INCOME-TAX NOTIFICATION NO.55

INCOME-TAX NOTIFICATION NO.55

MINISTRY OF FINANCE
(Department of Revenue)
[CENTRAL BOARD OF DIRECT TAXES]
NOTIFICATION
New Delhi, the 28th July, 2020
INCOME-TAX

G.S.R. 469(E).—In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (7) of section 115UB read
with section 295 of the Income-tax Act, 1961 (43 of 1961), the Central Board of Direct Taxes hereby
makes the following rules further to amend the Income-tax Rules, 1962, namely:-

  1. Short title and commencement.—(1) These rules may be called the Income-tax (18th Amendment)
    Rules, 2020.
    (2) They shall come into force on the date of their publication in the Official Gazette.
  2. In the Income-tax Rules, 1962,-
    (a) for rule 12CB, the following rule shall be substituted, namely:-
    “12CB. Statement under sub-section (7) of section 115UB.—(1) The statement of income
    paid or credited by an investment fund to its unit holder shall be furnished by the person
    responsible for crediting or making payment of the income on behalf of an investment fund and
    the investment fund to the-
    (i) unit holder by 30th day of June of the financial year following the previous year during
    which the income is paid or credited in Form No. 64C after generating and downloading the
    same from the web portal specified by the Principal Director General of Income-tax
    (Systems) or the Director General of Income-tax (Systems) or the person authorised by him
    and duly verified by the person paying or crediting the income on behalf of the investment
    fund in the manner indicated therein; and
    (ii) Principal Commissioner or the Commissioner of Income-tax, as the case may be, within
    whose jurisdiction the Principal office of the investment fund is situated by 15th day of June
    of the financial year following the previous year during which the income is paid or
    credited, electronically under digital signature, in Form No. 64D duly verified by an
    accountant in the manner indicated therein.
    (2) The Principal Director General of Income-tax (Systems) or the Director General of Incometax (Systems), as the case may be, shall specify the,-

(i) procedure for filing of Form No. 64D and shall also be responsible for evolving and
implementing appropriate security, archival and retrieval policies in relation to the
statements of income paid or credited so furnished under this rule; and
(ii) procedure, formats and standards for generation and download of statement in Form No.
64C from the web portal specified by him or by the person authorised by him and he shall
be responsible for the day-to-day administration in relation to the generation and download
of certificates from the web portal specified by him or the person authorised by him.”
(b) in Appendix-II, for Form No. 64C and 64D, the following Forms shall be substituted, namely: –
“FORM NO. 64C
[See clause (i) of sub-rule (1) of rule 12CB )]
Statement of income distributed by an investment fund to be provided to the unit holder under
section 115UB of the Income-tax Act, 1961

  1. Name of the unit holder:
  2. Address of the unit holder:
  3. Permanent Account Number/AADHAAR of the unit holder:
  4. Previous year ending:
  5. Name and address of the Investment Fund:
  6. Permanent Account Number of the Investment Fund:
  7. Details of the income or loss [after ignoring the loss under clause (ii) of sub-section (2) of section
    115UB] paid or credited by the Investment Fund to the unit holder during the previous year:

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