3 October 2022


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Actually, I’m an actuary(25.07.2016)

Maybe a comparison with weather forecasters is unfair to actuaries. After all, meteorologists have algorithms, supercomputers to further their voodoo .....

Tags : actuary, insurance, risk assessment, financial disclosure

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Judgments

Premium collected by Company on its share capital cannot be claimed as deduction(28.03.2017)

Appellant is a Limited Company engaged in business of manufacture and sale of various kinds of paints. For Assessment Year 1996-1997, Appellant (Asses.....

Tags : Assessment, Deduction, Entitlement

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Notifications & Circulars

CBDT has been asked to consider inclusion of Service Charge while assessing tax: Shri Ram Vilas Paswan(13.09.2017)

Shri Ram Vilas Paswan, Union Minister for Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution told that in order to check the levying of Service Charge compu.....

Tags : Service Charge, Inclusion, Tax, Assessment

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International Cases

Summary judgment should be awarded only in clearest of cases, where one party can demonstrate that, question will certainly be resolved in their favour(20.10.2017)

The primary judge granted summary judgment to the Deputy Commissioner of Taxation in two actions brought against the Appellants. The actions had been .....

Tags : Assessment, Validity, Estoppel

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Assessable value can't be rejected merely on the grounds of NIDB data(27.09.2018)

The present appeal is filed by the Appellant against the Order-in-Appeal passed by the Commissioner(Appeal), wherein he has set aside the Order-in-Ori.....

Tags : Assessment, Valuation, NIDB data

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If a legal fiction is introduced that legal fiction must be taken to the logical end(28.02.2019)

Present appeals filed under Section 35L of the Central Excise Act, 1944 (Excise Act) question the correctness of the Final Order passed by the Tribuna.....

Tags : Assessment, Duty, Levy

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There should be reason to believe about escapement of income for initiation of reassessment proceedings, sufficiency of material cannot be considered at that stage(16.08.2019)

Present two appeals by the assessee relating to the assessment years arise out of the common order passed by the Commissioner of Income-tax (Appeals)......

Tags : Assessment, Additions, Legality

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Payment by employer to tax consultants to render assistance to expatriate employees is taxable ‘benefit or advantage’ as contemplated in the definition of ‘gross income’(06.09.2019)

The Appellant, BMW South Africa (Pty) Ltd (BMWSA), is part of the BMW Group (the Group) that manufactures and markets BMW vehicles and conducts worldw.....

Tags : Payment, Tax Consultant, Assessment, Legality

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Income Tax Department launched Faceless e-Assessment Scheme for income tax payers(07.10.2019)

In order to impart greater efficiency, transparency and accountability in the assessment process, I.T. Department launched Faceless e-Assessment Schem.....

Tags : E-Assessment, Centre, Launch

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Refund claim cannot be entertained unless order of assessment is modified(18.09.2019)

Present appeals have been preferred by the Assessees as well as by the Union of India aggrieved by the judgment and order passed by the High Courts an.....

Tags : Assessment, Refund claim, Maintainability

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Refund claim cannot be withheld on mere basis that, a notice has been issued under Section 143(2) of IT Act(27.07.2020)

Present writ petition under Article 226 of the Constitution of India, 1950 seeks mandamus for directing the Respondent to grant refund as determined u.....

Tags : Pending Assessment, Refund, Entitlement

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Domestic transactions with an Associate Enterprise (AE) would not constitute “Specific Domestic Transactions” for the purpose of Section 92BA of IT Act(29.06.2020)

The captioned appeal has been filed at the instance of the Assessee against the order of the Principal Commissioner of Income Tax, (‘Pr.CIT’), arising.....

Tags : Assessment, Revisional order, Legality

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A genuine arrangement cannot be disregarded when same results or operates to minimize Assessee’s tax liability(05.03.2020)

Present is an Appeal by the Assessee directed against the Order by the Commissioner of Income Tax (Appeals), partly allowing the assessees’ appeal. Th.....

Tags : Assessment, Genuine arrangement, Legality

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Loss arose to Assessee on sales of another assets cannot set off from capital gain of previous assets(11.08.2020)

The facts in brief are that, the Assessee is an individual and filed his return of total income declaring income of Rs. 74,69,570. During the year und.....

Tags : Assessment, Capital gain, Set-off

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Employer of an independent contractor is not liable for negligence or other torts committed by contractor in the course of execution of work(01.04.2020)

In present appeal, the Supreme Court is asked to decide whether Barclays Bank is vicariously liable for sexual assaults allegedly committed between 19.....

Tags : Medical assessment, Assaults, Liability

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If the cause of delay as explained by Assessee is found to be factually correct then, laps on part of Assessee cannot be a ground for rejecting condonation of delay(20.07.2020)

Present appeal by the Assessee is directed against the order of the Commissioner of Income Tax (Appeal) (CIT(A)), Jaipur. There is delay of 349 days i.....

Tags : Assessment, Delay, Condonation

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A private company running on commercial lines is not entitled to exemptions under Section 10 Income Tax Act(20.11.2020)

The Appellant, City Power Soc Limited (City Power), is a state-owned company that is wholly owned by the City of Johannesburg (the City). In 2014, it .....

Tags : Assessments, Exemption, Applicability

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Revision proceedings shall lie if the assessment order is erroneous and prejudicial to the interests of revenue(09.10.2020)

The assessee has filed present appeal challenging the revision order passed by Learned Principal Commissioner of Income Tax, New Delhi under Section 2.....

Tags : Assessment, Revision proceedings, Legality

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Customs to begin faceless assessment of imports across India(04.09.2020)

In a step forward to ease of doing business module, the Customs Department will soon initiate pan-India faceless assessment for all imported goods by .....

Tags : Customs, Faceless assessment, Imports

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Notice under Section 148 of IT Act cannot be issued merely on basis of suspicion(23.12.2020)

Assessee, an individual, was engaged in agricultural activity during the relevant year. In the case of the assessee, an information was received throu.....

Tags : Assessment, Reopening, Validity

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The revised return of income filed within the prescribed time limit replaces the original return of income(08.12.2020)

The assessee has filed present appeal challenging the order passed by learned Commissioner Of Income Tax (CIT(A)). The assessee is challenging the dis.....

Tags : Assessment, Disallowance, Legality

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To avail benefit under Section 54 of IT Act, unutilized portion of capital gains has to be deposited by assessee in capital gain account scheme before due date of filing of return of income(23.12.2020)

Present appeal filed by the assessee is directed against order of the learned Commissioner of Income Tax (Appeals) [CIT(A)]. The assessee argued that,.....

Tags : Assessment, Exemption, Entitlement

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No additions could be based merely on doubts, conjectures or surmises(03.12.2020)

The assessee being resident corporate assessee is stated to be engaged in civil construction. It was assessed for year under consideration under Secti.....

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If transaction of payment of rent is not found bogus then disallowance of expenditure under Section 40A(2)(b) of IT Act is not warranted(27.11.2020)

The assessee filed its return of income for the assessment year under consideration under Section 139(1) of the Income Tax Act, 1961 declaring total i.....

