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Parameters for Splitting of GST Revenue Between Centre and States(11.08.2015)

Under the proposed General Sales Tax regime, the Centre would levy and collect Central Goods and Services Tax, and States would levy and collect the S.....

Tags : general sales tax, levy, apportion



Tax Benefits to notified backward areas in Bihar(19.08.2015)

The Income Tax Act, 1961 has been amended by the Finance Act 2015 providing tax benefits to notified backward areas in Bihar, to give these areas an o.....

Tags : Bihar, backward area, tax benefit



Judgments

Difference between sales tax charged and NPV paid not includible as transaction value(06.10.2015)

Distinguishing three judgments of the Supreme Court that the difference between amounts collected by Assessee from its customers as sales tax and the .....

Tags : excise, sales tax, net present value, transaction value



Expenditure on solicitor’s eye operation not business expense(28.10.2015)

The Bombay High Court upheld an order of the ITAT excluding expenditure by the Assessee on eye treatments to improve vision. The Tribunal had determin.....

Tags : Personal expense, business, tax, deduction



Contradictory ‘dominance’ reports for the same market bewilder CCI(09.02.2016)

The Competition Commission of India dismissed a complaint by Mega Cab, a popular app-cab operator, for investigation into the creation of barriers to .....

Tags : Radio taxi, relevant market, financial backing, exlclusivity



Municipal taxes would be a part of the "rent" payable by tenant to landlord(09.08.2018)

Present appeal by special leave by the landlord is against the order passed by the Calcutta High Court. Proceeding were under the West Bengal Premises.....

Tags : Municipal taxes, Payment, Obligation



Value of both supply and service is to be added for payment of service tax under composition scheme(18.09.2018)

The facts of the matter are that, the Respondent/Assessee is registered with the department for various services such as erection, commissioning and i.....

Tags : Valuation, Tax, Evasion



A thing is a part of the other, if other cannot function without it(26.03.2019)

In facts of present case, the Respondent is engaged in the business of trading of spare parts of mining machinery, steel wire ropes, standard wires, w.....

Tags : Goods, Classification, Rate of tax, Levy



Remittance made by the assessee abroad towards commission expenses is not chargeable to tax in India(11.01.2021)

In instant case, the Assessing Officer (AO) disallowed claim towards commission expenses on export sales to the extent of Rs. 78,90,570 in the course .....

Tags : Assessment, Tax, Levy



Assessing Officer cannot reopen assessment on erroneous assumptions(15.09.2015)

To reopen a concluded income tax assessment for escaped income, a reason to suspect cannot be a reason to believe, which must be rational and bear a d.....

Tags : Tax, assessment, escaped income, belief



In order to bring ‘Business profits’ of a resident of the other country to tax in India within the ambit of Article 7 of DTAA, foreign enterprise must have a Permanent Establishment (PE) in India(15.06.2021)

The assessee is a company registered in, and a tax resident of the United States of America. No return of income was filed for the year under consider.....

Tags : Assessment, Tax, Levy



Payment made by hospital to consultant doctors requires deduction of tax at source under Section 194J of IT Act(12.07.2021)

The revenue is aggrieved by findings of Learned Commissioner of Income Tax (Appeal) [CIT(A)] that, the payment made by assessee hospital to certain co.....

Tags : Tax deduction, Applicability, Provision



Certificate from Collector has to be placed by the assessee to determine that particular land comes under the urban land or agricultural land(27.07.2022)

The assessee is an individual derives income by way of rent, interest and agriculture etc. The assessee filed return of net wealth for A.Y. 2010-11 de.....

Tags : Wealth tax, Addition, Legality



Service can be taxable in the hands of the recipient in India only when the part of it is performed in India(26.09.2022)

The issue involved in the present case is that whether the Appellant is liable to pay service tax in respect of exhibition service provided by foreign.....

Tags : Tax, Levy, Legality



Liability to deduct tax under Section 195 of IT Act arises only when the "sum" being paid is chargeable to tax under the IT Act(20.07.2022)

The Assessee had entered into an agreement with GSI Engine B.V., {a tax resident of Netherland, having its head office at Netherland} qua an aircraft .....

Tags : Tax, Provision, Applicability



Leave Travel Concession has to be availed by an employee within certain limitations, prescribed by the law; LTC is not for a foreign travel(04.11.2022)

The Appellant (State Bank of India) has challenged the judgement passed by a Division Bench of the High Court which has dismissed the appeal filed by .....

Tags : Payment, LTC, Tax deduction



CIT(A) cannot change the provision of law qua the item of which assessment was made(21.12.2022)

The assessee filed her return of income for the assessment year 2011-12 returning total income of ₹.2,35,280. During the course of remand proceedings .....

Tags : Income Tax Appellate Tribunal, Chennai



Reasons for the formation of the belief must have rational connection with or relevant bearing on the formation of the belief(18.01.2023)

The assessee is a resident individual engaged in Multi-Level-Marketing on agency basis, had filed return of income ["ITR"] for AY 2011-12 declaring to.....

