section 195

TDS on Sale of Property in India – Simplified

Income Tax - In case of Sale of Property by Residents IN case of sale of immovable property by the residents in India buyer is required to deduct tax @ 1% u/s 194 IA of Income Tax Act, 1961 on sale consideration if value of property exceeds Rs. 50 Lacs. TDS shall also be deducted in case of […]...

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Who is Responsible for TDS on sale of shares by NRI’s

Income Tax - This is an common question now a days where equity in an Indian Company is held by an NRI and the simple answer to the aforesaid question is that responsibility to deduct tax at source on payment to NRI of such payment is on the Authorised Dealer (read bank through which payments are made )....

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Section 195 Withholding tax provision and its compliances

Income Tax - Any person responsible for paying to a non resident (company or non company) any sum which is chargeable under the provisions of the Act, shall at the time of credit of such income to the account of the payee or at the time of payment thereof in cash or by issue of cheque or draft or by any other mode , whichever is earlier, deduct income...

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Whether TRC is required in case of import of Machines?

Income Tax - A new sub-section (4) to section 90 has been inserted by the Finance Act, 2012 w.e.f. 01.04.2013 wherein a non-resident assessee who claims any relief under Double Taxation Avoidance Agreement [DTAA] is required to obtain a Tax Residency Certificate [TRC] from the Government of that country of which he is resident....

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Tax Deducted at Source on Payments to Non Residents

Income Tax - I am trying to start the series of Frequently Asked Questions on Payments to Non Residents. I have prepared the same based on my past experience and based on questions asked to me by my clients or professional colleagues....

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Section 195: 6 Suggestions made by ICAI for Rationalization of Provisions

Income Tax - Finance Act, 2012 extended the obligation to withhold taxes to non- residents irrespective of whether the non-resident has -...

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CA Certificate not required for certain remittances: Govt

Income Tax - Government has recently modified the Foreign Exchange Management (Current Account Transactions) Rules, 2000 and the Liberalized Remittance Scheme (LRS) for resident individuals for further liberalizing the existing guidelines. Accordingly, all resident individuals, including minors, are allowed to freely remit upto USD 2,50,000...

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Vodafone ruling effect – Exporters question TDS on foreign payment post

Income Tax - The Supreme Court judgement on Vodafone tax case seems to have opened a Pandora's box with exporters too expressing reservation on tax deducted at source (TDS) for payment with regard to overseas transactions. Exporters' body FIEO today questioned the applicability of Section 195 of the Income Tax Act, under which they are asked to pay T...

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Cross Boarder transactions are subject to tax in India – HC in Vodafone

Income Tax - The Bombay High Court has dismissed a petition filed by Vodafone International Holdings against the tax department, saying the transaction is chargeable to income tax and the department has the jurisdiction over cross-border mergers since the assets lies in India....

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I-T department asks Sanofi Aventis to Pay 650 Crore withholding Tax over its Acquisition of Shantha Biotech last year

Income Tax - Close on the heels of Vodafone-Essar contesting a tax case in the Bombay High Court, tax sleuths have snared another multi-national company for tax evasion. This time, French pharma firm Sanofi Aventis, that acquired India’s Shantha Biotech last year, has been asked to pay Rs 650 crore as capital gains tax to the Indian government. ...

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TDS U/s. 195 on Grant of license for copyrighted software for internal business purposes

Reliance General Insurance Co. Ltd. Vs Income Tax Officer (ITAT Mumbai) - Reliance General Insurance Co. Ltd. Vs ITO (ITAT Mumbai) We shall first advert to the remittance of USD 100,000 made by the assessee towards licence fees to M/s Fair Isaac International Corpn. We have perused the copy of the agreement entered into by the assessee with M/s Fair Isaac International Co...

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S. 195 TDS provisions applies only when remittance results in taxable income

Barclays Bank PLC Vs ADIT (ITAT Mumbai) - Where overseas HO was not liable to pay any tax on interest remitted by assessee, there was no obligation to deduct TDS under section 195(1) on such remittance because TDS provisions are attracted only when such remittance results in taxable income....

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TDS not deductible on payments on behalf of clients as C&F Agent

M/s. KGL Network (P) Ltd. Vs The ACIT (ITAT Delhi) - M/s. KGL Network (P) Ltd. Vs ACIT (ITAT Delhi) Assessee-company made payments on behalf of its clients as Clearing and Forwarding (C&F)Agent which were reimbursed to the assessee-company. The  assessee-company did not make claim of deduction in the P & L A/c. Similar claim of assessee-comp...

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Disallowance U/s. 40(a)(i) on commission to foreign agents paid outside India

Eaton Industrial Systems (P) Ltd. Vs Dy. CIT (ITAT Pune) - Eaton Industrial Systems (P) Ltd. Vs DCIT (ITAT Pune) Where assessee-company paid sales commission foreign of agents for securing export orders from the buyers abroad the services were not rendered by such foreign agents in India, and no part of the said income had arisen in India, therefore, TDS wa...

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ITAT explains law related to TDS on commission paid to non-resident agents

DCIT Vs M/S Sterling Ornament (P) Ltd (ITAT Delhi) - This appeal by the Revenue is directed against the Order of the Ld. Commissioner of Income Tax (Appeals)-XII, New Delhi dated 28.5.2014 pertaining to assessment year 2011-12 on the following grounds...

