ Chief Commissioners (All) The Principal Director Gene...

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Govt notifies Part I, IV, VI & VII of Chapter VI of Finance Act, 2019

S.O. 2899(E), S.O. 2900(E), S.O. 2901(E), S.O. 2902(E) - (09/08/2019) - Government hereby appoints the 9th day of August, 2019, as the date on which the provisions of Part I, IV, VI & VII of Chapter VI of the Finance (No. 2) Act, 2019 (23 of 2019), shall come into force. PUBLISHED BY AUTHORITY MINISTRY OF FINANCE (Department of Financial Services) NOTIFICATION New D...

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Recent Posts in "Budget 2019"

32 Income Tax Amendments – Assessment Year 2020-21

32 Amendments relating to Assessment Year 2020-21 (Finance Act 2019) alongwith Section 111A, 112, 112A, 115JB, 115JC, 115BAA and 115BAB explained RATES OF TAXES APPLICABLE TO ASSESSMENT YEAR 2020-2021 (FINANCIAL YEAR 2019-2020) A. INDIVIDUAL AND HINDU UNDIVIDED FAMILY a) Individual Below 60 years /HUF Particulars of Taxable income Rate a ...

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Finance Act 2019 amendments (Applicable for AY 2020-21 i.e. FY 2019-20)

FINANCE ACT 2019- AMENDMENTS (Applicable for AY 2020-21 i.e FY 2019-20) Some important amendments made by Finance Act 2019 to be noted while filing returns for AY 2020-21 1. Rebate under Section 87A: The rebate is available to a resident individual if his total income does not exceed Rs. 5,00,000. The amount of rebate shall […]...

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TDS Section 194M

What is Section 194M, Reason for the introduction of Section 194M, What is the meaning of ‘work’, ‘contract’, and ‘professional services’ in Section 194M, Who has to deduct TDS under section 194M, When can one deduct tax at source under section 194M, Rate of TDS under Section 194M and What is the time limit on […]...

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FAQs: Sabka Vishwas (Legacy Dispute Resolution) Scheme, 2019

Who is eligible to file declaration under SABKA VISHWAS (LEGACY DISPUTE RESOLUTION) SCHEME, 2019? Any person falling under the following categories is eligible, subject to other conditions under the Scheme, to file a declaration:...

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E-Book on Sabka Vishwas (Legacy Dispute Resolution) Scheme, 2019

Free Updated E-Book on Sabka Vishwas (Legacy Dispute Resolution) Scheme, 2019 as on October 09, 2019 by Mr. Bimal Jain In the Union Budget 2019-20, the Hon’ble Finance Minister announced the Sabka Vishwas (Legacy Dispute Resolution) Scheme, 2019 (SVLDRS, 2019 or the Scheme) to close the pending legacy disputes of Service Tax and Excise....

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Clarifications on Sabka Vishwas (Legacy Dispute Resolution) Scheme, 2019

Circular No. 1072/05/2019-Central Excise (25/09/2019)

Only the persons who are eligible in terms of Section 125 can file a declaration under the Scheme. The eligibility conditions are captured in Form SVLDRS-1 (Sr. No. 8). The system automatically disallows persons who are not eligible from filing a declaration....

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Relief Measure: Sabka Vishwas (Legacy dispute Resolution) Scheme, 2019

Dispute Resolution scheme came by Finance (No. 2) Act ‘2019 to give major relief to the taxpayers having unpaid outstanding liability as on 30-06-2019  with regards to Service Tax , Excise and under 26 other Indirect Tax enactments and Scheme is named as ‘Sabka Vishwas (Legacy Dispute Resolution) Scheme, 2019′. Let summ...

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Important points of Taxation Laws (Amendment) Ordinance, 2019

Important pointers of The Taxation Laws (Amendment) Ordinance, 2019 1) For existing Companies – (Whether Manufacturing or not) a. Rate of tax – 22% + applicable surcharge and cess b. Conditions – Have not availed any deduction under i. Additional allowance on scientific research, ii. Section 32AD, 32AB, 35CCC, 35CCD iii. Additional ...

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Applicability, Eligibility, Relief, Procedure of Sabka Vishwas Scheme

Article explains Applicability of Sabka Vishwas (Legacy Dispute Resolution) Scheme, 2019, Eligibility for Sabka Vishwas (Legacy Dispute Resolution) Scheme, 2019, Relief under the Scheme, Procedure to file forms under Sabka Vishwas (Legacy Dispute Resolution) Scheme, 2019 and Status of cases/ appeal pending before the authorities. Sabka Vi...

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Taxation Laws (Amendment) Ordinance, 2019

No 15 OF 2019 (20/09/2019)

Taxation Laws (Amendment) Ordinance, 2019 amends Section 92BA, section 115BA Section 115JB, Section 115QA and Finance (No.2) Act, 2019. It also inserts section 115BAA - Tax on income of certain domestic companies and 115BAB- Tax on income of certain new domestic manufacturing companies....

