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ITR (TRIB) Volume 17 : Part 5 (Issue dated : 06-08-2012)

ITR'S TRIBUNAL TAX REPORTS (ITR (TRIB))
Volume 17 : Part 5 (Issue dated : 06-08-2012)

SUBJECT INDEX TO CASES REPORTED IN THIS PART

Advance tax --Interest--Default and deferment of advance tax --Liability due to amendment of section 90--Interest chargeable only from date of amendment--Income-tax Act, 1961, ss. 90, 234B-- Siam Commercial Bank PCL v. Deputy Director of Income-tax (International Taxation) (Mumbai) . . . 599

Bad debt --Change of law--After 1-4-1989 sufficient if assessee writes off debt in books--Sums shown as income of year and then written off--Claim allowable--Income-tax Act, 1961, s. 36(1)(vii), (2) (as amended w. e. f. 1-4-1989)-- KPMG India P. Ltd. v. Dy. CIT (Mumbai) . . . 569

----Provision for bad debt at beginning of year-- Deductible--Income-tax Act, 1961, s. 36(1)(vii)-- Siam Commercial Bank PCL v. Deputy Director of Income-tax (International Taxation) (Mumbai) . . . 599

Business --Loss--Foreign currency received as deposit--Sale of foreign currency and forward contract for purchase of foreign currency--Loss in transaction--Not deductible--Income-tax Act, 1961-- Siam Commercial Bank PCL v. Deputy Director of Income-tax (International Taxation) (Mumbai) . . . 599

Business expenditure --Disallowance--Excessive or unreasonable payments--Burden of proof--Is on assessee in first instance--No enquiry by Assessing Officer--Ad hoc disallowance of ten per cent.--Not sustainable--Matter remanded--Income-tax Act, 1961, s. 40A(2)(b)-- KPMG India P. Ltd. v. Dy. CIT (Mumbai) . . . 569

----Disallowance--Payments subject to deduction of tax at source--Payments to non-resident for purely professional services and reimbursement of expenses--Not payment of royalty--Non-resident not having permanent establishment--No tax deductible at source and payment allowable as deduction--Income-tax Act, 1961, s. 40(a)(ia)--Double Taxation Avoidance Agreement between India and the U. S. A., art. 12-- KPMG India P. Ltd. v. Dy. CIT (Mumbai) . . . 569

----Disallowance--Shipping company--Assessment under tonnage tax scheme--Disallowance of expenditure under section 14A cannot be made--Income-tax Act, 1961, ss. 14A, 115VP-- Varun Shipping Co. Ltd. v. Addl. CIT (Mumbai) . . . 587

----Unit exempted under section 10A rendering services to unit not so exempted--Service charges allocated on basis of turnover--Service charges allowable--Expenses under heads “deputation expenses†and “other expenses†--Finding that incurred wholly and exclusively for business--Allowable--Purchase of software--Payment not royalty--Allowable--Income-tax Act, 1961, ss. 9(1)(vi), 10A, 40(a)(ia)-- Asst. CIT v. Sonata Information Tech. Ltd. (Mumbai) . . . 533

Capital gains --Exemption--Time of transfer of capital asset--Agreement for sale of land in June 1996--Changes in agreement and final agreement in November 1999--Possession handed over and 98 per cent. of sale consideration received--No-objection certificate from appropriate authority received in February 2000--Transfer took place in November 1999--Investment of sale proceeds in December 1998--Assessee entitled to benefit under section 54/54F--Income-tax Act, 1961, ss. 54, 54F-- Asst. CIT v. PR. Chockalingam (Chennai) . . . 617

Deduction only on actual payment --Amendments brought in 2003--Curative--Applicable for earlier years--Employer’s contribution to employees provident fund paid before due date for filing return--Allowable--Income-tax Act, 1961, s. 43B-- KPMG India P. Ltd. v. Dy. CIT (Mumbai) . . . 569

Income --Accrual of income--Time of accrual--Discounting of bills--Future discounts--Amounts had not accrued and were not assessable--Income-tax Act, 1961-- Siam Commercial Bank PCL v. Deputy Director of Income-tax (International Taxation) (Mumbai) . . . 599

Shipping company --Computation of book profits--Assessment under tonnage tax scheme--Deduction related to shipping--Admissible--Income-

tax Act, 1961, ss. 115JB, 115VI, 115V-O-- Varun Shipping Co. Ltd. v. Addl. CIT (Mumbai) . . . 587

SECTIONWISE INDEX TO CASES REPORTED IN THIS PART

Double Taxation Avoidance Agreement between India and the U. S. A. :

Art. 12 --Business expenditure--Disallowance--Payments subject to deduction of tax at source--Payments to non-resident for purely professional services and reimbursement of expenses--Not payment of royalty--Non-resident not having permanent establishment--No tax deductible at source and payment allowable as deduction-- KPMG India P. Ltd. v. Dy. CIT (Mumbai) . . . 569

Income-tax Act, 1961 :

