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

Section 196C of Income Tax Act amended by Finance Act and Income-tax Rules. Income from foreign currency bonds or shares of Indian company.

Amended and updated notes on section 196C 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 foreign currency bonds or shares of Indian company.

Chapter XVII (Sections 190 to 234G) of the Income Tax Act 1961 deals with the provisions related to collection and recovery of tax. Section 196C of IT Act 1961 provides for Income from foreign currency bonds or shares of Indian company.

Recently, we have discussed in detail section 196B (Income from units) of IT Act 1961. Today, we learn the provisions of section 196C of Income-tax Act 1961. The amended provision of section 196C 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 196C 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-196C: Income from foreign currency bonds or shares of Indian company

Where any income by way of interest or dividends in respect of bonds or Global Depository Receipts referred to in section 115AC or by way of long-term capital gains arising from the transfer of such bonds or Global Depository Receipts is payable to a non-resident, 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 by any mode, whichever is earlier, deduct income-tax thereon at the rate of ten per cent.


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