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Sabka Vishwas Scheme: Effect And Analysis

Any person can avail the benefits of Sabka Vishwas for any issue. The only qualifying criteria is the stage and pendency of case in terms of aforesaid rule. The meaning of ‘case’ under this rule is defined and it says:...

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Sabka Vishwas (Legacy Dispute Resolution) Scheme, 2019 (SVLDRS 2019)

In the Union Budget 2019-20, the Finance Minister announced the Sabka Vishwas-Legacy Dispute Resolution Scheme, 2019. The Scheme has now been notified and will be operationalized from 1st September 2019 and it will continue till 31st December 2019....

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Confusion on Exclusion from SVLDRS 2019

Many of the assessee are worried whether they can avail the scheme specified under SVLDRS or if they are ineligibile pursuant as if provision of Sec 125(1)(e) Sabka Vishwas (Legacy Dispute Resolution) Scheme, 2019 will be applicable on them. The main point of concerned is the notices they have received wrt verification of Service tax [&he...

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Sabka Vishwash Legcy Dispute Resolution Scheme

 Chapter V of Finance (No. 2) Act, 2019 In the past, indirect tax laws were fraught with huge pending litigation with more than Rs. 375,000 crores being blocked in Service Tax- and Central Excise-related litigations. In Budget 2019, the Honourable Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman proposed to introduce a dispute-resolution scheme, t...

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How to View / Take Actions on submitted SVLDR Scheme applications

User – Manual – View /Actions on applications submitted under SVLDR Scheme,2019 Tax officer’s User manual for SVLDRS: Step 1: There will be one member in each designated committee with Approval Permissions i.e. the officer will be able to issue SVLDRS 2/2B/3/4 . The Tax officer of the designated committee login with his SSO-...

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How taxpayer can view / submit SVLDRS-Form 2A, B and 3

Tax Payer User -Manual For Form 2A /other actions under  Sabka Vishwas (Legacy Dispute Resolution) Scheme, 2019 (SVLDRS, 2019) Tax payer’s login: Step 1: The tax payer clicks on the “Apply SVLDRS Scheme” & the taxpayer enters his Login ID and Password. – Step 2: The taxpayer clicks on the “View SVLDRS” from Menu >&...

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How to View applications submitted under SVLDR Scheme, 2019

Manual View applications submitted under SVLDR Scheme,2019 Step by step process: Step 1 : The tax officers of the designated committee will login in application using their SSO-ID. Step2: The tax officer clicks on GST icon from the screen. Step 3 : The tax officer click on the ” Menu “. Step 4: From the […]...

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Highlight & Procedure for Sabka Vishwas Legacy Dispute Resolution Scheme, 2019

SABKA VISHWAS (LEGACY DISPUTE RESOLUTION) SCHEME, 2019 Government has announced the Sabka Vishwas (Legacy Dispute Resolution) Scheme, 2019 as a part of the recent Union Budget Further, in accordance with the Finance (No 2) Act, 2019, the Central Government has notified the Sabka Vishwas (Legacy Dispute Resolution) Scheme Rules, 2019 as we...

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Eligibility in Sabka Vishwas (Legacy Dispute Resolution) Scheme, 2019 [SVLDRS, 2019]

ELIGIBILITY/INELIGIBILITY UNDER SVLDRS, 2019 Sabka Vishwas (Legacy Dispute Resolution) Scheme, 2019  CATEGORY OF APPLICATION > Litigation  i. SCN involving Duty along with Interest/ Late fee/ penalty (if any) – 124(1)(a)  Case I SCN Received before 30 June 2019; Final Hearing has not taken place as on 30 June 2019 ELIGIBLE.  ...

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Sabka Vishwas Legacy Dispute Resolution scheme- A Summary

The Sabka Vishwas Legacy Dispute Resolution Scheme announced by the Union government in its 2019-20 Budget will be operational from 1st September 2019 till 31st December 2019. The scheme particularly focuses in closing all their pending disputes relating to legacy issues in service tax, central excise & several cesses which are now su...

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SVLDRS, 2019- Sabka Vishwas (Legacy Dispute Resolution) Scheme, 2019

Taxes paid under following Acts are covered by Sabka Vishwas (Legacy Dispute Resolution) Scheme, 2019 Central Excise, Service Tax Other Indirect tax enactments namely The Agricultural Produce Cess Act,1940 The Coffee Act, 1942 The Mica Mines Labour Welfare Fund Act, 1946 The Rubber Act, 1947 The Salt Cess Act, 1953 The Medicinal and Toile...

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Sabka Vishwas (Legacy Dispute Resolution) Scheme, 2019- Comprehensive Analysis

SABKA VISHWAS (LEGACY DISPUTE RESOLUTION) SCHEME, 2019 is a bold endeavor to unload the baggage relating to the legacy taxes viz. Central Excise and Service Tax that have been subsumed under GST and to allow business to make a new beginning. It may be appreciated that the ambit of the scheme is wide enough to cover all kinds of pending d...

