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A radical approach towards Indian Taxation System

Income Tax - Being a Chartered Accountant, many people (especially people from business fraternity) usually asks me how to save tax. But I always ask them to focus on increasing their revenues and consequently their income net of taxes....

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Tonnage Tax Scheme (A simplified approach) (Sec 115 V to Sec 115VZC)

Income Tax - Qualifying Company - Section 115 VC: (a) it is a Indian company; (b) the place of effective management of the company is in India; (c) its own at least one qualifying ship; and (d) the main object of the company is to carry on the business of operating ships....

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Issue of Imposition of Penalty u/s 270A of Income Tax Act,1961

Income Tax - Demonetization of Indian High Value Currency Notes is creating havoc and sheer chaos in the Indian Markets. Amidst such a scenario, rumours are spreading on imposition of 200% penalty by the Income Tax Department on the cash deposited in banks by the assessee’s....

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Impact of GST on Income Tax Act 1961

Income Tax - GST is pegged to be one of the biggest game changers for Indian economy, making India one unified common market. The April 1, 2017, rollout deadline for the new indirect tax regime looks tough but not impossible and both the states and Centre are ready in terms of preparedness. It will subsume all the taxes currently under the indirect ...

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Tax Deduction/Collection Account Number (TAN)

Income Tax - Article discusses about Meaning/ Structure/ Relevance of TAN, Persons liable to apply for TAN, Consequences of not quoting TAN, Procedure to obtain TAN, Places from where to obtain Form 49B, Authority empowered to allot TAN, Procedure for online TAN application....

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Guidance Note on Report U/s. 92E of Income Tax Act, 1961

Income Tax - Following is the Exposure Draft of the Guidance Note on Report under section 92E of the Income-tax Act, 1961 (Transfer Pricing), issued by the Committee on International Taxation of ICAI for comments. Changes have been made to the extent of amendments made by the Finance Act, 2017....

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Deduction U/S 80CCF for investment in Long term Infrastructure Bonds Allowed

Income Tax - The Finance Act, 2010 has inserted a new section 80CCF in the Income Tax Act, 1961, which provides that an amount upto the extent of Rs. 20,000/- paid or deposited during the financial years 2010-11 as subscription to long-term infrastructure bonds shall be allowed as deduction in computing the income of an individual or a Hindu Undivided...

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Adjustment of Advance FBT with Advance Tax for A.Y. 2010-11

Income Tax - The Central Board of Direct Taxes have decided that any instalment of advance tax paid in respect of fringe benefits for assessment year (AY) 2010-11 shall be treated as advance income tax paid by assessee for AY 2010-11. The assessee can adjust such sum against its advance tax obligation in respect of income for Financial Year (FY) 2009-...

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FM likely to keep the corporate tax rate unchanged at 30%

Income Tax - The finance ministry is likely to keep the corporate tax rate unchanged at 30%, as it faces stiff resistance from companies to the draft direct tax code's proposal to cut the rate to 25% and remove all exemptions. "Corporates are resisting the phasing out of exemptions even with a lower tax rate," said a senior government official. ...

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Bonus stripping under the Income tax lens

Income Tax - After taxing investors for dividend stripping, the Income Tax (I-T) Department is gearing up to tax bonus stripping. Official sources say scrutiny of returns filed by companies, brokers and individuals active in the stock markets and in possession of shares revealed wide use of this mechanism to evade tax....

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Registration U/s. 12AA cannot be denied for mere non filing of Return

CIT (Exemptions) Vs. M/s Shri Shirdi Sai Darbar Charitable Trust (Dharamshala) (Punjab & Haryana High Court) - Advocate Akhilesh Kumar Sah Just because the assessee has not filed income tax returns in earlier years, it can not be said that the activities of the assessee of the charitable trust / society were not genuine and grant of the registration under section 12AA cannot be denied...

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Notice under section 143(2) has to be served within stipulated time

According to section 143(2) of the Income Tax Act, 1961(for short the Act), where a return has been furnished under section 139 of the Act, or in response to a notice under section 142(1) of the Act, the Assessing Officer(AO) or the prescribed income-tax authority, as the case may be, if, considers ...

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TDS is not required to be deducted from royalty payment made for distribution and marketing of cinematographic films on DVD and VCD

Asiavision Home Entertainment Pvt. Ltd. Vs. ACIT (ITAT Mumbai) - In this view of the matter, we hold that the payment of royalty made by the assessee is out side the purview of section 40(a) of the Income-tax Act, 1961, and therefore, no TDS is required to be made from such royalty payment. Accordingly, we set aside the order of the CIT(A) and direct the Assessin...

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Tribunal got the power to rectify mistake apparent from the record but not empowered to rectify its own under u/s. 254(2)

Kailashnath Malhotra Vs JCIT (ITAT Mumbai) - Tribunal has got the power of rectifying a mistake which is apparent from the record itself and even an error of judgment is outside the ambit of section 254(2) of the Act. The oft-quoted judgment of the Hon'ble Rajasthan High court in CIT v. Ramesh Chand Modi [2001] 249 ITR 323[2] distinguishing th...

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TDS on payment made for purchase of software from non-residents

CIT (Intl. Taxation) Vs Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. (Karnataka High Court) - The fact involved in the present case is that the assessee is a branch of Samsung Electronics Co Company Limited, Korea, engaged in the development, manufacture and export of software for use by its parent company, i.e., Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., Korea. The assessee develops various kinds of so...

