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CBDT Instruction Reg Conduct Of E-Assessment Proceedings

The CBDT has issued Instruction No. 01/2018 dated 12th of February, 2018 by which it has issued important instructions with regard to the conduct of assessment proceedings in scrutiny cases electronically

ITAT Pays Homage To Late Shri Dinesh Vyas

A full court reference in honour of late Shri Dinesh Vyas Senior Advocate, was held on 9th February 2018

ICAI Fumes At CBDT For Maligning CAs In Tax Refund Scam

The CBDT issued a press release a few days ago alleging that it has busted a tax refund scam master-minded by a Chartered Accountant. This has has not gone down well with The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI)

If CAs Practice Honestly, Problem Of Corruption Will Be Solved: Minister Piyush Goyal

Hon’ble Piyush Goyal, the Minister of Railways and Coal, has sent the clarion call to all CAs that if they decide to “practice honestly”, then the problem of corruption in the country will be resolved. However, some CAs have taken exception to the allegation that some practice dishonestly

CBDT Directive Reg Determination Of FMV Of ‘Start Up’ Companies’ Shares U/s 56(2)(viib) And Rule 11UA(2)

The CBDT has issued an important directive dated 6th of February, 2018 relating to the determination of fair market value of unquoted equity shares of ‘Start Up’ companies under section 56(2)(viib) of the Income-tax Act read with Rule 11UA(2) of Income-tax Rules

CBDT Issues FAQs On Taxation Of LTCG As Per Finance Bill 2018

The Finance Bill 2018 has reintroduced the taxation of Long-term capital gains (LTCG) on stocks. The CBDT has issued a detailed FAQ dated 4th February 2018 in which it has addressed numerous questions relating to the method for calculation of long-term capital gains, the cost of acquisition, the fair market value, availability of inflation index, TDS obligations etc. The CBDT has also clarified the law applicable to capital gains earned by Foreign Institutional Investors (FIIs)

CBDT Clarifies Law On ‘Grandfathering’ Clause Of Long-Term Capital Gains To Non-Resident And FII Assessees

In an article titled “Grandfather clause in LTCG: Why it may be time to call up your tax lawyer”, it was pointed out that the grandfathering of past returns promised by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in his budget speech is missing from the fine print of the bill in the context of foreign investors. The drafting error created an uproar amongst taxpayers at the shoddy drafting of the Finance Bill 2018.

Download Finance Bill 2018

The Finance Bill 2018, as introduced in Parliament today, is available for download. There are several important amendments proposed by the Finance Bill 2018 to the Income-tax Act, 1961, including the taxation of long-term capital gains (LTCG) at 10%. As per the Finance Bill 2018, the long term capital gains on investments in equities exceeding Rs 1 lakh will be taxed at 10% without allowing benefit of indexation. The gains made till January 31 will be grandfathered

CBDT Busts Tax Refund Scam By CA

A Chartered Accountant (CA) in Bengaluru developed an ingenious plan to dupe the income-tax department. He induced employees of reputed companies such as IBM, Vodafone, Saplabs, Biocon, Infosys, ICICI Bank, CISCO, Thomson Reuters etc to file revised returns of income and make fraudulent claim for refunds of tax

Tragic Demise Of Eminent Tax Counsel

We deeply regret to inform that Shri Dinesh M. Vyas, Senior Advocate and Past President of the ITAT Bar Association, passed away on 23rd January, 2018. A condolence prayer meeting will be held at KC College Auditorium on 25th January 2018 between 5pm to 7pm.


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