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Issue Lower/ Nil Rate TDS deduction Certificate within prescribed time

F. No. 275/20/2018-IT(B) - (26/07/2018) - CBDT instructed its officers to Adhere to prescribed time-line for issue of certificate of no deduction or deduction of tax at lower rate u/s 197 and 195 of the I.T. Act-1961...

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Relaxation in conditions for issue of certificate without tax deduction

Notification No. 31/2016-Income Tax - (05/05/2016) - Income Tax Rules 29B is related to Application for certificate authorising receipt of interest and other sums without deduction of tax under sub-section (1) of section 195. In this rule one of the condition for issue of certificate was that person applying for the certificate has not been subjected...

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Procedure for submission of Form 15CC for remittance U/s. 195(6)

CBDT (DIT-Systems) Notification 8/2016 - (04/05/2016) - Under sub-section (6) of section 195 of the Income-tax Act, person responsible for paying to a non-resident, not being a company, or to a foreign company, any sum, whether or not chargeable under the provisions of this Act, is required to furnish the information relating to payment of such sum, in s...

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Excess of TDS deposited U/s. 195 eligible for Interest U/s. 244A

Circular No. 11/2016-Income Tax - (26/04/2016) - The procedure for refund of tax deducted at source under section 195 of the Income tax Act, 1961, to the person deducting the tax is delineated in CBDT Circular No. 7/2007 dated 23.10.2007. Circular No. 7/2007 states that no interest under section 244A of the Act, is admissible on refunds to be gran...

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Online certificate u/s 195(2) and 195(3) for lower/ no deduction

TDS Instruction No . 51 - (04/02/2016) - TDS Instruction No . 51 Request has been received from field formations and tax payers to provide functionality for issue of online certificate u/s 195(2) and 195(3) for lower / no deduction as manual certificates were not being considered during processing of TDS statements by CPC TDS....

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TDS on Sale of Property in India – Simplified

In case of Sale of Property by Residents IN case of sale of immovable property by the residents in India buyer is required to deduct tax @ 1% u/s 194 IA of Income Tax Act, 1961 on sale consideration if value of property exceeds Rs. 50 Lacs. TDS shall also be deducted in case of […]...

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Who is Responsible for TDS on sale of shares by NRI’s

This is an common question now a days where equity in an Indian Company is held by an NRI and the simple answer to the aforesaid question is that responsibility to deduct tax at source on payment to NRI of such payment is on the Authorised Dealer (read bank through which payments are made )....

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Posted Under: Income Tax |

TDS U/s. 195 on Grant of license for copyrighted software for internal business purposes

Reliance General Insurance Co. Ltd. Vs Income Tax Officer (ITAT Mumbai)

Reliance General Insurance Co. Ltd. Vs ITO (ITAT Mumbai) We shall first advert to the remittance of USD 100,000 made by the assessee towards licence fees to M/s Fair Isaac International Corpn. We have perused the copy of the agreement entered into by the assessee with M/s Fair Isaac International Corpn i.e “Fair Isaac Order […]...

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S. 195 TDS provisions applies only when remittance results in taxable income

Barclays Bank PLC Vs ADIT (ITAT Mumbai)

Where overseas HO was not liable to pay any tax on interest remitted by assessee, there was no obligation to deduct TDS under section 195(1) on such remittance because TDS provisions are attracted only when such remittance results in taxable income....

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Section 195 Withholding tax provision and its compliances

Any person responsible for paying to a non resident (company or non company) any sum which is chargeable under the provisions of the Act, shall at the time of credit of such income to the account of the payee or at the time of payment thereof in cash or by issue of cheque or draft or by any other mode , whichever is earlier, deduct income...

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Posted Under: Income Tax |

Whether TRC is required in case of import of Machines?

A new sub-section (4) to section 90 has been inserted by the Finance Act, 2012 w.e.f. 01.04.2013 wherein a non-resident assessee who claims any relief under Double Taxation Avoidance Agreement [DTAA] is required to obtain a Tax Residency Certificate [TRC] from the Government of that country of which he is resident....

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Posted Under: Income Tax |

TDS not deductible on payments on behalf of clients as C&F Agent

M/s. KGL Network (P) Ltd. Vs The ACIT (ITAT Delhi)

M/s. KGL Network (P) Ltd. Vs ACIT (ITAT Delhi) Assessee-company made payments on behalf of its clients as Clearing and Forwarding (C&F)Agent which were reimbursed to the assessee-company. The  assessee-company did not make claim of deduction in the P & L A/c. Similar claim of assessee-company has been allowed in earlier and subs...

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Disallowance U/s. 40(a)(i) on commission to foreign agents paid outside India

Eaton Industrial Systems (P) Ltd. Vs Dy. CIT (ITAT Pune)

Eaton Industrial Systems (P) Ltd. Vs DCIT (ITAT Pune) Where assessee-company paid sales commission foreign of agents for securing export orders from the buyers abroad the services were not rendered by such foreign agents in India, and no part of the said income had arisen in India, therefore, TDS was not required to be deductible [&hellip...

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Tax Deducted at Source on Payments to Non Residents

I am trying to start the series of Frequently Asked Questions on Payments to Non Residents. I have prepared the same based on my past experience and based on questions asked to me by my clients or professional colleagues....

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Posted Under: Income Tax |

Issue Lower/ Nil Rate TDS deduction Certificate within prescribed time

F. No. 275/20/2018-IT(B) (26/07/2018)

CBDT instructed its officers to Adhere to prescribed time-line for issue of certificate of no deduction or deduction of tax at lower rate u/s 197 and 195 of the I.T. Act-1961...

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