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Section 12AA

Section 12AA of Income-Tax Act, 1961 deals with Procedure for Registration of a Charitable Trust or institution

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Understanding Section 43B(h) | Impact on MSME Payments

Income Tax : Understand the impact of Section 43B(h) on businesses: Learn about deductions for MSME payments and the importance of timely payme...

April 2, 2024 10374 Views 3 comments Print

Eligibility and process of Registration of Charitable Trust in India

Income Tax : Learn the eligibility criteria and step-by-step process for registering a charitable trust in India. Discover the significance, ad...

March 18, 2024 1272 Views 0 comment Print

Assessment of Charitable and Religious Trusts and Institutions

Income Tax : Analyzing the complexities of non-profit sectors globally, this guide on Assessment of Charitable and Religious Trusts and Institu...

February 2, 2024 7419 Views 0 comment Print

Section 115TD(3) of Income Tax Act Nightmare for Charitable Trusts

Income Tax : Explore the implications of Income Tax Act's Section 115TD(3) introduced by the Finance Act 2022 on charitable trusts. Learn about...

December 17, 2023 5376 Views 0 comment Print

Tax Treatment of Gifts Received By an Individual or HUF: Rules & Exceptions

Income Tax : Tax treatment of gifts for individuals and HUFs, covering monetary, immovable, and movable property, exceptions, and COVID-19 reli...

November 3, 2023 16515 Views 0 comment Print


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Request to relax confusion created in new registration regime for charitable organizations

Income Tax : Karnataka State Chartered Accountants Association made a representation on 31.10.2022 to Minister of Finance Smt. Nirmala Sitharam...

November 3, 2022 6936 Views 1 comment Print

CAG report on Income Tax Exemptions to Charitable Trusts & Institutions

Income Tax : CAG noticed ineffective monitoring of accumulation of income and its utilization, ineffective monitoring of receipts and utilizati...

August 9, 2022 1398 Views 0 comment Print

Representation on Issues in Registration of Charitable institutions due to order of CITs

Income Tax : BCAS representation in regard to the conditions set out in various orders of registration granted to Charitable institutions in re...

December 1, 2021 5163 Views 0 comment Print

Improper drastic changes in Income tax provisions relating to Trusts/NGOs

Income Tax : CA Shailesh R Ghedia president of BJP Professional Cell, Mumbai has written a letter to Honorable Finance Minister, Smt. Nirmala S...

April 30, 2021 9156 Views 1 comment Print

Deferment for Approval/ Registration of Charitable Trusts & Exempt Institutions

Income Tax : Deferrement of Procedure for Approval/ Registration/Notifications of certain entities U/s 10(23C), 12AA, 35 & 80G of Incom...

May 9, 2020 9519 Views 1 comment Print


Latest Judiciary


Claim of application of income for charitable purpose u/s 11 & 12 cannot be denied on mere technicalities

Income Tax : Delve into the case of Asha Modern Educational Society challenging the denial of income application for charitable purpose under S...

March 20, 2024 450 Views 0 comment Print

Even if Form 10B is filed at a later stage, Section 11 exemption cannot be denied

Income Tax : Anjana Foundation Vadodara vs A.O.: Ahmedabad ITAT clarifies that advance filing of Form 10B isn't mandatory for claiming exemptio...

March 20, 2024 432 Views 0 comment Print

Political party required to furnish return within due date u/s 139 for claiming exemption u/s. 13A: ITAT Delhi

Income Tax : ITAT Delhi held that in order to claim exemption under Section 13A of the Income Tax Act by the political party it is necessary to...

March 11, 2024 315 Views 1 comment Print

ITAT Clarifies Section 80G Requirements: 6-Month Application Rule

Income Tax : ITAT Pune allows appeal by Kailash Math Trust against CIT decision, stating application for 80G approval filed within prescribed t...

March 10, 2024 1302 Views 0 comment Print

Microfinancing activity by charging exorbitant interest not charitable in nature: ITAT Bangalore

Income Tax : ITAT Bangalore held that microfinancing activities by charging exorbitant interest cannot be considered to be charitable purpose i...

