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Section 50B not applicable if transaction is not a sale but exchange

Income Tax - Planet M Division transferred by the assessee as on a going concern basis where no cost of acquisition is possible to be attributed individual assets in that undertaking and therefore the charging of provision of section 45 are not attracted. It was furthere held that the provisions of section 50B were not applicable to this case as it is...

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Taxability of Domain Name registration services

Income Tax - Now, taxability of fees from domain name registration services has come under tax scanner. Recently, ITAT Delhi held that domain name registration fees received by Godaddy are taxable as royalty under Indian tax laws. ...

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Texport Overseas: Analysis of Case on omission of Section 92BA(i) from Income-tax Ac

Income Tax - In the recent landmark judgement of Texport Overseas Private Limited v. DCIT [IT(TP)A No. 1722/Bang/2017], Honorable Bangalore Tribunal held that: it would be deemed that clause (i) of Section 92BA of the Income-tax Act, 1961 (‘the Act”) was never been on the statute as it has been omitted w.e.f. April 01, 2017 vide Finance Act, 2017 ...

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Income Tax Appellate Tribunal – An Introduction

Income Tax - Income Tax Appellate Tribunal – An Introduction Income Tax is the subject for Central Government to legislate under Schedule VI of the Constitution of India. No tax can be levied under the Article 265 of without authority of law. Income -Tax Act is that law under which income tax is levied. To determine tax properly […]...

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Recent case laws applicable to NGOs / Charitable Trusts

Income Tax - [2015] 55 taxmann.com 255 (SC) SUPREME COURT OF INDIA Queen’s Educational Society v. Commissioner of Income-tax *In favour of assessee Where a surplus was made by educational institution which was ploughed back for educational purposes, said institution was to be held to be existed solely for educational purpose and not for purpose ...

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Representation by ITAT Bar Association on Registrar of ITAT presiding over a Court

Income Tax - The order dated 5th October 2017 issued by the Asst. Registrar mentions that Your Honour has passed an order whereby he has been authorised to preside over a Court for the purpose of discharging his statutory functions as per the provisions of Income Tax (Appellate Tribunal) Rules, 1963 ...

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Income Tax Appellate Tribunal Surat Bench inaugurated on 01.09.2017

Income Tax - Hon'ble Ravi Shankar Prasad, Union Minister of Law & Justice Hand Electronics & Information Technology, inaugurated Surat bench of the Income Tax Appellate Tribunal, on 1st September, 2017. Hon'ble Shri P.P.Chaudhary, Union Minister of State for Law & Justice and Electronics & Information Technology, was the Guest of Honor of the function...

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ITAT Directive on Fixing of Stay Applications for Hearing

Income Tax - The Registry is directed to fix all the Stay Applications, whatever are received up to Wednesday in each week on the succeeding Friday before the respective Bench. This order be strictly followed....

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ITAT releases Draft Income Tax Appellate Tribunal Rules, 2017

Income Tax - Over a period of time, it was widely felt that the Income-tax (Appellate Tribunal) Rules, 1963, have outlived their utility to some extent in view of changing circumstances and the use of technology in the Tribunal’s functioning. In the times to come, the use of technology in the Tribunal’s day to day functioning will increase manifol...

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ITAT directive on Adjournment requests & Covered appeals

Income Tax - Representatives of our Bar Association have had a meeting with the Hon’ble President of the Tribunal. On a representation made by us, the Hon’ble President has readily acceded to our request that during the month of May, a lenient view may be taken as regards requests for adjournments....

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ITAT allows Expense on Speed-Boat to Akshaye Khanna

Akshaye Khanna Vs ACIT (ITAT Mumbai) - Akshaye Khanna Vs ACIT (ITAT Mumbai) Assessee had been using speed-boat for travelling from Mumbai to Alibaug for his professional activities like acting, practice, health, maintenance, story telling etc. and hence, business asset has been utilized by assessee for commutation for professional work a...

