The Bombay Chartered Accountants’ Society (BCAS) has released a publication titled “Rules of Interpretation of Tax Statutes” which is authored by Shri. N. M. Ranka, an eminent senior advocate. The learned author has dealt with important issues such as the difference between a charging provision and a machinery provision, the rules for interpretation of Double Taxation Avoidance Agreements, the law on retrospective, prospective and retroactive provisions, the principles of “Stare Decisis”, “Ejusdem Generis”, “Non Obstante” etc, etc.
The learned author has also referred to all the important judgements on the subject.
The e-book will prove invaluable to all tax payers and tax professionals.