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Income Tax Updates for May 2019

Corporate Law - NEWS DIRECT TAX 1. CBDT notifies TIEA between India-Marshall Islands. [Notification no 40/2019/F.No. 503/1/2018-FT & TR– IV] 2. Form 15H can be furnished if no tax payable on income after sec. 87A rebate. [Notification No. 41/2019/F. No. 370142/5/2019-TPL] 3. CBDT releases draft notification proposing new audit report Form for Trust...

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SC decision on PF calculation lowered take home Salary

Corporate Law - For employees with monthly pay of less than Rs 15,000, however, inclusion of all allowances in wages for PF calculation would result in a lower take-home salary. For employees with monthly pay of more than Rs15,000, Calculation of PF for Employer Contribution will be restricted to 12% of Rs. 15,000 only. So there will be no impact for su...

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Impact of Supreme Court decision on PF wages and its impact

Corporate Law - Most of the establishments consider Basic wages and Dearness Allowance for PF contribution by the employee and the employer, since The EPF Act is in force. (more than 65 years.) The Honorable Supreme Court has given a decision on 28-02-2019 about which allowances are to be included in addition to Basic + DA, in PF wages for contributio...

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Bogus Share Premium/Share Capital – Responsibility of Assessee to Prove with Cognet Evidence

Corporate Law - Merely because assessee company had filed all primary evidence, it could not be said that onus on assessee to establish credit worthiness of investor companies stood discharged u/s 68 of the Income Tax Act, 1961....

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Private Placement – of Shares or Unaccounted Money ???

Corporate Law - Recent Judgement of Hon’ble Supreme Court in case of NRA Iron and Steel Pvt Ltd.- After this judgement, the authorities would get right to question the integrity of every issue or reissue of share capital, especially those by company in which public are not substantially interested because these companies generally issue shares on priva...

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Bar Council to Protest Hon’ble SC decision banning Strike /boycott of Court

Corporate Law - Hon'ble Apex Court has restrained the Bar Associations/Bar Councils to give a call for strike/boycott/abstention/s of the Court in any event. The Judgment is a direct attack on the fundamental rights of the Lawyers. The meeting is being held to consider the line of action in this regard....

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Accredited Media Persons allowed to carry Mobile Phones Inside SC Courtrooms

Corporate Law - It is submitted that Hon'ble the Chief Justice of India vide orders dated 11.05.2018 has been pleased to accede to the request of the accredited Media Persons to allow mobile phones on silent mode inside the Court Rooms. It has been directed that a cellphone creating any disturbance/nuisance inside Court Room will be confiscated by the Co...

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Text of Letter From 4 Senior SC Judges to to Chief Justice of India

Corporate Law - It is with great anguish and concern that we have thought it proper to address this letter to you so as to highlight certain judicial orders passed by thin Court which has adversely affected the overall functioning of the justice delivery system and the independence of the High Courts besides impacting the administrative functioning of th...

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An overview of new Automated Listing of Cases Before SC

Corporate Law - Fresh admission cases registered from Saturday to Tuesday will be listed on the following Court working Monday or the notified miscellanous day and fresh cases registered from Wednesday to Friday will be listed on next the following Court working Friday or the notified Miscellaneous day, from the date of removal of office objections, if a...

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Highlights of SC Judgement on Aadhar PAN Linkage

Corporate Law - Supreme Court of India in its Landmark Judgement has upheld Section 139AA of the Income Tax Act,1961 as constitutionally valid which required quoting of the Aadhaar number in applying for PAN as well as for filing of income tax returns....

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Company includes partnership firm | Section 141 | Negotiable Instruments Act

G Ramesh Vs Kanike Harish Kumar Ujwal & Anr. (Supreme Court of India) - G Ramesh Vs Kanike Harish Kumar Ujwal & Anr. (Supreme Court of India) In terms of the explanation to Section 141, the expression ‘company’ has been defined to mean any body corporate and to include a firm or other association of Sub-section (1) of Section 141 postulates that where an...

