Subscribe To Our Free Newsletter:

Sumit Bhattacharya vs. ACIT (ITAT Mumbai Special Bench)

COURT:
CORAM:
SECTION(S):
GENRE:
CATCH WORDS:
COUNSEL:
DATE: (Date of pronouncement)
DATE: January 21, 2008 (Date of publication)
AY:
FILE:
CITATION:

(i) Amounts received by an assessee from the foreign holding company of his employer company on redemption of stock appreciation rights, being “fruits of employment” is chargeable to tax as “salaries” despite the absence of an employer-employee relationship (ii) there is a fundamental difference between stock options and stock appreciation rights.

See also: CIT vs. Infosys Technologies (Supreme Court)