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How costly can the delay in filing tax returns be?

Income Tax - 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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Eight Common Myths & Misconceptions about tax

Income Tax - In this article we have discussed right Myth or Mis-Conceptions related to Income Tax Prevalent in the Mind of General Taxpayers related to Personal Taxation. Article Aims to clear such Mis-Conceptions. The following are some of the myths and real facts related to same:- ....

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Taxability of second House under Income Tax Act,1961

Income Tax - 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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House Rent Allowance (HRA) Taxability & calculation

Income Tax - Calculate your House Rent Allowance (HRA) exemption know HRA exemption Calculation Formula and download HRA Calculator in excel format for easy calculation of exempt HRA Allowance out of Total HRA received by Salaried Assessee....

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

Income Tax - 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. The main features of tax benefit with...

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Task Force for drafting a New Direct Tax Legislation

Income Tax - Task Force for drafting a New Direct Tax Legislation - Questionnaire for inviting suggestions and feedback on the Income-tax Act, 1961 from the stakeholders and general public...

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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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BJP's Announcements on Tax Front in Election Manifesto 2014

Income Tax - We are producing below the BJP’s announcement on tax from as made by them in their Election Manifesto for 2014 Lok Sabha Elections :- Taxation UPA Government has unleashed ‘Tax terrorism’ and ‘uncertainty’, which not only creates anxiety amongst the business class and negatively impacts the investment climate...

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Cost Inflation Indexed Cost Calculator

Income Tax - Calculate Long term capital gain on sale of capital Assets other then shares with the help of Indexation.- We have given below the Cost Inflation (CII) Index calculator which automatically calculates Indexed cost of your asset. In the calculator You just have to fill the Year of Sale, Year of Purchase , Cost of Purchase/Acquisition/Improv...

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SC to hear Vodafone's Rs 11000 crore tax dispute tomorrow

Income Tax - The Supreme Court is likely to start the final hearing on the high profile Rs 11,000 crore tax dispute between telecom major Vodafone and the I-T Department tomorrow-- a development that corporate India has been keenly watching. A three-judge bench headed by Chief Justice S H Kapadia is expected to start hearing the case immediately after...

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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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Waiver of loan is taxable u/s 28(iv) : Madras HC

CIT Vs Ramaniyam Homes (P.) Ltd. (Madras High Court) - Under one time settlement the bank waived loan amount (used by the assessee for acquiring capital assets) which includes both principal amount of loan and interest on loan. Held that Waiver of loan is taxable under section (‘u/s’) 28(iv) of the Income-tax Act, 1961 (‘the Act’)....

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Hire charges paid for Millers and Rollers-Tax deductible under section 194-I

The Commissioner Of Income Tax-I Vs D. Rathinam (Madras High Court) - The assessee, hired Millers and Rollers, for the purpose of carrying out his road contract works. According to the revenue, since in the case on hand, the hire charges in respect of both the Millers and Rollers hired by the assessee contained a portion of labour charges incurred by the respective ow...

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CBDT identifies Income Tax Return non-filers

PRESS RELEASE - (21/02/2014) - Government Urges all Tax Payers to Disclose Their True Income and Pay Appropriate Taxes; Income Tax Department Conducts the Second Round of Data Matching Identifying New 21.75 Lakh Potential Non-Filers and Information About Them Made Available on the ‘Compliance Module’ on E-Filing Portal of the...

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Guideline for issue of credit of TDS claimed when TDS not Matching with 26AS for returns of A.Y. 2010-11

INSTRUCTION NO. 2/2011 - (09/02/2011) - INSTRUCTION NO. 2/2011 The issue of processing of returns for Asst. year 2010-11 and giving credit for TDS has been considered by the Board. In order to clear the backlog of returns, the following decisions have been taken: (i) In all returns (ITR-1 to ITR-6), where the difference between the TDS ...

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Notification No. 8/2011- Income Tax Dated 7/2/2011

Notification No. 8/2011- Income Tax - (07/02/2011) - Notification No. 8/2011- Income Tax It is hereby notified for general information that the organization Kelkar Education Trust, Mumbai 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, 1961 (said Act), read with Rules ...

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Notification No. 1/2011 – Income Tax Dated 1/2/2011

Notification No. 1/2011 - Income Tax - (01/02/2011) - Notification No. 1/2011 - Income Tax Section 35AC of the Income-tax Act, 1961 - Eligible projects or schemes, expenditure on - Notified National Committee constituted for Promotion of Social and Economic Welfare - Appointment of new Chairman and members of said Committee...

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Section 90 of the Income-tax Act, 1961 – Double Taxation Agreement – Agreement among the Governments of SAARC Member States for avoidance of double taxation and mutual administrative assistance in tax matters

Notification No. 3/2011 - Income Tax - (10/01/2011) - Notification No. 3/2011 - Income Tax WHEREAS the annexed Agreement among the Governments of SAARC (South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation) Member States comprising the People's Republic of Bangladesh, the Kingdom of Bhutan, the Republic of India, the Republic of Maldives, the Kingdom of N...

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FAQs on Housing Loan & Income tax benefit

Home loan entitles Individuals to Deduction Under Section 80C of up to Rs. 1.50 Lakh and Interest Deduction under section 24 of up to Rs. 2 Lakh. Articles deals with Faqs on Benefit U/s. 24 and 80C on Jointly Owned Property, Under Construction Property, multiple properties and Simultaneous benefit of Interest exemption and HRA. ...

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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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Eight Common Myths & Misconceptions about tax

In this article we have discussed right Myth or Mis-Conceptions related to Income Tax Prevalent in the Mind of General Taxpayers related to Personal Taxation. Article Aims to clear such Mis-Conceptions. The following are some of the myths and real facts related to same:- ....

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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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House Rent Allowance (HRA) Taxability & calculation

Calculate your House Rent Allowance (HRA) exemption know HRA exemption Calculation Formula and download HRA Calculator in excel format for easy calculation of exempt HRA Allowance out of Total HRA received by Salaried Assessee....

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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. The main features of tax benefit with...

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Tax Deduction/Collection Account Number (TAN)

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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Rates of Depreciation as Per Income Tax Act,1961

Block of Assets :-The expressions Assets and Blocks of Assets w.e.f. 1-4-1999 shall mean a group of assets falling within a class of assets comprising:–Tangible Assets being buildings, machinery, plant or furniture;Intangible Assets being knowhow, patents, copyrights, trademarks, licences, franchises or any other business or commercial ...

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20 changes in Income Tax applicable from 01-04-2018 & 01-04-2019

20 changes in Income Tax applicable from 01-04-2018 and 20 changes applicable from 01-04-2019 All major income tax changes made applicable in Budget 2017 & 2018 are carefully listed. 20 changes applicable from 01-04-2018 (Assessment Year 2018-19 / Financial Year 2017-18) and 20 changes applicable from 01-04-2019 (Assessment Year 2...

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Task Force for drafting a New Direct Tax Legislation

Task Force for drafting a New Direct Tax Legislation - Questionnaire for inviting suggestions and feedback on the Income-tax Act, 1961 from the stakeholders and general public...

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