section 40(a)(ia)

“Paid” vs “Payable” interpretation- Section 40(a)(i) & Section 40(a)(ia) clarified by Apex Court

Income Tax - There have been substantial debate around the point whether the term ‘payable’ used in section 40(a)(ia) would include amounts outstanding at the end of the year or both amounts outstanding as well as paid during the year....

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TDS defaults when amount is Payable to a Resident

Income Tax - In my earlier article I have made a discussion about the disallowance when the amount is payable to a non-resident /foreign company but TDS is not deducted by the payer . Section 40(a)(ia) deals with the situation when the amount is payable to a resident . Hereon also we will discuss the complete scenario in parts to have a better underst...

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TDS default on Payment of any Nature other Then Salary, to A Non-Resident / Foreign Company

Income Tax - In this article, I am going to have a discussion on Section 40(a)(i) of the Income Tax Act, 1961. Which deals with disallowance of certain business expenditure in case of TDS default is made by the Payer at the time of making payments to a non-resident or foreign company. ...

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Section 40(a)(ia) proposed to apply to Income from Other Sources

Income Tax - Provisions of section 40(a)(ia) shall, so far as they may be, apply in computing income chargeable under the head income from other sources as they apply in computing income chargeable under the head Profit and gains of business or Profession....

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Need to Rationalize Provisions of Section 40(a)(ia) of Income Tax, 1961

Income Tax - CA Sharad Jain Introduction: The section 40(a)(ia) of the Income Tax Act (“Act”) was brought on the statute by the Finance (No. 2) Act, 2004, with effect from 1-4-2005 i.e., from Assessment Year 2005-06 with the aim to ensure better compliances of TDS provisions. Since inception, these provisions are being felt by the tax assesses [&h...

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Section 40(a)(ia): Disallowance of expenditure for non-deduction of tax at source on payment made to resident

Income Tax - Section 40(a)(ia) is amended via Finance (No. 2) Act, 2014 to restrict the amount of disallowance for non-deduction of tax to 30% of expenditure. The proviso is also amended to the effect that 30% of such sum shall be allowed as a deduction in computing the income of the previous year in which tax has been paid....

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Change in provisions related to disallowance of expenditure on account of non-compliance with TDS provisions : Budget 2010-11

Income Tax - The existing provisions of section 40(a)(ia) of Income-tax Act provide for the disallowance of expenditure like interest, commission, brokerage, professional fees, etc. if tax on such expenditure was not deducted, or after deduction was not paid during the previous year....

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Sec. 195 No TDS deductible if sum is not chargeable to tax

PCIT Vs. Nova Technocast Pvt Ltd (Gujarat High Court) - Revenue is in appeal against the judgment of the Income Tax Appellate Tribunal, Rajkot Bench dated 28th August 2017, raising the following question for our consideration ...

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Second proviso to section 40(a)(ia) must be read and given effect to retroactively

Principal CIT Vs M/S Manoj Kumar Singh (Allahabad High Court) - It is not disputed that section 40(a)(ia), Second proviso is for the benefit of the assessee and when a provision has been made in fiscal statute for benefit of assessee, in the absence of any express provision or a provision which by necessary implication gives a different impression, such provisi...

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Section 40(a)(ia) not applicable to charitable or religious trust before 01.04.2019

Pediatric Infectious Diseases Academy Vs I.T.O. (ITAT Kolkata) - Where the income of the assessee was exempt under section 11 and the assessee was not carried on the business, section 40(a)(ia) had no application. Moreover, the insertion of Explanation 3 to Section 11 by the Finance Act, 2018 making inter alia the provisions of Section 40(a)(ia) applicable in cas...

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In absence of understanding between parties about reimbursement TDS is deductible on Salary paid to Staff

Power Plant Engineers Ltd. Vs ITO (ITAT Delhi) - Power Plant Engineers Ltd. Vs ITO (ITAT Delhi) It is apparent that the persons deputed by the recipient of the income were not routine employees, but were highly qualified and technical employees who were providing the head and brain’ to the assessee company. It cannot be said to be the reimbursem...

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TDS on Transport Charges : Benefit of Section 194C(6) cannot be denied for violation of section 194C(7)

Income Tax Officer Vs M/s. Sugarchem (ITAT Mumbai) - ITO Vs M/s. Sugarchem (ITAT Mumbai) The AO in the course of assessment proceedings requested the assessee to furnish the reasons why no TDS was deducted in respect of transportation charges. The assessee furnished PAN details of the transporters to the tune of 67,24,412/- out of 80,23,971/- in respe...

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Disallowance for failure to withhold tax- Sec.195 rw Sec. 40(a)(i)

Circular No. 3/2015-Income Tax - (12/02/2015) - Circular No. 3/2015 Section 40(a)(i) of the Act stipulates that in computing the income chargeable under the head "Profits or gains of business or profession", any interest, royalty, fees for technical services or other sum chargeable under this Act either payable in India to a non-resident (not bei...

