Month: August 2020

Advocate Arjun Gupta has explained the entire law relating to revision of assessments by the CIT under section 263 of the Income-tax Act, 1961. The ld. author has clearly delineated the extent of the power of the CIT and its limitations. The implications of Explanation 2 to section 263, which was inserted by the Finance Act, 2015, have also been explained in a succinct manner. All the important judgements on the subject have been referred to

CA Rohit Kapoor has conducted a detailed study of section 153C and allied provisions of the Income-tax Act, 1961 which deal with search assessments. He has identified all the specific controversies that arise and answered them with clarity with reference to the statutory provisions and judicial precedents. A pdf copy of the article is available for download

Rajya Sabha MP and Senior Advocate Kapil Sibal delivered a lecture titled the Art of Advocacy in which he explained some important practices for success in court

CA Anilkumar Shah has explained the law relating to the taxation of donations to the corpus of a trust which is not registered under sections 12A/AA of the Income-tax Act, 1961. He has analyzed the statutory provisions and the important judgements on the point. He has also offered valuable guidance on what trusts should do in practice to be able to argue that the corpus donations received by them are capital in nature and not taxable as income

CA Rajendra Agiwal has provided valuable insights on the question whether a notice issued in the name of a deceased assessee is valid or not. He has also analyzed whether the “co-operation” of the legal representatives makes a difference to the legal position in the context of section 292BB of the Income-tax Act, 1961. All the relevant statutory provisions and important judgements of the Courts and Tribunal have been referred to by the ld. author

Advocate Arjun Gupta has provided much needed clarity on the law relating to the levy of penalty under sections 271(1)(c), 270A and 270AA of the Income-tax Act, 1961. He has put the statutory provisions in their correct perspective and also delat with all the important judgements of the Supreme Court and High Courts as well as Circulars issued by the CBDT. He has also opined on whether an assessee should be allowed to escape penalty on the ground that the default was by “inadvertence”

Section 201 of the Income-tax Act, 1961 imposes strict consequences upon the payer of a sum for failure to deduct tax at source and/ or for failing to deposit the TDS with the Government. CA Manoj Kumar Mittal has explained the provision in the form of a FAQ. All important questions which are of day-to-day relevance have been asnwered by the learned author in the FAQ