CBDT

CBDT enigmatic directions to CIT(A) to rationalize galore of pending cases and demand stuck therein

Income Tax - Each year Central Broad of Direct Taxes (CBDT) comes out with strategy called as Central Action Plan which prescribes the mechanism and approach for various internal tax departments and authorities to improve tax compliances, widening the tax base, litigation management, reduction in outstanding demand and most importantly, to meet the co...

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Attempts by CBDT to destroy independence of CIT (Appeals)

Income Tax - The author has taken strong exception to the CBDT castigating CIT(A) for giving relief to taxpayers on legal grounds. He has also condemned the CBDTs offer of incentives to CIT(A) to enhance assessments. He has argued that by dictating CIT(A)s to carry out appellate proceedings with a preconceived notion and in a prejudiced process, the C...

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Claiming HRA – What to do if landlord do not have PAN?

Income Tax - If you are paying rent and getting HRA allowance every month, you are eligible for tax deductions according to the prescribed limit of HRA exemption. If you want to avail of the benefits, you must submit the rent receipts to your employer every year at the time of the collection of tax proof. Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) has v...

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National Pension scheme: Additional Deduction of Rs. 50,000

Income Tax - An employee can claim overall deduction of Rs. 2,00,000 (i.e. Rs. 1,50,000 u/s 80C/80CCC/80CCD(1) and Rs. 50,000 u/s 80 80CCD(1B)) for National Pension scheme...

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CBDT’s Measures For Reducing Litigation

Income Tax - In 2015 CBDT issued Circular No. 21/2015 dated 10.12.2015 specifying monetary limits and other conditions for filing Appeals/SLPs by the Income Tax Department before Income Tax Appellate Tribunal, High Court & Supreme Court. Now, as a measure to reduce the tax litigations CBDT has revised these monetary limits as below vide its Circular N...

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CBDT signs nine UAPAs in July, 2018

Income Tax - CBDT has entered into nine more Unilateral Advance Pricing Agreements (UAPAs) during the month of July, 2018. With the signing of these Agreements, the total number of APAs entered into by the CBDT has gone up to 232, which includes 20 Bilateral Advance Pricing Agreements (BAPAs)....

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CBDT seeks details of “Least Performing” CsIT(A)

Income Tax - The CBDT has issued a directive to All Pr. Chief Commissioners of Income Tax seeking details of 2 least performing CsIT (Appeals). It is not specified as to what constitutes least performing. Government of India Ministry of Finance Department of Revenue Central Board of Direct Taxes New Delhi the 27th July, 2018 To, All Pr. Chief [&helli...

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Income Tax Department added 1.06 crore new taxpayers in FY 2017-18

Income Tax - This last year ie FY 2017-18 has been a year of several firsts for the Department. For the first time ever, we achieved a revenue collection target of Rs. 10.03 lakh crore at a net growth rate of 18%, a task which was fraught with challenges. It was also for the first time that the Department was able to add 1.06 crore new taxpayers,...

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CBDT signs three UAPAs in May and June, 2018

Income Tax - The Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) has entered into three Unilateral Advance Pricing Agreements (UAPA) during the past couple of months. With the signing of these Agreements, the total number of APAs entered into by the CBDT has gone up to 223, which inter alia include 20 Bilateral APAs....

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CBDT proposes amendments to Form No. 36, 36A and Rule 47

Income Tax - Income-tax Rules, 1962 (I.T.Rules) prescribe Form No.36 for filing an appeal to the Income Tax Appellate Tribunal (ITAT). Further, a memorandum of cross objections to the ITAT can be filed in Form No.36A. ...

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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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Likely Vacancy for the post of Members of CBDT for FY 2018-19

F.No.A.12026/20/2017-Ad.I - (04/07/2018) - Some posts of Members in the Central Board of Direct Tax (CBDT) in the Department of Revenue in the Level 17 of the pay matrix 2,25,000/- are likely to fall vacant in the financial year i.e. 2018-19....

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CBDT Chairman on Preventive Vigilance as Management Function

Notification No. D.O. No.F.No.DGIT(Vig)/PV/2016-17 - (24/06/2017) - Rule 3(2)0) of the CCS(Conduct) Rules puts the responsibility of ensuring the integrity of subordinates squarely on the supervisory officer. The same was conveyed by my D.O. that a supervisory officer cannot absolve himself from vicarious liability if, having the right, ability and duty to control t...

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Filling up of posts up to the grade of ITO on ad-hoc basis

Notification No. F.No. A_35015/36/2016-Ad.VI - (19/06/2017) - I am directed to refer to the subject mentioned above and to say that during the meeting of representatives of ITGOA and ITEF under the Chairmanship of Chairman, CBDT, held on 27052017, one of the Issues discussed was 'adhoc' promotion on functional basis against the vacancies arising after promotio...

