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  • 2018 (4) TMI 411 - ITAT KOLKATA

    Dongfang Electric (India) P Ltd Versus DCWT, Circle-10 (1) , Kolkata

    Treating value of freehold land as a taxable asset u/s 2(ea) - whether the freehold land held by the assessee as vacant as on the valuation date i.e. 31.3.2009 , on which the construction has been started for setting up of its office and service centre, could be stated to be used for industrial purposes , so as to fall within the ambit of definition of urban land and consequential exemption from levy of wealth tax? - Held that - The expression in....... + More


  • 2018 (4) TMI 279 - ITAT VISAKHAPATNAM

    Devineni Avinash, Devineni Lakshmi Legal Rep. of Late Sri Deniveni Rajasekhar Versus Wealth Tax Officer Ward 2 (3) Vijayawada

    Valuation of vacant land at Shaikpet Village - assessee have claimed the property as exempt under section 2(ea) of Wealth Tax Act on the ground that the asset is stock-in-trade - Held that - On identical facts in the case of Shri Devineni Avinash, the same issue has come up before this Tribunal 2017 (12) TMI 480 - ITAT VISAKHAPATNAM as held that the impugned asset is not stock-in-trade as claimed by the assessee - The asset is not a commercial as....... + More


  • 2018 (4) TMI 207 - BOMBAY HIGH COURT

    Indian Express Newspapers (Bombay) Private Ltd., Navinchandra Revashanker Mehta Versus Inspecting Assistant Commissioner, of Income-Tax, Assessment Range I (B) , and Others.

    Constitutional validity of Section 40(3) of Wealth Tax Act - as submitted that Section 40(3) is unconstitutional as it brings to tax all lands and buildings (to the extent not used for the purposes of the business) owned by a company in which public are not substantially interested, as it has no relation to the object of the Act - Held that - Section 40(3) of the Act bringing to tax land and building which is not used for business purposes by com....... + More


  • 2018 (3) TMI 1471 - MADRAS HIGH COURT

    Dr. S.F.V. Selvaraj Versus The Asst. Commissioner of Wealth Tax

    Levy of interest u/s 17B in respect of the period between the due date and the date of the notice u/s 17 - date of filling Wealth tax return - Held that - Considering the facts and circumstances of the present case, we are of the considered view that the assessment made for the assessment years 2007-08 and 2008-09 is made for the first time under Section 17, the same is a regular assessment and therefore attracts Section 17B(1) of the Act and not....... + More


  • 2018 (3) TMI 1364 - ITAT HYDERABAD

    Shri Shyam Sunder Agarwal, Hyderabad Versus DCWT, Circle 4 (1) , Hyderabad

    Wealth tax assessment - whether loose pearls and stones are also includible in the definition of assets? - Held that - As per the definition of jewellery in the Wealth Tax Act jewellery includes precious stones and semi-precious stones including the loose items not embedded in jewellery. CIT(A) examined the definition of the gemstones in internet and held that loose pearls and stones are also includible in the definition of assets. AR submitted t....... + More


  • 2018 (3) TMI 814 - DELHI HIGH COURT

    The Pr. Commissioner of Wealth Tax Central-3 Versus Smt. Padma Dalmia and Sh. Raghu Hari Dalmia

    Wealth tax assessment - ITAT directing the AO to disregard the recent valuation report and adopt old valuation report - current valuation of the assets was available with the assessee at the time of filing of Wealth Tax return - Valuation of jewellery - Held that - A conjoint reading of the Rules require valuation of all assets; furthermore, the valuation operates not on a year to year basis but for a four year cycle. The only exception made out ....... + More


  • 2018 (3) TMI 813 - ITAT PUNE

    Shri Purnachandra Janardhan Rao Versus The Assistant Commissioner of Wealth-tax, Central Circle-1 (2) , Pune

