Gift

Avoid gifts in cash to stay outside taxman’s radar

Income Tax - Under the latest provisions, any sum of money received without consideration (in excess of Rs 50,000), by an individual or Hindu Undivided Family (HUF), during a financial year, are taxable in the hands of the recipient. For the purpose of computation of the threshold limit of Rs 50,000, the aggregate value of gifts received from all sour...

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Received Gift – Whether it is Taxable or Not?

Income Tax - Under the provisions of Section 56(2)(vi) certain gifts are liable to income tax as income from other sources. However, this provision is applicable only for individuals and Hindu Undivided Families (HUFs). Thus, if gift is received by any Trust or A.O.P., then it is not liable to income tax as "income from other sources". The provision o...

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Taxability of Gift Received By A Person

Income Tax - Any person receives Gift from any other person, would be consider as income of the recipient as per section 56(2)(x) with certain exemptions. Section 56(2)(x) was inserted by Finance Act 2017 w.e.f.1st April, 2017 read as under: Where any person receives, in any previous year, from any person or persons on or after 1st day […]...

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Taxability of Gifts

Income Tax - Taxability of Gifts {Section 56(2)(x) of Income Tax Act, 1961} To prevent the practice of receiving sum of money or the property without consideration or for inadequate consideration, section 56(2)(x) brings to tax any sum of money or the value of any property received by any person without consideration or the value of any property [&hel...

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Corporate Gifts- An allowable transaction under Income tax?

Income Tax - Compilation of Section 47(iii), section 56(2)(x)(c), 50D & 50CA -Corporate gifts- an allowable transaction under Income tax? Purpose of section 56 defeated by the ITAT judgement? Brief overview of the judgement delivered On October 4, 2019, in a recent judgement of M/s Direct Media Distribution Ventures Private Limited v/s Principal...

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GST on Gift & perquisites supplied by companies to their employees

Income Tax - Gifts up to a value of Rs 50,000/- per year by an employer to his employee are outside the ambit of GST. However, gifts of value more than Rs 50,000/- made without consideration are subject to GST, when made in the course or furtherance of business....

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No Addition U/s. 56 for Immovable Property received at less than stamp duty value

Income Tax - The existing provisions of section 56(2)(vii)(b)(ii) provide that where any immovable property is received for a consideration which is less than the stamp duty value of the property by an amount exceeding 50,000, the stamp duty value of such property as exceeds such consideration, shall be chargeable to tax in the hands of the individual...

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ICAI President’s Message – January 2013

Income Tax - Suggestions on Draft Rule 11UA of Income-tax Rules, 1962 Accepted: I am happy to inform you that our suggestions have found favour with the Government, which we had submitted in response to the CBDT’s request on the draft Rule 11UA for determination of fair market value for the purpose of Section 56(2)(viib) of Income-tax Act, 1961. ...

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Priyanka to pay Income Tax on Rs 6 crore and Kasbekar on Rs 4-crore

Income Tax - Actress Priyanka Chopra and photographer Atul Kasbekar will pay income tax on some undisclosed transactions. Priyanka will pay tax on Rs 6 crore of cash transactions and Kasbekar on a Rs 4-crore gift, a senior income-tax official said. Income-tax officials raided them and actress Katrina Kaif on January 24. Katrina did not evade tax, the ...

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Income Tax department asks Shah Rukh Khan to pay tax on villa gifted by Dubai Co

Income Tax - The Income Tax department has issued a notice to Bollywood actor asking him to pay tax on the Rs 17.84 crore villa in the UAE, I-T sources said today. He received the villa as a gift from a Dubai-based company during assessment year 2008-09 ...

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A Transaction not become Genuine merely for receipt via banking Channel

Shri M.Balakrishna Hegde Vs DCIT (ITAT Bangalore) - Whether AO is correct in considering the gift received by the assessee as unexplained gift and made addition u/s 68 when the Gift was received through banking channels?...

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Allotment of Share at High Premium for Cash | Gift | Lifting of corporate veil | Section 56(2)(viia)

Vaani Estates Pvt. Ltd. Vs The ITO (ITAT Chennai) - Vaani Estates Pvt. Ltd. Vs ITO (ITAT Chennai) Provisions of Section 56(2)(viib) of the Act, cannot be invoked in the case of the assessee company because by virtue of cash being brought into the assessee company by Mrs. Sasikala Raghupathy for allotment of equity shares with unrealistic premium the ...

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Gift by individual to HUF is exempt same as a gift from HUF to its member

Pankil Garg Vs  PCIT (ITAT Chandigarh) - Amount received by assessee from ‘HUF’, being its member, was a capital receipt in his hands and was not exigible to income tax as in case of individual, the HUF has not been included in the definition of relative in explanation to section 56(2) (vii) as it was not so required because in case of...

