The Indian Government has enacted the Black Money Act, 2015 i.e. the BMA. The Black Money Bill has received the assent of the President on the 26th May 2015.
The BMA is to make provisions to deal with the problems of the Black Money i.e. undisclosed foreign income and assets, the procedure for dealing with such income and assets and to provide to imposition of tax on any undisclosed foreign income and asset held outside India and for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto.
Extending to whole of India [including J&K], the BMA comes into effect from 1st July 2015 and is applicable for assessment year [‘AY’] 2016-17 relevant to the financial year 2015-16. The BMA has 7 chapters, 88 sections, 12 Rules and 7 forms. Read the rest of this entry »