    Assets taxable under the provision of Wealth Tax Act - addition of the properties in the net wealth on the basis of statement recorded u/s.132(4) of the Income Tax Act, 1961 - Held that - The assessee in his statement admitted that investments in the movable and immovable properties listed above are made out of undisclosed income. AR has reiterated the fact that the assessee has financed for purchase of assets in the name of his wife and nephews........ + More


  • 2018 (3) TMI 595 - ITAT MUMBAI

    Hardasmal H. Tharwani Versus Assistant Commissioner of Wealth-tax, Central Circle-2 Thane

    Penalty invoking Explanation-3 to Section 18(1)(c) of WT act - unaccounted assets / income unearthed in search / survey action - Held that - The return of wealth tax filed by the assessee got triggered only due to search / survey action carried out by the department wherein unaccounted assets / income was unearthed. The assessee never filed return of wealth for the impugned AY before the search / survey action despite having taxable wealth. There....... + More


  • 2018 (3) TMI 488 - BOMBAY HIGH COURT

    The Pr. Commissioner of Wealth Tax (Central) -4 Versus Shri Ravi Kiran Aggarwal

    Addition to net wealth - cash seized from the Assessee and kept in PD account of the Commissioner of Income Tax cannot be considered as cash-in-hand in the hands of the Assessee for computation of his net wealth under Wealth Tax Act, 1957 - Held that - Once it has held that amount deposited in a Bank in PD Account of the Commissioner of Income Tax, is not cash in hand, but cash in bank, then it cannot be added to the net wealth of the Respondent........ + More


  • 2018 (3) TMI 86 - DELHI HIGH COURT

    Amita Dua Versus Gift Tax Officer

    Wealth Tax Act provision applicability - question of attracting Deemed Gift provision under Section 4(1) of the Gift Tax Act - Given that M/s Dua Engineering Pvt. Ltd. merely held investments in the industrial plot, at a value that was at the book value, the CIT (A) felt that it needed to be treated as an industrial investment company and proceeded to do so. This approach was affirmed by the ITAT - Held that - In the opinion of this Court both th....... + More


  • 2018 (2) TMI 1543 - ITAT VISAKHAPATNAM

    T.S. Kalyana Chakravarthy, T.S. Kanaka Rajesh Versus Dy. Director of Wealth Tax IT & TP, Visakhapatnam

    Penalty imposed u/s 18(1)(c) of Wealth Tax Act - furnishing of inaccurate particulars of net wealth - invalid notice - Held that - Though the CWT(A) has issued the show cause notice stating that the assessee was required to explain the reasons for furnishing inaccurate particulars, concealment of wealth, it was not clearly made known for which offence the assessee is required to submit his explanation. The Ld.CWT(A) should have struck off the irr....... + More


  • 2018 (2) TMI 736 - ITAT AHMEDABAD

    Shri Ashwin C. Shah Versus ITO, Ward-2 Godhra

    Determination of net-wealth for the purpose of Wealth Tax Act - Held that - Sub-section 2 of section 50C provides a remedy to the assessee in case he has aggrieved with adoption of such sale consideration on the basis of deeming provision. He can file a reference to the AO and the AO shall send the reference to the DVO for determining fair market value of the property on the date of transfer. Thus, it cannot be taken as gospel truth. - The assess....... + More


  • 2018 (2) TMI 63 - DELHI HIGH COURT

    Lalit Suri Thr. Lrs Jyotsna Suri Versus Commissioner of Wealth Tax Delhi

    Determination of net wealth - correctness of valuation adopted by the AO - Scope of remand by the ITAT to the WTO - Held that - Remand by the ITAT to the WTO in this case was with respect to the question of valuation. At the stage when the WTO decided on the valuation, the final report of the DVO was not available. In the circumstances, the ITAT remanded the matter only on that aspect. In the circumstances, the findings rendered by the WTO could ....... + More


