Posted On:  1 day ago


Guidelines for waiver of interest charged under section 201(1A) (i) of the Income-tax Act, 1961

In exercise of the powers conferred under clause (a) of sub-section (2) of section 119 of Income-tax Act , 1961 (the Act), Central Board of Direct Taxes (the Board), hereby directs that the Chief Commissioner of Income-tax and Director General of Income-tax may reduce or waive interest charged under section 201(1A)(i) of the Act in the classes of cases specified in paragraph 2 of this Order for the period and to the extent the Chief Commissioner of Income-tax/ Director General of Income-tax may deem fit.

article author One Roof Consultant

Posted On:  2 days ago


Extension and strengthening of the facility of Aadhaar Seeding Services by EPFO offices for KYC Seeding

In pursuance to the policy of the Government of India, of optimum use of information technology for efficient service delivery and widening the reach of EPF benefits, appropriate guidelines have been issued from this once for installation and operatonalisation of proper infrastructure in the field offices of ERR) to help and facilitate our subscribers/members to be onboard and take benefits of the current digitization of the service delivery system which will result in better and smooth deliver” of the benefits to the intended target groups

article author One Roof Consultant

Posted On:  1 week ago


CARO 2016 Applicability and its clauses

This Order may be called the Companies (Auditor’s Report) Order, 2016. It shall apply to every company including a foreign company as defined in the Companies Act, 2013 except:– A banking company as defined in the Banking Regulation Act, 1949. An insurance company as defined under the Insurance Act,1938. A company licensed to operate under section 8 of the Companies Act.

article author CA Chirag Chauhan

Posted On:  2 weeks 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:  3 weeks ago


Top 9 landmark cases and judgments that brought a change in India

Vodafone was embroiled in a $2.5 billion tax dispute over its purchase of Hutchison Essar Telecom services in April 2007.  The transaction involved purchase of assets of an Indian Company, and therefore the transaction, or part thereof was liable to be taxed in India as per the allegations of tax department. Vodafone Group entered India in 2007 through a subsidiary based in the Netherlands, which acquired Hutchison Telecommunications International Ltd’s

article author Dharmesh Jain

Posted On:  3 weeks ago


CA guilty of professional misconduct for failure to report suspicious book entries

The Council of ICAI noted that huge payments were made by PCL on behalf of its subsidiary, Altos India Ltd. (AIL) but no disclosure of the same was made by the auditor. Further, it was also concluded that there were suspicious adjustment entries between AIL and PCL which ought to have raised a doubt about the genuineness of the transactions and ought to have been detected and reported by the CA.

article author CA Chirag Chauhan

Posted On:  4 weeks ago


Presidents Assent for Law on Cessation of RBI Liability on demonetised bank notes

The Reserve Bank may, if satisfied, after making such verifications as it may consider necessary that the reasons for failure to deposit the notes within the period specified in the notification referred to in section 3, are genuine, credit the value of the notes in his Know Your Customer compliant bank account in such manner as may be specified by it.

article author One Roof Consultant

Posted On:  4 weeks ago


GST Migration: Allotment of Provisional Id & Access Token to Maharashtra dealers

As per the above referred Trade Circular 35T of 2016, dt. 12-11-2016 & Trade Circular 2T of 2016, dt. 06-01-2017, the activity of Distribution of Provisional Id and Access Token for Phase 1 and Phase 2 dealers has been started from 14-11-2016 and 06-01-2017 respectively.

article author One Roof Consultant

Posted On:  1 month ago


Government launches GST App to facilitate smooth transition to new tax regime

The Finance Ministry on Thursday launched a mobile app for Goods and Services Tax so as to provide updates to taxpayers on the new tax regime which is to be rolled out from July 1. From helping taxpayers in the migration to GST, providing toll free numbers and videos and reading material on GST to putting up draft laws and rules, the app called the CBEC GST app aims to help taxpayers and address their concerns about the new indirect tax regime. The GST mobile app launched by the ministry can be downloaded for free on Android platforms. The iOS version will be made available shortly, an official statement said

