Union Budget 2018– Rationalisation of the provisions of section 115BBE

Section 115BBE provides for tax on income referred to in section 68 or section 69 or section 69A or section 69B or section 69C or section 69D at a higher rate of sixty percent.

Sub-section (2) of said section provides that no deduction in respect of any expenditure or allowance or set-off of any loss shall be allowed to the assessee under any provision of the Act in computing his income referred to in clause (a) of sub-section (1).

In order to rationalize the provisions of section 115BBE, it is proposed to amend the said sub-section (2) so as to also include income referred to in clause (b) of sub-section (1).

This amendment will take effect retrospectively from 1st April, 2017 and will, accordingly, apply in relation to the assessment year 2017-2018 and subsequent years.

Extract of Clause 34 of Finance Bill 2018

Clause 34 of the Bill seeks to amend section 115BBE of the Income-tax Act relating to tax on income referred to in section 68 or section 69 or section 69A or section 69B or section 69C or section 69D.

Sub-section (2) of the said section provides that no deduction in respect of any expenditure or allowance or set-off of any loss shallbe allowed to the assessee under any provision of the said Act in computing his income referred to in clause (a) of sub-section (1).

It is proposed to amend the said sub-section (2) so as to include income referred to in clause (b) of sub-section (1).

This amendment will take effect retrospectively from 1st April, 2017 and will, accordingly, apply in relation to the assessment year 2017-2018 and subsequent years.

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