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Cost Inflation Index – Meaning & Index from 1981-82 to 2017-18

Income Tax - Article discusses Meaning of Cost Inflation Index (CII) which is used for Computation of Long Term Capital Gain. Cost Inflation index are Notified by CBDT every year and till date CBDT has notified Cost Inflation Index for the Financial Year 1981-82 to Financial year 2016-17. Cost Inflation index are used for computing indexed cost of ac...

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Tax Benefits Available to Senior Citizens

Income Tax - A person becomes senior citizen under Income Tax Act in any year after attaining the age of 60 even for one day. Once he attains 60 years, his status as senior citizen in that financial year, gives him some relief .There are not many income tax exemptions available for senior citizens. ...

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Eight Common Myths & Misconceptions about tax

Income Tax - In this article we have discussed right Myth or Mis-Conceptions related to Income Tax Prevalent in the Mind of General Taxpayers related to Personal Taxation. Article Aims to clear such Mis-Conceptions. The following are some of the myths and real facts related to same:- ....

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How to Compute Turnover In Case of Future & Options, Speculation for Tax Audit

Income Tax - In the instant case, since the purchase and sale of shares are delivery based, the gross sale value has to be taken as the turnover. Therefore, if the gross sale value exceeds Rs 100 lakh, a chartered accountant must conduct a tax audit under Section 44AB. It is understood that you are a regular trader in shares carrying on the business ...

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Related Party Transactions & Legal Provisions

Income Tax - In this article an attempt has been made to make a analysis of provisions under different laws relating to Related Party Transactions. An awareness of various provisions is very much required so as to take adequate care while entering into related party transaction and disclosing the same in the Financial Statements....

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Cost Inflation Indexed Cost Calculator

Income Tax - Calculate Long term capital gain on sale of capital Assets other then shares with the help of Indexation.- We have given below the Cost Inflation (CII) Index calculator which automatically calculates Indexed cost of your asset. In the calculator You just have to fill the Year of Sale, Year of Purchase , Cost of Purchase/Acquisition/Improv...

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Know Your PAN and TAN Application Status on SMS

Income Tax - National Securities Depository Limited (NSDL) processes PAN and TAN applications on behalf of Income Tax Department. With a view to keep the applicant updated about the status of his application, NSDL has launched a Short Message Service (SMS) based facility. The applicant can send an SMS to 53030 with a message containing the word PAN fo...

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926 branches of Banks to accept Advance Income Tax in Mumbai and Navi Mumbai

Income Tax - As many as 926 computerised branches of public and private sector banks will receive advance income tax in Mumbai and Navi Mumbai. These arrangements have been made for the convenience of the Income Tax assesses. Of the 926 bank branches 862 branches are public sector bank branches, 35 HDFC bank branches, 10 ICICI bank branches and 19 AXI...

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Income Tax department to publish and expose names of tax defaulters on newspapers

Income Tax - Tax defaulters beware! With tax recovery to the tune of more than Rs one lakh crore held up for lack of information about the whereabouts of defaulters, the Income Tax(I-T) department is working on plans to publish their names in newspapers. The problem has been further compounded with several of the tax defaulters having created 'benami'...

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Gujarat not ready for implementation of GST

Income Tax - Though the Goods and Services Tax (GST) bill has been tabled in the Lok Sabha, the Gujarat government today said in the state Assembly that it was not ready to implement it. Minister of State for Industries, Saurabh Patel, told the House that state government was not prepared to implement GST as it would take away state's autonomy in tax...

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Making and sale of advertising materials for customers is advertisement service liable for service tax

CCE & C Vs Zodiac Advertisers (Kerala High Court) - The making and sale of advertising materials for customers in the form of banner or hoarding or film-slide, etc. is `advertisement' as defined under section 65(2); all commercial concerns engaged in any of the activities connected with advertisement, which includes making, preparing, displaying or e...

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Department need not provide reason for search U/s. 132

Genom Biotech Vs. DIT (Bombay High Court) - Search & seizure action u/s 132 was undertaken at the assessee’s premises. Thereafter an order of provisional attachment u/s 281B was passed. The assessee filed a writ petition challenging the validity of the search and the provisional attachment. HELD dismissing the Petition: (1) Search action u/...

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Disallowance of Excise duty, if any, to be made under section 145A

DCIT Vs Hitech Plast Containers (I) Ltd. (ITAT Mumbai) - 6. We have verified the orders and heard:the rival contentions. There is no dispute that there was a qualification in the auditors report whereby the auditors had mentioned Rs.27,47,258/ - as the adjustment required u/s. 145A of the Act for the purpose of valuing the closing stock. Copy of the compu...

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Penalty can not be imposed for non deduction of TDS if assessee was prohibited by reasonable cause

Sahara India Financial Corpn. Ltd. Vs Addl. CIT (ITAT Delhi) - 3. We have duly considered the rival contentions and gone through the records carefully. Learned Assessing Officer as well as learned CIT(Appeals) have given much emphasis on the point whether assessee has committed a default within the meaning of sec. 194-A by not deducting the TDS when interest wa...

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AAR on tax liability of a partnership firm to be formed in Canada by a Canadian company for executing its PSCs in India

Canoro Resources Limited, In re (Authority for Advance Rulings-Income Tax) - 10.1 It is the common stand of both - the applicant and the Revenue, that the nature of income arising from the transfer of the applicant's participating interest in Amguri block to the proposed partnership firm, shall be capital gains. Where they differ is regarding the mode of computation of that ...

