Section 111 of Income Tax Act for AY 2023-24

Section 111 of Income Tax Act 1961 amended by Finance Act 2022 and Income-tax Rules. Tax on accumulated balance of recognised provident fund.

Amended and updated notes on section 111 of Income Tax Act 1961 as amended by the Finance Act 2022 and Income-tax Rules, 1962. Detail discussion on provisions and rules related to tax on accumulated balance of recognised provident fund.

Chapter XII (Sections 110 to 115BBG) of the Income Tax Act 1961 deals with the provisions related to determination of tax in certain special cases. Section 111 of IT Act 1961-2023 provides for tax on accumulated balance of recognised provident fund.

Recently, we have discussed in detail section 110 (Determination of tax where total income includes income on which no tax is payable) of IT Act 1961. Today, we learn the provisions of section 111 of Income-tax Act 1961. The amended provision of section 111 is effective for financial year 2022-23 relevant to the assessment year 2023-24.

In this article, you will learn detail of the provisions of section 111 of the Income Tax Act, 1961 Bare Act read with the Income-tax Rules, 1962, regulations, notifications, circulars, orders and Press Release by CBDT, Income Tax Department and the Ministry of Law and Justice, Government of India.

Section-111: Tax on accumulated balance of recognised provident fund

Section 111(1) of Income Tax Act

Where the accumulated balance due to an employee participating in a recognised provident fund is included in his total income, owing to the provisions of rule 8 of Part A of the Fourth Schedule not being applicable, the Assessing Officer shall calculate the total of the various sums of tax in accordance with the provisions of sub-rule (1) of rule 9 thereof.

Section 111(2) of Income Tax Act

Where the accumulated balance due to an employee participating in a recognised provident fund which is not included in his total income under the provisions of rule 8 of Part A of the Fourth Schedule becomes payable, super-tax shall be calculated in the manner provided in sub-rule (2) of rule 9 thereof.


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