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15CA and 15CB Filings

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15CA 15CB Filings

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    What are Form 15CA and Form 15CB?

    Get acquainted with Form 15CA and 15CB: A simplified explanation

    Form 15CA and Form 15CB are essential forms required to report payments made by residents to non-residents under the Income Tax Act.

    • Form 15CAA declaration made by the person making payment to a non-resident, stating that tax has been deducted from the payment. It is not required if the remittance/payment to a non-resident is not taxable.
    • Form 15CBA certificate issued by a Chartered Accountant, certifying compliance with the Double Taxation Avoidance Agreement and Income Tax Act regarding tax deductions for taxable payments exceeding Rs. 5 lakhs.

    Revised Rules for Submission of Form 15CA and 15CB Filings

    Effective from April 1, 2016, the rules for Form 15CA and 15CB have been revised. The key changes include:
    • Exemption from submitting Forms 15CA and 15CB for certain remittances not requiring RBI approval.
    • Expansion of the list of payments exempt from Form 15CA and 15CB from 28 to 33, including import payments.
    • Form 15CB is now required for taxable payments exceeding INR 5 lakhs to non-residents.

    Applicability of Form 15CA or 15CB

    The applicability of these forms depends on various factors:
    • No forms required if the remittance is not taxable.
    • Only Part D of Form 15CA needs to be submitted for remittances covered by specified exemptions.
    • Form 15CA - Part A is required for remittances below INR 5 lakhs in a financial year.
    • Form 15CA - Part C and Form 15CB need to be submitted for remittances exceeding INR 5 lakhs.
    • Form 15CA - Part B is required when a certificate under the Income Tax Act has been obtained.

    How to File Form 15CA and 15CB?

    Step-by-step guide to filing Form 15CA and 15CB
    • Login to the income tax e-filing portal using valid credentials.
    • Go to "e-File" > "Income Tax Forms" > "File Income Tax Forms".
    • Select the desired form (15CA or 15CB) and proceed.
    • Enter the necessary details and verify the form.
    • Complete the e-verification process.
    • After successful verification, a transaction ID and acknowledgment number will be generated.

    Penalties for Non-filing of Form 15CA and 15CB

    Be aware of the consequences

    Failure to file Form 15CA or 15CB can result in a penalty of Rs. 1 lakh for each default.

    Highlights of the New Rule for Form 15CA and 15CB

    What you need to know
    • Form 15CB is not required for small payments when Part A of Form 15CA is filled.
    • The list of payments exempt from information submission has been expanded.
    • An order or certificate from the Assessing Officer or a Chartered Accountant's certificate may be required for other payments.
    • Form 15CA must be furnished to the authorized dealer before remitting the payment.