What is Tax on non-resident sportsmen or sports associations? What is Tax on income from units of an open-ended equity oriented fund of the Unit Trust of India or of Mutual Funds? Section 115BBA and 115BBB of Income Tax Act 1961

Tax on non-resident sportsmen or sports associations and Tax on income from units of an open-ended equity oriented fund of the Unit Trust of India or of Mutual Funds are defined under sections 115BBA and 115BBB of Income Tax Act 1961. Provisions under these Sections are :

Section 115BBA of Income Tax Act "Tax on non-resident sportsmen or sports associations"

Section 115BBA. (1) Where the total income of an assessee,-

(a) being a sportsman (including an athlete), who is not a citizen of India and is a non-resident, includes any income received or receivable by way of-

(i) participation in India in any game (other than a game the winnings wherefrom are taxable under section 115BB) or sport; or
(ii) advertisement; or

(iii) contribution of articles relating to any game or sport in India in newspapers, magazines or journals; or

(b) being a non-resident sports association or institution, includes any amount guaranteed to be paid or payable to such association or institution in relation to any game (other than a game the winnings wherefrom are taxable under section 115BB) or sport played in India; or

(c) being an entertainer, who is not a citizen of India and is a non-resident, includes any income received or receivable from his performance in India,

the income-tax payable by the assessee shall be the aggregate of-
(i) the amount of income-tax calculated on income referred to in clause (a) or clause (b) or clause (c) at the rate of twenty per cent; and
(ii) the amount of income-tax with which the assessee would have been chargeable had the total income of the assessee been reduced by the amount of income referred to in clause (a) or clause (b) or clause (c) :

 

Provided that no deduction in respect of any expenditure or allowance shall be allowed under any provision of this Act in computing the income referred to in clause (a) or clause (b) or clause (c).

(2) It shall not be necessary for the assessee to furnish under sub-section (1) of section 139 a return of his income if-

(a) his total income in respect of which he is assessable under this Act during the previous year consisted only of income referred to in clause (a) or clause (b) or clause (c) of sub-section (1); and

(b) the tax deductible at source under the provisions of Chapter XVII-B has been deducted from such income.

 

Section 115BBB of Income Tax Act "Tax on income from units of an open-ended equity oriented fund of the Unit Trust of India or of Mutual Funds"

Section 115BBB. (1) Where the total income of an assessee includes any income from units of an open-ended equity oriented fund of the Unit Trust of India or of a Mutual Fund, the income-tax payable shall be the aggregate of-


(a) the amount of income-tax calculated on income from units of an open-ended equity oriented fund of the Unit Trust of India or of a Mutual Fund, at the rate of ten per cent; and
(b) the amount of income-tax with which the assessee would have been chargeable had his total income been reduced by the amount of income referred to in clause (a).


(2) Nothing contained in sub-section (1) shall apply in relation to any income from units of an open-ended equity oriented fund of the Unit Trust of India or of the Mutual Fund arising after the 31st day of March, 2003.


Explanation.-For the purposes of this section, the expressions "Mutual Fund", "open-ended equity oriented fund" and "Unit Trust of India" shall have the meanings respectively assigned to them in the Explanation to section 115T.

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