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Amendment of Income tax Rules to operationalise section 194-IB and introduction of single challan cum statement​​​


 Notice Date : 08 June 2017

MINISTRY OF FINANCE

(Department of Revenue)

(CENTRAL BOARD OF DIRECT TAXES)

NOTIFICATION NO. 48/2017

New Delhi, the 8th June, 2017

INCOME-TAX

G.S.R. 561(E).—In exercise of the powers conferred by section 295 read with section 194-IB of the Income-tax Act, 1961, the Central Board of Direct Taxes, hereby, makes the following rules further to amend the Income-tax Rules, 1962, namely:-

1. (1) These rules may be called the Income-tax (13th Amendment) Rules, 2017.

(2) They shall come into force from the date of their publication in the Official Gazette.

2. In the Income-tax Rules, 1962 (hereafter referred to as the principal rules), in rule 30, –

(a) after sub-rule (2A), the following sub-rule shall be inserted, namely:-

“(2B) Notwithstanding anything contained in sub-rule (1) or sub-rule (2), any sum deducted under section 194-IB shall be paid to the credit of the Central Government within a period of thirty days from the end of the month in which the deduction is made and shall be accompanied by a challan-cum-statement in Form No. 26QC.”;

(b) after sub-rule (6A), the following sub-rule shall be inserted, namely:-

“(6B) Where tax deducted is to be deposited accompanied by a challan-cum-statement in Form No.26QC, the amount of tax so deducted shall be deposited to the credit of the Central Government by remitting it electronically within the time specified in sub-rule (2B) into the Reserve Bank of India or the State Bank of India or any authorized bank.”.

3. In the principal rules, in rule 31, after sub-rule (3A), the following sub-rule shall be inserted, namely:-

“(3B) Notwithstanding anything contained in sub-rule (1) or sub-rule (2) or sub-rule (3), every person responsible for deduction of tax under section 194-IB shall furnish the certificate of deduction of tax at source in Form No.16C to the payee within fifteen days from the due date for furnishing the challan-cum-statement in Form No.26QC under rule 31A after generating and downloading the same from the web portal specified by the Principal Director General of Income-tax (Systems)or the Director General of Income-tax (Systems) or the person authorised by him.”

4. In the principal rules, in rule 31A, after sub-rule (4A), the following sub-rule shall be inserted, namely:-

“(4B) Notwithstanding anything contained in sub-rule (1) or sub-rule (2) or sub-rule (3) or sub-rule (4), every person responsible for deduction of tax under section 194-IB shall furnish to the Principal Director General of Income-tax (Systems) or Director General of Income-tax (System) or the person authorised by the Principal Director General of Income-tax (Systems) or the Director General of Income-tax (Systems) a challan-cum-statement in Form No.26QC electronically in accordance with the procedures, formats and standards specified under sub-rule (5) within thirty days from the end of the month in which the deduction is made.”

Please refer to the attached file for details

 










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