Relief u/s 54EC available if investment made within 6 months of receipt of consideration instead of date of transfer

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Pune ITAT in Mahesh Nemichandra Ganeshwade vs ITO taking a liberal view on section 54EC has held that investment u/s 54EC can be made within 6 months from the date of receipt of consideration if the same could not be made  within 6 months from the date of transfer of the capital asset.

ITAT relying upon the circular No. 791 dated 02.6.2000 of CBDT wherein CBDT has held in the context of capital gains arising u/s 45(2), that though the transfer arises in the year of conversion of a capital asset into stock-in-trade, the period of 6 months for investment u/s 54E has to be reckoned from the date of sale of the stock-in-trade, allowed the exemption u/s 54EC in such case.
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