Section 2(22)(e)

Analysis of section 2(22)(e) – Deemed Dividend

Income Tax - Introduction Various provisions of the Income-tax Act, 1961 (‘the Act’) have faced prolonged litigation over the years. Section 2(22)(e) is also one among the list. This article discuses various issues relating to practical applicability of section 2(22)(e) like only advance or loan is subject to sec. 2(22)(e), amount received for cor...

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Taxability of Dividend under new tax regime

Income Tax - A. Existing Provisions relating to dividend taxation: (i) Tax implication in the hands of company: Under the existing laws, even though dividend constituted income in the hands of the shareholders, the tax on such dividend was payable by the company which declared dividend, @ 15% of the gross dividend under section 115-O (plus surcharge a...

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No Deemed Dividend on Business transactions via current A/c

Income Tax - Transactions carried out through current account for business purposes would not fall within the definition of Deemed Dividend.  Therefore provisions of Section 2(22)(e) of the I.T. Act, 1961, would not apply....

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Impact of Removal of Dividend Distribution Tax by Finance Act, 2020

Income Tax - Removal of DDT (Dividend Distribution Tax) by Finance Act, 2020 (FA 2020) and its impact on other provisions of Income Tax Act, 1961 Existing Provisions (before amendment): Section 115-O provides that, in addition to the income-tax chargeable in respect of the total income of a domestic company, any amount declared, distributed or paid by...

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Is Levying Tax on Deemed Dividend u/s 2(22)(e), Results in Double Taxation??

Income Tax - The Finance Bill 2018, has proposed to cover deemed dividend u/s 2(22)(e) of Income Tax Act, also for levy of dividend distribution tax @ 30%, u/s 115-O of Income Tax Act, in the hands of a closely held company paying such deemed dividends. Apprehensions have been raised in some quarters as to whether the proposed amendment will result in...

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Section 2(22)(e) not applicable to receipt towards repayment of loan 

ACIT Vs V. V. N. Varadhan Kumar (ITAT Chennai) - ACIT Vs V. V. N. Varadhan Kumar (ITAT Chennai) Ld.CIT(A) had made a clear cut finding after examining the books of accounts of the assessee that the amount received by the assessee was only repayment of loan extended by the assessee to the company. It appears that the assessee in his books of accoun...

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‘Deemed Dividend’ provisions not applicable if Advances were given to Shareholder for Business Purpose

ACIT Vs Krishna Coil Cutters Pvt. Ltd. (ITAT Ahmedabad) - ACIT Vs Krishna Coil Cutters Pvt. Ltd. (ITAT Ahmedabad) On facts, it has emerged that the lender company has charged interest on the advances made to the assessee company. In the circumstances, the Hon’ble Calcutta High Court in the case of Pradip Kumar Malhotra vs. CIT (2011)338 ITR 538(Cal) has ...

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Advance cannot be treated as deemed dividend for non-notarization/registration of document

DCIT Vs Genesis Colors Pvt. Ltd. (ITAT Delhi) - DCIT Vs Genesis Colors Pvt. Ltd. (ITAT Delhi) During the assessment proceedings, the Assessing Officer treated the advance received u/s 2(22)(e) holding, -That GLFPL has granted loans of Rs. 15,00,00,000/- and Rs.5,00,00,000/- on 30.07.2011 to M/s Genesis Colours Pvt. Ltd. as per the related party t...

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Deemed Dividend not applicable if recipient of loan is not a shareholder

ACIT Vs Herbert Brown Pharmaceuticals & Research Laboratories (ITAT Mumbai) - ACIT Vs Herbert Brown Pharmaceuticals & Research Laboratories (ITAT Mumbai) The learned Departmental Representative relied upon the order of the Assessing Officer and submitted that though the recipient of loan or advance by the company is not a shareholder but is a concern in which shareholders...

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Reopening without bringing any fresh material on record is invalid

DCIT Vs Jateen Madanlal Gupta (ITAT Ahmedabad) - DCIT Vs Jateen Madanlal Gupta (ITAT Ahmedabad) On perusal of the reasons recorded by the AO, we find that the AO at the threshold has recorded that it is seen that the assessee is having substantial share in ‘JPIL’ which has advanced loan to the companies namely M/S Gujarat Mall Management Pvt. ...

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No deemed dividend U/s. 2(22)(e) on trade advances in the nature of commercial transactions: CBDT

Circular No. 19/2017-Income Tax - (12/06/2017) - Section 2(22) clause (e) of the Income Tax Act, 1961 (the Act) provides that dividend includes any payment by a company, not being a company in which the public are substantially interested, of any sum by way of advance or loan to a shareholder, being a person who is the beneficial owner of shares...

