Tax treatment of property owned by persons

Tax treatment of property owned by persons

Section 66 of Income Tax Ordinance, 2001 has explained tax treatment of a property owned by two or more persons.

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 66 of the Income Tax Ordinance, 2001:

66. Income of joint owners.—(1) For the purposes of this Ordinance and subject to sub-section (2), where any property is owned by two or more persons and their respective shares are definite and ascertainable –

(a) the persons shall not be assessed as an association of persons in respect of the property; and

(b) the share of each person in the income from the property for a tax year shall be taken into account in the computation of the person’s taxable income for that year.

(2) This section shall not apply in computing income chargeable under the head “Income from Business”.

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