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Income Tax authorities planning to broaden the tax base

Income Tax authorities are planning to broaden the tax base, seek greater exchange of information under the tax treaties and provide better services to tax payers by 2020 when the direct tax reforms would be firmly in place. The apex direct tax body, Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT), has formed seven committees comprising senior reven...

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Income tax department ask bankers to deduct and pay TDS properly

This seems to be the message of the I-T department, which has undertaken a sensitisation drive to make the DDOs aware of their responsibilities. As part of this, the I-T's TDS wing organised a seminar on Friday for officers of nationalised banks' branches, except those of the State Bank of India, in Patna in which about 90 bankers took pa...

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Income tax department, Mumbai unearthed recorded concealment of Rs. 1,315 crore

The investigation wing of the income tax (I-T) department in Mumbai has unearthed a record Rs1,315 crore in undisclosed income in the first nine months of the fiscal year, I-T officials said. The cases involve 16 companies, including 10 that are publicly traded. “Our searches have significantly improved collection of corporate taxes in ...

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Government mulling reduction in the number of personal income tax rates from the current three to two

In the run-up to Budget 2010-11, the Finance Ministry is mulling a reduction in the number of personal income tax rates from the current three to two. At present, there are three rates - 10, 20 and 30 per cent - and these are applied on slabs that are specified from year to year as part of the Budget....

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Income-tax dispute resolution panel may hit tax collection by Rs 10,000-crore

The government’s tax collections could take a Rs 10,000-crore hit this year due to the setting up of the income-tax dispute resolution panel (DRP) for settling transfer pricing disputes. Such a dispute arises when there is a disagreement between the government and the taxpayer, especially a foreign company, in determining the tax liabil...

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IT department keeping track of advance tax paid by the companies to increase direct tax collection

Taxmen will keep a close watch on corporate advance tax payments as the income-tax department turns the heat on them to shore up direct tax collections that have grown in low single digits in the first eight months of the current financial year. The third quarter advance tax payments are crucial as they largely form the basis of all signi...

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CBDT expecting 10-15% year-on-year increase in direct tax collections by December 15

Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT), the apex body that administers corporate and personal income-tax, expects a 10-15% year-on-year increase in collections by December 15, the last date for paying the third installment of advance tax, according to CBDT chairman SSN Moorthy. Mr Moorthy, who was in Mumbai on Monday for a review meeting of...

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In an effort to maximize revenue CBEC ordered to reopen cases where Tax demand stayed

Directions form part of revenue maximisation measures. The Central Board of Excise and Customs (CBEC) has directed its field formations across the country to open all cases, irrespective of year and amount involved, where it had raised a demand but had these stayed by courts, otherwise known as call-book cases. ...

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Direct tax collections register growth of 3.71% till November 2009

Net direct tax collections during first eight months of the present fiscal (up to November 2009) stood at Rs.1,83,822 crore, up from Rs.1,77,251 crore in the same period last fiscal, registering a growth of 3.71 percent. Growth in Corporate Taxes was 3.17 percent (Rs.1,13,210 crore as against Rs.1,09,735 crore), while Personal Income Tax ...

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Government decided to crackdown on defaulters of self-assessment tax

The government has decided to crackdown on corporate and individuals that have defaulted on payment of their self-assessment in the year in a bid to boost direct tax collections that are well below the target for the year. Direct tax collections need to grow at 18% over the remaining five months of the fiscal 2009-10 ending March 2010 for...

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