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What makes an Income Accrue or Arise in India although earned outside India?

Income Tax - A look at what constitutes as Income on Indian soil and what is not from the perspective of the IT department. The IT department defines certain incomes as Accruing or Arising in India. This is the basis of calculating your income and income tax. Let’s know more. The IT department says that for any company […]...

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Frequently Asked Question on fringe benefit tax (FBT) PART- 2

Income Tax - 32. Whether gross expenses or net expenses (i.e. net of recovery) are to be considered for the purposes of FBT? For example, part of the expenses on various items like travel, may be recovered from the employees. Therefore, whether FBT would be levied on the gross travel expenditure or on the ‘net’ travel expenditure’? W...

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Industry demand: Decontrol fuel price, restore tax holiday

Income Tax - Freeing petrol and diesel prices from official control, restoring tax breaks on natural gas production and tax holiday for private oil refiners should be part of the government’s agenda in the first 100 days, industry wished. The Petroleum Federation of India, apex body of public and private oil firms, has submitted to the oil mini...

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E-Filing cares about your security more then earlier

Income Tax - E-Filing cares about your security!!! 1>E-Filing website is now running on SSL. SSL is an acronym for Secure Sockets Layer, a global standard security technology developed by Netscape in 1994. SSL is all about encryption. It creates an encrypted link between a web server and a web browser. The link ensures that all data passed [&hellip...

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ICAI will soon frame accounting norms for farm sector

Income Tax - Corporatisation of agriculture and vast income potential of commercial crops have attracted the attention of accounting regulator ICAI, which for the first time is evolving accounting norms for the sector. “So far, there are no rules and standards for the agriculture sector. How do you value tea and coffee crops or other commercial ...

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926 branches of Banks to accept Advance Income Tax in Mumbai and Navi Mumbai

Income Tax - As many as 926 computerised branches of public and private sector banks will receive advance income tax in Mumbai and Navi Mumbai. These arrangements have been made for the convenience of the Income Tax assesses. Of the 926 bank branches 862 branches are public sector bank branches, 35 HDFC bank branches, 10 ICICI bank branches and 19 AXI...

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DTC: Income of FIIs will be treated taxed as capital gains rather than business income

Income Tax - Foreign institutional investors (FIIs) can breathe easy with the Direct Taxes Code (DTC) Bill, 2010 proposing that their income be taxed as capital gains rather than business income. Opinion is divided on whether this will end the uncertainty over FI...

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Government considering proposal to make tax audit reports mandatory for e-filing of income tax returns

Income Tax - The government is considering a proposal to make tax audit reports mandatory for e-filing of income tax returns. This follows a recommendation by the Income Tax (I-T) department after the Satyam accounting fraud issue broke in January following founder Ramalinga Raju’s confession. I-T officials said since the returns were e-filed, t...

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Income Tax Department will mail to individual assessees details of TDS

Income Tax - The Income Tax Department will now mail to individual assessees the details of the tax deducted at source (TDS) on their Income from different sources like banks, employers or post offices.Officials said the move is aimed at preventing any discrepancy between the TDS actually deducted and the TDS received by the tax department. A circular...

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IT department set trap for those who undervalue their properties

Income Tax - It’s not just high-value property transactions that come under the IT’s hawk eyes. The income tax department will scrutinize property deals of even Rs 5 lakh and above to tap tax dues. Thus, the trap is set for those who undervalue their properties to escape the IT net. Sub-registrars have been asked to submit details [&hellip...

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Interpretation of the words "manufacture or production" for the purpose of deduction U/s. 10B

ITO Vs E-Infochips Ltd. (ITAT Ahmedabad) - In view of the foregoing, we are in agreement with the findings of Id. CIT(A) that activities undertaken by the taxpayer were in respect of production and export of computer software within the meaning of provisions of section 10B of the Act, especially when the AO himself concluded so for the purpo...

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Penalty for concealment can not be imposed automatically for disallowance of deduction

Twin Star Jupiter Co-op. Hsg. Soc. Ltd. Vs ITO (ITAT Mumbai) - 9. Part A of the Explanation to section 271(1)(c) provides that if assessee fails to offer an explanation or offers and explanation which is found by the Assessing Officer or the Commissioner (Appeals) or the Commissioner to be false. This explanation can therefore, be applied only where the assesse...

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To claim deduction under section 80P the status of the co-operative society shall be a primary society

ACIT Vs The Salem District Co-op. Milk Producers Union Ltd. (ITAT Chennai) - 8. As seen in section 80P(2)(b), the deduction in respect of income of co-operative societies has been dealt in under different parts. In respect of the sums referred in clause (a) of sub-section (2), the assessee needs to be a co-operative society engaged in various activities specified therein. In...

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Year of taxability on transfer of lease hold rights of immovable property

Atlas Automotive Components Pvt. Ltd. Vs ITO (ITAT Mumbai) - 21. In view of the above submissions of the assessee and in view of the fact that M/s.Sky Blue Trading & Investment Pvt. Ltd. is sister concern of the assessee, we find no merit in the contentions of the assessee that the transaction between the assessee and M/s.Sky Blue Trading & Investment Pvt. Lt...

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Principle of mutuality where the income of the mutual concern is the contributions received from its contributors

Yum! Restaurants (Marketing) Pvt. Ltd. Vs CIT (Delhi High Court) - 8. Having heard the learned counsel Mr C.S. Aggarwal, Sr. Advocate for the assessee-company and Ms Prem Lata Bansal for the Revenue we are of the view that the judgment deserves to be sustained. The principle of mutuality as enunciated by the Courts in various cases is applicable to a situation wher...

