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

article author One Roof Consultant

Posted On:  2 days 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 week 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:  2 weeks 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:  2 weeks 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:  2 weeks 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:  2 weeks 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 weeks 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 weeks 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 weeks 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:  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

article author One Roof Consultant

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.

article author CA Chirag Chauhan

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

article author CA Chirag Chauhan

Posted On:  4 weeks ago


Procedures for Exchange Listing Control Mechanism

Regulation 45 of the SECC Regulations provides for listing of stock exchanges on any recognised stock exchange, other than itself and its associated stock As per Regulation 45(2) of the SECC Regulations, the Board may specify such conditions as it may deem fit in the interest of the securities market.

article author One Roof Consultant

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

article author One Roof Consultant

Posted On:  4 weeks ago


Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement between India-Japan

circumstances in which there is clear evidence that increased imports of an originating good have caused or are threatening to cause serious injury to the domestic industry and where delay in imposition of provisional bilateral safeguard measure would cause damage to the domestic industry which would be difficult to repair; (b) “Director General” means the Director General (Safeguard) appointed by the Central Government under sub-rule (1) of rule 3 of the Customs Tariff (Identification and Assessment of Safeguard Duty) Rules, 1997;

article author One Roof Consultant

Posted On:  4 weeks ago


Prohibition on Indian Party from making direct investment in countries identified by the Financial Action Task Force (FATF)

Attention of the Authorised Dealer Category – I (AD – Category I) banks is invited to Regulation 6 of FEMA Notification No. FEMA.120/RB-2004 dated July 07, 2004, as amended from time to time. 2. At present, there is no restriction on an Indian Party with regard to the countries, where it can undertake Overseas Direct Investment. In order to align, the instructions with the objectives of FATF, on a review,

article author One Roof Consultant

Posted On:  4 weeks ago


Coverage of Contract Workers on Indian Railways under the EPF & MP Act, 1952

Please find enclosed herewith a letter No. E(LL)2015/PNM/AIRF/1 dated 20.10.2015 alongwith a letter No.2012/CE-I/CT0/22 dated 14.12.2012 and E(NG)/II/2005/RC4/SC/2 dated 21.06.2013 issued to the General Manager (P) All Zonal Railways & Production Units.

article author One Roof Consultant

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.

article author One Roof Consultant

Posted On:  4 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