Scholarship cost exempted from income tax

Scholarship cost exempted from income tax

Section 47 of Income Tax Ordinance, 2001 has exempted the cost incurred on any scholarship.

The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) issued the Income Tax Ordinance, 2001 updated up to June 30, 2021. The Ordinance incorporated amendments brought through Finance Act, 2021.  

Following is the text of Section 47 of the Income Tax Ordinance, 2001:

47. Scholarships.— Any scholarship granted to a person to meet the cost of the person’s education shall be exempt from tax under this Ordinance, other than where the scholarship is paid directly or indirectly by an associate.

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