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Due date to file ITR & Income Tax Audit Reports extended to 31.10.2017

No. 225/270/2017/ITA.II - (31/08/2017) - CBDT hereby extends the 'due-date' prescribed therein for filing the return of income as well as various reports of audit prescribed under the Income-tax Act which are required to be filed by the said 'due date' from 30th September, 2017 to 31st October, 2017....

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Due date to link Aadhar with PAN extended till 31.12.2017

No. 225/270/2017/ITA.II - (31/08/2017) - CBDT, in exercise of powers conferred under section 119 of the Act, modifies para 3 of its earlier order dated 31.07.2017 and further extends the time for linking Aadhar with PAN till 31.12.2017....

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Aadhar can be linked after Return filing but to be done on or before 31st August 2017

F.No. 225/270/2017/ITA.II - (31/07/2017) - For the purpose of filing return, it shall be sufficient as of now to quote Aadhar or Aadhar Enrolment Number. The actual linking of PAN with Aadhar can be done subsequently, but any time before 31st August, 2017. However, these returns shall not be processed u/s 143(1) until the linkage of Aadhar w...

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Notification No. 83/2010-Income Tax Dated 1-11-2010

Notification No. 83/2010-Income Tax - (01/11/2010) - Notification No. 83/2010-Income Tax It is hereby notified for general information that the organization Raman Centre for Applied and Interdisciplinary Sciences, Kolkata has been approved by the Central Government for the purpose of clause (ii) of sub-section (1) of section 35 of the Income-tax Act, ...

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Notification No. 82/2010-Income Tax Dated 28/10/2010

Notification No. 82/2010-Income Tax - (28/10/2010) - Notification No. 82/2010-Income Tax It is hereby notified for general information that the organization Centre for the Study of Developing Societies, New Delhi has been approved by the Central Government for the purpose of clause (iii) of sub-section (1) of section 35 of the Income-tax Act, 1961 (sa...

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Registration U/s. 12AA cannot be denied for mere non filing of Return

CIT (Exemptions) Vs. M/s Shri Shirdi Sai Darbar Charitable Trust (Dharamshala) (Punjab & Haryana High Court)

Advocate Akhilesh Kumar Sah Just because the assessee has not filed income tax returns in earlier years, it can not be said that the activities of the assessee of the charitable trust / society were not genuine and grant of the registration under section 12AA cannot be denied...

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Guidance Note on Report U/s. 92E of Income Tax Act, 1961

Following is the Exposure Draft of the Guidance Note on Report under section 92E of the Income-tax Act, 1961 (Transfer Pricing), issued by the Committee on International Taxation of ICAI for comments. Changes have been made to the extent of amendments made by the Finance Act, 2017....

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Notice under section 143(2) has to be served within stipulated time

According to section 143(2) of the Income Tax Act, 1961(for short the Act), where a return has been furnished under section 139 of the Act, or in response to a notice under section 142(1) of the Act, the Assessing Officer(AO) or the prescribed income-tax authority, as the case may be, if, considers it necessary or expedient to ensure that...

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Due date to file ITR & Income Tax Audit Reports extended to 31.10.2017

No. 225/270/2017/ITA.II (31/08/2017)

CBDT hereby extends the 'due-date' prescribed therein for filing the return of income as well as various reports of audit prescribed under the Income-tax Act which are required to be filed by the said 'due date' from 30th September, 2017 to 31st October, 2017....

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Due date to link Aadhar with PAN extended till 31.12.2017

No. 225/270/2017/ITA.II (31/08/2017)

CBDT, in exercise of powers conferred under section 119 of the Act, modifies para 3 of its earlier order dated 31.07.2017 and further extends the time for linking Aadhar with PAN till 31.12.2017....

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Aadhar can be linked after Return filing but to be done on or before 31st August 2017

F.No. 225/270/2017/ITA.II (31/07/2017)

For the purpose of filing return, it shall be sufficient as of now to quote Aadhar or Aadhar Enrolment Number. The actual linking of PAN with Aadhar can be done subsequently, but any time before 31st August, 2017. However, these returns shall not be processed u/s 143(1) until the linkage of Aadhar with PAN is completed....

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A radical approach towards Indian Taxation System

Being a Chartered Accountant, many people (especially people from business fraternity) usually asks me how to save tax. But I always ask them to focus on increasing their revenues and consequently their income net of taxes....

Read More
Posted Under: Income Tax |

Tonnage Tax Scheme (A simplified approach) (Sec 115 V to Sec 115VZC)

Qualifying Company - Section 115 VC: (a) it is a Indian company; (b) the place of effective management of the company is in India; (c) its own at least one qualifying ship; and (d) the main object of the company is to carry on the business of operating ships....

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Posted Under: Income Tax |

Issue of Imposition of Penalty u/s 270A of Income Tax Act,1961

Demonetization of Indian High Value Currency Notes is creating havoc and sheer chaos in the Indian Markets. Amidst such a scenario, rumours are spreading on imposition of 200% penalty by the Income Tax Department on the cash deposited in banks by the assessee’s....

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Impact of GST on Income Tax Act 1961

GST is pegged to be one of the biggest game changers for Indian economy, making India one unified common market. The April 1, 2017, rollout deadline for the new indirect tax regime looks tough but not impossible and both the states and Centre are ready in terms of preparedness. It will subsume all the taxes currently under the indirect ...

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