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PPT on Sabka Vishwas (Legacy Dispute Resolution) Scheme, 2019

Sabka Vishwas (Legacy Dispute Resolution) Scheme, 2019  as introduced vide THE FINANCE (NO.2) ACT, 2019 wef 1-9-2019 Objectives ♦ One time measure for liquidation of past disputes of central excise and service tax ♦ To provide an opportunity of voluntary disclosure to,non-compliant taxpayers. Cases covered under the Scheme… √A s...

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SVLDRS declarations to be handled by Designated Committees

SVLDRS Advisory No. 01/2019 (30/08/2019)

As you may be aware. the `Sabka Vishwas Legacy Dispute Resolution Scheme’ will come into effect on 1st September 2019. There will be two Designated Committees in each Commissionerate to handle the declarations made under this scheme. DIRECTORATE GENERAL OF SYSTEMS & DATA MANAGEMENT CENTRAL BOARD OF INDIRECT TAXES & CUSTOMS 4...

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Note on Sabka Vikas (Legacy Dispute Resolution) Scheme, 2019

Note on Sabka Vikas (Legacy Dispute Resolution) Scheme, 2019 and Rules thereon Update Source : Notification No. 04/2019 Central Excise-NT and Notification No. 05/2019 Central Excise-NT , Central govt. has notified Sabka Vishwas (Legacy Dispute Resolution) Scheme, 2019 and Sabka Vishwas (Legacy Dispute Resolution) Scheme Rules, 2019 Sabka ...

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Sabka Vishwas (Legacy Dispute Resolution) Schemes 2019

Hon Finance Minister Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman had announced SABKA VISHWAS (LEGACY DISPUTE RESOLUTION) SCHEME, 2019 for unblocking Rs. 3.85 Lacs Cr in pending litigation relating to Excise & Service Tax etc. at various levels from SCN stage to adjudication pending upto Supreme Court. Date has been notified for start of the scheme and ru...

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Circular on Sabka Vishwas (Legacy Dispute Resolution) Scheme Rules, 2019

Circular No. 1071/4/2019-Central Excise 8 (27/08/2019)

Circular No. 1071/4/2019-Central Excise.8 F. No. 267/78/2019/CX-8-Pt.III Government of India Ministry of Finance Department of Revenue Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs Dated, the 27th August, 2019 To The Principal Chief Commissioners/ Chief Commissioners (All) The Principal Director Generals/ Director Generals (All) Dear Madam...

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Text of Sabka Vishwas (Legacy Dispute Resolution) Scheme, 2019

CHAPTER V SABKA VISHWAS (LEGACY DISPUTE RESOLUTION) SCHEME, 2019 120. Short title and commencement. (1) This Scheme shall be called the Sabka Vishwas (Legacy Dispute Resolution) Scheme, 2019 (hereafter in this Chapter referred to as the “Scheme”). (2) It shall come into force on such date as the Central Government may, by notification...

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Sabka Vishwas – Legacy Dispute Resolution Scheme notified ; to be operationalized from 1st September 2019

Sabka Vishwas – Legacy Dispute Resolution Scheme notified ; to be operationalized from 1st September 2019 Government expects Scheme to be availed by large number of taxpayers for closing their pending disputes relating to legacy Service Tax and Central Excise cases. In the Union Budget 2019-20, the Hon’ble Finance Minister announc...

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Analysis of Sabka Vishwas (Legacy Dispute Resolution) Scheme Rules, 2019

In the Union Budget 2019-20, the Hon’ble Finance Minister announced the 'Sabka Vishwas-Legacy Dispute Resolution Scheme, 2019'. The Scheme has now been notified and will be operationalized from 1st September 2019. The Scheme would continue till 31st December 2019. ...

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Sabka vishwas (Legacy resolution dispute scheme 2019) -Procedure

Sabka vishwas (Legacy resolution dispute scheme 2019) and its procedure by Notification 05/2019 of Central Excise, NT dt 21.08.19 Introduction- It was announced in the Finance Budget 2019, for  cases pending during Pre-GST regime in adjudication or appeal at any forum, this scheme offers a relief of 70 per cent from the duty demand if [&...

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Sabka Vishwas (Legacy Dispute Resolution) Scheme-Procedure, Eligibility

Introduction: Sabka Vishwas (Legacy Dispute Resolution) Scheme, 2019 was introduced by the Finance Act 2019 which has now come into force vide Notification No. 05/2019 Central Excise-NT dated 21st August, 2019. By this Notification, government made Sabka Vishwas (Legacy Dispute Resolution) Scheme Rules, 2019 which shall be effective from ...

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Sabka Vishwas (Legacy Dispute Resolution) Scheme- Analysis

The Sabka Vishwas (Legacy Dispute Resolution) Scheme is a one time measure for liquidation of past disputes of Central  Excise and Service Tax as well as to ensure disclosure of unpaid taxes by a person eligible to make a declaration. The Scheme shall be enforced by the Central Government from a date to be notified....

