Daily Archives: October 29, 2016

List of cheaper and dearer items after GST

Here’s the list: What is cheaper and what is dearer after GST Salt, bread, fresh fruit and vegetables, eggs, milk, curd, blood (yes blood, the human kind), prasad (the sacred kind), the national flag, kumkum, bindi-sindoor, glass bangles, even contraceptives — all these will continue to enjoy a taxfree run under the proposed goods and… Read More »

Category: GST

Expeditious refunds required of tax officer

“Expeditious refunds” required of tax officer The Bombay High Court in addressing a taxpayer’s writ for mandamus, held that the Assessing Officer is to make a determination about a taxpayer’s request for refund independently and directed the Assessing Officer to consider and process the taxpayer’s representation to process the return and refund request as expeditiously as possible, within… Read More »

Penalty for inaccurate particulars in Income Tax Return

Penalty for inaccurate particulars on return The Mumbai Bench of the Income-tax Appellate Tribunal held that when a taxpayer claimed both a deduction for expensing the purchase of fixed assets and deprecation on the assets (thus, a double deduction), a penalty applies because the claim itself was not bona fide and lacked good faith. Information provided by… Read More »

Sale of partnership, taxable as capital gain

Sale of partnership, taxable as capital gain  The Supreme Court held that the taxpayer, a partner, was liable for capital gains tax on the sale of the partnership because the partnership’s assets were “capital assets” as defined by a provision of India’s tax law. The high court observed that sale of a partnership as a “going concern”… Read More »

MVAT- Exemption from payment of Tax for oil company u/s 41(4)

FINANCE DEPARTMENT Madam Cama Marg, Hutatma Rajguru Chowk, Mantralaya, Mumbai 400 032, dated the 21st October 2016. NOTIFICATION MAHARASHTRA VALUE ADDED TAX ACT, 2002. No. VAT 1515/ CR 84/Taxation-1.—In exercise of the powers conferred by clause (a) of sub­section (4) of section 41 of the Maharashtra Value Added Tax Act, 2002 (Mah. IX of 2005),… Read More »

Transferability of goods imported by debiting duty in SFIS scrips

Circular No. 49/2016-Cus. F. No. 605/17/2013-DBK Government of India Ministry of Finance, Department of Revenue Drawback Division New Delhi, 27th October, 2016 To Principal Chief Commissioners / Chief Commissioners Principal Directors General / Directors General Principal Commissioners / Commissioners (All under CBEC) Sub: Transferability of goods imported/procured by debiting duty in SFIS scrips– reg. The… Read More »

Registration of Valuers-Income Tax Business Application Functions Module

F.No. System/ITBA/Instruction/Administrative/178/2016-17/ Dated: 24.10.2016 To All Principal Chief Commissioners of Income-tax/ CCsIT (By Name) All Principal Commissioner of Income-tax/CsIT/CsIT(CO) (By Name) Subject: Launch of Income Tax Business Application (ITBA) – Administrative Functions Module Phase-3 (Registration of Valuers) – Reg. Income Tax Business Application Functions Module -Registration of Valuers – Reg. Sir/Madam, This is in reference… Read More »

Income Tax Business Application -Gratuity, Superannuation and PF Approval

F.No. System/ITBA/Instruction/Administrative/178/2016-17/ Dated: 24/10/2016 To All Principal Chief Commissioners of Income-tax/ CCsIT (By Name) All Principal Commissioner of Income-tax/CsIT/CsIT(CO) (By Name) Subject: Launch of Income Tax Business Application (ITBA) – Administration Functions Module Phase-2 (Gratuity, Superannuation and Provident Fund Approval) – Reg. Sir/Madam, This is in reference to the subject mentioned above. The functionality for… Read More »

E-payment gateways under Maharashtra Sales Tax

Office of the Commissioner of Sales Tax, Maharashtra, 8th Floor, Vikrikar Bhavan, Mazgaon, Mumbai Trade Circular To ___________ ___________ No : Mahavikas/PDADIC/New Automation/Payment Gateways/B-832  Dt 27/10/2016 Trade Circular No.: 32 T of 2016 Subject: First Phase Go Live of e-payment under SAP-TRM new automation process. Ref: Trade Circular No of 22 T of 2016 Dt.26… Read More »

Bihar Electricity Regulatory Commission notified u/s 10(46) of Income Tax

MINISTRY OF FINANCE (Department of Revenue) (CENTRAL BOARD OF DIRECT TAXES) NOTIFICATION No. 101/2016 New Delhi, the 27th October, 2016 S.O. 3336(E).-In exercise of the powers conferred by clause (46) of section 10 of the Income-tax Act, 1961 (43 of 1961), the Central Government hereby notifies for the purposes of the said clause, Bihar Electricity… Read More »

Entry Tax e-return for Dealers of Maharashtra

Office of the Commissioner of Sales Tax, Maharashtra State, Mumbai 8th Floor, Vikrikar Bhavan, Mazgaon, Murnbai — 400010 TRADE CIRCULAR No. JC(MAHAVIKAS)/ELE-RET/15-16/ADM-20/B-833 Mumbai, Dt: 27/10/2016 Trade Circular No. 33T of 2016 Sub : e-Returns for Dealers registered under the The Maharashtra Tax on the Entry of Goods into Local Areas Act, 2002. BACKGROUND : e-Services… Read More »

Chemicals Handling-Safety, Examination & Storage -E Book

Material Safety in handling, examination & storage of chemicals 1. Introduction 1.1 Customs officers often have to deal with chemicals while inspecting/examining import/export consignment of chemicals or taking samples for testing etc. They are also required to handle chemicals while stock taking in manufacturing premises or godowns. Sometimes the officers also have to supervise transport… Read More »

Disallowance of income component in case of Non Resident u/s 40(a)(ia) : CBDT

F.No.500/39/2015 (US FT & TR-V) Government of India Ministry of Finance Department of Revenue Central Board of Direct Taxes Foreign Tax & Tax Research –II FT & TR-V Division New Delhi, 26th of October, 2016. To All the Pr. Chief Commissioner of Income Tax / Pr Director General of Income Tax Sir Madam, Sub: Withholding… Read More »

Prohibition of Benami Property Transactions Act 1988

Press Information Bureau Government of India Ministry of Finance 28-October-2016 17:30 IST Prohibition of Benami Property Transactions Act, 1988. Benami Property Transactions Act, 1988 has been amended by the Benami Transactions (Prohibition) Amendment Act, 2016 (BTP Amendment Act). The rules and all the provisions of the BTP Amendment Act shall come into force on 1stNovember,… Read More »