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Sec 68 No additions if assessee proves identity of share applicants: SC

Pr. CIT Vs M/S. E Smart Systems Pvt. Ltd. (Supreme Court) - Pr. CIT Vs M/s. E Smart Systems Pvt. Ltd. (Supreme Court ) Supreme Court in this Case upheld the Judgment of Hon’ble Delhi High Court and dismissed the Special Leave Petition filed by Income Tax Department. High Court  held that AO did not dispute the veracity of the documents produced. Furth...

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NCLAT order allowing re-opening of books and re-casting of financial statements of IL&FS valid: SC

Hari Sankaran Vs Union of India & amp (Supreme Court of India) - Hari Sankaran Vs Union of India & amp (Supreme Court of India) Civil Appeal No. 3747 of 2019 titled Hari Sankaran vs. Union of India & Others filed by Ex-Director of Infrastructure Leasing & Financial Services Limited before the Apex Court has been dismissed by the Hon’ble Cour...

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GST: SC stays Gujarat HC decision which held Section 140(3)(iv) ultra-vires

Union of India Vs Filco Trade Centre Pvt Ltd (Supreme Court) - Union of India Vs Filco Trade Centre Pvt Ltd (Supreme Court) The instant petition was filed challenging the Constitutional vires of Section 140(3)(iv) of CGST Act, 2017 – The Gujarat High Court held that no just, reasonable or plausible reason is shown for making such retrospective provision t...

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Interest payable on differential duty payable due to retrospective price escalation

M/s. Steel Authority of India Ltd. Vs Commissioner of Central Excise (Supreme Court) - M/s. Steel Authority of India Ltd. Vs Commissioner of Central Excise (Supreme Court) Larger Bench of Supreme Court has held that interest for delayed payment of Central Excise duty is liable to be paid on the differential excise duty payable due to retrospective price escala Earlier, doubting the co...

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SC revises Format for Index of Case File/ Paper book

F.No.172/Judl./2017 - (02/06/2017) - It it hereby notified for information of the Members of Bar, Parties-in-Person and all concerned that the Competent Authority has directed that henceforth the case file/paper book shall have one common index, having running pagination, as per the format attached herewith....

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SC Guideline for Listing of urgent matters during Vacations

F.No. 169/Judl./2017 - (01/05/2017) - It is hereby notified for the information of all concerned that the following norms/guidelines have been laid down for listing of urgent matters during the ensuing vacation viz. from 11.5.2017 to 2.7.2017 :...

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Advocates only in proper uniform be allowed entry into Court Rooms – SC

NA - (02/12/2014) - On 24.11.2014 an Advocate, wearing Black Gown, Band and Saffron colour long gown entered into the Hon'ble Chief Justice's Court which was viewed seriously. It has been directed that, in future, Advocates only in proper uniform be allowed entry into the Court Rooms....

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‘Stainless steel wire’ is not declared goods under MVAT Provisions

Trade Circular No. 11 T of 2014 - (04/04/2014) - The matter is referred to Government for guidance as to whether the Supreme Court judgement be enforced for transactions effected prior to the date of the Supreme Court judgement i.e 26.4.2011....

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Rape is morally and physically most reprehensible crime in society – SC

NA - (20/05/2013) - Being the most hated crime, rape tantamounts to a serious blow to the supreme honour of a woman, and offends both, her esteem and dignity. It causes psychological and physical harm to the victim, leaving upon her indelible marks....

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Company includes partnership firm | Section 141 | Negotiable Instruments Act

G Ramesh Vs Kanike Harish Kumar Ujwal & Anr. (Supreme Court of India)

G Ramesh Vs Kanike Harish Kumar Ujwal & Anr. (Supreme Court of India) In terms of the explanation to Section 141, the expression ‘company’ has been defined to mean any body corporate and to include a firm or other association of Sub-section (1) of Section 141 postulates that where an offence is committed under Section [&he...

