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Section 12AA

New Grounds for Cancellation of registration of Trust – Budget 2019

Income Tax - Section 12AA of the Act prescribes for manner of grating registration in case of trust or institution for the purpose of availing exemption in respect of its income under section 11 of the Act, subject to conditions contained under sections 11, 12, 12AA and 13. Section 12AA also provides for manner of cancellation of said […]...

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Additional Reporting by Auditors of Charitable Trusts under Maharashtra Public Trusts Act, 1950

Income Tax - Govt. introduces Additional Reporting by Auditors of Charitable Trusts under the Maharashtra Public Trusts Act, 1950 to check Income Tax Compliances/Evasion. The Law and Judiciary Department, Maharashtra State, vide Notification Dated 15/05/2019, has framed the Bombay Public Trusts (Second Amendment) Rules, 2019, to introduce additional r...

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Taxation Aspects of Charitable Trusts

Income Tax - Charitable Trust is meant for public service and not for profit. Hence the Honorable Government has given exemptions in the form section 11 and 12. It will bring lot of tax benefits to the trusts and it can utilize the funds for its objectives. From the assessment year 2018-19 onwards, filing of return is to be done within the due date to...

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Guidelines issued by CPC for claiming Exemption u/s 10 & 11

Income Tax - As per the provisions of Income Tax Act, the exemption of income under sections 10 and 11 is governed by certain statutory conditions and procedures. In order to assist you in complying with these conditions and procedures, your attention is drawn to the following with a request to keep them in mind while filing Income tax return in ITR-7...

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Amended Rules for making Application for registration of charitable or religious trusts, etc

Income Tax - I have authored blog on the Concept of NGO and Step by Step Procedure for Registration u/s 12A.The existing Form No. 10A has been substituted vide CBDT Notification No.10/2018 dated 19/02/2018. Rule 17A has been substituted by the Income-tax (First Amendment) Rules, 2018, w.e.f. 19-2-2018. The amended rules provide for application for re...

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Budget 2010-11: Power of Commissioner to Cancel registration obtained by trust under section 12A

Income Tax - Section 12AA provides the procedure relating to registration of a trust or institution engaged in charitable activities. Section 12AA(3) currently provides that if the activities of the trust or institution are found to be non-genuine or its activities are not in accordance with the objects for which such trust or institution was establis...

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Deemed grant of registration under Section 12AA

CIT Vs Gettwell Health and Education Samiti (Rajasthan High Court) - CIT Vs Gettwell Health and Education Samiti (Rajasthan High Court) Where the Commissioner does not pass any order even after six months from receipt of Tribunal’s order remitting the matter to him, the registration under section 12AA will be deemed to have been granted. This is subject to exercise...

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Income tax registration U/s. 12AA cannot be denied for one suspicious donation

M/s Urmila Devi Charitable Trust Vs CIT (Exemptions) (ITAT Delhi) - If the genuineness of a donation in one year is doubted, the addition, if any, can be made in the assessment of the relevant assessment year in accordance with law. However, that, by itself, would not be sufficient to withdraw the registration under Section 12AA(3)....

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Registration u/s 12AA cannot be denied for non-application of income for charitable purposes

Rajiv Gandhi Proudyogiki Vishwavidyalaya Vs CIT (Exemption) (ITAT Indore) - Since objects of assessee were duly charitable in nature and there was no dispute as to genuineness of its activities, therefore,  no registration could be denied under section 12AA merely on the basis that assessee was not carrying out activities for charitable purposes....

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3 year delay in Section12A registration application condoned by HC

CIT Vs Cochin Port Trust (Kerala High Court) - Delay of three years in filing of application for registration under section 12A was condonable as assessee which was enjoying exemption from income-tax from its inception was suddenly faced with the prospect of being made liable under the taxing statute and due to same, assessee had filed applicati...

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Section 12AA Application cannot be rejected without affording opportunity of being heard to assessee

Sri Sahasra Lingeshwara Mahakali Devasthana Vs CIT (E) (ITAT Bangalore) - As CIT(E) rejected assessee’s application for registration ex-parte under section 12AA without affording reasonable opportunity of being heard to assessee in terms of section 12AA(1)(b)(ii), therefore, the matter was restored back to the file of the CIT (Exemptions) for fresh examination and adjud...

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Bombay Public Trusts (Second Amendment) Rules, 2019

No. BPT-1117/C.R. 59/Desk XV - (15/05/2019) - These rules may be called the Bombay Public Trusts (Second Amendment) Rules, 2019. 2. In rule 1 of the Bombay Public Trusts Rules, 1951, in sub-rule (1) i.e., in the short title and throughout the principal Rules, for the words and figures Bombay Public Trusts Rules, 1951 the words Maharashtra Publi...

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Time allowed for filing of return of income by Trust claiming exemption

F.No. 173/193/2019-ITA-I - (23/04/2019) - Thus, for a trust registered u/s 12AA of the Act to avail the benefit of exemption u/s 11 shall inter-alia file its return of income within the time allowed u/s 139 of the Act. Accordingly, orders u/s 143(1)(a) in those cases in which demand has been raised on this issue may please be rectified....

