Accordingly, the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) has issued refunds of more than Rs. 2.62 lakh crore to more than 2.38 crore taxpayers from 1st April, 2020 to 31st March, 2021, as against total refunds of Rs. 1.83 lakh crore issued during the corresponding period of the previous fiscal, marking an increase of almost 43.2%. Income tax refunds of approximately Rs. 87,749 crore have been issued in 2,34,27,418 cases whereas corporate tax refunds of approximately Rs. 1,74,576 crore have been issued in about 3,46,164 cases during the said period.
The Prefilled Forms will have information of Capital Gains from Listed Securities, Dividend Income, Interest from Banks/Post Office, etc. It aims to make the filling of the IT returns simple as well as urge more persons to disclose their incomes, and deliver improved transparency in the procedure. The taxpayers are now aware of the extent of data accessible with the income tax department, there is more possibility that they will reveal the correct incomes and not misrepresent in order to save tax.
Finance Minister Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman has introduced ‘Notice of Amendments’ to the Finance Bill, 2021 in the Lok Sabha. More than 100 changes have been proposed to the original Finance Bill, 2021 which was introduced in the Union Budget, 2021.
Seizure of large unaccounted cash will reduce the possibility of its utilisation for electoral purposes and will aid the objective of free and fair poll in the State of Tamil Nadu. Income Tax department has stepped up its monitoring and is closely watching the cash movement during the ensuing assembly elections.
The search action emanated due to non-compliance to faceless scrutiny assessment notices selected and issued through a computerised system. Notices under the Faceless Assessment Scheme sent to certain assessees were consistently not complied with even though received by them. Data analytics revealed that the recipients were persons of no/low means. Subsequent internal and discreet enquiries revealed that the said persons were the front for the above said group and were also the benamidars of some of the group members.
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The Income Tax Department is carrying out search and survey operations which started on 03.03.2021 on two leading film production companies, a leading actress and two Talent Management companies in Mumbai. Search operation is being carried out at Mumbai, Pune, Delhi and Hyderabad. The group is mainly engaged in the business of Production of Motion Pictures, Web Series, acting, direction and talent Management of celebrities and other artists. A total of 28 premises are being covered in different locations which includes residences and offices.
The Central Board of Direct taxes (CBDT) has received various representations requesting for relaxation in determination of residential status for previous year 2020-21 from individuals who had come on a visit to India during the previous year 2019-20 and intended to leave India but could not do so due to suspension of international flights. The matter has since been examined by CBDT.
The Union Minister for Finance & Corporate Affairs, Smt Nirmala Sitharaman presented the Union Budget 2021-22 in Parliament today, which is the first budget of this new decade and also a digital one in the backdrop of unprecedented COVID-19 crisis. Laying a vision for Aatma Nirbhar Bharat, she said this is an expression of 130 crore Indians who have full confidence in their capabilities and skills. She said that Budget proposals will further strengthen the Sankalp of Nation First, Doubling Farmer’s Income, Strong Infrastructure, Healthy India, Good Governance, Opportunities for youth, Education for All, Women Empowerment, and Inclusive Development among others.
The main allegations against the three groups were that they had been inflating expenses and had taken accommodation entries in the form of non-genuine unsecured loans and security premium. These entities had suppressed their net profits across the years by claiming bogus expenses and routed back the same into business in the form of share premium, share capital and unsecured loan.
(1.) ITR filing exemption to citizens aged 75 years and above (only if income from pension and interest).
(2.) New period for re-opening of assessment for transparent tax system : Reopening of assessment period reduced from 6 years to 3 years except in the cases where tax evasion is 50 lakh or more (re-opening of assessment period is 10 years in these cases).
(3.) Constitution of Dispute Resolution Committee (for taxpayers having taxable income of 50 lakh and above and disputed income is 10 lakh).
While speaking at ICAI’s residential meet of Chartered Accountant members in public service, he praises Chartered Accountants for their role in nation building and also offer them to join public service.
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