Section 30 of Income Tax Act for AY 2023-24

Section 30 of Income Tax Act 1961 amended by Finance Act 2022 and Income-tax Rules. Rent, rates, taxes, repairs and insurance for buildings.

Amended and updated notes on section 30 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 rent, rates, taxes, repairs and insurance for buildings.

Chapter IV (Sections 14 to 59) of the Income Tax Act 1961 deals with the provisions related to computation of total income. Section 30 of IT Act 1961-2023 provides for rent, rates, taxes, repairs and insurance for buildings.

Recently, we have discussed in detail section 29 (income from Profits and Gains of Business or Profession (PGBP), how computed) of IT Act 1961. Today, we learn the provisions of section 30 of Income-tax Act 1961. The amended provision of section 30 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 30 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-30: Rent, rates, taxes, repairs and insurance for buildings

In respect of rent, rates, taxes, repairs and insurance for premises, used for the purposes of the business or profession, the following deductions shall be allowed—

(a) where the premises are occupied by the assessee—

  • (i) as a tenant, the rent paid for such premises ; and further if he has undertaken to bear the cost of repairs to the premises, the amount paid on account of such repairs;
  • (ii) otherwise than as a tenant, the amount paid by him on account of current repairs to the premises;

(b) any sums paid on account of land revenue, local rates or municipal taxes;

(c) the amount of any premium paid in respect of insurance against risk of damage or destruction of the premises.

Explanation: For the removal of doubts, it is hereby declared that the amount paid on account of the cost of repairs referred to in sub-clause (i), and the amount paid on account of current repairs referred to in sub-clause (ii), of clause (a), shall not include any expenditure in the nature of capital expenditure.


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