Tax Audit

Income Tax audit / GST Audit / LLP Audit Criteria

Income Tax - Different Audit applicable to individuals, Companies and HUF. There are many tax compliances in India. Here I simplify the different audit applicable to entity and to whom. Tax audit: A tax payer having a turnover or gross receipts more than 1 Crore is liable for tax audit for that financial years. Please note that with […]...

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Tax Audit under Section 44AB

Income Tax - Tax Audit Meaning -A Tax Audit is an audit, made compulsory by the Income Tax Act, if the annual gross turnover/receipts of the assesse exceed the specified limit. Tax audit is conducted in Sec 44AB of the Income Tax Act,1961 by a Chartered Accountant. -Simply Tax Audit means, an audit of matters related to tax. […]...

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Meaning of Turnover or sales for Section 44AB Tax Audit

Income Tax - A person is required to get his accounts audited u/s 44AB if  turnover of  business exceeds Rs 100 Lakhs , or In case of Profession Gross Receipts  exceed Rs 50 Lakhs. In case of business what should be the meaning of turnover/sales? Should it be Gross sales or net sales? Should it include GST? The meaning of turnover/sales for the pu...

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Tax Audit under Income Tax Act – Guide to Integrated effects of Section 44AB and 44AD

Income Tax - With times, the people search the loopholes in the laws and the lawmakers keep on plucking such loopholes. Such is also the fate of Tax Audit under the Income Tax Act in our country. The efforts of the government to maintain the right balance between the provisions make the tax compliances simple and inexpensive for […]...

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Applicability of Tax Audit under Income Tax for Assessment Year 2020-21

Income Tax - ​In this article we tried to clear confusion for TAX AUDIT APPLICABILITY from AY 2020-21. Hope you all find it useful, Please give your valuable feedback. & do lt me know if any error. Thanks in advance. The finance Bill, 2020 has brought a major amendment to section 44AB of Income Tax Act, 1961. Moreover, […]...

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Turnover threshold for Tax Audit increased 5 times to Rs 5 Crore

Income Tax - MSMEs turnover threshold for Audit increased 5 times to Rs 5 Crore. Increased limit to apply only to Businesses carring out less than 5% of their business transactions in cash Significant tax relief to start-ups...

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Extend due date of filing Income Tax Return & Tax Audit Report

Income Tax - Sales Tax Bar Association Request for extension of due date of filing Income Tax Returns and Tax Audit Reports for the Assessment Year 2019-20 to 15th November 2019. Text of the representation is as follows:- SALES TAX BAR ASSOCIATION (REGD.) Office: IInd Floor, Department of Trade & Taxes, Vyapar Bhawan, Indraprastha Estate, New Delh...

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Extend last date of filing of Income tax returns in Tax Audit case

Income Tax - Representation regarding extension of last date of filing of Income tax returns in Audit case and Audit Reports from 30-09-2019 to 30-11-2019 by District taxation Bar Association, Karnal to Hon Smt Nirmala Sitharaman, Hon. Union Minister of Finance, Ministry of Finance, Government of India’. DISTRICT TAXTATION BAR ASSOCIATION (REGD.) RE...

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Extend date of filing of Tax Audit Report and income Tax Returns

Income Tax - RTCA has made a representation to CBDT Chairman and requested to extend the date of filing of Tax Audit Report and income Tax Returns in audit cases for Asstt Year 2019-20 to to 15th November 2019....

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Request to extend due date for submitting Tax Audit Reports/related ITR

Income Tax - Chartered Accountants’ Association Ahmedabad requested that CBDT shall exercise the discretionary powers vested in it under section 119 of the Act, by extending due date of 30th September, 2019, to ameliorate the difficulties faced by the assessees on account of no default on their part, by extending the due date for filing the inco...

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Power to conduct Service Tax Audit Upheld by Delhi High Court

Aargus Global Logistics Pvt. Ltd. vs. Union of India & Anr. (Delhi High Court) - Delhi High Court  after hearing detailed arguments  dismissed the Writ Petition filed by the Petitioner and has held that Section 174(2)(e) of the CGST Act, 2017 specifically empowers the authorities to institute any investigation, inquiry, verification, assessment proceedings, adjudication, etc. ...

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Kolkata high court stays service tax audit

Magma Housing Finance Ltd. and Magma ITL Finance Ltd. Vs Union of India & Ors. (Kolkata High Court) - Considering the submissions made by all the parties, and the orders placed before me in relation to stay of similar notices of Service Tax audit by the different High Courts,  I am of the prima facie view that the impugned notices dated December 13, 2018 and April 25, 2019 should be stayed till Jun...

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Penalty cannot be levied for mere filing of Form No. 3CB instead of Form 3CA

M/s. PMC Rubber Chemicals India Pvt. Ltd. Vs ACIT (ITAT Kolkata) - M/s. PMC Rubber Chemicals India Pvt. Ltd. Vs ACIT (ITAT Kolkata) We note that the assessee has filed form no. 3CD and 3CB and the same has not been disputed therefore the tax audit report was on record and hence the penalty should not be levied. However the Assessing Officer disputed that instead of...

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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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TAR/ ITR Due date extended for J&K & Ladakh to 31st March 2020

F. No. 225/306/2019-ITA- II - (23/03/2020) - CBDT further extends the ‘due-date’ for filing of Income-tax Returns/Tax Audit Reports for the Assessment year 2019-20 as specified in section 139 (1) of the Act to 31st March, 2020 in the Union Territory of Jammu  and Kashmir and Union Territory of Ladakh. F. No. 225/306/2019-ITA- II Governmen...

