New IT Rules For 8AD on Computation of Capital Gain u/s 45(1B) of IT Act: CBDT Notifies

CBDT has notified the Income-tax (2nd Amendment) Rules, 2022 to insert new IT Rule ‘ 8AD on Computation of Capital Gain u/s 45(1B)‘, vide Notification 8/2022 dt. 18/01/2022.

New IT Rule 8AD on Computation of Capital Gain u/s 45(1B)

CBDT Income Tax Notification 8/2022 dt. 18/01/2022

G.S.R. 24(E).- In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (1B) of section 45, 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. Short title and commencement.-

(1) These rules may be called the Income-tax (2nd Amendment) Rules, 2022.

(2) They shall come into force from the date of their publication in the Official Gazette.

2. In the Income-tax Rules, 1962, after rule 8AC, the following rule shall be inserted, namely:-
8AD. Computation of capital gains for the purposes of sub-section (1B) of section 45:

(1) Where any person receives at any time during any previous year any amount under a specified unit-linked insurance policy, including the amount allocated by way of bonus on such policy, then,-

(i) where the amount is received for the first time under the specified unit-linked insurance policy during the previous year, the capital gains arising from receipt of such amount by such person during the previous year in which such amount is received shall be calculated in accordance with the formula-

A-B

where,-
A= the amount received for the first time under a specified unit-linked insurance policy during the previous year, including the amount allocated by way of bonus on such policy; and
B = the aggregate of the premium paid during the term of the specified unit-linked insurance policy till the date of receipt of the amount as referred to in “A‟;

(ii) where the amount is received under the specified unit-linked insurance policy during the previous year, at any time after the receipt of the amount as referred to in clause (i), the capital gains arising from receipt of such amount by such person during the previous year in which such amount is received shall be calculated in accordance to the formula,-

C-D

where, –
C= the amount received under a specified unit-linked insurance policy during the previous year, at any time after the receipt of the amount as referred to in clause (i), including the amount allocated by way of bonus on such policy excluding the amount that has already been considered for calculation of taxable amount under this sub-rule during the earlier previous year or years; and
D = the aggregate of the premium paid during the term of the specified unit-linked insurance policy till the date of receipt of the amount as referred to in “C‟ as reduced by the premium that has already been considered for calculation of taxable amount under this sub-rule during the earlier previous year or years.

(2) The capital gains as computed under clause (i) or clause (ii) of sub-rule (1) shall be deemed to be the capital gains arising from the transfer of a unit of an equity-oriented fund set up under a scheme of an insurance company comprising unit-linked insurance policies.

Explanation: For the purposes of this rule, the expression “specified unit-linked insurance policy” shall mean any unit-linked insurance policy referred to in sub-clause (c) of clause (14) of section 2 of the Act.

Note: The principal rules were published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part-II, Section 3, Subsection (ii) vide notification number S.O. 969(E), dt. 26/03/1962 and was last amended vide notification number G.S.R. 15(E), dt. 14/01/2022.

Note: The principal rules were published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part-II, Section 3, Subsection (ii) vide notification number S.O. 969(E), dated the 26th March 1962, and was last amended vide notification number G.S.R. 15(E), dated 14th January 2022.

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Disclaimer:- New IT Rule for 8AD on Computation of Capital Gain as notified by CBDT.

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