S. 9(1)(vi) --Business expenditure--Unit exempted under section 10A rendering services to unit not so exempted--Service charges allocated on basis of turnover--Service charges allowable--Expenses under heads “deputation expenses†and “other expenses†--Finding that incurred wholly and exclusively for business--Allowable--Purchase of software--Payment not royalty--Allowable-- Asst. CIT v. Sonata Information Tech. Ltd. (Mumbai) . . . 533

S. 10A --Business expenditure--Unit exempted under section 10A rendering services to unit not so exempted--Service charges allocated on basis of turnover--Service charges allowable--Expenses under heads “deputation expenses†and “other expenses†--Finding that incurred wholly and exclusively for business--Allowable--Purchase of software--Payment not royalty--Allowable-- Asst. CIT v. Sonata Information Tech. Ltd. (Mumbai) . . . 533

S. 14A --Business expenditure--Disallowance--Shipping company--Assessment under tonnage tax scheme--Disallowance of expenditure under section 14A cannot be made-- Varun Shipping Co. Ltd. v. Addl. CIT (Mumbai) . . . 587

S. 36(1)(vii), (2) (as amended w. e. f. 1-4-1989) --Bad debt--Change of law--After 1-4-1989 sufficient if assessee writes off debt in books--Sums shown as income of year and then written off--Claim allowable-- KPMG India P. Ltd. v. Dy. CIT (Mumbai) . . . 569

S. 36(1)(vii) --Bad debt--Provision for bad debt at beginning of year--Deductible-- Siam Commercial Bank PCL v. Deputy Director of Income-tax (International Taxation) (Mumbai) . . . 599

S. 40(a)(ia) --Business expenditure--Disallowance--Payments subject to deduction of tax at source--Payments to non-resident for purely professional services and reimbursement of expenses--Not payment of royalty--Non-resident not having permanent establishment--No tax deductible at source and payment allowable as deduction-- KPMG India P. Ltd. v. Dy. CIT (Mumbai) . . . 569

----Business expenditure--Unit exempted under section 10A rendering services to unit not so exempted--Service charges allocated on basis of turnover--Service charges allowable--Expenses under heads “deputation expenses†and “other expenses†--Finding that incurred wholly and exclusively for business--Allowable--Purchase of software--Payment not royalty--Allowable-- Asst. CIT v. Sonata Information Tech. Ltd. (Mumbai) . . . 533

S. 40A(2)(b) --Business expenditure--Disallowance--Excessive or unreasonable payments--Burden of proof--Is on assessee in first instance--No enquiry by Assessing Officer--Ad hoc disallowance of ten per cent.--Not sustainable--Matter remanded-- KPMG India P. Ltd. v. Dy. CIT (Mumbai) . . . 569

S. 43B --Deduction only on actual payment--Amendments brought in 2003--Curative--Applicable for earlier years--Employer’s contribution to employees provident fund paid before due date for filing return--Allowable-- KPMG India P. Ltd. v. Dy. CIT (Mumbai) . . . 569

S. 54 --Capital gains--Exemption--Time of transfer of capital asset--Agreement for sale of land in June 1996--Changes in agreement and final agreement in November 1999--Possession handed over and 98 per cent. of sale consideration received--No-objection certificate from appropriate authority received in February 2000--Transfer took place in November 1999--Investment of sale proceeds in December 1998--Assessee entitled to benefit under section 54/54F-- Asst. CIT v. PR. Chockalingam (Chennai) . . . 617

S. 54F --Capital gains--Exemption--Time of transfer of capital asset--Agreement for sale of land in June 1996--Changes in agreement and final agreement in November 1999--Possession handed over and 98 per cent. of sale consideration received--No-objection certificate from appropriate authority received in February 2000--Transfer took place in November 1999--Investment of sale proceeds in December 1998--Assessee entitled to benefit under section 54/54F-- Asst. CIT v. PR. Chockalingam (Chennai) . . . 617

S. 90 --Advance tax--Interest--Default and deferment of advance tax --Liability due to amendment of section 90--Interest chargeable only from date of amendment-- Siam Commercial Bank PCL v. Deputy Director of Income-tax (International Taxation) (Mumbai) . . . 599

S. 115JB --Shipping company--Computation of book profits--Assessment under tonnage tax scheme--Deduction related to shipping--Admissible-- Varun Shipping Co. Ltd. v. Addl. CIT (Mumbai) . . . 587

S. 115VI --Shipping company--Computation of book profits--Assessment under tonnage tax scheme--Deduction related to shipping--Admissible-- Varun Shipping Co. Ltd. v. Addl. CIT (Mumbai) . . . 587

S. 115V-O --Shipping company--Computation of book profits--Assessment under tonnage tax scheme--Deduction related to shipping--Admissible-- Varun Shipping Co. Ltd. v. Addl. CIT (Mumbai) . . . 587

S. 115VP --Business expenditure--Disallowance--Shipping company--Assessment under tonnage tax scheme--Disallowance of expenditure under section 14A cannot be made-- Varun Shipping Co. Ltd. v. Addl. CIT (Mumbai) . . . 587

S. 234B --Advance tax--Interest--Default and deferment of advance tax --Liability due to amendment of section 90--Interest chargeable only from date of amendment-- Siam Commercial Bank PCL v. Deputy Director of Income-tax (International Taxation) (Mumbai) . . . 599

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