CBDT notifies Form Sahaj (ITR-1), Form ITR-2, Form ITR-3, Form Sugam (ITR-4), Form ITR-5, Form ITR-6, Form ITR-7 and Form ITR-V for A.Y. 2019-20 / F.Y. 2018-19 vide Notification No. 32/2019 dated 1st April, 2019.

MINISTRY OF FINANCE
(Department of Revenue)
(CENTRAL BOARD OF DIRECT TAXES)

Notification No. 32/2019

New Delhi, the 1st April, 2019

Income-tax

G.S.R. 279(E).— In exercise of the powers conferred by section 139 read with section 295 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 (Second Amendment) Rules, 2019.

(2) They shall come into force with effect from the 1st day of April, 2019.

2. In the Income-tax rules, 1962 (hereinafter referred to as the principal rules), in rule 12,

(a) in sub-rule (1),-

(I) in the opening portion, for the figures “2018”, the figures “2019” shall be substituted;

(II) in clause (a), in the proviso, after item (IC), the following items shall be inserted, namely:-

“(ID) has claimed deduction under section 57, other than deduction claimed under clause (iia) thereof;

(IE) is a director in any company;

(IF) has held any unlisted equity share at any time during the previous year;

(IG) is assessable for the whole or any part of the income on which tax has been deducted at source in the hands of a person other than the assesse;”;

(III) in clause (ca),-

(i) in the opening portion, for the words “a Hindu undivided family or a firm, other than a limited liability partnership firm,”, the words “a Hindu undivided family, who is a resident other than not ordinarily resident, or a firm, other than limited liability partnership firm, which is a resident” shall be substituted;

(ii) in the proviso, for item (I), the following items shall be substituted, namely:-

“(I) has assets (including financial interest in any entity) located outside India;

(IA) has signing authority in any account located outside India;

(IB) has income from any source outside India;

(IC) has income to be apportioned in accordance with provisions of section 5A;

(ID) is a director in any company;

(IE) has held any unlisted equity share at any time during the previous year;

(IF) has total income, exceeding fifty lakh rupees;

(IG) owns more than one house property, the income of which is chargeable under the head “Income from house property”;

(IH) has any brought forward loss or loss to be carried forward under any head of income;

(IJ) is assessable for the whole or any part of the income on which tax has been deducted at source in the hands of a person other than the assesse;”;

(IV) in clause (g), the words, brackets, figures and letters “or sub-section (4E) or sub-section (4F)” shall be omitted;

(b) in sub-rule (3), in the Table, in column (i), against the entries at serial number 1, in column (iii), for item (b), the following item shall be substituted, namely:-

“(b) Where total income assessable under the Act during the previous year of a person, being an individual of the age of eighty years or more at any time during the previous year, and who furnishes the return in Form number SAHAJ (ITR-1) or Form number SUGAM (ITR-4).”;

(c) in sub-rule (5), for the figures “2017”, the figures “2018” shall be substituted.

3. In the principal rules, in Appendix II, for Forms “Form Sahaj (ITR-1), Form ITR-2, Form ITR-3, Form Sugam (ITR-4), Form ITR-5, Form ITR-6, Form ITR-7 and Form ITR-V”, the following Forms shall, respectively, be substituted, namely;-

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[Notification No. 32/2019/ F.No.370142/1/2019-TPL]
SAURABH GUPTA, Under Secy.

Note.- The principal rules were published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part-II, Section 3, Sub-section (ii) vide notification number S.O. 969(E), dated the 26th March, 1962 and last amended by the Income-tax (First Amendment) Rules, 2019, vide notification number G.S.R. No. 76(E), dated 30th January, 2019.

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One Comment

  1. rugram says:

    On ITR 2, against B. LTCG (long term capital gains), the wording says that items 4,5,6,7 and 8 are applicable to non-residents. However, against item 4, there is no indication that this is applicable to non-residents. This seems to be a printing mistake.

    I request some knowledgeable person to clarify.

    Thanks.

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