Tags : Assessment, Tax, Levy



Machinery provision which enables the Assessee to avail concession or benefit conferred by substantive provision in the Act need to be construed liberally(05.09.2017)

In facts of present case, The Appellant is the owner of the premises. It consists of two-storey building and some land appurtenant thereto ("the premi.....

Tags : Valuation, Premises, Tax, Payment



SVLDR Scheme is required to be interpreted liberally to further its object(22.05.2023)

The Petitioner has filed the present petition under Article 226 of the Constitution of India, 1950 impugning the decision of the concerned authority t.....

Tags : Tax dues, SVLDR Scheme, Applicability



Same activity can be taxed as ‘goods’ and ‘services’ provided contract is indivisible(10.04.2023)

The Revenue has preferred the present appeals feeling aggrieved with the impugned judgment and order passed by the CESTAT, by which the CESTAT has hel.....

Tags : Design services, Levy, Tax



Common maintenance charges cannot be termed as the income of the assessee(28.09.2023)

The only dispute raised by the assessee is against the taxation of maintenance charges in its hands as income from house property. The Assessing Offic.....

Tags : Maintenance charges, tax, Levy



Demand of Service Tax on ocean freight cannot sustain(25.03.2024)

The Appellant is engaged in providing Custom House Agent Services, Steamer Agent Services and Business Support Services. The Appellant collected exces.....

Tags : SCN, Tax, Levy



Enemy properties vested in the Custodian are not Union properties; Assessee is liable to pay property tax on it(22.02.2024)

Present Civil Appeal has been filed by the Lucknow Nagar Nigam ('Municipal Corporation') impugning the judgment of the High Court that has allowed the.....

Tags : Tax, Exemption, Eligibility



Income received by way of interest on compensation or on enhanced compensation shall be chargeable to tax(08.04.2024)

The present appeal involves an examination of the taxability of the interest component, earned on compensation or enhanced compensation, ordered under.....

Tags : Tax, Levy, Interest



Amount of surcharge under Section 5A of OST Act to be levied before deducting amount of entry tax paid by a dealer(28.10.2016)

Respondents are engaged in sale and purchase of Motor Vehicles and are registered dealers under Orissa Sales Tax Act, 1947 ('OST Act') as well as unde.....

Tags : Surcharge, Entry tax, Levy



Profits of the foreign enterprise are taxable only where the said enterprise carries on its core business through a permanent establishment(22.07.2020)

Present appeal by the Department revisits the question as to the taxability of income attributable to a “permanent establishment” set up in a fixed pl.....

Tags : Project Office, Taxability, Income



For levy of service tax, a specific amount has to be agreed between service recipient and service provider(27.11.2018)

The Appellant 'Premium Real Estate Developers', New Delhi is a partnership firm and is in the business of real estate trade. The issue involved in thi.....

Tags : Transaction, Tax, Levy



Expenses incurred in preventing misuse of industrial alcohol will suffice for quid pro quo(12.08.2015)

Fee and excise duty collected from an industry to prevent illegal activities which have no causal connection with that industry will 'metamorphose int.....

Tags : fee, tax, causal relationship, quid pro quo



Fee collected by State from industry must bear reasonable nexus to curbing illegal activity in the same industry(12.08.2015)

Fee and excise duty collected from an industry to prevent illegal activities which have no causal connection with that industry will 'metamorphose int.....

Tags : fee, tax, causal relationship, quid pro quo



Supply of tangible goods will fall under the taxable services only when right to possession and effective control is not transferred(02.05.2019)

In facts of present case, during the course of audit it was noticed that, Appellant has recovered rent charges towards rents of gas cylinders obtained.....

Tags : Tax, Levy, Validity



No machinery in Finance Act, 1994 to levy and assess service tax on indivisible composite works contracts(20.08.2015)

A composite works contract should be bifurcated and ascertained before being taxed, but the same is not provided for in the Finance Act, 1994. The Cou.....

Tags : Service tax, composite contract, gross amount



Court to not entertain petition under Article 226 if bona fides of Petitioner in doubt(11.08.2015)

In a case where the Bhishma Pithamaha challenged tax notices issued against another person, the Court held that the petition under Article 226 of the .....

Tags : Tax, article 226, notice



Assessing Officer can impose penalty for default in making payment of tax, but same shall not exceed amount of tax in arrears(01.07.2017)

In the present case, Income Tax Return of Respondent-Assessee was processed under Section 143(1) of Income Tax Act, 1961, demand was raised and penalt.....

Tags : Arrears, Tax, Interest, Inclusion



Levy of VAT on the sale price of transaction yet to take place not sustainable in law(04.08.2015)

The Delhi High Court struck down Explanation 2 to Section 2 (1) (zd) of the Delhi Value Added Tax (Fourth Amendment) Act, 2012 as being ultra vires t.....

Tags : value added tax, delhi, sale, ultra vires



When object of subsidy schemes of State Governments is to encourage development of Multiple Theatre Complexes, incentives are held to be capital in nature(16.06.2023)

The instant appeal filed by the Revenue is directed against the order passed by the Ld. Commissioner of Income Tax (Appeals) treating entertainment ta.....

