Income Tax - Highlights / Catch Notes
Income Tax - Treatment of Losses as Speculative Losses - adjustment of...
Treatment of Losses as Speculative Losses - adjustment of loss under arbitrage transactions - The loss of one segment has to be allowed to be set-off against the other segment. In the case of the assessee, the entire transaction of purchase and sale of securities constitutes arbitrage & jobbing transactions as a whole and hence, these transactions are outside the purview of the speculative transaction. The explanation to Sec.73 would not apply to the case of the assessee - AT