section 54EC

Tax on Sale of Under Construction Property, Indexation & Benefit U/s. 54 / 54EC

Income Tax - Whether the Right to own the Property is a Capital Asset? What is a capital asset is defined in section 2(14) of the I.T. Act, 1961. Under that provision, a capital asset means property of any kind held by an assessee, whether or not connected with his business or profession. The other sub-clauses which deal with what property is not incl...

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Tax benefit under section 54EC on long term capital gain

Income Tax - The benefit under section 54EC can be availed of only if there is an income from a capital asset, being  long-term in nature. Long-term capital gains are the profit that a person makes when he sells any capital asset (wef A.Y 2019-20, the said long term capital asset shall be land or building or both) which he has held for a period excee...

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Capital Gain on Real Estate Transactions

Income Tax - Introduction- The topic of taxation of capital gains on real estate transaction under the income tax act is live and ever interesting topic from point of view of all concerned with such taxation. This is one set of provisions in the Act which has raised maximum number of issues of interpretation. In the recent years several amendments ...

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Exemption under Section 54, 54EC & 54F -FAQs & case laws

Income Tax - Article Explains Exemption / Deduction under Section 54, Section 54EC & Section 54F of Income Tax Act, 1961 with FAQs and Case Laws. It explains regarding Capital Gain Account Scheme, deduction on multiple sales & purchases of residential houses, capital gains arising from sale of more than one house...

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All about Section 54, 54B, 54D, 54F, 54GA, 54EC, 54G & 54GB

Income Tax - Article Explains all about Section 54, Section 54B, Section 54D, Section 54G/ 54GA in case of shifting to SEZ, Section 54EC, Section 54F and Section 54GB...

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Raise Section 54EC Capital gains exemption limit to Rs. 1 Crore: ICAI

Income Tax - In furtherance of the existing proviso to section 54EC, a new proviso has been inserted to clarify that the investment made by an assessee in the long-term specified asset, from capital gains arising from transfer of one or more original assets,...

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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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Reduction in Coupon Rate on 54EC Bonds from 6% P.A. to 5.25% P.A.

Income Tax - Application Money to be credited in NHAI’s Collection Accounts on or after 1st December 2016 will be 5.2 5% P.A. till maturity of bonds...

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Assessee cannot claim exemption U/s. 54F and 54EC for investment made by spouse

Shri Raghuram P Nambyar Vs Asst. Commissioner of Income Tax (ITAT Bangalore) - These are appeals filed by two assessees who are wife and husband. One appeal in IT(IT)A No.12/Bang/2014 is by Smt.Veena Nambyar directed against the order passed by the CIT (Appeals) -4, Bangalore dt.20.2.2014, in respect of the order of assessment passed. 143(3) of the Income Tax Act, 1961 (in sho...

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Section 54EC exemption cannot be claimed on Sale consideration of Property seized by IT Dept.

Jatender Singh Marvaha Vs D.DI.T (ITAT Kolkata) - Both AO & CIT-A have denied the claim of exemption of Rs.40,00,000/- for want of proper evidence showing the capital gains were invested in specified bonds i.e provided by the Government of India, National Highway Authority Bonds (NHAI). The deduction u/s. 54EC of the Act is permissible if the amoun...

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Transfer u/s 2(47)(v) in case of Development Agreement completes when complete control over property passed on to developer

CIT Vs. Dr. Arvind S. Phake (Bombay High Court) - Heard the learned counsel appearing for the appellant. The challenge is to the judgement and order passed by the Income Tax Appellate Tribunal, Pune Bench A at Pune (for short Appellate Tribunal) on 30th April, 2014. The substantial questions of law which are placed into service are the questions wh...

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ITAT Section 54EC exemption for Investing in REC Bonds of Rs.50 Lakh each in 2 Financial Years for A.Y. prior to 2015-16

Asst. C.I.T Vs Shri Upendra C. Parekh (ITAT Mumbai) - Government only intended to restrict the investment in a particular financial year and accordingly has fixed the limit of Rs. 50,00,000/- as permissible limit in a particular financial year. The Government did not intend to restrict the maximum amount of exemption permissible under Section 54EC....

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Deduction u/s. 54EC allowable on Actual sale Consideration, not on value determined U/s. 50C

Sri Nikhilesh Sadhukhan Vs Income Tax Officer (ITAT Kolkata) - In the instant case the impugned property was sold at a value lesser than the value adopted for the purpose of stamp duty. Therefore the valuation determined for the purpose of stamp valuation is taken as sale consideration. However, such deeming provision cannot be applied to the provision of law a...