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Circular on Validity of Form ‘I’ under Central Sales Tax Act

Trade Circular No. 19 T of 2009 - (20/06/2009) - Considering the genuine difficulty faced by the Trade in this respect, the instructions contained in Trade Circular No.8T of 2005 are being modified. Sales Tax authorities are instructed to also allow declarations in Form 'I' issued by Sales Tax authorities of other States. This will be applicable f...

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Ex- President, Ex- Senior Vice-President, Ex-Vice-President and Members cannot practice before ITAT

Notification - F. No. A-12018/2/2007 – Admin III (LA) - (03/06/2009) - Ministry of Law & Justice, Department of legal Affairs, New Delhi Notification Dated : 3rd June 2009 GSR 889 (E). In exercise of the powers conferred by the Proviso to section 309 of the Constitution...

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Accounting for taxes on income – AS 22-Treatment of deferred tax asset and liabilities

Circular No. DNBS.PD/CC. No. 142/03.05.002 - (09/06/2009) - Accounting for taxes on income – Accounting Standard 22 – Treatment of deferred tax assets (DTA) and deferred tax liabilities (DTL) for computation of capital CIRCULAR No.DNBS.PD/CC. No. 142/03.05.002, dated 9-6-2009 NBFCs were advised vide DNBS (PD) C.C. No. 124/ 03.05.002/ 2008-09 date...

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Notification No. 47/2009 – Income Tax Dated 1/6/2009

Notification No. 47/2009 - Income Tax - (01/06/2009) - Notification No. 47/2009 - Income Tax In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-sections (1) and (2) of section 120 of the Income tax Act, 1961 (43 of 1961), the Central Board of Direct Taxes hereby makes the following amendments in the notification of the Government of India, Ministry of Finance ...

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New TDS and TCS payment and information reporting system

Circular No. 02/2009-Income tax - (21/05/2009) - CIRCULAR NO. 02 / 2009 One of the fundamental principles of financial accounting is that if a person claims credit for payment of money to a third person, the credit should be allowed only if the payment and the information relating to the transaction have been received from the third person. The ...

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Cost Inflation Index – Meaning & Index from 1981-82 to 2017-18

Article discusses Meaning of Cost Inflation Index (CII) which is used for Computation of Long Term Capital Gain. Cost Inflation index are Notified by CBDT every year and till date CBDT has notified Cost Inflation Index for the Financial Year 1981-82 to Financial year 2016-17. Cost Inflation index are used for computing indexed cost of ac...

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Tax Benefits Available to Senior Citizens

A person becomes senior citizen under Income Tax Act in any year after attaining the age of 60 even for one day. Once he attains 60 years, his status as senior citizen in that financial year, gives him some relief .There are not many income tax exemptions available for senior citizens. ...

Read More
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Eight Common Myths & Misconceptions about tax

In this article we have discussed right Myth or Mis-Conceptions related to Income Tax Prevalent in the Mind of General Taxpayers related to Personal Taxation. Article Aims to clear such Mis-Conceptions. The following are some of the myths and real facts related to same:- ....

Read More
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How to Compute Turnover In Case of Future & Options, Speculation for Tax Audit

In the instant case, since the purchase and sale of shares are delivery based, the gross sale value has to be taken as the turnover. Therefore, if the gross sale value exceeds Rs 100 lakh, a chartered accountant must conduct a tax audit under Section 44AB. It is understood that you are a regular trader in shares carrying on the business ...

Read More
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Related Party Transactions & Legal Provisions

In this article an attempt has been made to make a analysis of provisions under different laws relating to Related Party Transactions. An awareness of various provisions is very much required so as to take adequate care while entering into related party transaction and disclosing the same in the Financial Statements....

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Format of Advance Tax Reminder to be sent to clients

Your attention is drawn towards your legal liability for estimating income for the current year and payment of Advance Tax under the Income Tax Act 1961. THE LAST DATE FOR PAYMENT OF FOURTH & FINAL INSTALEMNT OF 25% OF ESTIMATED TAX LIABILITY IS 15TH DAY OF MARCH 2012, thereby making cumulative payment of 100 % of the total yearly estimat...

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Role of Chartered Accountant in Your Growth

What a chartered accountant does exactly is something unknown, which is of course if you’re not an accountant yourself. For many people, an accountant is something that they feel they only need once a year when they are doing their taxes returns. But business and CA are more than just taxes. If you are only using your CA for your tax re...

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Cost Inflation Indexed Cost Calculator

Calculate Long term capital gain on sale of capital Assets other then shares with the help of Indexation.- We have given below the Cost Inflation (CII) Index calculator which automatically calculates Indexed cost of your asset. In the calculator You just have to fill the Year of Sale, Year of Purchase , Cost of Purchase/Acquisition/Improv...

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Posted Under: Income Tax |

Know Your PAN and TAN Application Status on SMS

National Securities Depository Limited (NSDL) processes PAN and TAN applications on behalf of Income Tax Department. With a view to keep the applicant updated about the status of his application, NSDL has launched a Short Message Service (SMS) based facility. The applicant can send an SMS to 53030 with a message containing the word PAN fo...

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926 branches of Banks to accept Advance Income Tax in Mumbai and Navi Mumbai

As many as 926 computerised branches of public and private sector banks will receive advance income tax in Mumbai and Navi Mumbai. These arrangements have been made for the convenience of the Income Tax assesses. Of the 926 bank branches 862 branches are public sector bank branches, 35 HDFC bank branches, 10 ICICI bank branches and 19 AXI...

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