Posted On:  4 months ago


Rationalisation of section 276CC relating to prosecution for failure to furnish return as per Budget 2018

Section 276CC of the Act provides that if a person willfully fails to furnish in due time the return of income which he is required to furnish, he shall be punishable with imprisonment for a term, as specified therein, with fine.

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Posted On:  4 months ago


Download the Budget Memorandum 2018 for Financial Year 2018-19

The provisions of Finance Bill, 2018 relating to direct taxes seek to amend the Income-tax Act, 1961 (hereafter referred to as 'the Act') to continue to provide momentum to the buoyancy in direct taxes through deepening and widening of the tax base, reducing the corporate tax rate for micro, small and medium enterprises, promoting horizontal equity in personal income-tax and enhancing the effectiveness, transparency and accountability of the tax administration. With a view to achieving the above, the various proposals for amendments are organised under the following heads

article author CA Chirag Chauhan

Posted On:  5 months ago


Casual taxable person in GST

“Casual taxable person” means a person who occasionally undertakes transactions involving supply of goods or services or both in the course or furtherance of business, whether as principal, agent or in any other capacity, in a State or a Union territory where he has no fixed place of business.

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Posted On:  5 months ago


Non-resident taxable person in GST

“Non-resident taxable person” means any person who occasionally undertakes transactions involving supply of goods or services or both, whether as principal or agent or in any other capacity, but who has no fixed place of business or residence in India. A non-resident taxable person making taxable supply in India has to compulsorily take registration.

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Posted On:  6 months ago


How to pay advance income tax online

Advance tax is liable for those whose liability is more than 10,000 in a financial year. Advance tax is payable for all the taxpayers, Salaried freelancers & business man. This tax is mainly for those who received income from other sources apart from their salary. This tax is exempted for the senior citizens who are 60years & older & do not run a business.

article author CA Chirag Chauhan

Posted On:  6 months ago


How profit from Bitcoin will be taxed in India?

Bitcoin is the buzzing word on social media and all want to become rich by investing in the crypto currency. Many Indian despite RBI warning has invested in to Bitcoin few months back and have made handsome gains. The question now remains is the gains on sale of Bitcoin is taxable under Income Tax Act? If yes then it shall be taxed as business Income or Capital Gains or something else ? Any gain on Bitcoin is taxable as any gain on account of Bitcoin exchange is certainly (100%) taxable because the definition of income u/s 2(24) under Income Tax Act is inclusive, which mean every kind of income unless clearly exempt .

article author CA Chirag Chauhan

Posted On:  11 months ago


10 important points while file Income Tax Returns

Many taxpayers mess up their tax returns because of either out of greed, ignorance of rules, or just lack of time for knowing the rule. Some mistakes are not very serious offences and the taxpayer will get away with an additional tax demand. But some errors, such as not mentioning cash deposits after demonetization or foreign assets and income or sale of property disclosure, can land the taxpayer in serious trouble How to avoid such mistakes? There have been several changes in tax filing rules in the past year. The tax payer may not be aware of all the changes so it is advisable to take help of professionals in filing the return and avoid any mistakes. There might be many mistake which a individual makes if filing is done by self. Here are the few common errors or mis outs in case of filing returns.

article author CA Chirag Chauhan

Posted On:  1 year ago


FAQs on Registration under Goods and Service Tax

As per Section 22 of the CGST/SGST Act 2017, every supplier (including his agent) who makes a taxable supply i.e. supply of goods and / or services which are leviable to tax under GST law, and his aggregate turn over in a financial year exceeds the threshold limit of twenty lakh rupees shall be liable to register himself in the State or the Union territory of Delhi or Puducherry from where he makes the taxable supply.

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Posted On:  1 year ago


12 Things to be done before 31st March, 2017

As we are approaching towards the end of this financial year, there are certain things we should do before the year comes to an end. It is time to ensure that you have your documents and all the pending formalities in place. Tax Planning is important for every taxpayer and the same needs to be done before the end of the year to which Income Pertains. In Addition to Tax Planning Assessee needs to Collect Relevant Supporting and Calculate His Tax Due and Pay the same. Here we have listed things which Assessee needs to do before the end of the year

article author CA Chirag Chauhan

Posted On:  1 year ago


Why you need to pay Advance tax before 15th March?

Advance tax is the payment of income tax which is paid in advance. Instead of paying in a lump sum at the end of the year, it is paid in advance. It is paid in four installments as per the prescribed due dates. The income tax department prescribes due dates for advance tax payment. Advance tax is payable only on estimate basis. While computing liability for advance tax, income-tax calculated on the current income estimated by the assessee shall be reduced by TDS deducted / TCS collected, MAT /AMT credit, relief under tax-treaty. After making payment of first/second installment of advance tax, the assessee can revise the remaining installments of advance tax in accordance with his revised estimate of current income and pay tax accordingly. Advance tax is based on the principle of “pay as you earn”. It is collected even before the income tax becomes payable and the installments are payable during the financial year itself. Advance tax receipts help the government to receive a constant flow of tax receipts throughout the year so that the expenses can be incurred rather tha receiving all the tax payments at the end of the year.

article author CA Chirag Chauhan

Posted On:  1 year ago


Measures for enhancing revenue collections- Monitoring of advance tax, TDS and recovery form arrear and current demand.

