Exemption Limit in respect of employee working in any transport system:-

  • From 01.09.2008- Any Allowance granted to an employee working in any transport system for meeting his personal expenditure during his duty performed in the course of running of such transport from one place to another place, provided that such employee is not in receipt of daily allowance – up to 70% of allowance, maximum of Rs. 10,000 p.m.

  • Up to 31.08.2008 – Any Allowance granted to an employee working in any transport system for meeting his personal expenditure during his duty performed in the course of running of such transport from one place to another place, provided that such employee is not in receipt of daily allowance – up to 70% of allowance, maximum of Rs. 6,000 p.m.

Notification amending the rules related to above allowance is as follows:-

Income-tax (Eighth Amendment) Rules, 2010 – Amendment in Rule 2BB

Notification No. 85/2010 [F. No. 149/45/2010-S.O. (TPL)], dated 22-11-2010

In exercise of the powers conferred by section 295 read with clause (14) of section 10 of the Income-tax Act, 1961 (43 of 1961), the Central Board of Direct Taxes hereby makes the following rule further to amend Income-tax Rules, 1962, namely :—

1. (1) These Rule may be called the Income-tax (8th Amendment) Rules, 2010.

(2) They shall be deemed to have come into force retrospectively with effect from 1st day of September, 2008.

2. In the Income-tax Rules, 1962, in rule 2BB, in sub-rule (2), in the Table, against serial number 4, in column 4, for letters, figures and words “Rs. 6,000 per month” the letters, figures and words, Rs. 10,000 per month” shall be substituted.

[F. No. 149/45/2010-SO (TPL)]

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