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Income Tax Department seeks to appoint Ombudsman

D.O. F.No.A-12026/3/2011-Ad.I         Dated-   4th April, 2011 CLR Note: Income Tax Department seeks to appoint Ombudsman. The Ombudsman shall have the powers to (a) receive complaints from taxpayers on any matters specified in clause 9; (b) consider such complaints and facilitate their satisfaction or settlement by agreement, throughconciliation and mediation between the Income Tax Department and the… Read More

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Service Tax Accounting codes specified for Restaurants and Hotels

Circular No.136/5/2011-TRU CLR Note: Account codes specified for depositing service tax for restaurant having   air-conditioning and license to serve alcoholic beverages and Service provided by a hotel, inn, guest house, club. F.No.335/5/2006-TRU Government of India Ministry of Finance Department of Revenue Central Board of Excise & Customs Tax Research Unit New Delhi,   20th April, 2011 To, Chief Commissioners of… Read More

Service Tax not leviable on Visa Facilitation service

Circular No. 137/6/ 2011 ST CLR Note:  The circular seeks to clarify that service tax will not be leviable on the service of Visa facilitation. However, if the Visa facilitators provide additional services like recruitment for foreign companies or other value added services, then service tax will be applicable to that extent. F.No.332/11/2010-TRU Government of India… Read More

Quarterly TDS/TCS Statement now made available via SMS by NSDL

Quarterly TDS/TCS Statement now made available via SMS by NSDL NSDL is pleased to announce that henceforth, NSDL will send SMS for each quarterly TDS/TCS statement processed at TIN. You just need to quote correct latest mobile number in the quarterly TDS/TCS statement. Status as below is provided in the SMS: Accepted: This  status is… Read More

IT department to review Reality deals to check black money

The income tax department plans to review realty deals following allegations of rampant use of black money in many transactions. "We will take appropriate action wherever we find involvement of black money in such transactions," said Sudhir Chandra , chairman, Central Board of Direct Taxes . Chandra said the department would begin scrutiny of property… Read More

Book on Plugging tax avoidance or evasion techniques

Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) has said that tax evasion done by corporates is becoming more sophisticated. The Income Tax (IT) Department detected tax evasion to the tune of Rs 50-60 crore. CBDT has also lauded the Mumbai IT department which released a book aimed at plugging tax avoidance or evasion techniques by India Inc.… Read More

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Salaried Tax payers may be exempted from filing Income Tax Returns

E-filing of income tax returns was formally launched on October 13, 2006 and is mandatory for companies, firms etc. but optional for individuals. Mr. Sudhir Chandra, Chairman, Central Board of Direct Taxes  said the CBDT will, by June, notify guidelines for small salaried tax-payers having annual income of Rs 5 lakh who will not be… Read More

E-File Income Tax Returns for speedy refunds

The Central Board of Direct Taxes has promised speedy refunds to encourage electronic filing of tax returns. E-filing, which was formally launched on October 13, 2006, is mandatory for companies but still optional for individuals. Taxpayers who file their income-tax returns electronically will get their refunds within a month's time.  Usually, the wait for refunds… Read More

India Mauritius Tax Treaty to be Reviewed : Finance Ministry

Double Taxation Avoidance Agreements (DTAAs) are pacts / treaties that seek to eliminate double taxation of income or capital gains arising in one country and paid to residents or companies of another. The spirit of the DTAA was to ensure that the same income is not taxed twice. For instance, India-Mauritius tax treaty provides that… Read More

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Vodafone asked by Supreme Court to appear before the IT Deptt.

The Supreme Court has directed UK telecom major Vodafone to appear before the Income Tax (IT) Department which had instructed the company to pay penalty in the USD 2 billion tax case relating to the telecom major's stake purchase in Hutchison-Essar. Earlier, the I-T department had issued notice to Vodafone in March saying penal action… Read More

CVD on Import of Fertilisers under Chapter 31 made @ 1%

The Countervailing Duty on Fertilisers under Chapter 31 of Customs has been levied @1% ad valorem in case of imports of same into India.   Notification No.35/2011-Customs [F.No.354/35/2011TRU] New Delhi, 15th April, 2011 G.S. R. 322(E). - In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (1) of section 25 of the Customs Act, 1962 (52 of… Read More

All Income Tax Refunds to be complete by April

After having made 8.23 lakh refunds already in the first half of this month, the Income Tax Department today said it will settle all the pending claims in April itself. Refunds of Rs 78,000 crore to about 85 lakh assesses were made in 2010-11. In the first half of April, the I-T Department refunded Rs… Read More

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Declaration of IEC Branch code and Authorised Dealer code is not required in case of Low value dutiable import consignments

The Central Board of Excise and Customs has made declaration of IEC branch code and AD code as non-mandatory in case low value dutiable import consignments (i.e. consignment other than documents, gifts and samples of an invoice value upto Rs. one lakh) under Courier Imports and Exports (Electronic Declaration and Processing)  Regulations, 2010.  The disclosure of IEC code will… Read More

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