The income tax department has notified the minimum fee to be received by India-based fund managers of an overseas fund
Income Tax Department issues refunds of Rs 26,242 cr since April to 16.84 lakh taxpayers; move to ease liquidity
The tax department on Friday said it has issued I-T refunds of Rs 26,242 crore to 16.84 lakh taxpayers since April as part of efforts to hasten refund process for making liquidity available with people and firms to deal with COVID-19 crisis
The income tax department has sent e-mails to 1.72 lakh assessees, including start-ups, companies and individuals, who have outstanding tax demands as well as tax refunds asking them to provide as update on the payment
CBDT to revise income tax return forms to help taxpayers avail benefits of timeline extension due to COVID-19
The CBDT said that it has initiated necessary changes in the ITR forms so that taxpayers could take benefits of their transactions carried out during 1 April 2020 to 30 June 2020.
Coronavirus Outbreak: Govt extends validity of lower withholding tax orders by three months till 30 June
The Finance Ministry on Tuesday extended the validity of all lower withholding tax orders by three months till 30 June in view of hardships caused due to COVID-19 pandemic
Income Tax Department notifies forms for firms to avail lower corporate tax rates announced in September last year
The income tax (I-T) department has notified forms for companies to avail the reduced corporate tax rates that were announced in September last year
'Incriminating evidence' found by CBDT during I-T raids of residence, offices of N Chandrababu Naidu's former private secretary
The Central Board of Direct Taxes announced the seizure of 'incriminating evidence' from the residence and other premises of former Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu's ex-private secretary Pendyala Srinivasa Rao
Budget 2020 did not end woes of aam aadmi; Nirmala Sitharaman opened a Pandora's Box with removal of tax exemptions instead
While the introduction of a new personal tax regime with reduced rates made the aam aadmi happy, the Finance Minister opened a Pandora’s Box with the denial of various exemptions/deductions.
I-T Department clarifies 10% TDS applicable only on dividend paid by mutual funds, not on redemption of units
The tax department on Tuesday clarified that the Budget proposal of 10 percent TDS will be applicable only on dividend payment by mutual funds and not on gain arising out of redemption of units
Tax employee unions irked by govt's switch to faceless assessment; complain about inadequate resources to make changes
Indian tax officials are pushing back against Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s new faceless tax assessment program, complaining about a lack of consultation and inadequate resources to implement the changes, a letter reviewed by Reuters shows
Strict punishment in offing for 3.38 lakh shell company owners: Centre to deploy DRI, FIU, CBDT, CBI for probe; ED to verify how funds are managed, laundered
So far, 3.38 lakh shell companies has been identified and de-registered by the Ministry of Corporate Affairs. A maximum of 75,000 companies in Delhi, 73,000 in Mumbai, 46,000 in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana together, and 16,000 in Kolkata were identified as shell entities which were used for tax evasion, obscuring real ownership, money laundering and purchase of benami properties.
The deadline to link PAN with Aadhaar has been extended till 31 December, a The Central Board of Direct Taxes order said Saturday.
CBDT sacks another 15 high-ranking tax officials as Narendra Modi govt continues crackdown on corruption
The CBDT said action against senior tax officials is in line with what Prime Minister Narendra Modi said in his address to the nation
Sources said the action was in line with Prime Minister Narendra Modi's address to the nation from the ramparts of the Red Fort when he had said some black sheep in the tax administration may have misused their powers and harassed taxpayers,
Demonetisation cases: CBDT extends I-T dept’s deadline to 31 Dec to complete final assessment of 87,000 entities
The existing deadline of 30 September for Income Tax department is being 'extended' by three months after considering 'various difficulties' being reported by the field offices of the department in finalising assessments in OCM (operation clean money) cases, said a senior official.
Task force on Direct Tax Code proposes 10% tax for income between Rs 5 lakh and Rs 10 lakh, 20% till Rs 20 lakh
The task force has recommended 30 percent tax rate for income bracket of Rs 20 lakh - Rs 2 crore and 35 percent for the income of Rs 2 crore and above per annum
FAQs on filing income tax returns: How to report foreign company directorship, equity shares held outside India
The revenue department on Thursday released FAQs on filling income tax returns (ITR) with regard to reporting of directorship in a foreign company and equity shares held outside India
Giving a relief to startups, the government has laid out a procedure to address pending angel tax assessments under which action would be taken only after approval of a supervisory officer
Financial Intelligence Unit slaps over Rs 15 cr fine on Punjab National Bank for violating money laundering rules
The FIU move against Punjab National Bank is significant because it is based on inspection and review of the Bank during April 2016-November 2017, which covers the crucial months before and after demonetisation that was announced on 8 November 2016
No change in income tax return forms, only utility software updated to facilitate taxpayers, clarifies CBDT
The policy-making body of the Income Tax Department issued a statement saying the updating process of these forms' utility software does not hamper the filing of returns