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Taxation changes in Budget 2019

In Budget 2019  there are Numerous  of changes related to  Income tax , related to compliance part , additional burden of Tax by imposing super rich surcharges and ,  step taken by giving  enhancing limit of exemption to boom and revive housing sector , Imposing TDS on Cash withdrawn  to curb  cash transaction, and encouraging [&he...

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Amendments to CGST Act 2017 and IGST Act 2017

Article explains Amendments to CGST Act, 2017 and IGST Act, 2017 (Section 91 to 111 of Finance Bill, 2019), Customs Exemptions ( IGST) and Retrospective Exemption of Uranium Ore Concentrate. Finance Act, 2019 (GST Provisions) •Finance Act, 2019 received the assent of the President of India on 1st August, 2019. •However, sections 92 to...

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Study of Sabka Vishwas (Legacy Dispute Resolution) Scheme 2019

Sabka Vishwas (Legacy Dispute Resolution) Scheme 2019 It shall come into force w.e.f a date to be notified Sabka Vishwas (Legacy Dispute Resolution) Scheme 2019 is a Dispute Resolution cum Amnesty Scheme for legacy cases of Central Excise, Service Tax and Cess. It covers past disputes of taxes which have got subsumed in GST namely [&helli...

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7 Post Budget 2019 Suggestions by ICAI

DIRECT TAXES THE INSTITUTE OF CHARTERED ACCOUNTANTS OF INDIA NEW DELHI POST-BUDGET MEMORANDUM – 2019 A. INTRODUCTION 1.0 The Council of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India considers it a privilege to submit this Post-Budget Memorandum to the Government. 1.1 In this memorandum, we have suggested certain amendments to the prop...

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Section 194N – Whether emulates the Spirit of TDS Provision?

Now A VALID DEBATE can be started whether it can be said that cash withdrawal from bank account by the account holder bears any income element of the recipient so that a valid TDS Provision can be brought in statute?...

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Rates of Income tax as per Finance act, 2019

Rate of income tax – Surcharge and Tax rate for company I. Rates of income-tax in respect of income liable to tax for the assessment year 2019-20 There is no change in this part. It is same as provided earlier. In respect of income of all categories of assessees liable to tax for the assessment […]...

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Glimpses of Union Budget of India (2019-20)

Union Budget of India (2019-20) Ms. Nirmala Sitharaman, Minister for Finance and Corporate Affairs, Government of India announced the Union Budget for 2019-20, in Parliament on July 05, 2019. The budget aimed at boosting infrastructure and foreign investment, the first since the Bharatiya Janata Party led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi r...

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Sec 194M: TDS on payment exceeding Rs 50 lakhs to Contractor or Professional by Individual/HUF

A new section 194M is proposed to be inserted in the Income Tax Act by the Budget 2019 that provides levy of TDS @ 5% on the sum or aggregate of sums, paid or credited in a year on account of contractual work or professional fees by an Individual or Hindu undivided family, not required […]...

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Budget 2018 – Proposed Changes in Customs Law

Changes in Budget ♠ Changes in Customs tariff ( Rates) -Make in India theme -Reduction in duty on raw materials -Increase in duty on finished goods ♠ Significant Changes in Legislative Changes in Customs Act, 1962 ♠ Changes in Customs tariff Act, 1975 Budgetary Changes Customs Duty Rates Customs Tariff: Notification No. 6/2018-Custo...

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Govt notifies Part I, IV, VI & VII of Chapter VI of Finance Act, 2019

S.O. 2899(E), S.O. 2900(E), S.O. 2901(E), S.O. 2902(E) (09/08/2019)

Government hereby appoints the 9th day of August, 2019, as the date on which the provisions of Part I, IV, VI & VII of Chapter VI of the Finance (No. 2) Act, 2019 (23 of 2019), shall come into force. PUBLISHED BY AUTHORITY MINISTRY OF FINANCE (Department of Financial Services) NOTIFICATION New Delhi, the 9th […]...

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Section 194M: TDS on Payment of certain sum by certain Individual / HUF

The Budget introduced new section 194M covering TDS applicability on payment done to resident contractors, commission / brokerage and professionals. Let us analyze what the newly introduced section 194M has to say, in the present article....

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Section 194N – TDS on Cash Withdrawals

While introducing the new applicability of TDS levy on cash withdrawals under newly inserted Section 194N, the Finance Minister Shri Nirmala Sitharam in her budget speech elaborated that the Government has taken a number of initiatives for promotion of the digital payments and less cash economy. She stated that to promote the digital paym...

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President Assents Finance (No. 2) Act, 2019

THE FINANCE (NO. 2) ACT, 2019 NO. 23 OF 2019 (01/08/2019)

THE FINANCE (NO. 2) ACT, 2019 - NO. 23 OF 2019 received the assent of the President on the 1st August, 2019, and is hereby published for general information:—...

