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CBDT clarifications on ITR

CBDT clarification on ITR

Clarifications in respect of filling-up of return forms for the Assessment Year 2019-20 The Income-tax Return (ITR) forms for the Assessment Year (A.Y.) 2019-20 were notified vide notification bearing G.S.R. 279(E) dated the 1st day of April, 2019. Subsequently; instructions for filing ITR forms were issued and the software utility for e-filing of all the ITR forms was also released. After notification of the ITR forms, various queries were raised by the stakeholders in respect of filling-up of the ITR…

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Key Highlights of GST Council Meeting 20th September 2019

ON GST RATE ON SERVICES AS RECOMMENDED BY THE GST COUNCIL IN ITS 37th MEETING HELD ON 20th SEPTEMBER, 2019

zON GST RATE ON SERVICES AS RECOMMENDED BY THE GST COUNCIL IN ITS 37th MEETING HELD ON 20th SEPTEMBER, 2019   Rate reduction sector wise recommended for: –        GST on hotel accommodation service and outdoor catering services. –        Supply of job work services in relation to diamonds. –        Supply of machine job work services in engineering industry except bus body building.   Exemption sector wise: –        Recommended for processed agricultural product warehousing / storage service.   Clarification related to place of supply for: –        R&D…

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VIRTUAL CFOs : The time now for a paradigm shift

VIRTUAL CFOs : The time now for a paradigm shift

New evolving business eco-systems and global connectivity has given rise to many business models unheard of in the age of traditional business structures.  The rapid expansion of the services sector, especially the IT sector, created an imbalance in talent demand-supply. This gave rise to the outsourcing model. Virtual CFOs are offshoots of the KPO sector which has found suitors across varied spectrum of businesses ranging from startups, SMEs to established business organizations requiring CFO services as an interim/medium term measure…

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Reduction in corporate tax rates to 22% for domestic companies and 15% for new domestic manufacturing companies

Reduction in corporate tax rates to 22% for domestic companies and 15% for new domestic manufacturing companies

With an aim to promote growth and investment & thereby further boost the Make – In – India initiative of the Government, the Government has brought in Taxation Laws (Amendment) Ordinance 2019 to make certain amendments in Income Tax Act 1961 and Finance (No. 2) Act 2019. This was announced by the Finance Minister – Ms. Niramala Sitharaman during a Press Conference in Goa. As per the new amendments, the corporate tax rates slashed to 22% for domestic companies and 15% for new…

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Different types of Audit under GST

Different types of Audits under GST

Different types of Audits /Reviews under GST Introduction: In a conventional sense, audit means scrutiny, verification of documents, events and processes in order to verify facts and to draw conclusions regarding the correctness of recording of facts and the efficiency of system under study. Today, the concept of audit in general has under gone change from a transactional audit to a risk based one. GST law mainly functions under the principles of self-assessment wherein the tax payers assess / determine…

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Company Secretaries Unique Document Identification Number (UDIN)

Company Secretaries Unique Document Identification Number (UDIN)

In exercise of the powers conferred by clause (1) of Part II of the Second Schedule to the Company Secretaries Act, 1980 as amended by the Company Secretaries (Amendment) Act, 2006, the Council of the Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI) has rolled out an initiative in the form of a Unique Document Identification Number (UDIN) in an attempt to pursue heightened sense of self-governance and strengthen the practicing side of company secretaries. UDIN will provide ease of maintaining…

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CBDT issues consolidated Circular for Assessment of Startups.

In order to provide a hassle free tax environment to the Startup’s, a series of announcements have been made by the Hon’ble Finance Minister in her Budget Speech of 2019 and also on 23rd August 2019. To give effect to these announcements, the CBDT has issued various circulars/clarifications in the matter. On 30th August 2019, vide circular No. 22/2019, the CBDT has consolidated all circular and notifications in one circular. Complete Circular attached for your reading.

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CBDT amends Rule 114 of Income Tax Rules 1962 to facilitate interchangeability of PAN with Aadhaar

CBDT amends Rule 114 of Income Tax Rules 1962 to facilitate interchangeability of PAN with Aadhaar

The Finance Act 2019 has amended s. 139A to make PAN and Aadhaar interchangeable. The CBDT has amended Rule 114 of the Income Tax Rules 1962 to provide that a person who has not been allotted PAN, shall be deemed to have applied for the same if he has intimated his Aadhaar in lieu of PAN. Further, assesses not possessing PAN can apply for it intimating Aadhaar only, no additional document shall be required. Notification attached for your reading.

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