Posted On:  23 hrs ago


If tax payment made before due date but credited late then IDS 2016 is not invalid

Representations have been received from field authorities and stakeholders that there has been delay in payment of 1st instalment of tax, surcharge and penalty under the Income Declaration Scheme (the Scheme) in some cases owing to some technical errors in the system, non-deposit of cheque by collecting banks, payment made by filling wrong challan etc.

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Posted On:  23 hrs ago


Grant of Registration under DVAT and CST within one day

In partial modification of this department’s Circular No 06 of 2016-17 Dt 17-05-2016 and in keeping with the reforms being undertaken, under ‘Ease of Doing Business’ in Department of Trade and Taxes, GNCTD, it has been decided to further ease the procedure for grant of registration under DVAT & CST Act, as under

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Posted On:  5 days 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:  5 days ago


Regarding amendment in Notification no. 131/2016-Customs (N.T.) dated 31.10.2016 relating to AIR of duty drawback

In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (2) of section 75 of the Customs Act, 1962 (52 of 1962), sub-section (2) of section 37 of the Central Excise Act, 1944 (1 of 1944), and section 93A and sub-section (2) of section 94 of the Finance Act, 1994 (32 of 1994), read with rules 3 and 4 of the Customs, Central Excise Duties and Service Tax Drawback Rules, 1995, the Central Government hereby makes the following amendments in the notification of the Government of India in the Ministry of Finance (Department of Revenue), No. 131/2016 – Customs (N.T.), dated the 31st October, 2016, published vide number

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Posted On:  5 days ago


ST exemption on transportation of goods by a vessel & business facilitator service to bank

In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (1) of section 93 of the Finance Act, 1994 (32 of 1994), the Central Government being satisfied that it is necessary in the public interest so to do, hereby makes the following further amendments in the notification of the Government of India in the Ministry of Finance (Department of Revenue) No.25/2012-Service Tax, dated the 20th June, 2012, published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part II, Section 3, Sub-section (i) vide number G.S.R. 467 (E), dated the 20th June, 2012, namely

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Posted On:  5 days ago


CBEC rationalizes abatement for tour operator services

In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (1) of section 93 of the Finance Act, 1994 (32 of 1994), the Central Government, being satisfied that it is necessary in the public interest so to do, hereby makes the following further amendments in the notification of the Government of India in the Ministry of Finance (Department of Revenue) No. 26/2012- Service Tax, dated the 20thJune, 2012, published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part II, Section 3, Sub-section

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Posted On:  5 days ago


Person liable to pay service tax on transportation of goods by a vessel

In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (2) of section 68 of the Finance Act, 1994 (32 of 1994), the Central Government, hereby makes the following further amendments in the notification of the Government of India in the Ministry of Finance (Department of Revenue) No. 30/2012-Service Tax, dated the 20th June, 2012, published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part II, Section 3, Sub-section (i) vide number G.S.R. 472 (E), dated the 20th June, 2012, namely

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Posted On:  6 days ago


Got Cashback from wallet or credit card transaction? You may be liable to pay Tax

The Demonetization has lead us to the cashless society where we are bound to use credit cards and wallets more often. Every bank, financial institution and wallet companies do provide cash back on various transactions to incentivize customers and attract more customers. Online shopping websites like Flipkart, Snap deal, Amazon, etc and some stores like Big Bazar, Dmart, etc are offering cashback on use of certain credit cards or mobile wallets to pay for the goods. Travel websites like Goibibo, Make my trip, expedia, etc are offering cashbacks on booking tickets, hotels or holidays by using credit cards or mobile wallets. Online taxi aggregators Ola and Uber are offering cashbacks on taxi rides. Online food delivery order booking websites Zomato, are offering cashbacks on orders. You can get cashbacks even on payment of your utility bills by using certain credit cards or mobile wallets link Paytm, Freecharge, etc . The amount of cash back if we calculate from all the sources can be more than few thousands in a year. So, are such cashbacks taxable?

article author CA Chirag Chauhan

Posted On:  6 days ago


New design of PAN card w.ef. 1st January 2017

All TEN-FCs & PAN Centres are hereby informed that the Income Tax Department (ETD) has prescribed certain changes in the existing design of the PAN Card. Accordingly, with effect from January 1, 2017, PAN cards are being printed as per the new design specifications approved by ITD.

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Posted On:  6 days ago


GST- Most of the issues been resolved: FM

On demonetization, Finance Minister Shri Arun Jaitley says that difficult decisions initially pass through difficult phases as historic decisions have temporary pain attached to them. Stressing the implementation of GST, FM says that most of the issues have been resolved; few critical issues are left which will be resolved in the next few weeks.

