Escape from angel tax delights start-ups

Finance minister has announced that angel tax will not be applicable on startups that are registered with the Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade(DPIIT). The move is likely to give a long-demanded angel tax relief to start-ups and exempt them from scrutiny. The government has also decided to set up a dedicated cell… Continue reading Escape from angel tax delights start-ups

CBDT eases plight of start-ups with pending angel tax cases

The Central Board of Direct Taxes(CBDT) has issued a circular on angel taxes on start ups. The circular has instructed income tax officers that registered start up companies that have already been selected for verification under the angel tax provision will not be scrutinised. Further,even unregistered companies have been given relief with the assessing officer… Continue reading CBDT eases plight of start-ups with pending angel tax cases

Angel investors get further relief

The government has announced that it will be mandatory to disclose holdings in unlisted companies while filing tax returns.This data will be matched with filings of startups which have been asked to disclose the list of investors along with some of their details.This may give some relief to the angel investors from notices of the… Continue reading Angel investors get further relief

CBDT yet to set up angel tax exemption infrastructure

The Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) has not set up the back-end infrastructure required to automatically exempt registered start-ups from angel tax.However,CBDT has asked its officers to avoid taking coercive measures against companies that have received notices under the angel tax. Angel Tax is a 30% tax that is levied on the funding received… Continue reading CBDT yet to set up angel tax exemption infrastructure

Startups to be listed for Angel tax exemption

1.The government on Friday agreed to compile a list of startups eligible for angel tax exemption, based on their audited financial statements and income tax returns of the previous year.2.The government has decided to raise the maximum time limit below which a firm would be deemed eligible for angle tax exemption from present 7 years… Continue reading Startups to be listed for Angel tax exemption