article author CA Chirag Chauhan

Posted On:  1 month 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

article author One Roof Consultant

Posted On:  1 month ago


Privilege Fees for a liquor License

The  privilege fees is  required to be collected, at the time of an extension / renewal of  an agreement after  the expiry of previous one. The Provisions in different rules under the Bombay Prohibition Act refer to the sanction of different types of agreements.  Rule 5A of  The Bombay Prohibition (privileges fees) Rules 1954 states that the fee payable by any licensee for the privilege of having the lease or sub-lease of his licence in Form ‘CL-I’ under the Maharashtra Country Liquor Rules, 1973 and in Form ‘PLL’ or ‘I’ under the Maharashtra Distilation of Sprit and Manufacture of

article author Varsha Kewalramani

Posted On:  1 month ago


GST daily Update: Section 104 interest on refund of pre-deposit:-

This section pertains to refund on mandatory pre-deposit made at first appellate authority and tribunal. This section states that where an amount deposited by the appellant under sub-section (6) of section 98 or under sub-section (9) of section 101 is required to be refunded consequent to any order of the First Appellate Authority or of the Appellate Tribunal, as the case may be, interest at the rate specified under section 50 shall be payable in respect of such refund from the date of payment of the amount till the date of refund of such amount. This provision is similar to present provisions contained in section 35F

article author CA PRADEEP JAIN

Posted On:  1 month ago


GST updates definition of First Stage and Second stage Dealer

Taking further to our discussion, we are continuing our discussion the definitions given under Section 2 of revised GST law and comparing the same with old model GST law to know the changes made in revised law

article author CA PRADEEP JAIN

Posted On:  1 month ago


GST update definition of Outward supply and Zero Rated Supply

“Outward Supply” in relation to a person, shall mean supply of goods or services, whether by sale, transfer, barter, exchange, licence, rental, lease or disposal or any other means made or agreed to be made by such person in the course or furtherance of business;”

article author CA PRADEEP JAIN

Posted On:  1 month ago


GST daily dose of updation Appeals- part I section 101 appeals to appellate tribunal

The provisions relating to filing of appeal to the appellate tribunal are discussed in this update. The appeal provisions prescribing time limit for filing appeal to Tribunal are similar to that for filing appeal to first appellate authority with the distinction that the first appellate authority can condone delay in filing appeal upto one month but Tribunal can condone delay in filing appeal for any duration. The provisions regarding mandatory pre-deposit are similar to that of filing appeal to first appellate authority that have already been discussed in our earlier update.

article author CA PRADEEP JAIN

Posted On:  1 month ago


Review of Financial close out and Auction framework for corporate bonds traded on the Stock exchanges platform

1. SEBI vide circulars no. CIR/MRD/DP/03/2013 January 24, 2013, and no CIR/MRD/DP/27/2013 dated September 12, 2013 issued guidelines for providing dedicated debt segment in the stock exchange for trading, clearing and settlement of debt securities including trading, clearing and settlement of corporate bonds.

article author One Roof Consultant

Posted On:  2 months ago


Launch of Appeal Register & CSR module of Income Tax Business Application (ITBA)

This is in reference to the subject mentioned above. The functionality for generating the Central Scrutiny Report (CSR) on orders of CIT(A)/ITAT/High Court is now available in Appeal Register & CSR module of ITBA. 2. The Appeal Register & CSR module of the ITBA can be accessed by entering the following URL in the browser: https://itba.incometax.gov.in

article author One Roof Consultant

Posted On:  2 months ago


The Specified Bank Notes (cessation of liabilities) bill, 2017

to provide in the public interest for the cessation of liabilities on the specified bank notes and for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto. BE it enacted by Parliament in the Sixty-eighth Year of the Republic of India as follows:— 1. Short title and commencement. (1) This Act may be called the Specified Bank Notes (Cessation of Liabilities) Act, 2017. (2) It shall be deemed to have come into force on the 31st day of December, 2016.

article author One Roof Consultant

Posted On:  2 months ago


Claim of reliefs under BIFR Schemes by sick companies in their ITRs

The BIFR Unit of Directorate of Income Tax(Recovery) looks after the work relating to sick companies who had have filed references under the erstwhile Sick Industrial Companies (Special Provisions) Act, 1985(SICA) which has now been repealed w.e.f. 01-12-2016. On the date of repeal, the processing of reliefs envisaged in the Rehabilitation Schemes approved by BIFR is

article author One Roof Consultant

Posted On:  2 months 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

article author One Roof Consultant