Interest Income

Taxability of Interest on Compensation or Enhanced Compensation

Finance - The statutory provisions for the income in the nature of ‘Interest received on compensation or on enhanced compensation’ were brought to Income Tax by the Finance Act’ 2009. When these provisions were introduced, the Memorandum explaining the provisions of the Finance Bill 2009 had this to say:...

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Interest on refund allowed even if law is silent

Finance - HC held that the principles of compensatory measure may apply where the legislature is silent about entitlement of interest on refund of the tax amount, which is already paid by the Assessee. Thus, by considering interest by way of a compensatory measure...

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Download Form 15G & 15H in excel / Word format with FAQs

Finance - 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 15H to the deductor. We have also included frequently asked questions and answers on Form ...

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Deduction of Interest Expenses – Section 36(1)(iii) – Assessment – Legal Pronouncements

Finance - In this discussion, we would take up Section 36(1)(iii) of the Income Tax Act, 1961 and analyse the provision therein from all facets, which will make us understand the deduction in a comprehensive way. In the vortex of legal pronouncements, we will analyse few case laws as well, which throw light on the grey areas that are not captured ...

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Taxation of Co-operative Housing Societies & Income Tax Return

Finance - In general the perception is that income of Co–operative Societies is not chargeable to tax and therefore many societies do not bother to take PAN No. & file Income Tax returns. This is a wrong perception since though certain types of income of CHS are exempt there are other incomes which are chargeable to Tax....

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Reduction of 0.1% in interest rates on Small Saving schemes

Finance - Government has decided to effect a reduction of 0.1 percentage points in interest rates across the board in all Small Savings Schemes except the Post Office Savings Account, which has been left untouched....

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Revised interest rate of PPF, SCSC, Sukanya Samridhi,NSC

Finance - Central Government has notified revised Interest Rate for the perios from 01.04.2016 to 30.03.2016 on Small Savings Schemes like PPF, Senior Citizen Savings Scheme, Sukanya Samridhi Scheme and NSC etc. Rates on all schemes been reduced significantly in comparison to existing rate....

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Small Saving Schemes Interest Rate to change Qtrly wef 01.04.16

Finance - Interest Rates of Small Saving Schemes to be recalibrated w.e.f. 1.4.2016 on a Quarterly Basis to align the small saving interest rates with the market rates of the relevant Government securities...

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Interest Rate on NRIs Deposits

Finance - To provide greater flexibility to banks in mobilizing non-resident deposits and in view of prevailing market conditions, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) deregulated interest rates on Non-Resident (External) Rupee (NRE) Deposits and Savings deposits under Ordinary Non-Resident (NRO) Accounts with effect from 16 December 2011....

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SBI hikes fixed deposit rates by upto 1%

Finance - Country's largest lender SBI today raised fixed deposit rates on select maturities by up to 1 per cent, amid tight liquidity situation. Fixed deposits with maturity period of 7 to 90 days will earn eight per cent interest against existing seven per cent. The SBI said in a statement that the new rates would be effective from on Wednesday....

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Co-operative society eligible for deduction u/s 80P(2)(a)(i) on Interest Income from banks

Punjab State Cooperative Federation of House Building Societies Ltd. Vs ACIT (ITAT Chandigarh) - The salient features of the impugned case have already been noted by us namely, that the assessee is a Co-operative Society, set up by the Government of Punjab registered under the Punjab Co-operative Societies Act, 1961. The Assessing Officer has duly noted that its primary business is to grant loa...

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Allowability of deduction u/s 80IA on Interest earned by industrial undertaking on late payment received from customers

CIT Vs. Bharat Rasayan Ltd. (Delhi High Court) - Thus, according to the Gujarat High Court, when interest is paid on delayed payment, it can be treated as higher sale price which is converse situation to offering of cash discount because the transaction remains the same and there Is no distinction as to the source Looking from" this angle, the int...

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Interest on late payment from customers against supply of goods is eligible for deduction u/s 80-IA

CIT Vs Advance Detergents Ltd. (Delhi High Court) - Gujarat High Court, when interest is paid on delayed payment, it can be treated as higher sale price which is converse situation to offering of cash discount because the transaction remains the same and there is no distinction $s to the source. Looking from' this angle, the interest becomes part of ...

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Bank interest is not eligible for deduction U/s. 80-IB/80HHC

Arvind Fashions Ltd. Vs. ACIT (ITAT Ahmedabad) - The next two items are penal charges of Rs.5,11,688/ - and Rs. 10,970/-. These amounts have already been held to be business income while discussing the issues of section 80IB. Accordingly, we direct the AO to treat these two amounts as part of business income for computation under section 80HHC....

