Tax on Gift

Tax Implications on Giving or Receiving Gifts in India

Income Tax - Want to gift a property or life time savings to your loved ones? Or have you received a car as a gift on your birthday? Are you worried about the cash gifts received on your wedding? Enjoy giving or receiving gifts guilt-free once you are mindful of the Gifting provisions in India....

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Section 56 – Taxation of gift received

Income Tax - As per income tax act gifts received are taxable in the hands of recipient under the head Income From Other Sources and there is no taxation for the donor. Here gift means any sum of money, Moveable property or immovable property which received without consideration or inadequate consideration....

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FAQ / Performa of gift deed, List of Relatives for Tax free Gift

Income Tax - Article contains FAQ on Gift, ,list of relatives from whom an individual can receive the gifts without any income tax liability and also giving below Performa of gift deed....

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S.56 pertaining to gifts, deemed gifts / under-valuations

Income Tax - It is the considered view of the Government that in the materialistic world in which we are living, gifts are not possible from non-relatives. In the past, frequently claims were successfully made  by individuals about receipt of  huge amounts as gifts from other individuals even though the donor and the donee were not related to each o...

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‘Corporate Gifts – Beware of Tax Implications’

Income Tax - Gifts! Corporate Gifts have over the years proved to be an effective marketing tool for organizations across products and services. Organizations understand the importance of building and maintaining long term relationships with clients, prospective clients, business associates, employees and other agencies involved in the growth of the ...

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Ancestral family property can be ‘gifted’ away : Bombay HC

Income Tax - he Bombay High Court ruled on Wednesday that no part of an ancestral family property can be ‘gifted’ away. The court in a landmark order while resolving the dispute over a 69-year-old gift deed declared as void the document dating back to 1941, which said that Miraj resident Mallapa had gifted a portion of his ancestral property to hi...

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Income Tax department filed appeal in ITAT against Mayawati demanding tax of 10 crore

Income Tax - In fresh trouble for Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati, the Income Tax Department has filed two appeals in the Income Tax Appellate Tribunal (ITAT) demanding additional tax of about Rs 10 crore for her income for the financial years 2005-2006 and 2006-2007. The income includes gifts received by BSP supremo Mayawati from her party work...

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Addition justified for huge gifts on failure to prove genuineness

Kamlesh Parwani Vs Income-Tax Officer (ITAT Mumbai) - The captioned appeal by assessee for Assessment Year [AY] 2005-06 contest the order of Ld. Commissioner of Income-Tax (Appeals)-18 [CIT(A)], Mumbai, Appeal No.CIT(A)-18/T-62/ITO 19(3) (2)/10-11 dated 14/01/2013 qua confirmation of certain addition on account of cash credit u/s 68 for Rs.4 Lacs....

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ITAT explains Meaning of term “relative” in context of HUF

Subodh Gupta (HUF) Vs Pr CIT (ITAT Delhi) - While hearing the case of Subodh Gupta vs Commissioner of Income Tax (CIT), Delhi bench of Income Tax Appellate Tribunal (ITAT) recently held that gift received by Hindu Undivided Family (HUF) from the mother of Karta would attract Income Tax. ...

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Mere instance of reduction in shares of profit of a partner resulting in increase in share of profit of another by itself will not constitute a ‘gift’

Commissioner Of Gift Tax Vs. Smt. Bindu Joseph (Kerala High Court) - A division bench of the Kerala High Court recently held that a mere reduction in the shares of one partner, resulting in proportionate increase of shares of another partner would constitute a gift for the purpose of taxation under Section 4 (1) (a) of the Income Tax Act. ...

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Validity of Reassessment to verify genuineness of gift based on Assessment of relatives

Shri Ashok Mahindru Vs. ITO (ITAT Delhi) - While deleting an addition made in respect of undisclosed income, the Delhi bench of the ITAT held that the gift received by the assessee cannot be treated as non-genuine merely for the reason that the family members of the assessee had received bogus gifts during the same year....