Tags : Assessment, Disallowance, Legality

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Share Application Money as transferred by the assessee is ‘Capital Asset’ for the purpose of Income Tax Act, 1961(15.12.2020)

In facts of present case, as a part of corporate restructuring undertaken by the assessee group, it was decided that, shares of certain group entities.....

Tags : Assessment, Share money, Capital Assets

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Expenditure incurred towards membership fee paid by company is allowable as revenue expenditure(19.01.2021)

Present appeal filed by the assessee is directed against the order passed by the Learned Commissioner of Income Tax [CIT(A)]. The only effective groun.....

Tags : Assessment, Additions, Legality

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Remittance made by the assessee abroad towards commission expenses is not chargeable to tax in India(11.01.2021)

In instant case, the Assessing Officer (AO) disallowed claim towards commission expenses on export sales to the extent of Rs. 78,90,570 in the course .....

Tags : Assessment, Tax, Levy

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Multiple matrimonial/penal proceedings launched by daughter-in- law against Assessee's entire family is a sufficient reason beyond assessee’s control and sufficient to condone the delay(29.01.2021)

Appellant by filing the present appeal sought to set aside the impugned order passed by the Commissioner of Income-tax (Appeals), Delhi qua the assess.....

Tags : Assessment, Additions, Delay, Condonation

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Before the scrutiny assessment is made under Section 143(3) of IT Act, issuance of notice under Section 143(2) of IT Act is mandatory(11.05.2021)

Present appeal preferred by the assessee is against the order of Learned Principal Commissioner of Income Tax, passed under Section 263 of the Income .....

Tags : Assessment, Jurisdiction, Validity

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Any material collected at the back of the assessee cannot be read in evidence against the assessee(13.05.2021)

Present appeal by Assessee has been directed against the Order of the Learned Commissioner of Income Tax CIT(A) challenging the reopening of the asses.....

Tags : Assessment, Additions, Legality

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In order to bring ‘Business profits’ of a resident of the other country to tax in India within the ambit of Article 7 of DTAA, foreign enterprise must have a Permanent Establishment (PE) in India(15.06.2021)

The assessee is a company registered in, and a tax resident of the United States of America. No return of income was filed for the year under consider.....

Tags : Assessment, Tax, Levy

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Amount of investment which yielded exempt income alone should be taken into consideration for purpose of arriving at average value of investment(08.06.2021)

In facts of present case, the Appellant is a Company incorporated under the Companies Act, 1956 and engaged in the business of investment in shares an.....

Tags : Assessment, Disallowance, Legality

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Mere suspicion without any evidence on record could not be the basis for making an addition to income under Section 69 of IT Act(30.04.2021)

The instant appeal filed by the Revenue is directed against the order passed by the Commissioner of Income Tax (Appeals) arising out of the order pass.....

Tags : Assessment, Additions, Legality

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MoHUA launches field assessment of Swachh Survekshan 2021(01.03.2021)

Shri Durga Shanker Mishra, Secretary, Ministry of Housing and Housing Affairs (MoHUA) launched the field assessment of Swachh Survekshan (SS) 2021, th.....

Tags : Field assessment, Swachh Survekshan, Launch

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When Joint Commissioner recorded satisfaction in a mechanical manner to accord sanction for issuing notice under section 148 of IT Act, reopening of assessment was invalid(16.04.2021)

The assessee is a private limited company and filed its return of income, declaring income of Rs.42,396. In present case, information was received fro.....

Tags : Additions, Assessment, Legality

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In the absence of any new tangible material, the case could not be reopened on mere change of opinion(01.06.2021)

The material facts are that, the assessee being resident corporate assessee stated to be engaged in power generation, real estate, securities etc. was.....

Tags : Escapement, Income Reassessment, Legality

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Once assessee has raised a legal issue challenging validity of notice under Section 148 of IT Act irrespective of non-appearance of assessee, Commissioner of Income Tax has to adjudicate legal issues(17.03.2021)

The Assessing Officer while passing the order under Section 147 read with Section 143 (3) of Income Tax Act, 1961 (IT Act) has made an addition of Rs......

Tags : Assessment, Additions, Exparte order

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An order passed by the quasi-judicial authority should be in conformity with the principles of natural justice(06.07.2021)

In facts of the present case, the Appellant is an individual, who engaged in the business of Ferrous and Non-Ferrous Scrap Material. The return of inc.....

Tags : Assessment, Additions, Validity

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AO gets jurisdiction to reopen assessment only after recording the reasons for reopening and thereafter, issuing notice under Section 148 of IT Act within prescribed time(05.05.2021)

The assessee individual, filed her return of income admitting income of Rs.2,27,890. AO received information that the assessee, along with 4 others, h.....

Tags : Re-assessment, initiation, Validity

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Delivery of cover is immaterial and if department could establish that, notice was dispatched before expiry of limitation, it would be sufficient to meet the requirement of Section 149 of IT Act(28.06.2021)

The notice issued under Section 148 of the Income Tax Act, 1961 (IT Act) in proceeding as well as the impugned letter issued by the 2nd Respondent are.....

Tags : Assessment, Notice, Jurisdiction

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LIBOR rate of interest is applicable while computing the notional interest on receivables from the associated enterprises (AEs)(07.05.2021)

The brief facts of the case are that, the assessee is a Private Limited company engaged in the business of manufacturing steel rods filed its return o.....

Tags : Assessment, Expenditure, Disallowance

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Non-consideration of reply filed by the assessee amounts to violation of the principles of natural justice(17.06.2021)

The Appellant, a dealer of printers, peripherals and its parts has approached present Court challenging Exhibit P4 order of assessment issued by the S.....

Tags : Assessment, Natural Justice, Principles

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CIT(A) is obligated to state points for determination in appeal before him, the decision thereon and the reasons for determination(22.04.2021)

The assessment in the case of the assessee was framed by Assessing Officer (AO) under Section 143(3) read with Section 144 of the Income Tax Act, 1961.....

Tags : Assessment, Additions, Legality

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When land is agricultural land, no tax is payable, when the compensation/enhanced compensation is received by assessee(16.04.2021)

The assessee is agriculturist, his land was acquired by the Government and he received total compensation of Rs. 2,56,29,932 from land acquisition off.....

Tags : Assessment, Additions, Legality

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Concealment of income can be levied only in cases where the concealment has been proved(26.07.2021)

Assessee is a company who filed its return of income for A.Y. 2008-09, declaring total income of Rs.1307,37,84,038. Thereafter, assessee filed revised.....

Tags : Assessment, Penalty, Levy

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Penalty levied shall be cancelled, where as a result of final order, the amount of tax, with respect to the default in payment of which the penalty was levied, has been wholly reduced(20.07.2021)

Both the appeals filed by the respective assessees are directed against the orders passed by Learned Commissioner of Income Tax [CIT(A)] in their resp.....

Tags : Assessment, Penalty, Levy

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Quantification of penalty is dependent upon the additions made to the income of the assessee(02.08.2021)

Assessee is a company stated to be engaged in the business of carrying on infrastructure activities. Assessee filed its return of income for Assessmen.....

