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Rationalise Income Tax Rates to augment income and for better Compliance

Income Tax : Explore rationale behind rationalizing income tax rates in India, its impact on compliance, and potential benefits for taxpayers. ...

June 21, 2024 795 Views 2 comments Print

Pre Budget Memorandum 2024-25: Tax Base, Avoidance, Litigations

Income Tax : Explore the comprehensive Pre Budget Memorandum 2024-25 addressing crucial aspects like tax base expansion, avoidance mitigation, ...

June 19, 2024 23811 Views 3 comments Print

TDS Deduction under Old vs New Tax Regime & Budget 2023 Impact

Income Tax : In which scheme shall I get my TDS deducted? Old Vs New Tax Regime and impact of Budget 2023! This is most important question, on ...

April 6, 2024 53037 Views 4 comments Print

Taxation of Debt Funds

Income Tax : Explore the changes in taxation of debt mutual funds pre and post April 2023. Learn about impacts, benefits, and strategies. Inves...

March 29, 2024 2829 Views 0 comment Print

Budget: The Beacon of Evolution

Finance, Income Tax : Explore the impact of Indias budget evolution in 2024, focusing on economic growth, reducing disparity, and strategic resource all...

March 12, 2024 159 Views 0 comment Print

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Budget Memorandum 2024 & suggested Amendments to Income-tax Act 1961

Income Tax : Explore the Malad Chamber of Tax Consultants' 2024 Pre-Budget Memorandum proposing crucial amendments to the Income Tax Act, 1961,...

June 20, 2024 2856 Views 0 comment Print

Suggestions for Union Budget 2024-25 in Direct Tax Domain

Income Tax : Explore comprehensive suggestions for Union Budget 2024-25 in direct tax domain, addressing key reforms and their potential impact...

June 17, 2024 939 Views 0 comment Print

ICAI submits Pre-Budget Memorandum to CBDT advocating Tax Reforms

CA, CS, CMA : Read about the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India's Pre-Budget Memorandum 2024 submission, advocating tax incentives for ...

April 30, 2024 1320 Views 0 comment Print

Parliament’s Interim Budget Session 2024 Concludes Successfully

Finance : Interim Budget Session 2024 sees high productivity with 12 Bills passed, Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha exceeding performance targets....

February 12, 2024 546 Views 0 comment Print

Highlights of Finance Bill, 2024

Income Tax : Explore the key highlights of Finance Bill 2024, covering tax rate updates, deduction amendments, faceless scheme implementation, ...

February 2, 2024 3222 Views 0 comment Print

Latest Judiciary

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

Income Tax : A petition has been filed in the Madras High Court challenging the section 271J of the Income Tax Act inserted vide Finance Act 2...

May 9, 2017 4899 Views 2 comments Print

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

Income Tax : 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 ...

March 18, 2012 2252 Views 0 comment Print

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Budget 2024: CBDT invites Suggestions on changes in direct & indirect taxes 

Income Tax : Explore suggestions from trade associations for Budget 2024-25 on changes in direct and indirect taxes. Submit proposals for tax s...

June 12, 2024 693 Views 0 comment Print

Finance Act 2024: President Grants Assent

Income Tax : On February 15, 2024, President Droupadi Murmu granted his assent to the Finance Act 2024 (Budget 2024), officially bringing the g...

February 15, 2024 5469 Views 0 comment Print

Government announces Remission of Income Tax Demands as per Budget 2024

Income Tax : Explore the details of F. No. 375/02/2023 - IT-Budget by the Ministry of Finance. Learn about the remission of outstanding tax dem...

February 13, 2024 11544 Views 0 comment Print

Updation of changes vide Budget 2024-25 in System

Custom Duty : Explore the impact of Budget 2024-25 updates by the Office of the Pr. Commissioner of Customs. Learn about changes, timelines, and...

February 1, 2024 774 Views 0 comment Print

Finance Bill, 2024 for Interim Budget 2024-2025

Income Tax : The Finance Bill, 2024, also known as Bill No. 14 of 2024, is a legislative proposal introduced in the Lok Sabha, the lower hous...

