CBDT's circular on copndonation of delay in filing returns and c/f set off losses

0 comments Thursday, June 11, 2015
The CBDT has issued Circular No. 9/2015 dated 9th June 2015 to deal with the issue of condonation of delay in filing refund claim and claim of carry forward of losses under section 119(2)(b) of the Income-tax Act. The said Circular contains containing comprehensive guidelines on the conditions for condonation and the procedure to be followed tor deciding such matters. 

The most important is that the application for condonation of delay in filing the returns where refund is claimed and for carry forward and set off of losses can now be filed wthin 6 years from the end of the relevant assessment year.

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Demand on account of mismatch of TDS credit cannot be enforced coercively

No. 275/29/2014-IT-(B)

Government of India

Ministry of Finance

Department of Revenue

Central Board of Direct Taxes

Dated New Delhi, the 1st June, 2015
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Punjab VAT-Penalty levied u/s 51 without serving proper notice is illegal

0 comments Thursday, June 4, 2015
The Punjab VAT Tribunal in one of my cases namely Welspun Projects Limited vs State of Punjab Appeal No. 146 of 2014 decided on 27.04.2015, has quashed the penalty levied u/s 51 of Punjab VAT Act, 2005 on the roadside, as the same was levied without serving proper notice and thereby denying reasonable opportunity of being heard to the appellant.
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Punjab Govt levies 11% entry tax on Sugar imported from outside State

0 comments Tuesday, June 2, 2015
In exercise of the powers u/s 4(1) of the newly introduced ordinance The Punjab Trade Commerce and Development Ordinance, 2015, entry tax @ 11% has been levied on Sugar. The notification is dated 01.06.2015 therefore the levy may be presumed to have taken effect from 01.06.2015.
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