M Padmakshan

  • Collection of direct tax misses target again

    Collection of direct tax misses target again

    The direct tax collection for 2009-10 fell short of target for the second time in a row due to lower payment by foreign banks and fewer mergers and acquisitions, adding to the strain on government finances.

    STT mop-up jumps 35% to Rs 7,103 cr

    STT mop-up jumps 35% to Rs 7,103 cr

    In line with the upbeat mood in the stock market, collection of Securities Transaction Tax (STT), a tax levied on every transaction on the stock exchange, has witnessed a year-on-year increase of 35 % to Rs 7,103 crore.

    Dutch co gets tax benefit on capital gains

    Dutch co gets tax benefit on capital gains

    A Dutch company earning capital gains by selling shares in its Indian subsidiary does not need to pay tax in India if it offloads the shares to a non-resident entity, according to authority for advance ruling.

    Professionals under I-T lens for incomplete disclosure

    Professionals under I-T lens for incomplete disclosure

    City-based lawyers, doctors and film professionals are under Income-Tax department scanner, the department is planning to carry out a series of raids on such professionals, on grounds of incomplete disclosures.

    Services rendered from outside India to be taxed

    Services rendered from outside India to be taxed

    Services rendered from outside India for use within the country will now come under the tax net, following the amendment to the I-T Act. India's professionals beat stress

    HCs get back power to hear late I-T appeals

    HCs get back power to hear late I-T appeals

    The amendments brought in the Finance Bill has empowered the Income-Tax (I-T) department to file about 12,000 appeals involving several thousand crores of rupees before the high courts.

    Radico Khaitan to bring Carlo Rossi to India

    Radico Khaitan to bring Carlo Rossi to India

    Spirits and wine major Radico Khaitan, a company owned by the Delhi-based Lalit Khaitan Group, is looking to ramp up its wine sales by introducing the ‘Carlo Rossi’ brand in the Indian market.

    I-T dept wants cos to make advance-tax payments in full

    I-T dept wants cos to make advance-tax payments in full

    The Income-Tax (I-T) department in Mumbai is summoning CEOs and CFOs of mid-size companies with the objective to communicate to them that anything less than the full payment of advance taxes will not be acceptable.

    Era of banking secrecy may soon come to an end

    Era of banking secrecy may soon come to an end

    The Steering Group of Global Forum for Transparency and Exchange of Information for Tax Purpose has proclaimed that the era of banking secrecy is coming to an end.

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