income tax act 1961

Calculation of interest under section 234A, 234B and 234C

Income Tax - Income Tax Act, 1961 requires Income tax returns to be filed on time; advance tax to be paid correctly and within the prescribed time limit under the act. In case the assessee fails to comply with the provisions of the Act, interest shall be chargeable under Sections 234A, 234B and 234C....

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Download Form 15G & 15H with FAQs

Income Tax - Everyone is aware that Form 15G and form 15H are used for avoiding the TDS deduction while computing the interest earned during the financial year. In this article we are discussing important points to remember while submitting the Form 15G and Form...

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Presumptive Taxation Scheme Section 44AD, 44ADA & 44AE

Income Tax - The presumptive taxation scheme is framed under Three sections- Section 44AD and Section 44ADA & Section 44AE of the Income Tax Act, 1961. Person adopting presumptive taxation schemes are exempt from getting their books of account audited....

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Scope of total Income under section 5 of Income Tax Act, 1961

Income Tax - Section -5 of Income Tax Act, 1961 provides Scope of total Income in case of of person who is a resident, in the case of a person not ordinarily resident in India and person who is a non-resident which includes. Income can be Income from any source which (a) is received or is deemed to […]...

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Assessment or Reassessment Notice U/s 148

Income Tax - The power of assessment or reassessment of any income chargeable to tax that have escaped assessment has been provided under section 147 r w s 148 of Income Tax Act of 1961. If the assessing officer has the reason to believe that any income chargeable to tax has escaped assessment then the assessing officer may subject to the provisions o...

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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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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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Tax planning opportunity by SC?

CIT Vs. M/s Modipon Ltd. (Supreme Court of India) - The decision relates to deductibility of excise duty u/s 43B of the Income Tax Act, 1961. Section 43-B requires cumulative existence of following; The deduction claimed by the Assessee must be otherwise allowable under the other provisions of the Act....

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Mere non-allowability of claim not sufficient to impose penalty U/s. 271(1)(c)

DCIT Vs. Parinay Organizers Pvt. Ltd. (ITAT Ahemdabad) - In an appeal before Ahmedabad ITAT, DCIT vs. Parinay Organizers Pvt. Ltd., one of the grounds raised was that whether on the facts of the circumstances of the case, the CIT(A) was justified in deleting the penalty levied by the AO on account of dis allowances of interest expenses of Rs. 44,19,194/-...

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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

Cameron (Singapore) Pte Ltd Vs. ADIT (International Taxation) (ITAT Jaipur) - 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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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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Calculation of interest under section 234A, 234B and 234C

Income Tax Act, 1961 requires Income tax returns to be filed on time; advance tax to be paid correctly and within the prescribed time limit under the act. In case the assessee fails to comply with the provisions of the Act, interest shall be chargeable under Sections 234A, 234B and 234C....

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Download Form 15G & 15H with FAQs

Everyone is aware that Form 15G and form 15H are used for avoiding the TDS deduction while computing the interest earned during the financial year. In this article we are discussing important points to remember while submitting the Form 15G and Form...

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Presumptive Taxation Scheme Section 44AD, 44ADA & 44AE

The presumptive taxation scheme is framed under Three sections- Section 44AD and Section 44ADA & Section 44AE of the Income Tax Act, 1961. Person adopting presumptive taxation schemes are exempt from getting their books of account audited....

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Scope of total Income under section 5 of Income Tax Act, 1961

Section -5 of Income Tax Act, 1961 provides Scope of total Income in case of of person who is a resident, in the case of a person not ordinarily resident in India and person who is a non-resident which includes. Income can be Income from any source which (a) is received or is deemed to […]...

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Assessment or Reassessment Notice U/s 148

The power of assessment or reassessment of any income chargeable to tax that have escaped assessment has been provided under section 147 r w s 148 of Income Tax Act of 1961. If the assessing officer has the reason to believe that any income chargeable to tax has escaped assessment then the assessing officer may subject to the provisions o...

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How costly can the delay in filing tax returns be?

Due date for Filing Income Tax Return for Assessment Year 2016-17 for Salaried Persons and other Assessees who are engaged in business and profession and whose turnover is less than Rs. 100 lakh (in the case of business) and Rs 25 lakh (in the case of profession) is 31st July 2016. In this article we have detailed in the form of Questi...

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Treatment of Duty Free Entitlement (Govt. Assistant) under Income Tax and IndAS

Implication under Ind AS Government grants are assistance by government in the form of transfers of resources to an entity in return for past or future compliance with certain conditions relating to the operating activities of the entity. Treatment of Grants related to Income Government grants, including non-monetary grants at fair value,...

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Taxability of second House under Income Tax Act,1961

People buy a second home for many reasons, which, inter-alia, include as an investment for capital appreciation; to use it as a holiday home; to get a regular stream of income by way of rentals; or to diversify their investment portfolio. However, it is important for an individual, who is planning to buy a second home, to understand the t...

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Deduction U/s. 80G of Income Tax Act, 1961 for donation

The amount donated towards charity attracts deduction under section 80G of the Income Tax Act, 1961. Section 80G has been in the law book since financial year 1967-68 and it seems it's here to stay. Several deductions have been swept away but the tax sop for donations appears to have survived the axe. ...

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Dividend Stripping and Bonus Stripping

This article explains provisions of Income Tax Act 1961, related to Dividend stripping and Bonus stripping. An attempt is made to simplify provisions with the help of examples, for better understanding....

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