Demonetization

Implications of deposit of Specified Bank Notes vis-à-vis Section 69A

Income Tax - Legal implications of deposit of Specified Bank Notes (SBNs) vis-à-vis Section 69A of the Income-tax Act, 1961 It has been considerable time since the demonetization of the earlier bank notes of denomination Rs.1,000/- and Rs.5,000/-, also referred to as the Specified Bank Notes (SBNs) was implemented by the Central Government by notific...

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Remembering Demonetisation on its Fourth Birth Anniversary!!!

Income Tax - The primary reason for bringing out the Direct Tax Vivad Se Vishwaas Scheme 2020, as asserted by the learned Revenue Secretary is to ensure amicable resolution of disputes arising out of OCM/Demonetisation Cases. The Income-tax department has launched an aggressive outreach drive, wherein, a large number of jewellers and real-estate de...

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Beware‼ Penalty on cash receipt of Rs. 2 Lakhs or more

Income Tax - Krishna, from 1st April 2017, for accepting cash people have become very much conservative. Please tell me what precautions anyone should take while accepting cash?...

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Tax @ 82.50% even if you received amount via proper banking channels

Income Tax - Yes, in certain case even if assessee received money through proper banking channels still it may attract tax @ 82.50% if assessee could not explain its source, identity and creditworthiness etc of the lender/giver of the amount to the satisfaction of Assessing Officer...

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Treatment of Cash Sales as Unexplained Cash Credit | Section 68

Income Tax - Is addition u/s 68 of the Income Tax Act justified in case of Cash Sale duly credited in P & L Account and offered for taxation? During the Demonetization period (i.e. 09/11/2016 to 31/12/2016), there has been a huge deposition of cash in old demonetized currency (or SBN) notes in various Bank Account. It was […]...

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No proposal to stop circulation of Rs 2,000 notes

Income Tax - An analysis of the search cases, conducted by Income Tax Department (ITD), involving cash seizures of more than Rs 5 crores in the last three Financial Years reveals that there is a declining trend visible in the seizure of unaccounted cash in denomination of Rs 2,000 notes....

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1.06 Crore people filed ITR for 1st time mainly due to demonetization

Income Tax - Anti-black money measures brought undisclosed income of about Rs 1.3 Lakh Crore to tax  Rs 6,900 Crore worth Benami assets and Rs 1600 Crore worth foreign assets attached 18% growth in direct tax collection in Fy 2017-18 Tax base increased by 1.06 Crore people filing ITR for 1st time mainly on account of demonetization  The […]...

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ICAI withdraws Guide on disclosure of Specified Bank Notes

Income Tax - The Ministry of Corporate Affairs vide notification dated March 30, 2017 notified Companies (Audit and Auditors) Amendment Rules, 2017 and Amendment to Schedule III to the Companies Act, 2013. Vide this amendment, the following new clause was inserted in Rule 11 of Companies (Audit and Auditors) Rules, 2014...

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FM defends Demonitisation & explains its Impact

Income Tax - Demonitisation compelled holders of cash to deposit the same in the banks. The enormity of cash deposited and identified with the owner resulted in suspected 17.42 lakh account holders from whom the response has been received online through non-invasive method. ...

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Action on those Converting Black Money into White during Demonetization

Income Tax - Appropriate action by the Income-tax Department (ITD) and other Law Enforcement Agencies has been taken against those involved in the misuse of the Scheme of Demonetization. Such actions by the Income-tax Department included among others, conducting search and survey actions in relevant cases. During the period November 2016 to March, 201...

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AO cannot tax Cash deposit of less than Rs. 2.5 Lakh during demonetization by housewife

Smt. Uma Agrawal Vs ITO (ITAT Agra) - The instructions of the Board, which are statutory and binding on the revenue, assessing officer has no mandate to tax the cash deposit made in the bank account by the housewife if the amount is less than 2.5 lakh, during the Demonetization Scheme of 2016...

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In case of unaccounted sales only profit therefrom can be taxed

Nawal Kishore Soni Vs ACIT (ITAT Jaipur) - Nawal Kishore Soni Vs ACIT (ITAT Jaipur) It is evident from entries found in cash book of Ram Kumar Soni and from statement recorded from assessee in course of survey that assessee purchased gold in period of demonetization which was obviously for sale to persons on receiving cash from them as the s...

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AO cannot Simultaneously Reject & Rely Audited Books & Make Additions

Nilkantha Saha Vs ITO (ITAT Kolkata) - Nilkantha Saha Vs ITO (ITAT Kolkata) AO Cannot Simultaneously Reject and Rely Audited Books And Make Additions Under Section 68 For Cash Deposit During Demonetisation Period Out Of Cash Sales From a perusal of the cash deposits/ banking transactions, the Ld. A.R drew our attention to the fact that a...

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ITAT upheld Addition for cash deposited in bank during demonetization period for failure to explain Source

Leela Devi Vs ITO (ITAT Delhi) - Leela Devi Vs ITO (ITAT Delhi) It is not in dispute that assessee made cash deposit of Rs. 15 lakhs in her bank account during demonetization period. The assessment year under appeal is 2017-18 and the assessee deliberately filed the return of income belatedly on 25.03.2018. The assessee explained b...

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RTI Seeking date of deposit of Rs. 15L In Citizens’ Accounts is not ‘Information’

Sh. Mohan Kumar Sharma Vs Central Public Information Officer (Central Information Commission) - It is held that information sought regarding date of deposit of Rs. 15 Lakhs in the account of each citizen as promised by PM Narendra Modi and how print media houses came to know before the announcement of PM Narendra Modi about the demonetisation, etc. of the RTI application does not fall under th...

