income tax act 1961

Buy-backs – Proceed with caution

Income Tax - Buy-backs have been the topic of discussion in corporate corridors in India since Budget (No. 2) 2019 has extended the existing tax on buy-back of shares to listed shares. Earlier, listed companies used buy-backs as an alternative to reward shareholders, as dividend was proving an expensive alternative from a tax perspective. A buy-back i...

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Analysis of ITAT Chennai order on Applicability of Section 167B of Income Tax Act, 1961

Income Tax - ITAT Chennai ORDER in the case of Herve Pomerleau International CCCL Joint Venture Vs. DCIT on Section 167B of Income Tax Act, 1961 which deals with  Charge of tax where shares of members in association of persons or body of individuals unknown, etc.  makes for a curiously interesting reading....

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Income Tax Amendments for October 2019

Income Tax - Income Tax Notifications, Circulars, Order for the Month  of October 2019 a. Circular 1. Circular no. 29/2019 dated 2nd October 2019– Clarifications in respect of option exercised under section 115BAA (related to lower rate of 22%) inserted through The Taxation Laws (Amendment) Ordinance, 2019– related to allowability of brought ...

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Notified Jurisdictional Area under Section 94A of Income Tax Act, 1961

Income Tax - Section 94A was introduced by Finance Act, 2011 by the Central Government in order to notify certain jurisdictions from which India has no such agreements or arrangements of Sharing/ Exchanging Tax information of the assessee....

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Income Tax Updates for the Month of September 2019

Income Tax - The objective of this document is to summarize all the updates of Income Tax (Notifications, Circulars, other amendments and updates) for the Month of September 2019 at one place. The same are being summarized below, along with certain important press release and clarifications. 1. Central Government prescribed E-assessment Scheme, 2019 f...

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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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CBDT release Time-series and income-distribution data

Income Tax - Central Board of Direct Taxes has further released Time-series data updated up to F.Y. 2018-19 and income-distribution data for A.Y. 2018-19 (F.Y. 2017-18). ...

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Extend Tax Audit due date to 31 October 2018: BJP Economic Cell (Rajasthan)

Income Tax - BJP economic Cell (Rajasthan), State Co-Convener CA R P Vijay & CA Sachin Kumar Jain have requested Honble FM to extend due date for submission of Tax Audit Reports and Income Tax Returns from 30 September, 2018 to 31 October, 2018 in the case of corporate assesses and where tax audit is applicable so that […]...

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Extend Tax Audit Report Filing Due Date: SGTTA

Income Tax - South Gujarat textile traders association is the leading trade organization of south Gujarat. It is representing more than 40000 traders of surat and entire south Gujarat. The association has played vital role in disseminating awareness about GST and has held hundreds of meetings to clarify the doubts of the trade and industry....

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Leave Travel Concession -Replace Calendar year by Financial year- ICAI

Income Tax - As per the provisions of section 10(5) of the Income-tax Act, 1961, an exemption of the value of leave Travel Concession/ Assistance received by the employee from his employer is provided subject to fulfillment of prescribed conditions....

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PIL in Kerala HC for 3 Month extension of Tax Audit Due Date

Plywood and Allied Products Dealers Association Of India Vs. UOI & Ors (Kerala High Court) - Plywood and Allied Products Dealers Association of India Vs. UOI & Ors (Kerala High Court) The Petitioner is an association of plywood and allied product dealers and the 2nd petitioner is a member of that  association, they have filing  Public Interest Litgation praying for a general Order...

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Interest u/s 234A despite due date extension: HC issue Notice to CBDT

Lucknow CA Tax Practitioners Association VS. UOI (Allahabad High Court) - Lucknow CA Tax Practitioners Association VS. UOI (Allahabad High Court) As far as prayer no.1 of the petitioner-association for issuance of a mandamus to the respondents to extend the “Due Date” of filing of Income Tax Return of Tax Audit Cases from 15.10.2018 to at least up to 31.10.201...

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Tax Audit Due Date Extension: FTAPs withdraws writ filed in Delhi HC

Foundation of Tax and Accounting Professionals Vs. CBDT (Delhi High Court) - Appellant Foundation of Tax and Accounting Professionals (FTAPs) has withdrawn the writ in view of Further extension of Tax Audit Due Date by CBDT to 31.10.2018. ...

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Consider Extending Tax Audit Due Date to 31.12.2018: Gauhati HC

Tax Bar Association And Anr. Vs. Union of India And Anr. (Gauhati High Court) - Gauhati High Court has instructed CBDT to Consider Representation filed by Tax Bar Association on or before 25.10.2018 by which they requested to extend the Tax Audit Due Date to 31.12.2018. ...