Tags : Assessment, Penalty, Validity

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Liability appearing in the Balance Sheet tantamount to acknowledgement of debt(02.09.2021)

In facts of present case, an amount of Rs. 6,03,90,079 was disallowed under Section 41(1) of the Income Tax Act, 1961 (IT Act) and added to the total .....

Tags : Assessment, Addition, Liability

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Writ petition is maintainable if Assessment Order passed without complying with the procedure laid down in the Scheme and in violation of principles of natural justice(14.07.2021)

Present petition has been filed by the Petitioner challenging the Assessment Order passed under Section 143(3) read with Sections 143(3A) and 143(3B) .....

Tags : Assessment, Procedure, Compliance

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Reopening on the basis of the report of Investigation Wing without independent application of mind by AO is not valid(07.07.2021)

In present case, the assessee is a company and had filed its return of income on 30th September, 2011 declaring a loss of Rs.3,91,500. The return was .....

Tags : Assessment, Re-opening, Validity

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In absence of any evidence of coercion or undue influence the statements recorded during the survey are admissible evidence(17.05.2021)

Facts of the case are that a survey action under Section 133A of the Income Tax Act, 1961 (IT Act) was conducted at the business premises of the asses.....

Tags : Assessment, Survey proceedings, Evidence

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Past history of assessee is a proper and reasonable guideline for estimation of income after rejection of books of account(15.07.2021)

The only issue arises in this appeal of the assessee is regarding addition made by Assessing Officer by applying net profit rate of 7% as against net .....

Tags : Assessment, Addition, Legality

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Without serving enhancement notice, it is settled position of law that, no enhancement can be made by the CIT(A)(11.10.2021)

In facts of present case, the assessee is an individual. For the assessment year 2012-2013, the return of income was filed declaring total income of R.....

Tags : Assessment, Addition, Legality

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Retrospective provision in a taxing Act which is "for the removal of doubts" cannot be presumed to be retrospective, if it alters or changes the law as it earlier stood(14.10.2021)

The assessee has filed present appeal challenging the order passed by Learned Commissioner of Income Tax [CIT(A)], National Faceless Appeal Centre and.....

Tags : Assessment, Disallowance, Legality

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Payments made by the non-resident company, cannot be considered as "royalty payments" and do not give rise any income chargeable in India under Indian IT Act(03.09.2021)

The Assessee herein is an Indian company. The AO noticed that the Assessee has made payments to M/s Face Ireland Ltd towards advertisement charges. Th.....

Tags : Assessment, Deduction, Legality

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Corpus funds received by the trust are capital receipts, not includible in income of the trust(20.10.2021)

The assessee is a trust, filed its return of income claiming exemption under Section 11 of the Income Tax Act, 1961 (IT Act). The Assessing Officer, o.....

Tags : Assessment, Deduction, Entitlement

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Quantum proceedings and penalty proceedings are independent and so, distinct proceedings and confirmation of an addition cannot, on a standalone basis, justify upholding of a penalty(02.09.2021)

By present miscellaneous application, the applicant revenue seeks to recall order passed, wherein the revenue's appeal was summarily dismissed on acco.....

Tags : Assessment, Penalty, Upholding of

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Assessee is not entitled to deduction in respect of interest income earned from investments with Co- operative Banks(14.10.2021)

The assessee is a co-operative society registered under the Karnataka Co-operative Societies Act, 1959. For the assessment year 2015-2016, the return .....

Tags : Assessment, Deduction, Disallowance

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Waiver of loan amount cannot be brought to tax as same is on capital account and not in the nature of income(24.08.2021)

In facts of present case, the assessee is a limited company engaged in manufacturing and trading of PVC Foam sheets. The assessee has e- filed return .....

Tags : Assessment, Addition, Legality

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When the time limit for taking credit was not prescribed on date of issue of invoices, the subsequent amendment stipulating the time limit for availing the credit shall not apply(14.12.2021)

The issue involved in the present appeal is that whether the Appellant is entitled for cenvat credit on the input service, when the credit was availed.....

Tags : Assessment, Cenvat credit, Entitlement

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In absence of any challenge to the facts recorded by the ITAT, the question so posed by the Revenue cannot be termed as substantial question of law(27.12.2021)

In instant matter, Respondent filed his income tax return for the A.Y. 2008-09 on 30th September, 2008 and declared income of Rs. 1,66,75,690. This in.....

Tags : Assessment, Exemption, Entitlement

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Where initiation of penalty is one limb and the levy of penalty is on other limb, then in the absence of proper show cause notice to the assessee, there is no merit in levy of penalty(27.09.2021)

Assessee is an individual stated to be engaged in the business of financial services and facilitates loans to various clients from financial instituti.....

Tags : Assessment, Penalty, Legality

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Exemption under Sections 11 and 12 of the IT Act is available as Assessee is not engaged in trade, commerce and business and its dominant and prime objective is charitable in nature(24.09.2021)

In present matter, Assessee being a society registered under Societies Registration Act is also granted registration under section 12A of the Income-t.....

Tags : Assessment, Exemption, Entitlement

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The amounts received by the assessee on account of sale of software and other incidental receipts would not constitute royalty within the meaning of Section 9(1)(vi) of IT Act(25.08.2021)

The assessee is a foreign company. It is engaged in the business of development and licencing of software products. During the relevant assessment yea.....

Tags : Assessment, Royalty, Inclusion

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Hostel facility is incidental to achieve the object of providing education and comes under charitable purpose which is exempt under Section 11 of IT Act(03.11.2021)

The assessee society is duly registered with the Registrar of Society, Uttar Pradesh and the renewal was granted vide letter dated 6th February, 2012 .....

Tags : Assessment, Additions, Validity

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Interest income generated out of surplus fund invested in the Fixed Deposit is a part of the business income(25.10.2021)

The fact of the case is that, assessment under Section 143(3) read with Section 263 of the Income Tax Act, 1961 (IT Act) was finalized at Rs. 42,09,9.....

Tags : Assessment, Disallowance, Provision

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Payments made for acquiring right to use product itself, without allowing any right to use the copyright in the product are not covered with the scope of 'Royalty'(14.12.2021)

The Appellant Company is a business corporation incorporated in USA and engaged in the business of providing information products and services contain.....

Tags : Assessment, Addition, Legality

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When the notice issued by the AO is vague and ambiguous, the penalty proceedings initiated under Section 271(1)(c) of IT Act are not sustainable(13.08.2021)

In facts of present case, on the basis of assessment framed under Section 143(3) of Income Tax Act, 1961, penalty proceedings have been initiated for .....

Tags : Assessment, Penalty, Legality

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Employees' contribution paid by assessee before the due date of filing of return of income under Section 139(1) of the IT Act is an allowable deduction(01.02.2022)

In facts of present case, for the assessment year 2018-2019, the return of income was filed declaring loss of Rs.6,06,66,516. The assessee was served .....

Tags : Assessment, Deduction, Allowability

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Once the income was offered in the return, the same could not have been treated as cash credit under Section 68 or unexplained investment under Section 69 of the IT Act(31.01.2022)

The assessee is an individual who filed his return consisted of income from conducting tuitions and also carrying out the work of accounts writing. T.....

