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The Finance Act, 1980

( ACT NO. XXIII Of 1980 )

Income tax
14. (1) Subject to the provisions of sub sections (2), (3), and (5), in making any assessment for the year beginning on the first day of July, 1980, income tax shall be charged at the rates as specified in Third Schedule.
 
 
 
 
(2) In making any assessment for the year beginning on the first day of July, 1980,-
 
 
 
 
(a) where the total income of an assessee, not being a company, includes any income chargeable under the head “Salaries” or any income chargeable under the head “Interest on Securities”, the income tax payable by the assessee on that part of his total income which consists of such inclusion shall be an amount bearing to the total amount of income tax payable according to the rates applicable under the operation of the Finance Act, 1979 (V of 1979), on his total income the same proportion as the amount of such inclusion bears to his total income; and
 
 
 
 
(b) where the total income of a company includes any profits and gains from life insurance business, the income tax payable by the company shall be reduced by an amount equal to 12.5 per cent of that part of its total income which consists of such inclusion.
 
 
(3) In making any assessment for the year beginning on the first day of July, 1980, where the assessee is a co operative society, the tax shall be payable at the rate specified in paragraph A, or clause (c) of sub paragraph (i) of paragraph B, of the Third Schedule, whichever treatment is more beneficial to the assessee:
 
 
 
 
Provided that in calculating for the purposes of this sub section, the amount of income tax at the rates specified in paragraph A of the third Schedule, no deduction in respect of any allowance or sums referred to in the proviso to the said paragraph shall be made.
 
 
 
 
(4) (a) In making any assessment for the year beginning on the first day of July, 1980, where the total income of an assessee not being a company to which the proviso to sub paragraph (i) of paragraph B of the Third Schedule does not apply, includes any profits and gains derived from the export of goods out of Bangladesh, income tax payable by him in respect of such profits and gains shall, subject to the provisions of clauses (b) and (c), be reduced by an amount computed in the manner specified hereunder:

 

Amount

(i)    Where the goods exported abroad had not been manufactured by the assessee who exported them:

30 per cent. of the income-tax attributable to export sales.

 

 

(a)   and where the export sales during the relevant year exceed the export sales of the preceding year:

Plus an additional 1 per cent. for every increase of 10 per cent. in export sales over those of the preceding year, subject to an overall maximum of 40 per cent.

(b)   and where the export sales during the relevant year do not exceed the export sales of the preceding year:

Minus 1 per cent. for every decrease of 10 per cent. in export sales from those of the preceding year, subject to an overall minimum of 20 per cent.

 

 

(ii)   Where the goods exported had been manufactured by the assessee who had exported them:

 

   

(a) where the export sales do not exceed 10 per cent. of the total sales:

Nil

 

 

(b)   where the export sales exceed 10 per cent. but do not exceed 20 per cent. of the total sales.

30 per cent. of the income-tax attributable to export sales.

 

 

(c)   where the export sales exceed 20 per cent. but do not exceed 30 per cent. of the total sales:

40 per cent. of the income-tax attributable to export sales.

 

 

(d) where the export sales exceed 30 per cent. of the total sales;

50 per cent. of the income-tax attributable to export sales.

 

 

(b)   Nothing contained in clause (a) shall apply in respect of the following goods or class of goods, namely:-

 

(i)    tea,

 

(ii)   raw jute,

 

(iii) jute manufacture,

 

(iv)  raw hides and skin and wet‑blue leather,

 

(v)   such other goods as may be notified by the National Board of Revenue from time to time.

 

(c)   The National Board of Revenue may make rules providing for the computation of profits and the tax attributable to export sales and for such other matters as may be necessary to give effect to the provisions of this sub‑section,

 

                (5) In cases to which section 17 of the Income tax Act, 1922 (XI of 1922), applies, the tax chargeable shall be determined as provided in that section but with reference to the rates imposed by sub-section (1), and in accordance, where applicable, with the provisions of sub-section (2).

 

                (6) For the purpose of making deduction of tax under section 18 of the Income‑tax Act, 1922 (XI of 1922), the rates specified in the

 

Third Schedule shall apply as respects the year beginning on the first day of July, 1980, and ending on the thirtieth day of June, 1981.

 

                (7) For the purposes of this section and of the rates of tax imposed thereby, the expression “total income” means total income as determined for the purposes of income‑tax in accordance with the provisions of the Income‑tax Act, 1922 (XI of 1922).

 


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