Tax Evasion

How income tax department can penalise you for under-reporting, misreporting income

Goods and Services Tax - Under-reporting income or inflating deductions/exemptions in income tax return can attract heavy penalties ranging from 50% to 200% of tax evaded, say experts. An advisory issued by the income tax department has warned salaried tax payers against trying to evade tax by indulging in these malpractices and pointed out that these would attra...

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Tax Avoidance v. Tax Evasion

Goods and Services Tax - This article draws a difference between the two concepts of Tax Law. Since an assessee wants to pay a minimal amount of taxes. So he strives for several ways by which he can avoid his taxes, Tax Avoidance and Tax Evasion are two ways by which an assessee can avoid and save his taxes. Tax Avoidance is a legally accepted method to avoid an...

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Budget 2017: Budget of Tax Terrorism; Makes Tax Law more Complicated

Goods and Services Tax - Income-Tax Law Has Been Made More and More Complicated In Every Budget Mr. Modi Govt. in Budget 2017 has made the Income-Tax law more complicated. On One side Income-Tax Deptt. says that only assesses e-mail address should be provided to enable them to file returns voluntarily. On the other hand, CBDT amending Income-Tax law in […]...

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Why Indians don’t like to pay taxes??

Goods and Services Tax - 1) Why should I pay? I am already earning very less. 2) When others are not paying....why should I? 3) What is the benefit of paying taxes? The corrupt politicians and bureaucrats will wipe it for their personal gains. 4) Tax rate ( Income tax) is too high. When i can survive in a profit margin of 5-8 percent, Why govt needs 30 percent ...

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Lovers of Money and tax non-compliance society

Goods and Services Tax - The love towards money can lead to problems like demonetarization of currency etc which can further lead to more tax evaders in our society....

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2 Arrested in Delhi for GST evasion of Rs. 28 Crore

Goods and Services Tax - Central Tax, GST Delhi East Commissionerate arrested a Shahdara based father son-duo on 22.05.2018 in case of fraudulent issuance of Input Tax Credit invoices involving evasion of approximately Rs. 28 Crores relating to Copper industry. It is the first case of arrest in Delhi, under the new tax regime that came into force on 1st July, 201...

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Advisory on Tax Evasion by Salaried Taxpayers

Goods and Services Tax - Cautionary Advisory on Reports of tax evasion by under-reporting income or inflating deductions/Exemptions by salaried taxpayers. The Income Tax Department has from time to time issued advertisements requesting taxpayers to report their correct income in their Income Tax Returns....

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India Signs MLC to Prevent Base Erosion and Profit Shifting

Goods and Services Tax - Finance Minister Shri Arun Jaitley signed the Multilateral Convention to Implement Tax Treaty Related Measures to Prevent Base Erosion and Profit Shifting at Paris on 7th June, 2017 on behalf of India....

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Crackdown against thousands of shell companies in last 3 years

Goods and Services Tax - Crackdown against thousands of shell companies engaged in nefarious activities was effected through enforcement actions (searches, surveys, arrests, prosecutions) by the LEAs (IT/ED/MCA/SFIO/CBI). During the last three financial years (2013-14 to 2015-16)...

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Tax evading notices by Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI)

Goods and Services Tax - The details of show cause notices issued to various firms by the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) for evading taxes are as under....

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Change of method of accounting of overdue charges from mercantile basis to cash system does not create any income

CIT Vs. Annamalai Finance Ltd. (Madras High Court) - In the instant case, learned counsel for the Revenue is not in a position to demonstrate or satisfy us that due to the change of accounting method adopted by the respondent/assessee , which is permissible in law as per the ratio laid down in (i) CIT v. Matchwell Electricals (I.) Ltd. (2003)263 ITR 2...

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Prosecution Guidelines in case of Excise duty / Service Tax Evasion

Circular No. 1009/16/2015-CX - (23/10/2015) - Circular No. 1009/16/2015-CX Whoever commits any of the offences specified under sub-section (1) of Section 9 of the Central Excise Act, 1944 or sub-section (1) of section 89 of the Finance Act, 1994, can be prosecuted. ...

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Arrest of IT Service Company Director in Service tax evasion case

F.NO.INV/DGCEI/CHZU/ST/35/2015 - (22/09/2015) - Officers of the Directorate General of Central Excise Intelligence (DGCEI), Chennai Zonal Unit, Chennai arrested the Director of a Limited Company based at Chennai providing Information Technology Software Service and Internet Communication Service, for collecting Service Tax of Rs.2.94 crores from ...

