Daily Archives: April 29, 2017

IBBI invites comments on Draft regulations for Fast Track Resolution process for Eligible Corporate Persons

By | April 29, 2017

IBBI invites public comments on Draft regulations for Fast Track Resolution process for Eligible Corporate Persons Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India (IBBI) vide Press Release dated 18th April 2017 issued ‘Draft Regulations for Fast Track Resolution Process for Eligible Corporate Persons’ ‘A draft notification under Section 55(2) of IBC, 2016 for eligible corporate debtors’… Read More »

Invoice Format under GST in India

By | April 29, 2017

Invoice Format under GST in India Section  31 – Tax invoice – of CGST Act 2017 deals with requirements of  issue of tax Invoice under GST. Invoice Format under GST in India is specified by Draft Invoice formats issued in Sep 2016 CBEC has also issued Draft GST Revised Invoice Rules in  March 2017. Revised GST Invoice Format based… Read More »

Offices of Service Tax in Delhi Zone Shifted

By | April 29, 2017

OFFICE OF THE CHIEF COMMISSIONER OF SERVICE TAX DELHI ZONE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE, MINISTRY OF FINANCE GOVERNMENT OF INDIA PUBLIC NOTICE Offices of Service Tax in Delhi Zone (listed as under) have shifted to the following new address: EIL Annexe Building, Plot No. 2B, Bhikaji Cama Place, New Delhi-110066 EPABX No: 011-40785858 1. Chief Commissioner… Read More »

Income of foreign shipping company not taxable in India under ‘ place of effective management ‘ test

By | April 29, 2017

Income of a foreign shipping company not taxable in India under “place of effective management” test: The Rajkot Bench of the Income-tax Appellate Tribunal held that under Article 9 of the India-Denmark income tax treaty, earned by a foreign company from operations of ships in international traffic is not taxable in India because the place of effective… Read More »

Tax on Waiver of interest in the hands of amalgamating company

By | April 29, 2017

Waiver of interest in the hands of amalgamating company: The Supreme Court of India held that waiver of interest due by amalgamating company to financial institutions is taxable in the hands of the amalgamated company under section 41(1) of the Income-tax Act, 1961.The case is: Mcdowell & Company Ltd. Read an April 2017 report [PDF 309 KB]… Read More »

Liaison office of a multinational company is permanent establishment

By | April 29, 2017

40% profit attributed to Indian operations of taxpayer: The Bengaluru Bench of Income-tax Appellate Tribunal held that a liaison office of a multinational company conducting activities that are not “preparatory and auxiliary” constitutes a permanent establishment. The case is: Arrow Electronic India Ltd. Read an April 2017 report [PDF 420 KB] of KPMG

Sale of business on “ going concern ” basis is “ slump sale ” and not sale of depreciable asset

By | April 29, 2017

Sale of business on “going concern” basis is “slump sale” and not a sale of depreciable asset: The Supreme Court of India, in a case that arose prior to the introduction of slump sale provisions, held that sale of an entire running business on a “going concern” basis is a slump sale under section 50(2)… Read More »

Race car circuit constitutes “fixed place PE” under India-United Kingdom income tax treaty:

By | April 29, 2017

Race car circuit constitutes “fixed place PE” under the India-United Kingdom income tax treaty: The Supreme Court of India held that an international circuit constitutes fixed place of business under the India-UK income tax treaty, since the circuit was under the control and at the disposal of the taxpayer. The case is: Formula One World… Read More »

Passport application to be processed based on Employer acknowledment

By | April 29, 2017

MINISTRY OF EXTERNAL AFFAIRS NOTIFICATION New Delhi, the 26th April, 2017 G.S.R. 410(E).—In exercise of the powers conferred by section 24 of the Passports Act, 1967 (15 of 1967), the Central Government hereby makes the following rules further to amend the Passport Rules, 1980, namely:— 1. Short title and commencement:— (i) These rules may be… Read More »

Notification No. 42/2017-Customs (N.T.), Dated: 28.04.2017

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[TO BE PUBLISHED IN THE GAZETTE OF INDIA, EXTRAORDINARY, PART-II, SECTION-3, SUB- SECTION (ii)] Government of India Ministry of Finance (Department of Revenue) (Central Board of Excise and Customs) Notification No. 42/2017-CUSTOMS (N.T.) New Delhi, 28th April, 2017 8 Vaisakha, 1939 (SAKA) S.O. … (E).– In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (2) of section… Read More »

Net Owned Fund Requirements for Asset Reconstruction Company

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RBI/2016-17/295 DNBR. PD (ARC) CC. No. 03/26.03.001/2016-17 April 28, 2017 The Chairman / Managing Director / Chief Executive Officer All registered Asset Reconstruction Companies. Dear Sir, Securitisation and Reconstruction of Financial Assets and Enforcement of Security Interest Act, 2002- Section 3 (1) (b) – Requirement of Net Owned Fund (NOF) for Asset Reconstruction Companies. A… Read More »

