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FAQs Relating to Work Related Visas Issued by India

Income Tax - The Ministry of Home Affairs has recently issued another set of FAQs in relation to the type of visa to be issued to Foreign Nationals in relation to their work related visits. Such FAQs are in continuation of the earlier clarifications issued by it in October 2009 and subsequent Foreign National Worker Quota Guidelines ("FNWQ") issued b...

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Valuation of ESOP will be cumbersome and expensive for smaller unlisted companies

Income Tax - It’s not going to be easy for small and unlisted companies to issue employees stock options schemes (ESOPs) as per the latest Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) rules for valuation of perquisites. The valuation rules for calculating the fair market value of shares allotted to employees is substantially the same as compared to the frin...

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Penalty paid in the normal course of business is allowed in calculation of tax liabilities

Income Tax - The Income-Tax Appellate Tribunal (ITAT) has held that any expenditure, which is viewed as an offence or is prohibited by law, but is of a commercial nature incurred in the normal course of business, can be treated as an outgo at the time of calculating tax liabilities....

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Finance Minister directed Income Tax Department to achieve revised direct tax target

Income Tax - Finance Minister, Shri Pranab Mukherjee has directed the Income Tax Department to make all efforts to achieve the revised direct tax target of Rs.4 lakh crores. Addressing the All India Conference on Tax Deduction at Source (TDS) here today, Shri Mukherjee congratulated the department on reaching tax collection figure of Rs.2.50 lakh cror...

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Business Visa- Employment visa and Frequently asked question and answers on the same

Income Tax - The Ministry of Commerce and Industry (MCI) had issued a letter dated 20 August 2009 requiring all foreign nationals in India holding Business Visa (BV) and working on project/ contract based assignments in India to return to their home countries on expiry of their BV or by 30 September 2009, whichever is earlier. This deadline was subseq...

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Income Tax department Requests MCOCA court not to defreeze accounts of Hitesh Bhagat until they can recover dues

Income Tax - Fed up of being made to run around for 15 years, the Income Tax (I-T ) department has been quick to seize an opportunity to extract its dues totalling Rs 114.17 crore from the Bhagats. The department recently filed a plea before the special MCOCA court, requesting it not to defreeze the bank accounts of Hitesh Bhagat who along with his mo...

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Income Tax (I-T) Department issued fresh notice to realty major DLF

Income Tax - The Income Tax (I-T) Department has issued a fresh notice to realty major DLF even as it's appeal against an additional tax liability imposed on it by the I-T Department is being heard. The demand for additional tax payment first came after the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI), which sets auditing standards, revised its ...

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Government may soon clarify in respect of FBT paid for A.Y. 2010-2011

Income Tax - A mechanism may be on the anvil to help companies to reclaim the fringe benefit tax they had paid for the first quarter along with advance corporate tax, as the government goes about implementing the budget proposal to abolish the levy with retrospective effect from April 1, 2009. Companies may be able to seek a refund […]...

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Implementation of Direct Tax Dispute Resolution Scheme 2016

F .No.279/Misc./M-74/2016-ITJ - (19/07/2016) - The Direct Tax Dispute Resolution Scheme, 2016 was introduced with effect from 01.06.2016 to address the issue of pending litigation before CsIT (A). Tax payers stand to benefit by a timely disposal of their litigation, while the Department stands to reduce its administrative cost in disposing appea...

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Implementation of Direct Tax Dispute Resolution Scheme 2016

F .No.279/Misc./M-74/2016-ITJ (19/07/2016)

The Direct Tax Dispute Resolution Scheme, 2016 was introduced with effect from 01.06.2016 to address the issue of pending litigation before CsIT (A). Tax payers stand to benefit by a timely disposal of their litigation, while the Department stands to reduce its administrative cost in disposing appeals and also to collect its due taxes. Th...

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FAQs Relating to Work Related Visas Issued by India

The Ministry of Home Affairs has recently issued another set of FAQs in relation to the type of visa to be issued to Foreign Nationals in relation to their work related visits. Such FAQs are in continuation of the earlier clarifications issued by it in October 2009 and subsequent Foreign National Worker Quota Guidelines ("FNWQ") issued b...

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Finance Minister directed Income Tax Department to achieve revised direct tax target

Finance Minister, Shri Pranab Mukherjee has directed the Income Tax Department to make all efforts to achieve the revised direct tax target of Rs.4 lakh crores. Addressing the All India Conference on Tax Deduction at Source (TDS) here today, Shri Mukherjee congratulated the department on reaching tax collection figure of Rs.2.50 lakh cror...

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Posted Under: Income Tax |

Valuation of ESOP will be cumbersome and expensive for smaller unlisted companies

It’s not going to be easy for small and unlisted companies to issue employees stock options schemes (ESOPs) as per the latest Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) rules for valuation of perquisites. The valuation rules for calculating the fair market value of shares allotted to employees is substantially the same as compared to the frin...

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Posted Under: Income Tax |

Business Visa- Employment visa and Frequently asked question and answers on the same

The Ministry of Commerce and Industry (MCI) had issued a letter dated 20 August 2009 requiring all foreign nationals in India holding Business Visa (BV) and working on project/ contract based assignments in India to return to their home countries on expiry of their BV or by 30 September 2009, whichever is earlier. This deadline was subseq...

Read More
Posted Under: Income Tax |

Income Tax department Requests MCOCA court not to defreeze accounts of Hitesh Bhagat until they can recover dues

Fed up of being made to run around for 15 years, the Income Tax (I-T ) department has been quick to seize an opportunity to extract its dues totalling Rs 114.17 crore from the Bhagats. The department recently filed a plea before the special MCOCA court, requesting it not to defreeze the bank accounts of Hitesh Bhagat who along with his mo...

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Posted Under: Income Tax |

Income Tax (I-T) Department issued fresh notice to realty major DLF

The Income Tax (I-T) Department has issued a fresh notice to realty major DLF even as it's appeal against an additional tax liability imposed on it by the I-T Department is being heard. The demand for additional tax payment first came after the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI), which sets auditing standards, revised its ...

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Posted Under: Income Tax |

Penalty paid in the normal course of business is allowed in calculation of tax liabilities

The Income-Tax Appellate Tribunal (ITAT) has held that any expenditure, which is viewed as an offence or is prohibited by law, but is of a commercial nature incurred in the normal course of business, can be treated as an outgo at the time of calculating tax liabilities....

Read More
Posted Under: Income Tax |

Government may soon clarify in respect of FBT paid for A.Y. 2010-2011

A mechanism may be on the anvil to help companies to reclaim the fringe benefit tax they had paid for the first quarter along with advance corporate tax, as the government goes about implementing the budget proposal to abolish the levy with retrospective effect from April 1, 2009. Companies may be able to seek a refund […]...

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Posted Under: Income Tax |

Brokers claimed depreciation on BSE card value; Department moved High court

Stock broking firms on Monday argued before the Bombay High Court that they are entitled to claim depreciation costs on the value of their Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) membership cards while calculating their tax liabilities. The Income Tax department has moved the court against more than 100 brokers saying that depreciation cannot be char...

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