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India has signed its fourth TIEA with Bahamas

Press Release No. 402/92/2006-MC (04 of 2011) - (12/02/2011) - India has entered into a Tax Information Exchange Agreement (TIEA) with the Bahamas. The Agreement was signed on 11th February 2011 by the High Commissioner of India to Jamaica (concurrently accredited to the Commonwealth of The Bahamas) on behalf of...

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Benami Transactions (Prohibition) Act, 1988

Act no. 45 of 1988 - (05/09/1988) - In 1973, the Law Commission of India after studying various Acts and prevailing benami system, recommended formulating an Act to tackle the issue. Accordingly, the Benami Transactions (Prohibition) Act, 1988 was enacted by the Parliament which came into force on 05.09.1988 and it prohibits benami tr...

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2 Arrested in Delhi for GST evasion of Rs. 28 Crore

Central Tax, GST Delhi East Commissionerate arrested a Shahdara based father son-duo on 22.05.2018 in case of fraudulent issuance of Input Tax Credit invoices involving evasion of approximately Rs. 28 Crores relating to Copper industry. It is the first case of arrest in Delhi, under the new tax regime that came into force on 1st July, 201...

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How income tax department can penalise you for under-reporting, misreporting income

Under-reporting income or inflating deductions/exemptions in income tax return can attract heavy penalties ranging from 50% to 200% of tax evaded, say experts. An advisory issued by the income tax department has warned salaried tax payers against trying to evade tax by indulging in these malpractices and pointed out that these would attra...

Read More
Posted Under: Income Tax |

Advisory on Tax Evasion by Salaried Taxpayers

Cautionary Advisory on Reports of tax evasion by under-reporting income or inflating deductions/Exemptions by salaried taxpayers. The Income Tax Department has from time to time issued advertisements requesting taxpayers to report their correct income in their Income Tax Returns....

Read More
Posted Under: Income Tax |

Tax Avoidance v. Tax Evasion

This article draws a difference between the two concepts of Tax Law. Since an assessee wants to pay a minimal amount of taxes. So he strives for several ways by which he can avoid his taxes, Tax Avoidance and Tax Evasion are two ways by which an assessee can avoid and save his taxes. Tax Avoidance is a legally accepted method to avoid an...

Read More
Posted Under: Income Tax |

India Signs MLC to Prevent Base Erosion and Profit Shifting

Finance Minister Shri Arun Jaitley signed the Multilateral Convention to Implement Tax Treaty Related Measures to Prevent Base Erosion and Profit Shifting at Paris on 7th June, 2017 on behalf of India....

Read More
Posted Under: Income Tax |

Crackdown against thousands of shell companies in last 3 years

Crackdown against thousands of shell companies engaged in nefarious activities was effected through enforcement actions (searches, surveys, arrests, prosecutions) by the LEAs (IT/ED/MCA/SFIO/CBI). During the last three financial years (2013-14 to 2015-16)...

Read More
Posted Under: Income Tax |

Budget 2017: Budget of Tax Terrorism; Makes Tax Law more Complicated

Income-Tax Law Has Been Made More and More Complicated In Every Budget Mr. Modi Govt. in Budget 2017 has made the Income-Tax law more complicated. On One side Income-Tax Deptt. says that only assesses e-mail address should be provided to enable them to file returns voluntarily. On the other hand, CBDT amending Income-Tax law in […]...

Read More
Posted Under: Income Tax |

Why Indians don’t like to pay taxes??

1) Why should I pay? I am already earning very less. 2) When others are not paying....why should I? 3) What is the benefit of paying taxes? The corrupt politicians and bureaucrats will wipe it for their personal gains. 4) Tax rate ( Income tax) is too high. When i can survive in a profit margin of 5-8 percent, Why govt needs 30 percent ...

Read More
Posted Under: Income Tax |

Lovers of Money and tax non-compliance society

The love towards money can lead to problems like demonetarization of currency etc which can further lead to more tax evaders in our society....

Read More
Posted Under: Income Tax |

Tax evading notices by Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI)

The details of show cause notices issued to various firms by the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) for evading taxes are as under....

Read More
Posted Under: Income Tax |
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