MINISTRY OF FINANCE
(Department of Revenue)
(CENTRAL BOARD OF DIRECT TAXES)
New Delhi, the 1st October, 2020
G.S.R. 610(E).—In exercise of the powers conferred by section 44AB, section 92E, clause (iv) of sub-section (2) of section 115BAA, sub-clause (iii) of clause (c) of sub-section (2) of section 115BAB, clause (iii) of sub-section (2), proviso to sub-section (3) and sub-section (5) of section 115BAC, clause (iii) of sub-section (2), proviso to sub-section (3) and sub-section (5) of section 115BAD read with section 295 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 (22 nd Amendment) Rules, 2020.
(2) They shall come into force on the date of their publication in the Official Gazette.
2. In the Income-tax Rules, 1962 (hereafter referred to as the principal rules), -
(a) in rule 5, in sub-rule (1), for the proviso, the following proviso shall be substituted, namely: - “Provided that the allowance under clause (ii) of sub-section (1) of section 32 in respect of depreciation of any block of assets entitled to more than forty per cent. shall be restricted to forty per cent. on the written down value of such block of assets in case of -
(i) a domestic company which has exercised option under sub-section (4) of section 115BA, or under sub-section (5) of section 115BAA, or under sub-section (7) of section 115BAB; or
(ii) an individual or Hindu undivided family which has exercised option under sub-section (5) of section 115BAC; or
(iii) a co-operative society resident in India which has exercised option under sub-section (5) of section 115BAD:
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