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The Nanded District Central Co-op. Bank Ltd vs. DCIT (ITAT Pune)

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DATE: September 15, 2014 (Date of pronouncement)
DATE: October 21, 2014 (Date of publication)
AY: 2010-11
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Grant given to safeguard the interests of depositors, though used for meeting SLR requirements of RBI relatable to its banking activity, is still capital in nature

The objective of the Government of Maharashtra to give grant to the assessee was to protect the interests of farmers and depositors from the Nanded district and for the said purpose the Government deemed it fit to provide financial assistance

Munshi Mini Rice Mill vs. ITO (ITAT Kolkata)

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DATE: October 14, 2014 (Date of pronouncement)
DATE: October 21, 2014 (Date of publication)
AY: 2007-08
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Failure to record detailed reasons in assessment order does justifying s. 147 action. There is a statutory presumption that AO has applied his mind while passing assessment order

Section 147 of the Act, as substituted w.e.f. 01.04.1989 does not postulates conferment of power upon the AO to initiate reassessment proceeding upon his mere change of opinion. Further, if ‘reason to believe’ of the AO is founded on an

Araska Diamond Pvt. Ltd vs. ACIT (ITAT Mumbai)

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DATE: October 17, 2014 (Date of pronouncement)
DATE: October 20, 2014 (Date of publication)
AY: 2009-10
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S. 43(5)(a): Loss on foreign currency forward contracts by a manufacturer/ exporter is a “speculation loss” and not a “hedging loss”

Unless the assessee shows that there was some existing contract in respect of which he was likely to suffer a loss because of future price fluctuations and that it was to safeguard against such loss that he entered into the

DCIT vs. India Advantage Fund-VII (ITAT Bangalore)

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DATE: October 17, 2014 (Date of pronouncement)
DATE: October 18, 2014 (Date of publication)
AY: 2008-09
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Entire law on taxation of private specific/ discretionary trusts under revocable & irrevocable transfers and AOPs explained

(i) Private Trusts could be Fixed or Discretionary Trusts. A fixed trust is a trust in which the beneficiaries have a current fixed entitlement to such income as remains after proper exercise of the trustee’s powers. On the other hand,

CIT vs. Holcim India P. Ltd (Delhi High Court)

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DATE: September 5, 2014 (Date of pronouncement)
DATE: October 17, 2014 (Date of publication)
AY: 2007-08 and 2008-09
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S. 14A & Rule 8D disallowance cannot be made if there is no exempt income or if there is a possibility of the gains on transfer of the shares being taxable.

(i) On the issue whether the assessee could have earned dividend income and even if no dividend income was earned, yet Section 14A can be invoked and disallowance of expenditure can be made, there are three decisions of the different

Alliance Infrastructure Projects Pvt. Ltd vs. DCIT (ITAT Bangalore)

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DATE: September 12, 2014 (Date of pronouncement)
DATE: October 17, 2014 (Date of publication)
AY: 2009-2010 & 2010-11
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S. 14A & Rule 8D disallowance cannot be made if there is no exempt income. Cheminvest Ltd. vs. ITO 121 ITD 318 (Ahd) (SB) is not good law.

There is no dispute that the assessee had no exempt income during both the years involved. No doubt as mentioned by the DR, the Special Bench of this Tribunal in the case of Cheminvest Ltd. vs. ITO 121 ITD 318,

Parmanand Tiwari vs. ITO (ITAT Kolkata)

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DATE: September 2, 2014 (Date of pronouncement)
DATE: October 16, 2014 (Date of publication)
AY: 2008-09
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Rule 37BA (credit for TDS) inserted w.e.f. 01.04.2009 to mitigate hardship to taxpayers has to be treated as being retrospective in nature

Rule 37BA of the Rules clearly mentions that credit for tax deducted at source and paid to the Central Government shall be given to the person provided that the deductee files a declaration with the deductor and the deductor reports

Times Guaranty Ltd vs. ACIT (ITAT Mumbai)

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DATE: October 10, 2014 (Date of pronouncement)
DATE: October 16, 2014 (Date of publication)
AY: 1993-94
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S. 271(1)(c): Wrong claim for depreciation by showing a finance or loan transaction as a lease transaction attracts penalty

(i) The detailed findings of the AO, the assessee not agitating the findings of the AO in quantum proceedings, no plea of factual discrepancies during quantum proceedings and appeals, even no such plea before AO during penalty proceedings and no

Interglobe Enterprises Ltd vs. DCIT (ITAT Delhi)

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DATE: April 4, 2014 (Date of pronouncement)
DATE: October 16, 2014 (Date of publication)
AY: 2008-09 & 2009-10
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No disallowance u/s 14A & Rule 8D can be made towards exempt income earned on strategic investments

The assessee had made significant investments in the shares of subsidiary companies which are definitely not for the purpose of earning exempt income. Strategic investment has to be excluded for the purpose of arriving at disallowance under Rule 8D(iii). The

Raajratna Metal Industries Ltd vs. ACIT (Gujarat High Court)

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DATE: July 30, 2014 (Date of pronouncement)
DATE: October 15, 2014 (Date of publication)
AY: 2009-2010
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S. 147: If AO contests the audit objection but still reopens to comply with the audit objection, it means he has not applied his mind independently and the reopening is void

To satisfy ourselves, whether the reassessment proceedings have been initiated at the instance of the audit party and solely on the ground of audit objections ….. On a perusal of the files, the noting made therein and the relevant documents,

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