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CBDT Notifications Reg Exemptions From Prohibition Of Cash Receipts U/s 269ST + Amendments To S. 44AB/ Form 3CD Audit Report

The CBDT has issued Notification No. 57 /2017 dated 3rd July 2017 by which it has specified several transactions which are exempt from the provisions of section 269ST which prohibits cash receipt of Rs. 2 lakhs

The CBDT has issued Notification No. 58/2017 dated 3rd July 2017 by which amendments to the tax Audit report Form required to be issued in Form 3CD have been carried out so as to incorporate details of loans, deposits and advances which are covered by sections 269SS and 269T. The amendments are effective from 19th July 2017.




CBDT Notification No. 57 /2017 dated 3rd July 2017 specifying transactions which are exempt from section 269ST

MINISTRY OF FINANCE

(Department of Revenue)

Notification No. 57 /2017

New Delhi, the 3rd July, 2017

S.O. 2065(E).—In exercise of the powers conferred by clause (iii) of the proviso to section 269ST of the Income-tax Act, 1961 (43 of 1961), the Central Government hereby specifies that the provision of section 269ST shall not apply to the following, namely:—

(a) receipt by a business correspondent on behalf of a banking company or co-operative bank, in accordance with the guidelines issued by the Reserve Bank of India;

(b) receipt by a white label automated teller machine operator from retail outlet sources on behalf of a banking company or co-operative bank, in accordance with the authorisation issued by the Reserve Bank of India under the Payment and Settlement Systems Act, 2007 (51 of 2007);

(c) receipt from an agent by an issuer of pre-paid payment instruments, in accordance with the authorisation issued by the Reserve Bank of India under the Payment and Settlement Systems Act, 2007 (51 of 2007);

(d) receipt by a company or institution issuing credit cards against bills raised in respect of one or more credit cards;

(e) receipt which is not includible in the total income under clause (17A) of section 10 of the Income-tax Act, 1961.

2. The notification shall be deemed to have come into force with effect from the 1st day of April, 2017.

[F. No. 370142/10/2017-TPL]

SALIL MISHRA,

Director (Tax Policy & Legislation)

CBDT Notification No. 58/2017 dated 3rd July 2017 specifying amendments to the s. 44AB/ Form 3CD Tax Audit report Form

MINISTRY OF FINANCE

(Department of Revenue)

(CENTRAL BOARD OF DIRECT TAXES)

Notification No. 58/2017

New Delhi, the 3rd July, 2017

G.S.R. 821(E).—In exercise of the powers conferred by section 44AB read with section 295 of the Income-tax Act, 1961 (43 of 1961) (hereinafter referred to as the Income-tax Act), 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 (18 th Amendment) Rules, 2017.

(2) They shall come into force from the 19th day of July 2017.

2. In the Income-tax Rules, 1962, in Appendix II, in Form No. 3CD, for serial number 31 and the entries relating thereto the following shall be substituted, namely:—

“31. (a) Particulars of each loan or deposit in an amount exceeding the limit specified in section 269SS taken or accepted during the previous year :—

(i) name, address and Permanent Account Number (if available with the assessee) of the lender or depositor;
(ii) amount of loan or deposit taken or accepted;
(iii) whether the loan or deposit was squared up during the previous year;
(iv) maximum amount outstanding in the account at any time during the previous year;
(v) whether the loan or deposit was taken or accepted by cheque or bank draft or use of electronic clearing system through a bank account;
(vi) in case the loan or deposit was taken or accepted by cheque or bank draft, whether the same was taken or accepted by an account payee cheque or an account payee bank draft.

(b) Particulars of each specified sum in an amount exceeding the limit specified in section 269SS taken or accepted during the previous year:—

(i) name, address and Permanent Account Number (if available with the assessee) of the person from whom specified sum is received;
(ii) amount of specified sum taken or accepted;
(iii) whether the specified sum was taken or accepted by cheque or bank draft or use of electronic clearing system through a bank account;
(iv) in case the specified sum was taken or accepted by cheque or bank draft, whether the same was taken or accepted by an account payee cheque or an account payee bank draft.

(Particulars at (a) and (b) need not be given in the case of a Government company, a banking company or a corporation established by the Central, State or Provincial Act.)

(c) Particulars of each repayment of loan or deposit or any specified advance in an amount exceeding the limit specified in section 269T made during the previous year:—

(i) name, address and Permanent Account Number (if available with the assessee) of the payee;
(ii) amount of the repayment;
(iii) maximum amount outstanding in the account at any time during the previous year;
(iv) whether the repayment was made by cheque or bank draft or use of electronic clearing system through a bank account;
(v) in case the repayment was made by cheque or bank draft, whether the same was taken or accepted by an account payee cheque or an account payee bank draft.

(d) Particulars of repayment of loan or deposit or any specified advance in an amount exceeding the limit specified in section 269T received otherwise than by a cheque or bank draft or use of electronic clearing system through a bank account during the previous year:—

(i) name, address and Permanent Account Number (if available with the assessee) of the lender, or depositor or person from whom specified advance is received;
(ii) amount of loan or deposit or any specified advance received otherwise than by a cheque or bank draft or use of electronic clearing system through a bank account during the previous year.

(e) Particulars of repayment of loan or deposit or any specified advance in an amount exceeding the limit specified in section 269T received by a cheque or bank draft which is not an account payee cheque or account payee bank draft during the previous year:—

(i) name, address and Permanent Account Number (if available with the assessee) of the lender, or depositor or person from whom specified advance is received;
(ii) amount of loan or deposit or any specified advance received by a cheque or a bank draft which is not an account payee cheque or account payee bank draft during the previous year.

(Particulars at (c), (d) and (e) need not be given in the case of a repayment of any loan or deposit or any specified advance taken or accepted from the Government, Government company, banking company or a corporation established by the Central, State or Provincial Act)”.

[F. No. 370142/10/2017-TPL]

SALIL MISHRA, Director (Tax Policy & Legislation)

Note: The principal rules were published vide notification number S.O. 969(E), dated the 26th March, 1962 and last amended by Income-tax (17th Amendment) Rules, 2017 vide notification number G.S.R. 642(E), dated the 27th June, 2017.


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