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Taxation for NRIs

Income Tax : Understanding taxation for NRIs: Learn about residential status, taxable income, deductions, and the importance of Double Taxation...

April 19, 2024 4689 Views 0 comment Print

Tax Avoidance and Inequality: Connecting the Dots in India

Income Tax : Explore the nexus between tax avoidance and inequality in India. Learn how legal loopholes deepen economic divides and discover st...

April 19, 2024 210 Views 0 comment Print

Payments made under distribution agreement not taxable in India: Delhi HC

Income Tax : CIT – International Taxation Vs. ESPN Star Sports Mauritius S.N.C ET Compagnie (Delhi High Court) The Delhi HC affirms the o...

March 23, 2024 780 Views 0 comment Print

Key Provisions and Implications of India-USA Tax Treaty

Income Tax : Explore the India-USA Tax Treaty, its provisions, implications, and how it prevents double taxation. Learn about residency, taxati...

March 18, 2024 1551 Views 1 comment Print

Foreign Tax Credit (FTC): Importance, Concept and How to Claim FTC

Income Tax : Understanding Foreign Tax Credit (FTC) in India: Learn its significance, rules, claiming procedure, case law insights, and steps t...

March 18, 2024 1014 Views 0 comment Print


Latest News


India-Cyprus Double Tax Treaty: Benefits, Tax Recovery & Golden Passport

Income Tax : Explore the details of India's Double Tax Treaty with Cyprus, its signing date, benefits for both nations, tax recovery provisions...

December 11, 2023 528 Views 0 comment Print

Need for amendment of DTAA to stop double taxation of Indian IT firms

Income Tax : Need for early amendment of DTAA regulations to stop the double taxation of Indian IT firms: Ms. Anupriya Patel tells the visiting...

July 24, 2022 774 Views 0 comment Print

Cabinet approves Agreement with Saint Vincent for Tax Information exchange

Income Tax : The Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved anAgreement between the Republic of India and Sa...

June 23, 2021 687 Views 0 comment Print

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 modif...

March 19, 2020 342 Views 0 comment Print

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 ...

March 19, 2020 639 Views 0 comment Print


Latest Judiciary


ITAT Ruling on Taxability of FTS, in absence of specific clause in DTAA

Income Tax : Learn about the tax dispute between Diamond Manufacturing Management and the Indian Revenue Authority, involving fees for technica...

April 21, 2024 426 Views 0 comment Print

Disallowance u/s 14A deleted as interest free own funds exceeded investment: ITAT Mumbai

Income Tax : ITAT Mumbai held that disallowance made u/s. 14A of the Income Tax Act read with rule 8D deleted as tax free funds were more than ...

April 5, 2024 474 Views 0 comment Print

Sale of Online Advertisement Space Not Taxable as Royalty or FTS in India: ITAT Bangalore

Income Tax : ITAT Bangalore held that payment made by Google India Pvt. Ltd. to Google Ireland Limited (assessee) for sale of online advertisem...

April 2, 2024 336 Views 0 comment Print

Software Sales Not Royalty Income under India-Japan DTAA: ITAT Delhi

Income Tax : Analysis of ITAT Delhi's ruling: Sale of software products not taxable as royalty under India-Japan DTAA, citing Engineering Analy...

March 27, 2024 216 Views 0 comment Print

TDS u/s. 195 not deductible on expense of management and marketing support service paid to foreign company: ITAT Delhi

Income Tax : ITAT Delhi held that expense towards management and marketing support service paid to foreign company is not taxable under Fee for...

March 27, 2024 561 Views 0 comment Print


Latest Notifications


CBDT Amends India-Spain Double Taxation Avoidance Agreement (DTAA)

Income Tax : Explore the Notification No. 33/2024 on the agreement between India and Spain for tax exchange. Understand its implications and ch...

March 19, 2024 921 Views 0 comment Print

CBDT notifies Tax Information Exchange Agreement: India-Samoa

Income Tax : Explore implications of Notification No. 21/2024 from Indias Ministry of Finance regarding the tax information exchange pact with ...

