Income Tax Dept steps-up actions under Prohibition of Benami Property Act

By Accommodation Times Bureau NEW DELHI Due to intensive efforts were undertaken by the Income Tax Department, the provisional attachment has been made in more than 900 cases of properties under the Prohibition of Benami Property Transactions Act (the ‘Benami Act’), which came into force w.e.f 1st November, 2016. These attachments include

Salient features of Benami transaction Act, 2016


The Benami Transaction (Prohibition) Amendment Act received the assent of President on the 10th August, 2016. The act defines "Benami property" as any property “which is the subject matter of a Benami transaction and also includes the proceeds from such property.” Here "Benami transaction" means, “(a) A transaction or an arrangement, where

Cabinet approves The Benami Transaction Bill in Monsoon Session

By Accommodation Times News Service The amendment removes conflict between provisions of the IDS that provided immunity from Benami Act condition to transfer of property to actual beneficial owner. The Union Cabinet yesterday approved the Benami Transactions (Prohibition) Amendment Bill 2015 in the ongoing monsoon session of Parliament.  The Bill marks the

Monsoon Session may see Benami Transactions Amendment bill passes out

By Accommodation Times News Service Benami Transactions (Prohibition) Amendment Bill is likely to be passed in the monsoon session of the Parliament, a top government official said today. "It was referred to the Finance Standing Committee of Parliament and report has been received and in the monsoon session of Parliament it is

Now get reward up to Rs 1 crore under Benami Reward Scheme

By Accommodation Times Bureau NEW DELHI The Ministry of Finance in a release on Friday said, a new reward scheme titled “Benami Transactions Informants Reward Scheme, 2018”, has been issued by the Income Tax Department. It was found in many cases that black money was invested in properties in the names of others,

Policies that impacted the Real Estate of the country

By Accommodation Times Bureau -Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Act, 2016: The Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Act, 2016 which laid down a regulatory framework. It aims to enhance transparency, bring greater accountability in the realty sector and set disclosure norms to protect the interest of all stakeholders. -Amendment to the Benami