Income Tax Current Affairs - 2020

Pending Income Tax Refunds of Rs 62,361 crore paid to a total of 20,44,597 Taxpayers from 8th April to 30th June

Not only to health and freedom of movement, but the COVID-19 pandemic has also made a much larger financial impact on the economy for individuals and business entities (including MSMEs) across the world. Between 8th April to 30th June 2020 which had a total of 56 weekdays (Monday to Friday), the Income Tax Department of Read More…

Finance Minister launched instant Aadhaar based E-KYC

On May 27, 2020, the Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitaraman launched instant Aadhaar based E-KYC. Highlights The facility will be available for PAN applicants that possess valid Aadhaar number. They should also have a mobile number registered with Aadhaar. The process of allotting PAN is paperless and is also free of cost. Union Budget The Read More…

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 Read More…

Finance Bill, 2020 passed in Lok Sabha

On March 23, 2020, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitaraman introduced the Finance Bill, 2020. The bill was introduced and passed in Lok Sabha without any discussion. Key Features of the Bill The bill provides the financial proposals of the fiscal year 2020-21. With the bill being passes, the proposals made under the Union Budget 2020-21 has Read More…

Parliament passed Direct Tax Vivad Se Viswas Bill, 2020

On March 14, 2020, Parliament passed the Direct Tax Vivad Se Viswas Bill, 2020. The bill aims to reduce the number of litigation that are associated with direct tax payments. The Direct Tax Vivad Se Viswas concept was introduced by the Finance Minister Nirmala Sitaraman during the Union Budget 2020-21. Key Features of the bill Read More…