What is Demerger? What is the Effect of temporarily ceasing to operate qualifying ships? Section 115VZ and 115VZA of Income Tax Act 1961

Demerger and Effect of temporarily ceasing to operate qualifying ships are defined under sections 115VZ and 115VZA of Income Tax Act 1961. Provisions under these Sections are :

Section 115VZ of Income Tax Act "Demerger"

115VZ. Where in a scheme of demerger, the demerged company transfers its business to the resulting company before the expiry of the option for tonnage tax scheme, then, subject to the other provisions of this Chapter, the tonnage tax scheme shall, as far as may be, apply to the resulting company for the unexpired period if it is a qualifying company:

Provided that the option for tonnage tax scheme in respect of the demerged company shall remain in force for the unexpired period of the tonnage tax scheme if it continues to be a qualifying company.

 

Section 115VZA of Income Tax Act "Effect of temporarily ceasing to operate qualifying ships"

Section 115VZA. (1) A temporary cessation (as against permanent cessation) of operating any qualifying ship by a company shall not be considered as a cessation of operating of such qualifying ship and the company shall be deemed to be operating such qualifying ship for the purposes of this Chapter.

(2) Where a qualifying company continues to operate a ship, which temporarily ceases to be a qualifying ship, such ship shall not be considered as a qualifying ship for the purposes of this Chapter.

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