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MCQ Self Challenge # 0068 on Special Provisions relating to Carry Forward & Set Off of Losses

Special Provisions relating to Carry Forward & Set Off of Losses

 

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Here is the Next post of #MCQ on concept based practical professional knowledge on special provisions relating to carry forward & set off of losses in a unique manner to be self answered by participants. The detailed answer of these MCQs shall be posted next day for the self assessment of the participants.

MCQ 68.1: XY Pvt Ltd are having two shareholders X & Y who carries equal voting rights in the company. During the year ended 2017, XY Pvt. Ltd. is having loss of Rs 50,000. Which among the following is correct in relation to set off & carry forward of loss if on 31.03.2018, Mr Y retired and transfer his shares to Mr. Z.

A) Loss will be carried forward only.
B) Loss can not be carry forward nor can be set off from future losses.
C) Loss can be carry forward and can be set off from future losses.
D) None of the above.

MCQ 68.2: What if in above question, retirement of Mr. Y was on account of his death?

A) Loss will be carried forward only.
B) Loss can not be carry forward nor can be set off from future losses.
C) Loss can be carry forward and can be set off from future losses.
D) None of the above.

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——-Answer MCQ Self Challenge # 0068——

 

Dear Professional Seniors & Friends,

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This post of MCQ is on concept relating to provisions of set off & carry forward of losses in case of change in shareholding pattern.

 

Answer to MCQ 68.1: B) Loss can not be carry forward nor can be set off from future losses.

 

Answer to MCQ 68.2: C) Loss can be carry forward and can be set off from future losses.

 

Practical Analysis for MCQ 68.1& 68.2:-

  1. Chapter VI(Section 70 to 80) deals with provisions relating to carry forward & set off of losses.
  2. But provisions of Section 79 applies notwithstanding anything contained in Chapter VI which provides as follows –
  3. Where a change in shareholding has taken place in the case of a company, then no loss incurred in prior years shall be carried forward and set off against the income of the current year unless on the last day of the current year(i.e. 31.03.2018 in our question) and on the last day of the year in which loss was incurred(i.e. 31.03.2017 in our question), 51% or more of the shares of the company are held by same persons.
  4. But the following changes in shareholdings shall not be considered as a change in shareholding for the purpose of section 79 –
  5. Where the change takes place consequent upon the death of the shareholder
  6. Where the change takes place by way of gift of shares to any relative of the shareholder making the gift
  7. Based on the above analysis, correct answer MCQ 1: B) Loss can not be carry forward nor can be set off from future losses.
  8. Correct answer MCQ 68.2 : 2: C) Loss can be carry forward and can be set off from future losses.

 

(Disclaimer: The objective of the MCQ post is just to discuss the concept, it may happen, by change of facts, the answer may be different. Please do not treat this as professional opinion; you can definitely have your own opinion.)

 

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