Short Term Capital Gain

Capital Gain – All you want to know

Income Tax - Computation of capital gain depends upon the nature of the capital asset transferred during the previous year, vis-à-vis, short-term capital asset, long-term capital asset or depreciable asset. Capital gain arising on transfer of short-term capital asset or depreciable asset is considered as short-term capital gain, whereas transfer of l...

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Income Tax on Short Term Capital Gain with examples

Income Tax - Gain arising on transfer of capital asset is charged to tax under the head Capital Gains. Income from capital gains is classified as Short Term Capital Gains and Long Term Capital Gains. In this part you can gain knowledge about the provisions relating to tax on Short Term Capital Gains....

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Tax on Long Term Capital Gain under Income Tax Act, 1961

Income Tax - The Article Discusses about Tax Treatment of Long Term Capital Gain arising from Transfer of Capital Assets under Income Tax Act, 1961. Articles discusses Meaning of Capital Assets, What Constitutes a Capital and what is not a capital Asset, How to Apply Indexation Provisions, Period for Computation of Long Term Capital Asset, Tax on lon...

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Section 54B Exemption on Capital Gains from Transfer of Agricultural Land

Income Tax - The Articles discusses about Basic conditions, Exemption Under Section 54B of Income Tax Act, 1961 available to Individual and HUF against Capital Gain Arising from Transfer of Agricultural Land by investment of Capital Gain amount in another land or in Capital Gains Deposit Account Scheme....

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Taxation of Capital Gain in India – FAQs

Income Tax - What incomes are charged to tax under the head Capital Gains? Ans: Any profit or gain arising from transfer of a capital asset during the year is charged to tax under the head Capital Gains.​...

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DTC: Jewellery, works of art, property to qualify as long-term investments even if held for a year

Income Tax - The Supreme Court will hear on September 10 the impleadment petition filed by the Forex Derivatives Consumers Forum along with the Special Leave Petition filed by Fixed Income Money Market and Derivatives Association of India (FIMMDA). Forex Derivatives Consumers Forum is a registered association of exporters from across the country, a ma...

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Shares Income: LTCG remains exempt and Short Term Capital Gain taxable at half the rate under DTC

Income Tax - DTC Billproposes to tax short-term capital gains arising from stocks and mutual funds at half the marginal rate.So, if your marginal tax rate is 30 per cent, you will pay a short-term capital gains tax at 15 per cent. As far as long-term capital gains tax goes, it has been kept out of the tax net, subject to the payment of securities tran...

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Taxman gears up to move apex court on its tax claims of around Rs 2,000 crore

Income Tax - The Income Tax department is all set to move the Supreme Court for a final judgement on its tax claims of around Rs 2,000 crore (Rs 20 billion) in cases involving dividend stripping prior to 2002-03. The taxman had lost the case in the Bombay high court last year. Though the government in 2005 put […]...

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Half-Yearly Audit Rule Puts Small Broking Companies in a Spot

Income Tax - The decision to make half-yearly internal audits obligatory for stock broking houses spells doom for smaller firms that are already burdened with low-trading turnover, dipping revenues and increased policy levies. According to a section of brokers, half-yearly internal audits will not only be difficult to implement, but also make a dent i...

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Article 13(4) of DTAA benefit is available on entire STCG/ LTCG before setting off brought forward STCG/LTCG

DCIT Vs Swiss Finance Corporation (ITAT Mumbai) - ITAT Mumbai held that assessee is entitled to claim benefit of Article 13(4) of DTAA in respect of entire current year Short/Long Term Capital Gains, without setting of the Brought Forward Short/Long Term Capital Gains....

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Disallowance of STCL was justified in case of drastic decrease in share rate

O3 Capital Global Advisory Pvt. Ltd. Vs DCIT (ITAT Bangalore) - Purchase and sale of shares were arranged transactions to create bogus capital short term capital loss in the garb of real transactions with the sole motive to claim short term capital loss so as to evade tax. Hence the same was not allowable under section 28....

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Gain from Sale of Car Parking Spaces Independent of Flat Sold is STCG if sold within 36 Month of Acquisition

Anjan Shivraju Prakash Vs ITO (ITAT Mumbai) - Anjan Shivraju Prakash Vs ITO (ITAT Mumbai) We find that the assessee purchased the impugned flat on 22/02/2007 and sold the same on 03/03/2012. The only issue dispute in this appeal is whether the capital gain arose in respect of sale of three car parking spaces could be treated as long term capita...

