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Have you done financial planning for 2020-21 before the deadline 31st March 2021 – Check out what you missed.

Financial year 2020-21 is reaching to its ends in few days. 31st March is an important deadline with reference to tax Planning, missing it may result in higher tax liability. We are required to complete our tax planning before 31st march 2021, as we are required to file Income tax return for FY 2020-21 during […]

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Important Highlights of Tax Proposals in Finance Budget 2021-22

The Finance Minister, Nirmala Sitharaman presented her third Union budget 2021 in Parliament today i.e. 01-02-2021. Following are important proposals made therein:- Direct tax proposals:- 1. Major Direct Tax Proposals made in budget 2021-22 is given below:- NO change is proposed in direct tax rates / slab rates of income tax, following 32 changes are […]

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Taxability of Mutual Fund: Is your mutual fund taxable or exempt?

Investment is a good habit to make our future more independent. Keeping some part of our money to get more money in the future is called investment. In today’s economy, there are various investment options available to us like:- Saving bank account Fixed Deposit in Bank Recurring Deposit in bank Fixed Deposit of Corporate Government […]

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Income tax due dates for FY 2020-21 (AY 2021-22)

Due Dates of Income tax as applicable for FY 2020-21 (AY 2021-22) (A) Due date for filing Income tax Return Category Sub-Category Original Due date Extended due date Individual & HUF whose accounts are required to be audited u/s 44AB (ITR-3) 31-10-2021 (Audit report is to be filed upto 30-09-2021) 30-11-2021 (Audit report is to […]

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Last date for filing ITR for FY 2019-20 extended to 31st December 2020

Last date for filing ITR for FY 2019-20 extended to 10th January 2021 As per official notification dated 30th December 2020, Last date for filing ITR for FY 2019-20 (AY 2020-21) has been extended to 10th January, 2021 from 31st December 2020 and for audit cases last date is extended to 15th February 2021 from […]

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Last date to file ITR for FY 2018-19 extended to 30th November 2020.

31st March 2020 was last date to file your Income tax return for FY 2018-19 which is now extended to 30th November 2020 If you have not filed your income tax return for financial year 2018-19 or you want to revise your income tax return for 2018-19(only if assessment is not yet completed) then it […]

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GST 39th Council Meeting Update:- GST on mobile phone and parts increased to 18% and Deadline for GST filing extended.

39th Meeting of GST council held in New Delhi today. Some of highlights are given below:-. It was decided to raise the GST rate on mobile phones and specific parts to 18% form 12%. A completely enhanced capacity with better system of GSTN will be made available by July 2020, instead of Jan 2021. It […]

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Important Highlights & Tax Proposals of Finance Budget 2020-21

Important Highlights & Tax Proposals of Finance Budget 2020-21 The Finance Minister, Nirmala Sitharaman presented his second Union budget 2020 in Parliament today i.e. 01-02-2020. Following are important proposals made therein:- Direct Taxes Proposals Income tax slab rate for individual & HUF are proposed to be changed for FY 2020-21 but this new slab is […]

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Have you done financial planning for 2019-20 before the deadline 31st March 2020/30th July/ 30th September – Check out what you missed and what are relief measures provided by FM in view of Covid19 (Coronavirus) Outbreak.

Have you done financial planning for 2019-20 before the deadline 31st March 2020/30th July 2020/30th September 2020 – Check out what you missed and what are relief measures provided by FM in view of Covid19 (Coronavirus) Outbreak? Financial year 2019-20 is reaching to its ends in few weeks. 31st March is an important deadline with […]

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TDS is introduced in GST w.e.f. 01.10.2018: All about TDS in GST Law

TDS is introduced in GST w.e.f. 01.10.2018: All about TDS in GST Law GST Law mandates Tax Deduction at Source (TDS) vide Section 51 of the CGST/SGST Act 2017, Section 20 of the IGST Act, 2017 and Section 21 of the UTGST Act, 2017. GST Council in its 28th meeting held on 21.07.2018 recommended the […]

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Due date for filing ITR extended to 31st Oct 2018 for audit cases.

CBDT further extends due dt for filing of IT Returns & audit reports from 15th Oct,2018 to 31st Oct, 2018 for all assessees liable to file ITRs for AY 2018-19 by 30.09.2018, after considering representations from stakeholders. Liability to pay interest u/s234A of IT Act will remain same. Click here for notification.

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Due date for Filing ITR extended to 15-09-2018 in case assessees in State of Kerala

In view of disruption caused due to severe flood in Kerala, CBDT extended due date for ITR from 31st August 2018 to 15th September 2018 in case of Income tax assessees in state of Kerala who were liable to file their Income tax return by 31st August 2018. Click here to download order

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All About Reverse Charge Mechanism of Goods & Services in GST.

