Section(s) Referred: 35 ,35(1) ,35(1)(ii)
Statute: INCOME TAX
Date of Issue: 15/7/1987
In continuation of this Office Notification No. 6673 (F. No. 203/49/85-ITA-II) dated 18-4-86, it is hereby notified for general information that the Institution mentioned below has been approved by the Department of Scientific and Industrial Research, New Delhi, the prescribed authority for the purposes of clause (ii) of sub-section (1) of section 35 (Thirty-five/one/two) of the Income-tax Act, 1961, read with rule 6 of the Income-tax Rules, 1962, under the category “Association” subject to the following conditions :–
(i) That the Astra Research Centre India, Bangalore, will maintain a separate account of the sums received by it for scientific research.
(ii) That the said Association will furnish annual returns of its scientific research activities to the prescribed authority for every financial year in such forms as may be laid down and intimated to them for this purpose by 31st May, each year.
(iii) That the said Association will submit to the prescribed authority by 30th June, each year, a copy of their audited annual accounts showing their total income and expenditure and balance-sheet showing its assets and liabilities with a copy of each of these documents to the Central Board of Direct Taxes, New Delhi, and the concerned Commissioner of Income-tax.
(iv) That the said Association will apply to the Central Board of Direct Taxes, Ministry of Finance (Department of Revenue), New Delhi, three months in advance before the expiry of the approval for further extension. Applications received after the date of expiry of approval are liable to be rejected.
(v) That the said Association will be funded by ASTRA Sweden and any additional sums received by it in India will be kept in separate account and will be used only with the approval of the prescribed authority.
Astra Research Centre India, Inbri Campus, 18th Cross, Malleswaram, Bangalore-560 003.
This notification is effective for a period from 1-4-1987 to 31-3-1990.
[No. 7427 (F. No. 203/10/87-ITA. II)