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Singapore Entity can carry forward short-term capital losses

Goldman Sachs India Investments (Singapore) PTE Limited Vs DCIT (ITAT Mumbai) - The provisions of the DTAA cannot be thrusted upon the Assessee simply because the Assessee is a tax resident of a country with which India has entered into a tax treaty or on account of the mere perception of the AO that the Assessee may claim benefits under the tax treaty in subsequent years. 2. S...

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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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No capital Gain on Rollover/Extension of Fixed Maturity Plans (FMPs) in same scheme

Circular No. 6/2015-Income Tax - (09/04/2015) - CIRCULAR NO. 6/2015, Dated: April 9, 2015 no capital gains will arise at the time of exercise of the option in the case of Fixed Maturity Plans (FMPs) by the investor to continue in the same scheme. The capital gains will, however, arise at the time of redemption of the units or opting of the scheme...

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Article 13(4) of DTAA benefit is available on entire STCG/ LTCG before setting off brought forward STCG/LTCG

DCIT Vs Swiss Finance Corporation (ITAT Mumbai)

ITAT Mumbai held that assessee is entitled to claim benefit of Article 13(4) of DTAA in respect of entire current year Short/Long Term Capital Gains, without setting of the Brought Forward Short/Long Term Capital Gains....

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Section 54EC deduction on Short Term Capital Gain from depreciable assets

Article explains How to claim deduction under section 54EC on Short Term Capital Gain on depreciable assets held for more than 36 Months. ...

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Disallowance of STCL was justified in case of drastic decrease in share rate

O3 Capital Global Advisory Pvt. Ltd. Vs DCIT (ITAT Bangalore)

Purchase and sale of shares were arranged transactions to create bogus capital short term capital loss in the garb of real transactions with the sole motive to claim short term capital loss so as to evade tax. Hence the same was not allowable under section 28....

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Capital Gain – All you want to know

Computation of capital gain depends upon the nature of the capital asset transferred during the previous year, vis-à-vis, short-term capital asset, long-term capital asset or depreciable asset. Capital gain arising on transfer of short-term capital asset or depreciable asset is considered as short-term capital gain, whereas transfer of l...

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Income Tax on Short Term Capital Gain with examples

Gain arising on transfer of capital asset is charged to tax under the head Capital Gains. Income from capital gains is classified as Short Term Capital Gains and Long Term Capital Gains. In this part you can gain knowledge about the provisions relating to tax on Short Term Capital Gains....

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Posted Under: Income Tax |

Tax on Long Term Capital Gain under Income Tax Act, 1961

The Article Discusses about Tax Treatment of Long Term Capital Gain arising from Transfer of Capital Assets under Income Tax Act, 1961. Articles discusses Meaning of Capital Assets, What Constitutes a Capital and what is not a capital Asset, How to Apply Indexation Provisions, Period for Computation of Long Term Capital Asset, Tax on lon...

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Section 54B Exemption on Capital Gains from Transfer of Agricultural Land

The Articles discusses about Basic conditions, Exemption Under Section 54B of Income Tax Act, 1961 available to Individual and HUF against Capital Gain Arising from Transfer of Agricultural Land by investment of Capital Gain amount in another land or in Capital Gains Deposit Account Scheme....

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Taxation of Capital Gain in India – FAQs

What incomes are charged to tax under the head Capital Gains? Ans: Any profit or gain arising from transfer of a capital asset during the year is charged to tax under the head Capital Gains.​...

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Gain from Sale of Car Parking Spaces Independent of Flat Sold is STCG if sold within 36 Month of Acquisition

Anjan Shivraju Prakash Vs ITO (ITAT Mumbai)

Anjan Shivraju Prakash Vs ITO (ITAT Mumbai) We find that the assessee purchased the impugned flat on 22/02/2007 and sold the same on 03/03/2012. The only issue dispute in this appeal is whether the capital gain arose in respect of sale of three car parking spaces could be treated as long term capital gain. The […]...

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Short Term Capital Gain Loss

When the amount received from the sale of capital asset is less than cost of acquisition plus expenses on transfer can be termed as capital losses. The loss can be earned from any of the Short-Term Capital loss or Long Term Capital loss depending upon the period of holding. Capital Asset is an asset or property […]...

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