Exceptions to Section 269ST – Notification No.57/2017

In exercise of the powers conferred by clause (iii) of the proviso to section 269ST of the Income-tax Act, 1961 (43 of 1961), the Central Government hereby specifies that the provision of section 269ST shall not apply to the following, namely:-

(a) receipt by a business correspondent on behalf of a banking company or co-operative bank, in accordance with the guidelines issued by the Reserve Bank of India;

(b) receipt by a white label automated teller machine operator from retail outlet sources on behalf of a banking company or co-operative bank, in accordance with the authorisation issued by the Reserve Bank of India under the Payment and Settlement Systems Act, 2007 (51 of 2007);

(c) receipt from an agent by an issuer of pre-paid payment instruments, in accordance with the authorisation issued by the Reserve Bank of India under the Payment and Settlement Systems Act, 2007 (51 of 2007);

(d) receipt by a company or institution issuing credit cards against bills raised in respect of one or more credit cards;

(e) receipt which is not includible in the total income under clause (17A) of section 10 of the Income-tax Act, 1961.

2. The notification shall be deemed to have come into force with effect from the 1st day of April, 2017.

[Notification No. 57 /2017, F.No.370142/10/2017-TPL]

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