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Posted On:  6 days ago


Companies to furnish Statement of Financial Transactions to Income Tax Department`

As per Rule 114E of the Income Tax Rules 1962, for and from 2016-­17, all companies have to be furnish SFT in respect of certain specified transactions as tabulated below

article author CS Perila Sheth

Posted On:  6 days ago


Launch of Post Assessment – Revision u/s 263/264 Proceedings module of Income Tax Business Application (ITBA)

This is in reference to the subject mentioned above. The functionality for passing revision order is now available in the Revision module of ITBA. 2. The Revision u/s 263/264 Proceedings module of the ITBA can be accessed by entering the following URL in the browser: https://itba.incometax.gov.in The path for Revision module is: ITBA Portal -> Login -> Modules -> Revision

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Posted On:  6 days ago


Launch of Income Tax Business Application (ITBA) – TPO Proceedings Module

This is in reference to the subject mentioned above. The functionality for TPO Proceedings (Process flow from recording the reference particulars and initiation of TPO Proceedings to passing of TPO order) is now available in the TPO Proceedings Module of Income Tax Business Application (ITBA).

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Posted On:  6 days ago


Filing of the VAT Audit Report in Form 704 for year 2015-16

Section 61(1) of the Maharashtra Value Added Tax Act, 2002 provides that all eligible dealers shall submit the Audit Report in Form- 704. As provided under rule 17A (1) of the Maharashtra Value Added Tax Rules, 2005, this form is to be uploaded electronically. Rule 66 of the said Rules mandates that such Audit Report in Form e-704 shall be submitted within nine months and fifteen days of the end of the year to which such report relates. Accordingly the prescribed date for filing of Form e-704

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Posted On:  7 days ago


Direct Tax Collections up to December, 2016 show Growth of 12.01 %

The figures for Direct Tax collections up to December, 2016 show that revenue net of refunds is Rs. 5.53 lakh crore which is 12.01% more than the net collections for the corresponding period last year. This collection is 65.3% of the total Budget Estimates of Direct Taxes for Financial Year 20 16-17.

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Posted On:  7 days ago


Forms related to various regulations of the Chartered Accountants Regulations, 1988

Forms related to various regulations of the Chartered Accountants Regulations, 1988 Documents to be submitted in case of delay in submission of following Forms

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Posted On:  2 weeks ago


Amendment to Schedule Entry D-5 and D-10 of MVAT Act

In pursuance of the powers conferred by clause (a) of entry 5 of Schedule ‘D’ appended to the Maharashtra Value Added Tax Act, 2002 (Mah. IX of 2005), the Government of Maharashtra, hereby notifies with effect from the date 1st January 2017 the area and the period as shown in column (2) and column (3) respectively of the Schedule appended herewith, to be area and period covered for the purpose of clause (a) of the said entry 5, namely

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Posted On:  2 weeks ago


TATA Translational Cancer Research Centre notified U/s. 35(1)(ii)

It is hereby notified for general information that the organization TATA Translational Cancer Research Centre (‘TTCRC’) under the aegis of TATA Medical Centre Trust (PAN:- AABTT2222Q) has been approved by the Central Government for the purpose of clause (ii) of sub-section (1) of section 35 of the Income-tax Act, 1961 (said Act), read with Rules 5C and 5D of the Income-tax Rules, 1962 (said Rules), from Assessment year 2016-2017 onwards in the category of ‘Scientific Research Association’, subject to the following conditions, namely

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Posted On:  2 weeks ago


SEBI (Portfolio Managers) (Amendment) Regulations, 2016

In exercise of the powers conferred by section 30 of the Securities and Exchange Board of India Act, 1992 (15 of 1992), the Board hereby makes the following regulations to further amend the Securities and Exchange Board of India (Portfolio Managers) Regulations, 1993, namely

article author CS Perila Sheth

Posted On:  2 weeks ago


Initiatives taken by Government to promote use of mobile/e-banking for cashless transactions

The Public Financial Management System (PFMS) is a web-based online software application, developed and implemented by the o/o CGA with technical support of NIC. The primary objective of PFMS is to facilitate a sound Public Financial Management System for Government of India (GoI) by establishing an efficient fund flow system as well as a Payment cum Accounting network. PFMS provides various stakeholders with a real time, reliable and meaningful Management Information System and an effective Decision Support System (DSS), as part of the Digital India initiative of GoI.

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