SEBI Circular on disclosure of executive remuneration by Mutual Funds

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Circular No. SEBI/HO/IMD/DF2/CIR/P/2017/35 All Mutual Funds/Asset Management Companies (AMCs)/ Trustee Companies/Boards of Trustees of Mutual Funds Sir/Madam, Subject: Circular on Mutual Funds 1. Please refer to SEBI circular no. SEBI/HO/IMD/DF2/CIR/P/2016/42 dated 18 March 2016. 2. In partial modification of the above mentioned circular, para C of the circular pertaining to disclosure of executive remuneration shall read as… Read More »

Insurance Ombudsman Rules 2017 – Notified

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Insurance Ombudsman Rules 2017. MINISTRY OF FINANCE (Department of Financial Services) (INSURANCE DIVISION) NOTIFICATION New Delhi, the 25th April, 2017 G.S.R. 413(E).—Whereas, the draft of certain rules namely, the Insurance Ombudsman Rules, 2016, were published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part II, Section 3, Sub-section (i) dated the 15th September, 2016 under the notification of… Read More »

Creation of Computer Terminal Banks in Income Tax Offices

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Tel No. 011-23519077 Fax No. 011-23528887 E-mail dgft.systems@incometax.gov.in PR. DIRECTOR GENERAL OF INCOME TAX (SYSTEMS) A R A Centre, Ground Floor. E-2, Jhandewalan Extension New Delhi -110055 S. S Rathore,IRS F. No.ADG(S)-4/JDIT(S)-4-(2)/CTB/2017-18 Dated: 25.04.2017 Dear Subject : Creation of Computer Terminal Banks in Income Tax Offices across the country for providing access to HRMS Module… Read More »

RBI Guidelines on Merchant Acquisition for Card Transactions

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RBI/2016-17/296 DCBR.RAD (PCB/RCB) Cir.No.4/7.12.001/2016-17 April 28, 2017 The Chief Executive Officers All Primary (Urban) Co-operative Banks / All State Co-operative Banks (StCBs) / All District Central Co-operative Banks Dear Sir/Madam, Guidelines on Merchant Acquisition for Card Transactions Co-operative banks have been permitted to install both onsite/offsite ATM networks and can issue debit cards on their… Read More »

Role of Chief Risk Officer (CRO) in Banks – RBI Guidlines

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RBI/2016-17/294 DBR.BP.BC.No.65/21.04.103/2016-17 April 27, 2017 The Chairman and Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer All Scheduled Commercial Banks (Excluding Local Area Banks and Regional Rural Banks) And Small Finance Banks Madam/Dear Sir, Risk Management Systems – Role of the Chief Risk Officer (CRO) Please refer to the guidelines on Risk Management Systems issued vide our circular DBOD.No.BP.(SC).BC.98/21.04.103/99… Read More »

DVAT – Date Extended for online return -4 th quarter 2016-17

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GOVERNMENT OF NATIONAL CAPITAL TERRITORY OF DELHI (POLICY BRANCH) VYAPAR BHAWAN, I.P.ESTATE, NEW DELHI-110 002 No.F.7(420)/VAT/Policy/2011/PF/121-126 Dated: 28/04/2017 CIRCULAR NO. 2 of 2016-17 Sub: Filing of online return for 4th quarter of 2016-17 – extension of period thereof. In exercise of the powers conferred under Rule 49A of the Delhi Value Added Tax Rules, 2005,… Read More »

EPF members now required to submit self-declaration for advance in case of illness of members/ dependents

By | April 29, 2017

EPF members now required to submit self-declaration for advance in case of illness of members/ dependents EPF members will now only be required to submit a self-declaration for the advance in case of illness of members/ dependents. Differently abled members will also get advance on the basis of self-declaration. A member will no longer be… Read More »

Tariff Notification in respect of Fixation of Tariff Value of Edible Oils, Brass Scrap, Poppy Seeds, Areca Nut, Gold and Sliver

By | April 29, 2017

Tariff Notification in respect of Fixation of Tariff Value of Edible Oils, Brass Scrap, Poppy Seeds, Areca Nut, Gold and Sliver In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (2) of section 14 of the Customs Act, 1962 (52 of 1962), the Central Board of Excise & Customs, being satisfied that it is necessary and… Read More »

CBDT Signs 2 UPA with Indian taxpayers

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Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) signs two Unilateral Advance Pricing Agreements (APAs) with Indian taxpayers, strengthening the Government’s commitment to foster a non-adversarial tax regime The total number of APAs entered into by the CBDT has reached 154, which includes 11 bilateral APAs and 143 unilateral APAs The Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT)… Read More »