All about Reverse charge Mechanism In GST. What is Reverse Charge Normally Supplier of goods or services is liable to pay tax to Government. Supplier collect tax amount from receiver along with value of goods or services and deposit it to the government. But in case of reverse charge, changeability gets reversed and Receiver of […]

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Updates relating to GST return, Income Tax and SEBI.

CBDT has released parameters for manual selection of Income Tax Returns for Complete Income Tax Scrutiny during financial year 2018-19 vide Instruction No. 04/2018 Dated: 20th August 2018. Niti Aayog has suggested the government to bring down import duty on gold from the existing level of 10 per cent and also slash the GST rate […]

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Last date of filing GSTR-3B for the month of July, 2018 has been extended to 24th Aug, 2018.

As per GST Portal, Last date of filing GSTR-3B for the month of July, 2018 has been extended to 24th Aug, 2018. Official Order is expected in sometime. For visiting the GST portal please click the following link https://www.gst.gov.in/

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Clause 30C & 44 of Tax Audit report is kept in abeyance till 31st march 2019

On 17th August 2018, CBDT issued order under section 119 of Income Tax Act 1961 that reporting under clause 30C & 44 (i.e. GST and GAAR Reporting under Amended Tax audit report) of the tax audit report shall be kept in abeyance till 31st March 2019. Therefore Tax audit reports to be furnished on or […]

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In A New Record, Rs 10.03 Lakh Crore Collected As Income Tax In 2017-18

In a new record, Income Tax worth Rs 10.03 lakh crore was collected during 2017-18, the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) said on Friday (17 August), reports Press Trust of India. A record has also been set when it comes to the number of Income Tax filings. During a two-day conference of Income Tax […]

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Due date Calendar for August 2018

Statutory and Tax Compliance Calendar for August 2018 S.No Particulars of Compliance Forms/returns Due Date Compliances Calendar for GST 1. Return of outward supplies of taxable goods and/or services for the Month of July 2018 (for Assessees having turnover exceeding 1.5 Cr.) GSTR -1 10-08-2018 2. Return by Non-Resident Foreign Taxpayers for the month of July […]

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Key points of 29th Meeting of GST Council held on 4th August 2018

Summary of GST meeting 4th August 2018: 1. GOM for MSME Issues: a. GST Council constitutes a Group of Ministers (GoM) to look into issues of MSME’s. b. Finance Minister’s of Assam, Delhi, Punjab & Kerala will be part of this GoM. c. Finance Minister of State – Shri Shiv Pratap Shukla ji will be […]

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Key Features of Draft GST simplified returns formats issued by CBIC on 30th July 2018.

The GST Council in its 28th GST Council Meeting held on July 21, 2018 under the Chairmanship of Shri Piyush Goyal, Union Minister for Railways, Coal, Finance & Corporate Affairs has approved the new return formats. The Council had earlier approved the basic principles of GST return design and directed the law committee to finalize the […]

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An Overview of Tax Audit U/s 44AB of Income tax Act.

Tax Audit under section 44AB was introduced by Finance Act 1984, w.e.f. 1st April 1985 (A. Y. 1985-86). The main objective of the tax audit was to ensure that Books of accounts and other relevant records are properly maintained by the assessee and to compute the taxable income according to the law and to maintain […]

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How to File Income Tax Return for F&O Trading and Speculative transactions in FY 2017-18 (AY 2018-19)

Most of Salaried Employees are involved in derivative trading (trading in future and options or F&O on stocks, currencies, and commodities) But due to little knowledge about how these trades are taxed, those who have losses from futures & options skip reporting it in their income tax return, which is not right. If you are […]

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Deadline for filing Income tax return extended till August 31, 2018

The finance ministry in a tweet has announced the extension of income tax return filing deadline by a month to August 31. The tweet says “Upon consideration of the matter, the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) extends the ‘Due Date’ for filing of Income Tax Returns from 31st July, 2018 to 31st August, 2018 […]

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Updates of 28th GST Council meeting held on 21st July 2018

28st GST Council meeting held on 21st July 2018 and we are presenting here the key decisions taken in this meeting . Some of the decisions will be given effect by way of issuing Notifications and few are to be placed in Parliament to amend the GST Laws. Key Decisions:- Return Simplification. Quarterly returns for […]

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28th GST Council meet on Saturday i.e. 21st July 2018: Return simplification, law tweaks, setting up of tribunal on table

