The Central Board of Direct Taxes has issued the Cost Inflation Index for FY 2021-22 and the same is capped at 317. Cost Inflation Index is used to calculate the inflation adjusted cost price of an asset. The inflation adjusted price then is used to arrive at long-term capital gains or long-term losses. Read the official notification issued by CBDT below:
MINISTRY OF FINANCE
(Department Of Revenue)
(CENTRAL BOARD OF DIRECT TAXES)
New Delhi, the 15th June, 2021
S.O. 2336(E). In exercise of the powers conferred by clause (v) of the Explanation to section 48 of the Income-tax Act, 1961 (43 of 1961), the Central Government hereby makes the following further amendments in the notification of the Government of India, Ministry of Finance (Department of Revenue), Central Board of Direct Taxes, published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, vide number S.O. 1790(E), dated the 5th June, 2017, namely:-
2. In the said notification, in the Table, after serial number 20, the following serial number and entries relating thereto, shall be inserted, namely:-
|Sl. No.||Financial Year||Cost Inflation Index|
3. This notification shall come into force with effect from 1st day of April, 2022 and shall accordingly apply to the Assessment Year 2022-2023 and subsequent years.
[Notification No. 73/ 2021/F.No.370142/10/2021-TPL]
KAMLESH CHANDRA VARSHNEY, Jt. Secy.
(Tax Policy and Legislation)
Note:- The principal notification was published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part II, Section 3, Sub-section (ii), vide number S.O.1790(E) dated 5th June, 2017 and was last amended vide S.O. 1879 (E) dated 12th June, 2020.Tags : income tax