2 year deferment for GARR was announced in Budget 2015-2016
Q. How many years deferment for General Anti-Avoidance Rules (GAAR) was announced in the Budget 2015-16?- Published on 20 Jul 15
a. 1 year
b. 2 year
c. 3 year
d. 4 year
ANSWER: 2 year
GAAR are framed to minimize tax avoidance, for example by siphoning off profits to tax havens. GAAR could be termed as a general set of rules enacted to limit tax avoidance. It was proposed by the Union Budget 2012-13. The finance bill 2012 introduced chapter X-A to the income Tax Act-1961. Tax avoidance rule GAAR was proposed to be effective from April 2015 for those claiming tax benefits of over Rs 3 crore but the present Finance Minister Arun Jaitley deferred the roll out of the GAAR by two years to April 1, 2017.