Capital Gain

LTCG on Sale of Equity Shares bought before 01-02-2018

Income Tax - Equity investors had a long tax holiday as the capital gains were not taxed and were exempt under section 10(38) until assessment year 2018-19. But Capital Gains on sale of equity shares in a listed company or unit of an equity oriented mutual fund (hereafter both are referred to as shares in this article) held […]...

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Allowances / Exemptions Under Income Tax Act, 1961

Income Tax - Taxpayers are normally aware of deduction under the Income Tax Act, 1961 for which they are eligible but it is noticed that taxpayers are found unaware of Taxability of Various Allowances and exemptions available to them under different sources of Income i.e. Salary , Business Income, House property other sources etc....

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Capital Gain – All you want to know

Income Tax - Computation of capital gain depends upon the nature of the capital asset transferred during the previous year, vis-à-vis, short-term capital asset, long-term capital asset or depreciable asset. Capital gain arising on transfer of short-term capital asset or depreciable asset is considered as short-term capital gain, whereas transfer of l...

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Taxation of Capital Gain in India – FAQs

Income Tax - What incomes are charged to tax under the head Capital Gains? Ans: Any profit or gain arising from transfer of a capital asset during the year is charged to tax under the head Capital Gains.​...

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Provisions of Short Term Capital Gain with examples

Income Tax - Gain arising on transfer of capital asset is charged to tax under the head Capital Gains. Income from capital gains is classified as Short Term Capital Gains and Long Term Capital Gains. In this part you can gain knowledge about the provisions relating to tax on Short Term Capital Gains....

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Draft Notification on Tax on Long Term Capital Gain on Shares

Income Tax - Finance Act, 2018 has withdrawn the exemption under clause (38) of section 10 of the Income-tax Act, 1961 (the Act) and has introduced a new section 112A in the Act, to provide that long term capital gains arising from transfer of a long-term capital asset being an equity share in a company or a unit of an equity oriented fund or a unit o...

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Amend Sec. 47(viab) related to indirect transfer of capital asset situated in India

Income Tax - The Finance Act, 2015 has amended provisions dealing with indirect transfer of capital asset situated in India. The amendment provides clarity on certain contentious aspects with regards to taxation of income arising or accruing from such indirect transfers....

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Draft rules on valuation of ‘unquoted shares’ for Sec. 56(2)(x)/50CA

Income Tax - CBDT has released the draft rules prescribing ‘unquoted shares’ valuation for purposes of Sec. 56(2)(x)/50CA (an important development impacting corporate restructuring) inviting comments from public....

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India and Singapore Sign a Third Protocol for Amending DTAA

Income Tax - Third Protocol amends DTAA with effect from 1st April, 2017 to provide for source based taxation of capital gains arising on transfer of shares in a company....

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Tax on Income/Loss arising from Transfer of Unlisted Shares-reg.

Income Tax - CBDT, vide order dated 2nd May, 2016 has given direction to field formation, with a view to avoid disputes/Litigation and to maintain uniform approach that the income arising from transfer of unlisted shares, irrespective of period of holding, would be taxable under the head ‘Capital Gain’ except in certain circumstances where the Ass...

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S. 2(47) | Holding period | Time of agreement to sale vs. execution of sale deed

M/s Rajasthan Agencies Pvt. Ltd. Vs ITO (ITAT Jaipur) - Holding period for purpose of transfer u/s 2(47) was to be considered from the time of agreement to sale instead of execution of sale deed...

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ITAT explains Provisions of Deemed transfer in case of JDA under Section 2(47)(v)

DCIT Vs Hema Mohanlal Divyasree (ITAT Cochin) - DCIT Vs Hema Mohanlal Divyasree (ITAT Cochin) We have carefully perused the JDA entered between the assessee and the developer. As per the JDA (in page 3 para 4), the construction should have completed and the share of build up area marked for the assessee ought to have been handed over within 36 ...

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ITAT upheld addition for accommodation entry receipts as LTCG

Suman Poddar Vs ITO (ITAT Delhi) - Suman Poddar Vs ITO (ITAT Delhi) The evidences put forth by the Revenue regarding the entry operation fairly leads to a conclusion that the assessee is one of the beneficiaries of the accommodation entry receipts in the form of long-term capital gains. The assessee has failed to prove that the share...

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Long-term capital loss on listed shares eligible for set-off against taxable income

M/s. United Investments Vs ACIT (ITAT Kolkata) - M/s. United Investments Vs ACIT (ITAT Kolkata) In this case the assessee had incurred loss on sale of shares after paying STT & these shares were held on investment a/c for period more than 12 months. The assessee claimed that the loss incurred was to be assessed under the head ‘capital gains...

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Receipt from a right to sue cannot be considered capital gain U/s. 45

ACIT Vs Shri Anil Gulabdas Shah (ITAT Mumbai) - ACIT  Vs Shri Anil Gulabdas Shah (ITAT Mumbai) The undisputed position that emerges is the fact that the property under consideration was subject matter of extensive litigation which ultimate got culminated into sale of the property by the assessee in terms of consent terms dated 03/01/2012 between...

