Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) has introduced a significant amendment through Notification No. 58/2023, impacting the Income-tax Rules. This move extends the applicability of Safe Harbour rules to Assessment Year (AY) 2023-24.
Ministry of Finance
(Department of Revenue)
(Central Board of Direct Taxes)
G.S.R. 595(E).—In exercise of the powers conferred by section 295 read with sub-section (2) of section 92CB of 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 (Fifteenth Amendment) Rules, 2023.
(2) They shall deemed to have come into force from the 1st day of April 2023.
2. In the Income-tax Rules, 1962, in rule 10TD, in sub-rule (3B), for the words and figures “assessment years 2020-21, 2021-22 and 2022-23”, the words and figures “assessment years 2020-21, 2021-22, 2022-23 and 2023-24” shall be substituted.
[F. No. 370142/26/2023-TPL]
SOURABH JAIN, Under Secy.
Explanatory Memorandum: This amendment is effective from 1st day of April, 2023 and applies to assessment year 2023-24 relevant to previous year 2022-23. Accordingly, it is hereby certified that no person is being adversely affected by giving retrospective effect to these rules.
Note: The principal rules were published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part-II, section-3, sub-section (ii) vide number S.O. 969 (E) dated the 26th March, 1962 and were last amended vide notification number G.S.R. 579 (E), dated 1st August, 2023.