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Why should I pay tax?

Income Tax - Some people raise the question 'Why should I pay tax? They argue: I have to pay for my food, for my house, for my travel, for my medical treatment, for owning a vehicle not only cost of vehicle but also vehicle tax and what not. Even on many roads, one has to pay toll tax! They also say that if we compare with countries like USA and UK,...

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Claim of Deduction of Expenses on Payments To Non-residents: A User’s Guide

Income Tax - This article tries to develop a working guide to the officers on the issue of payment to non-residents. The fundamental point to be examined by the Assessing Officers in connection with disallowance under section 40(a)(i) of the Income Tax Act of any payment to a non-resident is whether the sum is taxable under the provisions of the Incom...

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Taxation of Cloud Computing Services – An Analysis

Income Tax - In today's technology world, businesses require access to high end technology equipment like servers in order to host various services online. Due to this, requirement for these kinds of servers have increased tremendously among the e-commerce businesses. Owning/maintaining such servers and upkeep requires skilled manpower, which is a cos...

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Policy For Taxation of Digital Economy

Income Tax - Chandana Ramachandran Commissioner of Income Tax ( LTU), Bangalore chandana.r.chandran@incometax.gov.in Ms Chandana Ramachandran belongs to the 1990 Batch of Indian Revenue Service, presently posted as the Commissioner of income Tax (Large Taxpayer Unit), Bangalore. She has served in various capacities in the department, her longest tenur...

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Post-Liberalisation Direct Tax Reforms in India

Income Tax - Ajai Das Mehrotra Pr. Chief Commissioner of Income Tax, Gujarat ahmedabad.pccit@incometax.gov.in Sh.Ajai Das Mehrotra, is an IRS officer of 1984 batch and is currently posted as Principal Chief Commissioner of Income Tax, Gujrat. He had worked extensively in the field of Assessment, Investigation and other direct taxation fields. He had a...

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Income tax Department Vision 2020: It is time to think the Unthinkable

Income Tax - Vision is aspirational but it is important to define the desired outcomes. The next logical step is to specify the physical action points that would result in the desired outcome. A structure for the Vision 2020 is being proposed, which also includes a format specifying the milestones over the next few years, to achieve these […]...

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CBDT release Time-series and income-distribution data

Income Tax - Central Board of Direct Taxes has further released Time-series data updated up to F.Y. 2018-19 and income-distribution data for A.Y. 2018-19 (F.Y. 2017-18). ...

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CBDT Taxalogue Magazine Jul – Oct 19 | Volume 1 | Issue 1

Income Tax - The Tax Policy, which feels the pulse of the public and addresses their concerns while raising taxes for the Government is considered as the most progressive one. On the other hand, if it ignores the ground reality, it arouses adverse public sentiments....

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CBDT Chairman’s message on 159th Income Tax Day

Income Tax - On this 159th Income Tax Day, I extend my best wishes to each and every member of the Aaykar Parivar and their families. I feel honoured leading such a glorious and professional service, made even more special by the untiring contribution of each and every employee of the Department....

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Procedural & technical issues on IDS, 2016 clarified

Income Tax - Clarification on certain procedural and technical issues regarding the Income Disclosure Scheme, 2016 (IDS) under section 119 of the Income-tax Act, 1961 read with section 195 of the IDS -reg. F.No.225/ 282/ 2017/ITA.II Government of India Ministry of Finance Department of Revenue Central Board of Direct Taxes (ITA. II) North Block, New D...

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CBDT cannot extend time to claim deduction under section 54F

Shivinder Singh Brar, Karta (HUF) Vs. CBDT (Punjab and Haryana High Court) - Where assessee was precluded from construction of new house due to prohibition of construction in his area then assessee could seek relaxation in terms of section 119(2)(c) at time of claiming deduction under section 54F and such claim could be made only within time period, as prescribed under Act f...

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CBDT to Provide informations related to revamp of Income Tax e-filing Website

[a] Copies of all Records Received/Issued for Revamping the Website of Income-Tax Deptt. that relates to Tax Policy & Legislation Division of CBDT in particular (Because to implement the action in question amendment in statute is required to establish due compliance)....

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CBDT to provide details of No. of Tax Audit & Auditors to RTI Applicant

CBDT has provided Tax Audit Data to ICAI based on the returns e-filed during the financial year 2010-11. This has been published in one of the leading Private Website for CAs on 16th day of November 2011. ...

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TDS on Hotel Room Rent & Other Facilities?

The East India Hotels Ltd Vs Central Board of Direct Taxes (Bombay High Court) - TDS on the charges you pay to a Barber? The word ‘carrying out any work’ in section 194C is limited to any work which on being carried out culminates into a product or result. The word ‘work’ in s.194C is limited to doing something with a view to achieving the task undertaken or carry out an...

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Clarification on PAN encrypted Digital Signature Certificate (DSC)

The Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) had recently amended the Rules relating to the manner of furnishing the return of income for companies for Assessment Year 2010-11 and onwards. Under the revised Rules, all companies (including foreign compani...

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Office Order No. 221/2019 – Additional Charge in Pr. CCIT/CCsIT grade

Office Order No. 221 of 2019 - CBDT - (07/10/2019) - Office Order No. 221 of 2019 The following officers in the grade of Pr.CCIT/CCsIT are hereby ordered to hold the charge(s), as indicated against their names, in addition to their substantive charge/additional charge(s), if any, being held by them, with immediate effect and until further orders:...

