SECTION 206C l PROFITS AND GAINS FROM BUSINESS OF TRADING IN ALCOHOLIC LIQUOR, FOREST PRODUCE, ETC.
Instructions regarding deduction of tax at source on profits and gains from the business of trading in alcoholic liquor, forest produce, etc.
1. Attention is invited to this Department’s Circular No. 525, dated 24-11-1988 and No. 535, dated 26-6-1989, wherein the provisions relating to collection of income-tax at source under section 206C of the Income-tax Act in respect of profits and gains from the business of trading in alcoholic liquor, forest produce, etc. were communicated.
2. According to sub-section (5A) of section 206C, every person collecting tax in accordance with the provisions of the said section shall prepare half-yearly returns for the period ending on 30th September and 31st March in each financial year and deliver or cause to be delivered to the prescribed income-tax authority, the said returns in such form and verified in such manner and setting forth such particulars and within such time as may be prescribed. A new rule 37E prescribing the half-yearly returns regarding tax collected at source u/s 206C(5A) and another rule 37F prescribing the income-tax authorities to whom these half-yearly returns are to be furnished, have been inserted by the Income-tax Rules, 1962, vide Notification No. S.O. 149(E), dated 19-2-1990. These half-yearly returns are to be filed within one month from the end of the period to which the returns relate.
Circular : No. 565, dated 11-7-1990.