Section 194DA of Income Tax Act for AY 2023-24

Section 194DA of Income Tax Act 1961 amended by the Finance Act 2022 and Income-tax Rules, 1962. Payment in respect of life insurance policy.

Amended and updated notes on section 194DA 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 Payment in respect of life insurance policy.

Chapter XVII (Sections 190 to 234G) of the Income Tax Act 1961 deals with the provisions related to collection and recovery of tax. Section 194DA of IT Act 1961 provides for Payment in respect of life insurance policy.

Recently, we have discussed in detail section 194D (Insurance commission) of IT Act 1961. Today, we learn the provisions of section 194DA of Income-tax Act 1961. The amended provision of section 194DA 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 194DA of the Income Tax Act, 1961 Bare Act read with the Income-tax Rules, 1962 as provided by Ministry of Law and Justice, Government of India.

Section-194DA: Payment in respect of life insurance policy

Any person responsible for paying to a resident any sum under a life insurance policy, including the sum allocated by way of bonus on such policy, other than the amount not includible in the total income under clause (10D) of section 10, shall, at the time of payment thereof, deduct income-tax thereon at the rate of five per cent on the amount of income comprised therein:

Provided that no deduction under this section shall be made where the amount of such payment or, as the case may be, the aggregate amount of such payments to the payee during the financial year is less than one hundred thousand rupees.


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