Section 12AA

Benefits & Procedure for Registration u/s 80G of Income Tax Act,1961

Income Tax - Important Points related to Section 80G of Income Tax Act, 1961: It is important to note that when registration is granted under section 12A, it does not mean that section 80G approval has been given i.e. registration under section 12A will not provide automatic approval under section 80G. It has to be applied separately....

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Benefits of Registration u/s 12A of Income Tax Act, 1961

Income Tax - Section 2(15) defines Charitable Purpose and sections 11, 12, 12A, 12AA and 13 of the Income –tax Act, are the main sections that deal with scheme of taxation exemption in respect of income of charitable or religious trusts/institution....

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Concept of NGO and Income Tax Provisions

Income Tax - Trust, Society and Section 8 Company can seek registration u/s 12A to claim exemption under provisions of Income Tax Act’1961, if certain conditions are satisfied. Section 12A deals with registration of trust and section 12AA deals with procedure for registration of trust....

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Key Points for Registration of Trust / Society u/s 12AA of I T Act, 1961

Income Tax - The following points have to be observed in connection with Registration of Eligible Entity under Section 12AA of the Income Tax Act, 1961: (01) The due reasonable opportunity of being heard properly has to be provided to the applicant as per Subsection (1) of Section 12AA of the Income Tax Act, 1961. ...

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Exit tax where charitable institution converts into non-charitable

Income Tax - In order to ensure that the intended purpose of exemption availed by trust or institution is achieved, a specific provision in the Act is required for imposing a levy in the nature of an exit tax which is attracted when the organization is converted into a non-charitable organization or gets merged with a non-charitable organization or do...

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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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Sec. 12AA Cancellation of Registration of society which collects huge fees although formed to run the dental college without any fees from students is justified

Bhim Rao Ambedkar Educational Society Vs. CIT (Exemption) (Allahabad High Court) - Bhim Rao Ambedkar Educational Society Vs. CIT (Exemption) (Allahabad High Court) A categorical finding has been recorded that Society is not being run according to the objects, i.e., free health education and establishment of dental college without fee. He also pointed out that a Society if charging...

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Exemption U/s. 11 to 13 cannot be claimed in absence of Registration u/s 12AA

Bulandshahr Development Authority Vs Addl. Commissioner of Income tax (ITAT Delhi) - We are of the view that assesse has not filed any Certificate of Registration granted u/s. 12AA of the I.T. Act, 1961, which is mandatory for availing the exemption u/s. 11 to 13 of the Act...

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Approval u/s 80G(5) cannot be denied at initial stages for not undertaking any activity or Substantial Activity

Mattapalli Chalamayya Charitable Trust Visakhapatnam Vs CIT (ITAT Visakhapatnam) - Mattapalli Chalamayya Charitable Trust Visakhapatnam Vs CIT (ITAT Visakhapatnam) If the activities of the trust are genuine, at the stage of commencement of institution, registration has to be granted automatically and claim u/s 80G of the Act can be followed with grant of registration. Ld. Commissi...

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Cancellation of Assess Trust justified for accepting donation and giving back the same in cash

Batanagar Education & Research Trust Vs CIT (Exemptions) (ITAT Kolkata) - These are appeals by the assessee against two orders both dated 25-2-2016 of C.I.T. (Exemptions), Kolkata (i) passed under section 12AA(3) of the Income Tax Act, 1961 withdrawing/cancelling the registration with effect from 1-4-2012...

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Sec. 12AA Training in rock climbing, mountaineering, bag-packing, kayaking, sailing and rafting is educational activity

Nandadevi Outdoor Leadership School Vs. DIT (Exemptions) (ITAT Delhi) - Nandadevi Outdoor Leadership School Vs. DIT (Exemptions) (ITAT Delhi)  The assessee is engaged in the activities of rock climbing and mountaineering, bag-packing, kayaking, sailing and rafting. It says that it is one of the world‟s biggest outdoor skill trainer and its parent is headquartered in ...

