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Compensation paid for use of pirated software is not penalty, allowable Expenses u/s 37 of Income tax

By | January 30, 2017

Issue : Whether the compensation paid of Rs. 23,33,278/- to Microsoft Corporation, USA was allowable as a deduction in view of explanation to Section 37(1). Held by CIT (appeals ) :- Compensation paid by the assessee company to Microsoft Corporation was for infringement of the Copyright Act and therefore, the said payment was for an… Read More »