This section is used to calculate deduction in case of those in Goods Transport Business

As per this section,if a person has upto 10 trucks,there is no need to maintain books of accounts

Flat 7500 per month will be treated as Business Income for each truck

The limit was same for Heavy goods vehicle(large truck) and light good vehicle(small truck)


Now in FY 2018-19(Assessment Year 2019-20)

Limit increased for Heavy goods vehicle

It will be Rs 1000/tonne of Gross vehicle weight or unladen weight per month

However for light motor vehicles,rates are same as 7500 pm



Truck Type EARLIER
Income per month per truck
Income per month per truck
Heavy goods Vehicle 7500 1000* No of tonnes
Others (Light Goods Vehicle) 7500 7500



Suppose a person has 2 trucks

One is Large Truck (Gross Vehicle Weight 25000 kg) 

Second is Small Trucks (Gross Vehicle Weight 7000 kg)

Both trucks are used through out the year

Calculate PGBP Income in FY 2017-18 AND FY 2018-19


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  1. Tax Practical
  2. Budget Amendments - Changes in 2019

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