Section 269T

Taxation of Cash Transactions under Income Tax Act, 1961

Income Tax - Cash transactions seldom leave any trail and has always been a facilitator of black money. Whereas, electronic transactions ensure a clear money trail and make it very difficult for tax evaders. Government, in this regard, has from time to time bought in various provisions in order to restrict/discourage cash transactions and incentivise...

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Restrictions on Cash Transactions under Income Tax Act, 1961

Income Tax - In order to restrict cash transactions, the government has come out with several provisions and related rules to prohibit various types of cash payments in the Finance Acts. The effects of restrictions under provisions of income tax act are as follows: Restrict cash transactions by disallowances of expenses or deduction under chapter VIA ...

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Cash Transaction Limit – When to Say No

Income Tax - Gradually, the Indian Economy is getting digitalized and ultimately moving towards a cashless economy. Electronic transactions ensure a clear money trail and make it very difficult for tax evaders. In a bid to curb black money as well as limit the number of cash transactions, the Government from time to time has introduced many new [&hell...

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Cash Transaction – Limit & Consequences of Non-Compliance under Income Tax Act

Income Tax - Cash transaction leaves no trail of the payer that causes tax evasion & black money. It affects the Indian economy by dual aspect one is revenue deficit to government and another one is unaccounted money that cannot flow in the economy.  Both of these problems terribly effects the development of a country. That’s why government [&h...

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Cash Receipt!! Is it really a Receipt??

Income Tax - Central Government is putting all efforts to curb use of cash which is focused on un-accounted transactions. As we all know, not all transactions that are transacted in cash hold the colour of un-accounted money, the contrary is that all the un-accounted transactions takes place in cash....

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SIT report: Restrict Cash Transaction/Holding to curb black money

Income Tax - It is suggested that there should be a positive provision under the I.T. Act that any transaction involving more than Rs.3,00,000/– (Rupees Three Lacs) shall be invalid & illegal and would be a punishable offence, if amount is not paid by account payee cheque or account payee bank draft or use of electronic clearing system through a ban...

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No Penalty for Loan in cash for sisters marriage which was repaid through RTGS

Shri Venkat Narayana Raju Pasuparthy Vs Addl. CCIT (ITAT Hyderabad) - : Where there existed reasonable cause for the assessee in accepting the loans in cash and particularly as the loans were repaid by way of RTGS, i.e., via banking channels, penalty levied by AO under section 271D was deleted....

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No penalty for cash receipt and repayment of same due to business exigency

CIT Vs Shri.T.Perumal (Madras High Court) - CIT Vs Shri. T. Perumal (Madras High Court) Here is a case where the loan taken from friends and repayment of the same in cash. The reason that taking of loan is found to be genuine and the same is for business exigency, it is not a case of undisclosed income. If the assessee had […]...

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ITAT deletes penalty on Cash loan taken from unorganized finance sector to repay lenders

M/s. P.R. Associates Vs ACIT (ITAT Pune) - M/s. P.R. Associates Vs ACIT (ITAT Pune) We find that the assessee specifically submitted before the AO during the course of penalty proceedings, which fact has also been captured in the penalty order, that its business was inoperative for the last 7 years and it had already borrowed loans from Shre...

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Cash Loan- Penalty justified on failure to establish Business exigency or urgency 

M. Sougoumarin Vs ACIT (Madras High Court) - M. Sougoumarin Vs ACIT (Madras High Court) High Court held that there was no such reason for regular loan transactions of borrowing and repayment in cash of amounts exceeding Rs.20,000/- so as to escape penal liability under Sections 271E and 271D of the IT Act. FULL TEXT OF THE HIGH COURT ORDER / J...

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Penalty not leviable for cash loan taken/paid to comply re-settlement scheme of BIFR

Monarch Dyestuff Industries And Exports Ltd. Vs JCIT (ITAT Ahemdabad) - Assessee was not liable for penalty under section 271D and 271E for availing cash loans/deposits in violation of section 269SS and 269T as it had availed the facility in order to re-establish itself, and for fulfilment of promises given for the purpose of BIFR which was a reasonable cause foe not le...

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CBDT notifies more modes of e-payments; 6DD limit reduced to ₹ 10000

Notification No. 08/2020-Income-Tax [G.S.R. 56(E)] - (29/01/2020) - Notification No. 8/2020-Income-Tax- CBDT has notified Other electronic modes by inserting New Income TAx Rule 6ABBA. It also amended marginal heading of rule 6DD and in rule 6DD for the words ‘account payee bank draft, exceeds twenty thousand rupees’, the words, figures and letters ̵...