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Changes in TDS provision vide Interim and Final Budget 2019

Changes in TDS provision via Finance bill,2019 as passed by Lok Sabha and Interim Budget, 2019 1. Sec 194M (new section): TDS on payment exceeding Rs 50 lakhs to Contractor or Professional by Individual/HUF (Applicable w.e.f. 01/09/2019) Insertion of New Section after Sec 194LD: (1) Any person, being an individual or a Hindu undivided fam...

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Concept of Secondary Adjustment & changes proposed in Finance bill 2019

♣ Secondary Adjustment has been inserted vide section 92CE by the Finance Act, 2017, in order to align TP provisions with OECD TP Guidelines and “international best practices”. ♣ Secondary adjustment means an adjustment in the books of accounts of the taxpayer and its associated enterprise (‘AE’) to reflect that the actual all...

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Sabka Vishwas (Legacy Dispute Resolution) Scheme, 2019- Benefit & Eligibility

Benefits of Sabka Vishwas (Legacy Dispute Resolution) Scheme, 2019: ♦ Relief from payment of tax dues to the extend of 50% to 70% of the tax dues depending on the amount of tax dues involved. ♦ Relief from payment of interest and penalty. ♦ Person discharged not be liable for prosecution. Details Amount (In Rs) […]...

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Important amendments by Interim & Final Budget 2019

SOME IMPORTANT AMENDMENTS BY FINANCE ACT, 2019 (Act No. 7 of 2019) & FINANCE (NO. 2) BILL, 2019 THE FINANCE ACT, 2019 (Act No.7 of 2019) (Interim Budget 2019.) In February’s interim budget, the then acting finance minister Piyush Goyal had provided several income tax sops to the middle-class. Following changes have been made by ...

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Impact of Budget 2019 On Real Estate Sector

The Union Budget 2019 was presented on 5th July in the Lok Sabha  by the First Female Finance Minister Mrs. Nirmala Sitharaman. Highlights of the Budget 2019 for Real Estate Sector: 1. Additional tax benefit of Rs 1.5 lakhs to home buyers The government has increased the benefit of tax deduction against interest on home loans for [&hel...

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Crucial Issues on provisions of Section 194N – Cash withdrawals

The Finance Bill 2019 has finally been passed with the insertion of section 194N – TDS on cash withdrawals.  A finer reading of the provisions emerge the following:...

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PPT-Sabka Vishwas (Legacy Dispute Resolution) Scheme, 2019

Objective of the Sabka Vishwas (Legacy Dispute Resolution) Scheme, 2019- The Scheme is a one time measure for liquidation of past disputes of Central Excise, Service Tax and 26 other indirect tax enactments. The Scheme provides that eligible persons shall declare the unpaid tax dues and pay the same in accordance with the provisions of...

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Key Income tax amendment to Finance Bill 2019 passed by Lok Sabha

Key direct tax amendment to the Finance Bill (No. 2), 2019, as passed by Lok Sabha on 18 July 2019 The Lok Sabha has passed the Finance (No. 2) Bill, 2019 on July 18, 2019, which was presented originally in the Lok Sabha on July 5, 2019. Certain changes have been made to the original […]...

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All about Sabka Vishwas Legacy Dispute Resolution Scheme, 2019

The Finance Minister in her maiden budget introduced Sabka Vishwas (Legacy Dispute Resolution) 2019 (LDRS) in order to curb the pending litigations under the erstwhile Indirect Tax Enactments. The scheme provides relief from tax, penalty, interest, immunity from prosecution, etc., on account of pending disputes....

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Amendments proposed in Finance (No. 2) Bill, 2019

List No. 3′ LOK SABHA ——– FINANCE (NO.2) BILL, 2019 [As introduced in Lok Sabha] Notice of Amendments S.No Name of Member and text of Amendment Clause No. SMT. NIRMALA SITHARAMAN: 7 Page 6, for lines 47 to 49, substitute.- “(viii) income arising outside . India, being any sum of money referred to in sub-clau...

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ICAI Post-Budget Memorandum – 2019

Clause 25 – Proposed section 80EEA - Tax incentive for affordable housing – Certain concerns to be addressed In order to promote affordable housing, the Finance (No. 2) Bill, 2019 proposed to introduce a new section 80EEA so as to provide an additional deduction of up to Rs 1,50,000/- for interest paid on loans borrowed up to 31.03...

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Simplifying the Union Budget 2019

SIMPLIFYING THE BUDGET (JULY 2019)[1] The General Elections 2019 have recently given us a mandate which brought the Bhartiya Janata Party led National Democratic Alliance government again in power after it completed the 5 years from 2014-19. The budget which was brought pre-elections before the country like always had the vision and aim o...

