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Analysis on Dividend Chapter of Companies Act, 2013

Company Law - When company earns a profit or surplus, it is able to pay a proportion of the profit as a dividend to shareholders. Any amount not distributed is taken to be re-invested in the business. Applicable provisions: Chapter VIII- Declaration and Payment of Dividend (Section 123 to 127) read with Companies, (Declaration and Payment of Dividend),...

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All about dividend income, payment and compliances

Company Law - Dividend income, payment and reporting has undergone major changes during the last and current financial year with increased taxation in the hands of the recipients and increased reporting requirements. These days investment in shares and securities has become a favourite of most people and as a result many people have dividend income. Al...

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Summary on Taxation of Dividends (Part – I)

Company Law - BEFORE AY 2021-22 ♦ Dividend is taxable in the hands of distributor (i.e. Assessee distributing dividend) @ 15% + Surcharge applicable + Education Cess @ 4% in form of CDT/DDT ♦ Assessee receiving dividend gets Exemption up to Rs. 10 Lakhs of dividend income, above Rs.10 lakhs, taxable @ 10% on excess amount FROM AY […]...

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Declaration of Divided by NBFCs

Company Law - Declaration of dividends by NBFCs In order to infuse greater transparency and uniformity in practice, it has been decided to prescribe guidelines on distribution of dividend by NBFCs. Applicability – All NBFC’s regulated by RBI Effective Date – Effective for declaration of dividend from the profit of F.Y. 2021 – 22 and onwards. Co...

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Taxation of Dividends -In The Hands of Shareholders

Company Law - We know that before Finance Act, 2020 a dividend received from a domestic company is exempt in the hands of shareholders. Because company declaring dividend is required to pay Dividend Distribution Tax (DDT) under provisions of Section 115O of the Income Tax Act,1961 before crediting amount of dividend into account of shareholders. Many b...

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ITAT grants stay on demands of Rs. 3786 Cr on account of DDT

Grasim Industries Limited Vs DCIT (ITAT Mumbai) - Grasim Industries Limited Vs DCIT (ITAT Mumbai) By way of this stay application, the assessee applicant has sought a stay on collection/ recovery of tax and interest demands aggregating to Rs 3,786.34 crores in respect of the dividend distribution tax (DDT), and interest thereon, under section 115...

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Section 10(34) & 10(38) exemption on dividend & LTCG of VCU earned by SARA Fund

Japan International Co-operation Agency (JICA) Vs ACIT (Intl. Taxation) (ITAT Delhi) - Japan International Co-operation Agency (JICA) Vs ACIT (ITAT Delhi) A.O. as well as Ld. CIT(A) have taken a wrong view by holding that the assessee cannot grow tax-free income u/ss 10(34) and 10(35) of the Acts unless additional tax has been paid as per the provisions of Sections 115-0 and 115-R of ...

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Tax rates specified in DTAA in respect of dividend must prevail over DDT

Giesecke & Devrient [India] Pvt Ltd. Vs Add. CIT (ITAT Delhi) - Giesecke & Devrient [India] Pvt Ltd. Vs ACIT (ITAT Delhi) To recapitulate, the DDT is levy on the dividend distributed by the payer company, being an additional tax is covered by the definition of ‘Tax’ as defined u/s 2(43) of the Act which is covered by the charging section 4 of the Act and...

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IRDA approves Preference & Equity Shares as approved investment subject to dividend

REF: IRDAUF8t1/CIR/INV/255/09/2021 - (27/09/2021) - IRDAI permits Insurers to classify investments in Preference Shares and Equity Shares as part of Approved Investment of for at least 2 consecutive years immediately preceding (as required under Regulation 3(a)(4) and 3(a)(S) of IRDAI (Investment) Regulations, 2016) for the period from 1st October, 2...

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Analysis on Dividend Chapter of Companies Act, 2013

When company earns a profit or surplus, it is able to pay a proportion of the profit as a dividend to shareholders. Any amount not distributed is taken to be re-invested in the business. Applicable provisions: Chapter VIII- Declaration and Payment of Dividend (Section 123 to 127) read with Companies, (Declaration and Payment of Dividend),...

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IRDA approves Preference & Equity Shares as approved investment subject to dividend

REF: IRDAUF8t1/CIR/INV/255/09/2021 27/09/2021

IRDAI permits Insurers to classify investments in Preference Shares and Equity Shares as part of Approved Investment of for at least 2 consecutive years immediately preceding (as required under Regulation 3(a)(4) and 3(a)(S) of IRDAI (Investment) Regulations, 2016) for the period from 1st October, 2021 to 31st March, 2022....

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All about dividend income, payment and compliances

Dividend income, payment and reporting has undergone major changes during the last and current financial year with increased taxation in the hands of the recipients and increased reporting requirements. These days investment in shares and securities has become a favourite of most people and as a result many people have dividend income. Al...

Read More
Posted Under: Corporate Law |

Summary on Taxation of Dividends (Part – I)

BEFORE AY 2021-22 ♦ Dividend is taxable in the hands of distributor (i.e. Assessee distributing dividend) @ 15% + Surcharge applicable + Education Cess @ 4% in form of CDT/DDT ♦ Assessee receiving dividend gets Exemption up to Rs. 10 Lakhs of dividend income, above Rs.10 lakhs, taxable @ 10% on excess amount FROM AY […]...

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Posted Under: Corporate Law |

Declaration of Divided by NBFCs

Declaration of dividends by NBFCs In order to infuse greater transparency and uniformity in practice, it has been decided to prescribe guidelines on distribution of dividend by NBFCs. Applicability – All NBFC’s regulated by RBI Effective Date – Effective for declaration of dividend from the profit of F.Y. 2021 – 22 and onwards. Co...

Read More
Posted Under: Corporate Law |

Taxation of Dividends -In The Hands of Shareholders

We know that before Finance Act, 2020 a dividend received from a domestic company is exempt in the hands of shareholders. Because company declaring dividend is required to pay Dividend Distribution Tax (DDT) under provisions of Section 115O of the Income Tax Act,1961 before crediting amount of dividend into account of shareholders. Many b...

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Taxation of Dividend Income – Complete Guide

Finance Act 2020 has made major amendments to the taxation of dividends. With these amendments the general notion that dividends are exempt is no longer the same. This Guide will help our fellow member CA’s, Students, and shareholders to understand the taxability of dividends. First lets understand the two types of dividend: 1. Inte...

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Paid or distributed Dividend? File Statement of financial transactions by 30th June

Are you a company which has paid or declared dividend? If you are, then you need to file Statement Of Financial Transactions (SFT) for reporting such payment/distribution of dividend for the first time. CBDT has expanded the scope of Statement of financial transactions (SFT) vide Notification No. 16/2021, dated 12-03-2021. By virtue of su...

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Declaration of Dividend (FAQs)

1. What is Dividend? ♦ A dividend is a share of profits and retained earnings that a company pays out to its shareholders. When a company generates a profit and accumulates retained earnings, those earnings can be either reinvested in the business or paid out to shareholders as a dividend; ♦ However, Capitalization of Profit […...

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Taxability of Dividend for Indian from Indian Company

DIVIDEND When a company earns more money than it spend, the extra money can either be spent on making the company better or it can be given to the people who own stock in the company as a dividend. Dividends can be issued in various forms, such as cash payment, stocks or any other form. […]...

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