. . 269ST – Tax Questions and Answers

Section: 269ST

  • Mode of undertaking transactions-Cash aggregate of Rs. 2 lakh or more

    A person can deposit / make payment otherwise than by account payee cheque or an account payee bank draft or use of electronic clearing system through a bank account to any Government, Banking Company, Post office Saving Bank or co-operative bank.

  • Mode of undertaking transactions.

    The object for introducing this provision has been explained in the Memorandum Explaining the Provisions relating to Direct Taxes. The Memorandum states that in India, the quantum of domestic black money is huge which adversely affects the revenue of the Government creating resource crunch for its various welfare programmes. Black money is generally transacted in cash and large amount of unaccounted wealth is stored and used in form of cash.