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INCOME-TAX NOTIFICATION NO.75

MINISTRY OF FINANCE
(Department of Revenue)
(CENTRAL BOARD OF DIRECT TAXE)
NOTIFICATION
New Delhi, the 22nd September, 2020
Incom-Tax

G.S.R. 574(E).-In exercise of the powers conferred by section 295 read with section 195 and rule 5 of
the First Schedule to 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 (21st Amendment) Rules,
    2020.
    (2) They shall come into force from the date of their publication in the Official Gazette.
  2. In the Income-tax Rules, 1962 (hereinafter referred to as the principal rules), in rule 29B,––
    (a) for the words “banking company”, wherever they occur, the words “banking company or an insurer”
    shall be substituted;
    (b) after sub-rule (5), the following explanation shall be inserted, namely ––
    “Explanation.–– for the purposes of this rule, “insurer” shall have the same meaning as assigned to
    it in sub-clause (d) of clause (9) of section 2 of the Insurance Act, 1939 (4 of 1938).”.
  3. In the principal rules, for Form 15C, the following form shall be substituted, namely,––

FORM NO 15C
[See rule 29B]

Application by a banking company or insurer for a certificate under section 195(3) of the Income – tax Act,
1961, for receipt of interest and other sums without deduction of tax
To
The Assessing Officer,

———————-

Sir,
I, ___, being the principal officer of _____ [name of the banking company or
insurer] hereby declare:
(a) that ______________is a banking company/insurer which is neither an Indian company nor a company which has made the prescribe d arrangements for the declaration and payment of dividends within India and which is operating in India through a branch(es) at_________________;
(b) that the head office of the said company or insurer is situated at ___ [name of the place
and country]

(c) that the said company or insurer is entitled to receive interest (other than ‘Interest on securities’) and
other sums not being dividends, chargeable under the provisions of the Income -tax Act, 1961, during
the financial year;
(d) that the company fulfills all the conditions laid down in rule 29B of the Income-tax Rules, 1962.
I, therefore, request that a certificate may be issued authorising the said company/insurer to receive interest other
than interest on securities (other than interest payable on securities referred to in proviso to section 193) and
other sums not being dividends, without deduction of tax under sub-section (1) of section 195 of the Income-tax
Act, 1961, during the financial year _. I hereby declare that what is stated in this application is
correct.

Signature

Date __________

Address ________”.

[Notification No. 75/2020/F. No. 370142/8/2020-TPL]
ANKIT JAIN, Under Secy. (Tax Policy and Legislation Division)

Note. The principal rules were published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part-II, Section 3, Sub-section (ii)
vide notification number S.O. 969(E), dated the 26th March, 1962 and was last amended vide notification
number G.S.R. 508 (E), dated 17.08.2020.

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