February 1, 2024 8292 Views 0 comment Print

While Announcing the Measures for Stimulating the Economy, Govt Failed to Do Justice with the Service Providers

December 11, 2008 223 Views 0 comment Print

It is strange that while reducing peak rate of excise duty from 14% to 10%, central government did not reduce the peak rate of service tax from 12% to 10% or 8%. After the reduction of excise duty with effect from 7-12-2008, now the rate of excise duty on packaged software will be 8% whereas rate of service tax on customized software will be 12%. [See excise notification no. 49/2006 CE dated 30/12/2006 as amended by notification no. 58/2008 CE dated 07/12/2008]

Government Announces Measures for Stimulating the Economy

December 11, 2008 339 Views 0 comment Print

Government has focussed its attention on countering the impact of the global recession on India’s economic growth. On the monetary side, the RBI has sought to pump sufficient liquidity into the banking system to enable bank credit to meet the expanded requirements of the economy keeping in mind the contraction in credit from non-bank sources. Banks have been provided adequate liquidity through a series of reductions in the CRR and additional flexibility in meeting the SLR requirement.

Higher TDS IF PAN no. Not disclosed to deductor

July 23, 2008 2123 Views 0 comment Print

Companies and individuals who do not reveal their Permanent Account Number (PAN) while receiving income from any source will be liable to pay tax deducted at source (TDS) at the maximum marginal rate of 30 per cent (plus surcharge and education cess). Under the Income Tax Act, 1961, any income payable to the assessee is liable for TDS by the person or entity making the payment. TDS rate ranges from 1 per cent to 30 per cent depending on the nature of income. The Central Board of Direct Taxes is considering changes to the Act to this effect.

CBDT Circular No. 3/2008-Income Tax Dated 12-3-2008

March 12, 2008 7355 Views 0 comment Print

Circular no. 3/ 2008 .1 The Finance Act, 2007 (hereafter referred to as the Act) as passed by the Parliament, received the assent of the President on the 11th day of May, 2007 and has been enacted as Act No. 22 of 2007. This circular explains the substance of the provisions of the Act relating to direct taxes. 2. Changes made by the Finance Act, 2007 2.1 The Finance Act, 2007 (hereinafter referred to as the Act), has,

Budget Highlights on Taxation Front

February 29, 2008 337 Views 0 comment Print

Due Date of Tax Audit Preponed to 30th September. No change in ceiling of Rs. 40 Lacs under section 44AB. DIRECT TAXES -No change in corporate income tax rate. Income Tax exemption rates raised from 1.1 lakhs to 1.5 lakhs across the board. Exemption limit for women raised to 1.8 lakhs and for senior citizen raised to 2.25 Lakh. Fresh Facilities, Encouragement To Sports And Guest Houses Exempted From Fringe Benefit Tax.

Highlights of Rail Budget 2008-09 Presented by Railway Minister on 26.02.2008

February 27, 2008 799 Views 0 comment Print

Following are the highlights of Railway Budget 2008-09 presented by the Railways Minister, Mr Lalu Prasad, in Parliament on Tuesday.· Second-class Sleeper fares cut by 5%. · AC-1 fare cut by 7%. · AC-2 fare cut by 4%. ·AC-3 fare cut by 3%.

Govt may scrap TDS on corporate bonds

January 1, 2008 775 Views 0 comment Print

The finance ministry is expected to announce the abolition of tax deducted at source (TDS) on corporate bonds in Budget 2008-09, official sources told media. The move is expected to stoke the near-dormant secondary market in corporate bonds by bringing them on a par with government securities (G-Secs). TDS on G-Secs was abolished in 2000, a move that had a positive impact on secondary trading in these bonds.

Professionals may get a breather with higher TDS threshold

January 1, 2008 576 Views 0 comment Print

The Budget 2008-09 could bring some cheer to a host of self-employed professionals, like engineers and architects, with the likely increase in the threshold for tax deducted at source (TDS) for these professionals. The existing ceiling for deduction of tax at source is Rs 20,000. As per section 194J of the Income Tax Act, 1961, if the fee for professional or technical service contract undertaken by any of these professionals is more than Rs 20,000, the contract awardee has to deduct tax at the rate of 10%. The government had hiked the rate of TDS from 5% to 10%.

Budget 2007- Analysis of Changes in Service Tax

February 28, 2007 2566 Views 0 comment Print

Letter F. No. 334/1/2007- TRU dated 28-02-2007- The threshold limit of service tax exemption for small service providers is being increased from the present level of Rs.4 lakhs to Rs.8 lakhs with effect from 01.04.2007, by amending notification No.6/2005-Service Tax, dated 01.03.05 vide notification No. 4/2007-Service Tax, dated 01.03.07.

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