Tag Archives: Depreciation

New Income Tax Depreciation Rates for Motor Vehicles : CBDT Notification No 69 /2019

By | September 22, 2019

New Income Tax Depreciation Rates for Motor Vehicles The Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) has notified new depreciation rate of 30% on motor cars (other than those used in a business of running them on hire) & 45% on Motor buses, motor lorries and motor taxis used in a business of running them on… Read More »

IRS : Depreciation deductions rules for Businesses

By | May 9, 2019

Businesses should review depreciation deductions rules Businesses should know the tax rules for deducting depreciation on certain property. This deduction can benefit eligible business taxpayers. The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act made changes to the rules around depreciation that will affect many businesses.  First off, businesses should remember they can generally depreciate tangible property, except land. Tangible… Read More »

Capital expenditure incurred in cash : Depreciation Disallowed w.e.f AY 2018-19

By | August 4, 2018

Capital expenditure incurred in cash : Depreciation Disallowed CIRCULAR No. 2/2018 Dated 15.02.2018 20. Disallowance of depreciation under section 32 and capital expenditure under section 35AD on cash payment. 20.1 Sub-section (3) of section 40A of the Income-tax Act provides that revenue expenditure incurred in cash exceeding certain monetary threshold is not allowable except in such… Read More »

Film Projector could not be treated as computer for charging depreciation : ITAT

By | February 28, 2018

Issue Assessing Officer in disallowing the claim of Depreciation amounting to Rs. 91,87,713/- on the alleged plea that the Film Projector is to be depreciated @ 15% instead of 60%, IN THE ITAT MUMBAI BENCH ‘SMC’ Cinetech Entertainment India (P.) Ltd. v. Income Tax Officer, Ward- 16 (1) (1), Mumbai SHAMIM YAHYA, ACCOUNTANT MEMBER IT… Read More »

Depreciation allowed on landscape expenses on uneven leasehold land

By | April 19, 2017

Held The assessee has incurred the landscape expenses on the leasehold land situated at Sikkim Unit to level the uneven land for construction of factory building. Since the same has been disallowed as capital in nature, the same should be included in the block of building and the assessee would be entitled for depreciation @10%.… Read More »

Depreciation upto only 40% allowed to domestic company u/s 115BA

By | November 10, 2016

MINISTRY OF FINANCE (Department of Revenue) (CENTRAL BOARD OF DIRECT TAXES) Notification No. 103/2016 New Delhi, the 7th November, 2016 Income Tax S.O. 3399(E).-In exercise of the powers conferred by section 32, section 115BA and section 295 of the Income-tax Act, 1961 (43 of 1961), the Central Board of Direct Taxes, hereby, makes the following… Read More »

Depreciation of goodwill – Case Law

By | October 20, 2016

Depreciation of goodwill The Bangalore Bench of the Income-tax Tribunal held that the taxpayer cannot claim depreciation on assets acquired through an amalgamation, including goodwill, more than the depreciation that would be allowable to the amalgamating company. The case is: United Breweries Ltd. Read an October 2016 report of KPMG [PDF 315 KB]

Computerized machines are not Computers, 60 % Depreciation not allowed

By | October 13, 2016

Held Increasingly organizations are moving towards computerized integrated manufacturing, where more and more computers, robots, and microprocessors are used in conjunction with the machines. But the machines cannot be called as computers even though computer is an integral and dedicated part of the whole machine. That computer in the machine cannot be used for any… Read More »