Income Tax Notifies higher depreciation on certain category of Vehicles


Income Tax Notifies higher depreciation on certain category of Vehicles

MINISTRY OF FINANCE

(Department of Revenue)

(CENTRAL BOARD OF DIRECT TAXES)

NOTIFICATION

New Delhi, the 20th September, 2019

(Income-tax)

G.S.R. 679 (E).In exercise of the powers conferred by section 32 read with section 295 of the Income-tax Act, 1961 (43 of 1961), the Central Board of Direct Taxes, hereby, makes the following rules to further amend the Income-tax Rules, 1962, namely:

1. Short title and commencement.-

(1) These rules may be called the Income-tax (9th Amendment) Rules, 2019.

(2) They shall be deemed to have come into force with effect from the 23rd day of August, 2019.

2. In the Income-tax Rules, 1962, in the NEW APPENDIX I, in the Table, in PART A relating to TANGIBLE ASSETS, in item III relating to MACHINERY AND PLANT, –

Income Tax Notifies higher depreciation on certain category of Vehicles

(a) for sub-item (2) and entries relating thereto, the following shall be substituted, namely:-

Block of AssetsDepreciation allowed as per percentage of written down value
12
(2) (i) Motor cars, other than those used in a business of running them on hire, acquired or put to use on or after the 1st day of April, 1990 except those covered under entry (ii); 15
(ii) Motor cars, other than those used in a business of running them on hire, acquired on or after the 23rd day of August, 2019 but before the 1st day of April, 2020 and is put to use before the 1st day of April, 2020. 20

(b) in sub-item (3), for paragraph (ii) and entries relating thereto, the following shall be substituted, namely:-

Block of AssetsDepreciation allowed as per percentage of written down value
12
(ii) (a) Motor buses, motor lorries and motor taxis used in a business of running them on hire other than those covered under entry (b).30
(b) Motor buses, motor lorries and motor taxis used in a business of running them on hire, acquired on or after the 23rd day of August, 2019 but before the 1st day of April, 2020 and is put to use before the 1st day of April, 2020.; 45

[Notification No. 69 /2019/ F.No. 370142/17/2019-TPL]

SAURABH GUPTA, Under Secy. (Tax Policy & Legislation Division)

Explanatory Memorandum: It is certified that no person is being adversely affected by giving retrospective effect to this notification.

Note : The principal rules were published in the Gazette of India vide notification number S.O. 969(E), dated the 26th March, 1962 and last amended vide notification number G.S.R. 662(E) dated the 17th September, 2019.

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