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

Updated notes on section 69D of Income Tax Act 1961 amended by Finance Act 2022 and Income-tax Rules. Amount borrowed or repaid on hundi.

Amended and updated notes on section 69D 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 amount borrowed or repaid on hundi.

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 69D of IT Act 1961-2023 provides for amount borrowed or repaid on hundi.

Recently, we have discussed in detail section 69C (unexplained expenditure) of IT Act 1961. Today, we learn the provisions of section 69D of Income-tax Act 1961. The amended provision of section 69D 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 69D 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-69D: Amount borrowed or repaid on hundi

Where any amount is borrowed on a hundi from, or any amount due thereon is repaid to, any person otherwise than through an account payee cheque drawn on a bank, the amount so borrowed or repaid shall be deemed to be the income of the person borrowing or repaying the amount aforesaid for the previous year in which the amount was borrowed or repaid, as the case may be:

Provided that, if in any case any amount borrowed on a hundi has been deemed under the provisions of this section to be the income of any person, such person shall not be liable to be assessed again in respect of such amount under the provisions of this section on repayment of such amount.

Explanation: For the purposes of this section, the amount repaid shall include the amount of interest paid on the amount borrowed.


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