FBT

FBT First Instalment of June Quarter Paid-Refund or Adjustment?

Income Tax - The Finance Bill (No.2), 2009 could be presented on Sixth of July, 2009 due to formation of new government but by that time many corporate assessees had already paid the first instalment under the belief that the Finance Bill has yet to be accorded consent by the President and is not final. The advance tax in respect of FBT which was paya...

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TDS is deductible on ESOP

Income Tax - Employee Stock Options Plans (ESOPs) and its different variants like Employees Stock Purchase Plans, Stock Appreciation Rights, Stock Awards, etc, have been used by employers to attract, retain and motivate employees. ESOPs have been popular primarily in the knowledge-based industries like information technology, biotechnology, etc. Howev...

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New perquisite valuation rules to hit employees with company cars

Income Tax - New perk rules :- Under the new perquisite rules, a distinction is to be made between the car owned by the employer and the car owned by the employee, as the value of the tax perquisite in the two scenarios varies considerably. Even though there could be different permutation and combination, under which the car benefit could be provided ...

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Taxability of ESOP for Assessment year 2010-2011

Income Tax - Employee stock options (ESOPs) is a significant employer-granted benefit that too is subject to the above FBT /perquisite-based taxation system. In fact, it almost seems as if the authorities cannot quite make up their minds as to how they wish to tax shares given to employees by their employers on a concessional basis. Having been subjec...

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Salary Income -Valuation of Perquisites

Income Tax - Valuation of Perquisites under Rule 3 of Income Tax Rule 1962 read with sub section 2 of section 17 of Income Tax Act, 1961 (As Revised wide Income Tax (Thirteenth Amendment) Rules. 2009). The Finance (No. 2) Act, 2009, has withdrawn the levy of Fringe Benefit Tax ("FBT") on expenditure incurred by an employer on or after 1 April 2009. Co...

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17.85 Percent Increase in Direct Tax Collections During April-November Crosses 50 percent of be Target of Rs.4,30,000

Income Tax - During the period April-November 2010, net direct tax collections stood at Rs.2,16,628 crore, up from Rs.1,83,822 crore during the same period last fiscal, registering a growth of 17.85 percent and crossing 50 percent of the BE target of Rs.4,30,000 crore for fiscal 2010-11....

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Net Direct Tax Collections Register 19.09 Percent Growth

Income Tax - Net direct tax collections during the period April-September 2010 stood at Rs.1,81,758 crore, up from Rs.1,52,625 crore in the same period last fiscal, registering a growth of 19.09 percent in H-1 against the Budgeted annual growth target of 13.67 pe...

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Direct tax Collections Register 15.75% Growth During first four months of present Fiscal

Income Tax - Net direct tax collections during first four months of the present fiscal (up to July 2010) stood at Rs.85,647 crore, up from Rs.73,990 crore in the same period last fiscal, registering a growth of 15.75 percent. Growth in Corporate Income Tax was 20.95 percent (Rs.51,627 crore as against Rs.42,685 crore), while Personal Income Tax (inclu...

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Direct tax collections register 7.5 per cent growth upto February

Income Tax - Net direct tax collections during first eleven months of the present fiscal (up to February 2010) stood at Rs.2,78,373 crore, up from Rs.2,58,902 crore in the same period last fiscal, registering a growth of 7.52 percent. Growth in Corporate Taxes was 10.89 percent (Rs.1,80,318 crore as against Rs.1,62,617 crore), while Personal Income Ta...

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Perquisite Valuation rules not considered the inflation and old exempt amount limit been kept

Income Tax - The fringe benefit tax (FBT) was strongly opposed by India Inc, but there is no doubt that it was beneficial to the employees — they did not have to directly bear the tax on many perquisites. The repeal of FBT meant uncertainty on taxation of perks. Thankfully, there are few changes to the valuation rules when compared to the rules that...

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FBT leviable on expense on Sales Promotion, Free Samples, Gift etc

Gujarat Chamber of Commerce & Industry Vs Union of India thro' secretary (Gujarat High Court) - When the language of Section 115WA and 115WB is clear and unambiguous and even the intention of the legislature while enacting sections 115WA and 115WB(2) is very clear i.e. with respect to the deemed fringe benefits, neither there is any scope for either literal and/ or purposive interpretation nor...

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TDS not to be be deducted on expenditure on which assessee has paid FBT

Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Ltd. Vs The A.C.I.T. (TDS) (ITAT Ahmedabad) - During the period, when FBT was applicable, appellant considered reimbursements to employees under holiday home scheme to be liable to FBT under section 11 5WB(2)(G), i.e. expenditure for use of hotel, boarding and lodging facilities....

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Expenses liable to be considered as fringe benefits only to extent same are incurred in consideration for employment

Desai Brothers Ltd. Vs. Addl. CIT, Range-1 (ITAT Pune) - First is the issue of entertainment expenditure. The stand of the assessee is that the provisions of FBT can be invoked in respect of expenses which are incurred on employees or their family members but in the present case, as mentioned on page No.5 of the paper book, the entertainment expenses have...

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CBDT Press Release on Tax collections during first quarter

Press Release No.402/92/2006-MC - (06/07/2010) - Net direct tax collections during first quarters of the present fiscal (up to June 2010) stood at Rs.68,675 crore, up from Rs.59,465 crore in the same period last fiscal, registering a growth of 15.49 percent. Growth in Corporate Taxes was 21.65 percent (Rs.43,439 crore as against Rs.35,709 crore), ...

