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August 19, 2022

CBDT amends Rule 128 of the Income-tax Rules, 1962, providing major relief to taxpayers in the matter of claiming Foreign Tax Credit (FTC)

by CA Shivam Jaiswal in Income Tax Circular Notification

CBDT amends Rule 128 of the Income-tax Rules, 1962, providing major relief to taxpayers in the matter of claiming Foreign Tax Credit (FTC)

MINISTRY OF FINANCE

(Department of Revenue)

[CENTRAL BOARD OF DIRECT TAXES]

NOTIFICATION

New Delhi, the 18th August, 2022

INCOME-TAX

G.S.R. 636(E).—In exercise of the powers conferred by clause (ha) of sub-section (2) and sub- section (4) of section 295 of the Income-tax 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. Short title and commencement.— (1) These rules may be called the Income-tax (27thAmendment) Rules, 2022.

(2) They shall be deemed to have come into force from 1at day of April, 2022.

  • In the Income-tax Rules, 1962, in rule 128, for sub-rule (9) the following sub-rule shall be substituted, namely:-

“(9) The statement in Form No. 67 referred to in clause (i) of sub-rule (8) and the certificate or the statement referred to in clause (ii) of sub-rule (8) shall be furnished on or before the end of the assessment year relevant to the previous year in which the income referred to in sub-rule (1) has been offered to tax or assessed to tax in India and the return for such assessment year has been furnished within the time specified under sub-section (1) or sub-section (4) of section 139:

Provided that where the return has been furnished under sub-section (8A) of section 139, the statement in Form No. 67 referred to in clause (i) of sub-rule (8) and the certificate or the statement referred to in clause (ii) of sub-rule (8) to the extent it relates to the income included in the updated return, shall be furnished on or before the date on which such return is furnished.”.

NEHA SAHAY, Under Secy.

Explanatory Memorandum: This amendment is effective from the 1st day of April, 2022 so that it applies to all the claims of foreign tax credit furnished during the financial year 2022-2023. It is hereby certified that no person is being adversely affected by giving retrospective effect to this rule.

Note : The principal rules were published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part-II, Section-3, Sub- section (ii) vide number S.O. 969 (E) dated the 26th March, 1962 and last amended vide notification number G.S.R 634 (E) dated 17th August, 2022.

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