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Change In Constitution Of Bombay High Court’s Tax Bench w.e.f. 19.11.2018

The Constitution of the Tax Bench in the Bombay High Court w.e.f. 19.11.2018 is as follows

Download The Companies Amendment Ordinance 2018

The Companies Amendment (Ordinance), 2018 was promulgated on 2nd November 2018. It makes important amendments to the Companies Act 2013 with the twin objectives of promotion of Ease of Doing Business along with better corporate compliance

CBDT Chairman Issues Directive Reg Disposal Of Non-Time-Barring Assessments

Hon’ble Sushil Chandra, the Chairman of the CBDT, has addressed a letter dated 29th October, 2018 in which a mid-year review of achievements in major KRAs specified in Central Action Plan, 2018-19 has been undertaken with reference to the progress in the major Key Result Areas of Budget Collection, scrutiny disposal, cash collection out of arrear and current demand and disposal by CIT(A)

CBDT Order Reg Appt Of IRS Officers As Joint Commissioners Of Income-Tax

The CBDT has issued an office order no. 181 of 2018 dated 25th October 2018 in which it is stated that the President has extended the ad hoc appointments of several IRS officers to the grade of Joint Commissioner of Income-tax from 01.04.2018 to 31.03.2019 or upto the date of regular appointment, whichever is earlier

Book Release: Handbook On FEMA – Taxation – Frequently Asked Questions

The All India Federation of Tax Practitioners (AIFTP) has released a publication titled “Handbook on FEMA – Taxation – Frequently Asked Questions”. This is a unique publication compiled in a question-answer format explaining the provisions, laws, conventions etc. An aggregate of 293 questions are answered by giving references to relevant case laws on the respective subject

ITAT Makes History – 7 Members Appointed Vice Presidents Together

The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) has approved the appointments of seven Members (Judicial/ Accountant) of the ITAT to the posts of Vice-President In the ITAT in level 16 of the Matrix wef the date of assumption of charge of the post and till the age of 62 years subject to the final outcome of Writ Petition Nos 9/2017 titled Kudrat Sandhu vs. Union of India pending in the Supreme Court

Chief Justice Of India Bans Judges From Taking Leave On Workdays

Hon’ble Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi has indicated a touch stance towards the practice of judges taking frequent leave from work. He has announced a new “no leave” formula for judges during working days of courts to tackle the large case pendency clogging the Courts

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Bombay High Court To Get New Chief Justice Soon

The Supreme Court Collegium has recommended that Mr. Justice N.H. Patil, the senior-most Judge from Bombay High Court, who is at present functioning as Acting Chief Justice of that High Court, be appointed Chief Justice in Bombay High Court

High Court Judge, Who Heard Cases Till 11 PM, Appointed ITAT President. Tax Bar Pleased, Pledges Support

The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) has approved the appointment of a former High Court to the post of the President in the ITAT. The learned judge has a distinguished track record. He is renowned for having sat in Court till 11 pm in order to speedily dispose of pending cases. The Tax Bar has expressed confidence that the new President will streamline the working of the ITAT and ensure speedy justice to taxpayers

Transfer Of Hon’ble ITAT Member (Vice President) (Oct 2018)

Vide Order dated 11th October 2018, the Hon’ble President of the ITAT has transferred a Vice-President with immediate effect, in public interest


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