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Modes of investment or deposits | Section 11(5) | Income Tax Act

Modes of investment or deposits by a Charitable or Religious Trust or Institution as per provisions of Section 11(5) of the Income Tax Act, 1961 Surplus fund of the Charitable entities should be invested as per forms and modes prescribed under section 11(5) of Income Tax Act. Investment in shares by a charitable Trust As […]...

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Indian Trust -Sec-2(15) –Is it really a boon for Public Charitable Trusts?

The Charitable institutions play important supplementary role, apart from Govt of India/States social welfare depts., in uplifting the poor from poor economic conditions to and try to shield them from starvation. ...

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Assessments of Charitable Trusts- Excess Application of Income

The assessment of charitable trusts until Finance Act 2008, was an easy task, with most of the litigative issues being settled. However, due to the amendment carried out in the term 'charitable purpose' under Sec 2(15) in the said Act, the Department started out with a vengeance, in cancelling registrations and rejecting applications for ...

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Taxation of Charitable/Religious Trust

Shalki Bansal Charitable/religious trusts are the trusts which are formed with an objective of providing relief to poor, education, medical relief, preservation of environment/ monuments , advancement of objects of general public utility, religious purpose, etc. There taxation has always been a point of concern. The entire income of such ...

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Income Tax provisions relating to Private Trust (Family Trust)

The Indian Trust Act, 1882, governs a Private Trust. Private trust is a vehicle through which property can be transferred from one person (owner) to another for the benefit of an individual or an ascertainable group of people. A private trust is created for the benefit of specific individuals i.e., individuals who are defined and [&hellip...

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Taxation of voluntary Contributions received by Trusts/ Charitable Institutions

Trusts and other charitable institutions generally receive money from Voluntary Contributions from members and from the general public, let us look at the taxation aspects of these voluntary contributions....

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How to Raise Funds For NGO

Dear readers, as you all know activities related to Social Welfare are part of our Society. Some peoples from society take this initiative to do Social welfare activities to help needy peoples. In the Current situation of COVID -19, the whole economy is in lockdown and the NGO of India has taken the responsibility along […]...

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Income Tax Provisions relating to Religious Trusts

The Income Tax Act makes a distinction between Trusts for charitable purposes and those for religious purposes, though both are entitled to exemption under section 11 of the Act. The creation of religious charitable trusts is governed by the personal laws of the religion. The administration of these religious trusts can either be left to ...

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Additional Income Tax compliance burden for Charitable/Religious Trusts

A New Era of Taxation of Charitable/Religious Trusts-Facing the challenges ahead amid a Paradigm Shift in the Regulatory Scheme clothed with some additional compliance burden for the Financial Year 2020-21 This year the Taxman has come with a substantial overhaul having regard to the taxation of the Trusts, Societies, NGOs etc. i.e. Char...

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Tax on Capital gain on sale of Assets by Charitable Trust/NGO

The definition of income under section 2(24) includes Capital Gains and therefore for the purposes of section 11, Capital Gains should form part of the income and consequently it should be treated at par with any other income under section 11....

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