Long Term Capital Gain

Exemption under Section 54 of Income Tax Act, 1961

Income Tax - 1. WHAT IS SECTION 54? As we all know that on selling or transferring a capital asset like property, capital gains arise which are taxable in the hands of the assessee/ taxpayer. Under Section 54 of the Income Tax Act, an individual or HUF selling a residential house property can claim exemption from such capital […]...

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A Comprehensive Guide to Tax on Sale of Securities

Income Tax - Everyone knows that Income from salary, rental income and business income is taxable under their respective heads. But what about income from sale or purchase of securities? Many stakeholders which includes homemakers, retired people, youth, working professionals spend their time gainfully buying and selling securities but are unsure of h...

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Taxability of Income from Share Market

Income Tax - When the corona pandemic first hit the Indian stock market in March, 2020, it became a complete mess with tons of loses. But the time that came after that made stock market a sensational topic discussed at every corner of the city. A large group of retailers are engaged in stock market activity without any […]...

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AIS – Income by LTCG from units by an offshore fund

Income Tax - Annual Information Statement (AIS) – Income by long-term capital gain (LTCG) from units by an offshore fund u/s 115AB(1)(b) With its recent roll-out, the Annual Information Statement is currently the latest talk of the town. Due to its comprehensive coverage, it has started creating havoc amongst the taxpayers. Broadly speaking, the Ann...

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AIS- Income & LTCG from foreign currency bonds or shares of Indian companies

Income Tax - Annual Information Statement (AIS)- Income and long-term capital gain (LTCG) from foreign currency bonds or shares of Indian companies under section 115AC Rule 31AB covering the provisions relating to Form 26AS was omitted vide the Income Tax (Eleventh Amendment) Rules, 2020. Correspondingly, rule 114-I was inserted in the Income Tax Rule...

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4 Major Tax Exemptions to Startups

Income Tax - 4 Major Tax Exemptions to Startups includes Income Tax Exemption on profits under Section 80-IAC of Income Tax (IT) Act, Tax Exemption on Investments above Fair Market Value, Introduction of Section 54EE in the Income Tax Act, 1961 and Amendment in Section 54GB of the Income-tax Act....

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Scrip wise details of long term capital gains in ITR is Optional: CBDT

Income Tax - Schedule 112A and 115AD(1)(iii) of long term capital gain are provided in the Income Tax Return software as per the Instructions to the Notified ITR form and based on taxpayer feedback. Taxpayers have an option to either enter the Scrip wise details of long term capital gains in Schedule 112A and 115AD(1)(iii) so that the […]...

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Draft Notification on Tax on Long Term Capital Gain on Shares

Income Tax - Finance Act, 2018 has withdrawn the exemption under clause (38) of section 10 of the Income-tax Act, 1961 (the Act) and has introduced a new section 112A in the Act, to provide that long term capital gains arising from transfer of a long-term capital asset being an equity share in a company or a unit of an equity oriented fund or a unit o...

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Draft notification to stop misuse of long term capital gain exemption

Income Tax - In order to curb the practice of declaring unaccounted income as exempt long term capital gain by entering into sham transactions, the Finance Act, 2017 amended the provisions of section 10 (38) of the Act to provide that exemption under this section for income arising on transfer of equity share acquired or on after 1st day of October, 2...

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Steps by MCA & DIPP to promote startup India programme

Income Tax - Relaxations for companies, including start-ups have been provided through changes in various rules notified under Companies Act, 2013, and include following...

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Introduction of unaccounted money as LTCG: ITAT upheld addition

Shweta Puneet Kulthia Vs ITO (ITAT Delhi) - After considering detailed reasoning by AO as to how assessee has introduced unaccounted money in the garb of LTCG, ITAT upheld addition....

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LTCG exemption allowed in absence of any link between assessee’s transaction & investigation carried out by DIT

Amit Jindal Vs ITO (ITAT Delhi) - Held that the Revenue has failed to comply to the direction of the Bench in furnishing any report from the AO as to in what manner, the investigation carried out by the Directorate of Investigation, Kolkata and report of SEBI has any link with the transactions carried out by the assessee, we allow t...

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Set-off of LTCL on sale of quoted equity shares allowable against LTCG on sale of properties

Netesoft India Limited Vs DCIT (ITAT Mumbai) - Section 10(38) exempts only a stream of capital gain from tax and not the entire source. So if the assessee incurs loss in sale of equity shares, the gain from sale of which is exempt under section 10(38), then such loss will be allowed to be set off against long-term capital gain from sale of share...

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ITAT explains Basic modus of providing bogus LTCG- Upheld addition

Abhinav Agarwal Vs DCIT (ITAT Delhi) - Abhinav Agarwal Vs DCIT (ITAT Delhi) Snapshot of Basic modus of providing bogus LTCG 1. Merger of Unlisted companies with Listed Entity: This is the most preferred option for the persons willing to operate for the purpose of doing Long Term capital Gains. In case of the mergers with listed companies...

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ITAT allows LTCG exemption on shares of ‘Unisys Software’

Vasantlal Nyalchand Kikavat Vs DCIT (ITAT Mumbai) - Vasantlal Nyalchand Kikavat Vs DCIT (ITAT Mumbai) The case was reopened pursuant to receipt of certain information from investigation wing, Kolkata wherein it was alleged that the assessee was beneficiary of bogus Long-Term Capital gains (LTCG) by dealing in a scrip namely M/s Unisys Software & ...

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No requirement of scrip wise reporting for listed shares in ITR

Release ID: 1659412 - (26/09/2020) - There was a report in certain section of media that stock traders/day traders are required to furnish scrip wise details in the return of income for AY 2020-21. The gain from share trading in case of stock traders or day traders is generally categorised as short-term capital gains or business income...

