Monthly archive

March 2016

CBDT suggests “Equalisation Levy” of 6-8% on B2B deals

March 22, 2016
A CBDT committee on taxation of e-commerce has suggested a "Equalisation Levy" of 6-8% for business-to-business deals with a view to tax digital transactions. Based on the recommendations of the committee, which had submitted its report to the government in February, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in his Budget proposed an

Taxman gets new tech tool to identify, kill duplicate PAN

March 22, 2016
After years of labour, the I-T department has finally got a new technology tool to check duplicate PAN cards, allowing them to ‘kill’ it. An ambitious electronic platform called the Income Tax Business Application-Permanent Account Number (ITBA-PAN) has been operationalised. It will help the taxman and PAN issuing intermediaries identify