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Due date for Audit/ITR Filing extended for J&K & Ladakh

F. No. 225/306/2019-ITA-11 - (24/12/2019) - Order u/s 119 of the Income-tax Act, 1961 for Extension of due date for filing of Income-tax Returns/Tax Audit Reports to 31st January, 2020 in respect of Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir and Union Territory of Ladakh. F. No. 225/306/2019-ITA-11 Government of India Ministry of Finance Department...

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TAR/ ITR Due date extended for J&K & Ladakh to 30th Nov 2019

F.No. 225/306/2019-ITA-II - (31/10/2019) - Extension of due date for filing of Income-tax Returns (ITR)/Tax Audit Reports (TAR) to 30th November, 2019 in respect of Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir and Union Territory of Ladakh F.No. 225/306/2019-ITA-II Government of India Ministry of Finance Department of Revenue Central Board of Direct...

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CBDT extends due date for filing of Tax Audit Reports & Relevant ITRs

F. No. 225/157/2019/ITA.II - (27/09/2019) - On consideration of representations recd from across the country, CBDT has decided to extend the due date for filing of ITRs & Tax Audit Reports from 30th Sep, 2019 to 31st of Oct, 2019 in respect of persons whose accounts are required to be audited....

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ICAI notifies guideline for Mandatory issue of UDIN

Notification No.1-CA(7)/192/2019 - (02/08/2019) - A member of the Institute in practice shall generate Unique Document Identification Number (UDIN) for all kinds of the certification, GST and Tax Audit Reports and other Audit, Assurance and Attestation functions undertaken/signed by him which made mandatory from the following dates through announce...

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Income Tax audit / GST Audit / LLP Audit Criteria

Different Audit applicable to individuals, Companies and HUF. There are many tax compliances in India. Here I simplify the different audit applicable to entity and to whom. Tax audit: A tax payer having a turnover or gross receipts more than 1 Crore is liable for tax audit for that financial years. Please note that with […]...

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Tax Audit under Section 44AB

Tax Audit Meaning -A Tax Audit is an audit, made compulsory by the Income Tax Act, if the annual gross turnover/receipts of the assesse exceed the specified limit. Tax audit is conducted in Sec 44AB of the Income Tax Act,1961 by a Chartered Accountant. -Simply Tax Audit means, an audit of matters related to tax. […]...

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Meaning of Turnover or sales for Section 44AB Tax Audit

A person is required to get his accounts audited u/s 44AB if  turnover of  business exceeds Rs 100 Lakhs , or In case of Profession Gross Receipts  exceed Rs 50 Lakhs. In case of business what should be the meaning of turnover/sales? Should it be Gross sales or net sales? Should it include GST? The meaning of turnover/sales for the pu...

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TAR/ ITR Due date extended for J&K & Ladakh to 31st March 2020

F. No. 225/306/2019-ITA- II (23/03/2020)

CBDT further extends the ‘due-date’ for filing of Income-tax Returns/Tax Audit Reports for the Assessment year 2019-20 as specified in section 139 (1) of the Act to 31st March, 2020 in the Union Territory of Jammu  and Kashmir and Union Territory of Ladakh. F. No. 225/306/2019-ITA- II Government of India Ministry of Finance Departmen...

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Power to conduct Service Tax Audit Upheld by Delhi High Court

Aargus Global Logistics Pvt. Ltd. vs. Union of India & Anr. (Delhi High Court)

Delhi High Court  after hearing detailed arguments  dismissed the Writ Petition filed by the Petitioner and has held that Section 174(2)(e) of the CGST Act, 2017 specifically empowers the authorities to institute any investigation, inquiry, verification, assessment proceedings, adjudication, etc. under Rule 5A of the Service Tax Rules....

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Tax Audit under Income Tax Act – Guide to Integrated effects of Section 44AB and 44AD

With times, the people search the loopholes in the laws and the lawmakers keep on plucking such loopholes. Such is also the fate of Tax Audit under the Income Tax Act in our country. The efforts of the government to maintain the right balance between the provisions make the tax compliances simple and inexpensive for […]...

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Posted Under: Income Tax |

Applicability of Tax Audit under Income Tax for Assessment Year 2020-21

​In this article we tried to clear confusion for TAX AUDIT APPLICABILITY from AY 2020-21. Hope you all find it useful, Please give your valuable feedback. & do lt me know if any error. Thanks in advance. The finance Bill, 2020 has brought a major amendment to section 44AB of Income Tax Act, 1961. Moreover, […]...

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Posted Under: Income Tax |

Kolkata high court stays service tax audit

Magma Housing Finance Ltd. and Magma ITL Finance Ltd. Vs Union of India & Ors. (Kolkata High Court)

Considering the submissions made by all the parties, and the orders placed before me in relation to stay of similar notices of Service Tax audit by the different High Courts,  I am of the prima facie view that the impugned notices dated December 13, 2018 and April 25, 2019 should be stayed till June 12, 2020 or until further orders which...

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Tax Audit Applicability – After Budget 2020

A minor amendment in section can change the whole situation and scenario. The same was happened in sec 44AB in 2016 and now in 2020 budget. Before 2016, the turnover limit for sec 44AB and Sec 44AD were identical. Thereafter, in Budget 2016, the turnover limit for Sec 44AD has been raised to INR 2 […]...

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Tax Audit Applicability: FY 2020-21

The finance Bill, 2020 has brought a major amendment to section 44AB of the income tax act an extract of which stands as follows, 23. In section 44AB of the Income-tax Act,–– (A) in clause (a),–– (i) the word “or” occurring at the end shall be omitted; (ii) the following proviso shall be inserted, namely:–– […]...

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