Tags : Assessment, Additions, Legality

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Issuance of notice under Section 143(2) of IT Act is mandatory in reassessment cases also(04.03.2022)

In present case, the original assessment of the assessee was made after scrutiny under Section 143(3) of the Income-tax Act, 1961 (IT Act) and assesse.....

Tags : Reassessment order, Notice, Validity

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For exercising power under Section 263 of IT Act, there should be material on record to prove that order is not only prejudicial to the interest of Revenue but also erroneous in nature(14.02.2022)

Present appeal by the assessee is preferred against the order of the Principal Commissioner of Income Tax [Appeals], framed under Section 263 of the I.....

Tags : Assessment, Jurisdiction, Validity

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Primary onus lies upon the assessee to justify that the business decisions were taken in the course of the business only(13.04.2022)

The assessee is a private limited company and engaged in the business of manufacturing Glazed Ceramics Tiles. The assessee in the year under considera.....

Tags : Assessment, Additions, Legality

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Once the issue verified by Assessing Officer and jurisdictional Court has allowed claim related to interest income earned from Co-operative Bank, PCIT cannot exercise Section 263 of IT Act(21.02.2022)

The assessee is a Co-operative Society carrying on business of providing credit facilities to its members. The return of income was filed by the asses.....

Tags : Assessment, Reframing, Legality

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Transaction value at which the goods are sold has to be taken for the purpose of assessment(10.12.2021)

The issue involved is that, whether the Appellant is entitled for Cenvat Credit in respect of GTA services. The Appellants submits that, the adjudicat.....

Tags : Assessment, Cenvat credit, Entitlement

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Once it is an established fact that, there is a commercial expediency, no interest can be disallowed under Section 36(1)(iii) of the IT Act(10.02.2022)

The assessee is a company engaged in the business of setting up & service of Effluent Water Treatment Plants, filed return of income. During the cours.....

Tags : Assessment, Additions, Legality

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Assessee cannot agitate once again on the same issues, which are already adjudicated(05.05.2022)

The assessee filed return of income for the assessment year 2010-11 declaring total income and the same was processed under Section 143(1) of the Inco.....

Tags : Assessment, Additions, Legality

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Club Membership Fees for subscription is allowable as a business expenditure(17.08.2022)

Assessee is a chartered accountancy firm engaged in providing services in the field of Assurance, Risk Advisory, Tax Advisory, Corporate Advisory and .....

Tags : Assessment, Disallowance, Legality

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Documents seized must be incriminating and must relate to each of the assessment years whose assessments are sought to be reopened(04.05.2022)

The appeal is preferred by the assessee against order in appeal for the assessment year 2013-14 passed by Learned Commissioner of Income Tax (Appeals).....

Tags : Assessment, Additions, Legality

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A mistake apparent on the record must be patent mistake and not something which can be established by a long-drawn process of reasoning(09.03.2022)

The facts of the case are that, assessee filed a loss return of Rs.1,76,77,280. However, the said return was revised to rectify certain mistakes decla.....

Tags : Assessment, Rectification, Allowability

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Finance Minister to release assessment report of States/UTs based on implementation of Business Reforms Action Plan in presence of Commerce and Industry Minister Shri Piyush Goyal(29.06.2022)

Sectoral reforms introduced for the first time in BRAP 2020 with 72 reforms across 9 key sectors

Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman, Hon'ble Minister of.....

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No disallowance under Section 36(1)(va) of IT Act can be made on account of delayed payment of PF and ESIC, if such payments are made before the due date of filing of the return(14.07.2022)

The assessee is a private limited company engaged in the business of automobile dealership business. It filed its return of income. The return was pro.....

Tags : Assessment, Addition, Legality

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Addition made purely on the basis of conjectures and surmises is not permissible under law(17.05.2022)

The assessee is an individual and is engaged as partner in the business of manufacturing of shoes under the name "Zoomtech Industries" who filed retur.....

Tags : Assessment, Additions, Legality

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No debatable issue can be considered while doing adjustment under Section 143(1)(a) of IT Act(10.08.2022)

The assessee-company filed its return of income under Section 139(1) of Income Tax Act, 1961 (IT Act) declaring total income at Rs. 6,34,38,721 under .....

Tags : Assessment, Deduction, Disallowance

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Burden is on the assessee to establish identity, creditworthiness and genuineness of the transaction for sum credited in the books of accounts to the satisfaction of the Assessing Officer(10.08.2022)

The assessee is an individual, who has not filed return under Section 139 of the Income Tax Act, 1961 (IT Act). Search and seizure operation under Sec.....

Tags : Assessment, Transaction, Genuineness

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Allegation in the notice issued under Section 148A(b) of the IT Act has to be precise not vague(05.08.2022)

Present writ petition has been filed challenging the order passed under Section 148A(d) of the Income Tax Act, 1961 and the consequential notice issue.....

Tags : Assessment, Notice, Legality

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Transfer pricing adjustment should be restricted only to the international transactions and not the entity level transactions(01.08.2022)

In facts of present case, the assessee filed its return declaring loss of Rs.1.55 crore. Certain international transactions were reported in Form No.3.....

Tags : Assessment, Transfer pricing, International Transaction

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Before making an order under Section 148A(d) of the IT Act, Assessing Officer has to consider the reply of the Assessee in response to the notice(18.05.2022)

Present writ petition has been filed challenging the order passed under Section 148A(d) and the notice issued under Section 148 of the Income Tax Act,.....

Tags : Assessment, Notice, Reply thereto

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Expenditure incurred for up-gradation of existing products is revenue expenditure(17.05.2022)

The issue in the present appeal relates to the allowability of the expenditure claimed as product development expenses of Rs.1,42,39,571 as revenue ex.....

Tags : Assessment, Expenditure, Nature

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Commissioner is not bound by the three-year period of limitation where full amount of tax chargeable was not assessed due to fraud, misrepresentation, non-disclosure of material facts(15.10.2021)

The issue for determination before present Court was whether the High Court correctly held that, there was a sufficiently close causal link that exist.....

Tags : Assessment, Income, Additions

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Once Research and Development facility is approved by prescribed authority, expenses incurred has to be allowed under Section 35(2AB) of IT Act(01.01.2021)

The assessee is a private limited company and engaged in the business of herbal veterinary medicines and export of herbal extracts. For the assessment.....

Tags : Assessment, Deduction, Grant

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Once a company is dissolved, it becomes a non-existent party and therefore, no action can be brought in its name(25.03.2022)

The assessee-company was trading in shares. The case of the assessee was selected for scrutiny assessment and notice under section 143(2) of the Incom.....

Tags : Assessment, Additions, Legality

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News

Delhi HC: Faceless Assessment Scheme Does Not Mean No Personal Hearing(17.01.2022)

Delhi High Court has made it clear that the Central government's recent faceless assessment scheme, launched with an aim to eliminate the human interf.....

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Rs. 20 lakh compensation for kin of Beas river deceased(02.01.2016)

The Himachal Pradesh High Court increased severally the interim compensation awarded to parents of students who drowned in Beas river in 2014. The inc.....