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Conduct of assessment proceedings through ‘E-Proceeding’ facility

Circular No. 27/2019-Income Tax - (26/09/2019) - In all cases (other than the cases covered under the `e-Assessment scheme, 2019' notified by the Board), where assessment is to be framed under section 143(3) of the Act during the financial year 2019-20, it is hereby directed that such assessment proceedings shall be conducted electronically subjec...

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CBDT omits Proviso to Sub-Rule (5) of Rule 2F of Income-tax Rules

Notification No. 66/2019-Income Tax - (16/09/2019) - Rule 2F of Income-tax Rules, 1962 provides Guidelines for setting up an Infrastructure Debt Fund for the purpose of exemption under clause (47) of section 10. In this Rule Proviso to sub-rule (5) is been omitted by CBDT vide Notification No. 66/2019 dated 16th September, 2019 with effect from 16.09....

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Re-designation of nomenclature of posts of Member CBDT and revision in their Jurisdiction

Office Order No. 197 of 2019-CBDT - (11/09/2019) - Office Order No. 197 of 2019 – Re-designation of the nomenclature of the posts of Member CBDT and revision in their Jurisdiction – reg. F. No.A-35015/7/2012-Ad.VI Government of India Ministry of Finance Department of Revenue (Central Board of Direct Taxes) North Block. New Delhi, The 11t...

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Appeal filing limit not applies to cases of Bogus LTCG/STCG

Circular No. 23 of 2019-Income Tax - (06/09/2019) - Circular No. 23 of 2019 F. No. 279/Misc./M-93/2018-ITJ(Pt.) Government of India Ministry of Finance Department of Revenue Central Board Direct Taxes Judicial Section New Delhi, 6th September 2019 Subject: -Exception to monetary limits for filing appeals specified in any Circular issued under Sectio...

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Income tax Department Vision 2020: It is time to think the Unthinkable

Vision is aspirational but it is important to define the desired outcomes. The next logical step is to specify the physical action points that would result in the desired outcome. A structure for the Vision 2020 is being proposed, which also includes a format specifying the milestones over the next few years, to achieve these […]...

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CBDT release Time-series and income-distribution data

Central Board of Direct Taxes has further released Time-series data updated up to F.Y. 2018-19 and income-distribution data for A.Y. 2018-19 (F.Y. 2017-18). ...

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Office Order No. 221/2019 – Additional Charge in Pr. CCIT/CCsIT grade

Office Order No. 221 of 2019 - CBDT (07/10/2019)

Office Order No. 221 of 2019 The following officers in the grade of Pr.CCIT/CCsIT are hereby ordered to hold the charge(s), as indicated against their names, in addition to their substantive charge/additional charge(s), if any, being held by them, with immediate effect and until further orders:...

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Conduct of assessment proceedings through ‘E-Proceeding’ facility

Circular No. 27/2019-Income Tax (26/09/2019)

In all cases (other than the cases covered under the `e-Assessment scheme, 2019' notified by the Board), where assessment is to be framed under section 143(3) of the Act during the financial year 2019-20, it is hereby directed that such assessment proceedings shall be conducted electronically subject to exceptions in para below....

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Why should I pay tax?

Some people raise the question 'Why should I pay tax? They argue: I have to pay for my food, for my house, for my travel, for my medical treatment, for owning a vehicle not only cost of vehicle but also vehicle tax and what not. Even on many roads, one has to pay toll tax! They also say that if we compare with countries like USA and UK,...

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CBDT omits Proviso to Sub-Rule (5) of Rule 2F of Income-tax Rules

Notification No. 66/2019-Income Tax (16/09/2019)

Rule 2F of Income-tax Rules, 1962 provides Guidelines for setting up an Infrastructure Debt Fund for the purpose of exemption under clause (47) of section 10. In this Rule Proviso to sub-rule (5) is been omitted by CBDT vide Notification No. 66/2019 dated 16th September, 2019 with effect from 16.09.2019. Text of the sub-rule (5) […...

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Re-designation of nomenclature of posts of Member CBDT and revision in their Jurisdiction

Office Order No. 197 of 2019-CBDT (11/09/2019)

Office Order No. 197 of 2019 – Re-designation of the nomenclature of the posts of Member CBDT and revision in their Jurisdiction – reg. F. No.A-35015/7/2012-Ad.VI Government of India Ministry of Finance Department of Revenue (Central Board of Direct Taxes) North Block. New Delhi, The 11th September. 2019 Office Order No. 197 ...

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Appeal filing limit not applies to cases of Bogus LTCG/STCG

Circular No. 23 of 2019-Income Tax (06/09/2019)

Circular No. 23 of 2019 F. No. 279/Misc./M-93/2018-ITJ(Pt.) Government of India Ministry of Finance Department of Revenue Central Board Direct Taxes Judicial Section New Delhi, 6th September 2019 Subject: -Exception to monetary limits for filing appeals specified in any Circular issued under Section 268A of the Income-tax Act, 1961-reg R...

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CBDT enters into 26APAs during current Financial Year

NA (04/09/2019)

CBDT has entered into 26 APAs in the first 5 months of the current financial year (April to August, 2019). With the signing of these APAs, the total number of APAs entered into by the CBDT as of now stand at 297, which includes 32 BAPAs....

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Approval of CIT (Intl. Taxation) not required for certificates U/s. 197/195 if revenue effect is less than Rs. 10 crore

Notification No. F.No.275/16/2019-IT(B) (02/09/2019)

it has been decided to raise threshold of revenue effect for issue of certificates under section 197/195 needing approval of the Commissioner of Income Tax (Intl. Taxation) to Rs. 10 Crore. This threshold will be applicable for all stations in respect of all applications of non-resident taxpayers either pending as on date or filed hereaft...

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