CBDT's clarification on allowance of depericiation in BOT contracts

0 comments Wednesday, April 30, 2014
CIRCULAR NO. 9/2014 [F.NO.225/182/2013/ITA.II], DATED 23-4-2014
It has come to the notice of the Board that disputes have arisen as to whether the expenditure incurred on development and construction of infrastructural facilities like roads/highways on Build-Operate-Transfer ('BOT') basis with right to collect toll is entitled for depreciation under section 32(1)(ii) of the Act or the same can be amortized by treating it as an allowable business expenditure under the relevant provisions of the Income-tax Act, 1961 ('Act').
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