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S. 195 AOs to tax taxable part of sum paid to NR for TDS default

Instruction No. 02/2014 - (26/02/2014) - Sub: Deduction of tax at source under Section 195 read with Sections 201 of the Income-tax Act, 1961 relating to payment made to a non-resident-reg. Section 195 of the Income-tax Act (hereafter referred to as 'the Act') provides that any person, responsible for paying to a non-resident not being a ...

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CBDT circular on Section 40(a)(ia)-TDS Disallowance

Circular No. 10/DV/2013-Income Tax - (16/12/2013) - Circular No. 10/DV/2013-Income Tax It has been brought to the notice of the Board that there are conflicting interpretations by judicial authorities regarding the applicability of the provisions of section 40(a)(ia) of the Income-tax Act,...

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Sec. 195 No TDS deductible if sum is not chargeable to tax

PCIT Vs. Nova Technocast Pvt Ltd (Gujarat High Court)

Revenue is in appeal against the judgment of the Income Tax Appellate Tribunal, Rajkot Bench dated 28th August 2017, raising the following question for our consideration ...

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Second proviso to section 40(a)(ia) must be read and given effect to retroactively

Principal CIT Vs M/S Manoj Kumar Singh (Allahabad High Court)

It is not disputed that section 40(a)(ia), Second proviso is for the benefit of the assessee and when a provision has been made in fiscal statute for benefit of assessee, in the absence of any express provision or a provision which by necessary implication gives a different impression, such provision which is beneficial to the assessee m...

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Section 40(a)(ia) not applicable to charitable or religious trust before 01.04.2019

Pediatric Infectious Diseases Academy Vs I.T.O. (ITAT Kolkata)

Where the income of the assessee was exempt under section 11 and the assessee was not carried on the business, section 40(a)(ia) had no application. Moreover, the insertion of Explanation 3 to Section 11 by the Finance Act, 2018 making inter alia the provisions of Section 40(a)(ia) applicable in case of charitable or religious trust or in...

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In absence of understanding between parties about reimbursement TDS is deductible on Salary paid to Staff

Power Plant Engineers Ltd. Vs ITO (ITAT Delhi)

Power Plant Engineers Ltd. Vs ITO (ITAT Delhi) It is apparent that the persons deputed by the recipient of the income were not routine employees, but were highly qualified and technical employees who were providing the head and brain’ to the assessee company. It cannot be said to be the reimbursement of salary expenditure when […...

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TDS on Transport Charges : Benefit of Section 194C(6) cannot be denied for violation of section 194C(7)

Income Tax Officer Vs M/s. Sugarchem (ITAT Mumbai)

ITO Vs M/s. Sugarchem (ITAT Mumbai) The AO in the course of assessment proceedings requested the assessee to furnish the reasons why no TDS was deducted in respect of transportation charges. The assessee furnished PAN details of the transporters to the tune of 67,24,412/- out of 80,23,971/- in respect of nine transporters referred to in [...

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AO cannot reopen the case without bringing something new on record

DCIT Vs M/s. Idea Cellular Ltd. (ITAT Mumbai)

Challenging the order dated 28/01/2016 of CIT(A)-8,Mumbai,the Assessing Officer (AO) has filed the present appeal. The assessee has raised a Cross Objection for the same.Assessee - company engaged in providing cellular mobile services and trades in accessories filed its return of income at Rs.Nil after set off of brought forward business ...

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Amendment to s. 40(a)(ia) by Finance Act, 2010 are retrospective and curative in nature

Commissioner of Income Tax Kolkata X Vs M/s Calcutta Export Company (Supreme Court of India)

CIT Vs M/s Calcutta Export Company (Supreme Court of India) The purpose of the amendment made by the Finance Act, 2010 is to solve the anomalies that the insertion of section 40(a)(ia) was causing to the bona fide tax payer. The amendment, even if not given operation retrospectively, may not materially be of consequence to […]...

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Assessee cannot be asked to comply with a provision not in force at relevant time

CIT Vs. NGC Networks (India) Pvt. Ltd (Bombay High Court)

A party cannot be called upon to perform an impossible Act i.e. to comply with a provision not in force at the relevant time but introduced later by retrospective amendment. S. 40(a)(i) dis allowance can be made only if the royalty falls under Explanation 2 to s. 9(1)(vi) but not if it falls under Explanation 6 to s. 9(1)(vi)...

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No disallowance U/s. 40(a)(ia) if recipient already paid taxes on sources of income

Apurva Natvar Parikh and Co. (P) Ltd. Vs. Dy. CIT (ITAT Mumbai)

Dis allowance under section 40(a)(ia) on the ground that the assessee had failed to deduct the tax at source on payment made was not justified as the recipient had already paid the taxes on the sources of income and due certificate was also furnished by the assessee....

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TDS U/s. 194C applies on amount paid under Oral Agreement

Sales Emporium (ULG) Vs. Income Tax Officer (ITAT Kolkata)

The Kolkata bench of ITAT recently held that TDS provisions under the Income Tax Act, 1961 are applicable to payments made under an oral agreement....

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