Is long-term capital gains tax on equity coming? A Union Budget is approaching, and once again the issue of imposing long-term capital gains tax on equity has come up. A newspaper report earlier this week claimed that such a tax – abolished in 2005 – was actively being considered by the finance ministry. Predictably, there […]
Low inflation means you pay more capital gains tax Prices rising at a slower rate should be good news. But not if you have earned long-term capital gains tax. The consistent decline in inflation in the past 3-4 years means that long-term capital gains hardly can be escape tax through indexation.
How to calculate capital gains Calculation of capital gains can be a complex and challenging mission relying on the nature and the number of transactions undertaken by the assessee in a financial year. It is always suggested to take the advice from an professional like a chartered accountant for the same. However, Assessee can also […]
Section 115-UB Tax on income of investment fund and its unit holders Introduction & Its Applicability: Section 115-UB of Income Tax Act, 1961 shall be inserted by the Finance Act, 2015, and is applicable w.e.f. 01-04-2016.
Concept of reverse mortgage is introduced recently in India, under the reverse mortgage scheme senior citizen who holds the house property, but lacks regular source of income can put his property under mortgage with bank
B.C.Srinivasa Setty (SC) The cost of acquisition of a self generated asset is not determinate, Therefore, capital gains not possible to be computed when a self generated asset is transferred.Hence ,no capital gains will arise on the sale of self generated asset.The amount received will be a capital receipt not chargeable to income tax.
Bai shrinbai k.Kooka(SC) There is no transfer involved when an assesses converts a capital assets into stock in trade of the business carried on by him. The act of conversion is similar to taking out the money from on pocket and keeping the same in the other pocket of the same person. The above judgment […]