Tags : Entertainment tax, Exemption, Legality



Supreme Court values excess land owned by Wadiyar royalty(21.09.2015)

In a question on valuation of property for the purposes of wealth tax, the Supreme Court held that property, the overall area of which exceeded that a.....

Tags : Ceiling, valuation, land, wealth tax



CCI dismisses Meru’s ‘dominant position’ complaint against Uber(22.12.2015)

The Competition Commission of India rejected Meru Travel Solutions’ (owner of Meru Cabs) complaint against Uber for holding a dominant position in the.....

Tags : Radio taxi, dominant position, Kolkata, meru, uber



A tax on sale or purchase of goods includes a tax for transfer of right to use goods(04.12.2019)

The question involved in the appeal is whether it is open to the State of Karnataka to levy Sales Tax in view of the Time Charter Agreement dated 8th .....

Tags : Agreement, Transaction, Tax, Levy



Zee Turner saved from service tax liability(01.04.2016)

The Customs Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal saved Zee Turner from service tax levies after accepting submissions that it was merely acting a.....

Tags : Service tax, foreign broadcaster, indian agent



Benefit extended under Customs Act waiving customs duty cannot be taken as waiver of sales tax under state and central laws(21.01.2020)

The admitted factual position in the present cases is that, after importing foreign made cigarettes, the Appellants stored the same in the customs bon.....

Tags : Sales tax, Levy, Legality



Minimisation of tax liability, as long as it is through legitimate tax planning and without using colourable devices, is not at all illegal(20.09.2021)

The assessee is a non-resident Indian. During the relevant previous year, the assessee sold a property, of which he was 50% co-owner on an earning of .....

Tags : Legitimate tax planning



Larger bench to resolve dilemma over sales tax on club F&B(04.06.2016)

A Division Bench of Justices Dipak Misra and Shiva Kirti Singh referred to a larger Bench of the Supreme Court to decide if food and beverage sold by .....

Tags : sales tax, club, permanent members, f&b



Commissioner cannot usurp Department’s plausible view(11.05.2016)

View taken by Assessing Officer, so long as it is a possible view, cannot be interfered by Commissioner under Section 263 of Income Tax Act 1961.
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Tags : Income tax, expenses, further information



Demand For Additional Tax Can Be Made Only If Assessee Intended To Evade Tax(19.03.2020)

Present appeal has been filed by the Assessee challenging the Division Bench judgment of the High Court by which Civil Special Appeal filed by the Rev.....

Tags : Demand, Additional tax, Legality



UAE Exchange Centre’s liaison office in India would not constitute a ‘Permanent Establishment’, thus not liable to pay tax as per provisions of IT Act and DTAAs signed between two nations(24.04.2020)

The Respondent is a limited company incorporated in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). It is engaged in offering, among others, remittance services for t.....

Tags : Liaison office, Tax, Liability



Karnataka’s lifetime tax law on motor vehicles struck down(10.03.2016)

Calling Karnataka Legislature’s manner of requiring registration of a vehicle kept in another State for more than 12 months “clumsy and ham handed”, K.....

Tags : Motor vehicle, lifetime tax, registration



News

Companies Now to Pay Service Tax on Services Availed from Govt. from Next Fiscal Year(09.03.2016)

Govt. has notified provision making Indian companies to pay service tax on any service they avail from Government or local authority from the next fis.....

Tags : Govt., Indian companies , service tax



CBDT Provides Investors Tax Relief on Investment Gains(10.03.2016)

Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT), in order to reduce litigations between investors and the Income-Tax Department, has allowed investors to decide .....

Tags : Central Board of Direct Taxes, Investment Gains



Allahabad HC Slams UP Tax Department for Taking Money from Flipkart(14.03.2016)

Allahabad HC has slammed Commercial Tax Department of Uttar Pradesh for using dubious means to withdraw Rs 49 crore from bank accounts of Flipkart in .....

Tags : Allahabad HC , UP Tax Department



I-T Department Notifies Rules Relaxing Norms on Foreign Fund Managers(17.03.2016)

Income-Tax Department has notified rules relaxing certain earlier conditions governing foreign fund managers in a bid to encourage them to move to Ind.....

Tags : Income-Tax Department , foreign fund managers



Kerala HC Directs Police Action against Taxi Drivers Obstructing Online Taxi Operators(18.03.2016)

Kerala HC has ordered State Police Chief to take action against taxi drivers who prevent online taxi services such as Uber and Ola from entering publi.....

Tags : Kerala HC , Taxi Operators



Government set to settle retrospective tax disputes(21.03.2016)

The Government is set to approve a scheme allowing firms mired in retrospective-tax disputes to settle them after paying principal tax. The scheme is .....

Tags : Retrospective tax, companies, settlement



Government set to settle retrospective tax disputes(21.03.2016)

The Government is set to approve a scheme allowing firms mired in retrospective-tax disputes to settle them after paying principal tax. The scheme is .....

