ICDS

Forward Contract – Practical Accounting & Taxability of Revenue Account transaction (Actual Hedge)

Finance - Let me start with the example: The Company has sales of $5,00,000/- on 1st April 2020. Spot Rate was Rs. 70/ $ To hedge the exchange rate fluctuation the Company has sold 2 Year forward contract of $4,00,000/-  @ Rs. 72/ $. Date Spot Rate (Rs./ $) Forward Rate (Rs./ $) 31st March 2021 73 […]...

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Subsidy under Income Tax Act – ‘Whether a Privileged Tax’

Finance - The word `Subsidy’ is a word of pivotal importance and finds a mention in the American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language which quantifies it as `Monetary-assistance granted by a government to a person or group in support of an enterprise regarded as being in the public interest.’...

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Income Computation and Disclosure Standard (ICDS) and Relevance

Finance - TO INCOME TAX    Section 145(2), Central Govt. is empowered to notify ICDS for, applicable from A.Y 2017-18 – Class of Person – Class of Income Exception:- Individual or HUF who is not required to get his accounts audited under section 44AB are not required to comply this ICDS. Notified ICDS  AND Corresponding Accounting St...

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ICDS-VI | Effects of changes in Foreign Exchange Rates

Finance - 1. ICDS will applicable for computation of income chargeable under the head PGBP or Other Sources. 2. In case of conflict between the provisions of the income tax act and ICDS, the provision of act shall prevail....

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Treatment of Forward Contracts Under Income Tax

Finance - The entities entering into foreign exchange transactions are exposed to foreign exchange risk i.e. risk that the exchange rate of the transactional currency may change which may lead to foreign exchange loss to such entities at the time of their realization or restatement....

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ICAI Technical Guide on ICDS

Finance - Technical Guide on Income Computation and Disclosure Standards The Ministry of Finance vide Notification No. 87/2016 dated 29.09.2016 notified ten Income Computation and Disclosure Standards (ICDSs), operationalizing a new framework for computation of taxable income by all assessees (other than individual or a HUF who is not required to g...

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Request for comments on Draft ICDS on Real Estate Transactions

Finance - The draft ICDS on Real Estate Transactions along with the significant changes suggested in ICDS vis-à-vis the Guidance Note issued by ICAI are uploaded on the Income-tax website at http://www.incometaxindia.gov.in....

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Draft ICDS on Real Estate Transactions

Finance - This Income Computation and Disclosure Standard shall be applicable for determination of income from all forms of transactions in real estate, which refers to land as well as buildings and rights in relation thereto...

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Applicability of ICDS for May 2017 CA exams

Finance - The Central Government had, vide Notification No.S.O.892(E) dated 31.3.2015, in exercise of the powers conferred by section 145(2), notified ten income computation and disclosure standards (ICDSs) to be followed by all assessees, following the mercantile system of accounting, for the purposes of computation of income chargeable to income-...

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ICDS X- Provisions, Contingent Liabilities & Assets wef A.Y. 2017-18

Finance - 1. This Income Computation and Disclosure Standard deals with provisions, contingent liabilities and contingent assets, except those: (a) resulting from financial instruments; (b) resulting from executory contracts; (c) arising in insurance business from contracts with policyholders; and (d) covered by another Income Computation and Discl...

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Summary of Delhi HC Judgement in Chamber of tax Consultants Vs. UOI

The chamber of Tax Consultants and Anr. Vs UOI (Delhi High Court) - The notification notifying ICDS is contrary to the settled law since its implementation would nullify the judgements of the Supreme Court and the High Courts. This method of overriding the binding decision of Courts by the executive was contrary to law explained in Shri Prithvi Cotton Mills Limited ...

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Delhi High Court held certain ICDS & Part of them Ultra Vires

Chamber of Tax Consultants & Anr Vs. Union Of India & Ors (Delhi High Court) - Section 145 (2), as amended, has to be read down to restrict power of the Central Government to notify ICDS that do not seek to override binding judicial precedents or provisions of the Act. The power to enact a validation law is an essential legislative power that can be exercised, in the context o...

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Delhi HC admits Petition challenging Constitutional Validity of ICDS

Chamber of Tax Consultants & ANR. Vs Union of India & Ors. (Delhi High Court) - Mr Ganesh states that although at this stage he is not pressing for any ad interim directions, the requirement for compliance of the impugned ICDS would arise at the time filing of returns and therefore it is important that the petition be heard at an early date after completion of pleadings....

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25 FAQs on Income Computation and Disclosure Standards (ICDS)

Circular No. 10/2017-Income Tax - (23/03/2017) - After notification of ICDS, it has been brought to the notice of CBDT by stakeholders that certain provisions of ICDS may require amendment/clarification for proper implementation. ...