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Addition for Gift justified on failure to substantiate claim of gift received

Shri. Vicky Jethani Vs ITO (ITAT Jaipur) - Shri Vicky Jethani Vs ITO (ITAT Jaipur) We note that the assessee has claimed the gift of Rs. 8,00,000/- received from Smt. Poonaj Kanjani stated to be the Aunt of the assessee and non-resident Indian based at UAE. In support of the claim, the assessee has furnished the Bank Certificate of Bank of B...

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No transfer on Gift of share in property against cash gift under Family settlement

Jyoti Rakesh Kapoor Vs. ITO (ITAT Mumbai) - Jyoti Rakesh Kapoor Vs. ITO (ITAT Mumbai) We find merits in the arguments of the assessee for the reason that the assessee has gifted her 50% share in the property in favour of her brother in law in pursuance of family arrangement between the family members for acquiring separate property for each f...

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CAs cannot do Valuation of unquoted equity shares under DCF method

Notification No. 23/2018-Income Tax [S.O. 2087(E)] - (24/05/2018) - Amendment in Rule 11U and 11UA omitting reference to the term accountant, thereby permitting only merchant bankers to determine the FMV of unquoted equity shares as per the Discounted Free Cash Flow Method ...

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Foreign Exchange Management (Current Account Transactions) (Amendment) Rules, 2009

Notification No. G.S.R. 349(E) - (22/05/2009) - In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (1) and clause (a) of sub-section (2) of section 46 of the Foreign Exchange Management Act, 1999 (42 of 1999) and in consultation with the Reserve Bank, the Central Government, having considered it necessary in the public interest, hereby makes the ...

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Avoid gifts in cash to stay outside taxman’s radar

Under the latest provisions, any sum of money received without consideration (in excess of Rs 50,000), by an individual or Hindu Undivided Family (HUF), during a financial year, are taxable in the hands of the recipient. For the purpose of computation of the threshold limit of Rs 50,000, the aggregate value of gifts received from all sour...

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Received Gift – Whether it is Taxable or Not?

Under the provisions of Section 56(2)(vi) certain gifts are liable to income tax as income from other sources. However, this provision is applicable only for individuals and Hindu Undivided Families (HUFs). Thus, if gift is received by any Trust or A.O.P., then it is not liable to income tax as "income from other sources". The provision o...

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Posted Under: Income Tax |

Taxability of Gift Received By A Person

Any person receives Gift from any other person, would be consider as income of the recipient as per section 56(2)(x) with certain exemptions. Section 56(2)(x) was inserted by Finance Act 2017 w.e.f.1st April, 2017 read as under: Where any person receives, in any previous year, from any person or persons on or after 1st day […]...

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Posted Under: Income Tax |

Taxability of Gifts

Taxability of Gifts {Section 56(2)(x) of Income Tax Act, 1961} To prevent the practice of receiving sum of money or the property without consideration or for inadequate consideration, section 56(2)(x) brings to tax any sum of money or the value of any property received by any person without consideration or the value of any property [&hel...

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Posted Under: Income Tax |

Corporate Gifts- An allowable transaction under Income tax?

Compilation of Section 47(iii), section 56(2)(x)(c), 50D & 50CA -Corporate gifts- an allowable transaction under Income tax? Purpose of section 56 defeated by the ITAT judgement? Brief overview of the judgement delivered On October 4, 2019, in a recent judgement of M/s Direct Media Distribution Ventures Private Limited v/s Principal...

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A Transaction not become Genuine merely for receipt via banking Channel

Shri M.Balakrishna Hegde Vs DCIT (ITAT Bangalore)

Whether AO is correct in considering the gift received by the assessee as unexplained gift and made addition u/s 68 when the Gift was received through banking channels?...

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Myths and misconceptions about Personal Income tax

Gifts received: Gifts received from specified relatives are exempt from income tax, and there is no upper limit also. Similarly, gifts of any amount and from anyone received during your marriage are totally tax-free. Similar is the case with the gifts received under a Will or by way of an inheritance, or from a registered charitable or e...

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Allotment of Share at High Premium for Cash | Gift | Lifting of corporate veil | Section 56(2)(viia)

Vaani Estates Pvt. Ltd. Vs The ITO (ITAT Chennai)

Vaani Estates Pvt. Ltd. Vs ITO (ITAT Chennai) Provisions of Section 56(2)(viib) of the Act, cannot be invoked in the case of the assessee company because by virtue of cash being brought into the assessee company by Mrs. Sasikala Raghupathy for allotment of equity shares with unrealistic premium the benefit has only passed on to […]...

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Taxation of Gifts received by an Individual/HUF

As per section 56(2)(vii) of Income Tax Act, gifts received by an individual or a hindu undivided family in the form of money or property (without consideration or with inadequate consideration) is taxable as income under the head Income from Other Sources provided such income falls under five categories mentioned below and such income do...

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Brief notes on Income from other sources

As per section 56(2)(i), dividends are always taxed under this head. However, dividends from domestic company other than those covered by section 2(22)(e) are exempt from tax under section 10(34). Winnings from lotteries, crossword puzzles, races including horse races, card game and other game of any sort, gambling or betting of any form ...

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