Tags : Retrospective tax, companies, settlement



CBDT Announces Aug 31 as Last Date for Clearing Pending ITRs, Refunds(09.05.2016)

Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) has declared August 31 as deadline for taxpayers whose ITRs for six assessment years between 2009-10 and 2014-15 .....

Tags : Central Board of Direct Taxes , ITRs



SC Agrees to Allow Diesel Taxis with All-India Permit to Carry BPO Employees in Delhi, NCR(10.05.2016)

SC has agreed to relax its order banning diesel-run all-India tourist permit taxis which ferry BPO employees in Delhi and NCR.

Tags : SC, Diesel Taxis



Supreme Court Eases Directives on Diesel Taxis(11.05.2016)

SC has modified its earlier order, which will now benefit 64,000 taxis and employees of BPO firms, who are picked up from Delhi and dropped to their o.....

Tags : SC , Diesel Taxis



Delhi Government Reduces VAT on Certain Items(12.05.2016)

Delhi Government has reduced Value Added Tax (VAT) on hybrid cars, battery-operated vehicles and e-rickshaws from 12.5 per cent to 5 per cent, project.....

Tags : Delhi Government, Value Added Tax (VAT)



Income Tax Department Launches 'E-Nivaran' to Fast Track Taxpayer Grievances(18.05.2016)

Income Tax Department has launched a special electronic grievance redressal system called 'e-nivaran' in order to fast track taxpayer grievances and e.....

Tags : Income Tax Department, e-nivaran



CBDT: Corrupt Can’t Use Black Money Window(23.05.2016)

Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) has said that corrupt individuals will not be eligible to declare their black money under compliance window that .....

Tags : Central Board of Direct Taxes, Black Money Window



SC Denies Immediate Relief to Himachal Taxi Operators(23.05.2016)

Supreme Court has refused to grant any immediate relief to Himachal Pradesh taxi operators, who had pleaded for raising the limit on the number of veh.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Himachal Pradesh taxi operators



Delhi HC Upholds Tax on Food, Drinks in AC Hotels, Restaurants(16.08.2016)

Delhi HC has upheld Centre’s decision to impose service tax on food and beverages served in air-conditioned restaurants and hotels across the country.

Tags : Delhi HC, Centre, service tax



Delhi HC Rules Central Tax on Short-Term Accommodation in Hotels 'Unconstitutional'(16.08.2016)

Delhi HC has struck down a central tax on short term accommodation of less than three months in a hotel, inn, guest house, club or campsite as "uncons.....

Tags : Delhi HC, central tax , Hotels



CIC: Duly Consider Public Interest While Deciding RTI on ITR(16.08.2016)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has directed Income Tax department to "duly consider the larger public interest" while responding to an RTI requ.....

Tags : Central Information Commission , Income Tax department



RBI Authorises Select Bank Branches to Collect Advance Tax(16.08.2016)

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has authorised various bank branches, including those of SBI, ICICI, HDFC Bank, PNB and Bank of Baroda, to collect income .....

Tags : Reserve Bank of India, Advance Tax



Mumbai ITAT Rules, Property Co-Ownership doesn’t Mean Joint I-T Liability(16.08.2016)

Mumbai Income-Tax Appellate Tribunal (ITAT) has ruled that if a spouse has not invested in a property and is merely a co-holder, then on sale of such .....

Tags : Mumbai Income-Tax Appellate Tribunal, Joint I-T Liability



India Notifies Protocol Amending Mauritius Tax Treaty(16.08.2016)

India has notified a landmark Protocol that has now amended an existing 33-year-old Double Taxation Avoidance Agreement (DTAA) between India and Mauri.....

Tags : Double Taxation Avoidance Agreement (DTAA) between India and Mauritius



P&H High Court Issue Notice to Chandigarh Administration on paying of VAT on Discount Amount(19.08.2016)

P&H High Court has issued notice of motion to the Chandigarh Administration asking to file a reply as to why their order directing the automobile agen.....

Tags : P&H High Court, Value Added Tax



SC Stays Imposition of Service Tax on Lawyers(10.08.2015)

Supreme Court has stayed the Bombay High Court’s order of dismissing the petition challenging levy of service tax on lawyers.

Tags : Supreme Court, service tax on lawyers



CBDT: Trade Advances cannot be treated as ‘Deemed Dividend’(14.06.2017)

Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) has clarified that trade advances would not attract provisions of “deemed dividend” under provisions of Section 2.....

Tags : Central Board of Direct Taxes, Income Tax Act



CBDT: Payment of ‘Passenger Service Fee’ by an Airline to Airport Operator Does Not Attract TDS(14.06.2017)

Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) has issued a circular clarifying that payment of ‘Passenger Service Fee’ made by an airline to Airport Operator d.....

Tags : Central Board of Direct Taxes, Passenger Service Fee



ITAT, Bengaluru: No Exemption to Society For Investment in Fixed Asset using Loan Amount(15.06.2017)

ITAT, Bengaluru has held that assessee-society is not entitled to exemption in respect of investment in fixed asset using loan amount under section 11.....

