CBDt has vide Notification No. 13/2019 granted exemption to startup companies from angel tax w.e.f. 19.02.2019 if such companies fulfill the conditions specified in para 4 of the notification number G.S.R. 127(E), dated the 19th February, 2019.
MINISTRY OF FINANCE
(Department of Revenue)
(CENTRAL BOARD OF DIRECT TAXES)
New Delhi, the 5th March, 2019
S.O. 1131(E).—In exercise of the powers conferred by clause (ii) of the proviso to clause (viib) of sub-section (2) of section 56 of the Income-tax Act, 1961 (43 of 1961) and in supersession of the notification of Government of India in the Ministry of Finance, Department of Revenue, Central Board of Direct Taxes published in the Gazettee of India, Extraordinary, Part-II, Section (3), Sub-section (ii) vide number S.O. 2088(E) dated 24th May, 2018, except as respect things done or omitted to be done before such supersession, the Central Government, hereby notifies that the provisions of clause (viib) of sub-section (2) of section 56 of the said Act shall not apply to consideration received by a company for issue of shares that exceeds the face value of such shares, if the said consideration has been received from a person, being a resident, by a company which fulfills the conditions specified in para 4 of the notification number G.S.R. 127(E), dated the 19th February, 2019 issued by the Ministry of Commerce and Industry in the Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade and published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part-II, section 3, Sub-Section (i) on 19th February, 2019 and files the declaration referred to in para 5 of the said notification of the Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade.
2. This notification shall be deemed to have come into force retrospectively from the 19th February, 2019.
[F. No. 370142/5/2018-TPL (Pt.)]
Director (Tax Policy and Legislation)