hindu undivided family

HUF: An entity that emerges as a result of customary Law

Corporate Law - Hindu Undivided Family (HUF) : An entity that emerges as a result of customary Law There are different entities which have separate legal existence some of them emerges naturally (like Humans), some of them emerges as a result of incorporation or in simple words registration under any statue (like Companies and Registered Firms) but there...

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All about HUF and Its Taxability

Corporate Law - Hindu undivided family has always been a contradictory topic. There have been many judgments passed and challenged. HUF is not defined under The Income Tax Act. But its taxability is covered under the Act. It is created by Hindu, Jains, Sikhs and Buddhists family. The group of individuals must share common roots. Forming an HUF […]...

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HUF: A Tax Planning Instrument

Corporate Law - HUF can be used as an efficient tax saving tool that can be used to reduce taxes by proper Tax Planning. The notion of HUF Hindu undivided family) is particularly relevant In India since joint families exist in Indian culture where an individual’s income is also taxed as joint income. Income is charged on family […]...

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Family Arrangement Overview

Corporate Law - Meaning of Family Settlement/Arrangement In the case of Sk Satter Sk. Mohd. Choudhary. Gundappa Amabadas Bukate, AIR 1997 SC 998, the Apex Court relying upon the definition of Family Arrangement in Halsbury’s Laws of England held that a family arrangement is intended to be generally and reasonably for the benefit of the family eit...

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Avoid gifts in cash to stay outside taxman’s radar

Corporate Law - 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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Section 56 amended to cover property received without or inadequate consideration by closely held companies

Corporate Law - In a move expected to make family settlements and transfer of shares more taxing, the government plans to tighten anti-abuse provisions in the Income Tax Act, by including share sales in unlisted companies below fair market value under the ambit of regulations....

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

Corporate Law - 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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Proposal related to wealth Tax in Direct Tax code

Corporate Law - The Direct Taxes Code proposes to substantially raise the threshold limit for levy of wealth tax to Rs 50 crore from Rs 30 lakh, a suggestion, if accepted, would save many people from paying tax on their wealth. Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee in the budget for 2009-10 had doubled the threshold limit for levy of wealth tax to [&helli...

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Wealth tax exemption limit raised

Corporate Law - Enhancement of the limit for payment of wealth tax under the existing provisions of section 3 of the Wealth-tax Act, wealth tax is charged every year in respect of net wealth, on the valuation date, of every individual, Hindu undivided family and company at the rate of one per cent. of the amount by which the net wealth exceeds Rs.15.00 l...

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Three words enough to access your tax records – beware

Corporate Law - If you are thinking of filing your income tax returns online, think twice. It is very easy for anyone to hack into your account and have access to your income tax details. All a hacker needs to know is - 1. Your name 2. Permanent account number (PAN) and 3. Your date of birth. He first needs to log onto the e-filing website (www.incometa...

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Business Run by Karta of HUF Cannot Be presumed to be Joint Family Business: SC

Kiran Devi Vs The Bihar State Sunni Wakf Board & Ors. (Supreme Court of India) - Kiran Devi Vs The Bihar State Sunni Wakf Board & Ors. (Supreme Court) 1. Supreme Court on Hindu Undivided Family, there cannot be any Presumption That Business Run By Karta In Tenented Premise Is Joint Family Asset. 2. The contract of tenancy is an independent contract than the joint Hindu famil...

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Daughter in law has right to stay in a suit property or not to be decided on basis of evidence

Satish Chander Ahuja Vs Sneha Ahuja (Supreme Court) - Satish Chander Ahuja Vs Sneha Ahuja (Supreme Court) Conclusion: Suit filed in civil court for mandatory and permanent injunction was fully maintainable and the issues raised by assessee-father-in-law as well as by daughter-in-law claiming a right under Section 19 were to be addressed and decided on ...

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Daughters have Equal rights to inherit ancestral property even if born prior to 9.9.2005: SC

Vineeta Sharma vs. Rakesh Sharma (Supreme Court) (Larger Bench) - Equality reaffirmed by the Supreme Court in a recent judgement delivered on August 11, 2020. It has been held that a daughter will have a share under the Hindu Succession (Amendment) Act, 2005, irrespective of whether her father was alive or not at the time of the amendment....

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Son’s share in HUF will become property of son’s HUF & father’s share will come to son in his individual capacity

Adhiraj Pranay Shodhan HUF Vs ITO (ITAT Ahmedabad) - The assessee before us is a HUF. During the relevant previous year, the assessee sold three properties. In the income tax return filed by the assessee, however, only the capital gains on sale of 1/2 of these properties were shown. When the Assessing Officer probed this apparent discrepancy, it was e...