Tags : ITAT, Bengaluru, Income Tax Act



Karnataka Assembly Passes State GST Bill(16.06.2017)

Karnataka State Assembly has unanimously passed 'Karnataka Goods and Services Tax Bill, 2017'.

Tags : Karnataka Goods and Services Tax Bill, 2017



CBDT Notifies Rule for Computing Interest Income for Secondary Adjustments Under Transfer Pricing(19.06.2017)

Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) has amended Income Tax Rules, 1962 and inserted Rule 10CB for computing interest income for secondary adjustments.....

Tags : Central Board of Direct Taxes, Transfer Pricing



GST Rollout on June 30 Midnight, Filing Rules Relaxed for Jul-Aug(19.06.2017)

Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council has decided to increase room tariff threshold, above which luxury rate of 28% will apply, to Rs 7,500 from Rs 5,0.....

Tags : Goods and Services Tax, Filing Rules



#OneNationOneTax: GST Council Revises Tax Rates For Restaurants, Seals Rates for Lotteries(19.06.2017)

Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council has fixed cost of eating out at restaurants at 18%, down from 28% decided earlier. Council has fixed tax of state.....

Tags : Goods and Services Tax, GST Rates



Delhi High Court: 'Financial Capacity' Relevant Factor for Application for Waiver of Interest(23.05.2017)

Delhi High Court, while confirming rejection of an application seeking waiver of interest held that financial capacity of assessee is a relevant facto.....

Tags : Delhi High Court, Income Tax Act



Delhi HC: Document Seized From Broker Cannot be Used as Evidence to Initiate Re-assessment(24.05.2017)

Delhi High Court has held that materials seized from a real estate broker relating to assessee cannot be used as an evidence to initiate re-assessment.....

Tags : Delhi High Court, Re-assessment, Income Tax Act



ITAT, Kolkata: Re-Assessment Without Any ‘Fresh Tangible Materials’ is Bad in Law(24.05.2017)

Kolkata bench of Income Tax Appellate Tribunal has ruled that re-assessment solely based on original assessment records and without any fresh tangible.....

Tags : Kolkata, Income Tax Appellate Tribunal, Re-Assessment



Mizoram Passes Mizoram Goods and Services Tax (GST) Bill, 2017(26.05.2017)

Mizoram State Assembly has unanimously passed Mizoram Goods and Services Tax (SGST) Bill, 2017.

Tags : Mizoram State Assembly, Mizoram Goods and Services Tax (SGST) Bill, 2017



CBDT Forms Committee to Recommend Measures For Expeditious Recovery of Tax Arrears(29.05.2017)

Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) has issued an Office Memorandum to constitute a 7 member committee to recommend measures for expeditious recovery.....

Tags : Central Board of Direct Taxes, tax arrears



GSTN Registration Window to Re-open on June 1(29.05.2017)

Government has decided to re-open enrollment for Goods and Services Tax Network (GSTN) on June 1, enabling central excise and service taxpayers who la.....

Tags : Goods and Services Tax Network



ITAT Mumbai Says 'Sponsoring Foreign Trips of Doctors for Business Promotion is Expenditure'(29.05.2017)

Mumbai ITAT has held that sponsoring foreign trips of doctors for business promotion is allowable as expenditure under provisions of Income Tax Act.

Tags : Mumbai ITAT, foreign trips, Income Tax Act



CBDT: Now File Statement of Financial Transaction at Tin Facilitating Centers(02.06.2017)

Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) has enabled filing of Statement of Financial Transaction (SFT) at Tin Facilitating Centers (TIN-FC).

Tags : Central Board of Direct Taxes, Statement of Financial Transaction, Tin Facilitating Centers



Allahabad High Court: ‘Flavoured Milk’ is Exempted Under UP Trade Tax Act(05.06.2017)

Allahabad High Court has held that “flavoured milk” sold in open form or in sealed containers is basically a milk that stands exempted under Section 4.....

Tags : Allahabad High Court, UP Trade Tax Act



GST: Input Tax Credit Limit on Existing Stocks Raised to Support Transition Period Sales(05.06.2017)

GST Council has decided to increase limit on input tax credit to 60% from earlier proposed 40% on items with excise rates above 18%, bringing some res.....

Tags : GST Council, Input Tax Credit



Allahabad High Court Says 'Levy of Service Tax on Rented Property is Constitutional'(05.06.2017)

Allahabad High Court has upheld constitutional validity of provisions of Finance Act, 1994 imposing Service Tax on rented immovable property.

Tags : Allahabad High Court, service tax



Allahabad HC Says 'No' to Benefit u/s 80G of IT Act on Mere Fulfillment of Conditions u/s 10(23)(c)(06.06.2017)

Allahabad High Court has held that benefit of Section 80G of Income Tax Act cannot be granted to assessee merely on ground that it satisfies all condi.....

Tags : Allahabad High Court, Income Tax Act



CBDT: PAN Mandatory for Refund of TDS on Immovable Property(07.06.2017)

Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) has notified amendment in income Tax Rules making it mandatory to furnish PAN details in Form 26B instead of TAN.....