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Circular on adjustment of Advance FBT Paid for Assessment Year 2010-11

Circular No. 2/2010-Income Tax - (29/01/2010) - Circular No. 2/2010-Income Tax The Finance Act, 2005 introduced a levy namely Fringe Benefit Tax (FBT) on the value of certain fringe benefits as contained in Chapter XII H (Sections 115 W to 115 WL) of Income Tax Act, 1961. By the Finance (No. 2) Act, 2009 a new Section 115 WM was inserted to abol...

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Government Put Conditions on Issue of Prepaid Meal Card

Notification No. 1/2009 - Income Tax - (05/01/2009) - Notification No. 1/2009 - Income Tax The Finance Act, 2008, w.e.f. from 1 April 2008, introduced a new concept of Electronic Meal Cards (‘EMC’), for the purpose of Fringe Benefit Tax (‘FBT’) on hospitality expenses. Hospitality expenses do not include any expenditure incurred by an employer...

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FBT on ESOPs – CBDT amends Rule 40C

Notification No.11/2008-Income Tax - (18/01/2008) - NOTIFICATION NO 11/2008, Dated: January 18, 2008 Valuation of specified security not being an equity share in the company. 40D. For the purposes of clause (ba) of sub-section (1) of section 115WC, the fair market value of any specified security, not being an equity share in a company, on the date on...

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Notification on Valuation of ESOP for FBT

264/2007 - (23/10/2007) - NOTIFICATION NO. 264/2007, DATED 23-10-2007 Valuation of specified security or sweat equity share being a share in the company. 40C. (1) For the purposes of clause (ba) of sub-section (1) of section 115WC, the fair market value of any specified security or sweat equity share, being an equity share i...

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FBT leviable on expense on Sales Promotion, Free Samples, Gift etc

Gujarat Chamber of Commerce & Industry Vs Union of India thro' secretary (Gujarat High Court)

When the language of Section 115WA and 115WB is clear and unambiguous and even the intention of the legislature while enacting sections 115WA and 115WB(2) is very clear i.e. with respect to the deemed fringe benefits, neither there is any scope for either literal and/ or purposive interpretation nor there is any occasion to consider the i...

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TDS not to be be deducted on expenditure on which assessee has paid FBT

Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Ltd. Vs The A.C.I.T. (TDS) (ITAT Ahmedabad)

During the period, when FBT was applicable, appellant considered reimbursements to employees under holiday home scheme to be liable to FBT under section 11 5WB(2)(G), i.e. expenditure for use of hotel, boarding and lodging facilities....

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Expenses liable to be considered as fringe benefits only to extent same are incurred in consideration for employment

Desai Brothers Ltd. Vs. Addl. CIT, Range-1 (ITAT Pune)

First is the issue of entertainment expenditure. The stand of the assessee is that the provisions of FBT can be invoked in respect of expenses which are incurred on employees or their family members but in the present case, as mentioned on page No.5 of the paper book, the entertainment expenses have been incurred for guests of the company...

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17.85 Percent Increase in Direct Tax Collections During April-November Crosses 50 percent of be Target of Rs.4,30,000

During the period April-November 2010, net direct tax collections stood at Rs.2,16,628 crore, up from Rs.1,83,822 crore during the same period last fiscal, registering a growth of 17.85 percent and crossing 50 percent of the BE target of Rs.4,30,000 crore for fiscal 2010-11....

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Net Direct Tax Collections Register 19.09 Percent Growth

Net direct tax collections during the period April-September 2010 stood at Rs.1,81,758 crore, up from Rs.1,52,625 crore in the same period last fiscal, registering a growth of 19.09 percent in H-1 against the Budgeted annual growth target of 13.67 pe...

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Direct tax Collections Register 15.75% Growth During first four months of present Fiscal

Net direct tax collections during first four months of the present fiscal (up to July 2010) stood at Rs.85,647 crore, up from Rs.73,990 crore in the same period last fiscal, registering a growth of 15.75 percent. Growth in Corporate Income Tax was 20.95 percent (Rs.51,627 crore as against Rs.42,685 crore), while Personal Income Tax (inclu...

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Posted Under: Income Tax |

CBDT Press Release on Tax collections during first quarter

Press Release No.402/92/2006-MC (06/07/2010)

Net direct tax collections during first quarters of the present fiscal (up to June 2010) stood at Rs.68,675 crore, up from Rs.59,465 crore in the same period last fiscal, registering a growth of 15.49 percent. Growth in Corporate Taxes was 21.65 percent (Rs.43,439 crore as against Rs.35,709 crore), while Personal Income Tax (including STT...

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Direct tax collections register 7.5 per cent growth upto February

Net direct tax collections during first eleven months of the present fiscal (up to February 2010) stood at Rs.2,78,373 crore, up from Rs.2,58,902 crore in the same period last fiscal, registering a growth of 7.52 percent. Growth in Corporate Taxes was 10.89 percent (Rs.1,80,318 crore as against Rs.1,62,617 crore), while Personal Income Ta...

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Circular on adjustment of Advance FBT Paid for Assessment Year 2010-11

Circular No. 2/2010-Income Tax (29/01/2010)

Circular No. 2/2010-Income Tax The Finance Act, 2005 introduced a levy namely Fringe Benefit Tax (FBT) on the value of certain fringe benefits as contained in Chapter XII H (Sections 115 W to 115 WL) of Income Tax Act, 1961. By the Finance (No. 2) Act, 2009 a new Section 115 WM was inserted to abolish the FBT with effect from Assessment ...

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FBT First Instalment of June Quarter Paid-Refund or Adjustment?

The Finance Bill (No.2), 2009 could be presented on Sixth of July, 2009 due to formation of new government but by that time many corporate assessees had already paid the first instalment under the belief that the Finance Bill has yet to be accorded consent by the President and is not final. The advance tax in respect of FBT which was paya...

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