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Assessment proceedings cannot be conducted against HUF after partition

Shri S. Krishnappa (HUF) Vs DCIT (ITAT Bangalore) - The issue raised by the assessee that the HUF was not in existence when the assessment proceedings have been conducted and the Assessment Order has been passed on HUF and therefore, the entire proceedings are rendered null and void and it should be held that the Assessment Order is bad in law on the...

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PPF account of HUF can not be extended beyond 15 Years

Notification No. GSR 956(E) - (07/12/2010) - an account opened on behalf of a Hindu Undivided Family prior to the 13th day of May, 2005, shall be closed after expiry of fifteen years from the end of the year in which the initial subscription was made and the entire amount standing at the credit of the subscriber shall be refunded, after making...

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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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Business Run by Karta of HUF Cannot Be presumed to be Joint Family Business: SC

Kiran Devi Vs The Bihar State Sunni Wakf Board & Ors. (Supreme Court of India)01/01/1970

Kiran Devi Vs The Bihar State Sunni Wakf Board & Ors. (Supreme Court) 1. Supreme Court on Hindu Undivided Family, there cannot be any Presumption That Business Run By Karta In Tenented Premise Is Joint Family Asset. 2. The contract of tenancy is an independent contract than the joint Hindu family business. 3. Just because […]...

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HUF: An entity that emerges as a result of customary Law

01/01/1970

Hindu Undivided Family (HUF) : An entity that emerges as a result of customary Law There are different entities which have separate legal existence some of them emerges naturally (like Humans), some of them emerges as a result of incorporation or in simple words registration under any statue (like Companies and Registered Firms) but there...

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All about HUF and Its Taxability

01/01/1970

Hindu undivided family has always been a contradictory topic. There have been many judgments passed and challenged. HUF is not defined under The Income Tax Act. But its taxability is covered under the Act. It is created by Hindu, Jains, Sikhs and Buddhists family. The group of individuals must share common roots. Forming an HUF […]...

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Posted Under: Corporate Law |

HUF: A Tax Planning Instrument

01/01/1970

HUF can be used as an efficient tax saving tool that can be used to reduce taxes by proper Tax Planning. The notion of HUF Hindu undivided family) is particularly relevant In India since joint families exist in Indian culture where an individual’s income is also taxed as joint income. Income is charged on family […]...

Read More
Posted Under: Corporate Law |

Daughter in law has right to stay in a suit property or not to be decided on basis of evidence

Satish Chander Ahuja Vs Sneha Ahuja (Supreme Court)01/01/1970

Satish Chander Ahuja Vs Sneha Ahuja (Supreme Court) Conclusion: Suit filed in civil court for mandatory and permanent injunction was fully maintainable and the issues raised by assessee-father-in-law as well as by daughter-in-law claiming a right under Section 19 were to be addressed and decided on the basis of evidence, which was led by ...

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Family Arrangement Overview

01/01/1970

Meaning of Family Settlement/Arrangement In the case of Sk Satter Sk. Mohd. Choudhary. Gundappa Amabadas Bukate, AIR 1997 SC 998, the Apex Court relying upon the definition of Family Arrangement in Halsbury’s Laws of England held that a family arrangement is intended to be generally and reasonably for the benefit of the family eit...

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Avoid gifts in cash to stay outside taxman’s radar

01/01/1970

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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Daughters can be Karta of HUF & have same rights & liabilities as sons

01/01/1970

A Hindu Undivided Family (HUF) is known as a Joint Hindu Family under the Hindu Law. It comprises all persons lineally descended from a common ancestor and living under a common roof and joint in estate, food and worship. Yet, an HUF can exist without holding any property. There are two schools of law governing HUF in India: Mitakshara an...

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हिंदू अभिवाजित परिवार

01/01/1970

 आयकर कानून में हिंदू अभिवाजित परिवार पर एक स्वतंत्र इकाई के रूप में कर निर्धारण होता है आयकर अधिनियम में हिंदू अभिवाजित परिवार...

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Impetus to start-ups – a tax and regulatory perspective

01/01/1970

In todays environment, start-ups are crucial as they focus on innovation, lead to employment generation and promote research and development. As per recent study conducted by IBM and Oxford, 90% of India’s start-ups fail within the first five years despite Indias entrepreneurial strengths....

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