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No TDS on interest on IRFCL 54EC Capital Gains Bond

Notification No. 28/2018-Income Tax - (18/06/2018) - Central Government notifies Indian Railway Finance Corporation Limited 54EC Capital Gains Bond issued by Indian Railway Finance Corporation Limited (IRFCL) vide Notification No. 27/2018-Income Tax for exemption from TDS provisions under clause (iib) of the proviso to section 193 of the Income-tax Ac...

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No TDS on PFC Section 54EC Capital Gains Bond

Notification No. 27/2018-Income Tax - (18/06/2018) - Central Government notifies Power Finance Corporation Limited 54EC Capital Gains Bond issued by Power Finance Corporation Limited (PFC Limited) vide Notification No. 27/2018-Income Tax for exemption from TDS provisions under clause (iib) of the proviso to section 193 of the Income-tax Act, 1961. MIN...

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Bonds issued by PFC Ltd eligible for Section 54EC Exemption

Notification No. 47/2017-Income Tax - (08/06/2017) - Section 54EC- Govt Notifies that any bond redeemable after three years and issued on or after 15th June, 2017 by Power Finance Corporation PFC) Limited...

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Recent Posts in "section 54EC"

Tax on Sale of Under Construction Property, Indexation & Benefit U/s. 54 / 54EC

Whether the Right to own the Property is a Capital Asset? What is a capital asset is defined in section 2(14) of the I.T. Act, 1961. Under that provision, a capital asset means property of any kind held by an assessee, whether or not connected with his business or profession. The other sub-clauses which deal with what property is not incl...

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Tax benefit under section 54EC on long term capital gain

The benefit under section 54EC can be availed of only if there is an income from a capital asset, being  long-term in nature. Long-term capital gains are the profit that a person makes when he sells any capital asset (wef A.Y 2019-20, the said long term capital asset shall be land or building or both) which he has held for a period excee...

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Capital Gain on Real Estate Transactions

Introduction- The topic of taxation of capital gains on real estate transaction under the income tax act is live and ever interesting topic from point of view of all concerned with such taxation. This is one set of provisions in the Act which has raised maximum number of issues of interpretation. In the recent years several amendments ...

Read More
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Exemption under Section 54, 54EC & 54F -FAQs & case laws

Article Explains Exemption / Deduction under Section 54, Section 54EC & Section 54F of Income Tax Act, 1961 with FAQs and Case Laws. It explains regarding Capital Gain Account Scheme, deduction on multiple sales & purchases of residential houses, capital gains arising from sale of more than one house...

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All about Section 54, 54B, 54D, 54F, 54GA, 54EC, 54G & 54GB

Article Explains all about Section 54, Section 54B, Section 54D, Section 54G/ 54GA in case of shifting to SEZ, Section 54EC, Section 54F and Section 54GB...

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Capital Gains Accounts Scheme – How to open / Tax Benefits

Capital gains arise when the consideration received on transfer or sale of a property is more than its indexed cost. The amount of capital gains that is not appropriated by an assessee towards the purchase of another property before one year from the date of transfer or within two year from the date of transfer of the original property...

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Tax on sale of under construction property

In case you sale a property booked by you before you you take the possession, the profits made on such sale will depend on the time interval between your date of booking the property and the date of agreement to transfer your right in the under construction property. In case the interval is not more than 24 months, the profits so made sh...

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Brief Synopsis of Capital Gain Exemption u/s 54, 54EC & 54F

As we had discussed about the taxation rules on sale of immovable property, in the article on Capital Gain on Immovable Property we are here to understand the benefits that can be claimed under section 54, 54EC & 54F to save tax on long term capital gains...

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No TDS on interest on IRFCL 54EC Capital Gains Bond

Notification No. 28/2018-Income Tax (18/06/2018)

Central Government notifies Indian Railway Finance Corporation Limited 54EC Capital Gains Bond issued by Indian Railway Finance Corporation Limited (IRFCL) vide Notification No. 27/2018-Income Tax for exemption from TDS provisions under clause (iib) of the proviso to section 193 of the Income-tax Act, 1961. MINISTRY OF FINANCE (Department...

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No TDS on PFC Section 54EC Capital Gains Bond

Notification No. 27/2018-Income Tax (18/06/2018)

Central Government notifies Power Finance Corporation Limited 54EC Capital Gains Bond issued by Power Finance Corporation Limited (PFC Limited) vide Notification No. 27/2018-Income Tax for exemption from TDS provisions under clause (iib) of the proviso to section 193 of the Income-tax Act, 1961. MINISTRY OF FINANCE (Department of Revenue)...

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