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No TDS on Payment to Amazon for Web-Hosting as same is not Royalty

EPRSS Prepaid Recharge Services India Pvt. Ltd. Vs ITO (ITAT Pune) - EPRSS Prepaid Recharge Services India Pvt. Ltd. Vs ITO (ITAT Pune) Tribunal further observed that there was no amendment in the DTAA between the two countries analogous to the Explanation 5 to section 9(1) of the Act and accordingly Amazon was not chargeable to tax in respect of Web hosting charges ...

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Section 54 Exemption when Agreement to sell old property and investment in new residential property within one year

Gautam Jhunjhunwala Vs ITO (ITAT Kolkata) - Agreement to sell old property and investment in new residential property within one year, whether to be claimed as exemption under section 54....

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TDS U/s. 194J not deductible on fees for Translation of Articles

Shri Goutam Mukhopadhyay Vs PCIT (ITAT Kolkata) - Shri Goutam Mukhopadhyay Vs PCIT (ITAT Kolkata) It is not in dispute that the assessee has made payment of Rs. 96,000/- to Mahua Basu Mallick for displaying articles towards Cancel Awareness Programme in Bengali language pursuant to dictations given by the assessee in English. In effect, this is not...

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Delayed ESIC and PF payment before filing of IT Return allowable

DCIT Vs Andhra Prabha Publications Ltd. (ITAT Hyderabad) - Ifthe employees’ share of contribution is paid before the due date of filing the return u/s 139(1) of the Income-tax Act, 1961 then no disallowance can be made....

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CIT cannot exercise Revisionary power u/s 263 merely because he has different opinion on the matter

The assessee has filed this appeal disputing the order of Pr. Commissioner of Income Tax-15, Kolkata passed u/s 263 of the Income Tax Act, 1961 (hereinafter referred to as the Act) dated 22.03.2017 by which the Ld. Pr. CIT set aside the assessment order dated 02.03.2015 passed u/s 143(3) of the Act ...

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ITAT Ahmdabad moves Towards becoming Paperless Court

NA - (17/10/2017) - The copies of orders to be served upon the Departmental Representatives and the Commissioners of Appeal/ Dispute Resolution Panel will henceforth be served only by email. [A copy of the letter dated 13th October 2017 in this regard, received from the CIT (Admn)- with the approval of the Principal Ch...

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Transfers of Hon’ble ITAT Members (March 2012)

Order - (29/03/2012) - Vide Order dated 29.3.2012 passed in Pursuance of the consultations of the collegiums of the Income tax Appellate Tribunal consisting of the President and two senior-most Vice-Presidents, the following Members of the Income Tax Appellate Tribunal have been transferred, in public interest, in the sa...

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Ex- President, Ex- Senior Vice-President, Ex-Vice-President and Members cannot practice before ITAT

Notification - F. No. A-12018/2/2007 – Admin III (LA) - (03/06/2009) - Ministry of Law & Justice, Department of legal Affairs, New Delhi Notification Dated : 3rd June 2009 GSR 889 (E). In exercise of the powers conferred by the Proviso to section 309 of the Constitution...

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ITAT notification on result of appeal

Notification F.No. 71-AD (AT) 2009 (ITAT Notification) - (01/05/2009) - Income-tax (Appellate Tribunal) Amendment Rules, 2009 - Amendment in rule 34 NOTIFICATION F.NO. 71-AD (AT) 2009, DATED 1-5-2009. In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (5) of section 255 of the Income-tax Act, 1961, the Appellate Tribunal hereby makes the following rules further to ame...

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ITAT allows Expense on Speed-Boat to Akshaye Khanna

Akshaye Khanna Vs ACIT (ITAT Mumbai)

Akshaye Khanna Vs ACIT (ITAT Mumbai) Assessee had been using speed-boat for travelling from Mumbai to Alibaug for his professional activities like acting, practice, health, maintenance, story telling etc. and hence, business asset has been utilized by assessee for commutation for professional work and therefore, the expenditure against th...

