DTAA

NRI and TDS on income earned in India

Income Tax - Who is Non Resident Indian (NRI) as per Income Tax Act and as Fema Provisions? TDS will be deducted only on those incomes of Non Resident Indians (NRIs) which are liable to tax in India. If the income is tax free in India like long term capital gains from equity shares, there would be no TDS. Another important thing to remember is that...

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Note on DTAA and section 206AA

Income Tax - Whether provisions of Section 206AA overrides DTAA? -When it comes to deduction of TDS while remitting any payment to Non Resident the beneficial provisions of DTAA & Income Tax Act -Provisions in the DTAA clearly ovveride the provisions of the Act, to the extent the provisions are more favourable to the -As per section 206AA, [&helli...

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Alignment of DTAAs With Multilateral Instrument (MLI)

Income Tax - Alignment of Double Taxation Avoidance Agreements (DTAAs) With Multilateral Instrument (MLI) Background [Section 90 and 90A] Section 90 of the Act empowers the Central Government to enter into DTAAs with foreign countries or specified territories inter alia for avoidance of double taxation of income under the laws of both, India and that ...

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DTAA : Fees for Technical Services

Income Tax - The absence of the provision in the DTAA is not an omission but is a deliberate mutual agreement between the Contracting States not to recognize/classify any income as Fees for Technical Services for taxation....

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Aligning purpose of entering into DTAA with Multilateral Instrument (MLI)

Income Tax - Aligning purpose of entering into DTAA with Multilateral Instrument (MLI) Section 90 of the Act empowers the Central Government to enter into agreement with foreign countries or specified territories (commonly known as DTAAs) for,- (a) granting relief in respect of — (i) income on which tax has been paid both, in India and that foreign ...

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CBDT releases MLI synthesised text for India-Czechoslovak Socialist Republic tax treaty

Income Tax - CBDT has released the synthesised text for India-Slovak Republic tax treaty. It represents their shared understanding of the modifications made to the Agreement by MLI. SLOVAK REPUBLIC AGREEMENT FOR AVOIDANCE OF DOUBLE TAXATION AND PREVENTION OF FISCAL EVASION WITH – SLOVAK REPUBLIC Whereas a Agreement between the Government of th...

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CBDT releases MLI synthesised text for India-Poland tax treaty

Income Tax - CBDT has released the synthesised text for India-Poland tax treaty. It represents their shared understanding of the modifications made to the Agreement by MLI. SYNTHESISED TEXT OF THE MLI AND THE CONVENTION BETWEEN THE UNITED KINGDOM OF GREAT BRITAIN AND NORTHERN IRELAND AND THE REPUBLIC OF POLAND FOR THE AVOIDANCE OF DOUBLE TAXATION AND ...

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CBDT releases MLI synthesised text for India-Australia tax treaty

Income Tax - CBDT has released the synthesised text for India-Australia tax treaty. It represents their shared understanding of the modifications made to the Agreement by MLI. AUSTRALIA SYNTHESISED TEXT  OF THE MULTILATERAL CONVENTION TO IMPLEMENT TAXT REATY RELATED MEASURES TO PREVENT BASE EROSION AND PROFIT SHIFTING (MLI) AND THE AGREEMENT BETWEEN ...

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CBDT releases MLI synthesised text for India-Singapore tax treaty

Income Tax - CBDT has released the synthesised text for India-Singapore tax treaty. It represents their shared understanding of the modifications made to the Agreement by MLI. SYNTHESISED TEXT OF THE MULTILATERAL CONVENTION TO IMPLEMENT TAX TREATY RELATED MEASURES TO PREVENT BASE EROSION AND PROFIT SHIFTING (MLI) AND THE AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE GOVERNME...

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CBDT releases MLI synthesised text for India-Austria tax treaty

Income Tax - CBDT has released the synthesised text for India-Austria tax treaty. It represents their shared understanding of the modifications made to the Agreement by MLI. AUSTRIA SYNTHESISED TEXT OF THE MULTILATERAL CONVENTION TO IMPLEMENT TAX TREATY RELATED MEASURES TO PREVENT BASE EROSION AND PROFIT SHIFTING (MLI) AND THE CONVENTION BETWEEN THE G...

