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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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Natsamrat’s Love, Gift and Income Tax

When it comes to Love, it is obvious that we carry out monetary transactions and even lending and borrowing of money is done, but we have to be careful, proper planning should be made; so that one should not suffer like Natsamrat. Natsamrat is famous Marathi movie of Nana Patekar. Wherein Father gifted all his assets to loved children’s...

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Receipt without consideration (Gift) from Non-Relatives – A Tool for Tax Planning

Any receipt without consideration or receipt with inadequate consideration from relatives (as defined under Income Tax Act) is not taxable. However, certain receipt without consideration or receipt with inadequate consideration even from non-relatives is not taxable. ...

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Gift Receipt without Consideration to Persons other than Individuals & HUF

In Layman’s language, gift is transfer of goods or property (movable or immovable) from one person to another without consideration. As per Income Tax Act, Receipt without consideration or Receipt with inadequate consideration, by individuals and Hindu Undivided Family is chargeable to Income Tax. ...

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