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CBDT relaxes PAN requirement for Section 269T reporting in 3CD

Notification No. 60/2017-Income Tax [G.S.R. 841(E)] - (06/07/2017) - G.S.R. 841(E).—In the notification of the Government of India, Ministry of Finance, Department of Revenue (Central Board of Direct Taxes), number 58/2017, dated the 3rd July, 2017, published vide number G.S.R. 821(E) dated the 3rd July, 2017, in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part II, Sectio...

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CBDT amends form 3CD to revise reporting U/s. 269SS & 269T

Notification No. 58/2017-Income Tax [G.S.R. 821(E)] - (03/07/2017) - In the Income-tax Rules, 1962, in Appendix II, in Form No. 3CD, for serial number 31 and the entries relating thereto the following shall be substituted, namely: 31. (a) Particulars of each loan or deposit in an amount exceeding the limit specified in section 269SS taken or accepted during the previ...

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Section 269SS and 269T applicable to NBFC: RBI

RBI/2016-17/245 DNBR (PD) CC.No.086/03.10.001/2016-17 - (09/03/2017) - Section 269SS and 269T of the Income Tax Act, 1961, the requirements under the Income Tax Act, 1961, as amended from time to time, would be applicable to all NBFCs with immediate effect. Currently, the relevant threshold under the Income Tax Act, 1961 is Rupees Twenty thousand....

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Taxation of Cash Transactions under Income Tax Act, 1961

Cash transactions seldom leave any trail and has always been a facilitator of black money. Whereas, electronic transactions ensure a clear money trail and make it very difficult for tax evaders. Government, in this regard, has from time to time bought in various provisions in order to restrict/discourage cash transactions and incentivise...

Read More
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Restrictions on Cash Transactions under Income Tax Act, 1961

In order to restrict cash transactions, the government has come out with several provisions and related rules to prohibit various types of cash payments in the Finance Acts. The effects of restrictions under provisions of income tax act are as follows: Restrict cash transactions by disallowances of expenses or deduction under chapter VIA ...

Read More
Posted Under: Income Tax |

Cash Transaction Limit – When to Say No

Gradually, the Indian Economy is getting digitalized and ultimately moving towards a cashless economy. Electronic transactions ensure a clear money trail and make it very difficult for tax evaders. In a bid to curb black money as well as limit the number of cash transactions, the Government from time to time has introduced many new [&hell...

Read More
Posted Under: Income Tax |

Cash Transaction – Limit & Consequences of Non-Compliance under Income Tax Act

Cash transaction leaves no trail of the payer that causes tax evasion & black money. It affects the Indian economy by dual aspect one is revenue deficit to government and another one is unaccounted money that cannot flow in the economy.  Both of these problems terribly effects the development of a country. That’s why government [&h...

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No Penalty for Loan in cash for sisters marriage which was repaid through RTGS

Shri Venkat Narayana Raju Pasuparthy Vs Addl. CCIT (ITAT Hyderabad)

: Where there existed reasonable cause for the assessee in accepting the loans in cash and particularly as the loans were repaid by way of RTGS, i.e., via banking channels, penalty levied by AO under section 271D was deleted....

Read More

Cash Receipt!! Is it really a Receipt??

Central Government is putting all efforts to curb use of cash which is focused on un-accounted transactions. As we all know, not all transactions that are transacted in cash hold the colour of un-accounted money, the contrary is that all the un-accounted transactions takes place in cash....

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Section 271E Penalty for contravening provisions of section 269T

The person who breaches the provisions of section 269T of the Income Tax Act is liable to pay the penalty under section 271E of the Income Tax Act. The basic understanding of section 269T states that the person cannot repay any loans / deposits / specified advances in cash if the amount of payment is […]...

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CBDT notifies more modes of e-payments; 6DD limit reduced to ₹ 10000

Notification No. 08/2020-Income-Tax [G.S.R. 56(E)] (29/01/2020)

Notification No. 8/2020-Income-Tax- CBDT has notified Other electronic modes by inserting New Income TAx Rule 6ABBA. It also amended marginal heading of rule 6DD and in rule 6DD for the words ‘account payee bank draft, exceeds twenty thousand rupees’, the words, figures and letters ‘account payee bank draft or use of ele...

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Treatment of Cash Transactions above Rs 2 Lakhs

As we all are aware of Section 269ST which was introduced by finance act, 2017 in Income tax act, 1961 by the central government in order to curb the tax evasion, regulation and circulation of Black money. This article will cover the detailed analysis of the said section alongwith some practical examples. 1. Basic Understanding […]...

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Prohibition of Cash Loan/Deposit etc under Income Tax Act

Section 269SS: Prohibition on Taking and Accepting Loan/Deposits etc.- No person shall take or accept from any other person, any loan or deposit or any specified sum, otherwise than by an account payee cheque or account payee bank draft or use of electronic clearing system through a bank account [or through such other electronic mode as m...

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