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Bank to preserve CCTV recording of Demonetization period: RBI

No. RBI/2021-22/51 DCM(Plg). No. 51961/10.27.00/2021-22 - (08/06/2021) - Keeping in view the investigations pending with law enforcement agencies, proceedings pending at various courts, you are advised to preserve the CCTV recordings of operations at bank branches and currency chests for the period from November 08, 2016 to December 30, 2016 in a proper way, till further...

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Verification check list for assistance of AOs for OCM Cases

Instruction No. 15 - (15/11/2019) - In this regard, board has issued an instruction related to the verification checklist in the cash deposit cases during the demonetization period for providing the assistance to the AOs for verification of cash deposits and framing of assessment in the demonetisation related cases....

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Check list for Cash deposited during demonetisation

F.No.225/145/2019-ITA-II - (09/08/2019) - Board has earlier issued above referred SOPs/Instruction/Internal Guidance Note regarding handling of cases related to demonetisation. In continuation of the same, a Verification Checklist-cash deposits is enclosed herewith for providing assistance to AOs for verification of cash deposits and framin...

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Cases of substantial cash deposit during demonetisation period- Reg.

F. No. DGIT(S)-ADG(5)-2/Insight Instructions/292/2018-19 - (15/03/2019) - Functionality for viewing information related to Cases of substantial cash deposit during the demonetisation period in which notice under section 142(1) of the I. T. Act has remained non-complied...

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Complete Assessment of case of substantial cash deposit during demonetisation by 30.06.2019

No. 225/363/2017-ITA.II - (05/03/2019) - SOP for handling of cases related to substantial cash deposit during the demonetisation period in which notice under section 142(1) of the Income-tax Act, 1961 has not been complied-regd.-...

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Recent Posts in "Demonetization"

AO cannot tax Cash deposit of less than Rs. 2.5 Lakh during demonetization by housewife

Smt. Uma Agrawal Vs ITO (ITAT Agra)

The instructions of the Board, which are statutory and binding on the revenue, assessing officer has no mandate to tax the cash deposit made in the bank account by the housewife if the amount is less than 2.5 lakh, during the Demonetization Scheme of 2016...

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Bank to preserve CCTV recording of Demonetization period: RBI

No. RBI/2021-22/51 DCM(Plg). No. 51961/10.27.00/2021-22 08/06/2021

Keeping in view the investigations pending with law enforcement agencies, proceedings pending at various courts, you are advised to preserve the CCTV recordings of operations at bank branches and currency chests for the period from November 08, 2016 to December 30, 2016 in a proper way, till further orders....

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Implications of deposit of Specified Bank Notes vis-à-vis Section 69A

Legal implications of deposit of Specified Bank Notes (SBNs) vis-à-vis Section 69A of the Income-tax Act, 1961 It has been considerable time since the demonetization of the earlier bank notes of denomination Rs.1,000/- and Rs.5,000/-, also referred to as the Specified Bank Notes (SBNs) was implemented by the Central Government by notific...

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In case of unaccounted sales only profit therefrom can be taxed

Nawal Kishore Soni Vs ACIT (ITAT Jaipur)

Nawal Kishore Soni Vs ACIT (ITAT Jaipur) It is evident from entries found in cash book of Ram Kumar Soni and from statement recorded from assessee in course of survey that assessee purchased gold in period of demonetization which was obviously for sale to persons on receiving cash from them as the same is normal […]...

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AO cannot Simultaneously Reject & Rely Audited Books & Make Additions

Nilkantha Saha Vs ITO (ITAT Kolkata)

Nilkantha Saha Vs ITO (ITAT Kolkata) AO Cannot Simultaneously Reject and Rely Audited Books And Make Additions Under Section 68 For Cash Deposit During Demonetisation Period Out Of Cash Sales From a perusal of the cash deposits/ banking transactions, the Ld. A.R drew our attention to the fact that as per the audited books, especially [&he...

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ITAT upheld Addition for cash deposited in bank during demonetization period for failure to explain Source

Leela Devi Vs ITO (ITAT Delhi)

Leela Devi Vs ITO (ITAT Delhi) It is not in dispute that assessee made cash deposit of Rs. 15 lakhs in her bank account during demonetization period. The assessment year under appeal is 2017-18 and the assessee deliberately filed the return of income belatedly on 25.03.2018. The assessee explained before AO the source of the […]...

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Remembering Demonetisation on its Fourth Birth Anniversary!!!

The primary reason for bringing out the Direct Tax Vivad Se Vishwaas Scheme 2020, as asserted by the learned Revenue Secretary is to ensure amicable resolution of disputes arising out of OCM/Demonetisation Cases. The Income-tax department has launched an aggressive outreach drive, wherein, a large number of jewellers and real-estate de...

Read More
Posted Under: Fema / RBI |

Beware‼ Penalty on cash receipt of Rs. 2 Lakhs or more

Krishna, from 1st April 2017, for accepting cash people have become very much conservative. Please tell me what precautions anyone should take while accepting cash?...

Read More
Posted Under: Fema / RBI | ,

Tax @ 82.50% even if you received amount via proper banking channels

Yes, in certain case even if assessee received money through proper banking channels still it may attract tax @ 82.50% if assessee could not explain its source, identity and creditworthiness etc of the lender/giver of the amount to the satisfaction of Assessing Officer...

Read More
Posted Under: Fema / RBI | ,

Treatment of Cash Sales as Unexplained Cash Credit | Section 68

Is addition u/s 68 of the Income Tax Act justified in case of Cash Sale duly credited in P & L Account and offered for taxation? During the Demonetization period (i.e. 09/11/2016 to 31/12/2016), there has been a huge deposition of cash in old demonetized currency (or SBN) notes in various Bank Account. It was […]...

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Posted Under: Fema / RBI |

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