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Income Tax on Gift

Income tax was not applicable all gift received by a person until the financial year 2003-04. In 2004, changes were made to the Income Tax Act. Currently, any amount received by a person or HUF over Rs.50,000 in a year from any unrelated person, in cash or by way of credit, will be included as income. In this article, we look at income ta...

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Addition justified for Failure to prove genuineness of gifts received

Rajinder Mohan Lal Vs Pr. CIT (Punjab & Haryana High Court)

The assessee in order to draw benefit of the exemption under Proviso to section 56(2)(vi) of the Act was required to prove that the said gifts were received from any relative described there under or had been received on the occasion of marriage of the individual i.e., assessee....

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Tax Treatment of Gifts Received By an Individual or HUF

A very common and frequent question running in the mind of taxpayers is the tax ability of gifts. In this part, an effort has been made to discuss the various provisions relating to tax ability of gift received by an individual or a Hindu Undivided Family (HUF) under Income Tax Act. 1. Monetary Gifts: If […]...

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Tax on Gifts in India

Indian income tax law which is governed by the Income-tax Act, 1961 (IT Act or the IT Act, 1961) and Rules framed thereunder imposes tax on income of a person under various heads. Fifth one of which is Income from Other Sources provided under Section 56 of the IT Act. Further, Section 56 (2) defines incomes chargeable under the said head ...

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Gifts amongst ‘Relatives’ – How long will they be ‘taxfree’?

Inheritance tax is a levy paid by a person who inherits the estate of the deceased. This tax is viewed as a tool to reduce the economic and consequent social disparity between the rich and the poor. ...

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Gift received from a HUF by a member of HUF is exempt from tax

DCIT Vs Ateev V. Gala (ITAT Mumbai)

Relative explained in Explanation to section 56(2)(vi) of the Act includes relatives and as the assessee received gift from his HUF, which is a group of relatives, the gift received by the assessee from the HUF should be interpreted to mean that the gift was received from the relatives therefore the same is not taxable under section 56(2)...

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List of relatives covered under Section 56(2) of Income Tax Act,1961

Section 56(2)(VII) of the Income Tax Act,1961 reads as any even if amount exceeding Rs. 50,000/- if received from Relative then it is not chargeable to tax....

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Budget 2017: Exemption Limit of Rs. 50000 U/s. 56 should be raised to 5 Lakh

In order to avoid the unintended hardship to small taxpayer, the limit of exemption under section 56 may be increased from 50,000 to Rs. 5 lakhs....

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U S Taxation – Gift Tax – Interesting facts to know

As a CPA, I am often requested by my clients whether they can gift anything to their dear ones. The laws governing gift in India and USA differ basically....

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Expense on gifts to doctors allowed being not prohibited in law, CBDT circular only applicable A.Y. 2013-14 onwards

Syncom Formulations (I) Ltd. Vs DCIT (ITAT Mumbai)

ITAT Mumbai held in the case Syncom Formulations (I) Ltd. vs. DCIT that receiving of gifts by doctors is prohibited by MCI guidelines but giving of the same by manufacturer is not prohibited under any law for the time being in force....

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