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Section 206AA not override provisions of section 90(2)

DCIT Vs BEML Ltd. (ITAT Bangalore) - Section 206AA does not override provisions of section 90(2) and in case of payment made to non-resident, assessee correctly applied rate of tax prescribed under concerned DTAAs and not as per section 206AA because provisions of the DTAAs were more beneficial and DTAA acquired primacy in such case....

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ITAT explains Law on taxation under DTAAs of transparent entities & Representative Assesseess

ING Bewaar Maatschappij I BV Vs DCIT (ITAT Mumbai) - The principle emerging out of this analysis of legal position is that when an assessee is a representative assessee of a tax transparent entity, it is the status of beneficiaries or constituents of tax transparent entities which is relevant for the purpose of determining treaty protection. Viewed th...

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Static vs. Ambulatory interpretation of DTAAs – Retrospective amendments to definition of royalty

ACIT Vs Reliance Jio Infocomm Ltd. (ITAT Mumbai) - ACIT Vs Reliance Jio Infocomm Ltd. (ITAT Mumbai) Let us appreciate the nature of development, from the treaty perspective, in case one is to hold that the retrospective amendments defining the expression ‘process’ would be equally applicable for definition of ‘royalties’ under the tax treaty...

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Retrospective amendment in section 9(1)(vi) cannot override India-Ireland DTAA

Ixia Technologies International Ltd. Vs ACIT(IT) (ITAT Kolkata) - Ixia Technologies International Ltd. Vs ACIT(IT) (ITAT Kolkata) Since assessee`s case is covered by beneficial provisions of the India-Ireland DTAA, hence the retrospective amendment made in the provisions of section 9(1)(vi) of the Act, which provides that royalty would include consideration for tr...

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Payment for ‘bandwith services’ not assessable as ‘royalty’ if assessee has no access to any equipment

DCIT Vs M/s Reliance Jio Infocomm Ltd. (ITAT Mumbai) - As a matter of fact, all infrastructure and process required for provision of bandwith services was always used and under the control of RJIPL, and the same was never given either to the assessee or to any other person availing the said services. We are persuaded to subscribe to the observations of ...

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Agreement between India & Brunei for Exchange of Information notified

NA - (17/03/2020) - The Agreement between the Government of the Republic of India and the Government of Brunei Darussalam for the exchange of information and assistance in collection with respect of taxes (hereinafter referred to as the Agreement), was signed in New Delhi, India on 28th of February, 2019. The Agreement...

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CBDT notifies DTAA with Brunei Darussalam

Notification No. 14/2020 [S.O. 1009(E).] - (04/03/2020) - MINISTRY OF FINANCE (Department of Revenue) Notification No. 14/2020  New Delhi, the 4th March, 2020 S.O. 1009(E).—Whereas, an Agreement between the Government of the Republic of India and the Government of Brunei Darussalam for the exchange of information and assistance in collection with respec...

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Cabinet approves amendment in DTAA with Sri Lanka

NA - (12/02/2020) - Press Information Bureau Government of India Cabinet 12-February-2020 Cabinet approves protocol amending the Agreement between India and Sri Lanka for avoidance of double taxation and the prevention of fiscal evasion with respect to taxes on income The Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister Sh...

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Govt notifies Multilateral Convention to implement Measures to Prevent BEPS

Notification No. 57/2019-Income Tax [S.O. 2887(E)] - (09/08/2019) - Whereas the Multilateral Convention to Implement Tax Treaty related Measures to Prevent Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (hereinafter referred to as the “the said Convention”) was signed by India at Paris, France on the 7th day of June, 2017;...

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CBDT notifies Revised India -China DTAA Protocol

Notification No. 54/2019-Income Tax [S.O. 2562(E)] - (17/07/2019) - Protocol amending the Agreement between the Government of the Republic of India and the Government of the People’s Republic of China for the Avoidance of Double Taxation and the Prevention of Fiscal Evasion with Respect to Taxes on Income and the Protocol thereto Signed at New Delhi on 18th July, ...

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NRI and TDS on income earned in India

Who is Non Resident Indian (NRI) as per Income Tax Act and as Fema Provisions? TDS will be deducted only on those incomes of Non Resident Indians (NRIs) which are liable to tax in India. If the income is tax free in India like long term capital gains from equity shares, there would be no TDS. Another important thing to remember is that...

