These are the latest notifications issued by CBDT on Income Tax which have been published recently. The notifications are open for discussion and we invite expert comments from our members on its applicability and effect on relevant issues.
G.S.R. 279(E).– In exercise of the powers conferred by section 139 read with section 295 of the Income-tax Act, 1961 (43 of 1961), the Central Board of Direct Taxes hereby makes the following rules further to amend the Income-tax Rules, 1962, namely:-
1. Short title and commencement.__ (1) These rules may be called the Income-tax (Second Amendment) Rules, 2019.
(2) They shall come into force with effect from the 1st day of April, 2019.
2. In the Income-tax rules, 1962 (hereinafter referred to as the principal rules), in rule 12,− (a) in sub-rule (1),-
(I) in the opening portion for the figures “2018”, the figures “2019” shall be substituted;
(II) in clause (a), in the proviso, after item (IC), the following items shall be inserted, namely:__
“(ID) has claimed deduction under section 57, other than deduction claimed under clause (iia) thereof;
(IE) is a director in any company;
(IF) has held any unlisted equity share at any time during the previous year;
(IG) is assessable for the whole or any part of the income on which tax has been deducted at source in the hands of a person other than the assesse;”;
(III) in clause (ca), __
(i) in the opening portion, for the words “a Hindu undivided family or a firm, other than a limited liability partnership firm,”, the words “a Hindu undivided family, who is a resident other than not ordinarily resident, or a firm, other than limited liability partnership firm, which is a resident” shall be substituted;
(ii) in the proviso, for item (I), the following items shall be substituted, namely:__
“(I) has assets (including financial interest in any entity) located outside India;