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CBDT issues clarification in respect of residency under section 6 of the Income-tax Act

CBDT issues clarification in respect of residency under section 6 of the Income-tax Act

Section 6 of the Income-tax Act, 1961 (the Act) contains provisions relating to residency of a person. The status of an individual as to whether he is resident in India or a non-resident or not ordinarily resident, is dependent, inter-alia, on the period for which the person is in India during a …

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Tax officers suggest 40% tax on super-rich, COVID-19 cess to boost revenue

Tax officers suggest 40% tax on super-rich, COVID-19 cess to boost revenue

A group of  tax officers has suggested a super-rich tax and a higher levy on foreign companies to keep the cash running as part of short term measures to help the government fight the COVID-19 pandemic.   The recommendations are part of a policy paper titled “Fiscal Options & Response to …

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