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HSBC Invest Direct (India) Ltd vs. DCIT (ITAT Mumbai)

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DATE: October 17, 2014 (Date of pronouncement)
DATE: October 24, 2014 (Date of publication)
AY: 2008-09
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Various arguments on the applicability of s. 14A & Rule 8D where the AO has not recorded satisfaction, where the shares are held in strategic/ subsidiary companies, held as stock-in-trade, where there are surplus funds and the quantum of disallowance under Explanation (f) to s. 115JA/ 115JB considered

(i) When it is said that rule 8D is mandatory (i.e., AY 2008-09 onwards), all that is meant is where the said expenditure cannot be reasonably ascertained with reference to the assessee’s accounts, toward which the AO is to issue

ITO vs. Reliance Share and Stock Brokers (P) Ltd (ITAT Mumbai)

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DATE: October 22, 2014 (Date of pronouncement)
DATE: October 24, 2014 (Date of publication)
AY: 2008-09
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No S. 14A/ Rule 8D Disallowance if accounts not examined. Consent fee paid to SEBI is not penalty for infraction of law

Re Disallowance made u/s 14A r.w. rule 8D (i) It is now settled principle that the assessing officer has to examine the disallowance made by the assessee by having regard to the accounts of the assessee and only thereafter the

DCIT vs. Baljit Securities Private Limited (ITAT Kolkata)

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DATE: October 21, 2014 (Date of pronouncement)
DATE: October 24, 2014 (Date of publication)
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Rule 8D(ii) & 8D(iii) do not apply to shares held as stock-in-trade. Loss arising out of derivatives from the income arising out of buying and selling of shares

(i) Both trading of shares and derivative transactions are not coming under the purview of Section 43(5) of the Act which provides definition of “speculative transaction” exclusively for purposes of section 28 to 41 of the Act. Again, the fact

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,

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

Geojit Investment Services Ltd vs. ACIT (ITAT Cochin)

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DATE: August 28, 2014 (Date of pronouncement)
DATE: October 15, 2014 (Date of publication)
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S. 14A: In applying Rule 8D(2)(ii) interest expenses directly attributable to tax exempt income as also directly attributable to taxable income, are required to be excluded from computation of common interest expenses to be allocated.

(1) S. 14 A (2) requires the AO to determine the amount of expenditure incurred in relation to such income which does not form part of the total income under this Act in accordance with such method as may be

ACIT vs. M. Baskaran (ITAT Chennai)

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DATE: July 31, 2014 (Date of pronouncement)
DATE: August 15, 2014 (Date of publication)
AY: 2009-10
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S. 14A/ Rule 8D: No disallowance can be made if there is no exempt income. Cheminvest (SB) & CBDT Circular are not good law


S. 14A/ Rule 8D: No disallowance can be made if there is no exempt income. Cheminvest (SB) & CBDT Circular are not good law

No doubt in Cheminvest Ltd vs. ITO 121 ITD 318 (SB) the Special Bench of the Tribunal has held that disallowance u/s 14A can be made even in the year in which no exempt income has been earned or received by the assessee. This decision of Special Bench of the Tribunal has been impliedly overruled by the decisions of High Courts in Shivam Motors P Ltd (All HC), CIT vs. Corrtech Energy Pvt. Ltd (Guj HC), CIT vs. Delite Enterprises (Bom HC), CIT vs. Lakhani Marketing (P&H HC), CIT vs. Winsome Textiles Industries Ltd 319 ITR 204 (P&H) where it has been held that when there is no exempt income and no claim for exemption, s. 14A and Rule 8D have no application and no disallowance can be made.

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