Section 14A

No disallowance u/s 14A if assessee does not have tax-free income

Income Tax - Section 14A has been inserted in Chapter IV of the Income tax Act by the Finance Act, 2001, with retrospective effect from 1-4-1962. This Section provides for disallowance of expenditure incurred in relation to income which is not included in the total income of the assessee (i.e. exempt income). The operative part of this Section reads a...

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Analysis of Section 14A read with Rule 8D

Income Tax - Section 14A of the Income Tax Act, 1961 (‘the Act’) provides that no deduction shall be allowed of any expenditure incurred in relation to income not includible in total income i.e. expenditure related to exempt income is not tax deductible....

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Section 14A disallowance 14A & Reporting in Tax Audit Report

Income Tax - Clause 17(l) - Amount of deduction inadmissible in terms of section 14A in respect of the expenditure incurred in relation to income which does not form part of the total income; This clause was inserted by the notification number 208/2006 dated 10th August 2006. Section 14A was inserted in Chapter IV – Computation of total income by t...

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Whether section 14A disallowance is related to Income Earning

Income Tax - Whether disallowance under section 14A of the income tax act, 1961 is related with earning of actual income or notional/anticipated income? Most of taxpayers under Income tax act, 1961 afraid to file appeal against additions made by assessing officers due to fear of departmental procedures/penalty/bar/attachment in  the thought process o...

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Issues Related to Section 14A

Income Tax - This Paper is on the Topic ‘Issues related to Section 14A’. Provisions of Section 14A and Rule 8D are invoked in a large number of cases. The tax laws of India treats certain income as not taxable such as agricultural income, dividend received from an Indian company, income of eligible charitable institution, and tax-free interest....

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6 Suggestions for Amendments in Income Tax Act by BCAS

Income Tax - Bombay Chartered Accountants' Society has made a Representation on 'Suggestions for Amendments in the Income Tax Act', on 24th May, 2019, to the Joint Secretary TPL, Central Board of Direct Taxes, Ministry of Finance, Government of India....

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Stop Mechanical disallowance of expenditure u/s 14A r.w. Rule 8D: ICAI

Income Tax - The mechanical disallowance u/s 14A r.w. Rule 8D is also being added to the book profit by the AO irrespective of the fact whether assessee has actually debited any such expenditure in its P&L Account which is against the pronouncements given by various Judicial authorities in the recent past....

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Easwar Committee Recommendations For Income Tax Reforms Through Administrative Instructions

Income Tax - 1. IMPLEMENTATION OF IND-AS AND THEIR IMPACT ON TAXABLE INCOME IND-AS (Indian version of IFRS) accounting standards are being implemented with effect from previous year commencing on 1st April, 2015 based on fair value, permitting recognition of unrealised income and anticipated unrealised losses and various other implications on book pro...

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Simplify Section 14A to remove ambiguity

Income Tax - Amendments to Section 14A to provide that (i) dividend received after suffering dividend-distribution tax and share income from firm suffering tax in the firm’s hands will not be treated as exempt income and no expenditure will be disallowed as relatable to them; (ii) expenditure disallowed shall not exceed the amount claimed. Recom...

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Bombay high court to hear petition challenging Constitutional validity of Rule 8D

Income Tax - As earlier intimated to you, Writ Petition bearing No. 50 of 2010 (Indian Exporters Grievances Forum & Other vs. CIT) challenging the constitutional validity of Rule 8D has been admitted on 12.1.2010 by Hon’ble Shri Justice Dr. D.Y. Chandrachud and Hon’ble Shri Justice J.P. Devadhar of the Bombay High Court. ...

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ITAT Restored Case to AO Regarding TDS Applicability u/s 194A on Financial Charges Paid for Car Loan

Samir Synthetics Mills Vs DCIT (ITAT Ahmedabad) - The issue under consideration is whether the disallowance u/s 40(a)(ia) is justified for non deduction of TDS u/s 194A on financial charges paid for car loan?...

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Insurance Companies- Section 14A disallowance unjustified

Oriental Insurance Co. Ltd. Vs DCIT (ITAT Delhi) - Oriental Insurance Co. Ltd. Vs DCIT (ITAT Delhi) The Tribunal has interpreted Section 44 read with the first schedule and concluded that applicability of Section 14A is excluded in relation to computation of income of an insurance company. We have examined the relevant provisions. Section 44 begins ...

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Section 14A disallowance not sustainable if proper satisfaction not recorded

Vinay Bhasin Vs. ACIT (ITAT Delhi) - Vinay Bhasin Vs ACIT (ITAT Delhi) Assessee made heavy investments for earning of exempt income and being a busy professional, he requires the management of such a portfolio by incurring expenses, diversion of man-power/staff for indulging in investment activities to various activities like visiting ...

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Additional claim can be made before ITAT despite no such claim in Return of Income

Bector Food Specialties Ltd Vs JCIT (ITAT Chandigarh) - The issue under consideration is whether submitting additional claims before tribunal, which is not claim in return of income will be sustain in law?...

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No further disallownce U/s. 14A warranted if Voluntary disallowance by Assessee exceeds exempted income

Coffeeday Enterprises Ltd. Vs DCIT (ITAT Bangalore) - The issue under consideration is whether CIT(A) is correct in confirming the enhancement of disallowance made by the AO over and above the amount disallowed by the assessee u/s 14A of the Act?...