Tags : Central Board of Direct Taxes, TDS



Allahabad High Court Says Levy of Service Tax on Rented Property is Constitutional'(08.06.2017)

Allahabad High Court has upheld constitutional validity of provisions of Finance Act, 1994 imposing Service Tax on rented immovable property.

Tags : Allahabad High Court, Service Tax



CBDT Notifies New Rules on Tax-Free Status for Indian Sailors(19.08.2015)

Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) has issued gazette notification regarding new tax rules for people working on ships which will help them to quali.....

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#GST Rollout: Govt Defers TDS, TCS Under GST to Ensure Smooth Roll-out(27.06.2017)

Government has deferred implementation of Tax Deducted at Source (TDS) and Tax Collection Source (TCS) provisions as well as exempted from registratio.....

Tags : Government, Tax Deducted at Source, Tax Collection Source



CBDT Issues New Scrutiny Notices with E-Facility for Taxpayers(27.06.2017)

Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) has notified revised income tax scrutiny notices enabling tax payers to resolve issues arising out of scrutiny of.....

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Government: Aadhaar Mandatory for PAN application Form from July 1(29.06.2017)

Income Tax Amendment Rules [Income Tax (17th Amendment) Rules, 2017] which makes quoting Aadhaar mandatory for PAN Application from July-1, has been n.....

Tags : Income Tax Amendment Rules, Aadhaar, PAN



CBDT Enters into Five Unilateral Advance Pricing Agreement with Indian Taxpayers(29.06.2017)

Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) has entered into Five Unilateral Advance Pricing Agreement with Indian taxpayers during June, 2017.

Tags : Central Board of Direct Taxes, Advance Pricing Agreements



#GST Rollout:CBEC Notifies Remaining CGST Rules, Applicable from 1st July 2017(29.06.2017)

Central Board of Excise and Customs (CBEC) has notified remaining Central Goods and Service Tax (CGST) Rules which applicable from 1st July 2017.

Tags : Central Board of Excise and Customs, Central Goods and Service Tax (CGST) Rules



#GST: Registered Persons Can Claim Refund of Integrated Tax on Export of Goods/Services(03.07.2017)

Govt has notified amended rules relating to CGST which has inserted a new clause, Rule 96A to CGST Rules that allows a registered person to claim refu.....

Tags : Goods and Services Tax (GST), One-Nation_One-Tax



#GST: Govt Notifies GST Compensation Cess Rules, 2017(03.07.2017)

Government has notified GST Compensation Cess Rules, 2017 in order to compensate loss of manufacturing States under new indirect tax regime for first .....

Tags : Goods and Services Tax (GST), One-Nation_One-Tax



#GST: Unregistered Dealers Can Claim Cenvat Credit for Goods Purchased before GST Rollout(03.07.2017)

Govt has notified that dealers who are not registered under Central Excise Act but is registered with CGST can claim Cenvat Credit for goods purchased.....

Tags : Goods and Services Tax (GST), One-Nation_One-Tax



#GST: Govt Notifies Reduced Rate of Fertilizers under CGST(03.07.2017)

Govt has notified rates approved by GST Council on Fertilizers under CGST Act, UTGST Act and IGST Act. As per the notification, Mineral or chemical fe.....

Tags : Goods and Services Tax (GST), One-Nation_One-Tax



#GST: GST Compensation Cess on Vehicles Transporting up to 13 Persons(03.07.2017)

Govt has amended its earlier notification dated 28.06.2017 which levies 15% GST Compensation cess on motor vehicles for transport of 10 or more person.....

Tags : Goods and Services Tax (GST), One-Nation_One-Tax



#GST: Assessee Having Provisional ID must Complete Registration Procedure by September(03.07.2017)

Govt has clarified that a period of three months is allowed to complete procedure of issue of Goods and Services Tax Identification Number (GSTIN) i.e.....

Tags : Goods and Services Tax (GST), One-Nation_One-Tax



#GST: Govt Notifies Rate of Goods and Services under IGST & UTGST(03.07.2017)

Central Government has notified a number of notifications prescribing rates applicable for goods and services under IGST and UTGST Acts.

Tags : Goods and Services Tax (GST), One-Nation_One-Tax



#GST: Unutilized ITC Will Not be Refunded on Construction Services under UTGST(03.07.2017)

Central Board of Excise and Customs has notified that refund is not allowable under Union Territory Goods and Services Tax (UTGST) Act in case of cons.....

Tags : Goods and Services Tax (GST), One-Nation_One-Tax



Supreme Court: Expenditure Incurred To Earn Dividend Income On Shares Not Deductible(11.05.2017)

Supreme Court has held that Section 14A of Income Tax Act would apply to dividend income on which tax is payable under Section 115-O of Act.

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Government Reopens Window for GST Registration From June 1(12.05.2017)

Government has decided to reopen window for GST registration for 15 days from June 1 for taxpayers to enroll themselves with the Goods & Service Tax N.....

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Government: Firms Must Disclose Securities Deals Above Rs 10 lakh by May 31(17.05.2017)

Government has asked all companies to disclose shares and bond transactions involving Rs 10 lakh or more in a financial year to Income Tax department .....

