Follow Us :

hindu undivided family

Latest Articles


Basic Provisions of HUF and Tax Planning through HUF

Income Tax : Learn about Hindu Undivided Family (HUF), its formation, composition, tax benefits, and ways to reduce tax outgo through HUF in th...

February 17, 2024 3135 Views 0 comment Print

Shattering Glass Ceilings: The Rise of Women Karta in Hindu Undivided Family in India

Corporate Law : In a groundbreaking decision, the Delhi High Court allows women to serve as Karta in Hindu Undivided Families, promoting gender eq...

December 13, 2023 738 Views 0 comment Print

A Study of Residential Status of an Individual and Hindu Undivided Family in Accordance To Income Tax Act

Income Tax : Explore the intricacies of residential status under the Income Tax Act in India. Learn about individual and HUF classifications, c...

December 8, 2023 6009 Views 0 comment Print

HUF Taxation in India: A Complete Guide to HUF Tax Treatment

Income Tax : Learn about taxation of Hindu Undivided Families (HUFs) in India. Understand HUF residential status, income computation, deduction...

October 22, 2023 6078 Views 0 comment Print

HUF in Income Tax: Formation, Advantages & Disadvantages

Income Tax : Hindu Undivided Family (HUF) under Income Tax Act, its formation, advantages, and disadvantages. Understand difference between cop...

October 17, 2023 25491 Views 2 comments Print


Latest News


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

Income Tax : In a move expected to make family settlements and transfer of shares more taxing, the government plans to tighten anti-abuse provi...

March 5, 2010 1773 Views 0 comment Print

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...

October 23, 2009 4270 Views 0 comment Print

Proposal related to wealth Tax in Direct Tax code

Income Tax : 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...

August 15, 2009 1019 Views 0 comment Print

Wealth tax exemption limit raised

Income Tax : Enhancement of the limit for payment of wealth tax under the existing provisions of section 3 of the Wealth-tax Act, wealth tax is...

July 9, 2009 51430 Views 12 comments Print

Three words enough to access your tax records – beware

Income Tax : If you are thinking of filing your income tax returns online, think twice. It is very easy for anyone to hack into your account an...

July 18, 2008 1448 Views 0 comment Print


Latest Judiciary


Section 56(2)(vii)(b) Not Applicable to Companies before 01.04.2017

Income Tax : ITAT Delhi's decision regarding applicability of Section 56(2)(vii)(b) to companies before April 1, 2017 in case of Rhythm Polymer...

October 24, 2023 1833 Views 0 comment Print

TDS Credit on House Property Sale allowed to HUF despite deduction in Individual Account

Income Tax : ITAT Mumbai rules in favour of Anant Singhania HUF, allowing TDS credit for sale of housing property. The landmark decision provid...

July 15, 2023 969 Views 0 comment Print

ITAT dismisses Appeal of HUF whose Karta was expired for non-pursual

Income Tax : Ishwarbhai Madhavlal Patel-HUF Vs ITO (ITAT Ahmedabad) In the present case, the Karta of HUF having expired in the year 2021 itsel...

April 26, 2023 546 Views 0 comment Print

HUF Eligible For section 54F Exemption for Property Purchased in Joint Name of Members

Income Tax : S.K. Agarwal (HUF) Vs ITO (ITAT Delhi) It is an admitted fact that during the AY 2015-16, the assessee HUF sold a plot of land and...

July 26, 2022 1662 Views 0 comment Print

Unmarried Daughter Can Claim Marriage Expenses from Parents Hindu Law

Corporate Law : Rajeshwari Vs Bhunu Ram (Chhattisgarh High Court) Section 20 of the Hindu Adoptions and Maintenance Act, 1956 speaks about the mai...

April 6, 2022 9969 Views 0 comment Print


Latest Notifications


PPF account of HUF can not be extended beyond 15 Years

Finance : an account opened on behalf of a Hindu Undivided Family prior to the 13th day of May, 2005, shall be closed after expiry of fiftee...

December 16, 2010 9589 Views 11 comments Print

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

Income Tax : 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 im...

October 1, 2009 2398 Views 0 comment Print


ITAT dismisses Appeal of HUF whose Karta was expired for non-pursual

April 26, 2023 546 Views 0 comment Print

Ishwarbhai Madhavlal Patel-HUF Vs ITO (ITAT Ahmedabad) In the present case, the Karta of HUF having expired in the year 2021 itself when this information was first provided and since then revised Form No. 36 in the name of the legal-heirs or representative of the deceased-assessee is not be filed as provided in Rule 26 […]

All About Hindu Undivided Family (HUF)

December 7, 2022 14319 Views 2 comments Print

Discover all about Hindu Undivided Family (HUF) formation, evaluation, tax planning, and more. Understand the criteria and limitations of a Joint Hindu Family Business.

What is HUF and how to make HUF deed?

November 23, 2022 32247 Views 7 comments Print

Learn about the concept of Hindu Undivided Family (HUF) and the process of making a HUF deed. Understand the legal and financial implications of forming a HUF.

HUF v. Private Family Trust: Time to reconsider structuring of family investments!

November 19, 2022 19050 Views 0 comment Print

Reconsider your family investments HUF v. Private Family Trust. Learn why its time to make wise changes in structuring.

Dissolution of HUF

October 30, 2022 51381 Views 10 comments Print

Any male or female person born in a joint family under Hindu law who is within four levels in lineal descendent from the common male ancestor is considered as a coparcener and anyone who becomes part of the family other than by the virtue of birth (I.e., by marriage) is treated as a member.

HUF Eligible For section 54F Exemption for Property Purchased in Joint Name of Members

July 26, 2022 1662 Views 0 comment Print

S.K. Agarwal (HUF) Vs ITO (ITAT Delhi) It is an admitted fact that during the AY 2015-16, the assessee HUF sold a plot of land and earned capital gain which it claimed exempt under section 54F as the assessee purchased a residential house. The only cause of denial of exemption by the Revenue is that […]

Capacity of Females Hindu to Form A Hindu Undivided Family: SC

June 4, 2022 2793 Views 1 comment Print

Female heirs of a Hindu governed by the Dayabhaga School of Hindu Law dying intestate could not impress upon their inherited property the character of joint family property. The properties inherited from her husband was assessable in the hands of the assessee in the status of individual. It means that female members of a HUF cannot form HUF on the basis of contract among themselves.

Tax savings through HUF

April 10, 2022 9441 Views 1 comment Print

HUF is a creation of law and cannot be created by the act of parties, except in the case of adoption by member of HUF. HUF is a separate legal entity as per section 2(31) of the Income Tax Act and therefore, as long as the HUF is in existence, no individual member can be separately assessed in respect of its income. [ITO vs. Bachu Lal Kapoor (1966) 60 ITR 74 (SC)].

Unmarried Daughter Can Claim Marriage Expenses from Parents Hindu Law

April 6, 2022 9969 Views 0 comment Print

Rajeshwari Vs Bhunu Ram (Chhattisgarh High Court) Section 20 of the Hindu Adoptions and Maintenance Act, 1956 speaks about the maintenance of children and aged parents. Sub section(3) of Section 20 causes obligation of a person to maintain his or her aged or infirm parent or a daughter who is unmarried, as the case may […]

Daughter entitled to inherit self-acquired property of her father: SC

January 23, 2022 9873 Views 0 comment Print

The Supreme Court on Thursday said the daughters of a male Hindu dying without a will would be entitled to inherit self-acquired and other properties obtained in the partition by the father.