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Draft notification for determination of FMV of inventory converted in Capital Assets

Clause (via) in section 28 is inserted by Finance Act, 2018, w.e.f. Financial year 2018-19 and it provides taxation of Inventory in the year in which it is converted in capital Assets. CBDT issued Draft of notification to be issued for amending Income-tax Rules, 1962 for prescribing the manner of d...

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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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TDS on interest under Capital Gains Accounts Scheme of deceased depositor

Notification No. 08/2017- Income Tax - (13/09/2017) - It has been brought to the notice of CBDT that in cases of deceased depositor who has made deposits under the Capital Gains Accounts Scheme, 1988; the banks are deducting TDS on the interest earned on such deposits in the hand of the deceased depositor and issuing TDS certificates in the name of th...

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CBDT notifies Cost Inflation indexes with Base Year as 2001-02

Notification No. 44/2017-Income Tax [S.O. 1790(E)] - (05/06/2017) - CBDT has vice Notification No. 44/2017 notified Cost Inflation indexes with Base Year as 2001-02 for the Financial Year 2001-02 to 2017-18 and same are applicable from Financial Year 2017-18....

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Gain on sale of unlisted share to be considered as Capital Gain

Letter F.No.225/12/2016/ITA.II - (02/05/2016) - For determining the tax-treatment of income arising from transfer of unlisted shares for which no formal market exists for trading, a need has been felt to have a consistent view in assessments pertaining to such income. It has, accordingly, been decided that the income arising from transfer of unli...

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Recent Posts in "Capital Gain"

S. 2(47) | Holding period | Time of agreement to sale vs. execution of sale deed

M/s Rajasthan Agencies Pvt. Ltd. Vs ITO (ITAT Jaipur)

Holding period for purpose of transfer u/s 2(47) was to be considered from the time of agreement to sale instead of execution of sale deed...

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LTCG on Sale of Equity Shares bought before 01-02-2018

Equity investors had a long tax holiday as the capital gains were not taxed and were exempt under section 10(38) until assessment year 2018-19. But Capital Gains on sale of equity shares in a listed company or unit of an equity oriented mutual fund (hereafter both are referred to as shares in this article) held […]...

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ITAT explains Provisions of Deemed transfer in case of JDA under Section 2(47)(v)

DCIT Vs Hema Mohanlal Divyasree (ITAT Cochin)

DCIT Vs Hema Mohanlal Divyasree (ITAT Cochin) We have carefully perused the JDA entered between the assessee and the developer. As per the JDA (in page 3 para 4), the construction should have completed and the share of build up area marked for the assessee ought to have been handed over within 36 months of obtaining necessary […]...

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ITAT upheld addition for accommodation entry receipts as LTCG

Suman Poddar Vs ITO (ITAT Delhi)

Suman Poddar Vs ITO (ITAT Delhi) The evidences put forth by the Revenue regarding the entry operation fairly leads to a conclusion that the assessee is one of the beneficiaries of the accommodation entry receipts in the form of long-term capital gains. The assessee has failed to prove that the share transactions are genuine and […]...

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Allowances / Exemptions Under Income Tax Act, 1961

Taxpayers are normally aware of deduction under the Income Tax Act, 1961 for which they are eligible but it is noticed that taxpayers are found unaware of Taxability of Various Allowances and exemptions available to them under different sources of Income i.e. Salary , Business Income, House property other sources etc....

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Capital Gain – All you want to know

Computation of capital gain depends upon the nature of the capital asset transferred during the previous year, vis-à-vis, short-term capital asset, long-term capital asset or depreciable asset. Capital gain arising on transfer of short-term capital asset or depreciable asset is considered as short-term capital gain, whereas transfer of l...

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Posted Under: Income Tax |

Taxation of Capital Gain in India – FAQs

What incomes are charged to tax under the head Capital Gains? Ans: Any profit or gain arising from transfer of a capital asset during the year is charged to tax under the head Capital Gains.​...

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Provisions of Short Term Capital Gain with examples

Gain arising on transfer of capital asset is charged to tax under the head Capital Gains. Income from capital gains is classified as Short Term Capital Gains and Long Term Capital Gains. In this part you can gain knowledge about the provisions relating to tax on Short Term Capital Gains....

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Section 54B Exemption on Capital Gains from Transfer of Agricultural Land

The Articles discusses about Basic conditions, Exemption Under Section 54B of Income Tax Act, 1961 available to Individual and HUF against Capital Gain Arising from Transfer of Agricultural Land by investment of Capital Gain amount in another land or in Capital Gains Deposit Account Scheme....

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Section 54- Exemption from Capital Gain arising on Transfer of House

A person wanted to shift his residence due to certain reason, hence, he sold his old house and from the sale proceeds he purchased another house. In this case the objective of the seller was not to earn income by sale of old house but to acquire another suitable house....

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