Section 115VF of Income Tax Act for AY 2023-24

Section 115VF of Income Tax Act 1961 as amended by the Finance Act 2022 and Income-tax Rules, 1962. Tonnage income.

Amended and updated notes on section 115VF 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 tonnage income.

Chapter XIIG (Sections 115V to 115VZC) of the Income Tax Act 1961 deals with the provisions related to special provisions relating to income of shipping companies. Section 115VF of IT Act 1961-2020 provides for tonnage income.

Recently, we have discussed in detail section 115VE (manner of computation of income under tonnage tax scheme) of IT Act 1961. Today, we learn the provisions of section 115VF of Income-tax Act 1961. The amended provision of section 115VF 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 115VF 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-115VF: Tonnage Income

Subject to the other provisions of this Chapter, the tonnage income shall be computed in accordance with section 115VG and the income so computed shall be deemed to be the profits chargeable under the head “Profits and gains of business or profession” and the relevant shipping income referred to in sub-section (1) of section 115V-I shall not be chargeable to tax.


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