On review of the position of Budget collections as on 4th of March, 2017 it is noted that as against the target growth rate of above 14%, the current rate of growth of net collections is only 10.6%, which does not augur well for achievement of the budget target in the current year.

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Posted On:  1 year ago


Guideline for Correction of IDS, 2016 payment challan

The payment of taxes under IDS, 2016 was enabled via OLTAS in the month of July, 2016. This Directorate has received many requests from taxpayers and field formations for the correction of attributes like PAN, AY, minor head and major head of such Challans.

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Posted On:  1 year ago


Changes in Presumptive Tax Regime u/s 44AD from FY 2016-17.

Section 44AD was originally introduced in the Income Tax Act by the Finance Act, 1994 with effect from the assessment year 1994-95 providing the presumptive income schemes to the taxpayers who were engaged in the business of civil construction. Later on the section was amended or substituted by the Finance (No. 2) Act, 2009 extending the provisions of earlier section to all small businesses except that covered under the section 44AE, with effect from assessment year 2011-12 titled as – “ Special provisions for computing profits and gains of business on presumptive basis”. The consequences of the amendment affected section 44AF by making it no n operational as all the retail traders falling under section 44AF can now avail the scheme under section 44AD.

article author CA Chirag Chauhan

Posted On:  1 year ago


The Finance Bill 2017 - Union Budget

At the time of presentation of the Annual Financial Statement before the Parliament, a Finance Bill is also presented in fulfillment of the requirement of Article 110 (1)(a) of the Constitution, detailing the imposition, abolition, remission, alteration or regulation of taxes proposed in the Budget. It also contains other provisions relating to Budget that could be classified as Money Bill. A Finance Bill is a Money Bill as defined in Article 110 of the Constitution. It is accompanied by a Memorandum explaining the provisions included in it.

article author CA Chirag Chauhan

Posted On:  1 year ago


100 Key Highlights of Union Budget 2017 presented by FM Arun Jaitely FY 2017-18

100 Key Highlights of Union Budget 2017 presented by FM Arun Jaitely FY 2017-18

article author CA Chirag Chauhan

Posted On:  1 year ago


CBDT issues a set of 12 FAQs on the Taxation and Investment Regime for Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana, 2016

The Taxation and Investment Regime for Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana, 2016 (hereinafter ‘the Scheme’) provides an opportunity to persons having undisclosed income in the form of cash or deposit in an account maintained with a specified entity to declare such income and pay tax, surcharge and penalty totalling in all to 49.9 percent of such declared income and make a mandatory deposit of not less than 25% of such income in the Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Deposit Scheme, 2016

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Posted On:  1 year ago


Direct Tax Collections up to December, 2016 show Growth of 12.01 %

The figures for Direct Tax collections up to December, 2016 show that revenue net of refunds is Rs. 5.53 lakh crore which is 12.01% more than the net collections for the corresponding period last year. This collection is 65.3% of the total Budget Estimates of Direct Taxes for Financial Year 20 16-17.

article author One Roof Consultant

Posted On:  2 years ago


FAQs on Registration as per Goods and Service tax (GST)

Registration under Goods and Service Tax (GST) regime will confer following advantages to the business: Legally recognized as supplier of goods or services.  Proper accounting of taxes paid on the input goods or services which can be utilized for payment of GST due on supply of goods or services or both by the business.  Legally authorized to collect tax from his purchasers and pass on the credit of the taxes paid on the goods or services supplied to purchasers or recipients.

article author CA Chirag Chauhan

Posted On:  2 years ago


Applications for condonation of delay in filing returns claiming refund and returns carry forward of loss and set-off

In supersession of all earlier Instructions/Circulars/Guidelines issued by the Central Board of Direct Taxes (the Board) from time to time to deal with the applications for condonation of delay in filing returns claiming refund and returns claiming carry forward of loss and set-off thereof under section 119(2)(b) of the Income-tax Act, (the Act) the present Circular is being issued containing comprehensive guidelines on the conditions for condonation and the procedure to be followed for deciding such matters.

article author PANKAJ KUMAR SHARMA

Posted On:  2 years ago


Streamlining the process of No Objection Certificate and voyage assessment in the case of Foreign Shipping Companies (FSCs).

Representations have been received in the Board regarding the procedural difficulties faced by foreign shipping companies in issuance of Port Clearance Certificate (PCC) required as per provisions of Section 172 of the Income-tax Act. 1961 (the Act), Board had earlier issued Circular No 732 dated 20.12.1995 to do away with procedure of obtaining NOC for each voyage in cases covered by full DTAA (Double Taxation Avoidance Agreement) relief. However, it has been represented that

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