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No TDS on Payment to Amazon for Web-Hosting as same is not Royalty

EPRSS Prepaid Recharge Services India Pvt. Ltd. Vs ITO (ITAT Pune)

EPRSS Prepaid Recharge Services India Pvt. Ltd. Vs ITO (ITAT Pune) Tribunal further observed that there was no amendment in the DTAA between the two countries analogous to the Explanation 5 to section 9(1) of the Act and accordingly Amazon was not chargeable to tax in respect of Web hosting charges received from the assessee […]...

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Section 54 Exemption when Agreement to sell old property and investment in new residential property within one year

Gautam Jhunjhunwala Vs ITO (ITAT Kolkata)

Agreement to sell old property and investment in new residential property within one year, whether to be claimed as exemption under section 54....

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TDS U/s. 194J not deductible on fees for Translation of Articles

Shri Goutam Mukhopadhyay Vs PCIT (ITAT Kolkata)

Shri Goutam Mukhopadhyay Vs PCIT (ITAT Kolkata) It is not in dispute that the assessee has made payment of Rs. 96,000/- to Mahua Basu Mallick for displaying articles towards Cancel Awareness Programme in Bengali language pursuant to dictations given by the assessee in English. In effect, this is nothing but a payment made for translation ...

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Delayed ESIC and PF payment before filing of IT Return allowable

DCIT Vs Andhra Prabha Publications Ltd. (ITAT Hyderabad)

Ifthe employees’ share of contribution is paid before the due date of filing the return u/s 139(1) of the Income-tax Act, 1961 then no disallowance can be made....

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297 Page ITAT order in the case of Late Shri Harshad S. Mehta

Late Shri Harshad S. Mehta Vs DCIT (ITAT Mumbai)

First we shall deal with the appeals of Late Harshad S. Mehta through Legal Heir Smt. Jyoti H.S. Mehta for AY 1992-93 in ITA No.5702/Mum/2017 of assessee appeal and ITA No.6028/Mum/2017 of Revenue appeal....

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Long term vis-a-vis short term: Tenancy right after converting into ownership

Jayantilal K. Jain Vs ITO (ITAT Mumbai)

Where assessee had tenancy right in property, which was converted into ownership before sale of shop, then period of holding would be determined from the date the assessee acquired ownership of the asset because on purchase of the property the tenancy right was converted into ownership and assessee had sold shop not tenancy right....

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Insignificant decline in G.P. cannot be a reason for addition

Ramanand Industries Vs ITO (ITAT Jaipur)

Ramanand Industries Vs ITO (ITAT Jaipur) It is settled proposition of law that even if the books of account are rejected U/s 145(3) of the Act, it would not ipso facto result to an addition except the income estimated on same reasonable and proper basis lead to an addition. In the case in hand, neither […]...

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Section 54F exemption eligible on Property Purchased in wife’s name

Shri Rajkumar Mandhani Vs Dy. Commissioner of Income Tax (ITAT Hyderabad)

Shri Rajkumar Mandhani Vs DCIT (ITAT Hyderabad) In the case before us, the assessee and his wife are independent income tax assessees and the assessee already owned one house at Kilpauk, Chennai. The assessee therefore, cannot be said to have invested in order to avoid capital gains to tax in his hands, as u/s 54F(1), […]...

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ITAT condones delay caused by delay in getting Signature of Company MD

ACIT Vs Nekkanti Sea Foods Ltd. (ITAT Hyderabad)

ACIT Vs Nekkanti Sea Foods Ltd. (ITAT Hyderabad) there was a delay of 92 days in filing this C.O. by the assessee, for which an application for condonation of delay was filed by the assessee, wherein, inter-alia, the assessee stated that since there was a delay in getting the signatures of the MD of the company who […]...

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