Personal expenditure Allowance to transport system employee's exemption Increased
As per Income tax Act secion 10(14) exemption limit of various allowances has been prescribed under rule 2BB of income tax rules .One of them is allownace to transport system employee to meet perssonal exenditure during his duty performace .
Present rule is given as under
Allownce description:Any allowance granted to an employee working in any transport system to meet his personal expenditure during his duty performed in the course of running of such transport from one place to another place, provided that such employee is not in receipt of daily allowance
Exempted Amount :75 % of the allowance subject to 6000 Maximum
Now as per Income-tax (Eighth Amendment) Rules, 2010 - Amendment in Rule 2BB vide NOTIFICATION NO. 85/2010 [F. NO. 149/45/2010-SO (TPL)], DATED 22-11-2010 the maximum amount has been increased to 10000 with effect from 01.09.2008 (retrospectively effected)
complete Notification is given below
Income-tax (Eighth Amendment) Rules, 2010 - Amendment in Rule 2BB
NOTIFICATION NO. 85/2010 [F. NO. 149/45/2010-SO (TPL)], DATED 22-11-2010
In exercise of the powers conferred by section 295 read with clause (14) of section 10 of the Income-tax Act, 1961 (43 of 1961), the Central Board of Direct Taxes hereby makes the following rule further to amend Income-tax Rules, 1962, namely :—
1. (1) These Rule may be called the Income-tax (Eighth Amendment) Rules, 2010.
(2) They shall be deemed to have come into force retrospectively with effect from 1st day of September, 2008.
2. In the Income-tax Rules, 1962, in rule 2BB, in sub-rule (2), in the Table, against serial number 4, in column 4, for letters, figures and words “Rs. 6,000 per month” the letters, figures and words, “Rs. 10,000 per month” shall be substituted.