Tags : beas tragedy, 2014, compensation, assessment

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TRAI Report on effectiveness of TRAI orders and customer perception(07.09.2015)

TRAI has conducted Customer satisfaction survey through independent agencies for the assessment of Quality of Service being provided by the telecom se.....

Tags : Trai, assessment, survey

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Government Notifies E-Assessment Scheme 2019 for Faceless Scrutiny of Income Tax Return(16.09.2019)

Central Government has notified that the E-assessment Scheme, 2019 that aims to completely eliminate the interactions between the tax authorities and .....

Tags : E-Assessment Scheme 2019, Income Tax Return

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Telangana High Court: Arrest / Coercive Measures Before Assessment not Prohibited(13.06.2019)

Telangana High Court has observed that the arrest and coercive measures started by the GST Department before the assessment is not prohibited under th.....

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Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs Notifies Customs Tariff Amendment Rules, 2021(04.02.2021)

Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (CBIC) has notified Customs Tariff (Identification, Assessment and Collection of Anti-dumping Duty on Dump.....

Tags : Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs, Customs Tariff (Identification, Assessment and Collection of Anti-dumping Duty on Dumped Articles and for Determination of Injury) Amendment Rules, 2021

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Madras High Court: Mere Change of Opinion not Required to Reopen Assessment(21.11.2019)

Madras High Court has allowed a writ petition filed against the re-opening of assessment thereby reiterating that the mere change of opinion of the As.....

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Delhi HC: Re-Assessment Notice Against Dead Person is Null and Void(18.02.2022)

Delhi High Court has held that a reassessment notice issued under Section 148 of the Income-tax Act, 1861 against a dead person is null and void.

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Delhi HC: Search, Re-Assessment Proceedings in Name of a Non-Existent Entity is Invalid(04.08.2017)

Delhi High Court has held that search warrant and notice for re-assessment proceedings issued u/s 148 of Income Tax Act, 1961 is invalid if the same w.....

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Gujarat High Court Sets Aside Reassessment Notice Issued to Amalgamated Company(13.01.2020)

Gujarat High Court has set aside Reassessment Notice issued to the amalgamated company which ceased to exist after the approval of the composite schem.....

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Madras HC: Mere Signing of Statement Admitting Tax Liability, Doesn't Amount to Self-Ascertainment(21.04.2022)

Madras High Court has ruled that merely because an assessee has, signed a statement admitting tax liability under the stress of investigation, and hav.....

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Gujarat HC: Assessing Officer Empowered to Reopen Concluded Assessment(12.07.2021)

Gujarat High Court has held that the Assessing Officer (AO) is empowered to reopen concluded assessment if information disclosed originally is found t.....

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Extension of time for receiving comments on Consultation Paper on 'Regulatory Principles of Tariff Assessment'(11.04.2017)

Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) issued a Consultation Paper on 'Regulatory Principles of Tariff Assessment' on 17th February, 2017 inviti.....

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MP HC: Preliminary Assessment Under Section 15 Not Mandatory for Grant of Bail Under Section 12(29.03.2022)

Madhya Pradesh High Court has observed that the Juvenile Justice Board's power to grant bail under Section 12 of the Juvenile Justice (Care and Protec.....

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Meghalaya HC Quashes Re-Assessment on Ground of Non-consideration of Objection Filed by Assessee(24.05.2022)

Meghalaya High Court has quashed a re-assessment under Section 148(d) of the Income Tax Act, 1961 on the ground that the same was passed without consi.....

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Madras High Court Annuls Assessment Order Solely Based on Data obtained from Web Portal(23.05.2017)

Madras High Court has set aside an assessment order which was solely based on data obtained from Web Portal of Commercial Taxes Department and reitera.....

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Draft order framed under Section 144C(1) of the IT Act in the name of a non-existent company is void ab initio(17.08.2020)

Present appeal by the Assessee is preferred against the order framed under Section 143(3) read with Section 144C(5) of the Income-tax Act, 1961 [IT Ac.....

Tags : Draft assessment, Disallowance, Legality

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Allahabad HC: Reassessment Order Not Valid If Notice by Assessing Authority Is Without Jurisdiction(09.05.2022)

Allahabad High Court has held that once the notice under Section 148 of the Income Tax Act, 1961 issued by the assessing authority was declared withou.....

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Income Tax Re-Assessment Notice to a Dead Person is Invalid: Bombay HC(23.04.2019)

Bombay High Court has held that income tax notice sent in the name of a dead person is invalid though the information regarding the death was not give.....

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CBDT Notifies Exception to Faceless Assessment Scheme(07.09.2021)

Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) has notified that Assessment Orders to be passed by National Faceless Assessment Centre (NaFAC) under section 144.....

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ITAT, Mumbai: Reasons Mentioned in Notice for Re-Assessment Cannot be Improved Later(11.04.2022)

Income Tax Appellate Tribunal, Mumbai has observed that the reasons specified in the re-assessment notice under section 148 of the Income Tax Act, 196.....

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Karnataka HC Extends Stay on Publication of Final Notification Until Further Orders(07.09.2020)

Karnataka High Court has extended the stay on the publication of the Final Notification based on the Draft Environment Impact Assessment (EIA) notific.....

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ITAT Delhi: Re-Assessment Without Consent of Designated Authority is Without Jurisdiction(19.06.2019)

Income Tax Appellate Tribunal (ITAT) Delhi has observed that an assessment cannot be re-opened without the approval of the designated authority under .....

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Calcutta HC Allows Batch of Writ Petitions Seeking Quashing of Re-assessment Notices(18.01.2022)

Calcutta High Court has allowed a batch of writ petitions seeking quashing of impugned re-assessment notices issued post March 31, 2021 by the concern.....

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Gujarat HC Says 'No' to Re-Assessment When Appeal against Original Assessment Order is Not Disposed(29.06.2017)

Gujarat High Court has held that re-assessment u/s 147/148 of Income Tax Act cannot be made when original assessment order is challenged on appeal and.....

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Receipt of the order passed under Section 263 of the IT Act by the assessee has no relevance for the purpose of counting the period of limitation(07.10.2021)

The Assessing Officer (AO) passed an assessment order under Section 143 (3) of the Income Tax Act ( IT Act) for the assessment year (AY) 2008-¬09 vide.....

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Delhi HC Quashes Reassessment Notice, There Is No Rational Nexus To Believe Escapement Of Income(08.03.2022)

Delhi High Court has nullified the reassessment notice issued under Section 148 of Income Tax Act, 1961 on the grounds that the reason to believe was .....

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Delhi High Court Quashes Reassessment Proceedings As Initiated Without Jurisdiction(20.05.2022)

Delhi High Court while quashing the re-assessment proceedings initiated by Income Tax Officer, Jaipur (ITO) has held that since the petitioner jurisdi.....

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CCI (Competition Assessment of Economic Legislations and Policies) Guidelines 2016(27.06.2016)

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ITAT, Mumbai: Reassessment Proceeding Cannot be Held Time Barred When Amendment Increases Limitation(25.02.2022)

Income Tax Appellate Tribunal, Mumbai has held that reassessment proceeding cannot be held time barred when an amendment increasing limitation of time.....

