Deduction of Profits&Gains is allow


Deduction of Profits&Gains is allow

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Extension of the sunset date under section 80-IA for the power sector [Section 80-IA]

Extension of the sunset date under section 80-IA for the power sector [Section 80-IA] [W.e.f. A.Y. 2015- 16]

 

Under the existing provisions of section 80-lA(4)(iv) of the Income-tax Act, a deduction of profits and gains is allowed to an undertaking which,— (a) is set up for the generation and distribution of power if it begins to generate power at anytime during the period beginning on 1- 04-1993 and ending on 31- 03-2014; (b) starts transmission or distribution by laying a network of new transmission or distribution lines at any time during the period beginning on 1- 04-1999 and ending on 31- 03-2014; (c) undertakes substantial renovation and modernization of existing network of transmission or distribution lines at any time during the period beginning on 01- 04-2004 and ending on 31-03- 2014. With a view to provide further time to the undertakings to commence the eligible activity to avail the tax incentive, the Act has amended the above provisions to extend the terminal date for a further period up to 31- 03-2017 i.e. till the end of the 12th Five Year Plan.BACK

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