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Cost Inflation Index for Financial Year 2020-21- CBDT Notifies

Notification No. 32/2020-Income Tax [S.O. 1879(E)] - (12/06/2020) - CBDT notifies Income Tax Cost Inflation Index for Financial Year 2020-21 or Assessment Year 2021-22 vide  Notification No. 32/2020-Income Tax dated 12th June 2020 at 301. Cost Inflation Index helps taxpayer calculation his Long Term Capital Gain on sale of Long Term Capital Assets. Also Read-Cost I...

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24 FAQs on Taxation of Long Term Capital Gain on Shares

F.No. 370149/20/2018-TPL - (04/02/2018) - Since the introduction of the Finance Bill, 2018 on 1st February, 2018, several queries have been raised in different fora on various issues relating to the proposed new tax regime for taxation of long-term capital gains. The responses to these queries are provided below....

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CBDT notifies Cost Inflation indexes with Base Year as 2001-02

Notification No. 44/2017-Income Tax [S.O. 1790(E)] - (05/06/2017) - CBDT has vice Notification No. 44/2017 notified Cost Inflation indexes with Base Year as 2001-02 for the Financial Year 2001-02 to 2017-18 and same are applicable from Financial Year 2017-18....

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CBDT notifies Cost Inflation Index for Financial Year 2015-16

Notification No. 60/2015 - Income Tax - (24/07/2015) - Notification No. 60/2015 - Income Tax S.O. (E) – In exercise of the powers conferred by clause(v) of the Explanation to section 48 of the Income-tax Act, 1961 (43 of 1961), the Central Government hereby makes the following further amendments in the notification of the Government of India in the...

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Introduction of unaccounted money as LTCG: ITAT upheld addition

Shweta Puneet Kulthia Vs ITO (ITAT Delhi)

After considering detailed reasoning by AO as to how assessee has introduced unaccounted money in the garb of LTCG, ITAT upheld addition....

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Exemption under Section 54 of Income Tax Act, 1961

1. WHAT IS SECTION 54? As we all know that on selling or transferring a capital asset like property, capital gains arise which are taxable in the hands of the assessee/ taxpayer. Under Section 54 of the Income Tax Act, an individual or HUF selling a residential house property can claim exemption from such capital […]...

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A Comprehensive Guide to Tax on Sale of Securities

Everyone knows that Income from salary, rental income and business income is taxable under their respective heads. But what about income from sale or purchase of securities? Many stakeholders which includes homemakers, retired people, youth, working professionals spend their time gainfully buying and selling securities but are unsure of h...

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LTCG exemption allowed in absence of any link between assessee’s transaction & investigation carried out by DIT

Amit Jindal Vs ITO (ITAT Delhi)

Held that the Revenue has failed to comply to the direction of the Bench in furnishing any report from the AO as to in what manner, the investigation carried out by the Directorate of Investigation, Kolkata and report of SEBI has any link with the transactions carried out by the assessee, we allow the claim of Long Term Capital Gain on ac...

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Set-off of LTCL on sale of quoted equity shares allowable against LTCG on sale of properties

Netesoft India Limited Vs DCIT (ITAT Mumbai)

Section 10(38) exempts only a stream of capital gain from tax and not the entire source. So if the assessee incurs loss in sale of equity shares, the gain from sale of which is exempt under section 10(38), then such loss will be allowed to be set off against long-term capital gain from sale of shares as well from sale of other assets....

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Taxability of Income from Share Market

When the corona pandemic first hit the Indian stock market in March, 2020, it became a complete mess with tons of loses. But the time that came after that made stock market a sensational topic discussed at every corner of the city. A large group of retailers are engaged in stock market activity without any […]...

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Posted Under: Income Tax |

ITAT explains Basic modus of providing bogus LTCG- Upheld addition

Abhinav Agarwal Vs DCIT (ITAT Delhi)

Abhinav Agarwal Vs DCIT (ITAT Delhi) Snapshot of Basic modus of providing bogus LTCG 1. Merger of Unlisted companies with Listed Entity: This is the most preferred option for the persons willing to operate for the purpose of doing Long Term capital Gains. In case of the mergers with listed companies, the merger petition has […]...

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ITAT allows LTCG exemption on shares of ‘Unisys Software’

Vasantlal Nyalchand Kikavat Vs DCIT (ITAT Mumbai)

Vasantlal Nyalchand Kikavat Vs DCIT (ITAT Mumbai) The case was reopened pursuant to receipt of certain information from investigation wing, Kolkata wherein it was alleged that the assessee was beneficiary of bogus Long-Term Capital gains (LTCG) by dealing in a scrip namely M/s Unisys Software & Holding Industries Ltd. (in short ‘Uni...

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AIS – Income by LTCG from units by an offshore fund

Annual Information Statement (AIS) – Income by long-term capital gain (LTCG) from units by an offshore fund u/s 115AB(1)(b) With its recent roll-out, the Annual Information Statement is currently the latest talk of the town. Due to its comprehensive coverage, it has started creating havoc amongst the taxpayers. Broadly speaking, the Ann...

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Posted Under: Income Tax |

AIS- Income & LTCG from foreign currency bonds or shares of Indian companies

Annual Information Statement (AIS)- Income and long-term capital gain (LTCG) from foreign currency bonds or shares of Indian companies under section 115AC Rule 31AB covering the provisions relating to Form 26AS was omitted vide the Income Tax (Eleventh Amendment) Rules, 2020. Correspondingly, rule 114-I was inserted in the Income Tax Rule...

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Posted Under: Income Tax |

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