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If loan or advance is given by Company to a shareholder for further consideration which is beneficial to the Company, such advance or loan cannot be said to be deemed dividend(23.04.2021)

Present appeal filed by the assessee is directed against the order of learned Commissioner of Income Tax (Appeals). The grounds raised by the assessee.....

Tags : Assessment, Additions, Legality

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SC: Officer Who Did Assessment Could Only Undertake Re-Assessment u/s 28 (4)(10.03.2021)

Supreme Court has observed that an officer, who did the assessment, could only undertake re-assessment under Section 28 (4) of the Customs Act, 1962.

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An officer, who has passed original order of assessment, could only undertake re-assessment under Section 28 (4) of Customs Act(09.03.2021)

Present batch of statutory appeals under Section 130E of the Customs Act, 1962 arises from a common final order of the Central Excise and Service Tax .....

Tags : superior authority, Assessment, Validity

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Stockholm Chamber of Commerce Launches New Tool for Parties to Receive Legal Assessment of Dispute(06.08.2021)

Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce has launched the “SCC Express,” a new tool in which parties can receive a legal assessment .....

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CBIC Issues Advisory for Anonymised Escalation Mechanism Under Faceless Assessment(06.07.2022)

Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (CBIC) has issued an advisory for Anonymised Escalation Mechanism under Faceless Assessment.

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Meghalaya HC: 7 Days Time Mandatory to Respond to Re-Assessment Notice U/S 148 of IT Act(17.06.2022)

Meghalaya High Court has held that the assessee shall be granted with a minimum of seven days to respond to the re-assessment notice under Section 148.....

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Assessee can’t Challenge Jurisdiction of AO if Not Objected Initiation of Re-Assessment: Madras HC(19.04.2019)

Madras High Court has ruled that an assessee cannot challenge jurisdiction of an assessing officer if objection against re-assessment is not initiated.....

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Power of reopening of the assessment cannot be exercised for solely to verify the claim(10.01.2022)

Assessee is an individual who is stated to be having income from business, house property, capital gains and other sources. Assessee had filed his ori.....

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CBDT Designates Officers for Faceless Assessment(14.06.2022)

Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) has issued a notification designating the income tax officers for the faceless assessment under section 144B of t.....

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Bombay HC Upholds Validity of Reassessment Notice Against Maharashtra Minister, Chhagan Chandrakant(16.03.2022)

Bombay High Court has upheld the validity of the reassessment notice issued within 5 hours of receiving information against Maharashtra Minister, Chha.....

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ITAT: Income Tax Addition Cannot be based on Conjectures and Surmises(20.05.2022)

Income Tax Appellate Tribunal (ITAT), Delhi bench, while quashing an assessment under the Income Tax Act, 1961, has held that the income tax addition .....

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Employees' contribution paid by the assessee before the due date of filing of return of income under Section 139(1) of the I.T. Act is an allowable deduction(14.03.2022)

The assessee has filed present appeal challenging the order passed by Learned CIT(A), National Faceless Appeal Centre, Delhi and it relates to the ass.....

Tags : Assessment, Deduction, Disallowance

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ITAT, Kolkata: Limitation for Revisionary Jurisdiction Runs from Assessment Date Order(06.04.2022)

Income Tax Appellate Tribunal, Kolkata has observed that the limitation period for exercising revisionary jurisdiction runs from the date of assessmen.....

Tags : Income Tax Appellate Tribunal, Kolkata, limitation period, revisionary jurisdiction, assessment order, Section 263 of Income Tax Act, 1961

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ITAT, Kolkata: Re-Assessment Without Any ‘Fresh Tangible Materials’ is Bad in Law(24.05.2017)

Kolkata bench of Income Tax Appellate Tribunal has ruled that re-assessment solely based on original assessment records and without any fresh tangible.....

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Karnataka HC Issues Notice to State on Plea Seeking Parity in Assessment Criteria for Evaluating Fres(21.07.2021)

Karnataka High Court has issued notice to the state government on a petition seeking directions to follow the same assessment method for repeater stud.....

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CBDT Reduces Time Limit to Re-open Income Tax Assessments(07.12.2021)

Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) has reduced the Time limit to re-open Income Tax assessment from 6 years to 3 years. The assessment can be reopen.....

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Chhattisgarh HC: Issuance of Reassessment Notice Valid on Ground Disclosure of Bogus Purchase Bills(21.04.2022)

Chhattisgarh High Court has observed that the reassessment notice under Section 148 of the Income Tax Act,1961 is valid on the grounds of disclosure p.....

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Delhi High Court Quashes Notice for Re-Assessment Against Bharati Infratel(22.01.2019)

Delhi High Court has quashed Income Tax Department’s Notice for Re-opening of Assessment against Bharati Infratel Limited.

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Supreme Court Bans Self-Assessment of Telco’s AGR(19.03.2020)

Supreme Court has banned any further reassessment or self-assessment of telecommunication companies’ adjusted gross revenue (AGR) dues, dubbing attemp.....

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Delhi HC: Medical Assessment & Rating Board Must Show Prima Facie Justification for Orders Passed(13.04.2022)

Delhi High Court has observed that the Medical Assessment & Rating Board (MARB) is an authority entrusted with an essential task of regulating medical.....

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Bombay HC : Reassessment Notice Qaushed As Assessee Explains Genuineness of Transaction(16.05.2022)

Bombay High Court has quashed the reassessment notice. The as the assessee has explained the credit worthiness of the creditor and the genuineness of.....

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When assessee is a capital service provider, there is no necessity to provide negative working capital adjustment(09.08.2021)

Two issues raised in present case is namely-- (i) Assessee's prayer regarding inclusion of Crystal Voxx Limited in the final list of comparable compan.....

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Interest income earned on deposits in the Bank is also in the nature of business income eligible for deduction under Section 80P(2) of IT Act(06.01.2021)

The assessee is a Co-Operative Credit Society and carries on its activities of in providing loans to its members and earns interest income and also ac.....

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Delhi HC 'No' to Re-assessment Under IT Act on Sole Basis of Information From Investigation Wing(02.06.2017)

Delhi High Court has held that re-assessment under Sections 147/148 of Income Tax Act cannot be made only on basis of information received from Invest.....

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Gujarat HC Sets Aside Income Re-Assessment Notice for Taxing Remuneration from Capital Account(02.02.2022)

Gujarat High Court has set aside the income re-assessment notice issued by the Income Tax Department to the partner of a firm, holding that there is n.....

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CBDT Notifies New Income Tax Return Forms 1 to 5 for Assessment Year 2022-23(01.04.2022)

Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) has notified Forms 1 to 5 of Income tax returns for Assessment year 2022-23.

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ITAT, Bangalore: Assessment Cannot be Based on Presumptions U/S Section 153C of IT Act(09.05.2022)

Income Tax Appellate Tribunal, Bangalore while considering the directions from the Karnataka High Court has ruled that the assessment under Section 15.....

