Is Tax deducted is income received? Credit for tax deducted? Section 198 and 199 of Income Tax Act 1961

Tax deducted is income received and Credit for tax deducted are defined under section 198 and 199 of Income Tax Act 1961. Provisions under these Sections are :

 

Section 198 of Income Tax Act "Tax deducted is income received"

Section 198. All sums deducted in accordance with the foregoing provisions of this Chapter shall, for the purpose of computing the income of an assessee, be deemed to be income received :

Provided that the sum being the tax paid, under sub-section (1A) of section 192 for the purpose of computing the income of an assessee, shall not be deemed to be income received.

 

Section 199 of Income Tax Act "Credit for tax deducted"

Section 199. (1) Any deduction made in accordance with the foregoing pro-visions of this Chapter and paid to the Central Government shall be treated as a payment of tax on behalf of the person from whose income the deduction was made, or of the owner of the security, or of the depositor or of the owner of property or of the unit-holder, or of the shareholder, as the case may be.

(2) Any sum referred to in sub-section (1A) of section 192 and paid to the Central Government shall be treated as the tax paid on behalf of the person in respect of whose income such payment of tax has been made.

(3) The Board may, for the purposes of giving credit in respect of tax deducted or tax paid in terms of the provisions of this Chapter, make such rules9 as may be necessary, including the rules for the purposes of giving credit to a person other than those referred to in sub-section (1) and sub-section (2) and also the assessment year for which such credit may be given.

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