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Download Finance (No. 2) Bill, 2019 as passed by Lok Sabha

Bill No. 55-C of 2019 (18/07/2019)

Lob Sabha has passed Union Budget 2019 i.e. The Finance (No. 2) Bill, 2019  on 18th July 2019 with Various amendment in some of the sections and also inserted few new provisions. Full text of the same is as follows:- AS PASSED BY LOK SABHA ON 18.7.2019 Bill No. 55-C of 2019 THE FINANCE (NO. […]...

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Sabka Vishwas (Legacy Dispute Resolution) Scheme, 2019: Mystery or Resolution?

A. Preface 1. Our Finance Minister, Shrimati Nirmala Sitharaman, in her budget speech mentioned that more than Rs. 3.75 lakh croreis blocked in pending litigations from the Pre-GST Regime i.e., in Service Tax And Excise. In view of such huge funds being blocked, she proposed a “Legacy Dispute Resolution Scheme” (The Scheme) that would...

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Section 80EEA Deduction for additional Interest on loan for Affordable House

Section 80EEA Deduction for additional Interest of Rs.1.50 Lakh on Loan on Affordable House Property (not on Commercial). New section 80EEA is inserted by Budget 2019-20 presented by Finance Minister in Parliament on 5th July 2019. Condition for availing Section 80EEA deduction Loan Sanctioned between 1.4.2019 to 31.3.2020 from financial ...

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Buy Back Tax as amended by Finance Bill 2019

Tax on Income distributed to shareholder (Buy Back Tax) As we are aware of the amendment brought by Finance Bill No. 02, 2019 that now Tax is to be levied on Buy Back of shares of Listed Company too. Before start, please be clear that any payment made by a company on purchase of its […]...

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Is there a hidden fact behind deduction u/s 80EEB on Purchase of Electric Vehicle?

On 5th July 2019 Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman in her maiden budget speech of Union Budget 2019 has proposed to extend income-tax benefit of Rs.1.5 Lakh towards interest paid on loans for buying Electric Vehicle. A new section 80EEB is been proposed to be inserted in Income Tax Act via Finance Bill 2019 to extend […]...

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Union Budget 2019 Highlights on Changes in taxation & Other Laws

Article contains Union Budget 2019 Highlights with Budget at a Glance compiled by the Institute of Cost Accountants of Indian on Changes in Law and taxation related to Indirect Tax, Direct Tax, MSME Sector, Start Ups, Bank/NBFC, Social Stock Exchange, FDI and Foreign Portfolio Investments.  INDIRECT TAX A. Customs Customs Duty Increased/...

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Budget 2019: Extension of tax concession to SUUTI

Extension of tax concession to Special Undertaking of the Unit Trust of India (SUUTI) The Special Undertaking of the Unit Trust of India (SUUTI) was created vide the Unit Trust of India (Transfer of Undertaking and Repeal) Act, 2002. SUUTI is the successor of UTI. The mandate of SUUTI is to liquidate Government liabilities on […]...

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Budget 2019 Rationalizes provisions of Prohibition of Benami Property Transactions Act

The existing provisions of section 23 of the Prohibition of Benami Property Transactions Act (‘the PBPT Act’) provide that the Initiating Officer, with the prior approval of the Approving Authority, shall conduct any inquiry or investigation. This power is exercised by the Initiating Officer where no case is pending before him. Howeve...

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Demerger: Alignment of tax neutrality with Ind-AS requirements

Currently, the provisions of section 2(19AA) of the Income-tax Act, 1961 (Act) define demerger in relation to companies, as a means of transfer undertaken pursuant to a Scheme of Arrangement under sections 230 to 232 of the Companies Act, 2013...

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Tax Deducted at Source under Section 194M of Income Tax Act, 1961

As the Announcement under UNION BUDGET 2019 had proposed a new section 194 M of the Income Tax Act,1961, which requires an Individual or an HUF, to deduct TDS @5%, where they make payment which exceeds Rs. 50 lakh in a year to a contractor or to a professional. Any Person Other than Those who […]...

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What is Sabka Vishwas (Legacy Dispute Resolution) Scheme?

A very unique and substantial relief scheme named as SABKA VISHWAS LEGACY DISPUTE RESOLUTION SCHEME has been proposed. The focus of the government will be to reduce the pending litigations of 28 plus pre-GST laws, the government has proposed a Dispute Settlement Scheme for speedy settlement of pending litigations and to remove the funds b...

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NBFCs: Impact Assessment of Carrot & Stick Approach of Proposed Amendments in Union Budget 2019-20!!

The Union Budget 2019-20 has proposed several amendments/rationalisation measures aimed at encouraging and incentivizing NBFCs and these are discussed as under:...

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Compulsory Filing of ITR if You Pay Electricity Bills of over Rs. 1 Lac

Currently, certain category of person e.g. Individual, HUF are required to file a tax return only if his total income exceeds maximum amount not chargeable to tax. With the objective of ensuring governance in Budget 2019 Proviso to Section 139 (1) has been inserted and the scope of tax-return filing requirement has been widened by [&helli...

