Tuesday, 4 October, 2022
TopicCentral Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT)

Topic: Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT)

Income tax refunds worth Rs 92,961 crore issued to 63.23 lakh taxpayers in 2021-22

The figure includes income tax refunds of Rs 23,026 crore in 61,53,231 cases and corporate tax refunds of Rs 69,934 crore in 1,69,355 cases, an official Twitter post said.

CBDT extends due dates under Direct Tax ‘Vivad se Vishwas’ Act, 2020 till 30 September

Considering the difficulties being faced in issuing and amending Form no 3—which is a prerequisite for making payment by the declarant - the last date has been extended, CBDT said.

CBDT detects Rs 880 crore concealed income after survey of Bengaluru service company

Quess Corp Limited has refuted the charges of concealment of income and said that it was extending full cooperation to the department.

Govt examining Cairn retrospective tax order, law of the time has to be carried out—CBDT chief

P.C. Mody says govt has already appealed international tribunal order in Vodafone retrospective tax case, and will soon decide whether to appeal Cairn verdict too.

Shivraj govt in a bind as ex-Congress MLAs named in MP ‘poll cash’ case are now in BJP

EC order is based on CBDT report that names several ex-Congress MLAs who defected to the BJP, including two cabinet ministers. MP govt to speak to EC in first week of January.

Chinese national arrested now for ‘running hawala network’ was held for spying in 2018

According to officials of Central Board of Direct Taxes, Luo Sang was using 8-10 bank accounts and represented fake Chinese companies in hawala operations worth Rs 300 crore.

PM Modi to launch direct tax reforms platform, ‘Transparent Taxation – Honouring the Honest’

The virtual event, to be held Thursday, will be witnessed by various chambers of commerce, trade associations, chartered accountants' associations and 'eminent' taxpayers.

I-T Return forms being revised to accommodate timeline extension due to Covid-19 crisis: CBDT

Surabhi Ahluwalia, Official Spokespersons of CBDT, said the return filing utility will be made available by 31 May, 2020, to avail benefits for FY 2019-20.

Modi govt message to taxmen — ensure 100% targets are met, or forget good postings

Modi govt wants to earn Rs 2 lakh crore from ‘Vivaad Se Vishwas’ scheme for disputed tax cases, and has told field officers their appraisals will depend on it.

LIC to tax charter: Budget 2020 wants India in the big league, but offers mere quick fixes

Modi govt’s Budget identifies key reform areas, but a mere window dressing won’t get desired results. There is clear need for deep structural reforms.

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File photo of Supreme Court | Manisha Mondal | ThePrint

SC ruling on hijab & Gyanvapi won’t just be limited to faith. It’ll be about our democracy

While petitions against Karnataka’s hijab ban are an opportunity to define student rights, those against Place of Worship Act can be a platform to ensure a robust law-making procedure in India.
A man counts Indian currency notes inside a shop in Mumbai, India | Reuters/Francis Mascarenhas

RBI tells state refiners to reduce dollar buying in spot market, contain sharp fall in rupee

RBI has ensured that $9 billion has been made available at overseas branches of some Indian banks for the country's three state-run refiners to tap, according to sources.


The LCH is designed with stealth features such as reduced visual, aural, radar and infrared signatures | Photo: IAF

Prachand, India’s new Light Combat Helicopter, doesn’t yet have main arsenal or protection suite

IAF inducted new helicopter Monday, but it'll get anti-tank guided missile only by mid-2023, while air-to-air missiles haven't yet been ordered, it is learnt.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.