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Tax Audit Due Date Extension: Gujarat HC disposes writ as not pressed

All Gujarat federation of tax Consultants Vs Union of India (Gujarat High Court) - All Gujarat Federation of Tax Consultants Vs Union of India (Gujarat High Court) 11.10.2018–  It is an agreed position that subsequent to filing of these petitions, CBDT has granted extension for filing returns and accompanying documents. In that view of the matter, learned counsel for the pe...

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Tax Audit Due Date: CBDT rejects request for Further extension

F.No. 225/358/2018/ITA.II - (25/10/2018) - As concerns of the assessees have been suitably redressed with extension of due date by one month (i.e. till 31.10.18), representation of the Tax Bar Association, Guwahati dated 20.09.18, requesting for further extension of due date for filing ITR/TAR beyond 31.10.18 is hereby rejected....

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CBDT extends Tax Audit Due Date to 31st Oct, 2018

F.No. 225/358/2018/ITA.II - (08/10/2018) - CBDT further extends due date for filing of Income Tax Returns & Tax audit reports from 15th Oct,2018 to 31st Oct, 2018 for all assessees liable to file ITRs for AY 2018-19 by 30.09.2018, after considering representations from stakeholders. Liability to pay interest u/s 234A of IT Act will remai...

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CBDT extends Tax audit due date to 15th October 2018

F.No. 225/358/2018/ITA.II - (24/09/2018) - CBDT extends due dt for filing of Income Tax Returns & audit reports from 30th Sept, 2018 to 15th Oct, 2018 for all assessees liable to file ITRs for AY 2018-19 by 30.09.2018, after considering representations  from stakeholders. Liability to pay interest u/s. 234A of IT Act will remain. F.No. ...

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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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Recent Posts in "income tax act 1961"

Buy-backs – Proceed with caution

Buy-backs have been the topic of discussion in corporate corridors in India since Budget (No. 2) 2019 has extended the existing tax on buy-back of shares to listed shares. Earlier, listed companies used buy-backs as an alternative to reward shareholders, as dividend was proving an expensive alternative from a tax perspective. A buy-back i...

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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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Analysis of ITAT Chennai order on Applicability of Section 167B of Income Tax Act, 1961

ITAT Chennai ORDER in the case of Herve Pomerleau International CCCL Joint Venture Vs. DCIT on Section 167B of Income Tax Act, 1961 which deals with  Charge of tax where shares of members in association of persons or body of individuals unknown, etc.  makes for a curiously interesting reading....

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Income Tax Amendments for October 2019

Income Tax Notifications, Circulars, Order for the Month  of October 2019 a. Circular 1. Circular no. 29/2019 dated 2nd October 2019– Clarifications in respect of option exercised under section 115BAA (related to lower rate of 22%) inserted through The Taxation Laws (Amendment) Ordinance, 2019– related to allowability of brought ...

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Notified Jurisdictional Area under Section 94A of Income Tax Act, 1961

Section 94A was introduced by Finance Act, 2011 by the Central Government in order to notify certain jurisdictions from which India has no such agreements or arrangements of Sharing/ Exchanging Tax information of the assessee....

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Posted Under: Income Tax |

Income Tax Updates for the Month of September 2019

The objective of this document is to summarize all the updates of Income Tax (Notifications, Circulars, other amendments and updates) for the Month of September 2019 at one place. The same are being summarized below, along with certain important press release and clarifications. 1. Central Government prescribed E-assessment Scheme, 2019 f...

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CBDT release Time-series and income-distribution data

Central Board of Direct Taxes has further released Time-series data updated up to F.Y. 2018-19 and income-distribution data for A.Y. 2018-19 (F.Y. 2017-18). ...

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FM’s Corporate Tax Sop- MSME & Common Man Dismayed

The Finance Minister announced certain bold measures to give boost to the ailing Economy of the country, a fortnight ago. New Sections 115 BAA & 115 BAB were introduced in the Income Tax Act with the aim of reducing Income Tax on the Corporate Sector to enable the Companies to boost production, bring in new […]...

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Income Tax Amendments August & September 2019

THE TAXATION LAWS (AMENDMENT) ORDINANCE, 2019 1. Tax on income of certain domestic companies- Option for Domestic Company for concessional tax rate of 22% (excluding surcharge & cess) subject to the condition that they will not avail any exemption/incentive. Exemptions / benefits that cannot be availed are listed below: Additional Dep...

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Superannuation Fund: Approval And Winding Up

ON THE QUESTION OF APPROVAL: HOW TO GET IT APPROVED An approved superannuation fund is a fund that is approved by the Commissioner of Income Tax. The rules pertaining to this can be found in Part B of the Fourth Schedule of the Income Tax Act, 1961. Superannuation funds are approved by the Income Tax […]...

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