section 40(a)(ia)

Amounts not deductible U/s. 40(a) of income Tax Act, 1961

Income Tax - Under the Income tax Act, 1961 Profit or gain from Business or profession is considered income and such income is chargeable to tax. The expenses incurred in relation to business can be deducted from the revenue from Business or profession. However, there is certain restriction on such deduction of expenses....

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Non-Compliance of TDS Provision where Payment is made to a Resident

Income Tax - Section 40(a)(ia) of Income Tax Act, 1961 deals with non compliance of provision of TDS where payment is made to a Resident. 30% cent of any sum payable to a resident on account of interest, commission or brokerage, Rent, Royalty, fees for professional services or, fees fir technical services payable to a resident, or amounts payable to a...

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Disallowance on account of Non-deduction of TDS – Section 40(a)(ia)

Income Tax - The provisions of Section 40(a)(ia) of the Act were brought on Statute by Finance Act 2004, w.e.f. 01.04.2005, i.e the same is applicable for assessment year 2005-06 and subsequent assessment years....

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Consequences for Non Payment or Late Payment of TDS

Income Tax - In Recent past we noticed that department has taken late payment of TDS very seriously and in addition to imposing Interest and Penalty for Late Payment, they also start initiating Criminal Prosecution against those responsible for Deduction and Payment of TDS....

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“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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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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No TDS on commission payment made to overseas agents

Pr. CIT Vs Komal Amin Exports Pvt Ltd (Gujarat High Court) - When the commission paid to the non-resident agents was neither received or deemed to be received in India nor accrued or was deemed to accrue in India, no income was chargeable to tax under the provisions of the Act. When the payment made by assessee to the overseas agent for services rendered abro...

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Lorry Booking Agent not liable to deduct TDS on freight charges

Sunil Kumar Vs ITO (ITAT Delhi) - Assessee had incurred only office expenditure and no expenditure relating to transportation of goods such as loading, unloading charge etc., has been debited, we are of the considered opinion that the assessee actually engaged himself not in the transportation business, but only facilitating or arra...

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Payment for bandwidth charge utilization was royalty & TDS applicable

CIT Vs Infosys Technologies Ltd. (Karnataka High Court) - CIT Vs Infosys Technologies Ltd. (Karnataka High Court) Payment for bandwidth charge utilization was royalty and TDS was required to be deducted under section 195 of Income Tax Act, 1961 and on failure to deduct TDS, the disallowance under section 40(a)(i) was rightly made by the Assessing Officer. ...

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Applicability of TDS U/s. 194C on Payment made to truck owners

ITO Vs Shri Anil Kumar Nevatia (ITAT Kolkata) - ITO Vs Shri Anil Kumar Nevatia (ITAT Kolkata) The ld. DR vehemently argued that the assessee had used the same truck numbers for transporting its goods and hence explanation of the assessee that payments were made only to the truck drivers and that no oral or written contract was entered into with t...

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Reimbursable expense cannot be disallowed for Non-deduction of TDS

Pr. CIT Vs DLF Commercial Projects Corporation (Delhi High Court) - Pr. CIT Vs DLF Commercial Projects Corporation (Delhi High Court) Neither the provisions of section 194C nor section 194J obliges the person making the payment to deduct anything from contractual payments such as those made for reimbursement of expenses, other than what is defined as “income&#...

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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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Recent Posts in "section 40(a)(ia)"

No TDS on commission payment made to overseas agents

Pr. CIT Vs Komal Amin Exports Pvt Ltd (Gujarat High Court)

When the commission paid to the non-resident agents was neither received or deemed to be received in India nor accrued or was deemed to accrue in India, no income was chargeable to tax under the provisions of the Act. When the payment made by assessee to the overseas agent for services rendered abroad was not income chargeable to tax in I...

