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Taxes on Gift

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Income Tax on Gift

Income Tax - Income tax was not applicable all gift received by a person until the financial year 2003-04. In 2004, changes were made to the Income Tax Act. Currently, any amount received by a person or HUF over Rs.50,000 in a year from any unrelated person, in cash or by way of credit, will be included as income. In this article, we look at income ta...

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Tax Treatment of Gifts Received By an Individual or HUF

Income Tax - A very common and frequent question running in the mind of taxpayers is the tax ability of gifts. In this part, an effort has been made to discuss the various provisions relating to tax ability of gift received by an individual or a Hindu Undivided Family (HUF) under Income Tax Act. 1. Monetary Gifts: If […]...

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Tax on Gifts in India

Income Tax - Indian income tax law which is governed by the Income-tax Act, 1961 (IT Act or the IT Act, 1961) and Rules framed thereunder imposes tax on income of a person under various heads. Fifth one of which is Income from Other Sources provided under Section 56 of the IT Act. Further, Section 56 (2) defines incomes chargeable under the said head ...

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Gifts amongst ‘Relatives’ – How long will they be ‘taxfree’?

Income Tax - Inheritance tax is a levy paid by a person who inherits the estate of the deceased. This tax is viewed as a tool to reduce the economic and consequent social disparity between the rich and the poor. ...

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Ancestral family property can be ‘gifted’ away : Bombay HC

Income Tax - he Bombay High Court ruled on Wednesday that no part of an ancestral family property can be ‘gifted’ away. The court in a landmark order while resolving the dispute over a 69-year-old gift deed declared as void the document dating back to 1941, which said that Miraj resident Mallapa had gifted a portion of his ancestral property to hi...

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Affidavit must for gift in kind, over Rs. 50,000, from relatives

Income Tax - From now on, when you get a gift in kind, valued at more than Rs. 50,000, from your parents or other relatives, make sure you have a sworn affidavit declaring the donor your kin.The Central Board of Direct Taxes has ruled that any such gift will be taxable for the donee unless it is from relatives or given during occasions such as marriag...

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Validity of Reassessment to verify genuineness of gift based on Assessment of relatives

Shri Ashok Mahindru Vs. ITO (ITAT Delhi) - While deleting an addition made in respect of undisclosed income, the Delhi bench of the ITAT held that the gift received by the assessee cannot be treated as non-genuine merely for the reason that the family members of the assessee had received bogus gifts during the same year....

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Addition cannot be made for invalid gift of immovable property

Shri P. Vijayadeva Reddy Vs Assistant Commissioner of Income Tax (ITAT Bangalore) - If the gift is invalid then the assessee is not even owner of any property and therefore, no question arises for making addition in the hands of the assessee in respect of that property which is not even owned by the assessee and in that case also, addition if any may be made in the hands of the do...

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Addition justified for Failure to prove genuineness of gifts received

Rajinder Mohan Lal Vs Pr. CIT (Punjab & Haryana High Court) - The assessee in order to draw benefit of the exemption under Proviso to section 56(2)(vi) of the Act was required to prove that the said gifts were received from any relative described there under or had been received on the occasion of marriage of the individual i.e., assessee....

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Gift received from a HUF by a member of HUF is exempt from tax

DCIT Vs Ateev V. Gala (ITAT Mumbai) - Relative explained in Explanation to section 56(2)(vi) of the Act includes relatives and as the assessee received gift from his HUF, which is a group of relatives, the gift received by the assessee from the HUF should be interpreted to mean that the gift was received from the relatives therefore the...

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Gift in kind taxable only if received on or after 1-9-2004 under the provisions of Section 56(2)(v)

ACIT Vs. Anuj Agarwal (ITAT Mumbai) - Provisions of section 56(2)(v) applied only to gift on or after 1-9-2004. Prior to introduction of section 56(2)(vii) by the Finance Act, 2009 w.e.f. 1.10.2009, gifts in kind were outside the purview of section 56(2)(v) or (vi)....

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Gifts of property (gifts-in-kind) above value of rs.50,000 become taxable from 1st October 2009

PRESS RELEASE No.402/92/2006-MC - (30/09/2009) - The Income Tax Act 1961 (the Act) has been amended with effect from 1st October 2009 to provide that any gift-in-kind, being an immovable property or any other property, the value of which exceeds Rs.50,000 (rupees fifty thousand), will become taxable in the hands of the donee, being an individual o...

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Validity of Reassessment to verify genuineness of gift based on Assessment of relatives

Shri Ashok Mahindru Vs. ITO (ITAT Delhi)

While deleting an addition made in respect of undisclosed income, the Delhi bench of the ITAT held that the gift received by the assessee cannot be treated as non-genuine merely for the reason that the family members of the assessee had received bogus gifts during the same year....

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Addition cannot be made for invalid gift of immovable property

Shri P. Vijayadeva Reddy Vs Assistant Commissioner of Income Tax (ITAT Bangalore)

If the gift is invalid then the assessee is not even owner of any property and therefore, no question arises for making addition in the hands of the assessee in respect of that property which is not even owned by the assessee and in that case also, addition if any may be made in the hands of the donor if the donor is not able to explain ...

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Taxes on Gift

Tax Applicable on Gift Received...

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Income Tax on Gift

Income tax was not applicable all gift received by a person until the financial year 2003-04. In 2004, changes were made to the Income Tax Act. Currently, any amount received by a person or HUF over Rs.50,000 in a year from any unrelated person, in cash or by way of credit, will be included as income. In this article, we look at income ta...

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Posted Under: Income Tax |

Addition justified for Failure to prove genuineness of gifts received

Rajinder Mohan Lal Vs Pr. CIT (Punjab & Haryana High Court)

The assessee in order to draw benefit of the exemption under Proviso to section 56(2)(vi) of the Act was required to prove that the said gifts were received from any relative described there under or had been received on the occasion of marriage of the individual i.e., assessee....

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Tax Treatment of Gifts Received By an Individual or HUF

A very common and frequent question running in the mind of taxpayers is the tax ability of gifts. In this part, an effort has been made to discuss the various provisions relating to tax ability of gift received by an individual or a Hindu Undivided Family (HUF) under Income Tax Act. 1. Monetary Gifts: If […]...

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Posted Under: Income Tax |

Tax on Gifts in India

Indian income tax law which is governed by the Income-tax Act, 1961 (IT Act or the IT Act, 1961) and Rules framed thereunder imposes tax on income of a person under various heads. Fifth one of which is Income from Other Sources provided under Section 56 of the IT Act. Further, Section 56 (2) defines incomes chargeable under the said head ...

Read More
Posted Under: Income Tax |

Gifts amongst ‘Relatives’ – How long will they be ‘taxfree’?

Inheritance tax is a levy paid by a person who inherits the estate of the deceased. This tax is viewed as a tool to reduce the economic and consequent social disparity between the rich and the poor. ...

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Posted Under: Income Tax |

Gift received from a HUF by a member of HUF is exempt from tax

DCIT Vs Ateev V. Gala (ITAT Mumbai)

Relative explained in Explanation to section 56(2)(vi) of the Act includes relatives and as the assessee received gift from his HUF, which is a group of relatives, the gift received by the assessee from the HUF should be interpreted to mean that the gift was received from the relatives therefore the same is not taxable under section 56(2)...

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Taxability of Gift received by an individual or HUF with FAQs

Sum of money:-As per the provisions of the I-T Act, 1961 (the Act), any sum of money received by an individual or a Hindu undivided family in a particular financial year, without consideration, the aggregate value of which exceeds Rs 50,000 is taxable....

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