Tax Audit

Section 44AD: Presumptive Taxation for Business Income for AY 2018-19

Income Tax - The 6% or 8% is the minimum taxable limit and declaration of business income below this limit will cause a taxpayer to maintain proper books of accounts in order to justify his low income. He would also be required to file tax audit if his total income exceeds the maximum amount not chargeable to income-tax [In AY 2018-19 for normal taxpa...

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Is Tax Audit Necessary in every case where Section 44AD is applicable but Net Profit is less than 8% / 6%

Income Tax - The Section 44AD of the Income Tax Act contains special provisions for computing profits and gains of a business on presumptive basis. According to this section the profits and gains from eligible businesses carried by an eligible assessee are required to be computed at least at the rate of 8% / 6% of the total turnover / gross receipts....

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An Analysis of 5 Year Restriction under Section 44AD of Income Tax Act, 1961

Income Tax - The Section 44AD of the Income Tax Act contains special provisions for computing profits and gains of a business on presumptive basis. According to this section the profits and gains from eligible businesses carried by an eligible assesse are required to be computed at least at the rate of 8% / 6% of the total turnover / gross receipts. H...

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Applicability of Tax Audit U/s 44AB (As Amended By Finance Act, 2017)

Income Tax - As we all know that the finance act 2017 which is applicable for the previous year 2017-18 has made an amendment in Section 44AB (Tax Audit) by inserting a new proviso which has made the applicability of this section completely different....

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Income Tax audit under section 44AB​: FAQs

Income Tax - ​Articles deals with Income Tax Audit Provisions in India. It explains What is tax audit, objective of tax audit, who is compulsorily required to get his accounts audited, What are Form Nos. 3CA/3CB and 3CD, Due Date for Tax Audit, penalty for not getting the accounts audited as required by section 44AB....

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ITR / Tax Audit Due date extended to 7th November 2017

Income Tax - Income Tax Department has extended tax audit due date for ay 2017-18 and Income Tax Return filing due date for ay 2017-18 vide its notification dated 31st October 2017. Extended due date for filing of Tax Audit Report and Income Tax Return for AY 2017-18 fot those Assessee who filing date for same was 30th […]...

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Advise clients to timely approve tax audit reports: ICAI

Income Tax - Members are requested to advise their clients to timely approve the tax audit reports under their digital signatures for the AY 2017-18 uploaded by them on the e-filing portal The Department of Income-tax (Systems) has informed ICAI that a large number of tax audit reports have been uploaded by the members but the same have […]...

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AIFTF requests extension of date for filing Income Tax Returns for AY 2017-18

Income Tax - Your Honor are well aware that this year, professionals are busy in making compliance with GST obligations. GST Act is new, compliances are many, notifications are being issued everyday and the technical glitches in the system have aggravated the problems. Further dates are being extended everyday and the professionals have to make the co...

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ICAI Request for Tax Audit / ITR Due Date extension to 30th Nov 2017

Income Tax - Request to extend the due date of filing Income-tax returns for assessees mentioned under clause (a) of Explanation 2 to Section 139(1) and Tax Audit report u/s 44AB for the AY 2017-18 from 31st October, 2017 to 30th November, 2017...

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Tax Audit /ITR Due date for AY 2016-17 extended to 17.10.2016

Income Tax - Due date for filing return & TAR for assessee whose due date for filing income tax return is 30th Sept (being Company,firms,and other required to get accounts audited under income tax act or other law and working partners of such firm) is extended to 17th October 2016 ...

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No penalty for failure to get books audited for Bonafide belief of non-applicability of Audit

P.D. Usha Rani Vs. The Income Tax Officer (ITAT Hyderabad) - Penalty u/s. 271B is attracted for failure to get accounts audited u/s. 44AB. Even though the law prescribes the levy of penalty, in case of default, the same is not automatic as provisions of Section 273B gives relief, when there is a reasonable cause....

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Penalty for failure to get account audited not justified if assessee acted bona fide

Off- Shore India Ltd. Vs. Deputy Commissioner of Income-tax (ITAT Kolkata) - Even though the net profit / loss arising from the purchase and sale of securities was disclosed by the assessee in the profit and loss account, the value of such securities held by the assessee was fully and truly disclosed by the assessee under the head investment in the relevant balance sheet. ...

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No Penalty on Tax Audit Report Obtained on last day of due date

Chopra Properties Vs ACIT (ITAT Delhi) - Chopra Properties Vs ACIT (ITAT Delhi) AO was of the view that according to provisions of Section 44AB assessee is required to get his accounts audited before specified date and not on the specified date. Therefore, as assessee has obtained this tax audit report on 30th September 2008 and not before...

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Bombay HC criticises CBDT move of extending of ITR due date for only two states & one Union territory

The chambers of Tax Consultant & Others Vs UOI (Bombay High Court) - It was argued that the above decisions were accepted by CBDT and the due date was extended in the respective territories of the High Court’s jurisdiction. Hon’ble HC after considering the above two judgments held that held that it is very unfair that benefit regarding an all India statute is res...

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Analysis of Gujarat HC judgement directing CBDT to extend ITR due date to 31.10.2015

All Gujarat Federation of Tax Consultants Vs CBDT (Gujarat High Court) - By this petition under article 226 of Constitution of India petitioners sought relief by way of writ and prayed before court that due date of filing ITR should be extended upto 30.11.2015. Following relief were sought in this instant writ petition...

