Section 92 of Income Tax Act for AY 2023-24

Section 92 of Income Tax Act amended by Finance Act. Computation of income from international transaction having regard to arm’s length price.

Amended and updated notes on section 92 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 computation of income from international transaction having regard to arm’s length price.

Chapter X (Sections 92 to 94B) of the Income Tax Act 1961 deals with the provisions related to special provisions relating to avoidance of tax. Section 92 of IT Act 1961-2023 provides for computation of income from international transaction having regard to arm’s length price.

Recently, we have discussed in detail section 91 (Countries with which no agreement exists) of IT Act 1961. Today, we learn the provisions of section 92 of Income-tax Act 1961. The amended provision of section 92 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 92 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-92: Computation of income from international transaction having regard to arm’s length price

Section 92(1) of Income Tax Act

Any income arising from an international transaction shall be computed having regard to the arm’s length price.

Explanation: For the removal of doubts, it is hereby clarified that the allowance for any expense or interest arising from an international transaction shall also be determined having regard to the arm’s length price.

Section 92(2) of Income Tax Act

Where in an international transaction or specified domestic transaction, two or more associated enterprises enter into a mutual agreement or arrangement for the allocation or apportionment of, or any contribution to, any cost or expense incurred or to be incurred in connection with a benefit, service or facility provided or to be provided to any one or more of such enterprises, the cost or expense allocated or apportioned to, or, as the case may be, contributed by, any such enterprise shall be determined having regard to the arm’s length price of such benefit, service or facility, as the case may be.

Section 92(2A) of Income Tax Act

Any allowance for an expenditure or interest or allocation of any cost or expense or any income in relation to the specified domestic transaction shall be computed having regard to the arm’s length price.

Section 92(3) of Income Tax Act

The provisions of this section shall not apply in a case where the computation of income under sub-section (1) or sub-section (2A) or the determination of the allowance for any expense or interest under sub-section (1) or sub-section (2A), or the determination of any cost or expense allocated or apportioned, or, as the case may be, contributed under sub-section (2) or sub-section (2A), has the effect of reducing the income chargeable to tax or increasing the loss, as the case may be, computed on the basis of entries made in the books of account in respect of the previous year in which the international transaction or specified domestic transaction was entered into.


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