SECTION 90 A OF THE INCOME TAX ACT, 1961 – DOUBLE TAXATION RELIEF – ADOPTION BY CENTRAL GOVERNMENT OF AGREEMENT BETWEEN SPECIFIED ASSOCIATION FOR DOUBLE TAXATION RELIEF NOTIFIED AGREEMENT
NOTIFICATION NO. 90/2008, DATED 28-8-2008
In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (3) of section 90A of the Income-tax Act, 1961 (43 of 1961), the Central Government hereby notifies that where an agreement entered into by any specified association in India with any specified association in the specified territory outside India and adopted by the Central Government by way of notification in the official Gazette, for granting relief of tax, or as the case may be, avoidance of double taxation, provides that any income of a resident of India “may be taxed” in the other country, such income shall be included in his total income chargeable to tax in India in accordance with the provisions of the Income-tax Act, 1961 (43 of 1961), and relief shall be granted in accordance with the method for elimination or avoidance of double taxation provided in such agreement.
CA Pawan GoswamiPublished in Income Tax
on 04 September 2008
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