  • 2018 (1) TMI 1250 - DELHI HIGH COURT

    Director of Wealth Tax Versus Hersh W. Chadha

    Correct fair market value of the property as on the relevant valuation date - value declared by assessee - Held that - As decided in CIT Vs. Akshay Textiles and Agencies Pvt. Ltd. 2007 (10) TMI 251 - BOMBAY HIGH COURT annual letting value has to be determined on basis of annual rent received by the assessee and not what has been received by its tenants from the ultimate users. The emphasis placed upon expression rent received or receivables in ex....... + More


  • 2018 (1) TMI 720 - CESTAT MUMBAI

    Saf Yeast Co. Pvt. Ltd. Versus Commissioner of Central Excise, Pune

    Valuation - yeast - whether the yeast cleared in pack from the factory appearing a marking for industrial use only and specially made for bakery industry only will be assessable under Section 4 or Section 4A of the Central Excise Act, 1944? - Held that - for the product which are exempted under Rule 34 of the provisions of Standard of Weights and Measures (Packaged commodities) Rules, 1977, there is no need to affix the MRP on the product. - In t....... + More


  • 2018 (1) TMI 34 - ITAT BANGALORE

    Shri A.R. Narendranath (HUF) Versus The Assistant Commissioner of Wealth Tax, Circle 2 (2) (1) , Bangalore

    Wealth tax assessment - treatment to agricultural land - Held that - Agricultural land on its conversion for nonagricultural purposes ceased to be an agricultural land. Therefore, it becomes an asset for the purposes of Wealth-tax Act. See Shri. A.N. Manidatta (HUF) , Versus Assistant Commissioner of Wealth-Tax, Circle -2 (2) (1) , Bengaluru 2017 (3) TMI 1603 - ITAT BANGALORE ....... + More


  • 2018 (1) TMI 17 - ITAT MUMBAI

    M/s. Ashok Leyland Finance Ltd. (Now) IndusInd Bank Limited Versus The Assistant

    Disallowance of claim for deduction of debts incurred in relation to the taxable assets from gross wealth - Held that - Admittedly, the assessee is engaged in hire purchase and leasing the vehicles. Proportionate basis for determination of the debt can be adopted if multiple assets were brought under wealth tax. In the computation of wealth, the assessee has declared value of own vehicles as well as value of leased vehicles and no other assets ex....... + More


  • 2017 (12) TMI 1267 - ITAT HYDERABAD

    G. Girish Kumar Versus Asst. Commissioner of Wealth Tax

    Wealth tax assessment reopened u/s. 17 - assessing the value of 10 acres of land - AO adopted the taxable wealth at ₹ 3.35 Crores based on the adoption of market value for the 10 acres of land stated to be in the ownership of assessee as per the agreement of sale - Held that - It is interesting to note that assessee has entered into an agreement of sale with the said persons for sale of 10 acres of land on his own. In that agreement, in par....... + More


  • 2017 (12) TMI 1011 - ITAT DELHI

    Roopak Gulati Versus Asstt. Commissioner of Wealth Tax And Vice-Versa

    Wealth tax assessment - valuation of properties - Held that - AO was compelled to estimate the values of properties as indicated above and assessed the net wealth of the assessee at ₹ 2,68,77.200/- as against ₹ 76,75,209/- on estimate basis vide his order dated 31.12.2009. After hearing both the parties and perusing the records especially the orders passed by the revenue authorities, we are of the view that the AO has given full oppor....... + More


  • 2017 (12) TMI 480 - ITAT VISAKHAPATNAM

    Devineni Avinash, Devineni Lakshmi Legal Rep. of Late Sri Deniveni Rajasekhar Versus Wealth Tax Officer Ward-2 (3) , Vijayawada

    Treatment of asset as stock in trade - Held that - The assessee has purchased urban vacant land located at Banjara Hills and entered in to development agreement with Vulcon Project Developers Pvt. Ltd for development of the land but no development took place till the date of valuation date. The assessee declared the asset in the balance sheet as a fixed asset and no supporting evidence was placed by the assessee with regard to the claim of the as....... + More


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