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No mandatory Trust registration cancellation u/s 12AA for Turnover

Circular No. 21/2016-Income TAx - (27/05/2016) - It is clarified that it shall not be mandatory to cancel the registration already granted u/s 12AA to a charitable institution merely on the ground that the cut-off specified in the proviso to section 2(15) of the Act is exceeded in a particular year without there being any change in the nature of a...

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CBDT to CIT(E)- Pass order U/s. 12AA within prescribed time or face action

Instruction No. 16/2015 - (06/11/2015) - Instruction No. 16/2015 Sub-section (2) of Section 12AA of the Income-tax Act 1961 prescribes that every order granting or refusing registration under clause (b) of sub-section (I) of that Section shall be passed before the expiry of six months from the end of the month in which the application was ...

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Deemed grant of registration under Section 12AA

CIT Vs Gettwell Health and Education Samiti (Rajasthan High Court)

CIT Vs Gettwell Health and Education Samiti (Rajasthan High Court) Where the Commissioner does not pass any order even after six months from receipt of Tribunal’s order remitting the matter to him, the registration under section 12AA will be deemed to have been granted. This is subject to exercise of Commissioner’s power under Section...

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Income tax registration U/s. 12AA cannot be denied for one suspicious donation

M/s Urmila Devi Charitable Trust Vs CIT (Exemptions) (ITAT Delhi)

If the genuineness of a donation in one year is doubted, the addition, if any, can be made in the assessment of the relevant assessment year in accordance with law. However, that, by itself, would not be sufficient to withdraw the registration under Section 12AA(3)....

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Registration u/s 12AA cannot be denied for non-application of income for charitable purposes

Rajiv Gandhi Proudyogiki Vishwavidyalaya Vs CIT (Exemption) (ITAT Indore)

Since objects of assessee were duly charitable in nature and there was no dispute as to genuineness of its activities, therefore,  no registration could be denied under section 12AA merely on the basis that assessee was not carrying out activities for charitable purposes....

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New Grounds for Cancellation of registration of Trust – Budget 2019

Section 12AA of the Act prescribes for manner of grating registration in case of trust or institution for the purpose of availing exemption in respect of its income under section 11 of the Act, subject to conditions contained under sections 11, 12, 12AA and 13. Section 12AA also provides for manner of cancellation of said […]...

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3 year delay in Section12A registration application condoned by HC

CIT Vs Cochin Port Trust (Kerala High Court)

Delay of three years in filing of application for registration under section 12A was condonable as assessee which was enjoying exemption from income-tax from its inception was suddenly faced with the prospect of being made liable under the taxing statute and due to same, assessee had filed applications under Section 12AA with considerable...

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Section 12AA Application cannot be rejected without affording opportunity of being heard to assessee

Sri Sahasra Lingeshwara Mahakali Devasthana Vs CIT (E) (ITAT Bangalore)

As CIT(E) rejected assessee’s application for registration ex-parte under section 12AA without affording reasonable opportunity of being heard to assessee in terms of section 12AA(1)(b)(ii), therefore, the matter was restored back to the file of the CIT (Exemptions) for fresh examination and adjudication....

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Additional Reporting by Auditors of Charitable Trusts under Maharashtra Public Trusts Act, 1950

Govt. introduces Additional Reporting by Auditors of Charitable Trusts under the Maharashtra Public Trusts Act, 1950 to check Income Tax Compliances/Evasion. The Law and Judiciary Department, Maharashtra State, vide Notification Dated 15/05/2019, has framed the Bombay Public Trusts (Second Amendment) Rules, 2019, to introduce additional r...

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Registration U/s. 12AA cannot be denied to trust established to comply CSR obligations

Escorts Skill Development Vs CIT (Exemptions) (ITAT Delhi)

Escorts Skill Development Vs CIT (Exemptions) (ITAT Delhi) Merely because of the fact that the applicant company has been established to comply with the CSR obligations, the registration u/s 12AA of the Act cannot be denied, particularly when CSR activities are also charitable activities as defined under the Act. FULL TEXT OF THE ITAT JUD...

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Registration u/s. 12AA cannot be denied merely for running medical shop inside hospital

St. Barnabas Hospital Vs C.I.T (Exemption) (ITAT Ranchi)

St. Barnabas Hospital Vs C.I.T (Exemption) (ITAT Ranchi)  We note that the society trust was maintaining Pharmacy medical shop inside the hospital, which was for in-house consumption of medicines and treatment packages and for the urgent need of medicines to in-house patients. We note that the objects of the society were not doubted by t...

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Bombay Public Trusts (Second Amendment) Rules, 2019

No. BPT-1117/C.R. 59/Desk XV (15/05/2019)

These rules may be called the Bombay Public Trusts (Second Amendment) Rules, 2019. 2. In rule 1 of the Bombay Public Trusts Rules, 1951, in sub-rule (1) i.e., in the short title and throughout the principal Rules, for the words and figures Bombay Public Trusts Rules, 1951 the words Maharashtra Public Trust Rules shall be substituted....

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