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Puducherry Becomes First UT to Pass State GST Bill(18.05.2017)

Puducherry Assembly has unanimously passed Puducherry Goods and Services Tax Bill, 2017 and has became the first Union Territory to pass SGST Bill 201.....

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#GST: Council Seals Four Tier Tax Slab For Services, 13 in 5% Bracket, Education, Healthcare Exempted(22.05.2017)

GST Council has finalised tax rates for services. Education and healthcare have been exempted from GST regime. Telecoms and financial services will be.....

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#GST: Council Exempts 83 Services From GST Regime, Fits About 500 Services Under Four Slabs(22.05.2017)

Rail, air and road transport will fall in the 5 per cent tax slab. Hotels with tariff under Rs 1,000 will be exempt from GST, those between Rs 1,000-2.....

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#GST Council: Legal Services, Education, Health are Tax Free Under GST(22.05.2017)

Services by Government, Local authorities, RBI, educational institutions, incubate, services by way of slaughtering animals, insurance services and se.....

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Gujarat High Court: Mere Rejection of a Claim Would Not Attract Penalty Under Income Tax Act(20.06.2017)

Gujarat High Court has held that penalty cannot be levied on assessee solely on ground of rejection of a claim under Income Tax Act, 1961.

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GST Council: Composition Scheme Not Available to Manufacture of Ice-Cream, Pan Masala, Tobacco(20.06.2017)

Goods and Services Tax (GST) has decided to exclude manufacture of ice-cream, Pan Masala and Tobacco from the purview of Composition Levy Scheme under.....

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CBEC Releases Draft Notification Amending Bill of Entry and Bill of Export Regulations(20.06.2017)

Central Board of Excise and Customs (CBEC) has released draft notification amending Bill of Entry Regulations, 1976 and Bill of Export Regulations, 19.....

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CBDT Notifies Revised Form 3CE for APA Seeking Taxpayer Identification Number of AE(20.06.2017)

Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) has notified revised Form 3CE for Advance Pricing Agreements (APAs) wherein furnishing of Taxpayer Identification.....

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Punjab, Tamil Nadu Passes State Goods and Services Tax (GST) Bills(20.06.2017)

Punjab and Tamil Nadu State Assemblies have passed Punjab State Goods and Services Tax (GST) Bill, 2017 and Tamil Nadu State Goods and Services Tax (G.....

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#GST: Government Notifies Persons Exempted from Obtaining Registration(21.06.2017)

Central Government has notified persons only engaged in making taxable supplies, total tax on which is liable to be paid on reverse charge basis as th.....

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#GST: Govt notifies gst.gov.in as Common E-Portal for GST(21.06.2017)

Central Government has notified www.gst.gov.in as the Common Goods and Services Tax Electronic Portal for facilitating registration, payment of tax, f.....

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#GST: Six Sections of IGST Act Comes Into Force Tomorrow(21.06.2017)

Central Government has notified that six sections (1, 2, 3, 14, 20, 22) of Integrated Goods and Services Tax (IGST) Act will be implemented from 22nd .....

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#GST: Eighteen Sections of CGST Act Comes Into Force Tomorrow(21.06.2017)

Central Government has notified that eighteen sections (1-5, 10, 23-30, 139, 146, 164) of Central Goods and Services Tax (CGST) Act will be implemente.....

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#GST: CBEC Notifies Jurisdiction of Tax Officers under CGST & IGST Act(21.06.2017)

Central Board of Excise and Customs (CBEC) has notified jurisdiction of Tax officers under Central Goods and Services Tax (CGST) and Integrated Goods .....

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#GST: Govt Notifies Anti-Profiteering Rules(21.06.2017)

Central Government has notified the Anti-profiteering Rules, 2017 under the GST law.

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#GST: CBEC Notifies Aadhaar/ Bank Account Based Verification for Purpose of CGST Rules(21.06.2017)

Central Board of Excise and Customs (CBEC) has notified Aadhaar based Electronic Verification Code (EVC) or Bank account based One Time Password as mo.....

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#GST: Central Goods & Services Rules-2017 Notified, Will Be Effective From Tomorrow(21.06.2017)

Central Board of Excise and Customs (CBEC) in exercise of powers conferred by section 164 of Central Goods and Services Tax Act, 2017 has notified Cen.....

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CBDT Notifies Rule 10CB for Secondary Adjustments u/s 92CE of IT Act, 1961(21.06.2017)

Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) has notified Rule 10CB for operationalising the provisions of secondary adjustment under Section 92CE of IT Act, .....

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#GST Rollout: Six Sections of IGST Act Notified, Effective From Today(22.06.2017)

Central Government has notified that six sections (1, 2, 3, 14, 20, 22) of Integrated Goods and Services Tax (IGST) Act shall come into force from tod.....

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ITAT, Mumbai: No Income Tax on Gift made by HUF to its Member(29.05.2017)

ITAT, Mumbai has held that Gift given by an HUF to its member is not taxable in hands of member under Income Tax Act since “HUF” can be treated as “re.....

