Equalisation Levy

Equalisation Levy on digital transaction

Income Tax - Over the last few years, Information Technology has  been taken as new exponential measure in India and globally for the new models of business, which has increased in the demand of digital services. In the current scenario, we have big reliance on internet for the e-business. As a result, new business models have created new […]...

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Basics of Equalisation Levy, Advance tax and SFT

Income Tax - Equalisation Levy Applicability of Equalisation Levy Equalisation Levy is a direct tax, which is withheld at the time of payment by the service recipient. The two conditions to be met to be liable to equalisation levy: The payment should be made to a non-resident service provider; The annual payment made to one service provider exceeds [&...

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GST & Direct Tax on Online Information Database Access & Retrieval Services (OIDAR)

Income Tax - In this hi-tech, age business has undergone major transformation and new methods of transactions have evolved which are fast paced and require little physical effort. Out of many one is the concept of OIDAR services which are provided through internet and received by the recipient online without physical interface with the supplier of suc...

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Equalisation Levy: Tax on Online Advertising Services by Non Residents

Income Tax - The Finance Act 2016, introduced equalization levy of 6% to be charged from amounts paid for specified services to a Non- resident not having any permanent establishment in India. This equalization levy (EL) is independent of income tax provisions and is covered under Chapter VIII of the Finance Act 2016. 1. Why Equalisation Levy was [&he...

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Google tax or Equalization levy

Income Tax - Introduction to Google tax or Equalization levy The ‘Google Tax’ or ‘Facebook Tax’ which was first announced in the FY17 budget statement by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley will be levied from June 1 2016. Here’s all you need to know about it — what Google Tax is, who will pay it, and its implications ...

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Taxation of Digital Businesses

Income Tax - The Government has not held any consultation regarding taxation of digital businesses as such. However, to address the challenges posed by the enterprises who conduct their business through digital means and carry-out activities in the country remotely, the following measures have been taken:...

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Equalization levy of 6 per cent on online advertisers

Income Tax - The Government has introduced equalization levy of 6 per cent on online advertisers. The Finance Act, 2016 had inserted a separate Chapter VIII titled Equalization Levy in order to tap tax on income accruing to foreign e-commerce companies from India. It was provided that a person making payment exceeding in aggregate 1 lakh rupees in a y...

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Equalization Levy- Challan No.ITNS 285 for making Payment

Income Tax - Rules to The Finance Act, 2016 states that with effect from July 1, 2016, equalization levy @ 6% should be deducted by a resident or non-resident (having permanent establishment in India) on the amount of consideration paid or payable to the non-resident not having permanent establishment in India....

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Google Payments: Notification regarding Equalisation Levy

Income Tax - This is to inform you that as per the Notification No. 37/2016: F.No. 370142/12/2016-TPL dated 27 May 2016 read with Finance Act, 2016, Government of India has levied an ‘Equalisation Levy’ on provision of online advertisement services or any other service or facility for the purpose of online advertisement by a Foreign Company provid...

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CBDT Notifies Equalisation levy Rules, 2016

Notification No. 38/2016-Income Tax - (27/05/2016) - Every assessee, who is required to deduct and pay equalisation levy, shall pay the amount of such levy to the credit of the Central Government by remitting it into the Reserve Bank of India or in any branch of the State Bank of India or of any authorised Bank accompanied by an equalisation levy chal...

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CBDT notifies date of Applicability of Equalisation Levy

Notification No. 37/2016-Income Tax - (27/05/2016) - n exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (2) of section 163 of the Finance Act, 2016 (28 of 2016), the Central Government hereby appoints the 1st day of June, 2016 as the date on which Chapter VIII of the said Act shall come into force....

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Report- Taxation of E-Commerce: Equalization Levy or Google Tax

NA - (21/03/2016) - The Committee on taxation of E-Commerce examined the tax issues arising from the new business models employed in the digital economy, in particular issues relating to tax nexus rules under existing law and tax treaties, characterization of payments made for services and facilities provided primarily...

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Equalisation Levy on digital transaction

Over the last few years, Information Technology has  been taken as new exponential measure in India and globally for the new models of business, which has increased in the demand of digital services. In the current scenario, we have big reliance on internet for the e-business. As a result, new business models have created new […]...

Read More
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Basics of Equalisation Levy, Advance tax and SFT

Equalisation Levy Applicability of Equalisation Levy Equalisation Levy is a direct tax, which is withheld at the time of payment by the service recipient. The two conditions to be met to be liable to equalisation levy: The payment should be made to a non-resident service provider; The annual payment made to one service provider exceeds [&...

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Posted Under: Income Tax |

GST & Direct Tax on Online Information Database Access & Retrieval Services (OIDAR)

In this hi-tech, age business has undergone major transformation and new methods of transactions have evolved which are fast paced and require little physical effort. Out of many one is the concept of OIDAR services which are provided through internet and received by the recipient online without physical interface with the supplier of suc...

Read More
Posted Under: Income Tax |

Equalisation Levy: Tax on Online Advertising Services by Non Residents

The Finance Act 2016, introduced equalization levy of 6% to be charged from amounts paid for specified services to a Non- resident not having any permanent establishment in India. This equalization levy (EL) is independent of income tax provisions and is covered under Chapter VIII of the Finance Act 2016. 1. Why Equalisation Levy was [&he...

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Posted Under: Income Tax |

Taxation of Digital Businesses

The Government has not held any consultation regarding taxation of digital businesses as such. However, to address the challenges posed by the enterprises who conduct their business through digital means and carry-out activities in the country remotely, the following measures have been taken:...

Read More
Posted Under: Income Tax |

Google tax or Equalization levy

Introduction to Google tax or Equalization levy The ‘Google Tax’ or ‘Facebook Tax’ which was first announced in the FY17 budget statement by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley will be levied from June 1 2016. Here’s all you need to know about it — what Google Tax is, who will pay it, and its implications ...

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Equalisation Levy – All you need to know about

This articles is all about the relevant sections and provisions that deals with the Equalisation levy. explains briefly about its changeability, levy, statement required to be furnished along with the due date and all other related provisions....

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‘Equalization Levy’ and Taxation under ‘Significant Economic Presence’ Regime : Do They Overlap?

Equalization levy and widening of tax base through the introduction of concept of Significant Economic Presence are the two measures which have been adopted by India for taxation of digital economy. ...

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All about Google Tax (Equalization Levy) In India

As of now, this tax law is applicable only on online advertisements. This tax applies to advertisers, not publishers. Means it will not affect your Adsense earning. If you Publish ads on your website with AdSense, this tax doesn’t apply because you are a publisher....

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Equalisation Levy: Impact and consequences

It’s been almost eight months since the equalisation levy was imposed on payment for specified service which includes online advertisement, any provision for digital advertising space or any other facility or service for the purpose of online advertisement and includes any other service as may be notified later, provided by a Non-reside...

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