Category Archives: Direct Tax

CBDT has notified final rules on Master File and Country-by-Country (CbCR)

Country-by-Country reporting requirement – CBDT notifies Final Rules: (For International groups/entities – Indian & Foreign) Finance Act, 2016 had amended Section 92D of the Income-tax Act, 1961 (‘the Act’) and introduced Section 286 to provide certain requirements regarding keeping, maintaining … Continue reading

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CBDT – POEM clarification for India based regional HQ operations

CBDT issues clarification (Circular dt. 23 Oct’ 17) on POEM applicability to multinational companies with regional headquarter structure wherein certain employees having multi-country responsibility or oversight over the operations in other countries of the region are working from India;

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CBDT has launched e-assessment pilot in 7 cities for time-barring cases; Gives taxpayers ‘opt-out’ choice

CBDT has launched e-assessment pilot in 7 cities for time-barring cases; Gives taxpayers ‘opt-out’ choice IT department has issued order covering various aspects of conducting scrutiny assessments electronically in cases which are getting barred by limitation during FY 2017-2018; The … Continue reading

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Final Rules prescribing method of valuation of unquoted shares

CBDT has notified amended Rule 11UA prescribing method of valuation of fair market value (‘FMV’) of unquoted equity shares for the purpose of section 56(2)(x) . Section 56(2)(x) provides that where any person received any property without consideration or for … Continue reading

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Final Notification u/s 10(38)

The Finance Act, 2017 (“FA 2017”) brought an important amendment to section 10(38) of the Income‑tax Act, 1961 (“the Act”) to provide that exemption of Long Term Capital Gains (‘LTCG’) under this section arising on transfer of equity shares acquired … Continue reading

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