Latest Expert Exchange Queries
sitemapHome | Registration | Job Portal for CA's | Expert Exchange | Currency Converter | Post Matrimonial Ads | Post Property Ads
 
 
News shortcuts: From the Courts | News Headlines | VAT (Value Added Tax) | Service Tax | Sales Tax | Placements & Empanelment | Various Acts & Rules | Latest Circulars | New Forms | Forex | Auditing | Direct Tax | Customs and Excise | ICAI | Corporate Law | Markets | Students | General | Indirect Tax | Mergers and Acquisitions | Continuing Prof. Edu. | Budget Extravaganza | Transfer Pricing
 
 
 
 
Popular Search: Central Excise rule to resale the machines to a new company :: VAT RATES :: ARTICLES ON INPUT TAX CREDIT IN VAT :: due date for vat payment :: TAX RATES - GOODS TAXABLE @ 4% :: list of goods taxed at 4% :: cpt :: form 3cd :: articles on VAT and GST in India :: ICAI offer Get Windows 7,Office 2010 in Rs.799 Taxes :: ACCOUNTING STANDARDS :: VAT Audit :: ACCOUNTING STANDARD :: TDS :: empanelment
 
 
« General »
 How to claim tax benefit on tuition fees under Section 80C
 Online Income Tax grievance redressal facility launched at 60 offices
 Demonetisation impact on government tax revenue marginal; direct tax personal income grew at above budget estimates
 ICAI seeks more accountability, transparency in defence sector
 Will Budget help double farmers’ income?
 Verify online deposits made post demonetisation, income tax department asks taxpayers
 Union Budget 2017: Best budget is do not change anything, do no harm, implement well
 Why salaried class deserves standard deduction
 3 new taxes that Modi government could introduce, but won't
 Tax gains may showcase demonetisation windfall
 Tax exemption for ELSS will help broaden investor base, channel household savings

No tax break to SEZ units
June, 08th 2009
In an attempt to finally resolve any misgivings about the use of second-hand or used capital goods while setting up an SEZ unit, the government has issued an instruction saying that a company can now bring in as much second-hand capital equipment to a new special economic zone unit as it wants. The SEZ unit, however, will not be eligible for tax exemption if the ratio of used equipment exceeds 20 per cent of the overall capital investment. This is the third time the government has issued such a notification pertaining to the treatment of second-hand capital goods used in SEZs with respect to tax exemption under the Income Tax Act.

In its instruction dated May 27, the commerce ministry outlined the guidelines for procurement of used capital goods from domestic tariff area (DTA) to SEZ units. Apart from clarifying that the developer is free to transfer as many second-hand capital goods as he wants, it also stated that prior approval of the Development Commissioner of that particular zone would be required. That, however, is just a formality, according to Vikram Bapat, executive director with international consultancy PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC). This instruction is important especially for old IT companies setting up IT/ITES SEZs across the country, who might want to consolidate their existing software and technology parks (STPIs) on which theyve reaped tax benefits for the past 8-10 years with their new SEZs, he added. Given that these STPIs have already been suffering in the face of the ongoing global recession, it only makes sense to ease the cost burden of these companies by allowing them to transfer their existing capital goods from their STPIs, which are a part of the DTA to their SEZs. These SEZs will, however, still be able to avail of service tax benefits, if not income tax.
 
 
Home | About Us | Terms and Conditions | Contact Us
Copyright 2017 CAinINDIA All Right Reserved.
Designed and Developed by Binarysoft Technologies Pvt. Ltd.
Binarysoft Technologies - Privacy Policy

Transfer Pricing | International Taxation | Business Consulting | Corporate Compliance and Consulting | Assurance and Risk Advisory | Indirect Taxes | Direct Taxes | Transaction Advisory | Regular Compliance and Reporting | Tax Assessments | International Taxation Advisory | Capital Structuring | Withholding tax advisory | Expatriate Tax Reporting | Litigation | Badges | Club Badges | Seals | Military Insignias | Emblems | Family Crest | Software Development India | Software Development Company | SEO Company | Web Application Development | MLM Software | MLM Solutions