CBDT notifies conditions for Income Tax Deduction for Expenses on Covid-19 Treatment
The Notification Stated, “In exercise of the powers conferred by clause (XIII) of the first proviso to clause (x) of sub-section (2) of section 56 of the Income-tax Act, 1961 (43 of 1961), the Central Government hereby specifies the following conditions, namely:-“
1. (i) the death of the individual should be within six months from the date of testing positive or from the date of being clinically determined as a COVID-19 case, for which any sum of money has been received by the member of the family;
(ii) the family member of the individual shall keep a record of the following documents, –
(a) the COVID-19 positive report of the individual, or medical report if clinically determined to be COVID-19 positive through investigations in a hospital or an inpatient facility by a treating physician;
(b) a medical report or death certificate issued by a medical practitioner or a Government civil registration office, in which it is stated that death of the person is related to corona virus disease (COVID-19).
2. Statement of any sum of money received by a member of the family of a deceased person from the employer of the deceased person or from any other person or persons, on account of death due to COVID-19 for the purposes of clause (XIII) of the first proviso to clause (x) of subsection (2) of section 56 of the Income-tax Act, 1961 shall be verified and furnished in Form A.
3. The details of the amount received in any financial year shall be furnished in Form A to the Assessing Officer within nine months from the end of such financial year or 31.12.2022 whichever is later.
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