Posted On:  6 days ago


Procedural aspects while conducting e-assessment of Scrutiny under Income Tax : CBDT

Sub-section (23C) of Section 2 of the Income-tax Act, 1961 (Act), applicable from 01.06.2016, provides that “hearing” includes communication of data and documents through electronic mode. Accordingly to facilitate conduct of assessment proceedings electronically, vide letter dated 23.06.2017, in file of even number, Board had issued a revised format of notice(s) under section 143(2) of the Act.

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Posted On:  4 weeks ago


Appeals and Review Mechanism under GST

Tax laws (or any laws, for that matter) impose obligations. Such obligations are broadly of two kinds: tax-related and procedure-related. The taxpayer’s compliance with these obligations is verified by the tax officer (by various instruments such as scrutiny, audit, anti-evasion, etc.), as a result of which sometimes there are situations of actual or perceived non-compliance.

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Posted On:  1 month ago


Special Audit in GST

GST is a trust based taxation regime wherein the assessee is required to self-assess his returns and determine tax liability without any intervention by the tax official. Therefore, a tax regime that relies on self-assessment has to put in place a robust audit mechanism to measure and ensure compliance of the provisions of law by the taxable person.

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Posted On:  1 month ago


Accounts and Records in GST

Assessment in GST is mainly focused on self-assessment by the taxpayers themselves. Every taxpayer is required to self assess the taxes payable and furnishes a return for specified tax periods i.e. the period for which return is required to be filed. The compliance verification is done by the department through scrutiny of returns, audit and/or investigation.

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Posted On:  6 months ago


If you love your country, know why you should celebrate Independence Day by paying your taxes honestly!

We Indians are proud of our country and always show our love and affection towards it by celebrating Independence Day with flag hoisting, viewing parade, posting messages on what’s app, facebook and other social media, singing patriotic songs and the national anthem, and finally by listening speech of the Prime Minister of India. Leaders and many prominent celebrities will comment on various government policies and changes government should implement to make India a better place for next generation.

article author CA Chirag Chauhan

Posted On:  6 months ago


Filed IT Return, got Income Tax Intimation or Notice? Know what to do next

The Deadline for filing Income Tax Return which was 5th August. Central Processing Center (CPC) of Income Tax have started processing return and sending various intimation and notices. The processing of Income Tax returns have expedited compared to previous years and most of returns are processed within month time. The communication or intimation are usually send by Email with hard copy at address mention in ITR. Do check all communication you received on the register email id and check under which section you have received intimation or notice and respond

article author CA Chirag Chauhan

Posted On:  10 months ago


How to ensure that rent you paid is not claimed as fake by IT Department? And get proper HRA exemption

Recently in 2017 March, ITAT Mumbai Bench did not allow HRA exemption claim stating it as based on sham rent payments supported only by rent receipts from mother without paying actual rent. In the view of above decision many salaried employee who are claiming HRA by paying to their parents, relative and friends have to know proper rule under which HRA can be claimed and what all documents are required, including legal judgments supporting the claim. The article give you a detail guidelines so that you can claim proper HRA as per the rules and have adequate documents to support your claim. There is nothing in the law to stop the taxpayer from renting premises from parents and relative and claiming the HRA benefit for such rental payment.

article author CA Chirag Chauhan

Posted On:  11 months ago


FAQs on Inspection, Search, Seizure and Arrest under GST

As per law dictionary and as noted in different judicial pronouncements, the term ‘search’, in simple language, denotes an action of a government machinery to go, look through or examine carefully a place, area, person, object etc. in order to find something concealed or for the purpose of discovering evidence of a crime. The search of a person or vehicle or premises etc. can only be done under proper and valid authority of law

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Posted On:  11 months ago


FAQs on Assessment and Audit under GST

As a taxpayer has to pay tax on self-assessment basis, a request for paying tax on provisional basis has to come from the taxpayer which will then have to be permitted by the proper officer. In other words, no tax officer can suo-moto order payment of tax on provisional basis. This is governed by section 60 of CGST/SGST Act. Tax can be paid on a provisional basis only after the proper officer has permitted it through an order passed by him. For this purpose, the taxable person has to make a written request to the proper officer, giving reasons for payment of tax on a provisional basis. Such a request can be made by the taxable person only in such cases where he is unable to determine