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Summary of Amendments made by Finance Bill, 2019

This Budget Bulletin is divided into three parts: Part I – Provides Rates of Taxes applicable for A.Y. 2019-20 and A.Y. 2020-21 (given as a comparison). Part II – Provides the summary of amendments made by Interim Finance Bill, 2019. Part III – Provides the summary of amendments made by Finance (No. 2) Bill, 2019....

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STT on option in securities on difference between strike & settlement price

As per the existing provisions section 99 of the Finance (No.2) Act, 2004, the value of taxable securities transaction in respect of sale of an option in securities, where option is exercised, shall be, the settlement price. In order to rationalise the levy of STT where the option is exercised, it is proposed to amend […]...

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Refund of Tax & Penalty paid under Income Declaration Scheme, 2016

The existing provisions of section 187 of the Finance Act, 2016 provide, inter alia, that the tax, surcharge and penalty in respect of the undisclosed income, declared under the Income Declaration Scheme, 2016 (the Scheme) shall be paid on or before a notified due date. In order to address genuine concern of the declarants, it […]...

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Rationalisation of Provisions of Black Money Act

Rationalisation of the Black Money (Undisclosed Foreign Income and Assets) and Imposition of Tax Act, 2015 The existing provisions of section 2 of the Black Money (Undisclosed Foreign Income and Assets) and Imposition of Tax Act, 2015 (the BM Act) provide inter alia that the “assessee” means a person who is resident in India within [&...

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Budget 2019: Provision of credit of relief provided under section 89

Section 89 of the Income-tax Act contains provisions for providing tax relief where salary, etc. is paid in arrears or in advance. The existing provisions of section 140A, section 143, section 234A, section 234B and section 234C contain provisions relating to computation of tax liability after allowing credit for prepaid taxes and certain...

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Enhancing time limitation for sale of attached property under rule 68B

Enhancing time limitation for sale of attached property under rule 68B of Second Schedule of the Income Tax Act, 1961 The existing provisions of rule 68B of the Second Schedule of the Act provide that no sale of immovable property attached towards the recovery of tax, penalty etc. shall be made after the expiry of […]...

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Clarification on definition of “accounting year” in section 286

Clarification regarding definition of the “accounting year” in section 286 of the Income Tax Act, 1961 vide Union Budget 2019 Section 286 of the Act contains provisions relating to specific reporting regime in the form of Country-by-Country Report (CbCR) in respect of an international group. It provides that every parent entity or the...

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TDS on non exempt portion of life insurance pay-out on net basis

Under section 194DA of the Act, a person is obliged to deduct tax at source, if it pays any sum to a resident under a life insurance policy, which is not exempt under sub-section (10D) of section 10. The present requirement is to deduct tax at the rate of one per cent. of such sum […]...

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Summary of Union Budget 2019

A. DIRECT TAX PROPOSALS-GENERAL 1. Tax Rate Corporate Tax rate Corporate tax rate reduced to 25% (plus applicable surcharge and cess) for a domestic company having total turnover/ gross receipts not exceeding Rs 400 Crores in FY 2017-18 as against the current limit of 250 crores. In other cases, the tax rate remains unchanged at […...

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Union Budget 2019: Quick Insight on Direct Tax Proposals

Direct Tax Proposal – Quick Insight [Budget for clean environment, technology advancement, low cost housing and less cash economy] Brief presentation dealing with following subject areas proposed in Budget. i)  Tax Rate ii) Electric vehicle [Section 80EEB] iii) Affordable Housing [Section 80-IBA & Section 80EEA] iv) Start-ups ...

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Synopsis of Budget 2019 related to Goods & Services Tax

Indirect Tax Budget (GST) -2019  1. Provision of Inter Transfer of fund of Electronic Cash ledger from one head to another: Financial Bill proposes to allow a taxpayer to transfer any amount of tax, interest, penalty, fee or any other amount available in the electronic cash ledger to integrated tax, central tax, state tax, union [&hellip...

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Conditions for Compulsory filing of Income-Tax Return (We must Know)

Conditions for Compulsory filing of Income-Tax Return: Budget 2019 It is a common understanding that an obligation file the return of income under the income-tax Act arises only if the income exceeds the maximum amount not chargeable to tax or when a person desires a loss sustained by him to be carried forward in future. […]...

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Highlights of Union Budget 2019 on Income Tax

The Union Budget for 2019-20 was placed before Parliament on 05.07.2019. Some of the significant proposals related to Income Tax Act, 1961 are as under:...

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Union Budget 2019-20 – Major Tax Proposals

Union Budget for the year 2019-20, as laid in the Parliament on 5th July, 2019 is the first Budget of the new Union Government and so for the Union Finance Minister, a woman. While the Budget promises a host of plans, welfare schemes and developmental activities, here is a snap shot of the of the major offerings in terms of direct and ind...

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Issues in Sabka Vishwas (Legacy Dispute Resolution) Scheme, 2019

There are many issues in this proposed Sabka Vishwas (Legacy Dispute Resolution) Scheme, 2019. Hope such issues get addressed favorably in the Rules and other clarifications to be issued in this regard....