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Any company whose principal business is banking or granting of loans and advances will not be attracted by explanation to section 73 of the IT Act, 1961

ITO Vs Bijay Paper Traders & Investments Ltd. (ITAT Delhi) - . In view of the above decision, the company whose principal business is that of granting of loans and advances, may earn a comparatively high income from some other activity in a particular year, merely because the income/loss from share trading in the year under consideration is higher than the in...

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Interest rates on Small Savings Schemes from 01.07.2017 to 30.09.2017

F.No.01/04/2016-NS - (30/06/2017) - Rates of interest on various small savings schemes for the second quarter of financial year 2017-18 starting 1st July, 2017, and ending on 30th September, 2017, on the basis of the interest compounding / payment built-in in the schemes, shall be as under:...

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Interest rates on Small Savings Schemes for Oct,16 to -Dec,16

F.No. 1/04/2016-NS.II - (29/09/2016) - On the basis of the decision of the Government, interest rates for small savings schemes are to be notified on quarterly basis. Accordingly. the rates of interest on various small savings schemes for the third quarter of financial year 2016-17 starting on 1st October, 2016 and ending on 31st Decemb...

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CA certificate required to be given to the banker even in respect of import payments

03/RBI - (19/07/2007) - A. P. (DIR Series)CIRCULAR NO03/RBI under Section 195 of the Income Tax Act read with Rule 29B of the IT Rules, any person responsible for making payment to a non-resident or to a foreign company, any interest or any other sum chargeable under the IT Act, shall at the time of payment or credit of th...

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Interest rates on Small Savings Schemes from 01.07.2017 to 30.09.2017

F.No.01/04/2016-NS (30/06/2017)

Rates of interest on various small savings schemes for the second quarter of financial year 2017-18 starting 1st July, 2017, and ending on 30th September, 2017, on the basis of the interest compounding / payment built-in in the schemes, shall be as under:...

Read More

Reduction of 0.1% in interest rates on Small Saving schemes

Government has decided to effect a reduction of 0.1 percentage points in interest rates across the board in all Small Savings Schemes except the Post Office Savings Account, which has been left untouched....

Read More
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Interest rates on Small Savings Schemes for Oct,16 to -Dec,16

F.No. 1/04/2016-NS.II (29/09/2016)

On the basis of the decision of the Government, interest rates for small savings schemes are to be notified on quarterly basis. Accordingly. the rates of interest on various small savings schemes for the third quarter of financial year 2016-17 starting on 1st October, 2016 and ending on 31st December, 2016...

Read More

Taxability of Interest on Compensation or Enhanced Compensation

The statutory provisions for the income in the nature of ‘Interest received on compensation or on enhanced compensation’ were brought to Income Tax by the Finance Act’ 2009. When these provisions were introduced, the Memorandum explaining the provisions of the Finance Bill 2009 had this to say:...

Read More
Posted Under: Finance |

Revised interest rate of PPF, SCSC, Sukanya Samridhi,NSC

Central Government has notified revised Interest Rate for the perios from 01.04.2016 to 30.03.2016 on Small Savings Schemes like PPF, Senior Citizen Savings Scheme, Sukanya Samridhi Scheme and NSC etc. Rates on all schemes been reduced significantly in comparison to existing rate....

Read More
Posted Under: Finance | ,

Small Saving Schemes Interest Rate to change Qtrly wef 01.04.16

Interest Rates of Small Saving Schemes to be recalibrated w.e.f. 1.4.2016 on a Quarterly Basis to align the small saving interest rates with the market rates of the relevant Government securities...

Read More
Posted Under: Finance |

Interest on refund allowed even if law is silent

State of Gujarat Vs. Indian Petro Chemicals Ltd. (Gujarat High Court)

HC held that the principles of compensatory measure may apply where the legislature is silent about entitlement of interest on refund of the tax amount, which is already paid by the Assessee. Thus, by considering interest by way of a compensatory measure...

Read More
Posted Under: Finance |

Download Form 15G & 15H in excel / Word format 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 15H to the deductor. We have also included frequently asked questions and answers on Form ...

Read More
Posted Under: Finance |

Deduction of Interest Expenses – Section 36(1)(iii) – Assessment – Legal Pronouncements

In this discussion, we would take up Section 36(1)(iii) of the Income Tax Act, 1961 and analyse the provision therein from all facets, which will make us understand the deduction in a comprehensive way. In the vortex of legal pronouncements, we will analyse few case laws as well, which throw light on the grey areas that are not captured ...

Read More
Posted Under: Finance |

Taxation of Co-operative Housing Societies & Income Tax Return

In general the perception is that income of Co–operative Societies is not chargeable to tax and therefore many societies do not bother to take PAN No. & file Income Tax returns. This is a wrong perception since though certain types of income of CHS are exempt there are other incomes which are chargeable to Tax....

Read More
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