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Posted On:  11 months ago


FAQs on Overview of Goods and Services Tax (GST)

It is a destination based tax on consumption of goods and services. It is proposed to be levied at all stages right from manufacture up to final consumption with credit of taxes paid at previous stages available as setoff. In a nutshell, only value addition will be taxed and burden of tax is to be borne by the final consumer

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Posted On:  12 months 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:  1 year 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:  1 year 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:  1 year 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

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Posted On:  1 year ago


ITBA module for Issue of Summon , Notices and Reference for Audit

This is in reference to the subject mentioned above. The following processes forming a part of the Assessment module are now available to the users in ITBA: (A) Issue of Summon u/sec 131. (B) Issue of Notice u/sec 133 and (C) Reference for Audit u/sec 142(2A). This is the next step, if required, after any case is selected in ITBA for Scrutiny/Reopening etc and issue of hearing notice u/s 143(2) , as part of the assessment process.

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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


Review of position of cash collection from current demand- Achievement of Action Plan target- CBDT

As you are aware, the Central Action Plan, 2016-17 has fixed the target of cash collection out of current demand as 20% of the current demand raised during the year. In this regard. a review of the current demand raised in various Regions up to November. 2016 was carried out and the position in respect of various Pr. CCsIT is given in the attached chart. It may be noted that at the all-India level, current demand of Rs.97,033 crore has been raised till November, 2016. after reducing the pre-paid taxes amounting to Rs.59,410 crore. At the rate of 20% of the net current demand, an amount of Rs.19.407 crore needs to be recovered collectively from demand raised till November. 2016.

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Posted On:  1 year ago


CBI arrests an Income tax officer and Inspector of income tax in a bribery case

The Central Bureau of Investigation has arrested an Income Tax Officer for accepting a bribe of Rs. Three Lakh and an Inspector of Income Tax for accepting a bribe of Rs.5000/- from the Complainant. A case was registered U/s 7 of the PC Act, 1988 against the ITO 30(1)(3) BKC, Mumbai for demanding an amount of Rs.3 lakh for himself and Rs.5000/- for his staff from the complainant for passing a favourable Assessment Order and not imposing penalty in scrutiny of ITR of the complainant for the AY 2014-15. CBI laid a trap and caught the two accused red handed. Searches were conducted at the official

article author CA Nikesh Sheth

Posted On:  1 year ago


Guidelines for arrest in relation to offences punishable under the Finance Act, 1994 and Central Excise Act, 1944

I am directed to draw your attention to the fact that the arrest provisions in Service Tax were introduced with effect from 10.05.2013 vide sub-sections (J) and (K) of section 103 of the Finance Act, 2013 which introduced sections 90 and 91 in the Finance Act, 1994 and also amended section 89 of the Finance Act 1994. Vide sections 155, 156 and 157 of the Finance Act 2016, with effect from 14.05.2016, sections 89, 90 and 91 of the Finance Act, 1994 have been amended.

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Posted On:  1 year ago


Generation of scrutiny notices u/s 143(2) for PAN selected in CASS-2016 regarding. (Time barring matter)

Kindly refer to letter No. F.No.System/ ITBA/Instruction/ Assessment/2015-16 dtd.15/03/2016, F.No.System/ ITBA/Instruction/ Assessment/CASS Cycle 2/2016-17 dtd. 25/07/2016 and F.no. DGIT(S)-2/ADG(S)-2ICASS 2016-17/93 dated 16/09/2016 requiring Assessing officers to generate scrutiny notices u/s 143(2) for PANs selected in cycle 1, cycle 2 and cycle 3 of CASS-2016. 2. It is seen that till 28-09-2016, notices have not been issued in 625 cases. 3. These 625 cases include 62 cases which are lying with inactive codes.

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