Long Term Capital Gain

Taxation of Capital Gain in India – FAQs

Income Tax - What incomes are charged to tax under the head Capital Gains? Ans: Any profit or gain arising from transfer of a capital asset during the year is charged to tax under the head Capital Gains.​...

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Sec-112A: Tax on long term gains arising from sale of shares

Income Tax - Generally, Long term gains arising from sale of equity shares listed in recognized stock exchange were exempt u/s 10(38)  but exemption of the same has been withdrawn by the Finance Act,2018 w.e.f Assessment Year 2019-20 and the new section 112A was introduced in the Income-tax Act. Therefore any long term gains arising out of sale [&hel...

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Computation of long-term capital Gain

Income Tax - When you sell an asset like a stock or mutual fund after a year and in some cases, like Gold, three years - you need to pay long term capital gains tax. Equity- oriented mutual funds (where more than 65% of the holding is equity) do not have to pay  long term cap gains tax currently, and neither when the period of holding is over a year ...

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Tax benefit under section 54EC on long term capital gain

Income Tax - The benefit under section 54EC can be availed of only if there is an income from a capital asset, being  long-term in nature. Long-term capital gains are the profit that a person makes when he sells any capital asset (wef A.Y 2019-20, the said long term capital asset shall be land or building or both) which he has held for a period excee...

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Capital Gain on Real Estate Transactions

Income Tax - Introduction- The topic of taxation of capital gains on real estate transaction under the income tax act is live and ever interesting topic from point of view of all concerned with such taxation. This is one set of provisions in the Act which has raised maximum number of issues of interpretation. In the recent years several amendments ...

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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Income Tax - Finance Act, 2018 has withdrawn the exemption under clause (38) of section 10 of the Income-tax Act, 1961 (the Act) and has introduced a new section 112A in the Act, to provide that long term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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Misuse of Long Term Capital gain tax exemption for money laundering

Income Tax - Investments are made in the secondary share markets with a view to capturing gains. In this market, out of nearly 8,000 listed companies, several scrips are not traded regularly. With the collusion of promoters, some brokers arrange for price(s) with purchase of such scrips at nominal costs, and sales at exorbitant prices, with a view t...

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DTC: Jewellery, works of art, property to qualify as long-term investments even if held for a year

Income Tax - The Supreme Court will hear on September 10 the impleadment petition filed by the Forex Derivatives Consumers Forum along with the Special Leave Petition filed by Fixed Income Money Market and Derivatives Association of India (FIMMDA). Forex Derivatives Consumers Forum is a registered association of exporters from across the country, a ma...

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Existing taxation provision of Long term capital gains may continue in DTC

Income Tax - The government is likely to maintain the distinction between short term and long-term capital gains to encourage long-term savings, as it deliberates the draft direct taxes code. The finance minister said in his Budget speech that the new direct taxes law could be rolled out from April 1, 2011. The government is veering around to the view...

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Even part performance of contract in case of JDA attracts capital gain tax

K. Vijaya Lakshmi Vs Asst. Commissioner of Income Tax (ITAT Hyderabad) - These are two appeals by two assessees against the orders of the Commissioner of Income Tax (Appeals)-5, Hyderabad, for the AY. 2009-10. Since common issues are involved in both of these appeals, these are heard together and decided by this common order...

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Mere allegation by investigation dept not sufficient to prove Bogus Capital gains from penny stocks

Meenu Goel Vs ITO (ITAT Delhi) - Meenu Goel Vs ITO (ITAT Delhi) The assessee has submitted various documentary evidences to prove the genuineness of the transaction of sale and purchase of shares which includes a copy of purchase bill dated 22.02.2010; a copy of share transfer form in the favour of the assessee; Copy of bank statem...

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Cost inflation index in case of Property inherited from previous owner

ITO Vs Pritendra C. Jhaveri (ITAT Mumbai) - ITO Vs Pritendra C. Jhaveri (ITAT Mumbai) Since the expression ‘held by the assessee’ is not defined under section 48, the same has to be understood as defined under Explanation 1(i)(b) to section 2(42A) which provides that in determining the period for which an asset is held by assessee under a...