February 7, 2024 699 Views 0 comment Print

Income Tax Agreement Between India & Saint Vincent for information Exchange

Income Tax : Notification No. 96/2023-Income Tax: Learn about the agreement between India and Saint Vincent for tax information exchange and as...

November 1, 2023 567 Views 0 comment Print

DTAA between India and Chile notified by CBDT

Income Tax : Notification No. 24/2023- Income-Tax Dated: 03rd May, 2023 under section 90(1) of Income tax Act, 1961 regarding Agreement and Pro...

May 3, 2023 1866 Views 0 comment Print

Clarification on Most-Favoured-Nation clause in Protocol to India’s DTAAs

Income Tax : The Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) has received representations seeking clarity on the applicability of the MFN clause (part...

February 3, 2022 3945 Views 0 comment Print


UAE Resident Assessee: Mutual Fund STCG Tax Exemption under India-UAE DTAA

February 19, 2024 1377 Views 0 comment Print

Explore the DCIT vs K.E. Faizal case where the ITAT Cochin ruled on taxation of mutual fund gains, analyzing the application of India-UAE Double Taxation Avoidance Agreement.

Leveraging DTAA to Minimize Capital Gain Taxes for NRIs

February 19, 2024 2082 Views 1 comment Print

Learn how Non-Resident Indians (NRIs) in Germany, Singapore, UAE, Netherlands, and more can reduce capital gain taxes in India using Double Tax Avoidance Agreements (DTAA).

Decoding SC Judgement on MFN Clauses in DTAA

February 18, 2024 2166 Views 0 comment Print

Explore Supreme Court’s ruling on Most Favoured Nation clauses in Double Taxation Avoidance Agreements (DTAA). Learn impact, controversies, and implications of decision.

Sale of Software License Not Royalty under India-Singapore DTAA: ITAT Delhi

February 15, 2024 360 Views 0 comment Print

ITAT Delhi rules receipts from the sale of software licenses to Pepsico India and ITC Limited not royalty under India-Singapore DTAA. Read the full analysis.

Management Fee Treated as Interest: Exemption under India-Germany DTAA

February 14, 2024 309 Views 0 comment Print

Delhi ITAT rules management fee on ECB falls under ‘interest’ as per Sec 2(28A), exempt under India-Germany DTAA Art.11, aiding Aka Ausfuhrrkreditgesellschaft MBH.

HSBC Bank in Mauritius exempt from tax in India for bona fide banking business

February 14, 2024 327 Views 0 comment Print

Bombay High Court rules HSBC Bank in Mauritius exempt from tax in India for bona fide banking business, impacting 2011-12 Assessment Year case.

Subscription, professional and training services not FTS hence not taxable: ITAT Delhi

February 13, 2024 303 Views 0 comment Print

ITAT Delhi held that subscription, professional and training services rendered by the assessee do not fall within the definition of FTS under India-Netherland DTAA and, therefore, cannot be taxed in India.

Article 13(4) of India-Mauritius DTAA exempts sale of shares acquired prior to 1st April 2017

February 10, 2024 720 Views 0 comment Print

ITAT Mumbai held that benefit of Article 13(4) of India Mauritius tax Treaty duly available to Mauritius registered assessee, having Tax Residency Certificate, for sale of shares which were acquired prior to 1st April 2017.

Obligation of Foreign Company to file Income Tax return of India

February 8, 2024 2244 Views 0 comment Print

Explore the legal framework, exemptions, and compliance challenges surrounding the obligation of foreign companies to file income tax returns in India. Learn about transfer pricing requirements and the implications of non-compliance.

GSMA vs DCIT: ITAT Rules No Royalty on IMEI Database Fees

February 8, 2024 195 Views 0 comment Print

ITAT Delhi rules in favor of GSMA Limited. Administrative fees for IMEI database access not deemed royalty. Detailed analysis of the order and tax implications.