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Section 14A disallowance cannot exceed total expense: CBDT

Notification No. 43/2016-Income Tax - (02/06/2016) - 2) The expenditure in relation to income which does not form part of the total income shall be the aggregate of following amounts, namely:- (i) the amount of expenditure directly relating to income which does not form part of total income; and (ii) an amount equal to one per cent of the annual aver...

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CBDT Circular No. 5/2014 Dated: 11.02.2014

Circular No. 5/2014-Income Tax - (11/02/2014) - Circular No. 5/2014-Income Tax Central Board of Direct Taxes, in exercise of its powers under section 119 of the Act hereby clarifies that Rule 8D read with section 14A of the Act provides for disallowance of the expenditure even where taxpayer in a particular year has not earned any exempt income....

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Notification No. 45/2008-Income Tax Dated: March 24, 2008 on Section 14A

Notification No. 45/2008-Income Tax - (24/03/2008) - INCOME TAX NOTIFICATION NO-45/2008, DT: March 24, 2008 Method for determining amount of expenditure in relation to income not includible in total income. 8D(1) Where the Assessing Officer, having regard to the accounts of the assessee of a previous year, is not satisfied with-(a) the correctness of ...

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Proceedings U/s. 144A & 144B of Income Tax Act, 1961- Procedural Instructions

DOMS-CIRCULAR NO. 11 - (31/12/1977) - The provisions of Sections 144-A and 144-B of the Income-tax Act have come into force with effect from 1st January 1976. Instructions explaining the legal provisions contained in these sections have been issued already in Board’s Instruction No.907, dated the 24th December 1975. The following furt...

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ITAT Restored Case to AO Regarding TDS Applicability u/s 194A on Financial Charges Paid for Car Loan

Samir Synthetics Mills Vs DCIT (ITAT Ahmedabad)

The issue under consideration is whether the disallowance u/s 40(a)(ia) is justified for non deduction of TDS u/s 194A on financial charges paid for car loan?...

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No disallowance u/s 14A if assessee does not have tax-free income

Section 14A has been inserted in Chapter IV of the Income tax Act by the Finance Act, 2001, with retrospective effect from 1-4-1962. This Section provides for disallowance of expenditure incurred in relation to income which is not included in the total income of the assessee (i.e. exempt income). The operative part of this Section reads a...

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Analysis of Section 14A read with Rule 8D

Section 14A of the Income Tax Act, 1961 (‘the Act’) provides that no deduction shall be allowed of any expenditure incurred in relation to income not includible in total income i.e. expenditure related to exempt income is not tax deductible....

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Insurance Companies- Section 14A disallowance unjustified

Oriental Insurance Co. Ltd. Vs DCIT (ITAT Delhi)

Oriental Insurance Co. Ltd. Vs DCIT (ITAT Delhi) The Tribunal has interpreted Section 44 read with the first schedule and concluded that applicability of Section 14A is excluded in relation to computation of income of an insurance company. We have examined the relevant provisions. Section 44 begins with a non-obstante clause and overrides...

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Section 14A disallowance not sustainable if proper satisfaction not recorded

Vinay Bhasin Vs. ACIT (ITAT Delhi)

Vinay Bhasin Vs ACIT (ITAT Delhi) Assessee made heavy investments for earning of exempt income and being a busy professional, he requires the management of such a portfolio by incurring expenses, diversion of man-power/staff for indulging in investment activities to various activities like visiting banks, use of vehicle and telephone, use...

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Additional claim can be made before ITAT despite no such claim in Return of Income

Bector Food Specialties Ltd Vs JCIT (ITAT Chandigarh)

The issue under consideration is whether submitting additional claims before tribunal, which is not claim in return of income will be sustain in law?...

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No further disallownce U/s. 14A warranted if Voluntary disallowance by Assessee exceeds exempted income

Coffeeday Enterprises Ltd. Vs DCIT (ITAT Bangalore)

The issue under consideration is whether CIT(A) is correct in confirming the enhancement of disallowance made by the AO over and above the amount disallowed by the assessee u/s 14A of the Act?...

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Section 14A disallowance 14A & Reporting in Tax Audit Report

Clause 17(l) - Amount of deduction inadmissible in terms of section 14A in respect of the expenditure incurred in relation to income which does not form part of the total income; This clause was inserted by the notification number 208/2006 dated 10th August 2006. Section 14A was inserted in Chapter IV – Computation of total income by t...

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Section 14A disallowance unjustified if Interest Free Funds exceeds Investment Value

Kingfisher Finvest India Ltd. Vs. DCIT (ITAT Bangalore)

Kingfisher Finvest India Ltd. Vs. DCIT (ITAT Bangalore) The issue under consideration is whether the disallowance made by AO u/s 14A of the Act is justified in law? ITAT states that if the interest free funds available with the assessee is more than the value of investments, then the presumption is that the assessee has […]...

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Section 14A disallowance cannot exceed income earned by Assessee

DCIT Vs Oman International Bank S. A. O. G. (ITAT Mumbai)

The issue under consideration is whether the disallowance u/s 14A is justified even if the bank had not incurred any expenditure for the purpose of earning the interest amount?...

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