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Deduction u/s. 80C for tuition / school / education fees

Income Tax - Deduction for tuition fees u/s. 80c of the Income Tax Act 1961 is available to Individual Assessee and is not available to HUF. Maximum Child: Deduction under this section is available for tuition fees paid on two children’s education. If Assessee have more then two children then he can claim tuition fees paid of only two children’s. ...

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House Rent Allowance (HRA) Taxability & calculation

Income Tax - HRA Calculation- Calculate your House Rent Allowance (HRA) exemption, know HRA exemption Calculation Formula and download HRA Calculator in excel format....

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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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Income Tax Department ask assessee to update their information

Income Tax - Following are the details which is required to be updated: New Registration process to facilitate effective communication between the taxpayer and department is enabled. The existing e-Filing users are required to update their profile by logging into e-Filing account....

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3 Changes on Income Tax Website WEF 22nd September 2017

Income Tax - Now a day, there are continuous changes on Income Tax Website with respect to the access of Income Tax Website accounts by the users. Today, new Registration process to facilitate effective communication between the taxpayer and department has been enabled by the Income Tax Department. ...

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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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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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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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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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Deduction u/s. 80C for tuition / school / education fees

Deduction for tuition fees u/s. 80c of the Income Tax Act 1961 is available to Individual Assessee and is not available to HUF. Maximum Child: Deduction under this section is available for tuition fees paid on two children’s education. If Assessee have more then two children then he can claim tuition fees paid of only two children’s. ...

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House Rent Allowance (HRA) Taxability & calculation

HRA Calculation- Calculate your House Rent Allowance (HRA) exemption, know HRA exemption Calculation Formula and download HRA Calculator in excel format....

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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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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/- without considering the merits of the c...

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Income Tax Department ask assessee to update their information

Following are the details which is required to be updated: New Registration process to facilitate effective communication between the taxpayer and department is enabled. The existing e-Filing users are required to update their profile by logging into e-Filing account....

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3 Changes on Income Tax Website WEF 22nd September 2017

Now a day, there are continuous changes on Income Tax Website with respect to the access of Income Tax Website accounts by the users. Today, new Registration process to facilitate effective communication between the taxpayer and department has been enabled by the Income Tax Department. ...

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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...

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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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