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Budget 2019: Direct Tax measures to provide relief to taxpayers & promote digital economy

The most awaited Union Budget 2019 is unveiled. This being the maiden budget of Modi 2.0, expectations of stakeholders and public at large were high. In order to provide relief to taxpayers and promote digital economy the Hon’ble Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has proposed the following: Proposals to provide relief to taxpayers Int...

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Impact of Union Budget 2019 on NRIs

First women Finance Minister of India presented a decent budget with an aim to boost infrastructure and foreign investment in the country. The announced budget focused on bringing transparency in processes and procedures by proposing introduction of faceless assessment system, levy of TDS on cash payments above threshold limit and promoti...

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Significant Direct Tax Proposals In Union Budget 2019

Significant Direct Tax Proposals In The Finance (No. 2) Bill, 2019 Rates of tax No change in tax rates and basic exemption limit Tax rates for all persons, other than domestic companies, would continue to be the same for A.Y. 2020-21 as applicable for A.Y. 2019-20. Further, there would be no change in the basic […]...

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10 Major Changes in International Taxation- Union Budget 2019

Union Budget 2019 Highlights – International Taxation 1. Relaxation in conditions of special taxation regime for offshore funds [Section 9A] In case of the investment fund incorporated or registered outside India, which satisfies certain conditions as provided in subsection 3 of section 9A of the IT Act, the fund management activity...

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Will infrastructure sector be excluded from deemed income taxation provisions?

Last week, the first full time female Finance Minister of India, Nirmala Sitharaman, presented the first budget of Modi Government 2.0, which sets the tone for the Government’s policy for the next five years. This maiden Budget by the Finance Minister primarily focuses on the mission to drive India to become a five trillion-dollar econo...

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Amendment in CGST Act, 2017 by Union Budget 2019

Analysis of Finance Bill (02) 2019- Goods and Service Tax The major proposed amendment by Finance bill (02) 2019 under GST are as follows. Few amendments which are not so important are not covered. 1. Amendment in Section 10 (Composition Scheme)- To Extend the Benefit of Composition Scheme to Supplier of Service Also History of […]...

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Individual/HUF to Deduct TDS on Contractual & Professional Services

Are you an Individual or HUF Taxpayer? Be Ready to Deduct TDS on Contractual and Professional Services from 1st September 2019 In the Budget 2019 a new Section 194M has been inserted to require any individual or HUF (who is not required to deduct tax under Section 194C or 194J) to deduct tax at source […]...

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Union Budget 2019-20- New Reforms and Initiatives

(A) New reforms in Union Budget 2019-20: – Lower rate of 25% Corporate Tax extended to Companies with Annual Turnover upto INR 400 Crore from earlier cap of upto INR 250 crores, covering 99.3% of the Companies. A relief to corporate sector and one of advantage of running your business as Corporate Entity. – To […]...

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Budget 2019: International Tax, Transfer Pricing & Non-Resident Taxation

Article analyses Budget Proposals by the Finance Act (No. 2), 2019 – Relevant for International Tax, Transfer Pricing & Non-Resident which includes Amendment of section 9 – Gift made to person outside India (non-resident), Amendment of section 9A – Providing relaxation in condition for offshore funds, Amendment of sectio...

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Budget 2019: Exhaustive analysis of amendments in Excise Duty Law

Article explains Union Budget 2019 Proposals Involving Changes in Export Duty Rates, Proposals Involving Change in Excise Duty Rate Though Notifications, Effective change in rate of Special Additional Excise Duty and Road and Infrastructure Cess on Petrol and Diesel, Amendments In Fourth Schedule To Central Excise Act, 1944, Amendment in ...

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Budget 2019: Exhaustive analysis of amendments in Customs Act 1962

Article contains Clause wise Amendments in the Customs Act, 1962 vide Finance (No.2) Bill, 2019 and Other Proposals Involving Changes In Basic Customs Duty Rates,  Clarificatory Amendments In Respective Rate Notifications, Effective change in rate of Road and Infrastructure Cess on Petrol and Diesel, Amendment In The Sixth Schedule To F...

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Budget 2019 Amends Customs Tariff Act, 1975 & First Schedule

Section 9 is being amended so as to insert sub-section (1A) to provide for anti-circumvention measure in respect of countervailing duty. (Clause 85). Section 9C is being amended so as to provide that appeal against an order of determination or review regarding the existence, degree and effect of increased volume of imports of any article ...

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Validity of proposed Section 194N (TDS on Cash Withdrawal)

Validity of Section 194N (TDS on Cash Withdrawal) as Proposed by Finance Bill 2019(2) 1. A new section 194N (‘said Section’) is proposed to be inserted in the Income-tax Act, 1961 (‘the Act’) Vide Finance bill 2019. Said section provides for withholding of tax by the payer Banks, Co-opt societies and Post offices engaged in [&hell...

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