MINISTRY OF FINANCE
(Department Of Revenue)
(CENTRAL BOARD OF DIRECT TAXES)
New Delhi, the 05th October, 2016
[Notification No. 90 /2016/F.No.370142/26/2016-TPL]
S.O. 3150 (E).— In exercise of the powers conferred by section 295 read with sub-section (2) of section 270AA 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. (1) These rules may be called the Income–tax ( 25th Amendment) Rules, 2016.
(2) They shall come into force on the 1st day of April, 2017.
2. In the Income-tax Rules, 1962 (hereinafter referred to as the said rules), after rule 128, following rule shall be inserted, namely:-
“129. Form of application under section 270AA.-
An application to the Assessing Officer to grant immunity from imposition of penalty under section 270A and from initiation of proceedings under section 276C or section 276CC shall be made in Form No.68.”.
3. In the said rules, in Appendix-II, after Form No.67, the following form shall be inserted, namely:-
Form of application under section 270AA(2) of the Income-tax Act, 1961