Recent case laws applicable to NGOs / Charitable Trusts Where a surplus was made by educational institution which was ploughed back for educational purposes, said institution was to be held to be existed solely for educational purpose and not for purpose of profit.
Trust Registration in India A private trust, created under and governed by the Indian Trusts Act of 1882, aims at managing assigned trust property for private or religious purpose. The law relating to private trusts is governed by the Indian Trusts Act (“Trust law”). A trust is basically a vehicle under which property is transferred […]
Trust Registration and Tax Rate – Income Tax Trust formed for charitable or religious purposes which are not intended to do commercial activities are allowed various benefits under the Income-Tax Act, inter-alia, exemption under section 11. The term religious purpose is not defined under the Income-Tax Act. However, Section 2(15) of the Act defines “charitable […]
Income of Trusts In India there are many religious/charitable trusts for e.g. temples, Ashram, Gurudwaras, hospitals, educational, etc. propagating and working for social and charitable activities. What about their financial and taxing matters? These trusts have to follow many regulations. Mainly they have to follow the rules of Bombay Public Trust Act (For Maharashtra State), […]