Income Tax Act 1961 Current Affairs, GK & News

Parliament passes Finance Bill 2021

Parliament has passed the “Finance Bill 2021” on March 23, 2021. Bill seeks to bring financial proposals of central government in effect for the financial year 2021-22. Highlights Bill was passed by lower house of the Parliament with several amendments. It proposes for some changes in proposals which were made in union budget 2021 with ..

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CBDT issues clarification over Section 115 BAC of Income Tax Act

The Central Board of Direct Taxes recently clarified that the employers shall seek clarification and detect tax at source. Section 115 BAC The Section 115 BAC was inserted recently into the Income Tax Act, 1961. According to the section, a person receiving income other than family business shall be taxed under Section 115 BAC. This ..

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Lok Sabha clears Taxation (Amendment) bill, 2019

On December 2, 2019, Lok Sabha passed the Taxation Laws (Amendment) bill, 2019. The main objective of the bill is to provide an option for the domestic companies to pay taxes at the rate of 22%. Key Features The bill replaced the ordinance promulgated by the President in September 2019. The ordinance reduced corporate taxes. ..

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Centre cuts Corporate Tax Rate for domestic investors

The Centre government has cut the effective corporate tax rate for existing domestic companies to 25.17% (from 34.94% now) and for new domestic companies, it will be 15% now. For this purpose the government has brought in Taxation Laws (Amendment) Ordinance 2019 to make certain amendments in Income-tax Act 1961 and Finance (No. 2) Act ..

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CBDT notifies creation of special cell for startups

Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) has created five-member special cell to address grievances of startups with relation to angel tax and other tax-related issues. It will be headed by member (Income Tax and Computerisation) of CBDT. This initiative is the latest amongst the recent initiatives taken by the CBDT to further ease the compliance ..

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