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Order No. 86 of 2017: Promotion and Posting in Pr. CCIT Grade

Order No. 86 of 2017-Income Tax - (26/05/2017) - The following officers in the grade of Chief Commissioner of Income Tax (CCIT) are, hereby, promoted to the post of Principal Chief Commissioner of Income Tax (Pr. CCIT) in the pay scale of Rs. 80, 000/- (Fixed - pre- revised) with effect from the date of assumption of the charge of the post and unt...

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Committee to recommend measures for expeditious recovery of arrears of taxes.

F. No. 385/20/2017-IT(B) - (25/05/2017) - A Committee of the following officers is hereby constituted to study the nature and extent of arrears of direct taxes and to suggest measures for expeditious recovery of the outstanding dues:...

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CBDT enigmatic directions to CIT(A) to rationalize galore of pending cases and demand stuck therein

Each year Central Broad of Direct Taxes (CBDT) comes out with strategy called as Central Action Plan which prescribes the mechanism and approach for various internal tax departments and authorities to improve tax compliances, widening the tax base, litigation management, reduction in outstanding demand and most importantly, to meet the co...

Read More
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Attempts by CBDT to destroy independence of CIT (Appeals)

The author has taken strong exception to the CBDT castigating CIT(A) for giving relief to taxpayers on legal grounds. He has also condemned the CBDTs offer of incentives to CIT(A) to enhance assessments. He has argued that by dictating CIT(A)s to carry out appellate proceedings with a preconceived notion and in a prejudiced process, the C...

Read More
Posted Under: Income Tax |

Claiming HRA – What to do if landlord do not have PAN?

If you are paying rent and getting HRA allowance every month, you are eligible for tax deductions according to the prescribed limit of HRA exemption. If you want to avail of the benefits, you must submit the rent receipts to your employer every year at the time of the collection of tax proof. Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) has v...

Read More
Posted Under: Income Tax |

CBDT signs nine UAPAs in July, 2018

CBDT has entered into nine more Unilateral Advance Pricing Agreements (UAPAs) during the month of July, 2018. With the signing of these Agreements, the total number of APAs entered into by the CBDT has gone up to 232, which includes 20 Bilateral Advance Pricing Agreements (BAPAs)....

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Posted Under: Income Tax |

CBDT seeks details of “Least Performing” CsIT(A)

The CBDT has issued a directive to All Pr. Chief Commissioners of Income Tax seeking details of 2 least performing CsIT (Appeals). It is not specified as to what constitutes least performing. Government of India Ministry of Finance Department of Revenue Central Board of Direct Taxes New Delhi the 27th July, 2018 To, All Pr. Chief [&helli...

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Posted Under: Income Tax |

Income Tax Department added 1.06 crore new taxpayers in FY 2017-18

This last year ie FY 2017-18 has been a year of several firsts for the Department. For the first time ever, we achieved a revenue collection target of Rs. 10.03 lakh crore at a net growth rate of 18%, a task which was fraught with challenges. It was also for the first time that the Department was able to add 1.06 crore new taxpayers,...

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Posted Under: Income Tax |

National Pension scheme: Additional Deduction of Rs. 50,000

An employee can claim overall deduction of Rs. 2,00,000 (i.e. Rs. 1,50,000 u/s 80C/80CCC/80CCD(1) and Rs. 50,000 u/s 80 80CCD(1B)) for National Pension scheme...

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Posted Under: Income Tax |

CBDT’s Measures For Reducing Litigation

In 2015 CBDT issued Circular No. 21/2015 dated 10.12.2015 specifying monetary limits and other conditions for filing Appeals/SLPs by the Income Tax Department before Income Tax Appellate Tribunal, High Court & Supreme Court. Now, as a measure to reduce the tax litigations CBDT has revised these monetary limits as below vide its Circular N...

Read More
Posted Under: Income Tax |

CBDT signs three UAPAs in May and June, 2018

The Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) has entered into three Unilateral Advance Pricing Agreements (UAPA) during the past couple of months. With the signing of these Agreements, the total number of APAs entered into by the CBDT has gone up to 223, which inter alia include 20 Bilateral APAs....

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Posted Under: Income Tax |

Likely Vacancy for the post of Members of CBDT for FY 2018-19

F.No.A.12026/20/2017-Ad.I (04/07/2018)

Some posts of Members in the Central Board of Direct Tax (CBDT) in the Department of Revenue in the Level 17 of the pay matrix 2,25,000/- are likely to fall vacant in the financial year i.e. 2018-19....

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