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ITAT, Mumbai: Reasons Mentioned in Notice for Re-Assessment Cannot be Improved Later(11.04.2022)

Income Tax Appellate Tribunal, Mumbai has observed that the reasons specified in the re-assessment notice under section 148 of the Income Tax Act, 196.....

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Re-Assessment for Second Time Without Notice is Invalid: ITAT(16.11.2018)

Income Tax Appellate Tribunal (ITAT), Chennai has held that the assessment cannot be re-opened for the second time without issuing a re-assessment not.....

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ITAT, Kolkata Quashes Re-Assessment Proceedings Against Price Waterhouse & Co.(13.02.2020)

Income Tax Appellate Tribunal (ITAT), Kolkata has quashed the re-assessment proceedings against Price Waterhouse & Co. and held that to reopen the ass.....

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Madras HC issues Notice on Plea Challenging Constitutional Validity of Faceless Assessment Scheme(28.10.2021)

Madras High Court has issued the notice to the Centre on plea challenging the constitutional validity of the Faceless Assessment Scheme.

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ITAT, Delhi Says 'No' to Protective Assessment Without Substantive Assessment(12.06.2017)

ITAT, Delhi has held that under provisions of IT Act, protective assessment cannot be made without a substantive assessment.

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In absence of an available market, measure of loss is difference between contract rate and what was or ought reasonably to have been earned from employment of vessel under shorter charterparties(28.06.2017)

Present appeal concerns assessment of damages arising out of repudiation of a charterparty by charterers of a cruise ship called New Flamenco (“vessel.....

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ITAT, Ahmedabad: Income Tax Assessment Against Deregistered Company Invalid(04.02.2022)

Income Tax Appellate Tribunal (ITAT) Ahmedabad, has held that the income tax assessment against a company deregistered by the Ministry of Corporate Af.....

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Calcutta HC Quashes Re-Assessment Passed Without Application of Mind(04.04.2022)

Calcutta High Court has observed that the re-assessment passed under section 148 of the Income Tax Act, 1961 without the application of mind is not su.....

Tags : Calcutta High Court, section 148 of the Income Tax Act, 1961, Quashment of Re-Assessment

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ITAT: Amendments to Income Tax Deduction for Contributions to ESI and PF Are Not Retrospective(12.05.2022)

Income Tax Appellate Tribunal, Jaipur has ruled that amended provisions relating to income tax deduction for ESI and PF contributions would be effecti.....

Tags : Income Tax Appellate Tribunal, 2021-22, retrospective, assessment year

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If an assessee invests full consideration from sale of original asset for purchasing or constructing another residential house, then assessee is entitled for 100% exemption from capital gain tax(18.01.2021)

Present appeal filed by the Revenue is directed against order of the learned Commissioner of Income Tax (Appeals). The learned CIT(A) held that, asses.....

Tags : Assessment, Exemption, Legality

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Madras HC Directs Government to Conduct Comprehensive Assessment of Employees Laid-Off(29.10.2021)

Madras High Court has directed the Tamil Nadu government to conduct a comprehensive assessment of the number of employees laid off by industrial estab.....

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Madras High Court: Non Co-operation by Assessee Not Ground to Rationalize Assessment(14.06.2019)

Madras High Court has held that the revenue cannot take the defence of non-co-operation of the Assessee during the assessment period to justify the As.....

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CBDT Amends IT Rules to Ease Authentication of Electronic Records in Faceless Assessment Proceedings(08.09.2021)

Central Board of Direct Taxes has amended Income-tax Rules, 1962 (‘the Rules’) vide notification no G.S.R. 616(E) dated 6th September 2021 for easing .....

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ITAT, Mumbai: Reasons Mentioned in Notice for Re-Assessment Cannot be Improved Later(11.04.2022)

Income Tax Appellate Tribunal, Mumbai has observed that the reasons specified in the re-assessment notice under section 148 of the Income Tax Act, 196.....

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Delhi HC Asks Gunjan Saxena to Submit Affidavit Stating Her Assessment of Movie(21.09.2020)

Delhi High Court has asked real life Gunjan Saxena to submit an affidavit stating her assessment of the content shown in the Netflix movie Gunjan Saxe.....

Tags : Delhi High Court, Assessment of Netflix Movie

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Supreme Court Uphold Over 90,000 Re-Assessment Notices Deeming them as Sec 148A Notices(05.05.2022)

Supreme Court upheld the reassessment notices under Section 148 of the unamended Income Tax Act which were issued beyond 01.04.2021 (the effective dat.....

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Penalty can only be levied in cases where concealment of income has been proven(15.03.2022)

Present appeal has been filed challenging the order passed by Delhi Bench of the ITAT ('Tribunal'). The Appellant states that, the charging of interes.....

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ITAT, Mumbai: Addition of Unabated Assessment Without Incriminating Seized Material Not Sustainable(07.01.2021)

Income Tax Appellate Tribunal (ITAT), Mumbai has held that the addition of unabated assessment without incriminating seized material for assessment un.....

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Delhi HC: No Requirement to Issue Two Separate Notices for Reopening of Assessment Proceedings(04.03.2020)

Delhi High Court has held that there is no requirement to issue two separate notices in the name of amalgamated Companies for the reopening assessment.....

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CBDT Notifies E-Assessment of Income Escaping Assessment Scheme 2022(31.03.2022)

Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) has notified that the e-Assessment of Income Escaping Assessment Scheme, 2022 and Faceless Jurisdiction of Income.....

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In the absence of fresh tangible material, the action under Section 147 of the IT Act by the AO is not tenable(20.05.2022)

The case of the assessee has been taken up for scrutiny and assessment order under Section 153A read with 143(3) of the Income Tax Act, 1961 (IT Act) .....

Tags : Assessment, Reopening, Legality

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ITAT, Delhi: Entire Reassessment Proceedings Invalid if Assessee Precluded from Raising Objections(22.03.2021)

Income Tax Appellate Tribunal (ITAT), Delhi has ruled that the entire reassessment proceedings invalid, if assessee precluded from raising objection a.....

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Madras High Court: E- Assessments Alone by Income Tax Department Can Lead to Erroneous Assessments(24.02.2020)

Madras High Court has stated that the e-proceedings facility provided by the income tax department from 2017-18 can lead to erroneous assessments as o.....

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Notice under Section 148 of the IT Act against a dead person is null and void(13.06.2022)

By way of the present writ petition, Petitioner assails the impugned notices in relation to assessment year 2013-14 under Section 148 of the Income Ta.....

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Explanation 3C to Section 43B (d) of the IT Act is 'clarificatory' and does not add a new condition retrospectively(11.08.2021)

The question raised in present appeals is with particular reference to Section 43B Explanation 3C of the Income Tax Act, 1961 [IT Act]. On 28th Novemb.....

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Orissa HC Orders Constitution of Advocates Committee for Assessment of Ground Situation in Dhinkia(17.02.2022)

Orissa High Court has ordered constitution of an advocates’ committee for assessment of the ground situation in Dhinkia, epicentre of anti-steel proje.....

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Re-Assessment Can’t Be Done Merely Because Some Aspects of Deduction Claim Not Examined: Gujarat HC(26.09.2018)

Gujarat High Court has held that Re-Assessment under Section 147/ 148 of the Income Tax Act, 1961 cannot be re-opened merely on the ground that some a.....

