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Section 14A- Invocation of rule 8D without recording satisfaction

Pr. CIT Vs DLF Home Developers Ltd (Delhi High Court)

Invocation of rule  8D of Income Tax Rules without recording satisfaction as to non-correctness of assessee’s claim of suo motu disallowance under section 14A of Income Tax Act, 1961, was in contravention of provisions of section 14A(2), therefore, additional disallowance was deleted....

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Disallowance u/s 14A cannot be made in absence of exempt income

DCIT  Vs Sarita Synthetics & Industries Ltd. (ITAT Visakhapatnam)

No disallowance u/s 14A was called for in case of no exempt income earned by assessee in the relevant assessment years...

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Section 14A, 36(1)(iii) and 36(1)(va) of Income Tax Act,1961

Section 14A of Income Tax Act,1961 Legislative History Section 14A was inserted by Finance Act ,2001 with retrospective effect from April 1,1962. The object was to disallow expenditure that had been incurred in relation to income which did not form part of the total income under the Act (Sec 10 ) and to overcome certain […]...

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No expenditure against exempt income to be disallowed in absence of exempt income

GVK Power & Infrastructure Ltd. Vs  ACIT (ITAT Visakhapatnam)

Where there was no dividend income earned during the relevant assessment year, there was no case for disallowing the expenditure relatable to dividend income....

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Disallowance of Interest -Alleged conversion of shares held as opening stock to investments 

M/s MKJ Developers Ltd Vs ACIT (ITAT Kolkata)

Where AO had made addition of proportionate interest paid on borrowed funds on the allegation that assessee dealing in share-trading had converted its opening stock of shares to investments, the matter was remanded back to AO to determine the actual date of conversion of shares before computing any disallowance....

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Section 14A Disallowance also on Strategic investments

CIT Vs Alpha G. Corp Development Ltd. (Delhi high Court)

CIT Vs Alpha G. Corp Development Ltd. (Delhi high Court) High Court held that strategic investments have to be considered for disallowance under Section 14A but assessee is entitled to contend that the investments are legacy Investments or one-time investment and that there is in fact no expenditure incurred to earn the tax-free income. F...

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No disallowance U/s. 14A in respect of dividend earned on shares held as stock

Nice Bombay Transport (P) Ltd Vs ACIT (ITAT Delhi)

HC arrived at a correct conclusion by setting aside the disallowance under section 14 A of the Act in respect of the dividend earned on the shares held as stock in trade, because such shares were held during the business activity of the assessee and it is only by a quirk of fate that when the investee company declared dividend, those shar...

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6 Suggestions for Amendments in Income Tax Act by BCAS

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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S. 14A Consider only those investments which yielded exempt income: ITAT

Brics Securities Ltd. Vs DCIT (ITAT Mumbai)

To compute disallowance under section 14A read with rule 8D AO was directed to consider only those investments which had yielded exempt income during the year....

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AO not bound to follow formula prescribed in rule 8D to compute disallowance u/s. 14A

Pr. CIT Vs  Britannia Industries Ltd. (Calcutta High Court)

Pr. CIT Vs Britannia Industries Ltd (Calcutta High Court) If an assessing officer doubts the quantum of expenditure incurred towards exempted income, is it mandatory for the assessing officer to apply the formula prescribed in rule 8D of the Income Tax Rules, 1962 or can he take a view otherwise? This is the question which is […]...

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