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Notification No. 47/2009 – Income Tax Dated 1/6/2009

Notification No. 47/2009 - Income Tax - (01/06/2009) - Notification No. 47/2009 - Income Tax In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-sections (1) and (2) of section 120 of the Income tax Act, 1961 (43 of 1961), the Central Board of Direct Taxes hereby makes the following amendments in the notification of the Government of India, Ministry of Finance ...

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New TDS and TCS payment and information reporting system

Circular No. 02/2009-Income tax - (21/05/2009) - CIRCULAR NO. 02 / 2009 One of the fundamental principles of financial accounting is that if a person claims credit for payment of money to a third person, the credit should be allowed only if the payment and the information relating to the transaction have been received from the third person. The ...

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DTAA between India and Serbia Notified

Notification No. 5/2009 - Income Tax - (07/01/2009) - Whereas the annexed Convention between the Government of Republic of India and the Council of Ministers of Serbia and Montenegro for the Avoidance of Double Taxation with respect to Taxes on Income and on Capital was signed at New Delhi on the 8th day of February, 2006; And whereas the State Union...

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Exemption from the TDS provisions under Section 197 for specified Companies

Circular No. 7/2008-Income Tax - (01/08/2008) - CIRCULAR NO 7/2008-Income Tax Dated: August 1, 2008 In exercise of the powers conferred under sub-section (1) of section 119 of Income-tax Act, 1961, Central Board of Direct Taxes hereby directs that corporations which are established by a Central, State or Provincial Act for the welfare and economi...

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Trade Circular No. 25T of 2008 on Business Audit under MVAt dated 23/07/2008

Trade Circular No. 25 T of 2008 - (23/07/2008) - As expressly mentioned in Section 22, the primary object of business audit is to promote compliance with law. Business audit is a device with the Department to ascertain and ensure compliance of laws that are implemented by the Department. At a practical level, the object of audit is to ascertain th...

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926 branches of Banks to accept Advance Income Tax in Mumbai and Navi Mumbai

As many as 926 computerised branches of public and private sector banks will receive advance income tax in Mumbai and Navi Mumbai. These arrangements have been made for the convenience of the Income Tax assesses. Of the 926 bank branches 862 branches are public sector bank branches, 35 HDFC bank branches, 10 ICICI bank branches and 19 AXI...

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DTC: Income of FIIs will be treated taxed as capital gains rather than business income

Foreign institutional investors (FIIs) can breathe easy with the Direct Taxes Code (DTC) Bill, 2010 proposing that their income be taxed as capital gains rather than business income. Opinion is divided on whether this will end the uncertainty over FI...

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What makes an Income Accrue or Arise in India although earned outside India?

A look at what constitutes as Income on Indian soil and what is not from the perspective of the IT department. The IT department defines certain incomes as Accruing or Arising in India. This is the basis of calculating your income and income tax. Let’s know more. The IT department says that for any company […]...

Read More

Frequently Asked Question on fringe benefit tax (FBT) PART- 2

32. Whether gross expenses or net expenses (i.e. net of recovery) are to be considered for the purposes of FBT? For example, part of the expenses on various items like travel, may be recovered from the employees. Therefore, whether FBT would be levied on the gross travel expenditure or on the ‘net’ travel expenditure’? W...

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Government considering proposal to make tax audit reports mandatory for e-filing of income tax returns

The government is considering a proposal to make tax audit reports mandatory for e-filing of income tax returns. This follows a recommendation by the Income Tax (I-T) department after the Satyam accounting fraud issue broke in January following founder Ramalinga Raju’s confession. I-T officials said since the returns were e-filed, t...

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Industry demand: Decontrol fuel price, restore tax holiday

Freeing petrol and diesel prices from official control, restoring tax breaks on natural gas production and tax holiday for private oil refiners should be part of the government’s agenda in the first 100 days, industry wished. The Petroleum Federation of India, apex body of public and private oil firms, has submitted to the oil mini...

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Income Tax Department will mail to individual assessees details of TDS

The Income Tax Department will now mail to individual assessees the details of the tax deducted at source (TDS) on their Income from different sources like banks, employers or post offices.Officials said the move is aimed at preventing any discrepancy between the TDS actually deducted and the TDS received by the tax department. A circular...

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IT department set trap for those who undervalue their properties

It’s not just high-value property transactions that come under the IT’s hawk eyes. The income tax department will scrutinize property deals of even Rs 5 lakh and above to tap tax dues. Thus, the trap is set for those who undervalue their properties to escape the IT net. Sub-registrars have been asked to submit details [&hellip...

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Income tax department is set to start an online 'judicial reference system'

The income tax department is set to start an online ‘judicial reference system’ in order to streamline thousands of departmental cases being fought in various courts and I-T tribunals across the country. The facility, to be used by I-T department officials initially, will put in place all the cases, petitions and Special Leave...

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E-Filing cares about your security more then earlier

E-Filing cares about your security!!! 1>E-Filing website is now running on SSL. SSL is an acronym for Secure Sockets Layer, a global standard security technology developed by Netscape in 1994. SSL is all about encryption. It creates an encrypted link between a web server and a web browser. The link ensures that all data passed [&hellip...

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