Transfer Pricing

Concept of Secondary Adjustment & changes proposed in Finance bill 2019

Income Tax - ♣ Secondary Adjustment has been inserted vide section 92CE by the Finance Act, 2017, in order to align TP provisions with OECD TP Guidelines and “international best practices”. ♣ Secondary adjustment means an adjustment in the books of accounts of the taxpayer and its associated enterprise (‘AE’) to reflect that the actual all...

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Transfer Pricing in India

Income Tax - A substantial volume of global trade comprises transactions between related enterprises within groups of multinational enterprises (MNEs). The transactions between such related or associated enterprises may take place under conditions different from those taking place between independent enterprises....

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Penalties under Transfer Pricing Provisions

Income Tax - The Income tax Act 1961, has prescribed penal provisions for default in compliance with the provisions of the a TP regulations, which are summarized below: Nature of default Relevant Section of the Act Nature of penalty Under Reporting of income arising in the cases other than the case referred in sub section (9) 270A(2) read […]...

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Introduction of Significant Economic Presence (SEP) | Section 9

Income Tax - Significant economic presence shall mean–i. Any transaction in respect of any goods, services or property carried out by a non-resident in India including provision of download of data or software in India if the aggregate of payments arising from such transaction or transactions during the previous year exceeds the amount as may be pre...

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Budget 2019: International Tax, Transfer Pricing & Non-Resident Taxation

Income Tax - Article analyses Budget Proposals by the Finance Act (No. 2), 2019 – Relevant for International Tax, Transfer Pricing & Non-Resident which includes Amendment of section 9 – Gift made to person outside India (non-resident), Amendment of section 9A – Providing relaxation in condition for offshore funds, Amendment of sectio...

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Introduce threshold limit of Rs. 25 crore for SDT documentation requirements: ICAI

Income Tax - The Finance Act 2012 has introduced DTP in spite of existing provisions under the Act which empower the Assessing Officer (AO) to re-compute the income of assessees availing profit-linked deductions if there are transactions with related parties or other undertakings of the same assessee...

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Acceptance of Transfer Pricing MAP and bilateral APA – Reg.

Income Tax - Clarification of India’s position on the acceptance of MAP and bilateral APA in cases of countries where Article 9(2) of OECD Model Tax Commentary is absent...

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Guidance Note on Transfer Pricing Report U/s. 92E of Income Tax Act, 1961

Income Tax - ICAI has released the 6th Edition (November 2017) of the Guidance Note on Report Under Section 92E of the Income Tax Act, 1961 (Transfer Pricing). This Guidance Note was previously revised in February, 2013 , August 2013 and October 2016. The ICAI has revised Guidance note on Report under Section 92E of the Income Tax […]...

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Fighting Tax Crime: The Ten Global Principles

Income Tax - This report sets out the 10 essential principles for effectively fighting tax crimes. It covers the legal, institutional, administrative, and operational aspects necessary for putting in place an efficient system for fighting tax crimes and other financial crimes. It draws on the insights and experience of jurisdictions around the world. ...

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Effective Inter-Agency Co-Operation in Fighting Tax Crimes and Other Financial Crimes (Third Edition)

Income Tax - This report describes the current position in 51 countries as to the law and practice for domestic inter-agency co-operation in fighting tax crimes and other financial crimes including, for the first time, co-operation with authorities responsible for the investigation and prosecution of corruption. It identifies successful practices base...

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No adjustment if impact of outstanding receivable considered in Working Capital

M/s. Barco Electronic Systems (P.) Ltd. Vs. DCIT (ITAT Delhi) - M/s. Barco Electronic Systems (P.) Ltd. Vs. DCIT (ITAT Delhi) Facts of the Case ♣ Barco Electronic Systems Pvt. Ltd. ( taxpayer) is engaged in business of manufacturing of projectors and parts, trading in visual display products and provision of software development services. ♣ During the year u...

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Bright Line Test cannot be applied for determining AMP expenses

Whirlpool of India Ltd. Vs DCIT (ITAT Delhi) - Bright line test is not an appropriate yardstick for determining existence of an international transaction for calculating arms length price....

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ITAT allows tax relief of Rs. 5 crore to actor Shilpa Shetty

Shilpa Shetty Vs ACIT (ITAT Mumbai) - As the actor Shilpa Shetty was a brand ambassador for IPL team Rajasthan Royals, she was bound to render certain services without any charge to subsidiary company JIPL owned by holding company of her husband and assessee did not receive any consideration for the services rendered to JICPL, in the ab...

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ALP of corporate guarantee cannot be determined by comparing with bank guarantee

CIT Vs M/s. Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd. (Supreme Court of India) - CIT Vs M/s. Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd. (Supreme Court of India) Hon;ble Supreme Court Upheld the Judgment of Hon;ble HIgh Court and held that Arm’s length price of corporate guarantee could not be determined on the basis of comparison with bank guarantee and as such, High Court rightly affirmed...

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Benchmarking of royalty payments without adopting any of prescribed methods by TPO was invalid

ACIT Vs. Netafim Irrigation India Pvt. Ltd. (ITAT Mumbai) - Where TPO was not convinced with the benchmarking of international transaction of assessee, he should have independently benchmarked the arm's length price of royalty payment by adopting any one of the prescribed methods which he had failed to do and determined arm's length price at nil on purely ad...