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Even Part Performance is ‘Transfer’ for attracting Capital Gain

M/s Mangilall Estates (P) Ltd. Vs. DCIT (ITAT Kolkata) - Under section 2(47)(v ) any transaction involving allowing of possession to be taken over or retained in part performance of a contract of the nature referred to in section 53A of the 1882 Act would come within the ambit of section 2(47)(v). ...

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Reference to DVO can be made only if AO think that value claimed in registered valuer’s report was less than FMV

Royal Calcutta Turf Club Vs. DCIT (ITAT Kolkata) - Reference made to DVO under section 55A on the ground that value declared by assessee, as per Government registered valuer’s report was more than FMV, was not justified as AO could make reference to DVO only when he was of the opinion that value claimed in the registered valuer’s report was less...

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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 - (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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No capital Gain on Rollover/Extension of Fixed Maturity Plans (FMPs) in same scheme

Circular No. 6/2015-Income Tax - (09/04/2015) - CIRCULAR NO. 6/2015, Dated: April 9, 2015 no capital gains will arise at the time of exercise of the option in the case of Fixed Maturity Plans (FMPs) by the investor to continue in the same scheme. The capital gains will, however, arise at the time of redemption of the units or opting of the scheme...

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Recent Posts in "Long Term Capital Gain"

Taxation of Capital Gain in India – FAQs

What incomes are charged to tax under the head Capital Gains? Ans: Any profit or gain arising from transfer of a capital asset during the year is charged to tax under the head Capital Gains.​...

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Sec-112A: Tax on long term gains arising from sale of shares

Generally, Long term gains arising from sale of equity shares listed in recognized stock exchange were exempt u/s 10(38)  but exemption of the same has been withdrawn by the Finance Act,2018 w.e.f Assessment Year 2019-20 and the new section 112A was introduced in the Income-tax Act. Therefore any long term gains arising out of sale [&hel...

Read More
Posted Under: Income Tax |

Computation of long-term capital Gain

When you sell an asset like a stock or mutual fund after a year and in some cases, like Gold, three years - you need to pay long term capital gains tax. Equity- oriented mutual funds (where more than 65% of the holding is equity) do not have to pay  long term cap gains tax currently, and neither when the period of holding is over a year ...

Read More
Posted Under: Income Tax |

Tax benefit under section 54EC on long term capital gain

The benefit under section 54EC can be availed of only if there is an income from a capital asset, being  long-term in nature. Long-term capital gains are the profit that a person makes when he sells any capital asset (wef A.Y 2019-20, the said long term capital asset shall be land or building or both) which he has held for a period excee...

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Posted Under: Income Tax | ,

Capital Gain on Real Estate Transactions

Introduction- The topic of taxation of capital gains on real estate transaction under the income tax act is live and ever interesting topic from point of view of all concerned with such taxation. This is one set of provisions in the Act which has raised maximum number of issues of interpretation. In the recent years several amendments ...

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Long Term Capital Gain Tax: Here’s all that you need to know!

Did you know? : If you have made capital gains on a financial transaction, like shares, or property; you will have to pay tax on these gains. Known as capital gains, this tax is charged on profits that are made by selling capital assets....

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Income From Capital Gain – Assessment , Case Laws

The issue of short term capital gains (STCG) vs long term capital gains (LTCG) is an ongoing issue. In many of the cases, it is also intertwined with treating such gains as business income. Further, in some of the cases where claims of LTCG have been made, the AOs have treated them as sham transactions and taxed them under Section 69 of t...

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Exemption under Section 54, 54EC & 54F -FAQs & case laws

Article Explains Exemption / Deduction under Section 54, Section 54EC & Section 54F of Income Tax Act, 1961 with FAQs and Case Laws. It explains regarding Capital Gain Account Scheme, deduction on multiple sales & purchases of residential houses, capital gains arising from sale of more than one house...

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Useful tips to save Income Tax in F.Y. 2018-19

Tax Planning is most important part of Finance Planning for Tax Payers In India especially for Individual and Salaried tax Payers. In this Article we are discussing some Tax Planning Tips mainly for Individual and Salaried tax payers by which they can minimise their tax burden for Financial Year 2018-19 or Assessment year 2019-20...

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All about Section 54, 54B, 54D, 54F, 54GA, 54EC, 54G & 54GB

Article Explains all about Section 54, Section 54B, Section 54D, Section 54G/ 54GA in case of shifting to SEZ, Section 54EC, Section 54F and Section 54GB...

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