In exercise of the powers conferred by section 295 of the Income-tax Act, 1961 (43 of 1961), the Central Board of Direct Taxes hereby makes the following rules further to amend the Income-tax Rules, 1962, namely :-
1. (1) These rules may be called the Income-tax (Twelfth Amendment) Rules, 2009.
(2) They shall come into force on the date of their publication in the Official Gazette.
2. In sub-rule (2) of rule 11N of the Income-tax Rules, 1962,-
(i) in clause (i), the figure 250 shall be substituted with the figures 3000,
(ii) in clause (ii), the work, text shall be submitted with the works, air conditioned taxi,
(iii) clause (iii) shall be deleted,
(iv) clause (iv) shall be substituted with the following, namely :-
The out-station Chairman or Member may stay and claim reimbursement of rent in any State guest house or for single room in medium range ITDC hotel like Lodi Hotel, Qutab Hotel, Janpath Hotel, Ashoka Yatri Niwas or State Government run tourist hotels/hostels or residential accommodation provided by registered societies like India international Centre or India Habitat Centre. They would separately be entitled for reimbursement of food allowance at the rate of Rs. 500/- per day.