Section 196B of Income Tax Act for AY 2023-24

Section 196B of Income Tax Act 1961 amended by Finance Act 2022 and Income-tax Rules 1962. Provisions and rules related to Income from units.

Amended and updated notes on section 196B 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 Income from units.

Chapter XVII (Sections 190 to 234G) of the Income Tax Act 1961 deals with the provisions related to collection and recovery of tax. Section 196B of IT Act 1961 provides for Income from units.

Recently, we have discussed in detail section 196A (Income in respect of units of non-residents) of IT Act 1961. Today, we learn the provisions of section 196B of Income-tax Act 1961. The amended provision of section 196B 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 196B 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-196B: Income from units

Where any income in respect of units referred to in section 115AB or by way of long-term capital gains arising from the transfer of such units is payable to an Offshore Fund, the person responsible for making the payment shall, at the time of credit of such income to the account of the payee or at the time of payment thereof in cash or by the issue of a cheque or draft or by any other mode, whichever is earlier, deduct income-tax thereon at the rate of ten per cent.


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