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[TO BE PUBLISHED IN PART-II, SECTION 3 OF SUB-SECTION II OF THE GAZETTE OF INDIA]

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF FINANCE
DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE
CENTRAL BOARD OF DIRECT TAXES
NEW DELHI

NOTIFICATION NO

53/2017, Dated: June 16, 2017

S.O. 1927(E). - In exercise of the powers conferred by section 295 read with sub-section (9) of section 92CC 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 (16th Amendment) Rules, 2017.

(2) They shall come into force from the date of their publication in the Official Gazette.

2. In the Income-tax Rules, 1962, in Appendix II, in Form No. 3CED, under sub-heading “General”, -

(i) for item 3, following item shall be substituted, namely:-

“3. Particular(s) of the Associated Enterprises with whom the APA is requested for:
a. Name(s) of the Associated Enterprise(s):  
b. Name(s) of the country(ies) in which the associated enterprises mentioned in clause (a) are located:  
c. Taxpayer Registration Number/ Taxpayer Identification Number/ Functional equivalent/ Any unique number used for identification of the Associated Enterprise by the Government of that country/specified territory in which the Associated Enterprise claims to be located:”;  

(ii) for item 4, the following item shall be substituted, namely: -

“4. Particulars of the Parent Company(ies) of the applicant:
a. Name of Immediate parent company of applicant:  
b. Name(s) of the country(ies) in which the associated enterprises mentioned in clause (a) are located:  
c. Country of residence of Immediate parent company of applicant:  
d. Taxpayer Registration Number/ Taxpayer Identification Number/ Functional equivalent/Any unique number used for identification of the Immediate parent company by the Government of that country/specified territory of which it claims to be a resident:  
e. Name of Ultimate parent company of applicant:  
f. Address of Ultimate parent company of applicant:  
g. Country of residence of Ultimate parent company of applicant:  
h. Taxpayer Registration Number/ Taxpayer Identification Number/ Functional equivalent/ Any unique number used for identification of the Ultimate parent company by the Government of that country/specified territory of which it claims to be a resident:”;  

[F. No. 370142/34/2016-TPL]

(Rajesh Kumar Kedia)
Director (Tax Policy and Legislation)

Note : The principal rules were published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part-II, Section-3, Sub-section (ii) vide number S.O. 969 (E) dated the 26th March, 1962 and were last amended vide notification number G.S.R. 590(E), dated the 15th June, 2017.