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How LTCG tax will affect mutual funds

Income Tax - The Union Budget of 2018-19 has changed the tax treatment of all equity and equity-oriented mutual funds. This change was by way of a 10% tax imposed on any long-term capital gain (LTCG) exceeding Rs 1 lakh a year. Equity mutual funds were exempt from the LTCG tax earlier. Hence, this change has been viewed by investors with some worry....

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Countrywise Withholding tax rates / Chart as per DTAA

Income Tax - Country wise Withholding tax rate on Dividend (not being covered under Section 115-O), Interest, Royalty and Fee for Technical Services as updated with amendment carried out by Finance Act, 2018...

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Triple Taxation under Income Tax Act, 1961 after introduction of Section 115BBDA

Income Tax - With the introduction of the Section 115BBDA in the Income Tax Act, 1961 by the Finance Act, 2016, w.e.f. 1-4-2017 the Government is levying 3 times tax on same source of Income. As per said section, when the shareholder receives the dividend in aggregate of more that Rs. 10 lakhs, then such shareholder have also to pay Income Tax. Theref...

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8 Major Changes in respect of Income tax for FY 2018-19

Income Tax - The biggest change implemented this financial year is the reintroduction of the long term capital gains tax on stock market investments. 10% Long Term Capital Gains (LTCG) tax will be imposed on profits exceeding `1 lakh made from the sale of stocks and equity-oriented mutual funds that have been held for over a year. ...

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Major changes in Income Tax For FY 2017-18 & 2018-19 for SME

Income Tax - New changes in the Income Tax Law by the Finance Act, 2018 have come into the effect from 01/04/2018 and a few provisions are effective from 01/04/2017, which have been mentioned at relevant places....

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All about Budget Session 2018 of Parliament; Concluded on 6th April, 2018

Income Tax - Budget Session 2018 of Parliament concludes The Budget Session, 2018 of Parliament which commenced on Monday, 29th January, 2018 has been adjourned sine die today i.e. Friday, the 6th April, 2018. In between both parts of the session, both Houses also adjourned for recess for a period of 23 days on Friday, the 9th February, […]...

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Standard deduction available on pension from former employer: CBDT

Income Tax - The Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) has clarified that the pension received by a taxpayer from his former employer is taxable under the head Salaries. The Finance Act, 2018 has amended Section 16 of the Income–tax Act, 1961...

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CBEC renamed central board of indirect taxes and customs (CBIC)

Income Tax - With the enactment of the Finance Act, 2018, CBEC is renamed as the Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (CBIC). The change was necessitated due to enactment of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) which has consolidated the multiple Indirect Taxes into one tax....

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Budget 2018-19 puts a premium on honest investment: Piyush Goyal

Income Tax - NEW DELHI, 12 February 2108: Union Minister of Railways Mr. Piyush Goyal today said that Budget 2018-19 proposals were aimed at removing the structural impediments to attain long term growth, a budget that rises above populism and puts a premium on honest investment towards building a New India....

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Reconciliation of each payment made by deductor to avoid duplication of work of TDS return

Income Tax - In order to make the process of claim of TDS error free, a system was devised some years ago in 2009 and published vide circular no 2/2009, dated 21.05.2009. The relevant excerpt from the said circular is as follows:...

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Plea in Madras HC on Penalty on CAs for Filing Wrong Information- Section 271J

V. Venkata Siva Kumar Vs The Union of India (Madras High Court) - A petition has been filed in the Madras High Court challenging the section 271J of the Income Tax Act inserted vide Finance Act 2017. Madras High Court has admitted the plea and issued notice to Finance Ministry.Section 271J of Income Tax imposed a penalty of Rs. 10,000 on Chartered Accountants fo...

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In all cases where additional evidence is admitted, the CIT (A) should be considered to have exercised his powers u/s 250(4) is not acceptable

ACIT, Circle 17(1) Vs. M/s Vimlesh Industries Pvt. Ltd. (ITAT Delhi) - U/s 250(4), the CIT (A) has the power to direct enquiry and call for evidence from the assessee. Under Rule 46A, the assessee has the right to ask for the admission of additional evidence. If the CIT (A) exercises his powers u/s 250(4) to call for additional evidence, the AO need not be given an opp...

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CBDT withdraws Transport allowance of Rs. 1,600 pm

Notification No. 17/2018 - (06/04/2018) - CBDT has omitted provision related to exemption of transport allowance of Rs. 1,600 per month granted to an employee other than an employee, who is blind or deaf and dumb or orthopaedically handicapped with disability of lower extremities, to meet his expenditure for the purpose of commuting between...

