Period of holding of flat to be counted from date of allotment letter and not from date of possession

0 comments Friday, November 14, 2014
Law Point settled: Period of holding of a flat for the purpose of calculating capital gains, is to be reckoned from the date of allotment letter and not from the date of possession
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Punjab & Haryana High Court stays passing of final orders in assessment cases of year 06-07, 07-08 and 08-09

0 comments Tuesday, November 11, 2014
Punjab & Haryana High Court has stayed the passing of final orders in assessment cases of years 2006-07, 2007-08 and 2008-09 under Punjab VAT Act, 2005 in the case of M/s ABC Ltd vs State of Punjab. The said company had challenged the vires of the amendment in section 29 of Punjab VAT Act, 2005 whereby the limitation period of all the assessment cases including that of 2006-07, 2007-08 and 2008-09 was extended from three years to six years. For the assessment of year 2006-07 the time limit was extended till 20th November, 2014.
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Amendment in assessment under Punjab VAT Act, 2005

0 comments Sunday, November 9, 2014
Now a days It is seen that the Excise and Taxation Department, Punjab has started issuing notices for amendment in assessment in many cases. These notices are being issued ussualy on the basis of audit objections received from State CAG or sometimes on the ground that some of the law points were  misinterpreted by the predecessor of the assessing officer, while framing original assessment. 
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