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ITAT: Prima Facie Belief That There is Escape of Income is Sufficient Proof to Re-Open Assessment(23.06.2022)

Income Tax Appellate Tribunal (ITAT), Pune Bench has held that prima facie belief that there is the escape of income is sufficient proof to initiate r.....

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Assessing Officer cannot reopen assessment on erroneous assumptions(15.09.2015)

To reopen a concluded income tax assessment for escaped income, a reason to suspect cannot be a reason to believe, which must be rational and bear a d.....

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CBDT Extends Time to Process Refunds in Non-Scrutiny Cases for Assessment Year 2017-18(07.07.2021)

Central Board of Direct Taxes has extended the time for processing refunds in non-scrutiny cases for assessment year 2017-18 up to 30th September, 202.....

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CBDT Releases ITR-1 Validation Rules for AY 2022-23(21.04.2022)

Central Board of Direct Taxes has released Income Tax Return -1 Validation Rules for Assessment Year 2022-23. The Rules include: List of category defe.....

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Mere rejection of the explanation does not entail levy of penalty under Section 271(1)(c) of the IT Act(01.06.2021)

The Appellant is an individual engaged in the business of builders and land promoters. Present is an appeal filed by the assessee directed against the.....

Tags : Assessment, Penalty, Validity

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Clarification of 'initial assessment year' in Section 80IA (5) of the IT Act(15.02.2016)

The Central Board of Direct Taxes issued a clarification to the ‘initial assessment year’ for the purposes of Section 80IA(5) of the Income Tax Act, 1.....

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Delhi HC: Document Seized From Broker Cannot be Used as Evidence to Initiate Re-assessment(24.05.2017)

Delhi High Court has held that materials seized from a real estate broker relating to assessee cannot be used as an evidence to initiate re-assessment.....

Tags : Delhi High Court, Re-assessment, Income Tax Act

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Calcutta HC: Reasons Recorded in 142(1) Notice Not Existing at Issue of Re-Assessment Notice(05.04.2022)

Calcutta High Court has observed that the reasons mentioned in the notice under Section 142(1) and Section 147 of the Income Tax Act, 1961 were not ex.....

Tags : Calcutta High Court, Section 142(1), Section 147 of the Income Tax Act, 1961, re-assessment notice

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Delhi High Court Quashes Reassessment Order Issued Without Considering Reply Filed by Assessee(07.06.2022)

Delhi High Court has quashed the reassessment order issued by the department under Section 148A(d) of the Income Tax Act, without considering the repl.....

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Lockdown 4.0 - States/UTs cannot dilute restrictions imposed in MHA guidelines; can only make them stricter based on local level assessment and Health Ministry Guidelines: MHA(18.05.2020)

Union Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA), on 17.05.2020, issued the revised guidelines regarding lockdown restrictions, to contain COVID-19. As the lockdo.....

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SC Issues Notice on Plea Seeking Relief of Re-Assessment/Promotion of ICSE Students(19.08.2020)

Supreme Court has issued notice in a plea seeking for a direction to Indian School Certificate Examinations Board (ICSE), to provide an opportunity of.....

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Initiation of proactive steps after the assessment of financial markets(27.09.2018)

Based on its assessment of the financial markets, the Reserve Bank of India has taken several proactive steps in the last few days. The Reserve Bank h.....

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SC rules in Favour of Revenue Department in Reassessment Dispute Case(05.05.2022)

Supreme Court by reversing the high court orders that had quashed income-tax notices under the old reassessment regime has held that notices issued un.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Finance Act, 2021, reassessment, old regime, income-tax notices

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ATMs are to be treated as computers, entitled to a high rate of depreciation(16.06.2020)

Assessee is engaged in the business of manufacture of automated teller machines (ATMs) and distribution of NCR book products and commissions in India......

Tags : Assessment, Expenditure, Depreciation

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Bombay HC: After 4 Years of Expiry of Relevant Assessment Year, Only PCIT Can Accord Reassessment(15.04.2022)

Bombay High Court bench has held that after four years of expiry from the end of the relevant assessment year, only the Principal Chief Commissioner o.....

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Supreme Court Rejects Government Plea To Transfer Income Tax Reassessment Cases From HC To Top Court(17.11.2021)

Supreme Court has rejected the government’s plea to transfer the cases relating to Income Tax reassessment notices from the High Court to the Supreme .....

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Prime Minister Extends Faceless Assessment Scheme to All Taxpayers(14.08.2020)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has expanded the faceless assessment scheme to all taxpayers, unveiled a single-page Taxpayers’ Charter and promised a fa.....

Tags : Prime Minister, Faceless Assessment Scheme

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Gujarat HC: Reassessment Should Only be Done by Officer or His Successor(04.05.2022)

Gujarat High Court, while invalidating the reassessment initiated by the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence, has ruled that the officer who did the a.....

Tags : Gujarat High Court, reassessment, Directorate of Revenue Intelligence

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Calcutta HC Gives Fresh Opportunity to Assessee Due to Technical Glitches in Income Tax Portal(20.05.2022)

Calcutta High Court has directed the assessing officer to start new assessment proceeding as taxpayer could not furnish answers to the notice due to t.....

Tags : Calcutta High Court, Assessment Proceeding, Notice, Taxpayer

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SC Allows NDTV's Appeal to Quash Income Tax Re-Assessment Notice(06.04.2020)

Supreme Court has allowed the appeal of New Delhi Television Ltd (NDTV) to quash the notice issued by the Income Tax Department seeking to re-open its.....

Tags : Supreme Court, New Delhi Television Ltd, Income Tax Re-Assessment Notice

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Delhi HC: Assessment of Work of Probationer is Function of Employer and Court(27.01.2022)

Delhi High Court has noted that the assessment of work and performance of a probationer is the function of the employer and the Court should only invo.....

Tags : Delhi High Court, Assessment of Work of Probationer

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Disallowance of deduction under Section 80IB(10) of IT Act, in respect of interest income should be restricted to net interest and not gross interest(04.05.2020)

In facts of present case, the Assessee in the present case is a Company, which is engaged in the business of Builders and Property Developers. The ret.....

Tags : Assessment, Disallowance, Deduction

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ITAT, Delhi Declares 'Invalid' Block Assessment Without Valid Search Warrant(12.06.2017)

ITAT, Delhi has held that block assessment u/ss 153A/153C of Income Tax without serving a proper and valid search warrant is invalid.

Tags : ITAT, Delhi, Block Assessment

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RBI releases June 2019 Financial Stability Report(27.06.2019)

The Reserve Bank of India today released the 19th issue of the Financial Stability Report (FSR). The FSR reflects the collective assessment of the Sub.....

Tags : Assessment, Stability Report, Release

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Gujarat HC: No Show Cause Notice Issued Along With Draft Assessment Order u/s 144B(04.04.2022)

Gujarat High has observed that the issuance of a show cause notice along with the draft assessment order is absolutely important before passing an ord.....

Tags : Gujarat High Court, draft assessment order, Section 144B of the Income Tax Act

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