Tax Audit

UDIN for Tax audits and GST audits

CA, CS, CMA - Hello friends greetings for the day in the current article we will discuss about generation and other procedural requirement for Unique document identification number in case of Tax audit or GST Audit conducted by a CA. It has been made mandatory for all tax audit reports and GST Audit reports with effect from 1st April […]...

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Section 44AB vs 44ADA of Income Tax Act, 1961

CA, CS, CMA - As Section 44AD is applicable on business (click here to read in detail), Section 44ADA applies on professionals. It says that if an eligible assessee (professional) who declares 50% or more than that of his gross receipts as profit, then he is not required to get his accounts audited under the Income Tax Act, 1961. […]...

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Section 44AB vs 44AD- Tax Audit & Presumptive Taxation

CA, CS, CMA - When we talk about Presumptive Taxation, then it automatically relates to Tax Audit under Income Tax Act, 1961. At student level, I have seen students getting confused in Sections 44AB & 44AD because 44AB says about the limit of Rs. 1 crore while Section 44AD says about the limit of Rs. 2 crore. Don’t worry; […]...

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Gearing Up For Tax Audit 2018-19- Key Points to take care of

CA, CS, CMA - The Tax Audit in India relates its history back to year 1984 when it was introduced with a view to check the accuracy of the books of accounts which are infact the basis while assessing the income of the assesses belonging to business class. During past so many years a lot of changes have been […]...

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FAQs on UDIN for Statutory Bank / Tax Audit | LFAR | Certificates

CA, CS, CMA - 1. Whether UDIN is mandatory for Statutory Bank Audit? For Statutory Bank Audit, UDIN is not mandatory. However, for all Certificates to be signed while conducting Bank Audit, generation of UDIN is mandatory as UDIN is already mandatory on all Certification w.e.f 1st, 2019. 2. While conducting Bank Audit, whether separate UDIN has to be [...

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CPC advisory on applicability of Tax Audit to business and profession

CA, CS, CMA - Dear Taxpayer, As per the section 44AB of Income Tax Act, the books of accounts for the relevant previous year are required to be audited by a Chartered Accountant and the audit report has to be electronically filed prior to or along with the return of income before the due date. In order to assist to […]...

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Extend Tax Audit due date to 31 October 2018: BJP Economic Cell (Rajasthan)

CA, CS, CMA - BJP economic Cell (Rajasthan), State Co-Convener CA R P Vijay & CA Sachin Kumar Jain have requested Honble FM to extend due date for submission of Tax Audit Reports and Income Tax Returns from 30 September, 2018 to 31 October, 2018 in the case of corporate assesses and where tax audit is applicable so that […]...

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Extend Tax Audit Report Filing Due Date: SGTTA

CA, CS, CMA - South Gujarat textile traders association is the leading trade organization of south Gujarat. It is representing more than 40000 traders of surat and entire south Gujarat. The association has played vital role in disseminating awareness about GST and has held hundreds of meetings to clarify the doubts of the trade and industry....

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Extend due date to submit Tax Audit Reports & ITR: ICAI requests 3rd time

CA, CS, CMA - ICAI has for the third time in less than a month made a request for Extension for extension of time for submission of Tax Audit Reports and related returns from 30th September, 2018 to 31st October, 2018. Earlier ICAI has made representation dated 31st August, 2018 and 10th September, 2018. Read ICAI 1st Representation on […]...

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Extend Tax Audit Due date for Assessees of Kodagu & Malanadu Region: KSCA

CA, CS, CMA - The Karnataka State Chartered Accountants Association (R) (in short ‘KSCAA’) is an association of Chartered Accountants, registered under the Karnataka Societies Registration Act, in the year 1957. KSCAA is primarily formed for the welfare of Chartered Accountants and represents before various regulatory authorities to resolve the pro...

