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CBDT Issues Draft Notification Reg Re-Registration U/s 12A By Charitable Trusts After Amendment Of Objects

Vide Finance Act, 2017, a new clause (ab) was inserted in sub-section (1) of section 12A of the Income-tax Act, 1961 (‘the Act’) w.e.f 01.04.2018 to the effect that where a trust or an institution, which has been granted registration under sections 12A or 12AA of the Act has subsequently adopted or undertaken modification of the objects and such modification does not conform to the conditions of such registration, then such trust or institution shall be required to obtain registration again by making an application within a period of thirty days from the date of such adoption or modification of the objects. The CBDT has issued a draft notification to amend Rule 17A and Form 10A and has invited comments from stakeholders and the general public

ITAT Judicial Member Appointed For Fixed Term Of Three Years After High Court’s Directive

Ms. Madhumita Roy had earlier been found ineligible by the ACC for appointment as a Member of the ITAT on the ground that she did not submit the income tax return for the year 2010-2011. The same was confirmed by the CAT. However, the Calcutta High Court held that this finding was erroneous. It directed the ACC to consider Ms. Madhumita Roy’s candidature afresh for appointment to the post of Judicial Member under unreserved category

CBDT Explains Imp Law On Scope Of Adjustments U/s 143(1)(a) To Returned Income

The CBDT has issued Instruction No. 9/2017 dated 11th October, 2017 in which it has explained the scope of clause (vi) of sub-section (a) of section 143(1) of the Income-tax Act, 1961 (`Act’) as introduced vide Finance Act, 2016, w.e.f. 01.04.2017. The said provision prescribes that while processing the return of income the total income or loss shall be computed after making adjustment of addition of income appearing in Form 26AS or Form 16A or Form 16 (the three Forms) which has not been included in computing the total income in the return

CBDT Directs CIT(A)’s To Dispose All High Tax Effect Cases By 31.12.2017

The CBDT has issued a directive dated 12th October 2017 by which it has referred to the Central Action Plan for FY 2017-18 and directed that all pending appeals having tax effect of more than Rs. 50 crore have to be disposed of by the CsIT(A) by 31st December 2017

CBDT Orders Reg Appt Of ITOs As ACsIT And IRS Officers As JCsIT

The CBDT has issued order no. 177 of 2017 dated 10th October 2017 relating to the appointment of Income Tax Officers as Assistant Commissioners of Income-tax. Vide another order no. 178 of 2017 dated 12th October 2017, the CBDT has dealt with the promotion of IRS officers to the grade of Joint Commissioner of Income-tax

Video Guide On The Law On Reopening Of Assessments U/s 147 & 148

Advocate Sashank Dundu has explained the measures to be taken when an assessee receives a notice u/s 148 from the Assessing Officer seeking to reopen the assessment. He has cited all the relevant and important case laws on the subject. The guide will prove invaluable to all taxpayers and tax professionals

CBDT Prescribes Format For Consent Of Taxpayer To E-Mail Based Electronic Assessment Proceedings

Further to the directive regarding conduct of assessment proceedings electronically in time-barring scrutiny cases, the CBDT has prescribed the format in MS Word of letter for consent of taxpayers and letter for migration of email based E-Assessment in E-Proceedings

Bombay High Court’s Tax Bench Constitution w.e.f 03.10.2017

The Tax Bench of the Hon’ble Bombay High Court with effect from 3rd October 2017 is as follows

CBDT Directive Reg Conduct Of Assessment Proceedings Electronically In Time-Barring Scrutiny Cases

The CBDT has issued Instruction No. 8/2017 dated 29th September 2017 in which it has set out the procedure covering various aspects of conducting scrutiny assessments electronically in cases which are getting barred by limitation during the financial year 2017-2018

First National Tax Conference On GST At Mangalore On 4th and 5th November, 2017

For the first time, All India Federation of Tax Practitioners, in association with Karnataka State Tax Practitioners Association and the Institute of tax Practitioners of India is holding a two day national conference at Managalore. The theme of the conference is “GST & Tax professionals- Partners in Nation building” at Gate Hotel Mangalore. The conference, will be inaugurated by Honourable Justice Mr S. Abdul Naseer, Supreme Court of India and Padma Vibhusahn awardee Dr D . Veerendra Heggade, Dharmasthala.


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