Question ID :
Allowability of electricity supply connection charges paid to State Electricity Board
Whether Rs. 14 lakhs paid by an assessee to WBSEDCL (W.B. State Electricity Development Corporation Ltd.) towards installation of electric poles, cable laying and transmitter for new industrial electric supply connection at his newly constructed rice mill (based on their quotation). The poles, cables and transmitter shall continue to be the property of the WBSEDCL. Commercial production has not yet been commenced in the rice mill.
Whether the expenditure shall be debited in full in the profit & loss account of the assessee in the year of payment and the same is allowable as revenue expenditure u/s 37(1) of the Income Tax Act, 1961?
Please reply. With regards!
ALOK NATH SAHA
Apr 27 2023 12:00AM