Section 54F

Capital gains under Income Tax Act 1961

Income Tax - Any Income derived from a Capital asset movable or immovable is taxable under the head Capital Gains under Income Tax Act 1961. The Capital Gains have been divided in two parts under Income Tax Act 1961. One is short term capital gain and other is long term capital gain....

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Is Allotment Letter Adequate enough for section 54F exemption

Income Tax - Whether The Allotment Letter Is Adequate Enough For Grant of Exemption U/S 54F of The Income Tax Act, 1961? Section 54F of the Income Tax Act, 1961 provides for exemption from tax on Capital gain on transfer of certain capital assets, in case of investment in residential house. While Section 54 grants relief from tax […]...

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Impetus to start-ups – a tax and regulatory perspective

Income Tax - In todays environment, start-ups are crucial as they focus on innovation, lead to employment generation and promote research and development. As per recent study conducted by IBM and Oxford, 90% of India’s start-ups fail within the first five years despite Indias entrepreneurial strengths....

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Government wants you to own a house

Income Tax - The government wants you to own a house and the same becomes evident from the various tax benefits allowed under the income tax laws to the persons who own a house. Let us understand the various beneficial tax provisions which prove that the government wants you to own a house....

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Section 54/54F- Cost of new residential house includes cost of land also!

Income Tax - This article aims to highlight the meaning of 'Cost of new residential house' in the context of deduction under section 54 of Income Tax Act. To resolve the controversy of claiming deduction under section 54/54F of the Act, 'cost of new residential property includes cost of land'....

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Representation to FM on Concerns of Chartered Accountants

Income Tax - We have not noticed any heed being extended towards various issues and possible solutions we have proposed through those representations to your good selves and it gives an impression to us that the same were safely brushed aside by your ministry....

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Request to extend time limits under section 54 to 54GB

Income Tax - KSCAA has requested to Hon’ble Minister of Finance to extend various time limits under section 54 to 54GB of the Income-tax Act, 1961 (the Act). It is requested that various due dates for compliance and completion of specified actions under sections 54 to 54GB of the Act which falls between 20.03.2020 to 30.03.2021 (as against […...

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Request for extension of due dates of Tax Audit Reports/ITR

Income Tax - All India Federation of Tax Practitioners (CZ) has requested CBDT that due date of filing return of income u/s 139(1) for all the assesses be suitably extended, to 28.02.2021,from the current extended due date of 31.12.2020 for AY 2020-21. Simultaneously, the ‘specified date’ for filing tax audit reports be extended from 31.12...

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ICAI requests for extension of various Income-tax due dates

Income Tax - Direct Taxes Committee of ICAI has Request(s) for extension of various due dates under Income-tax Act, 1961 especially Tax Audit Reports and related returns including Income Tax Return Forms for AY 2020-21 to Chairman, Central Board of Taxes.  Full text of the Representation is as follows:- Request(s) for extension of various due dates u...

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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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Section 54F deduction eligible on house property purchased in wife name

Dharamvir Singh Vs I.T.O. (ITAT Jaipur) - We also hold that the assessee is eligible for deduction U/s 54F of the Act in respect of residential house property purchased in the name of his wife....

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Date of allotment relevant for determining STCG/LTCG & Section 54/54F exemption

Mahendrasingh Ramsingh Jadav Vs. ITO (ITAT Bangalore) - Mahendrasingh Ramsingh Jadav Vs. ITO (ITAT Bangalore) Assessee gets a right to the impugned property on the date of allotment letter, i.e., on 22.02.2006 and payment of instalment as per the terms is only a follow up action and taking delivery of possession is only a formality. Therefore, reckoning ...

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Section 54 deduction cannot be denied for claiming under Section 54F

Satish S. Prabhu Vs ACIT (ITAT Mumbai) - If that is the case, the deduction claimed by the assessee should have been allowed under the correct provision. Merely because the assessee has claimed deduction under section 54F of the Act, by treating the flat as a commercial property, assessee’s claim of deduction under section 54 of the Act ...

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Section 54F exemption allowable on sale proceed utilised for construction of residential property Within a period of 3 years

Rajyalakshmi Reguraj Vs ITO (ITAT Bangalore) - Rajyalakshmi Reguraj Vs ITO (ITAT Bangalore) The A.O. had restricted the claim of exemption u/s 54F of the I.T.Act for the reason that the assessee had utilized only the sale consideration of Rs.1,75,83,000 out of the balance sale consideration of Rs.1,90,00,000 (Rs.2,40,00,000 – Rs.50,00,000) for...

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An independent building having multiple residential units can be treated as ‘one residential house” for Section 54F

Halesh K.C. Vs ITO (ITAT Bangalore) - AO, accordingly, took the view that each of the unit is separate house. Since deduction u/s 54F of the Act is not permitted, if the assessee is having more than one house property, the AO rejected the claim for deduction u/s 54F of the Act....

