Posted On:  6 hrs ago


Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) to be followed by the Assessing Officers in verification of Cashtransactions relating to demonetisation

Post demonetisation of Rs. 500 and Rs. 1000 notes on November 8, 2016, several malpractices has been noticed. The Income Tax Department is enquiring/seeking information and analysing instances of deposits to identify cases involving risk of tax evasion. Based upon vast amount of information of cash deposits collected and analysed by CBDT, a number of persons have been identified in whose case the cash transactions did not appear to be in line with their profile available with the Income-tax Department (‘ITO’) . In such cases, it has been decided to undertake on -line verification of select transactions through jurisdictional Assessing Officers

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Posted On:  2 weeks ago


CBDT: Honest taxpayers will be treated with dignity and courtesy

It is the collective vision of the Income Tax Department to partner in the nation building process through progressive tax policy, efficient and effective administration and improved voluntary compliance. A taxpayer friendly service delivery mechanism provided by a disciplined, motivated and enthused workforce is one of corner stones to achieve this vision. When seen in the back drop of the overarching agenda of “Transform, Energise and Clean India” as conveyed by the Hon. Finance Minister during his budget speech , 2017, it becomes all the more necessary to integrate our

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Posted On:  2 weeks ago


Framing of Quality assessments-request for submission of report

As a mechanism to monitor quality of scrutiny assessment orders, it was laid down in para 4 of Instruction No. 4 of 2016 of CBDT dated 13.07.2016 that Pr. CCsIT/CCIT(Central)/Pr. CCIT (International-tax)/CCIT(Exemptions)/DsGIT(Inv.) would submit a report containing details of at least 25 quality assessment orders from their respective charge by 31st January, 2017. In this regard, I am directed to state that no such report has been received from any of the charge till now. In the past also, many of the quality assessments reported by the field, in fact, did not reflect

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Posted On:  2 weeks ago


E-mail based communication for Paperless Assessment proceedings – review of performance

Please refer to the earlier communications of this Division dated 03.02.2016, 16.02.2016 & 27.07.2016 on the above subject. 2. The scheme for Paperless Assessment Proceedings is under implementation in seven metro cities namely Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Chennai, Delhi, Mumbai, Hyderabad & Kolkata.

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Posted On:  2 weeks ago


Another Four Advance Pricing Agreements signed by CBDT

The Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) has entered into four more unilateral Advance Pricing Agreements (APAs) on 6th February, 2017. The four APAs signed pertain to the Manufacturing, Financial and Information Technology sectors of the economy. The international transactions covered in these agreements include Contract Manufacturing, IT Enabled Services and Software

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Posted On:  3 weeks ago


Income Tax Department (ITD) launches Operation Clean Money [स्वच्छ धन अभियान]

Income Tax Department (ITD) has initiated Operation Clean Money, today. Initial phase of the operation involves e-verification of large cash deposits made during 9th November to 30th December 2016. Data analytics has been used for comparing the demonetisation data with information in ITD databases. In the first batch, around 18 lakh persons have been identified in whose

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Posted On:  3 weeks 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.

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Posted On:  3 weeks ago


Budget Speech by Finance Minister Arun Jaitely 1 Feb 2017 FY 2017-18

our Government was elected amidst huge expectations of the people.The underlying theme of countless expectations was good governance.  The expectations included burning issues like inflation and price rise, corruption in day to day transactions and crony capitalism. There was also expectation for a major change in the way the country’s natural resources were allocated, processed and deployed.

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Posted On:  3 weeks 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

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Posted On:  4 weeks ago


S. 10(46) Govt notifies Punjab State Electricity Regulatory Commission

Section 10(46) of the Income-tax Act, 1961 Central Government notifies Punjab State Electricity Regulatory Commission, a Commission, constituted by the Government of Punjab, in respect of the specified income arising to that Commission.

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Posted On:  4 weeks ago


S. 10(46) Govt notifies Punjab Building & Other Construction Workers Welfare Board

Section 10(46) of the Income-tax Act, 1961 Central Government notifies Punjab Building & Other Construction Workers Welfare Board, constituted by the Government of Punjab, in respect of the specified income arising to that Board

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Posted On:  4 weeks ago


Clarifications on implementation of GAAR provisions under the Income Tax Act, 1961

The provisions of Chapter X-A of the Income Tax Act, 1961 relating to General Anti-Avoidance Rule will come into force from 1st April, 2017. Certain queries have been received by the Board about implementation of GAAR provisions. The Board constituted a Working Group in June, 2016 for this purpose. The Board has considered the comments of the Working Group and the following clarifications are issued

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Posted On:  4 weeks ago


Guiding Principles for determination of Place of Effective Management (POEM) of a Company

Section 6(3) of the Income-tax Act, 1961 (the Act), prior to its amendment by the Finance Act, 2015, provided that a company is said to be resident in India in any previous year, if it is an Indian company or if during that year, the control and management of its affairs is situated wholly in India. This allowed tax avoidance opportunities for companies to artificially escape the residential status under these provisions by shifting insignificant or isolated events related with control and management outside India.

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Posted On:  4 weeks ago


Transfer of unlisted shares by SEBI Category I & II Alternative Investment Funds

Vide order dated 02.05.2016 in F.No.225/12/2016/ITA.II, the Central Board of Direct Taxes (‘the Board’) had clarified the position regarding tax treatment of income arising from transfer of unlisted shares. It was communicated that income from such a transfer would be taxable as ‘Capital Gains’ irrespective of the period of holding of the unlisted shares. However, certain situations were provided in para 3 of the said order where the Assessing Officers were required to take appropriate view in the matter.

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Posted On:  4 weeks ago


Rectification of mistakes in CBDT circular related to TDS on Salary

In para 3.6.1 in clause (a) below the table at page 4 of the captioned Circular, the words -3 years” appearing in line 1 may be read as “5 years”. 2. The table in para 4.9.1 on page 9 of the captioned Circular may be read as under:

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Posted On:  4 weeks ago


Measures for reducing litigation- Clarification on Circulars 21/2015 and 8/2016

Instructions were issued vide CBDT Circular No. 21/2015 dated 10.12.2015, to the effect that appeals/SLPs should not be filed in cases where tax effect does not exceed the monetary limits specified under para 3 of the said Circular. It was also clarified therein that an appeal should not be filed merely because the tax effect in a case exceeds the monetary limits prescribed in the said Circular.

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Posted On:  4 weeks ago


Circular in abeyance kept by CBDT regards Indirect Transfer Provision

The Central Board of Direct Taxes had issued Circular No. 41/2016 on 21st December,2016 regarding Indirect Transfer Provisions under the Income Tax Act, 1961.

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Posted On:  1 month ago


CDEX Investor (Client) Protection Fund Trust U/s. 10(23EC) notified by CBDT

In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (23EC) of section 10 of the Income-tax Act, 1961 (43 of 1961), the Central Government hereby specifies the NCDEX Investor (Client) Protection Fund Trust (PAN: AABTN7481R) set up by the National Commodity and Derivatives Exchange Limited, Mumbai a commodity exchange, for the purposes of the said clause for the assessment year 2013-14 and subsequent assessment years.

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Posted On:  1 month 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 month ago


Additional charges in grade of CCIT- Order No. 9 of 2017

The following officers in the grade of CCIT are, hereby, ordered to hold the charge (s) indicated against their names in addition to the substantive charge/ additional charge(s) being held by them, with immediate effect and until further orders:-

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