NOTIFICATION NO. 98/2008 [F.No. 142/12/2008-TPL], DATED 22-10-2008

In exercise of the powers conferred by section 295 read with sub-section (11C) of section 80-IB of the Income-fax 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. (1) These rules shall be called the Income-tax (Eighth Amendment) Rules, 2008.

(2) They shall come into force on the date of their publication in the Official Gazette.

2. In the Income-tax Rules, 1962, after rule 18DD, the following rule shall be inserted, namely:—

“Form of report for claiming deduction under sub-section (11C) of section 80-IB.

18DDA. The report of an accountant which is required to be furnished by the assessee along with the return of income, under sub-section (11C) of section 80-IB shall be in Form No. 10CCBD.”

3. In Appendix-lI, after Form 10CCBC, the following Form shall be inserted, namely:—


[See rule 18DDA]

1. Name of the assessee                              : ____________________________________

2. PAN                                                         ; ____________________________________

3. Status                                                       : ____________________________________

4. Ownership of the hospital:

(a) Whether the hospital is owned by the assessee     Yes___            No___

(b) (i) it no, name of the owner:

(ii) whether the owner is a person referred to In section 40A(2)(b) Yes___ No____

5. Name and address of the hospital:____________________________________


6. Date of commencement of medical services:__________________________

7. Initial assessment year: ______________________________________________

8. Approval from the local authority under the local regulation (attach a copy of the approval in the initial assessment year):

Issuing authority
Approval date and number
1. Permission for construction of the hospital
2. Completion or occupation certificate

9. Location of the hospital:

(i) Name of the locality/area in which the hospital is located: ____________

(ii) Whether the said locality/area is within the jurisdiction of any of the excluded area:                                                                                                 Yes______     No_______

10. Technical specifications of the hospital:

(a) Number of beds for the patients.___________________________________

(b) Whether an operation theatre is provided :           Yes_____        No_______

(c) Whether a labour room is provided :                     Yes___            No_______

(d) Whether a pathological laboratory is maintained In the hospital Yes___                                                                                                 No______

(e) Number of qualified doctors available in the hospital (round the clock):_____

(f) Number of qualified nurses available in the hospital (round the clock) : _____

(g) Whether the hospital is equipped to handle emergency cases     Yes_____                                                                                                 No______

(h) Whether facilities in the nature of Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)/ Electrocardiogram (ECG) are available:                    Yes_____        No______

10. Details relating to computation of deduction:

(a) Total receipts from the business of operating and maintaining a hospital:                                                                                                 Rs.________________

(b) Other receipts of the undertaking :                        Rs. ________________

(c) Profits derived from the business of operating and maintaining a ***hospital not located in excluded area :                   Rs. ________________

(d) Deduction under section 80-IB(11C):                   Rs. ________________


*I/We have examined the balance sheet of the above undertaking styled**________________and belonging to the assessee M/s. _______________(Permanent Account No: _______________) as at ________________ and the profit and loss account of the said undertaking for the year ended on that date which are in agreement with the books of account maintained at the head office at_____________________and branches at______________________________.

*I/We have obtained all the information and explanations which to the best of **my/our knowledge and belief were necessary for the purposes of the audit. In *my/our opinion, proper books of account have been kept by the head office and the branches of the undertaking aforesaid visited by *me/us so far, as appears from *my/our examination of books, and proper returns adequate for the purposes of-audit have been received from branches not visited by *me/us, subject to the comments given below:


In *my/our opinion, the undertaking satisfies the conditions stipulated in sub-section (11C) of section 80-IB and the amount of deduction claimed under this section is as per the provisions of the Income-tax Act, and

In *my/our opinion and to the best of my/our information and according to explanations given to *me/us, the said accounts give a true and fair view,—

(i) in the case of the balance sheet, of the state of affairs of the above named undertaking as at     _____________________________, and

(ii) in the case of the profit and loss account, of the profit or loss of the undertaking for the accounting year ending on______________________.







1. *Delete whichever is not applicable.

2. **Here give name and address.

3. ***Please provide profit and loss account and balance sheet of the undertaking.

4. ****This report is to be given by-

(i)        a chartered accountant within the meaning of the Chartered Accountants Act, 1949 (38 of 1949); or

(ii)       any person who, in relation to any State, is, by virtue of the provisions in sub-section (2) of section 226 of the Companies Act, 1956 (1 of 1956), entitled to be appointed to act as an auditor of companies registered in that State.”

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