Short Term Capital Gain

LTCG on Sale of Equity Shares bought before 01-02-2018

Income Tax - Equity investors had a long tax holiday as the capital gains were not taxed and were exempt under section 10(38) until assessment year 2018-19. But Capital Gains on sale of equity shares in a listed company or unit of an equity oriented mutual fund (hereafter both are referred to as shares in this article) held […]...

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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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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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Provisions of 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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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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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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Gain on Sale of right to obtain flat- LTCG or STCG?

ITO (International Taxation) Vs Monish Kaan Tahilramani (ITAT Mumbai) - ITO (International Taxation) Vs Monish Kaan Tahilramani (ITAT Mumbai) The only surviving question that arise for consideration is manner of computation of the gains. It is noted that the assessee has paid upfront payment to the extent of 5% upon allotment and the balance payment has been spread over...

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Income from shares is capital gain if shares been held as investment with intention of Investment

ACIT Vs Shri Finance (ITAT Delhi) - Where the assessee had clear intention of being an investor and had held shares by way of investment, assessee was to be treated as investor and any gain arising out of transfer of shares was to be treated as ‘capital gain’ and not ‘business income’....

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Brought forward long-term capital loss and brought forward business loss can be set off against STCG computed U/s. 50

ITO Vs M/s Smart Sensors & Transducers Ltd. (ITAT Mumbai) - ITO Vs M/s Smart Sensors & Transducers Ltd. (ITAT Mumbai) As regards to set off of business loss against gain on sale of depreciable asset of factory building by the assessee, we find that the co-ordinate Bench of the Tribunal in the case of M/s. Raj Shree Roadlines vs ITO (ITA No.1627/Mum/2012)...

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STCG or LTCG on transfer of ESOP options depends on holding period

N. R. Ravikrishnan Vs ACIT (ITAT Bangalore) - Gain arising on transfer of ESOP options should be taxed as long term capital gains where the holding period was more than 3 years as assessee acquired a valuable and transferable right and the right of share constituted capital assets from the date of grant....

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Income from Share Trading in the nature of business cannot be treated as ‘Capital Gain’

Income-Tax Officer Vs Manusi Securities Pvt. Ltd. (ITAT Ahemdabad) - Assessee is regularly in the business of purchase-sale of equity shares, share transactions entered during the year were in large number, funds were borrowed for the purpose of trading, no separate account has been maintained for the investment portfolio and all the transactions of purchase sale rai...

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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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Recent Posts in "Short Term Capital Gain"

LTCG on Sale of Equity Shares bought before 01-02-2018

Equity investors had a long tax holiday as the capital gains were not taxed and were exempt under section 10(38) until assessment year 2018-19. But Capital Gains on sale of equity shares in a listed company or unit of an equity oriented mutual fund (hereafter both are referred to as shares in this article) held […]...

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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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Posted Under: Income Tax |

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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Provisions of 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....

Read More
Posted Under: Income Tax |

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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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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Capital Gain- Movable and Immovable Property

In the today scenario, you must have noticed, every one is thinking/taking about buying and selling the asset. But the question arises that, ‘Is every transaction of sale or purchase are taxable and exigible for Capital Gain Tax’. Hence, as a common person by listening the word Tax first question comes to in the mind […...

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Gain on Sale of right to obtain flat- LTCG or STCG?

ITO (International Taxation) Vs Monish Kaan Tahilramani (ITAT Mumbai)

ITO (International Taxation) Vs Monish Kaan Tahilramani (ITAT Mumbai) The only surviving question that arise for consideration is manner of computation of the gains. It is noted that the assessee has paid upfront payment to the extent of 5% upon allotment and the balance payment has been spread over by way of installment during the [&hell...

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Income from shares is capital gain if shares been held as investment with intention of Investment

ACIT Vs Shri Finance (ITAT Delhi)

Where the assessee had clear intention of being an investor and had held shares by way of investment, assessee was to be treated as investor and any gain arising out of transfer of shares was to be treated as ‘capital gain’ and not ‘business income’....

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Brought forward long-term capital loss and brought forward business loss can be set off against STCG computed U/s. 50

ITO Vs M/s Smart Sensors & Transducers Ltd. (ITAT Mumbai)

ITO Vs M/s Smart Sensors & Transducers Ltd. (ITAT Mumbai) As regards to set off of business loss against gain on sale of depreciable asset of factory building by the assessee, we find that the co-ordinate Bench of the Tribunal in the case of M/s. Raj Shree Roadlines vs ITO (ITA No.1627/Mum/2012) for A.Y . […]...

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