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How to calculate Long Term Capital Gain Tax on Equity Shares and Mutual Fund from 1st April 2018

The Long Term Capital Gain Tax on Shares and Equity oriented Mutual Funds were exempt since 2004. The government has introduce Securities Transaction Tax from 2004, to simply the tax regime, and introduce section 10(38) to provide exemption to long term capital gains on transfer of shares listed on a recognised stock exchange (BSE & NSE) provided STT was paid on them. Short term capital gains on such a transfer would be taxed @ 15%. The Budget 2018 has proposed to tax Long Term Gains on Equity Shares and Mutual Funds without withdraw of securities transaction tax (STT), which was introduced as an alternative to LTCG tax.

article author CA Chirag Chauhan

Posted On:  4 months ago


Download the Budget Memorandum 2018 for Financial Year 2018-19

The provisions of Finance Bill, 2018 relating to direct taxes seek to amend the Income-tax Act, 1961 (hereafter referred to as 'the Act') to continue to provide momentum to the buoyancy in direct taxes through deepening and widening of the tax base, reducing the corporate tax rate for micro, small and medium enterprises, promoting horizontal equity in personal income-tax and enhancing the effectiveness, transparency and accountability of the tax administration. With a view to achieving the above, the various proposals for amendments are organised under the following heads

article author CA Chirag Chauhan

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CBEC notifies www.ewaybillgst.gov.in as GST Portal for furnishing e-way bill

Amendment of notification No. 4/2017-Central Tax dated 19.06.2017 for notifying e-way bill website- Central Government hereby notifies www.gst.gov.in as the Common Goods and Services Tax Electronic Portal for facilitating registration, payment of tax, furnishing of returns and computation and settlement of integrated tax and www.ewaybillgst.gov.in as the Common Goods and Services Tax Electronic Portal for furnishing electronic way bill.

article author One Roof Consultant

Posted On:  4 months ago


Refund of Integrated Tax paid on account of zero rated supplies

The objective of zero rating of exports and supplies to SEZ is sought to be achieved through the provision contained in Section 16(3) of the IGST Act, 2017, which mandates that a registered person making a zero rated supply is eligible to claim refund in accordance with the provisions of section 54 of the CGST Act, 2017

article author One Roof Consultant

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GST Practitioners

Section 48 of the CGST Act provides for authorisation of an eligible person to act as approved GST practitioners. A registered person may authorise an approved GST practitioner to furnish information, on his behalf, to the government.

article author One Roof Consultant

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Recovery of Tax

All tax administration occasionally comes across a situation where the tax dues are not paid correctly by the tax payers, most of the times inadvertently and sometimes deliberately. To minimize the inadvertent short payment of taxes the concept of ‘Matching’ of details of ‘Outward supplies’ of supplier with the details of ‘Inward supplies’ of recipient has been introduced in the GST Act.

article author One Roof Consultant

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National Anti-Profiteering Authority in GST

Any reduction in rate of tax on any supply of goods or services or the benefit of input tax credit should have been passed on to the recipient by way of commensurate reduction in prices. However it has been the experience of many countries that when GST was introduced there has been a marked increase in inflation and the prices of the commodities.

article author One Roof Consultant

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Statement of Outward Supplies (GSTR-1) in GST

FORM GSTR-1 is a statement of the details of outward supplies (i.e. sales of goods or provision of services) of goods or services or both. The details filed in table of this statement are to be communicated to the respective recipients of the said supplies. The details of outward supplies shall include details of invoices, debit notes, credit notes, advances received, advances adjusted and revised invoices issued in relation to outward supplies made during any tax period

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Deemed Exports in GST

“Deemed Exports” refers to supplies of goods manufactured in India (and not services) which are notified as deemed exports under Section 147 of the CGST/SGST Act, 2017. The supplies do not leave India. The payment for such supplies is received either in Indian rupees or in convertible foreign exchange. Deemed exports are not zero rated supplies by default, unlike the regular exports.

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Posted On:  4 months ago


Zero Rating of Supplies in GST

By zero rating it is meant that the entire value chain of the supply is exempt from tax. This means that in case of zero rating, not only is the output exempt from payment of tax, there is no bar on taking/availing credit of taxes paid on the input side for making/providing the output supply. Such an approach would in true sense make the goods or services zero rated.

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Provisional Assessment in GST

A supplier will come to know the extent of his tax liability which has to be discharged on a continuous and regular basis only after assessment. Assessment means determination of tax liability and includes self-assessment, re-assessment, provisional assessment, summary assessment and best judgment assessment. The major determinants of the tax liability are generally the applicable tax rate and the value.

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Margin Scheme in GST

As per Rule 32(5) of the CGST Rules, 2017, where a taxable supply is provided by a person dealing in buying and selling of second hand goods i.e., used goods as such or after such minor processing which does not change the nature of the goods and where no input tax credit has been availed on the purchase of such goods, the value of supply shall be the difference between the selling price and the purchase price and where the value of such supply is negative, it shall be ignored.

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Valuation in GST

Every fiscal statue makes provision for determination of value as tax is normally payable on ad-valorem basis. In GST also, tax is payable on ad-valorem basis i.e. percentage of value of the supply of goods or services. Section 15 of the CGST Act and Rule 27 to Rule 35 of CGST Rules, 2017

article author One Roof Consultant

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Works Contract in GST

Simply put, a works contract is essentially a contract of service which may also involve supply of goods in the execution of the contract. It is basically a composite supply of both services and goods, with the service element being dominant in the contract between parties. In a general sense, a contract of works, may relate to both immovable and immovable property.

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Integrated Goods and Services Tax Act

The introduction of Goods and Services Tax (GST) is a significant reform in the field of indirect taxes in our country. Multiple taxes levied and collected by the Centre and states would be replaced by one tax called Goods and Services Tax (GST). GST is a multi-stage value added tax on consumption of goods or services or both.

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Transition Provisions under GST

GST is a significant reform in the field of indirect taxes in our country. Multiple taxes levied and collected by the Centre and States have been replaced by one tax called Goods and Services Tax (GST). GST is a multi-stage value added tax on consumption of goods or services or both.

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Electronic Way Bill in GST

A waybill is a receipt or a document issued by a carrier giving details and instructions relating to the shipment of a consignment of goods and the details include name of consignor, consignee, the point of origin of the consignment, its destination, and route. Electronic Way Bill (E-Way Bill) is basically a compliance mechanism wherein by way of a digital interface the person causing the movement of goods uploads the relevant information prior to the commencement of movement of goods and generates e-way bill on the GST portal.

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Electronic Cash/Credit Ledgers and Liability Register in GST

On the common portal each registered taxpayer will have one electronic register called the Electronic liability register and two electronic ledgers namely Electronic Cash Ledger and Electronic Credit Ledger. These register and ledgers will reflect the amount of tax payable, the amount available to settle the tax liability online, and input credit balance. This is a handy tool provided in the GST system wherein the registered taxpayer can have information about his liabilities and credits at a single location which can be viewed from any place by simply logging into the common portal.Electronic liability register, electronic cash ledger and electronic credit ledger of taxpayer will be updated on generation of GSTR-3 by the taxpayer.

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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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Tax Invoice and other such instruments in GST

Generally speaking, an invoice is a commercial instrument issued by a seller to a buyer. It identifies both the trading parties and lists, describes, and quantifies the items sold, shows the date of shipment and mode of transport, prices and discounts, if any, and delivery and payment terms

article author One Roof Consultant