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Penalty justified for failure to Furnish Tax Audit Report despite Due Date extension by CBDT

M/s. The Vaikom Palliprethussery Service Cooperative Bank Limited Vs. ITO (ITAT Cochin) - The assessee had not filed the audit report in this case. The assessee was very casual and did not enter appearance for the show cause notice issued for imposition of penalty. The assessee has not made out a reasonable cause as mentioned u/s 273B of the I.T.Act for non-furnishing of audit report u/s...

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Statutory audit delay is reasonable cause for delayed submission of tax audit Report

M/s. Giral Lignite Power Ltd. Vs ACIT (ITAT Jaipur) - Where there is a delay in completion of statutory audit, there exist a reasonable cause for the delay in completion of tax audit and issuance of tax audit report. ...

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PIL in Kerala HC for 3 Month extension of Tax Audit Due Date

Plywood and Allied Products Dealers Association Of India Vs. UOI & Ors (Kerala High Court) - Plywood and Allied Products Dealers Association of India Vs. UOI & Ors (Kerala High Court) The Petitioner is an association of plywood and allied product dealers and the 2nd petitioner is a member of that  association, they have filing  Public Interest Litgation praying for a general Order...

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Interest u/s 234A despite due date extension: HC issue Notice to CBDT

Lucknow CA Tax Practitioners Association VS. UOI (Allahabad High Court) - Lucknow CA Tax Practitioners Association VS. UOI (Allahabad High Court) As far as prayer no.1 of the petitioner-association for issuance of a mandamus to the respondents to extend the “Due Date” of filing of Income Tax Return of Tax Audit Cases from 15.10.2018 to at least up to 31.10.201...

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Tax Audit Due Date Extension: FTAPs withdraws writ filed in Delhi HC

Foundation of Tax and Accounting Professionals Vs. CBDT (Delhi High Court) - Appellant Foundation of Tax and Accounting Professionals (FTAPs) has withdrawn the writ in view of Further extension of Tax Audit Due Date by CBDT to 31.10.2018. ...

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CBDT defers furnishing of GST & GAAR details in Form 3D till 31.03.2020

Circular No. 9/2019 - (14/05/2019) - Reporting requirements under clause 30C (pertaining to General Anti-Avoidance Rules (GAAR)) and clause 44 (pertaining to Goods and Services Tax (GST) compliance) of the Form No. 3CD is been kept in abeyance till 31st March, 2020. Circular No. 9/2019 F. No. 370142/9/2018-TPL Government of India Minis...

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Due date for filing of ITRs/Audit Report for Kerala Region extended to Feb 28, 2019

F.No. 225/15/2019/ITA.II - (27/02/2019) - In case of taxpayers of Kerala for whom the due date for filing return of income and report of audit pertaining to assessment year 2018-19 was 31.10.18, all returns of income and reports of audit which are filed till 28.02.19 shall be deemed to have been filed by 31.10.18. ...

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Tax Audit Due Date: CBDT rejects request for Further extension

F.No. 225/358/2018/ITA.II - (25/10/2018) - As concerns of the assessees have been suitably redressed with extension of due date by one month (i.e. till 31.10.18), representation of the Tax Bar Association, Guwahati dated 20.09.18, requesting for further extension of due date for filing ITR/TAR beyond 31.10.18 is hereby rejected....

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CBDT extends Tax Audit Due Date to 31st Oct, 2018

F.No. 225/358/2018/ITA.II - (08/10/2018) - CBDT further extends due date for filing of Income Tax Returns & Tax audit reports from 15th Oct,2018 to 31st Oct, 2018 for all assessees liable to file ITRs for AY 2018-19 by 30.09.2018, after considering representations from stakeholders. Liability to pay interest u/s 234A of IT Act will remai...

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CBDT extends Tax audit due date to 15th October 2018

F.No. 225/358/2018/ITA.II - (24/09/2018) - CBDT extends due dt for filing of Income Tax Returns & audit reports from 30th Sept, 2018 to 15th Oct, 2018 for all assessees liable to file ITRs for AY 2018-19 by 30.09.2018, after considering representations  from stakeholders. Liability to pay interest u/s. 234A of IT Act will remain. F.No. ...

