(Last Updated On: June 14, 2018)
Cost of inflation index (CII) for FY 2018-19
The cost of inflation index (CII) has been notified by the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) every year. CII is used to compute Long term capital gains wherein the cost of acquisition/improvement is indexed with reference to the applicable CII of the relevant year. CBDT has notified ‘280’ as CII for the Financial Year 2018-19.
MINISTRY OF FINANCE
(Department of Revenue)
(Central Board of Direct Taxes)
New Delhi, the 13th June, 2018
S.O. 2413(E).— In exercise of the powers conferred by clause (v) of the Explanation to section 48 of the
Income-tax Act, 1961 (43 of 1961), the Central Government hereby makes the following further amendments in the
notification of the Government of India, Ministry of Finance (Department of Revenue), Central Board of Direct Taxes, published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, vide number S.O. 1790(E), dated the 5th June, 2017,
2. In the said notification, in the Table, after serial number 17, the following serial number and entries relating
thereto, shall be inserted, namely:-
Sl. No. Financial Year Cost Inflation Index
3. This notification shall come into force with effect from 1st day of April, 2019 and shall accordingly apply to the
Assessment Year 2019-20 and subsequent years.
PRAVIN RAWAL, Director (TPL)
Note:- The principal notification was published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part II, Section 3, Sub-section(ii), vide number S.O. 1790(E), dated the 5th June, 2017.
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