Case name: Phoneix Medical Systems Pvt. Ltd. v. ACIT Forum: Chennai ITAT Background The assessee manufactures engineering goods. While assessing the income for AY 2015-16, the AO, disallowed INR 3,01,754 under the head travelling expenses, INR 10,25,000 towards donation under the head other expenses u/S. 37 and INR 61,200 for penalty paid on sales tax. … Continue reading Whether the Assessee can claim deduction under Section 35(2AB), without complying with all its conditions?
Case: Shine Pharmaceuticals v. DCIT (Ahmedabad ITAT) Background The assessee did not make employees’ contribution as mandated by the ESIC by the given due date. The AO added INR 3,79,404 to the assessee’s income due to this non-compliance.The AO further disallowed the expenditure of INR 19,45,443 to be claimed as a deduction. The assessee had … Continue reading Whether the Assessee can claim an amount which was spent on giving gifts to medical practitioners as a deduction?
Case: BIR HOTELS PVT LTD vs ASSISTANT COMMISSIONER OF INCOME TAX AND ANR, HC Allahabad Listen to the case summary BIR HOTELS PVT LTD vs ASSISTANT COMMISSIONER OF INCOME TAX AND ANR, HC Allahabad here Background: The assessee, a 3-star hotel entered into a franchise agreement with Lakme saloon and claimed deduction u/s 80IB on the … Continue reading Can a hotel claim deduction u/s 80IB by stating saloon services as an integral part?
Case: TRANSTROY (INDIA) LTD vs ASSISTANT COMMISSIONER, CIRCLE 2(1), ITAT, Visakhapatnam Listen to the case summary TRANSTROY (INDIA) LTD vs ASSISTANT COMMISSIONER, CIRCLE 2(1) Background: The assessee formed a joint venture (JV) to participate in the bidding process with the Government of India. The government allotted the project work to the JV and subsequently, the joint venture formed a … Continue reading Can deduction u/s 80-IA be claimed if the contract is awarded to Joint Venture formed by the assessee?
Case: Rajendra Bastimal Chordiya vs Income Tax Officer, ITAT, Pune Listen to Rajendra Bastimal Chordiya vs Income Tax Officer, ITAT, Pune case summary and stay updated any time anywhere. Background: Assessee’s claim of deduction u/s 54B of the Act related to the sale of agricultural land was denied by the AO as: out of the total … Continue reading Can deduction be denied for partial cultivation on agricultural land?
Case: Tecnotree Convergence Ltd Bangalore vs Deputy Commissioner of Income Tax Circle-7(1)(1) Bangalore, Banglore ITAT Listen to Tecnotree Convergence Ltd Bangalore vs Deputy Commissioner of Income Tax Circle-7(1)(1) Bangalore case summary and stay updated any time anywhere. Background: The A/O denied deduction under Section 10A of the Income Tax Act to the assessee to extend the … Continue reading Can a deduction u/s 10 A of the Act be denied if the application for extension of time to receive export sales proceeds is neither rejected nor accepted?
“Giving is not about making a donation. It’s about making a difference.” And, no act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted. All your acts of kindness in the form of charity and donations come back to you in the form of a tax benefit provided by the Indian Government under section 80G … Continue reading Claiming deductions on donations: 4 questions and their answers
More often than not, income tax cases can devolve into sordid matters involving deceit, dishonesty and general distasteful behavior. But once in a while, you may stumble upon a heart-warming (pun fully intended) story in tax, like I did when I chanced upon the case of Shanti Bhushan vs. CIT on Riverus. Shanti Bhushan, an … Continue reading The Heart of the Matter
Section 80P of the Income Tax Act, 1961 provides for deduction in respect of income of co-operative societies. These incomes and the respective conditions are briefly as follows- 100% of the profit and gains attributable to certain businesses. 100% of the profit and gains of primary society carrying out supply of milk, oilseeds, fruits or … Continue reading Deductions for Co-operative Societies: 5 questions and their answers