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Govt Extends due dates under Income Tax Law & Benami laws

Notification No. 35/202-Income Tax [S.O. 2033(E)] and Press Release ID: 1634070 - (24/06/2020) - Vide Income Tax Notification No. 35/2020 dated 24.06.2020  govt extends  Due date for ITR for FY 2018-19  upto 31.07.2020, Last date for investments to be eligible for deduction under Chapter VI-A i.e. 80C, 80D etc for the FY 2019-20 [AY 2020-21] upto 31.07.2020, Last date for ITR for FY 2019-20 ...

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Section 54F deduction eligible on house property purchased in wife name

Dharamvir Singh Vs I.T.O. (ITAT Jaipur)

We also hold that the assessee is eligible for deduction U/s 54F of the Act in respect of residential house property purchased in the name of his wife....

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Date of allotment relevant for determining STCG/LTCG & Section 54/54F exemption

Mahendrasingh Ramsingh Jadav Vs. ITO (ITAT Bangalore)

Mahendrasingh Ramsingh Jadav Vs. ITO (ITAT Bangalore) Assessee gets a right to the impugned property on the date of allotment letter, i.e., on 22.02.2006 and payment of instalment as per the terms is only a follow up action and taking delivery of possession is only a formality. Therefore, reckoning the period from 22.02.2006, i.e. the [&h...

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Section 54 deduction cannot be denied for claiming under Section 54F

Satish S. Prabhu Vs ACIT (ITAT Mumbai)

If that is the case, the deduction claimed by the assessee should have been allowed under the correct provision. Merely because the assessee has claimed deduction under section 54F of the Act, by treating the flat as a commercial property, assessee’s claim of deduction under section 54 of the Act cannot be disallowed if the assessee ful...

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Section 54F exemption allowable on sale proceed utilised for construction of residential property Within a period of 3 years

Rajyalakshmi Reguraj Vs ITO (ITAT Bangalore)

Rajyalakshmi Reguraj Vs ITO (ITAT Bangalore) The A.O. had restricted the claim of exemption u/s 54F of the I.T.Act for the reason that the assessee had utilized only the sale consideration of Rs.1,75,83,000 out of the balance sale consideration of Rs.1,90,00,000 (Rs.2,40,00,000 – Rs.50,00,000) for the construction of a residential house...

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An independent building having multiple residential units can be treated as ‘one residential house” for Section 54F

Halesh K.C. Vs ITO (ITAT Bangalore)

AO, accordingly, took the view that each of the unit is separate house. Since deduction u/s 54F of the Act is not permitted, if the assessee is having more than one house property, the AO rejected the claim for deduction u/s 54F of the Act....

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Section 54F exemption eligible on residential house in daughter’s name

Shri Krishnappa Jayaramaiah Vs ITO (ITAT Bangalore)

We are of the opinion that the assessee has invested the sale consideration on transfer of Capital Asset in purchasing a new residential property in the name of Smt. Shailaja J who is being married widowed dependent daughter of the assessee and also legal heir of the assessee. Accordingly, we direct the Assessing Officer to grant exemptio...

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Section 54F exemption allowable on amount expended within time but not deposited in capital gain account scheme

Haider Noman Kohrakiwala Vs ACIT (ITAT Bangalore)

Since assessee had expended the amount well within period of 3 years from the date of sale of original asset, assessee was entitled to proportionate deduction under section 54F though the assessee had not deposited capital gains amount in the Capital Gains Account Scheme within the prescribed time....

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Section 54F exemption on renovation/re-modification expense of house

Juveria Begum Vs Income Tax Officer (ITAT Hyderabad)

Juveria Begum Vs ITO (ITAT Hyderabad) Section 54F of the Act only mandates that the capital gain should be invested in ‘a residential house’ within the stipulated time by way of purchase or construction. Thus, the amount spent on renovation of such residential house by an assessee according to his requirements is also allowable as [&h...

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Representation to FM on Concerns of Chartered Accountants

We have not noticed any heed being extended towards various issues and possible solutions we have proposed through those representations to your good selves and it gives an impression to us that the same were safely brushed aside by your ministry....

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ITAT allows section 54 deduction on multiple flats in same premises

Maurice Patrick De Rebello Vs ITO (ITAT Bangalore)

Maurice Patrick De Rebello Vs ITO (ITAT Bangalore) The facts of the assessee’s case are similar to the case of Smt.K.G.Rukminiamma reported in 331 ITR 221 (Kar.) In the case of K.G.Rukminiamma (supra) the assessee on a site measuring 30′ x 110′ had a residential premises. Under a joint development agreement the assessee gave...

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