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Lump-sum lease premium or upfront lease charges not rent

Lump-sum lease premium or upfront lease charges not “rent” The Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) issued guidance to clarify that a lump-sum lease premium or one-time upfront lease charges that are not adjustable against periodic rent, paid or payable for acquisition of long-term leasehold rights over land or any other property, are not “rent,”… Read More »