New tax norms target shell firms

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The guidelines have a few safeguards that were not present in draft norms issued in 2015 such as a collegium of officers to vet whether companies are to be taxed on the basis of their place of effective management (PoEM) and test of active business. However, experts warned even then there could be subjectivity in establishing PoEM.business and majority ofboard meeting in India will be considered a tax resident. The rules will not apply to companies with a turnover or gross receipts of ~50 crore or less in a financial year. “The intent is to target shell companies and accounting outsourcing companies in India created for retaining income outside India although real control and management of affairs is located in India,” the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) said in a release. The rules will come into effect from assessment year 2017-18, which essentially means the current financial year. Tax consultancy firms in Delhi pitched for a deferment raising compliance concerns because the rules were issued in the tenth month of the financial year.

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Input tax Credit on ATF: Aviation Ministry Suggest Ways to Compensate Airlines

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GST regime for the time being, airlines will not be able utilise credit on taxes paid on ATF – a key input which comprises over 40 per cent Union civil aviation minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju said his ministry has suggested various alternatives to the finance ministry to help compensate airlines that cannot take tax consultancy firms in delhi ncr credit on ATF under the GST regime.

“The issue has to be identified, flagged and the ministry has flagged it with the finance ministry in indirect taxation in India. They have to take a call on it, what to do, how to go about it. Anywhere between 40-45per cent of the operating costs are fuel. If fuel is high taxed and that too with no set offs, they will be in trouble,” the minister said.

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Direct tax mop up rises 15% to Rs 1.89 lakh Cr in April-August.

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Net direct tax collections during the April-August period has grown 15.03 per cent to Rs 1.89 lakh crore, led by robust collections in personal income tax.

Direct taxes, which include corporate income tax and personal income tax, collection in the first five months till August is 22.30 per cent of Budget estimates for the full fiscal.

“The figures for direct tax collections up to August, 2016 show that net revenue collections are at Rs 1.89 lakh crore which is 15.03 per cent more than the net collections for the corresponding period last year the CBDT said in a statement.

The gross collection of Corporate Income Tax (CIT) grew at 11.55 per cent, while that under personal income tax (PIT) it was 24.06 per cent.

However, after adjusting for refunds, the net growth in CIT collections is (-)1.89 per cent while that in PIT collections is 31.76 per cent in chartered accountant in Delhi.

Refunds amounting to Rs 77,080 crore have been issued during April-August, which is 22.18 per cent higher than the refunds issued during the corresponding period last year.

Tax returns deadline not extended

Authorities have cautioned taxpayers about a fraudulent order extending the date for filling audit report and return of income for 2015-16. The income tax department has clarified that circulation of a fake order dated September 26 for extension of due date for filling of audit report and return of income for assessment year 2015-16 is fraudulent, a government statement said.

The government has not extended the due date for filling of returns and audit report due by September 30.2015 tax payers and practitioners are advised not to give any credence to the fraudulent order. The fake order extends the due date for filling of audit report under section 119 of the Income-tax Act to October 15, 2015.

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It is clarified the order is fraudulent. The government has not extended the due date for filling of returns and audit report due by 30th September 2015. Tax payer and practitioners are advised not to give any credence to the fraudulent order chartered accountant in Delhi.

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Duties and Responsibilities of a Tax Consultant:

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Tax consultants, referred to as tax advisers and are trained in tax law. They understand the regulations regarding business and individual taxes and advise clients on how to comply with both federal and state tax legislation.

Tax consultants provide their clients with financial and tax-related advice. They meet with client over the phone and-in person to discuss their clients’ tax situations. They educate their clients on tax options, including how to legally lower tax liability or how to compare taxes bases on their investments, Tax consultants might prepare and complete client tax returns and assist clients in finding the right deductions, credits and adjustment based on their financial situation. Tax consultants must be well-spoken and have excellent communication skills they deal with clients and other professionals on a daily basis. Ruchi Anand & Associates is a company of Tax advisor Ritu Anand & working as a tax consultant in India, tax consultant firms in India, Internal audit services in India, Risk advisory services in India. You can also join Ruchi Anand & Associates for consultancy and taxation related for your Company.

Service Tax Guide for Indian

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Service Tax is a Tax which is paid by the provider of service. Any person whose revenue from providing of any type service (Whether Consultancy Risk advisory, Audit service in India and other service etc. During the year is more than Rs.10 lakh is liable to pay service tax as per the Tax rates prescribed by the Govt.

The current service tax rate is 12.36% (will be 14% from coming year), and the govt keeps the changing this rate in the budget announced every year. Service tax liable to be paid to any service rendered by any person in India. Ruchi Anand & Associates is the prominent chartered accountant in India. They handled tax and accounting services related matters very carefully.

10 best tax-saving investments

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Multiple options. Contradictory advice. And a deadline that’s approaching fast. Many taxpayers find themselves in this situation at the beginning of the year when they have to make tax-saving investments.

Are you also confused? Before you make a choice, go through our cover story to know which the best option for you is. We have ranked 10 of the most common investments under Section 80C on five basic parameters: returns, safety, flexibility, liquidity and taxability. Every investment has its pros and cons. The PPF may not have a very high return, but its tax-free status, flexibility of investment and liquidity by way of loans and withdrawals, gives it the crown in our beauty pageant. Equity-linked saving schemes come in second because of their high returns, flexibility, liquidity and tax-free status. However, traditional insurance policies, an all-time favourite of Indian taxpayers, manage the ninth place because of the low returns they offer and their rigidity. Ruchi Anand & Associates is the prominent Tax advisor in India. We provide Audit and Assurance services in India, Risk advisory services in India, Internal audit services in India for improving your financial efficiency accuracy and stability.