28th GST Council meet on Saturday i.e. 21st July 2018: Return simplification, law tweaks, setting up of tribunal on table The proposed amendments to the goods and services tax (GST)-related laws, simplification of GST returns, the creation of GST appellate tribunal and the revenue position of states will be among the key items slated for […]

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GST important Due dates for Financial year 2018-19

GST important Due dates for Financial year 2018-19 (A) Due date for payment of GST (From 01-04-2018 to 31-03-2019) Taxpayer Periodicity of GST Payment Due Date for payment of GST Taxpayers with Annual Turnover upto Rs. 1.5 Crore (filing GSTR-1 on quarterly basis) Monthly 20th of Next month after the month in which Time of […]

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Due date Calendar for July 2018

Due dates for the month of July 2018. GSTR-3B (Jun 2018)-Jul 20th, 2018 GSTR-5 (Jun 2018)-Jul 20th, 2018 GSTR-6 (Jul’17 – Jun’18)- Jul 31st, 2018 GSTR-4 (Apr-Jun, 2018)-Jul 18th, 2018 GSTR-5A (Jun 2018)-Jul 20th, 2018 Quarterly return for registered persons with aggregate turnover up to Rs. 1.50 Crores- GSTR-1 (Apr-Jun, 2018)-Jul 31st, 2018 Turnover exceeding […]

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Reverse Charge Mechanism further postponed till 30.09.2018 for Unregistered Person.

Section 9 (4) of the Central Goods and Services Tax, 2017 (CGST Act in short) and Section 5(4) of Integrated Goods and Services Tax, 2017 (IGST Act in short) provides that tax in respect of the supply of taxable goods or services or both by a person, who is not registered, to a registered person […]

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Have you done financial planning for 2017-18 before the deadline 31st March 2018 – Check out what you missed?

Financial year 2017-18 is reaching to its ends in few weeks. 31st March is an important deadline with reference to tax Planning, missing it may result in higher tax liability. We are required to complete our tax planning before 31st march 2018, as we are required to file Income tax return for FY 2017-18 during […]

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E-Way Bill: All about compliance requirement of E-Way Bill w.e.f 1st April 2018.

What is E-Way Bill? E-way bill is an electronic document generated online from E-way bill portal (https://ewaybillgst.gov.in/) which is required to be carried by the person-in-charge of conveyance for movement of goods from one place to another. E-way bill document contains 12 digit EWB number. Section 68 of the Central Goods and Services Tax Act, […]

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Important GST updates vide recent GST notifications dt. 28th March 2018

Important GST updates vide recent GST notifications dt. 28th March 2018: Due date for filing GSTR-6 for the period of July 2017 to April 2018 has been extended to 31st May 2018. Due date for filing trans-2 form has been extended to 30th June 2018. Due date for filing GSTR-1 for the quarter ending on […]

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26th Meeting of GST Council: E-Way bill mandatory w.e.f. 1st April & GSTR-3B continued.

26th Meeting of GST council held today i.e 10th March 2018 in New Delhi under chairmanship of Sh. Arun jaitley. GST return filing process was expected to be simplified but GST council could not reach a decision and current system of GST return filing is continued and GSTR-3B is decided to be continued for three […]

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Government Simplifies E-Way Bill Rules just two days before 26th meeting of GST Council.

Under GST regime, an e-waybill needs to be generated and carried for movement of goods above rupees 50000. Previously on the Recommendation of GST Council,1st February 2018 was fixed as the date from which provisions related to e-way bill shall come into force w.r.t. interstate movement of goods. But due to technical glitches the same […]

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Income Tax Dept. probes Rs. 1000 crore tax refund fraud by Govt. and PSU employees.

Belated or revised income tax return for the financial year 15-16 or 16 17 can be filed up to 31st March 2018. As per IT officials, some assessees do not show any income under the head income from house property in their original return but claimed losses under the head house property in there revised […]

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E-Way bill for movement of Goods: Target Dates

Under GST regime, an e-waybill needs to be generated and carried for movement of goods above rupees 50000. Previously on the Recommendation of GST Council,1st February 2018 was fixed as the date from which provisions related to e-way bill shall come into force w.r.t. interstate movement of goods. But due to technical glitches the same […]

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File Your Income tax Return for FY 15-16 & 16-17 before 31st March 2018

31st march 2018 is the last date for filing belated income tax return for FY 2015-16 if you have not filed earlier. But if you have filed ITR for 2015-16 on time but want to revise the same then 31st march-2018 is the last date for the same. Further 31st March 2018, is also the […]

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E-way bill may start from 1st April-2018:Meeting of GOM

On 24-02-2018, in the meeting of GoM (Group of Ministers), it is decided to start the inter-state movement of goods worth more than Rs. 50000/- through E-way Bill mechanism from 1st April 2018. The GoM meet, however, remained inconclusive on how to simplify the GST return filing process. However final decision will be taken in […]

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Date of Compulsory E-Way Bill Postponed.