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Note on DTAA and section 206AA

Whether provisions of Section 206AA overrides DTAA? -When it comes to deduction of TDS while remitting any payment to Non Resident the beneficial provisions of DTAA & Income Tax Act -Provisions in the DTAA clearly ovveride the provisions of the Act, to the extent the provisions are more favourable to the -As per section 206AA, [&helli...

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CBDT releases MLI synthesised text for India-Czechoslovak Socialist Republic tax treaty

CBDT has released the synthesised text for India-Slovak Republic tax treaty. It represents their shared understanding of the modifications made to the Agreement by MLI. SLOVAK REPUBLIC AGREEMENT FOR AVOIDANCE OF DOUBLE TAXATION AND PREVENTION OF FISCAL EVASION WITH – SLOVAK REPUBLIC Whereas a Agreement between the Government of th...

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CBDT releases MLI synthesised text for India-Poland tax treaty

CBDT has released the synthesised text for India-Poland tax treaty. It represents their shared understanding of the modifications made to the Agreement by MLI. SYNTHESISED TEXT OF THE MLI AND THE CONVENTION BETWEEN THE UNITED KINGDOM OF GREAT BRITAIN AND NORTHERN IRELAND AND THE REPUBLIC OF POLAND FOR THE AVOIDANCE OF DOUBLE TAXATION AND ...

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CBDT releases MLI synthesised text for India-Australia tax treaty

CBDT has released the synthesised text for India-Australia tax treaty. It represents their shared understanding of the modifications made to the Agreement by MLI. AUSTRALIA SYNTHESISED TEXT  OF THE MULTILATERAL CONVENTION TO IMPLEMENT TAXT REATY RELATED MEASURES TO PREVENT BASE EROSION AND PROFIT SHIFTING (MLI) AND THE AGREEMENT BETWEEN ...

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CBDT releases MLI synthesised text for India-Singapore tax treaty

CBDT has released the synthesised text for India-Singapore tax treaty. It represents their shared understanding of the modifications made to the Agreement by MLI. SYNTHESISED TEXT OF THE MULTILATERAL CONVENTION TO IMPLEMENT TAX TREATY RELATED MEASURES TO PREVENT BASE EROSION AND PROFIT SHIFTING (MLI) AND THE AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE GOVERNME...

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CBDT releases MLI synthesised text for India-Austria tax treaty

CBDT has released the synthesised text for India-Austria tax treaty. It represents their shared understanding of the modifications made to the Agreement by MLI. AUSTRIA SYNTHESISED TEXT OF THE MULTILATERAL CONVENTION TO IMPLEMENT TAX TREATY RELATED MEASURES TO PREVENT BASE EROSION AND PROFIT SHIFTING (MLI) AND THE CONVENTION BETWEEN THE G...

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CBDT releases MLI synthesised text for India-UK tax treaty

CBDT has released the synthesised text for India-UK tax treaty. It represents their shared understanding of the modifications made to the Agreement by MLI. UK SYNTHESISED TEXT OF THE MLI AND THE CONVENTION BETWEEN THE GOVERNMENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF INDIA AND GOVERNMENT OF THE UNITED KINGDOM OF GREAT BRITAIN AND NORTHERN IRELAND FOR THE [&h...

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CBDT releases MLI synthesised text for India-Latvia tax treaty

CBDT has released the synthesised text for India-Latvia tax treaty. It represents their shared understanding of the modifications made to the Agreement by MLI. LATVIA SYNTHESISED TEXT OF THE MULTILATERAL CONVENTION TO IMPLEMENT TAX TREATY RELATED MEASURES TO PREVENT BASE EROSION AND PROFIT SHIFTING (MLI) AND THE AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE GOV...

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CBDT releases MLI synthesised text for India-Belgium tax treaty

CBDT has released the synthesised text for India-Belgium tax treaty. It represents their shared understanding of the modifications made to the Agreement by MLI. SYNTHESISED TEXT OF THE MULTILATERAL CONVENTION TO IMPLEMENT TAX TREATY RELATED MEASURES TO PREVENT BASE EROSION AND PROFIT SHIFTING (MLI) AND THE AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE GOVERNMENT...

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