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CBDT Order on extension of due date of ITR / TAR to 7th Nov 2017

F.No. 225/270/2017/ITA.II - (31/10/2017) - CBDT further extends the 'due-date' for filing income-tax returns and reports of audit pertaining to Assessment Year 2017-2018 from 31st October, 2017 to 7th November, 2017...

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Due date to file ITR & Income Tax Audit Reports extended to 31.10.2017

No. 225/270/2017/ITA.II - (31/08/2017) - CBDT hereby extends the 'due-date' prescribed therein for filing the return of income as well as various reports of audit prescribed under the Income-tax Act which are required to be filed by the said 'due date' from 30th September, 2017 to 31st October, 2017....

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CBDT relaxes PAN requirement for Section 269T reporting in 3CD

Notification No. 60/2017-Income Tax / G.S.R. 841(E) - (06/07/2017) - G.S.R. 841(E).—In the notification of the Government of India, Ministry of Finance, Department of Revenue (Central Board of Direct Taxes), number 58/2017, dated the 3rd July, 2017, published vide number G.S.R. 821(E) dated the 3rd July, 2017, in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part II, Sectio...

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CBDT amends form 3CD to revise reporting U/s. 269SS & 269T

Notification No. 58/2017-Income Tax / G.S.R. 821(E) - (03/07/2017) - In the Income-tax Rules, 1962, in Appendix II, in Form No. 3CD, for serial number 31 and the entries relating thereto the following shall be substituted, namely: 31. (a) Particulars of each loan or deposit in an amount exceeding the limit specified in section 269SS taken or accepted during the previ...

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CBDT amends format of 3CD Report wef 01.04.2017

Notification No. 88/2016-Income Tax - (29/09/2016) - In the Income-tax Rules, 1962, in Appendix II , in Form No. 3CD, in Part-B, in clause 13, for sub-clause (d), the following shall be substituted ,namely, —(d) Whether any adjustment is required to be made to the profits or loss for complying with the provisions of income computation and disclosure...

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Section 44AD: Presumptive Taxation for Business Income for AY 2018-19

The 6% or 8% is the minimum taxable limit and declaration of business income below this limit will cause a taxpayer to maintain proper books of accounts in order to justify his low income. He would also be required to file tax audit if his total income exceeds the maximum amount not chargeable to income-tax [In AY 2018-19 for normal taxpa...

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Is Tax Audit Necessary in every case where Section 44AD is applicable but Net Profit is less than 8% / 6%

The Section 44AD of the Income Tax Act contains special provisions for computing profits and gains of a business on presumptive basis. According to this section the profits and gains from eligible businesses carried by an eligible assessee are required to be computed at least at the rate of 8% / 6% of the total turnover / gross receipts....

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Posted Under: Income Tax |

An Analysis of 5 Year Restriction under Section 44AD of Income Tax Act, 1961

The Section 44AD of the Income Tax Act contains special provisions for computing profits and gains of a business on presumptive basis. According to this section the profits and gains from eligible businesses carried by an eligible assesse are required to be computed at least at the rate of 8% / 6% of the total turnover / gross receipts. H...

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Posted Under: Income Tax |

Applicability of Tax Audit U/s 44AB (As Amended By Finance Act, 2017)

As we all know that the finance act 2017 which is applicable for the previous year 2017-18 has made an amendment in Section 44AB (Tax Audit) by inserting a new proviso which has made the applicability of this section completely different....

Read More
Posted Under: Income Tax |

No penalty for failure to get books audited for Bonafide belief of non-applicability of Audit

P.D. Usha Rani Vs. The Income Tax Officer (ITAT Hyderabad)

Penalty u/s. 271B is attracted for failure to get accounts audited u/s. 44AB. Even though the law prescribes the levy of penalty, in case of default, the same is not automatic as provisions of Section 273B gives relief, when there is a reasonable cause....

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Income Tax audit under section 44AB​: FAQs

​Articles deals with Income Tax Audit Provisions in India. It explains What is tax audit, objective of tax audit, who is compulsorily required to get his accounts audited, What are Form Nos. 3CA/3CB and 3CD, Due Date for Tax Audit, penalty for not getting the accounts audited as required by section 44AB....

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Penalty for failure to get account audited not justified if assessee acted bona fide

Off- Shore India Ltd. Vs. Deputy Commissioner of Income-tax (ITAT Kolkata)

Even though the net profit / loss arising from the purchase and sale of securities was disclosed by the assessee in the profit and loss account, the value of such securities held by the assessee was fully and truly disclosed by the assessee under the head investment in the relevant balance sheet. ...

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Tax Audit Due Date Extension – Practical Problems And Suggested Measures To Overcome

After lot of struggle by the Tax Payers, Tax Consultants, Chartered Accountants etc., the due date for e filing of tax audit U/s. 44AB of the Income Tax Act has been re extended by the Government to 07th November, 2017....

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7 Day ITR / TAR Due date extension at Last Moment- What a Shame

CBDT has extended Due date for filing ITRs & Tax Audit Reports under Income Tax Act,1961  from 30.09.2017 to 07.11.2017 for those who were liable to file ITRs by 30.09.17. The Extension was first announced on Twitter at 10.21 PM on 31.10.2017 and later by way of press release on pib.nic.in at 11.35 PM. Further […]...

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CBDT Order on extension of due date of ITR / TAR to 7th Nov 2017

F.No. 225/270/2017/ITA.II (31/10/2017)

CBDT further extends the 'due-date' for filing income-tax returns and reports of audit pertaining to Assessment Year 2017-2018 from 31st October, 2017 to 7th November, 2017...

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