Explanatory Notes to the Provisions of the Finance Act, 2011

Amendments at a Glance

Section/Schedule

Particulars/Paragraph number

  

Finance Act, 2011

First Schedule

Rate Structure

  

Income-tax Act, 1961

2(15)

Definition of “charitable purpose

10(45)

Exemption of certain perquisites of chairman and members of Union Public Service Commission

10(46), 139(4C)(g)

Provision relating to exemption of a specified income of certain bodies or authorities or trust or board or commission

10(47), 139(4C)(h), 115A, 194LB

Infrastructure Debt Fund

35(2AA)

Weighted deduction for contribution made for approved scientific research programme

35AD

Investment-linked deduction in respect of specified business

80CCE, 36(1),40A(9)

Tax benefits for New Pension System (NPS)

80CCF

Deduction for investment in long-term infrastructure bonds

80-IA(4)(iv)

Extension of sunset clause for tax holiday for power sector

80-IB(9)

Deduction in respect of pr
ofits and gains from undertakings engaged in commercial production of mineral oil

92C, 92CA, 92CA(7), 139

Rationalization of provision relating to Transfer Pricing

94A

Tool box of counter measures in respect of transactions with persons located in a Non-co-operative jurisdiction

115BBD

Taxation of certain foreign dividends at a reduced rate

115R(2)

Tax on Distributed Income to unit holders

115JB

Minimum Alternate Tax

115JB(6), 115-0(6), 10(34)

Provisions relating to Minimum Alternate Tax (MAT) and Dividend Distribution Tax (DDT) in case of Special Economic Zones

115JC, 115JD, 115JE, 115JF

Alternate Minimum Tax for certain Limited Liability Partnerships

131,133

Collection of information on requests received from tax authorities outside India

139, 296

Exemption to a class or classes of persons from furnishing a return of income

143

Centralized Processing of Returns

153,153B

Extension of time-limit for assessments in case of exchange of information

245C(1)

Modification in the condition for filing an application before the Settlement Commission

245D(4)

Power of the Settlement Commission to rectify its orders

282B

Omission of the requirement of quoting of Document Identification Number

285

Reporting requirement by certain non-residents

Fourth Schedule

Recognition to Provident Funds – Extension of time-limit for obtaining Exemption from EPFO

  

Wealth-tax Act, 1957

22D

Procedure on receipt of an application for settlement of cases

  

Special Economic Zones Act, 2005

Second Schedule

Modifications to the Income-tax Act

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