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Addition cannot be made for invalid gift of immovable property

Shri P. Vijayadeva Reddy Vs Assistant Commissioner of Income Tax (ITAT Bangalore) - If the gift is invalid then the assessee is not even owner of any property and therefore, no question arises for making addition in the hands of the assessee in respect of that property which is not even owned by the assessee and in that case also, addition if any may be made in the hands of the do...

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CAs cannot do Valuation of unquoted equity shares under DCF method

Notification No. 23/2018-Income Tax - (24/05/2018) - Income Tax Rule 11UA deals with Valuation of jewellery, archaeological collections and shares and securities for the purpose of Section 56. As per Clause (b) of Sub-Rule 2 of Rule 11UA earlier merchant banker and Chartered Accountant were allowed to do valuation of unquoted equity shares under Dis...

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Tax Implications on Giving or Receiving Gifts in India

Want to gift a property or life time savings to your loved ones? Or have you received a car as a gift on your birthday? Are you worried about the cash gifts received on your wedding? Enjoy giving or receiving gifts guilt-free once you are mindful of the Gifting provisions in India....

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Section 56 – Taxation of gift received

As per income tax act gifts received are taxable in the hands of recipient under the head Income From Other Sources and there is no taxation for the donor. Here gift means any sum of money, Moveable property or immovable property which received without consideration or inadequate consideration....

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Posted Under: Income Tax |

FAQ / Performa of gift deed, List of Relatives for Tax free Gift

Article contains FAQ on Gift, ,list of relatives from whom an individual can receive the gifts without any income tax liability and also giving below Performa of gift deed....

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Posted Under: Income Tax | ,

S.56 pertaining to gifts, deemed gifts / under-valuations

It is the considered view of the Government that in the materialistic world in which we are living, gifts are not possible from non-relatives. In the past, frequently claims were successfully made  by individuals about receipt of  huge amounts as gifts from other individuals even though the donor and the donee were not related to each o...

Read More
Posted Under: Income Tax | ,

‘Corporate Gifts – Beware of Tax Implications’

Gifts! Corporate Gifts have over the years proved to be an effective marketing tool for organizations across products and services. Organizations understand the importance of building and maintaining long term relationships with clients, prospective clients, business associates, employees and other agencies involved in the growth of the ...

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Posted Under: Income Tax |

Taxation of Gift- Under Income Tax

A receipt of sum of money or property* without consideration chargeable to tax under S. 56(2)(VII) if the following condition are satisfied. 1. Individual or HUF 2. Received on or after 01.10.2009and  before 01.04.2017 3. Sum of money or property falls in any of the following category 4. It does not fall under exempted category...

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Taxability of Gifts received from Relatives & Non Relatives

If  an individual/Huf receives from any person or persons any gift , exceeding Rs. 50000 in any previous year, as per income tax laws, the aggregate amount shall be taxable as Income From Other Sources in the hands of individual or HUF U/s 56. The gift can be the following...

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Taxability of Gift received by an individual or HUF with FAQs

Sum of money:-As per the provisions of the I-T Act, 1961 (the Act), any sum of money received by an individual or a Hindu undivided family in a particular financial year, without consideration, the aggregate value of which exceeds Rs 50,000 is taxable....

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Addition justified for huge gifts on failure to prove genuineness

Kamlesh Parwani Vs Income-Tax Officer (ITAT Mumbai)

The captioned appeal by assessee for Assessment Year [AY] 2005-06 contest the order of Ld. Commissioner of Income-Tax (Appeals)-18 [CIT(A)], Mumbai, Appeal No.CIT(A)-18/T-62/ITO 19(3) (2)/10-11 dated 14/01/2013 qua confirmation of certain addition on account of cash credit u/s 68 for Rs.4 Lacs....

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Sec. 56 Tax Treatment of Gifts Received by An Individual or HUF

Monetary Gifts Any sum of money received without consideration (i.e., monetary gift may be received in cash or in kind i.e. cheque, draft, etc.) by an individual/ HUF will be charged to tax if the aggregate value of such sum of money received during the year exceeds Rs. 50,000. A. Cases in which monetary gift […]...

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