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Analysis of all amendments applicable to FY 2017-18 / AY 2018-19

Circular No. 02/2018-Income Tax - (15/02/2018) - CBDT has issued Explanatory Notes to the Provisions of the Finance Act, 2017 vide Circular No. 02/2018 dated 15.02.2018 clarifying section wise amendments which has been passed by Finance Act, 2017 and which are applicable for Assessment Year 2018-19 or Financial Year 2017-18 in a simple language....

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24 FAQs on Taxation of Long Term Capital Gain on Shares

F.No. 370149/20/2018-TPL - (04/02/2018) - Since the introduction of the Finance Bill, 2018 on 1st February, 2018, several queries have been raised in different fora on various issues relating to the proposed new tax regime for taxation of long-term capital gains. The responses to these queries are provided below....

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Seeks to exempt 10% ethanol blended petrol from additional duty of excise

Notification No. 12/2018-Central Excise - (02/02/2018) - Notification No. 12/2018-Central Excise Seeks to exempt 10% ethanol blended petrol from additional duty of excise (road and infrastructure cess) levied under clause 110 of Finance Bill 2018...

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CBEC exempt excise duty on goods in Fourth Schedule to Central Excise Act, 1944

Notification No. 10/2018-Central Excise - (02/02/2018) - Notification No. 10/2018-Central Excise Seeks to exempt duties of excise on goods falling within Fourth Schedule to Central Excise Act, 1944, in excess of amount calculated at the rate of 50%...

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How LTCG tax will affect mutual funds

The Union Budget of 2018-19 has changed the tax treatment of all equity and equity-oriented mutual funds. This change was by way of a 10% tax imposed on any long-term capital gain (LTCG) exceeding Rs 1 lakh a year. Equity mutual funds were exempt from the LTCG tax earlier. Hence, this change has been viewed by investors with some worry....

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Countrywise Withholding tax rates / Chart as per DTAA

Country wise Withholding tax rate on Dividend (not being covered under Section 115-O), Interest, Royalty and Fee for Technical Services as updated with amendment carried out by Finance Act, 2018...

Read More
Posted Under: Income Tax |

Triple Taxation under Income Tax Act, 1961 after introduction of Section 115BBDA

With the introduction of the Section 115BBDA in the Income Tax Act, 1961 by the Finance Act, 2016, w.e.f. 1-4-2017 the Government is levying 3 times tax on same source of Income. As per said section, when the shareholder receives the dividend in aggregate of more that Rs. 10 lakhs, then such shareholder have also to pay Income Tax. Theref...

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Posted Under: Income Tax |

8 Major Changes in respect of Income tax for FY 2018-19

The biggest change implemented this financial year is the reintroduction of the long term capital gains tax on stock market investments. 10% Long Term Capital Gains (LTCG) tax will be imposed on profits exceeding `1 lakh made from the sale of stocks and equity-oriented mutual funds that have been held for over a year. ...

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20 changes in Income Tax applicable from 01-04-2018 & 01-04-2019

20 changes in Income Tax applicable from 01-04-2018 and 20 changes applicable from 01-04-2019 All major income tax changes made applicable in Budget 2017 & 2018 are carefully listed. 20 changes applicable from 01-04-2018 (Assessment Year 2018-19 / Financial Year 2017-18) and 20 changes applicable from 01-04-2019 (Assessment Year 2...

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Major changes in Income Tax For FY 2017-18 & 2018-19 for SME

New changes in the Income Tax Law by the Finance Act, 2018 have come into the effect from 01/04/2018 and a few provisions are effective from 01/04/2017, which have been mentioned at relevant places....

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5 Income Tax Changes affecting Tax planning from 01.04.2018

Tax planning is one of the Key planning in which everyone indulges to get the most out of the benefits available in Income Tax Act. Budget 2018 proposed some key changes in the income tax laws which will become effective from 01.04.2018. Following are New Income Tax Changes affecting Tax planning from 01.04.2018...

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Fee for delay in filing of Income Tax return w.e.f A.Y 2018-19

Fee for delayed filing of Income Tax Return return under Section 234F of Income Tax Act, 1961 (Applicable w.e.f 01.04.2018 i.e for A.Y 2018-19)...

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Section 80TTB: Rs. 50000 deduction on interest income to senior citizen

New section 80TTB to allow a deduction upto Rs 50,000/- in respect of interest income from deposits held by senior citizens. However, no deduction under section 80TTA shall be allowed in these cases....

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Auto Income Tax Calculator for FY 2018-19 (AY 2019-20)

Auto Income Tax Calculator for Financial Year (FY) 2018-19 / Assessment Year (AY) 2019-20 in Excel Format after considering the amendment in Tax Rates, Deductions and Rebates vide Finance act 2018-19....

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