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Clause 9 - Amendment of section 12A. - FINANCE BILL, 2017

FINANCE BILL, 2017
Chapter III
DIRECT TAXES - Income-tax
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Amendment of section 12A.

9. In section 12A of the Income-tax Act, in sub-section (1), with effect from the 1st day of April, 2018,-

(i) after clause (aa), the following clause shall be inserted, namely:-

“(ab) the person in receipt of the income has made an application for registration of the trust or institution, in a case where a trust or an institution has been granted registration under section 12AA or has obtained registration at any time under section 12A [as it stood before its amendment by the Finance (No. 2) Act, 1996 (33 of 1996). ], and, subsequently, it has adopted or undertaken modifications of the objects which do not conform to the conditions of registration, in the prescribed form and manner, within a period of thirty days from the date of said adoption or modification, to the Principal Commissioner or Commissioner and such trust or institution is registered under section 12AA;”;

(ii) after clause (b), the following clause shall be inserted, namely:-

“(ba) the person in receipt of the income has furnished the return of income for the previous year in accordance with the provisions of sub-section (4A) of section 139, within the time allowed under that section.”.

 



 

Notes on Clauses:

Clause 9 of the Bill seeks to amend section 12A of the Income-tax Act relating to conditions for applicability of sections 11 and 12.

It is proposed to insert a new clause (ab) in sub-section (1) of said section so as to provide another condition for applicability of sections 11 and 12, where a trust or an institution has been granted registration under section 12AA or has obtained registration at any time under section 12A [as it stood before its amendment by the Finance (No. 2) Act, 1996], and, subsequently, it has adopted or undertaken modification of the objects which do not conform to the conditions of registration, it shall be required to make an application for registration in the prescribed form and manner, within a period of thirty days from the date of such adoption or modification in the objects, and that it is registered under section 12AA.

It is also proposed to insert a new clause (c) in sub-section (1) of the said section so as to provide that the person in receipt of the income shall furnish the return of income referred to in sub-section (4A) of section 139 within the time allowed under that section.

These amendments will take effect from 1st April, 2018 and will, accordingly, apply in relation to assessment year 2018-2019 and subsequent years.

 
 
 
 
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