Income-tax (9th Amendment) Rules, 2019 | New depreciation rates notified on vehicles purchased between 23-08-2019 to 31-03-2020

G.S.R. 679 (E).—In exercise of the powers conferred by Section 32 read with Section 295 of the Income-tax Act, 1961 (43 of 1961), the Central Board of Direct Taxes, hereby, makes the following rules to further amend the Income-tax Rules, 1962, namely:

1. Short title and commencement- (1) These rules may be called the Income-tax (9th Amendment) Rules, 2019.

(2) They shall be deemed to have come into force with effect from the 23rd day of August, 2019.

2. In the Income-tax Rules, 1962, in the NEW APPENDIX I, in the Table, in PART A relating to TANGIBLE ASSETS, in item III relating to MACHINERY AND PLANT, –

(a) for sub-item (2) and entries relating thereto, the following shall be substituted, namely:-

Block of Assets

Depreciation allowed as per percentage of written down value

1

2

“(2) (i) Motor cars, other than those used in a business of running them on hire, acquired or put to use on or after the 1st day of April, 1990 except those covered under entry (ii);

(ii) Motor cars, other than those used in a business of running them on hire, acquired on or after the 23rd day of August, 2019 but before the 1st day of April, 2020 and is put to use before the 1st day of April, 2020.

15

 

 

 

 

30”;

 

Block of Assets

Depreciation allowed as per percentage of written down value

1

2

“(ii) (a) Motor buses, motor lorries and motor taxis used in a business of running them on hire other than those covered under entry (b).

(b) Motor buses, motor lorries and motor taxis used in a business of running them on hire, acquired on or after the 23rd day of August, 2019 but before the 1st day of April, 2020 and is put to use before the 1st day of April, 2020.

30

 

 

 

 

45”;


Ministry of Finance

[Notification dt. 20-09-2019]

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