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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), 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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New perquisite valuation rules to hit employees with company cars

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

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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Taxability of ESOP for Assessment year 2010-2011

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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New perquisites valuation rules for Assessment Year 2010-11 are replica of old rules

The salaried class, reeling under the inflationary pressures, has suffered yet another setback this holiday season with the announcement of new perquisite valuation rules by the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) on December 18. The new rules have come in the wake of the abolishment of fringe benefit tax (FBT) by finance minister Pranab...

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Salary Income -Valuation of Perquisites

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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Valuation of Perquisites other then accommodation, motor car and ESOP for financial year 2009-2010

For the sake of convenience, the attached tables summarises the valuation rules for all perquisites prescribed in the new rule 3 except the valuation of perquisites in respect of accommodation, motor car and ESOP which are mentioned separately by us and link for the same is been given below . It may be noted that for most perquisites the...

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