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UDIN for Tax audits and GST audits

Hello friends greetings for the day in the current article we will discuss about generation and other procedural requirement for Unique document identification number in case of Tax audit or GST Audit conducted by a CA. It has been made mandatory for all tax audit reports and GST Audit reports with effect from 1st April […]...

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Section 44AB vs 44ADA of Income Tax Act, 1961

As Section 44AD is applicable on business (click here to read in detail), Section 44ADA applies on professionals. It says that if an eligible assessee (professional) who declares 50% or more than that of his gross receipts as profit, then he is not required to get his accounts audited under the Income Tax Act, 1961. […]...

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Posted Under: CA, CS, CMA |

Section 44AB vs 44AD- Tax Audit & Presumptive Taxation

When we talk about Presumptive Taxation, then it automatically relates to Tax Audit under Income Tax Act, 1961. At student level, I have seen students getting confused in Sections 44AB & 44AD because 44AB says about the limit of Rs. 1 crore while Section 44AD says about the limit of Rs. 2 crore. Don’t worry; […]...

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Posted Under: CA, CS, CMA |

Gearing Up For Tax Audit 2018-19- Key Points to take care of

The Tax Audit in India relates its history back to year 1984 when it was introduced with a view to check the accuracy of the books of accounts which are infact the basis while assessing the income of the assesses belonging to business class. During past so many years a lot of changes have been […]...

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Posted Under: CA, CS, CMA |

CBDT defers furnishing of GST & GAAR details in Form 3D till 31.03.2020

Circular No. 9/2019 (14/05/2019)

Reporting requirements under clause 30C (pertaining to General Anti-Avoidance Rules (GAAR)) and clause 44 (pertaining to Goods and Services Tax (GST) compliance) of the Form No. 3CD is been kept in abeyance till 31st March, 2020. Circular No. 9/2019 F. No. 370142/9/2018-TPL Government of India Ministry of Finance Department of Revenue Cen...

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Penalty justified for failure to Furnish Tax Audit Report despite Due Date extension by CBDT

M/s. The Vaikom Palliprethussery Service Cooperative Bank Limited Vs. ITO (ITAT Cochin)

The assessee had not filed the audit report in this case. The assessee was very casual and did not enter appearance for the show cause notice issued for imposition of penalty. The assessee has not made out a reasonable cause as mentioned u/s 273B of the I.T.Act for non-furnishing of audit report u/s 44AB of the I.T.Act. Hence, we are of t...

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Statutory audit delay is reasonable cause for delayed submission of tax audit Report

M/s. Giral Lignite Power Ltd. Vs ACIT (ITAT Jaipur)

Where there is a delay in completion of statutory audit, there exist a reasonable cause for the delay in completion of tax audit and issuance of tax audit report. ...

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FAQs on UDIN for Statutory Bank / Tax Audit | LFAR | Certificates

1. Whether UDIN is mandatory for Statutory Bank Audit? For Statutory Bank Audit, UDIN is not mandatory. However, for all Certificates to be signed while conducting Bank Audit, generation of UDIN is mandatory as UDIN is already mandatory on all Certification w.e.f 1st, 2019. 2. While conducting Bank Audit, whether separate UDIN has to be [...

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Analysis of applicability of section 44AD, 44AB for (F&O) transactions

Applicability of 44AD and 44AB in case of Derivative (F&O) transactions: Para 5.14 of Guidance Note on Tax Audit under Section 44AB of the Income-tax Act, 1961 provides for method of calculating the turnover or gross receipts to ascertain whether tax audit will be applicable or not. The same is reproduced as under: Derivatives, future...

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Due date for filing of ITRs/Audit Report for Kerala Region extended to Feb 28, 2019

F.No. 225/15/2019/ITA.II (27/02/2019)

In case of taxpayers of Kerala for whom the due date for filing return of income and report of audit pertaining to assessment year 2018-19 was 31.10.18, all returns of income and reports of audit which are filed till 28.02.19 shall be deemed to have been filed by 31.10.18. ...

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