himachal pradesh high court
Case BriefsHigh Courts

“A person who wishes to buy milk cream would not go to the market and ask for milk. He would only ask for milk cream because it is a separate product, though also a milk product.”

Madras High Court
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Exemption from payment of Entertainment tax given to a film is a concession granted by the Government to encourage the film makers to use Tamil title for their films. Concession can never be claimed as a matter of right.

Kerala High Court
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Kerala High Court held that the exclusion of mentally retarded persons from tax exemption while buying motor cars is discriminatory and they are also entitled to tax exemption.

Case BriefsSupreme Court

Noting that there is no disqualification for a Sikkim man, who marries a non-Sikkimese after 01.04.2008, the Supreme Court observed that the discrimination is based on gender.

Case BriefsSupreme Court

While MR Shah, J, has struck down the definition of “Sikkimese” in Section 10(26AAA) of the Income Tax Act, 1961, Nagarathna, J, has called for saving the Explanation to Section 10(26AAA) and has created a stopgap ‘sub-clause (iv)’ till the Union of India makes the requisite amendment to the provision.

Case BriefsSupreme Court

The Supreme Court was hearing the case where a manufacturer was earlier manufacturing “Spun Line Crown Cork” used for sealing the glass bottles but now with the use of modern technologies, was manufacturing “Double Lip Dry Blend Crowns”, also used for sealing the glass bottles.

Case BriefsSupreme Court

Supreme Court: Interpreting the proviso to Section 2(15) of the Income Tax Act, 1961 (IT Act) introduced by amendment w.e.f. 01.04.2009, the

Case BriefsSupreme Court

“In a knowledge based, information driven society, true wealth is education – and access to it. Every social order accommodates, and even

Advance RulingsCase Briefs

Authority for Advance Ruling (Karnataka): In a case relating to whether the services, including education and training to farmers with regard to

Case BriefsSupreme Court

Supreme Court: While holding that the term “school children” will include college and university as well while interpreting government memo exempting passengers

Income Tax Appellate Tribunal
Case BriefsTribunals/Commissions/Regulatory Bodies

Income Tax Appellate Tribunal (ITAT): A Division Bench of R.K. Panda (Accountant Member) and Kuldip Singh (Judicial Member), while addressing a matter held,

Cabinet DecisionsLegislation Updates

The Union Cabinet has approved the proposal for introducing the Taxation Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2019 in order to replace the Ordinance. Economic

Legislation UpdatesNotifications

G.S.R (E ).-In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (1) of Section 6 of the Integrated Goods and Services Tax Act,

Case BriefsForeign Courts

Supreme Court of Pakistan: The Three-Judge Bench of Umar Ata Bandial, Munib Akhtar and Yahya Afridi, JJ. set aside the judgment of

Case BriefsSupreme Court

Supreme Court: A five-Judge Constitution Bench speaking through N.V. Ramana, J., while invalidating the ratio of Sun Export Corpn. v. Collector of