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CBDT notifies ICDS Applicable from Assessment Year 2017-18

Notification No. 87/2016-Income Tax - (29/09/2016) - CBDT has vide notification No. 87/2016 notifies following income computation and disclosure standards applicable from A.Y. 2017-18- 1. Accounting policies 2. Valuation of inventories 3. construction contracts  4. Revenue Recognition 5. Tangible fixed assets  6. Effects of changes in foreign exchan...

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CBDT rescinds ICDS notified in 2015

Notification No. 86/2016-Income Tax - (29/09/2016) - Central Government hereby rescinds the notification of the Government of India in the Ministry of Finance, Department of Revenue, published in the Gazette of India, Part-II, Section 3, Sub-section (ii), vide notification number S.O. 892(E) dated the 31st March, 2015, except as respects things done o...

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CBDT notifies Income Computation and Disclosure Standards

Notification No. 32/2015 - Income Tax - (31/03/2015) - Notification No. 32/2015 - Income Tax Central Government hereby notifies the income computation and disclosure standards as specified in the Annexure to be followed by all assessees, following the mercantile system of accounting, for the purposes of computation of income chargeable to income-tax un...

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Constitution of Approval Committee for such SEZ notified during 2006 to 2008 without simultaneously notifying constitution of Approval Committee and deemed status of Inland Container Depot for SEZs

NOTIFICATION NO. S.O. 3042(E) - (24/12/2010) - Section 13 of the Special Economic Zones Act, 2005 – Constitution of Approval Committee for such SEZ notified during 2006 to 2008 without simultaneously notifying constitution of Approval Committee and deemed status of Inland Container Depot for SEZs NOTIFICATION NO. S.O. 3042(E), DATED 24-12-...

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Forward Contract – Practical Accounting & Taxability of Revenue Account transaction (Actual Hedge)

Let me start with the example: The Company has sales of $5,00,000/- on 1st April 2020. Spot Rate was Rs. 70/ $ To hedge the exchange rate fluctuation the Company has sold 2 Year forward contract of $4,00,000/-  @ Rs. 72/ $. Date Spot Rate (Rs./ $) Forward Rate (Rs./ $) 31st March 2021 73 […]...

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Subsidy under Income Tax Act – ‘Whether a Privileged Tax’

The word `Subsidy’ is a word of pivotal importance and finds a mention in the American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language which quantifies it as `Monetary-assistance granted by a government to a person or group in support of an enterprise regarded as being in the public interest.’...

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Posted Under: Corporate Law |

Income Computation and Disclosure Standard (ICDS) and Relevance

TO INCOME TAX    Section 145(2), Central Govt. is empowered to notify ICDS for, applicable from A.Y 2017-18 – Class of Person – Class of Income Exception:- Individual or HUF who is not required to get his accounts audited under section 44AB are not required to comply this ICDS. Notified ICDS  AND Corresponding Accounting St...

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Posted Under: Corporate Law |

ICDS-VI | Effects of changes in Foreign Exchange Rates

1. ICDS will applicable for computation of income chargeable under the head PGBP or Other Sources. 2. In case of conflict between the provisions of the income tax act and ICDS, the provision of act shall prevail....

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Posted Under: Corporate Law |

Treatment of Forward Contracts Under Income Tax

The entities entering into foreign exchange transactions are exposed to foreign exchange risk i.e. risk that the exchange rate of the transactional currency may change which may lead to foreign exchange loss to such entities at the time of their realization or restatement....

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Posted Under: Corporate Law |

Section 145B – Missing – what is preached ?

A company is eligible for a non-export incentive. It has during FY 2017-18, complied with the criteria of reasonable certainty for receiving a non-export incentive. The company the same in books as per accounting standards....

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ICDS Income Tax: Understanding The Change

ICDS Income Tax is not meant for maintenance of books of accounts or preparation of financial statements. Persons are required to maintain books and prepare financial statements as per accounting policies applicable to them. Companies are required to maintain books of account and prepare financial statements as per requirements of Compani...

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ICDS – A Roller Coaster Ride!

The journey of ICDS has been an interesting roller coaster ride – first introduced, then deferred, then partly struck down by Delhi High Court and now with a re-birth under the Act, that too with retrospective effect from AY 2017-18....

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Another one bites the dust!! Finance Bill 2018 proposes to nullify yet some more important judicial precedents!!

In the year 2012, the then Government had introduced retrospective amendments to the Indian Income- tax Act in order to nullify the decision rendered by the Apex Court in the case of Vodafone International Holdings B.V. vs Union of India with regard to taxation of indirect transfer of shares....

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Budget 2018 backs legality of ICDS

India Inc. was promised that the government will be staying away from resorting to any retrospective amendment. Conversely, the Finance Bill 2018, has proposed various retrospective amendments to Income-tax Act, 1961 (the Act) for adopting several provisions of Income Computation and Disclosure Standards (ICDS) which are poles apart from ...

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