March 7, 2024 282 Views 0 comment Print


Latest Notifications


Clarification regarding Form No 10AC issued till the date of this Circular

Income Tax : PCIT or CIT can examine if there is any specified violation by the trust or institution registered or provisionally registered und...

June 3, 2022 15699 Views 0 comment Print

CBDT notifies New Income Tax Rules & Forms for Trust & NPOs

Income Tax : CBDT issues Notification no. 19/2021 dated 26/03/2021 pertaining to procedure for registration of fund/ trust/charitable instituti...

March 26, 2021 125646 Views 1 comment Print

New Procedure for registration, approval U/s.10(23C), 12AA, 35 & 80G deferred

Income Tax : CBDT has decided that the implementation of new procedure for approval/ registration/notification of certain entities shall be def...

May 9, 2020 7200 Views 0 comment Print

Bombay Public Trusts (Second Amendment) Rules, 2019

Income Tax : These rules may be called the Bombay Public Trusts (Second Amendment) Rules, 2019. 2. In rule 1 of the Bombay Public Trusts Rules,...

May 15, 2019 70770 Views 5 comments Print

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

Income Tax : 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 inco...

April 23, 2019 28977 Views 3 comments Print


Section 282 Mandate Violated: Notice not Emailed, Only Uploaded on IT E-filing Portal

November 4, 2023 990 Views 0 comment Print

ITAT Delhi restores a matter to CIT(E) for re-adjudication after rejecting a charitable trust’s 80G exemption due to their failure to respond to issued notices. Analysis of the case.

Tax Treatment of Gifts Received By an Individual or HUF: Rules & Exceptions

November 3, 2023 16515 Views 0 comment Print

Tax treatment of gifts for individuals and HUFs, covering monetary, immovable, and movable property, exceptions, and COVID-19 relief provisions.

ITAT Upholds Penalty on Charitable Institution for Tax Audit Violation

October 26, 2023 738 Views 0 comment Print

Vakrangee Foundation faces a penalty for non-compliance with tax audit provisions under Section 44AB. ITAT rules that Section 2(15) does not exempt charitable institutions.

SC Upholds Charitable Status of Water and Land Management Institute

October 26, 2023 324 Views 0 comment Print

The Supreme Court of India reaffirms charitable status for Water and Land Management Training and Research Institute, ensuring environmental protection.

Whether 12AA/12AB Entities Need to file Form 10B/10BB for 10(23C) Exemption?

October 22, 2023 1977 Views 0 comment Print

Learn about exemption possibilities under Sec. 10(23C) for registered educational or medical institutions and the need for Form 10B/10BB. Get clarity on tax implications.

Taxability of income of charitable or religious trusts

October 22, 2023 5628 Views 0 comment Print

Taxability of income of charitable or religious trusts: Learn about relief of the poor, education, yoga, medical relief, preservation of the environment & more.

Duty demand unsustainable as activity of fitting power lens into frames doesn’t amount to manufacture

October 14, 2023 225 Views 0 comment Print

CESTAT Chennai held that the activity of fitting the power lens into the frames is merely results in assembly and hence the same doesn’t amount to manufacture. Accordingly, duty demand unsustainable in law.

Service tax leviable on teaching yoga & meditation under ‘Health & Fitness Services’

October 12, 2023 762 Views 0 comment Print

CESTAT Allahabad held that service tax is leviable on services relating to health & fitness by way of teaching yoga and meditation under the category of ‘Health and Fitness Services’.

Denial of exemption u/s 11 unjustified as primary activity of trust doesn’t involve profit motive

October 12, 2023 708 Views 0 comment Print

ITAT Bangalore held that denial of exemption under section 11 of the Income Tax Act unjustified as the primary activity of charitable trust is not run with profit motive. Accordingly, collection of money for micro financing in the form of interest on the loans advanced to the self help group members will not defeat the real object in order to deprive of the exemption.

Corpus donations being capital in nature is not taxable

October 10, 2023 3003 Views 0 comment Print

ITAT Ahmedabad held that corpus donations are capital in nature and hence cannot be added to the income of the assessee and hence not taxable.

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