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Govt notifies Multilateral Convention to implement Measures to Prevent BEPS

Notification No. 57/2019-Income Tax [S.O. 2887(E)] - (09/08/2019) - Whereas the Multilateral Convention to Implement Tax Treaty related Measures to Prevent Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (hereinafter referred to as the “the said Convention”) was signed by India at Paris, France on the 7th day of June, 2017;...

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Draft Amendment To Transfer Pricing Rule 10CB related to Computation of Interest Income U/s 92CE

F. No. 370142/12/2017-TPL - (19/06/2018) - Amendment in Rule 10CB of Income-tax Rules, 1962 in respect of computation of interest income pursuant to secondary adjustment made under section 92CE of Income-tax Act, 1961 – Comments and suggestions ...

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Draft notification proposing amendment to rule 44E, Form 34C, 34D & 34DA

F.No.370142/34/2016-TPL (Part) - (10/04/2018) - Draft notification proposing an amendment to rule 44E, Form 34C, 34D and 34DA as per BEPS action item 5, for improving transparency in relation to tax rulings– comments and suggestions...

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CBDT notifies rules for Country-By-Country Report and Master File rules

Notification No. 92/2017-Income Tax [S.O. 3497(E)] - (31/10/2017) - Information and documents to be kept and maintained under proviso to sub-section (I) of section 92D and to be furnished in terms of sub-section (4) of section 92D. 10DA. (1) Every person, being a constituent entity of an international group shall,-...

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Country-by-Country reporting & furnishing of master file- Draft TP rules

F. No. 370142/25/2017-TPL - (06/10/2017) - It is proposed to insert rulac 10DA, 10DB and form nos. 3CEBA to 3CEBE in the Income-tax Rules, 1962 (`the Rules'), laying down the guidelines for maintaining and furnishing of transfer pricing documentation in the Master File and Country-by-Country report. In this regard, the following guidelines a...

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No adjustment if impact of outstanding receivable considered in Working Capital

M/s. Barco Electronic Systems (P.) Ltd. Vs. DCIT (ITAT Delhi)

M/s. Barco Electronic Systems (P.) Ltd. Vs. DCIT (ITAT Delhi) Facts of the Case ♣ Barco Electronic Systems Pvt. Ltd. ( taxpayer) is engaged in business of manufacturing of projectors and parts, trading in visual display products and provision of software development services. ♣ During the year under consideration, the taxpayer entered...

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Comprehensive cases summary of Captive Service Providers Jan 19 to July 19

Download comprehensive cases summary of Captive Service Providers- January 2019 to July 2019 from the link given below-    ...

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Govt notifies Multilateral Convention to implement Measures to Prevent BEPS

Notification No. 57/2019-Income Tax [S.O. 2887(E)] (09/08/2019)

Whereas the Multilateral Convention to Implement Tax Treaty related Measures to Prevent Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (hereinafter referred to as the “the said Convention”) was signed by India at Paris, France on the 7th day of June, 2017;...

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Bright Line Test cannot be applied for determining AMP expenses

Whirlpool of India Ltd. Vs DCIT (ITAT Delhi)

Bright line test is not an appropriate yardstick for determining existence of an international transaction for calculating arms length price....

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ITAT allows tax relief of Rs. 5 crore to actor Shilpa Shetty

Shilpa Shetty Vs ACIT (ITAT Mumbai)

As the actor Shilpa Shetty was a brand ambassador for IPL team Rajasthan Royals, she was bound to render certain services without any charge to subsidiary company JIPL owned by holding company of her husband and assessee did not receive any consideration for the services rendered to JICPL, in the absence of any 'price', the provision of s...

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Concept of Secondary Adjustment & changes proposed in Finance bill 2019

♣ Secondary Adjustment has been inserted vide section 92CE by the Finance Act, 2017, in order to align TP provisions with OECD TP Guidelines and “international best practices”. ♣ Secondary adjustment means an adjustment in the books of accounts of the taxpayer and its associated enterprise (‘AE’) to reflect that the actual all...

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Posted Under: Income Tax |

Transfer Pricing in India

A substantial volume of global trade comprises transactions between related enterprises within groups of multinational enterprises (MNEs). The transactions between such related or associated enterprises may take place under conditions different from those taking place between independent enterprises....

Read More
Posted Under: Income Tax |

Penalties under Transfer Pricing Provisions

The Income tax Act 1961, has prescribed penal provisions for default in compliance with the provisions of the a TP regulations, which are summarized below: Nature of default Relevant Section of the Act Nature of penalty Under Reporting of income arising in the cases other than the case referred in sub section (9) 270A(2) read […]...

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Posted Under: Income Tax |

Introduction of Significant Economic Presence (SEP) | Section 9

Significant economic presence shall mean–i. Any transaction in respect of any goods, services or property carried out by a non-resident in India including provision of download of data or software in India if the aggregate of payments arising from such transaction or transactions during the previous year exceeds the amount as may be pre...

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Posted Under: Income Tax |

ALP of corporate guarantee cannot be determined by comparing with bank guarantee

CIT Vs M/s. Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd. (Supreme Court of India)

CIT Vs M/s. Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd. (Supreme Court of India) Hon;ble Supreme Court Upheld the Judgment of Hon;ble HIgh Court and held that Arm’s length price of corporate guarantee could not be determined on the basis of comparison with bank guarantee and as such, High Court rightly affirmed the view taken by ITAT deleting the [&h...

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