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Few tips to Prevent Income Tax Raids

Income Tax - One should not keep any unaccounted or undisclosed money, property or income popularly known as black money. If such a disclosure is made before its detection by the Income Tax Department, the chances of being trapped in a tax raid are minimized. A tax raid may also be conducted against a person in possession of undisclosed income or prop...

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History of perquisite taxation

Income Tax - Way back on September 25, 2000, Rule 3 governing perquisites (perks) was amended by Notification SO 940(E). The major change brought in was taxing on a 'cost to employer' basis, thereby giving perks the colour and character of salary. This in turn resulted in many employers increasing the salary of the employee instead of granting perks, ...

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TDS on salary arrears will make government richer by Rs. 1400 Crore

Income Tax - The government will mop up Rs 1,400 crore (Rs 14 billion) this fiscal by taxing the second installment of arrears due to central government employees, who were awarded increased salaries by the Sixth Pay Commission. The first installment of arrears (representing 40 per cent of the increased pay) was disbursed during financial year 2008-09...

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Bonus stripping under the Income tax lens

Income Tax - After taxing investors for dividend stripping, the Income Tax (I-T) Department is gearing up to tax bonus stripping. Official sources say scrutiny of returns filed by companies, brokers and individuals active in the stock markets and in possession of shares revealed wide use of this mechanism to evade tax....

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Indian company giving bank guarantee on loan taken by its subsidiary abroad will have to pay tax

Income Tax - An Indian company that provides a bank guarantee (BG) against a loan taken by a subsidiary abroad will now have to pay tax here for standing guarantee for its associate, irrespective of whether or not it has received a commission from the latter for the BG. Seven companies which have provided bank guarantees against loans taken by their s...

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Cashless hospitalisation schemes offered by insurance companies comes under the income-tax net

Income Tax - Cashless hospitalisation schemes offered by health insurers and insurance companies are under the income-tax net.The CBDT has now made it clear that Third Party Administrators (TPAs) must deduct tax at source on payments made to hospitals for settling insurance/medical claims under various schemes including cashless schemes....

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Income-tax department sent notices to six Mumbai-based third party administrators (TPAs) to Pay TDS for last two years

Income Tax - The income-tax department last week sent notices to six Mumbai-based third party administrators (TPAs), who process insurance claims, askingthem to cough up Rs 117 crore for two consecutive financial years, beginning 2008-09....

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Few tips to Prevent Income Tax Raids

One should not keep any unaccounted or undisclosed money, property or income popularly known as black money. If such a disclosure is made before its detection by the Income Tax Department, the chances of being trapped in a tax raid are minimized. A tax raid may also be conducted against a person in possession of undisclosed income or prop...

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TDS on salary arrears will make government richer by Rs. 1400 Crore

The government will mop up Rs 1,400 crore (Rs 14 billion) this fiscal by taxing the second installment of arrears due to central government employees, who were awarded increased salaries by the Sixth Pay Commission. The first installment of arrears (representing 40 per cent of the increased pay) was disbursed during financial year 2008-09...

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Posted Under: Income Tax |

Bonus stripping under the Income tax lens

After taxing investors for dividend stripping, the Income Tax (I-T) Department is gearing up to tax bonus stripping. Official sources say scrutiny of returns filed by companies, brokers and individuals active in the stock markets and in possession of shares revealed wide use of this mechanism to evade tax....

Read More
Posted Under: Income Tax |

History of perquisite taxation

Way back on September 25, 2000, Rule 3 governing perquisites (perks) was amended by Notification SO 940(E). The major change brought in was taxing on a 'cost to employer' basis, thereby giving perks the colour and character of salary. This in turn resulted in many employers increasing the salary of the employee instead of granting perks, ...

Read More
Posted Under: Income Tax | ,

Indian company giving bank guarantee on loan taken by its subsidiary abroad will have to pay tax

An Indian company that provides a bank guarantee (BG) against a loan taken by a subsidiary abroad will now have to pay tax here for standing guarantee for its associate, irrespective of whether or not it has received a commission from the latter for the BG. Seven companies which have provided bank guarantees against loans taken by their s...

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Posted Under: Income Tax |

Cashless hospitalisation schemes offered by insurance companies comes under the income-tax net

Cashless hospitalisation schemes offered by health insurers and insurance companies are under the income-tax net.The CBDT has now made it clear that Third Party Administrators (TPAs) must deduct tax at source on payments made to hospitals for settling insurance/medical claims under various schemes including cashless schemes....

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Posted Under: Income Tax |

Income-tax department sent notices to six Mumbai-based third party administrators (TPAs) to Pay TDS for last two years

The income-tax department last week sent notices to six Mumbai-based third party administrators (TPAs), who process insurance claims, askingthem to cough up Rs 117 crore for two consecutive financial years, beginning 2008-09....

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DTC will not provide deduction for donation to relegious trust and may tax NGOs

Trusts and institutions carrying out charitable activities will face more stringent taxation regime when the new direct taxes code comes into play from April 1, 2011.The new Code will particularly hit non-governmental organisations (NGOs). All NGOs and charitable trusts registered with the Tax Department may be required to fork out 15 per...

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IT dept. can raid if income likely to escape tax in absence of prompt action

The income-tax department has the right to carry out a raid and attach property, if it has reason to suspect that income is likely to escape tax net in absence of prompt action, a division bench of the Bombay High Court has ruled. The division bench, comprising Justice Ranajana Desai and Justice JP Deodhar, passed […]...

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I-T dept moves court over ITAT's demand for verifying the reasons for conducting a raid

The Income-Tax department is at loggerheads with the income Tax Appellate Tribunal (ITAT), the ultimate fact-finding body on tax disputes, over the latter’s demand for verifying the reasons for conducting a raid on FMCG major Marico Industries. ITAT had directed the department to produce the “satisfaction note”, which is...

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