Saturday, 3 December 2016

PROSECUTIONS" Under Income Tax Act

There are some lapses on the part of the assessee which are punishable through the courts. Whenever Income-tax department feels that a particular person has committed a particular offence, a wrongful act or he is guilty of a crime, the department will initiate the proceedings before a magistrate. The proceedings, before the magistrate shall be heard under the Criminal Procedure Code and onus to prove the guilt before the magistrate shall fall, upon the department. The assesee is considered to be an innocent person unless proved otherwise. Punishment given by the department is of monetary nature whereas for some specific offences punishment can be in the shape of imprisonment. But for that, the income-tax authorities have to launch the proceedings in a court of law The following are cases where the person commits offence under the Act, making the guilty persons liable to be punished by the court.

HC : Reverses AAR, Formula One Championship circuit constitutes fixed-place PE

Delhi HC reverses AAR order in the case of Formula One World Championship Ltd. (‘FOWC’ / ‘assessee’, a UK tax resident Company), holds that assessee constituted a fixed place PE in India under Article 5(1) of India-UK DTAA through the international

Whether disallowance of prior period expenditure is jutified, when same was accepted and allowed for previous years in case of other assessee's - NO:HC

THE ISSUE IS - Whether disallowance of prior period expenditure is jutified, when the same was accepted and allowed for previous years in case of other assessee's. NO IS THE VERDICT.
Facts of the case:

Whether Section 50C can have retrospective application in case of transfer of property prior to Oct 01, 2009 - NO: ITAT

THE ISSUE IS - Whether Section 50C of I-T Act can have retrospective application in case of transfer of a property, if the transfer was made prior to Oct 01, 2009. NO IS THE ANSWER.
Facts of the case:

Latest e-Hand Book on Revised GST Law

The Central Government is targeting to implementation the new indirect tax system w.e.f. April 1st, 2017, its called GST.

"The revised drafts of the Model GST Law, iGST Law, GST Compensation Law have been uploaded on our website (Central Board of Excise and Customs). These laws will be considered by the GST Council on December 2-3 and finalized,"

The revised drafts of three Goods and Service Tax laws have been released after incorporating suggestions from stakeholders, the government said on Saturday. These will now be placed before the Goods and Services Tax Council in its next meeting on December 2 and 3.

Revised GST law containing :

  • Revised Model CGST /SGST Law
  • Revised IGST Law
  • GST Compensation Cess Law
  • GST Rules for registration, payment, return, refund and invoices.


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