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Bad debts need not be proved irrecoverable

As per Section 36(1)(vii) of the Act is concerned, it is a settled position in law that after 1st April, 1989, it is not necessary that the debt itself must be proved to be irrecoverable. The only requirement is that the amounts claimed as bad debts should be written off as irrecoverable in the account… Read More »

Only actual Bad debts are allowed as deduction and not doubtful debts

IN THE ITAT LUCKNOW BENCH ‘B’ Kanpur Electricity Supply Co. Ltd. v. Deputy Commissioner of Income-tax-VI, Kanpur SUNIL KUMAR YADAV, JUDICIAL MEMBER AND A.K. GARODIA, ACCOUNTANT MEMBER M.A. NO. 27(LKW) OF 2015 IT APPEAL NO. 311(LKW) OF 2014 [ASSESSMENT YEAR 2004-05] SEPTEMBER  2, 2015 Arvind Shukla, Adv. for the Applicant. Smt. Pinki Mahawar, D.R. for… Read More »