In exercise of the powers conferred by section 50CA and sub-section 2 of section 56 read with section 295 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 ( th Amendment), Rules, 2017.
(2) They shall come into force from the 1st day of April, 2018 and shall apply in relation to assessment year 2018-19 and subsequent years.
2. In the Income-tax Rules, 1962 (hereafter referred to as the Principal rules), for sub-clause (b) of clause (c) of sub-rule(1) of Rule 11UA, the following sub-clause shall be substituted, namely:-
“(b) the fair market value of unquoted equity shares shall be the value, on the valuation date, of such unquoted equity shares as determined in the following manner, namely:-
the fair market value of unquoted equity shares =(A+B+C+D – L)× (PV)/(PE) where,
A= book value of all the assets (other
than jewellery, artistic work, shares, securities and immovable property) as reduced by,- (i) any amount of income-tax paid, if any, less the amount of income-tax refund claimed, if any, and (ii) any amount shown as asset including the unamortised amount of deferred expenditure which does not represent the value of any asset;
B = the price which the jewellery and artistic work would fetch if sold in the open market on the basis of the valuation report obtained from a registered valuer;
C = fair market value of shares and securities as determined in the manner provided in this rule;
D = the value adopted or assessed or assessable by any authority of the government for the purpose of payment of stamp duty in respect of the immovable property.
L= book value of liabilities, but not including the following amounts, namely:-
(i) the paid-up capital in respect of equity shares;
(ii) the amount set apart for payment of dividends on preference shares and equity shares;
(iii) reserves and surplus, by whatever name called, even if the resulting figure is negative, other than those set apart towards depreciation;
(iv) any amount representing provision for taxation, other than amount of income-tax paid, if any, less the amount of income-tax claimed as refund, if any, to the extent of the excess over the tax payable with reference to the book profits in accordance with the law applicable thereto;
(v) any amount representing provisions made for meeting liabilities, other than ascertained liabilities;
(vi) any amount representing contingent liabilities other than arrears of dividends payable in respect of cumulative preference shares;
PE = total amount of paid up equity share capital as shown in the balance-sheet;
PV= the paid up value of such equity shares;”
3. In the principal rules, in Chapter H, after Rule 11UA, the following Rule shall be inserted, namely:-
“11UAA. For the purposes of section 50CA, the fair market value of the share, not being a quoted share, shall be determined in the manner provided in sub-clause (b) of clause (c) of sub-rule(1) of Rule 11UA .”