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Section 54- Exemption from Capital Gain arising on Transfer of House

Income Tax - A person wanted to shift his residence due to certain reason, hence, he sold his old house and from the sale proceeds he purchased another house. In this case the objective of the seller was not to earn income by sale of old house but to acquire another suitable house....

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How many house you can own and tax implications of owning more than one house?

Income Tax - How many house you can own and what are the tax implications of owning more than one house? People frequently ask me as to how many house one can buy and own at a time in own name. The answer is as many as you want and can afford.  So there are no restrictions under […]...

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Section 54 of the Income tax Act

Income Tax - Section 54 of the Income Tax Act Profit on Sale of Property used for Residence 1. Assessee being an individual or a HUF. 2. The capital gain arises from Transfer of Residential Property. 3. The Income from this Property is chargeable to Income Tax under the Head “Income From House Property”. 4. This Property is […]...

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Invest in 2 Houses And Claim Capital Gain Exemption

Income Tax - Sale of a residential house is taxable under the Income Tax Act. When you sell a house, you are required to pay capital gain tax on the profit received from the sale. The Income Tax Act,1961 provides relief from tax payment in such a case under Section 54 , subject to fulfilment of certain conditions. […]...

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Income Tax benefits of buying property jointly

Income Tax - Buying a house is a dream for millions of people in India. The government has provided various tax benefits to individuals to encourage them to buy a house property under the ‘housing for all’ initiative. One of the important things to note is that if the property is held jointly, individuals can receive additional tax [&helli...

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Section 54 Capital Gain Exemption on investment in two residential houses proposed

Income Tax - While presenting interim Budget 2019-20 Finance Minister proposed to increase the benefit of rollover of capital gains under Section 54 of the Income Tax Act from investment in one residential house to two residential houses for a taxpayer having capital gains up to Rs. 2 crore. This benefit can be availed once in a life […]...

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Clarify whether acquisition of residential flat in ‘OAS’ is ‘purchase’ or ‘construction: ICAI

Income Tax - Under Section 54 of the Income-tax Act, if an assessee who has earned a Capital Gain on sale of a residential house, has, within the prescribed period, purchased or constructed another residential house, then, to the extent of the cost of the new residential house, no tax in respect of such Capital Gain is payable. ...

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Clarify Section 54 and 54F – Capital gains exemption in case of investment in ONE residential house property in INDIA: ICAI

Income Tax - Section 54(1) has been amended by the Finance (No.2) Act, 2014 by substituting constructed, a residential house, with constructed, one residential house in India. Similar amendment is made in section 54F(1)....

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ICAI suggests Certification of deductions claimed U/s. 54, 54F, 54EC etc

Income Tax - At present deductions u/s 54, 54F, 54EC etc. are not subject to any audit or certification. The possibility that the assessee claims inaccurate amount of deduction under such provisions cannot be ruled out....

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Exemption u/s 54 not to be denied due to delay in completion of project beyond control of assessee

Income Tax - With difficulties being faced by the Real Estate Sector business (due to delay in clearances, nonavailability of finance and a sluggish demand) numerous projects are delayed in execution. As a result, an assessee who has sold a house and invested in another flat which is under construction by a builder /developer ...

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Section 54 deduction cannot be denied for mere non-deposit in capital gain account

Venkata Dilip Kumar, Kartha-HUF Vs CIT (Madras High Court) - Venkata Dilip Kumar,Kartha-HUF Vs CIT (Madras High Court) No doubt, Section 54 (2) contemplates that if the amount of the capital gain is not appropriated by the assessee towards purchase of new assets within one year before the date on which the transfer of original asset took place or which is not...

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Section 54 exemption cannot be denied for mere completion of construction in short period 

Smt. Parminder Kaur Bedi Vs ITO (ITAT Jaipur) (ITAT Jaipur) - Accordingly when there was sufficient time with the assessee to complete the construction then the claim of the assessee that the house was constructed within a short period cannot be a reason for denial of the claim under section 54 of the Act....

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Deduction U/s. 54 on Gain from Relinquishment of right in bungalow

Bhavin Piyushbhai Palkhiwala Vs ITO (ITAT Ahmedabad) - Relinquishment deed was made in financial year 2008-09. Thus, if any tax was required to be levied, then the same was to be levied in assessment year 2009-10, i.e., next year. Hence, assessee was entitled to benefit under section 54....

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Section 54/54F: New residential house need not be purchased by assessee in his own name

Mrs. A. Vijayakumari Vs ITO (ITAT Chennai) - Mrs. A. Vijayakumari Vs ITO (ITAT Chennai) The provisions of section 54 of the Act are beneficial and are to be considered liberally for reasonable bonafide cause but investment in residential property is mandatory which is not in dispute in this case. The Assessing Officer was not justified in reje...

