Transtroy (India) Ltd. vs Assistant Commissioner, Circle 2(1), Visakhapatnam, ITAT

Can deduction u/s 80-IA be claimed if the contract is awarded to Joint Venture formed by the assessee?

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?

DCIT vs Bhaijee Portfolio Pvt. Ltd.

Reassessment proceedings without approval is illegal

In the case of DCIT vs Bhaijee Portfolio Pvt. Ltd. the Income Tax Appellate Tribunal’s Delhi bench has held that the re-opening of an assessment without the approval of designated authority is not allowable under Income Tax Act. Revenue’s Arguments: The re-assessment proceeding was initiated by the Assessing Officer against the Assessee by recording reasons … Continue reading Reassessment proceedings without approval is illegal

Addition made to the income of the assessee (without cross-examination) cannot be sustained

In the case of Shakuntala Agencies Pvt. Ltd. vs. ITO, search and seizure operations at the premise of a third party uncovered incriminating material related to the assessee. The AO and CIT(A) both rejected the assessee’s request to cross examine the relevant person.Tribunal holding: Addition made to the income of an assessee on the basis of … Continue reading Addition made to the income of the assessee (without cross-examination) cannot be sustained

Deductions for the differently abled under Section 80U

The government of India has provided various benefits to empower the differently abled and their families. One of the benefits under the Income tax Act for differently abled taxpayers to reduce their taxable income is a provided under section 80U. The criteria of disability for claiming the deduction of taxable income is fixed by the … Continue reading Deductions for the differently abled under Section 80U