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Sec 68 No additions if assessee proves identity of share applicants: SC

Pr. CIT Vs M/S. E Smart Systems Pvt. Ltd. (Supreme Court)

Pr. CIT Vs M/s. E Smart Systems Pvt. Ltd. (Supreme Court ) Supreme Court in this Case upheld the Judgment of Hon’ble Delhi High Court and dismissed the Special Leave Petition filed by Income Tax Department. High Court  held that AO did not dispute the veracity of the documents produced. Furthermore, the two individuals who [&hellip...

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Income Tax Updates for May 2019

NEWS DIRECT TAX 1. CBDT notifies TIEA between India-Marshall Islands. [Notification no 40/2019/F.No. 503/1/2018-FT & TR– IV] 2. Form 15H can be furnished if no tax payable on income after sec. 87A rebate. [Notification No. 41/2019/F. No. 370142/5/2019-TPL] 3. CBDT releases draft notification proposing new audit report Form for Trust...

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NCLAT order allowing re-opening of books and re-casting of financial statements of IL&FS valid: SC

Hari Sankaran Vs Union of India & amp (Supreme Court of India)

Hari Sankaran Vs Union of India & amp (Supreme Court of India) Civil Appeal No. 3747 of 2019 titled Hari Sankaran vs. Union of India & Others filed by Ex-Director of Infrastructure Leasing & Financial Services Limited before the Apex Court has been dismissed by the Hon’ble Court. The Civil Appeal No.3747/2019 was fil...

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GST: SC stays Gujarat HC decision which held Section 140(3)(iv) ultra-vires

Union of India Vs Filco Trade Centre Pvt Ltd (Supreme Court)

Union of India Vs Filco Trade Centre Pvt Ltd (Supreme Court) The instant petition was filed challenging the Constitutional vires of Section 140(3)(iv) of CGST Act, 2017 – The Gujarat High Court held that no just, reasonable or plausible reason is shown for making such retrospective provision taking away the vested rights – cla...

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Interest payable on differential duty payable due to retrospective price escalation

M/s. Steel Authority of India Ltd. Vs Commissioner of Central Excise (Supreme Court)

M/s. Steel Authority of India Ltd. Vs Commissioner of Central Excise (Supreme Court) Larger Bench of Supreme Court has held that interest for delayed payment of Central Excise duty is liable to be paid on the differential excise duty payable due to retrospective price escala Earlier, doubting the correctness of the Supreme Court decision ...

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SC to clarify position of law on power to arrest under GST

Union of India Vs Sapna Jain & Ors. (Supreme Court of India)

As the accused-respondents have been granted the privilege of pre-arrest bail by the High Court by the impugned orders, at this stage, we are not inclined to interfere with the same. However, we make it clear that the High Courts while entertaining such request in future, will keep in mind that this Court by order dated 27.5.2019 passed i...

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Homeopathic Hair Oil exempted from Tax till 1995-96 under APGST Act, 1957: SC

Commissioner of Commercial Taxes Vs M/s. Aswini Homeo Pharmacy (Supreme Court)

Commissioner of Commercial Taxes Vs Ms Aswini Homeo Pharmacy (Supreme Court) The fact that the respondent is using the Homeopathic Pharmacopoeia referred to earlier in manufacturing of the hair oil has not been traversed by the appellant. Neither has the Commissioner dealt with that contention of the respondent nor was such a plea taken b...

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SC denies bail in Circular Trading / Fraudulent GST ITC Claim case

P.V. Ramana Reddy Vs Union of India & Ors. (Supreme Court of India)

Supreme Court has upheld Telangana High Court judgment in the case of P.V. Ramana Reddy Vs Union of India & Ors. that held that a person can be arrested by the competent authority in cases of Goods and Service Tax (GST) evasion....

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S. 43B Conversion of outstanding interest into loan not amount to payment

CIT Vs M/s Gujarat Cypromet Ltd. (Supreme Court of India)

CIT Vs. M/s Gujarat Cypromet Ltd. (Supreme Court of India) The conversion of outstanding interest into loan does not amount to actual payment of the interest in order to qualify for deduction in view of the retrospective insertion of Explanation 3C to Section 43B of Income Tax Act, 1961. FULL TEXT OF THE SUPREME COURT […]...

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