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Penalty cannot be levied for mere disallowance of claim of deduction u/s 54

ITO Vs Shri Kantilal G. Kotecha (ITAT Mumbai) - ITO Vs Shri Kantilal G. Kotecha (ITAT Mumbai) We find that with regard to claim of deduction u/s 54 of the Act, this tribunal in quantum proceedings had granted deduction u/s 54 of the Act to the extent of payments made within the prescribed limitation period i.e payments made within one year prior ...

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Amendments to Capital Gains Accounts Scheme, 2012

Notification No. 44/2012-Income Tax - (25/10/2015) - Notification No. 44/2012-Income Tax In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (2) of section 54, sub-section (2) of section 54B sub-section (2) of section 54D sub-section (4) of section 54F sub-section (2) of section 54G and sub-section (2) of section 54GB of the Income-tax Act, 1961 (43 of...

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Section 54 deduction cannot be denied for mere non-deposit in capital gain account

Venkata Dilip Kumar, Kartha-HUF Vs CIT (Madras High Court)

Venkata Dilip Kumar,Kartha-HUF Vs CIT (Madras High Court) No doubt, Section 54 (2) contemplates that if the amount of the capital gain is not appropriated by the assessee towards purchase of new assets within one year before the date on which the transfer of original asset took place or which is not utilised by him […]...

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Section 54 exemption cannot be denied for mere completion of construction in short period 

Smt. Parminder Kaur Bedi Vs ITO (ITAT Jaipur) (ITAT Jaipur)

Accordingly when there was sufficient time with the assessee to complete the construction then the claim of the assessee that the house was constructed within a short period cannot be a reason for denial of the claim under section 54 of the Act....

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Deduction U/s. 54 on Gain from Relinquishment of right in bungalow

Bhavin Piyushbhai Palkhiwala Vs ITO (ITAT Ahmedabad)

Relinquishment deed was made in financial year 2008-09. Thus, if any tax was required to be levied, then the same was to be levied in assessment year 2009-10, i.e., next year. Hence, assessee was entitled to benefit under section 54....

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Section 54/54F: New residential house need not be purchased by assessee in his own name

Mrs. A. Vijayakumari Vs ITO (ITAT Chennai)

Mrs. A. Vijayakumari Vs ITO (ITAT Chennai) The provisions of section 54 of the Act are beneficial and are to be considered liberally for reasonable bonafide cause but investment in residential property is mandatory which is not in dispute in this case. The Assessing Officer was not justified in rejecting the case law relied on […]...

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Section 54- Exemption from Capital Gain arising on Transfer of House

A person wanted to shift his residence due to certain reason, hence, he sold his old house and from the sale proceeds he purchased another house. In this case the objective of the seller was not to earn income by sale of old house but to acquire another suitable house....

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Penalty cannot be levied for mere disallowance of claim of deduction u/s 54

ITO Vs Shri Kantilal G. Kotecha (ITAT Mumbai)

ITO Vs Shri Kantilal G. Kotecha (ITAT Mumbai) We find that with regard to claim of deduction u/s 54 of the Act, this tribunal in quantum proceedings had granted deduction u/s 54 of the Act to the extent of payments made within the prescribed limitation period i.e payments made within one year prior to the […]...

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Section 54F deduction cannot be restricted to stamp duty value

I.T.O. Vs Shri Roop Narayan Sharma (ITAT Jaipur)

Deduction U/s 54F was available to assessee in respect of full value of consideration received and not on the value taken by the Sub-Registrar for the purposes of stamp duty. ...

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Section 54F Exemption cannot be denied if assessee invests entire consideration in construction of residential house

Vijay Mahipal v. ITO (ITAT Kolkata)

Vijay Mahipal v. ITO (ITAT Kolkata) If the assessee invests the entire consideration in construction of the residential house within three years from the date of transfer he cannot be denied deduction u/s 54F of the Act on the ground that he did not deposit the said amount in capital gain account scheme before the […]...

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Section 54F exemption if Sale Proceed not invested in Specified Govt Scheme but Property purchased within Three Years

Sh. Vijay Chaudhary Vs ITO (ITAT Delhi)

Sh. Vijay Chaudhary Vs ITO (ITAT Delhi) Whether the assessee invests the entire sales consideration in construction of a residential house within three years from the date of transfer can he be denied exemption under Section 54F on the ground that he did not deposit the said amount in capital gains account scheme before the […]...

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Booking of bare shell of flat was construction of house property and not purchase U/s. 54

ACIT Vs Seema Sobit (ITAT Delhi)

Since the booking of bare shell of a flat was a construction of house property and not purchase, therefore, the date of completion of construction was to be looked into which was as per provision of section 54, therefore, AO was directed to allow benefit to assessee as claimed u/s.54....

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