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ITAT,Hyderabad: No Penalty If Assessee Discloses Correct Income During Scrutiny(30.05.2017)

Income Tax Appellate Tribunal (ITAT), Hyderabad has held that penalty under Section 271(1)(c) of Income Tax Act is not leviable in a case where assess.....

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Delhi HC: No Notice Needed to Search & Seize 'Undisclosed Money' Deposited in 3rd Party A/C(31.05.2017)

Delhi High Court held that ‘Undisclosed Money’ deposited in a third parties’ Bank Account can be subject to search and seizure under Income Tax Act ev.....

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ITAT, Delhi: Commissioner Sanction Not Required for Contribution towards EPF Under EPF Act(31.05.2017)

ITAT Delhi has held that approval by Commissioner of Income Tax is not a mandatory requirement to allow deduction of contribution towards EPF under se.....

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CBDT Asks Taxpayers to Link Aadhaar with PAN Using SMS(31.05.2017)

Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) has directed taxpayers to link their Aadhaar with their PAN, using an SMS-based facility.

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Delhi Assembly Passes State Good And Services Tax (GST) Bill(01.06.2017)

Delhi Assembly has passed State Goods and Services Tax (GST) Bill even as Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal pitched for capping tax rate at a maximum of .....

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CBDT: No Need to Submit Form 15G/15H Every Time When Payment is Due(01.06.2017)

Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) has clarified that Form 15G/15H need not be filed every time when payment is due, instead the depositor is requir.....

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CCI Orders Enquiry Against A Leading Taxi Aggregator For Predatory Pricing(21.09.2015)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has ordered an enquiry against a leading taxi aggregator company in India for alleged indulging in predatory pri.....

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CIC Issues Summon to Secretary to L-G over RTI on Tax Fraud(22.09.2015)

Central Information Commission (CIC) while taking serious view of how an RTI application was handled by Lieutenant Governor secretariat, Information C.....

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#GST: Council Reviews Cess on Cigerrates, New Rates Applicable from Monday Midnight(18.07.2017)

Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council has raised GST compensation cess on cigarattes over higher rate of 28 per cent.

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#GST: 12% GST on Citrus Fruits, Clementines, Wilkings, Grape Fruits Including Lemons and Limes(18.07.2017)

Central Government has issued a corrigendum to Notification No.1/2017-Central Tax (Rate), dated 28th June, 2017 stating that citrus fruits, clementine.....

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#GST: Delhi High Court Notices Centre Over Plea Against 12% GST on Sanitary Napkins(19.07.2017)

Delhi High Court has sought response of Centre on a plea against imposition of 12 per cent GST on sanitary napkins.

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#GST: Delhi HC Questions Legality of Centre’s Press Release on GST on Legal Services(19.07.2017)

Delhi HC has asked Centre to clarify “legal sanctity” of press release, wherein it was clarified that legal services provided by an individual Advocat.....

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#GST: Assam Notifies List of Documents Required for Transit of Goods(19.07.2017)

Government of Assam has notified list of documents which shall be carried by a person in charge of the conveyance at the time of consignment of goods .....

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#GST: Govt Amends Customs, Central Excise Duties and Service Tax Drawback Rules(03.07.2017)

Government has amended Customs, Central Excise Duties and Service Tax Drawback Rules, 1995 with a view to insert necessary changes to drawback rules u.....

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#GST: Govt Lays Down Procedure for Intimating Aadhaar Number to IT Dept(03.07.2017)

Central Government has notified procedure for intimating Aadhaar number with Income Tax Department in compliance with provisions of section 139AA of I.....

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#GST: Border Commercial Tax Checkposts in 22 States Abolished(04.07.2017)

As many as 22 states have abolished Border Commercial Tax checkposts after rollout of Goods and Services Tax (GST) on July 1, marking a big step towar.....

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CBDT: Property Advance Above Rs. 20,000 Must be Disclosed in Audit Report(05.07.2017)

Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) has notified that property advance of Rs. 20,000 should be disclosed in audit report u/s 44AB of Income Tax Act.

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#GST: Firms Can Sell ‘Unsold Stock’ at Reprinted MRP Till Sept 30(05.07.2017)

Central Government has allowed change in MRP on unsold stock prior to implementation of Goods and Services Tax (GST) till 30th September 2017.

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CBDT: Rs 2 Lakh Cash Ban Shall Not Apply on One Installment for Loan for NBFCs(06.07.2017)

Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) has clarified that prohibition on cash transactions upto Rupees 2 lakhs under section 269ST of Income Tax Act doe.....

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#GST: Govt Releases FAQs on Composition Levy(06.07.2017)

Central Government has released Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) on Composition levy under new indirect tax law, GST.

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#GST: Govt Allows Manual filing of Bond/Letter of Undertaking for Exports(06.07.2017)

Central Board of Excise and Customs (CBEC) has clarified that exporters can manually submit Bond/ Letter of Undertaking for exports.

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Supreme Court Says Meal Vouchers Shouldn’t Be Taxed(10.12.2015)

Supreme Court has ruled that meal vouchers are not ‘goods’ for