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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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Recent Posts in "Section 12AA"

Sec. 12AA Cancellation of Registration of society which collects huge fees although formed to run the dental college without any fees from students is justified

Bhim Rao Ambedkar Educational Society Vs. CIT (Exemption) (Allahabad High Court)

Bhim Rao Ambedkar Educational Society Vs. CIT (Exemption) (Allahabad High Court) A categorical finding has been recorded that Society is not being run according to the objects, i.e., free health education and establishment of dental college without fee. He also pointed out that a Society if charging nominal fee to maintain its expenses et...

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Exemption U/s. 11 to 13 cannot be claimed in absence of Registration u/s 12AA

Bulandshahr Development Authority Vs Addl. Commissioner of Income tax (ITAT Delhi)

We are of the view that assesse has not filed any Certificate of Registration granted u/s. 12AA of the I.T. Act, 1961, which is mandatory for availing the exemption u/s. 11 to 13 of the Act...

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Approval u/s 80G(5) cannot be denied at initial stages for not undertaking any activity or Substantial Activity

Mattapalli Chalamayya Charitable Trust Visakhapatnam Vs CIT (ITAT Visakhapatnam)

Mattapalli Chalamayya Charitable Trust Visakhapatnam Vs CIT (ITAT Visakhapatnam) If the activities of the trust are genuine, at the stage of commencement of institution, registration has to be granted automatically and claim u/s 80G of the Act can be followed with grant of registration. Ld. Commissioner (Exemptions) did not reject the req...

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Cancellation of Assess Trust justified for accepting donation and giving back the same in cash

Batanagar Education & Research Trust Vs CIT (Exemptions) (ITAT Kolkata)

These are appeals by the assessee against two orders both dated 25-2-2016 of C.I.T. (Exemptions), Kolkata (i) passed under section 12AA(3) of the Income Tax Act, 1961 withdrawing/cancelling the registration with effect from 1-4-2012...

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Benefits & Procedure for Registration u/s 80G of Income Tax Act,1961

Important Points related to Section 80G of Income Tax Act, 1961: It is important to note that when registration is granted under section 12A, it does not mean that section 80G approval has been given i.e. registration under section 12A will not provide automatic approval under section 80G. It has to be applied separately....

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Sec. 12AA Training in rock climbing, mountaineering, bag-packing, kayaking, sailing and rafting is educational activity

Nandadevi Outdoor Leadership School Vs. DIT (Exemptions) (ITAT Delhi)

Nandadevi Outdoor Leadership School Vs. DIT (Exemptions) (ITAT Delhi)  The assessee is engaged in the activities of rock climbing and mountaineering, bag-packing, kayaking, sailing and rafting. It says that it is one of the world‟s biggest outdoor skill trainer and its parent is headquartered in the USA. It offered courses in the Himal...

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Benefits of Registration u/s 12A of Income Tax Act, 1961

Section 2(15) defines Charitable Purpose and sections 11, 12, 12A, 12AA and 13 of the Income –tax Act, are the main sections that deal with scheme of taxation exemption in respect of income of charitable or religious trusts/institution....

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Registration U/s. 12AA(3) cannot be made before date of introduction of Sec. 12AA(3)

U.P. Distillers Association Vs. Commissioner Of Income Tax (Delhi High Court)

U.P. Distillers Association Vs. CIT (Delhi High Court) In this case Assessee urged that, in any event, the cancellation could not have been from inception but only from the date Parliament amended Section 12AA, i.e. from 01.10.2004. HC  held that  that the cancellation of registration in this case could have related back only from the [...

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Registration under FCRA cannot be denied to society on mere bald report on use of Foreign Contribution

DR R N Gupta Technical Education Society Vs Union of India (Delhi High Court)

The petitioner - a Society registered under the Societies Registration Act, 1860 - has filed the present petition impugning communications dated 01.08.2014 and 07.12.2015 (hereafter referred to as the impugned communications)...

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Merely charging of fees does not make an educational institute non charitable

Jaycees Public School Vs. ITO (ITAT Delhi)

Jaycees Public School Vs. ITO (ITAT Delhi) We do not find that assessee is not engaged in the educational activities as merely charging of the fees does not make it existing for the purposes of the profit. ...

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