Category: Income Tax

Income Declaration & Direct Tax Dispute Resolution Scheme 2016. Stakeholder’s views invited on issues requiring further clarification/guidance.

Income Declaration & Direct Tax Dispute Resolution Scheme 2016 Government of India Ministry of Finance Department of Revenue Central Board of Direct Taxes PRESS RELEASE New Delhi, 12th May, 2016 Subject: The Income Declaration Scheme 2016 & The Direct Tax Dispute Resolution Scheme 2016. The Income Declaration Scheme, …

No difference between gift and settlement for capital gain. Holding period of previous owner (settlor) transferring capital asset u/s 2(42A) to be counted

No difference between gift and settlement for capital gains purposes. In a recent judgment, ITAT, Chennai has held that  there is no difference between a gift and settlement and for the purpose of computing capital gains, the holding period of the capital asset (Trade Mark) transferred,  the holding period …

No mandatory show cause notice requirement us 263. Only reasonable opportunity of hearing to be afforded to the assessee-Supreme Court

No mandatory show cause notice requirement us 263-SC. Only reasonable opportunity of hearing to be afforded to the assessee The Supreme Court in its latest judgment delivered in the case of legendary Indian Movie actor Amitabh Bachchan (Big-B) has upheld and restored the CIT revisionary order u/s 263 …

ITR AL schedule capture assets, liabilities details not net worth. For AY 2016-17 Schedule AL is applicable if total income exceeds Rs.50 lakh

ITR AL schedule capture assets liabilities not net worth details.  Press Release of Finance Ministry dated 10/05/2016 Declaration of Assets & Liabilities in the new ITR forms Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) have released new income-tax return forms with mandatory provisions of declaring Assets & Liabilities (A&L) …

India-Mauritius double taxation avoidance convention amendment protocol for prevention of tax evasion on income and capital gains-CBDT

India-Mauritius double taxation avoidance convention amendment protocol for prevention of tax evasion on income and capital gains. Government of India Ministry of Finance Department of Revenue Central Board of Direct Taxes PRESS RELEASE New Delhi, 10th May, 2016 Subject: Protocol for amendment of the Convention for the avoidance …

15% deduction for CPWD and State PWD rate variation allowable when AO estimated construction cost based on valuation cell report using CPWD Rates

15% deduction for CPWD and State PWD rate variation allowable when AO estimated the cost of building construction based on the report of the valuation cell. This was stated by ITAT Visakhapatnam in a recent judgment as under: Case Law Details: I.T.A.No.430/Vizag/2014  Assessment Year: 2007-08 B. Madhusudhana Reddy  vs. ACIT Date …

The Word record us 154 include all records available with AO. Rectification of Mistake not confined to mere clerical or arithmetical mistake-ITAT

The Word record us 154 include all records available with AO. Rectification of Mistake not confined to mere clerical or arithmetical mistake. Meaning of the word “record” was clarified by ITAT Visakhapatnam in a recent judgment as under: Case Law Details: ITA No.727/Vizag/2013  Assessment Year: 2008-09 M/s. Y.V.R. & …

No Violation us 269SS-loan accepted passing journal entries. Penalty 271D can not be levied for acknowledgment of loan by passing journal entries

No Violation us 269SS-loan accepted passing journal entries. When the loan is accepted by acknowledgement of debt by passing journal entries in the books of accounts it cannot be considered as acceptance of loan in violation of the provisions of section 269SS of the Act, consequently, no penalty …

EVC of e-returns from AY 2009-10 to 2014-15 pending due to non-receipt of ITR-V at CPC latest by 31-08-2016-CBDT Notification-13/2016

EVC of e-returns from AY 2009-10 to 2014-15 pending due to non-receipt of ITR-V at CPC latest by 31-08-2016-CBDT Notification-13/2016 CIRCULAR NO 13/2016 GOVERNMENT OF INDIA MINISTRY OF FINANCE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE CENTRAL BOARD OF DIRECT TAXES New Delhi, 9th May, 2016 Subject:- Verification of tax-returns for Assessment …