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Section 2(22)(e) not applicable to receipt towards repayment of loan 

ACIT Vs V. V. N. Varadhan Kumar (ITAT Chennai)

ACIT Vs V. V. N. Varadhan Kumar (ITAT Chennai) Ld.CIT(A) had made a clear cut finding after examining the books of accounts of the assessee that the amount received by the assessee was only repayment of loan extended by the assessee to the company. It appears that the assessee in his books of account instead […]...

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‘Deemed Dividend’ provisions not applicable if Advances were given to Shareholder for Business Purpose

ACIT Vs Krishna Coil Cutters Pvt. Ltd. (ITAT Ahmedabad)

ACIT Vs Krishna Coil Cutters Pvt. Ltd. (ITAT Ahmedabad) On facts, it has emerged that the lender company has charged interest on the advances made to the assessee company. In the circumstances, the Hon’ble Calcutta High Court in the case of Pradip Kumar Malhotra vs. CIT (2011)338 ITR 538(Cal) has observed that advances given by [&hellip...

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Advance cannot be treated as deemed dividend for non-notarization/registration of document

DCIT Vs Genesis Colors Pvt. Ltd. (ITAT Delhi)

DCIT Vs Genesis Colors Pvt. Ltd. (ITAT Delhi) During the assessment proceedings, the Assessing Officer treated the advance received u/s 2(22)(e) holding, -That GLFPL has granted loans of Rs. 15,00,00,000/- and Rs.5,00,00,000/- on 30.07.2011 to M/s Genesis Colours Pvt. Ltd. as per the related party transaction chart shown in Notes to accou...

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Deemed Dividend not applicable if recipient of loan is not a shareholder

ACIT Vs Herbert Brown Pharmaceuticals & Research Laboratories (ITAT Mumbai)

ACIT Vs Herbert Brown Pharmaceuticals & Research Laboratories (ITAT Mumbai) The learned Departmental Representative relied upon the order of the Assessing Officer and submitted that though the recipient of loan or advance by the company is not a shareholder but is a concern in which shareholders are having substantial interest. He sub...

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Reopening without bringing any fresh material on record is invalid

DCIT Vs Jateen Madanlal Gupta (ITAT Ahmedabad)

DCIT Vs Jateen Madanlal Gupta (ITAT Ahmedabad) On perusal of the reasons recorded by the AO, we find that the AO at the threshold has recorded that it is seen that the assessee is having substantial share in ‘JPIL’ which has advanced loan to the companies namely M/S Gujarat Mall Management Pvt. Ltd, and M/S […]...

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No Section 2(22)(e) addition if money lending was part of business

M.L. Singhi & Associates (P) Ltd. Vs DCIT (ITAT Delhi)

M.L. Singhi & Associates (P) Ltd. Vs DCIT (ITAT Delhi) No addition could be made against the assessee if no incriminating material was found during the course of search It is not in dispute that whatever queries were raised by the A.O. time to time, have been replied by assessee along with documentary evidences. All […]...

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Advance Towards Sale of Property for Commercial & Business Purpose Can’t be Treated as Deemed Dividend

ACIT Vs Jethanand Thakur Bakshani (ITAT Chennai)

The issue under consideration is whether the advance received towards sale of property falls within the meaning of commercial and business purpose and can be treated as deemed dividend without considering the true nature of the transaction?...

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Advance receipt by Lending Company in the course of business cannot be treated as Deemed Dividend

DCIT Vs Svarna Infrastructure & Builders Pvt. Ltd. (ITAT Kolkata)

The issue under consideration is whether the receipt of advance vis-a-vis no accumulated profit in case of lending company is considered as deemed dividend u/s 2(22)(e)?...

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Deemed dividend provisions not attracted to running account with Group companies to meet business exigencies

Budhia Agencies Pvt. Ltd. Vs DCIT (ITAT Kolkata)

Budhia Agencies Pvt. Ltd. Vs DCIT (ITAT Kolkata) Learned authorized representative vehemently contends that the impugned deemed dividend addition is not sustainable in the eyes of law. His case as per page 4 of the paper-book indicating the assessee’s ledger in the books of M/s Republic Tractor Motor Pvt. Ltd. is that it had been [&hell...

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Analysis of section 2(22)(e) – Deemed Dividend

Introduction Various provisions of the Income-tax Act, 1961 (‘the Act’) have faced prolonged litigation over the years. Section 2(22)(e) is also one among the list. This article discuses various issues relating to practical applicability of section 2(22)(e) like only advance or loan is subject to sec. 2(22)(e), amount received for cor...

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