Year: 2015

CA Ashish Karundia has conducted a meticulous study into the weaknesses and failures of the traditional concept of a permanent establishment. He argues, with reference to a multitude of domestic and international judgements, that the PE concept has failed in reaching the objective of legitimate taxation of income that is attributable to an enterprise of the non-resident enterprise

Shri. Akhilesh Kumar Sah, Advocate, has provided valuable perspective on the controversial issue relating to the deduction of interest on loan diverted to sister/ subsidiary concerns without interest. The entire law on the subject as encapsulated in the recent verdict of the Supreme Court in Hero Cycles (P) Ltd vs. CIT is considered

Shri. Akhilesh Kumar Sah, Advocate, has explained the law on whether compact disc, tape recorded conversation is a “document” and admissible as an evidence in the light of the verdict of the Super Court in Shamsher Singh Verma vs. State of Haryana and other important judgements

Shri. Sunil Moti Lala, Advocate, has prepared a compilation of important judgements on transfer pricing, international tax and domestic tax reported in the period from August to October 2015. The author has meticulously and systematically classified the judgements into various categories to enable ease of reference. A pdf copy of the digest is available for download. The digest will prove invaluable to all practitioners of taxation law

Shri. N. M. Ranka, Senior Advocate, has enumerated in a succinct manner the qualities that professionals need to develop in order to be successful in the practice of taxation law Since times immemorial profession of law, medicine and divinity have …

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Shri. Akhilesh Kumar Sah, Advocate, has examined the controversial issue as to whether payments for use of services involving use of land and building can be characterized as “rent” so as to warrant deduction of TDS under section 194-I of the Act. He has analyzed all the latest and important verdicts on the issue

CA Vinay Kawdia has explained in a comprehensive manner the entire law relating to the implications arising out of the death of an income-tax assessee with reference to the pending and impending assessment, recovery, penalty, prosecution and appeal proceedings. All …


Shri. Akhilesh Kumar Sah, Advocate, has dealt with two landmark judgements of the Supreme Court on the rights, duties and privileges of advocates and explained the entire issue in the proper perspective in the context of the rules of the Bar Council of India and the Code of Ethics

Shri. Akhilesh Kumar Sah, Advocate, has dealt with the interesting issue of the binding force of judgements in the context of income-tax law. He argues that as the Income-tax Act extends to the whole of India, the judgments rendered by a High Court should normally be followed by the other High Courts in order to preserve uniformity in law unless there are compelling reasons for departing from the view taken by the High Court

Shri. Akhilesh Kumar Sah, Advocate, has analyzed the controversy relating to the imposition of service-tax on Advocates and explained the contrasting view points of the contesting parties