To facilitate easy inter-state movement of goods throughout the country, National E-way bill was made compulsory w.e.f. 01-02-2018 for consignment value more than Rs. 50000/- replacing separate way-bill for each state with the line “One Nation, One E-way Bill’ But the same is postponed till further order due to technical glitches. E-Way bill portal

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Important Highlights & Tax Proposals of Finance Budget 2018-19

Important Highlights & Tax Proposals of Finance Budget 2018-19 The Finance Minister, Sh. Arun Jaitley presented his fifth Union budget 2018 in Parliament today i.e. 01-02-2018. Following are important proposals made therein:- Direct Taxes Proposals No changes in Personal Income tax slab. No Changes in Limit of deduction u/s 80C. Benefit of exemption for withdrawal […]

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Long Term Capital Gain is made taxable @ 10% w.e.f 1st April 2018

As proposed in budget 2018, w.e.f. 01-04-2018 Long term capital gains (from equity or units of MF) exceeding Rs. 1 lakh shall be taxed at the rate of 10% without allowing the benefit of any indexation. However, all gains up to 31st January, 2018 will be grandfathered. Read Highlights of Budget 2018

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Composition Scheme in GST: Updated with 23rd meeting of GST Council

Composition Scheme in GST: Updated with 23rd meeting of GST Council Composition Scheme is introduced to give relief to small taxpayer i.e. taxpayer having limited value of aggregate turnover. It is very difficult for small taxpayer to comply with complete procedure established by the law. They may have to incur higher percentage of their earnings for […]

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23rd GST Council meet: Only these 50 items under 28% slab w.e.f 15th November 2017

23rd GST Council meet held on 10th November 2017 in Guwahati. This 23rd meeting came up with new decisions to ease tax rates and compliance issues. GST Council lowered tax rates on 177 items from 28% to 18%.  The panel also decided to move 13 items from the 18% tax slab to 12%, another six from […]

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Due Date for Filing GST Return and making Payment Under GST: Updated with 23rd meeting of GST council held on 10th November 2017

Due Date for Filing GST Return and making payment of GST We have received many queries regarding GST Return and Payment , here in this article we will try to show a clear picture of GST Return and payment for a taxpayer (except composition supplier) registered under GST law. There are various GST Returns, which […]

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Secret Informer of Tax Department and Annual Information Return

Secret Informer of Tax Department and Annual Information Return (AIR): To curb black money, government need secret informer and to motivate people to provide information of black money, a reward of 10% of tax collected was paid to informer. Apart from this, some Specified entities are bound to file Annual Information Return (AIR) in respect […]

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Things to know about Goods and Service Tax(GST):Model GST Law

Things to know about Goods and Service Tax(GST) On June 14, 2016 the Finance Ministry has released the ‘Model GST Law’. It outlines the structure of the Goods and Service Tax regime. Further, the draft of ‘Integrated GST Bill, 2016’ is also released along with such Model GST laws. It also provides the framework for […]

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Provident Fund in India, Its Taxability and TDS on Provident Fund

Provident Fund in India, Its Taxability and TDS on Provident Fund What is the Provident Fund(PF)? Provident Fund is a retirement saving scheme in India that is similar to the United State’s Social Security program. Its purpose is to provide financial support to members. To understand the scheme of the provident fund, we can discuss […]

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Krishi Kalyan Cess (KKC) @ 0.5% introduced (from 1st June 2016)

Krishi Kalyan Cess (KKC) @ 0.5% introduced (from 1st June 2016) It is the time to face new cess named as Krishi Kalyan Cess (KKC) @0.5% on the value of all taxable services as introduced by Budget 2016 w.e.f 1st June 2016. Many of us have some questions about introduction of this new cess. In […]

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Calculation of Service Tax on Works Contract

We have received many queries regarding Calculation of Service tax on Works Contract Service. Here in this blog, a short summary for service tax on works contract is given: W.e.f 01-07-2012, All services are taxable except services in negative list and exemption list. To remove doubt a list of declared service is given which are […]

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India-Mauritius Tax treaty revised to curb Black Money

India-Mauritius Tax treaty revised to curb Black Money On date 11-05-2016, India getting Mauritius to sign a revised India-Mauritius tax treaty after a decade-long effort since 1996, was an attempt to curb black money generation. Under the revised treaty, from April 1, 2017, companies routing funds into India through Mauritius will have to pay short-term […]

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