Income Tax on Disability Pension for Defence Forces Personnel – Status Quo by Hon’ble Supreme Court on the recovery reg – PCDA Circular No. 211
Principal Controller of Defence Accounts (Pensions)
Date-3rd March, 2020
- The Chief Accountant, RBI,Deptt. Of Govt.Bank Accounts Central office C-7,Second Floor, Bandre-Kurla Complex, P.B No.8143,Bandre East Mumbai-400051
- The Director of Treasuries of all States
- The A.G.Ms, CPPCs of all Public Sector Banks including IDBI
- The Nodal Officers (ICICI/AXIS/HDFC Bank)
- The CDA(PD),Belvidere Complex,Audhpath, Meerut Cantt-10
- The CDA(PD) Chennai
- Pay & Accounts OffICETS…………….
- Military and Air Attache, Indian Embassy Kathmandu, Nepal
- The all D.P.D.Os
- Director of Accounts……….
- The Post Master Kathua (J&K)
Sub:- Income Tax on Disability Pension for Defence Forces Personnel -reg.
Ref:-This office Circular No. 210 dated 20.02.2020, bearing letter No. AT/Tech/228/Vol-IX dated 20.02.2020.
In supersession of this office Circular No. 210 dated 20.02.2020, directives on the subject as received from MoD (Finance) vide ID No. PC(01)to No.25(06)/2015 dated 02.03.2020 through office of the CGDA are enclosed for necessary action.
Encl: As above.
Ministry of Defence
Sub:-Income Tax on Disability Pension for Defence Forces Personnel-reg.
Hon’ble Supreme Court vide its order dated 30.08.2019 (copy enclosed), has directed the parties concerned to maintain status quo in the subject matter.
2. In view of the directions of the Hon’ble Supreme Court, PCDA(P), Allahabad may be advised to issue a Circular to the Pension Disbursing Agencies not to make recovery of the Income Tax on disability pension as per CBDT circular No. 13 dated 24th June 2019 disseminated to the PDAs vide PCDA(P) Circular No. 210 No. 210 No. At/Tech/228/Vol.IX dated 20.02.2020. till a final decision is taken by the Hon’ble Supreme Court in the matter.
3. This issues with the approval of Secretary (Defence/Finance)
o/o The CGDA,
MoD(Finance/Pension) ID. No. PC (01) to No. 25(06)/2015 dated 02/03 2020.
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