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Aerial View Of “Regulatory Compliances Expected From Public Charitable Trusts”

Large number of Trustees of Charitable Trusts who are engrossed in philanthropic work are unwary to compliances imposed by relevant statutes. Enlisted below are few such points which could enable stakeholders to understand applicable statute and ensure its compliance: ...

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Depreciation on assets allowable to trust despite treatment of same as Income Application : SC

Commissioner of Income tax Vs Rajasthan and Gujarat Charitable Foundation Poona (Supreme Court of India)

Assessing Officer view in disallowing the depreciation which was claimed under Section 32 of the Act was that once the capital expenditure is treated as application of income for charitable purposes, the assessees had virtually enjoyed a 100 per cent write off of the cost of assets and, therefore, the grant of depreciation would amount to...

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Analysis of Provisions related to tax on Accreted Income of Certain Trusts and Institutions

There was no provision in the Income-tax Act which ensured that the corpus and asset base of the trust accreted over period of time, with promise of it being used for charitable purpose, continues to be utilized for charitable purposes and is not used for any other purpose....

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Section 13(3) : ITAT upheld exemption to trust who received grant from ABN AMRO Foundation & RBS Bank India

ADIT (E)-II(1) Vs. M/s. RBS Foundation India (ITAT Mumbai)

ADIT Vs. M/s. RBS Foundation India (ITAT Mumbai) Assessee is a limited share registered company under section 25 of the Act and is a separate and independent legal entity wherein RBS Bank India or ABN AMRO Foundation, Netherlands are neither the shareholders nor the promoters of the assessee. The assessee company has been formed with [&he...

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5 amendments related to Charitable / religious trusts by FA 2017

Finance Act’2017 had made some major changes relating to Charitable and religious trusts. In this Article we have discussed five major amendments which are affecting Charitable and religious trusts....

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Benefits of Registration u/s 12A of Income Tax Act, 1961

Section 2(15) defines Charitable Purpose and sections 11, 12, 12A, 12AA and 13 of the Income –tax Act, are the main sections that deal with scheme of taxation exemption in respect of income of charitable or religious trusts/institution....

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Registration under FCRA cannot be denied to society on mere bald report on use of Foreign Contribution

DR R N Gupta Technical Education Society Vs Union of India (Delhi High Court)

The petitioner - a Society registered under the Societies Registration Act, 1860 - has filed the present petition impugning communications dated 01.08.2014 and 07.12.2015 (hereafter referred to as the impugned communications)...

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Sec. 11 Interest on donation exempt if same forms part of corpus on donor instruction

Commissioner of Income Tax Vs M/s Mata Amrithandamayi Mata (Kerala High Court)

CIT Vs M/s Mata Amrithandamayi Mata (Kerala High Court) A reading of Section 11 shows that subject to the provisions of Sections 62 and 63, the incomes enumerated therein shall not be included in the total income of the previous year of the person in receipt of the income. The person in receipt of the […]...

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Merely charging of fees does not make an educational institute non charitable

Jaycees Public School Vs. ITO (ITAT Delhi)

Jaycees Public School Vs. ITO (ITAT Delhi) We do not find that assessee is not engaged in the educational activities as merely charging of the fees does not make it existing for the purposes of the profit. ...

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Registration of Charitable or Religious Trusts -Draft Rules

The Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) has issued “Draft Rules” to amend Rule 17A & Form 10A of Income Tax Rules, 1961 relating to the registration of religious & charitable trusts as proposed in the Finance Act of 2017. The Department has given time up to 27th October for stakeholders to give their comments […]...

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