Filling of Statement of Financial Transaction (SFT) for Financial Year 2017-18 – 31st May 2018 Timeline

Section 285BA of Income Tax Act, 1961 (‘Act’) read with Rule 114E of Income Tax Rules, 1962 (‘Rules’) requires certain persons/entities to furnish a return/ statement of specified financial transactions (‘SFT’) as mentioned in such Rule 114E.

Rule 114E specifies 13 numbers of transactions, information in respect of which is to be filed by the persons stated in such Rule.

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Inter-state and Intra State applicability of E-way Bill

In order to ease & speed up the physical movement of goods, GST council has come up with concept “E-way Bill” to track the status movement of goods from one place to another. It has been notified that w.e.f. 1st April 2018 E-way bill is mandatory for inter-state movement of goods in case consignment value is more than 50,000. Continue reading

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Only one e-Way Bill in ‘Bill To Ship To’ supplies, clarifies Finance Ministry

CBIC issues clarification vide Press release dated 23rd April 2018 on issues regarding “Bill to Ship To” transactions for E-way bill. It clarified that one e-way bill is required to be generated either by supplier or person who ordered the goods as per the prescribed procedure. Continue reading

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New features added on GST Portal

The Official portal of GST has added 3 new functionalities:-

  • The Form GST-ARA 01 for Advance Ruling – Facility to apply for Advance Ruling has been enabled on GST Portal. This form will enable an applicant to make an application, for obtaining advance ruling on the GST Portal and make required payment of fees.
  • Details of Tax Officials available in search module on GST Portal- Taxpayer has been provided with a search facility to search details of tax officials.

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Housing sales down 40 per cent in 2017 from 2013/14 levels

Apart from drop in housing sales, the article briefly mentions the impact of RERA on Real Estate sector. Top five salient features of RERA are provided below for readers’ reference: Continue reading

Posted in Transaction Advisory |