Posted On:  3 months ago


ICAI - committed to conclude the disciplinary process against those found involved in the PNB scam

ICAI is an autonomous regulator of accounting profession created by Chartered Accountants Act, 1949. During its existence of 69 years, ICAI is contributing in public interest with sole mandate of independence, integrity and excellence.

article author One Roof Consultant

Posted On:  3 months ago


Procedure for registration of PTRC (Profession tax registration certificate) and PTEC (Profession tax enrollment certificate) in Maharashtra

As per the amendments in the Profession Tax Act 1975, a person (natural / legal) registered under MGST Act is liable to enroll for Profession Tax Enrollment Certificate (PT-EC) and pay Rs.2500 per annum. In addition, if the business is having any employee whose monthly salary is above Rs. 7500/- is also required to obtain Profession Tax Registration Certificate

article author CA Chirag Chauhan

Posted On:  4 months ago


Extending the benefit of tax-free withdrawal from NPS to non-employee subscribers as per Budget 2018

Under the existing provisions of the clause (12A) of section 10 of the Act, an employee contributing to the NPS is allowed an exemption in respect of 40% of the total amount payable to him on closure of his account or on his opting out.

article author One Roof Consultant

Posted On:  4 months ago


Rationalisation of provision of section 115BA relating to certain domestic companies as per Budget 2018

Section 115BA of the Act provides that the total income of a newly set up domestic company engaged in business of manufacture or production of any article or thing and research in relation thereto, or distribution of such article or thing manufactured or produced by it, shall, at its option, be taxed at the rate of 25 per cent.

article author One Roof Consultant

Posted On:  4 months ago


Rationalisation of provisions relating to Country-by-Country Report as per Budget 2018

Section 286 of the Act contains provisions relating to specific reporting regime in the form of Country-by-Country Report (CbCR) in respect of an international group.

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Posted On:  4 months ago


Rationalisation of prima-facie adjustments during processing of return of income as per Budget 2018

Sub-section (1) of the section 143 provides for processing of return of income made under section 139, or in response to a notice under sub-section (1) of section 142. Clause (a) of the said sub-section provides that at the time of processing of return, the total income or loss shall be computed after making the adjustments specified in sub-clauses (i) to (vi) thereof.

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Posted On:  4 months ago


Rationalisation of the Black Money (Undisclosed Foreign Income and Assets) and Imposition of Tax Act, 2015 as per Budget 2018

Section 46 of the Black Money (Undisclosed Foreign Income and Assets) and Imposition of Tax Act, 2015 provides for the procedure for imposing penalty. Sub-section (4) of the said section provides that an order imposing a penalty shall be made with the approval of the Joint Commissioner, in the circumstances specified therein.

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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


Rationalisation of the provisions relating to Commodity Transaction Tax as per Budget 2018

The existing clause (7) of section 116 of the Finance Act, 2013 provides the definition of “taxable commodities transaction” to mean a transaction of sale of commodity derivatives in respect of commodities, other than agricultural commodities, traded in recognised association.

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Posted On:  4 months ago


Royalty and FTS payment by NTRO to a non-resident to be tax-exempt as per Budget 2018

Section 195 requires a person to deduct tax at the time of payment or credit to a non-resident. Given the business exigencies of the National Technical Research Organisation (NTRO), it is proposed to amend section 10 so as to provide that the income arising to non-resident

article author One Roof Consultant

Posted On:  4 months ago


Exemption of income of Foreign Company from sale of leftover stock of crude oil on termination of agreement or arrangement as per Budget 2018

Clause (48A) of section 10 provides that any income accruing or arising to a foreign company on account of storage of crude oil in a facility in India and sale of crude oil therefrom to any person resident in India shall be exempt.

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Posted On:  4 months ago


Tax treatment of transactions in respect of trading in agricultural commodity derivatives as per Budget 2018

Clause (5) of section 43 defines speculative transaction. The proviso to the said clause, however, stipulates certain transactions to be non-speculative nature even though the contracts are settled otherwise than by the actual delivery or transfer of the commodity or scraps.

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Posted On:  4 months ago


Incentive for employment generation as per Budget 2018

At present, under section 80-JJAA of the Act, a deduction of 30% is allowed in addition to normal deduction of 100% in respect of emoluments paid to eligible new employees who have been employed for a minimum period of 240 days during the year.

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Posted On:  4 months ago


Meassures to promote start-ups as per Budget 2018

Section 80-IAC of the Act, inter alia, provides that deduction under this section shall be available to an eligible start-up for three consecutive assessment years out of seven years at the option of the assessee.

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Posted On:  4 months ago


Deduction in respect of income of Farm Producer Companies as per Budget 2018

Section 80P provides for 100 percent deduction in respect of profit of cooperative society which provides assistance to its members engaged in primary agricultural activities.

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Posted On:  4 months ago


How to calculate Long Term Capital Gain Tax on Equity Shares and Mutual Fund from 1st April 2018

The Long Term Capital Gain Tax on Shares and Equity oriented Mutual Funds were exempt since 2004. The government has introduce Securities Transaction Tax from 2004, to simply the tax regime, and introduce section 10(38) to provide exemption to long term capital gains on transfer of shares listed on a recognised stock exchange (BSE & NSE) provided STT was paid on them. Short term capital gains on such a transfer would be taxed @ 15%. The Budget 2018 has proposed to tax Long Term Gains on Equity Shares and Mutual Funds without withdraw of securities transaction tax (STT), which was introduced as an alternative to LTCG tax.

article author CA Chirag Chauhan

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:  4 months ago


CBEC notifies changes in list of goods exempt from IGST wef 25.01.2018

G.S.R. (E).- In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (1) of section 6 of the Integrated Goods and Services Tax Act, 2017 (13 of 2017), the Central Government, on the recommendations of the Council, hereby makes the following further amendments in the notification of the Government of India in the Ministry of Finance (Department of Revenue), No. 2/2017- Integrated Tax (Rate), dated the 28th June, 2017,

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Posted On:  4 months ago


CBEC amends Notification related to concessional IGST rate on scientific equipments

G.S.R….(E).- In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (1) of section 6 of the Integrated Goods and Services Tax Act, 2017 (13 of 2017), (hereafter in this notification referred to as “the said Act”) read with sub-section (3) of section 6 of the said Act

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Posted On:  4 months ago


CBEC notifies www.ewaybillgst.gov.in as GST Portal for furnishing e-way bill

Amendment of notification No. 4/2017-Central Tax dated 19.06.2017 for notifying e-way bill website- Central Government hereby notifies www.gst.gov.in as the Common Goods and Services Tax Electronic Portal for facilitating registration, payment of tax, furnishing of returns and computation and settlement of integrated tax and www.ewaybillgst.gov.in as the Common Goods and Services Tax Electronic Portal for furnishing electronic way bill.

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