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IND AS and Income Tax Act – a complex interplay

Income Tax - The world is soon going to become a village; therefore, it is time to standardize business practices all over the world, and global uniform accounting standards and practices are the need of the hour. The Indian Accounting Standards or IND AS have also been designed accordingly. Transactions would be perceived differently with the advent ...

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Cost Inflation Index – Meaning & Index from 1981-82 to 2017-18

Income Tax - Article discusses Meaning of Cost Inflation Index (CII) which is used for Computation of Long Term Capital Gain. Cost Inflation index are Notified by CBDT every year and till date CBDT has notified Cost Inflation Index for the Financial Year 1981-82 to Financial year 2016-17. Cost Inflation index are used for computing indexed cost of ac...

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Rates of Depreciation as Per Income Tax Act,1961

Income Tax - 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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Indian Income-Tax Law Does Not Meet The Norms Of Good Tax System Having Different Canons!

Income Tax - Original Income-Tax Act, 1961 was well drafted by learned officials in Finance Ministry and it was capable of meeting the expectation of the Govt. in all future events, except requiring amendments for events and changes taking place in this 21st Century. India Central Budget 2017 has made the Income-Tax law still more complicated. One sid...

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Deduction under section 80C and Tax Planning

Income Tax - Section 80C replaced the existing Section 88 with more or less the same investment mix available in Section 88. The new section 80C has become effective w.e.f. 1st April, 2006. Even the section 80CCC on pension scheme contributions was merged with the above 80C. However, this new section has allowed a major change in the method of prov...

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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 returns can be made public – CIC

Income Tax - The Income Tax returns of individuals do not enjoy "absolute ban" from disclosure, the Central Information Commission has held while directing the Income Tax department to provide details of the total income of a person to his son-in-law who is facing a dowry case. ...

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DTC proposes to levy wealth tax on productive assets held in foreign arms

Income Tax - The scope of wealth tax, which is currently levied on unproductive assets like jewellery, yacht and aircraft will be extended to productive assets like equity or preference shares held by an Indian company in its overseas subsidiary and interest in f...

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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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Notice u/s 143(2) served after the expiry of limitation of time not valid

Servite Sisters Society Vs. ACIT (ITAT Indore) - The notice u/s 143(2) served after the expiry of limitation of time is not valid and the assessment passed in pursuance of an invalid notice is illegal and void. Section 143(2)(ii) clearly stipulates service of notice and not issuance of notice....

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If a Municipality is not notified by the Central Government, the agricultural land falling therein cannot be treated as capital asset by taking the distance from the limits of other Municipality

Srinivas Pandit (HUF) Vs. ITO (ITAT Hyderabad) - Since Rajendra Nagar Municipality is not notified by the Central Government, the agricultural land falling therein cannot be treated as capital asset by taking the distance from the limits of Hyderabad Municipality....

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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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IND AS and Income Tax Act – a complex interplay

The world is soon going to become a village; therefore, it is time to standardize business practices all over the world, and global uniform accounting standards and practices are the need of the hour. The Indian Accounting Standards or IND AS have also been designed accordingly. Transactions would be perceived differently with the advent ...

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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...

Read More

Cost Inflation Index – Meaning & Index from 1981-82 to 2017-18

Article discusses Meaning of Cost Inflation Index (CII) which is used for Computation of Long Term Capital Gain. Cost Inflation index are Notified by CBDT every year and till date CBDT has notified Cost Inflation Index for the Financial Year 1981-82 to Financial year 2016-17. Cost Inflation index are used for computing indexed cost of ac...

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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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Posted Under: Income Tax |

Indian Income-Tax Law Does Not Meet The Norms Of Good Tax System Having Different Canons!

Original Income-Tax Act, 1961 was well drafted by learned officials in Finance Ministry and it was capable of meeting the expectation of the Govt. in all future events, except requiring amendments for events and changes taking place in this 21st Century. India Central Budget 2017 has made the Income-Tax law still more complicated. One sid...

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Deduction under section 80C and Tax Planning

Section 80C replaced the existing Section 88 with more or less the same investment mix available in Section 88. The new section 80C has become effective w.e.f. 1st April, 2006. Even the section 80CCC on pension scheme contributions was merged with the above 80C. However, this new section has allowed a major change in the method of prov...

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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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Tax Benefits Available to Senior Citizens

A person becomes senior citizen under Income Tax Act in any year after attaining the age of 60 even for one day. Once he attains 60 years, his status as senior citizen in that financial year, gives him some relief .There are not many income tax exemptions available for senior citizens. ...

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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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FAQs : TCS on Motor Vehicle More than Rs.10 Lacs

Finance minister, Mr. Jaitley had proposed to impose a provision for collection of Tax at source at the rate of 1%, in case of Sale of Motor Vehicle and finally it was passed and law amended. Effective date is 1st June, 2016. In this article, I am trying to answer most commonly asked questions on this Amendment....

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