Section 69C of Income Tax Act for AY 2023-24

Amended and updated notes on unexplained expenditure section 69C of Income Tax Act 1961 amended by Finance Act 2022 and Income-tax Rule 1962.

Amended and updated notes on section 69C 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 unexplained expenditure.

Chapter VI (Sections 66 to 80) of the Income Tax Act 1961 deals with the provisions related to aggregation of income and set off or carry forward of loss. Section 69C of IT Act 1961-2023 provides for unexplained expenditure.

Recently, we have discussed in detail section 69B (amount of investments, etc., not fully disclosed in books of account) of IT Act 1961. Today, we learn the provisions of section 69C of Income-tax Act 1961. The amended provision of section 69C 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 69C 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-69C: Unexplained Expenditure

Where in any financial year an assessee has incurred any expenditure and he offers no explanation about the source of such expenditure or part thereof, or the explanation, if any, offered by him is not, in the opinion of the Assessing Officer, satisfactory, the amount covered by such expenditure or part thereof, as the case may be, may be deemed to be the income of the assessee for such financial year:

Provided that, notwithstanding anything contained in any other provision of this Act, such unexplained expenditure which is deemed to be the income of the assessee shall not be allowed as a deduction under any head of income.


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