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Lorry Booking Agent not liable to deduct TDS on freight charges

Sunil Kumar Vs ITO (ITAT Delhi)

Assessee had incurred only office expenditure and no expenditure relating to transportation of goods such as loading, unloading charge etc., has been debited, we are of the considered opinion that the assessee actually engaged himself not in the transportation business, but only facilitating or arranging transportation for various parties...

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Payment for bandwidth charge utilization was royalty & TDS applicable

CIT Vs Infosys Technologies Ltd. (Karnataka High Court)

CIT Vs Infosys Technologies Ltd. (Karnataka High Court) Payment for bandwidth charge utilization was royalty and TDS was required to be deducted under section 195 of Income Tax Act, 1961 and on failure to deduct TDS, the disallowance under section 40(a)(i) was rightly made by the Assessing Officer. FULL TEXT OF THE HIGH COURT ORDER [&hell...

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Applicability of TDS U/s. 194C on Payment made to truck owners

ITO Vs Shri Anil Kumar Nevatia (ITAT Kolkata)

ITO Vs Shri Anil Kumar Nevatia (ITAT Kolkata) The ld. DR vehemently argued that the assessee had used the same truck numbers for transporting its goods and hence explanation of the assessee that payments were made only to the truck drivers and that no oral or written contract was entered into with the truck owners […]...

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Reimbursable expense cannot be disallowed for Non-deduction of TDS

Pr. CIT Vs DLF Commercial Projects Corporation (Delhi High Court)

Pr. CIT Vs DLF Commercial Projects Corporation (Delhi High Court) Neither the provisions of section 194C nor section 194J obliges the person making the payment to deduct anything from contractual payments such as those made for reimbursement of expenses, other than what is defined as “income”. The law thus obliges only amounts...

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Payment for delayed allotment of plot of land cannot be construed as ‘interest’

Pr. CIT Vs West Bengal Housing Infrastructure Development Corporation Limited (Calcutta High Court)

The issue which falls for decision therefore is whether payment for delayed allotment of a plot of land by the Housing Board to an allottee will fall under the definition of ‘interest’ under section 2 (28A) of the Act....

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Disallowance U/s. 40(a)(ia) for income assessed as Income from other sources

Shri Digamber Jain Bees Panthi Ajmeri Amnay Panchayat Bada Dhada Vs ITO (ITAT Jaipur)

Shri Digamber Jain Bees Panthi Ajmeri Amnay Panchayat Bada Dhada Vs ITO (ITAT Jaipur) When the income of the assessee has been assessed under the head ‘Income from other sources’ and there is no provision U/s 56 to 58 of the Act to make a disallowance U/s 40(a)(ia) of the Act prior to the amendment […]...

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TDS not deductible on Payment Gateway Charges paid to Banks

Pr. CIT Vs Make My Trip India Pvt. Ltd. (Delhi High Court)

Pr. CIT Vs Make My Trip India Pvt. Ltd. (Delhi High Court) Central Government, by notification dated 31stDecember, 2012 has notified that no TDS shall be made on the following payments to the banks listed in the Second Schedule to the Reserve Bank of India Act: (i) bank guarantee commission; (ii) cash management service charges; […...

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No law barring Partners to draw Remuneration from multiple Firms

Ms. Sachi Sarees Vs ACIT (ITAT Kolkata)

Ms. Sachi Sarees Vs ACIT (ITAT Kolkata) There is no law which prohibits a person to work in more than one partnership firms and draw remuneration therefrom. All that Section 40(b) requires is that the remuneration should be paid to a working partner and there is no prohibition either in the Income-tax Act, 1961 or […]...

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No TDS U/s. 194J on charges paid to unqualified professional

Nikhil Chandra Mitra Vs ITO (ITAT Kolkata)

Nikhil Chandra Mitra Vs ITO (ITAT Kolkata) Disallowance of Rs.60,000/- made on account of accounting charges by invoking the provisions u/s 40(a)(ia) of the Act.  The assessee submits that the person whom the amount was paid was not a qualified professional and he was an accountant writing the accounts and hence 194J of the Act, [&hellip...

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