Income Tax Act, 1967.

Chapter III

Expenses Allowances and Benefits in Kind

Expenses allowances.

116.—(1) Subject to the provisions of this Chapter, any sum paid in respect of expenses, by a body corporate to any of its directors or to any person employed by it in an employment to which this Chapter applies, shall, if not otherwise chargeable to income tax as income of that director or employee, be treated for the purposes of section 110 as a perquisite of the office or employment of that director or employee and included in the emoluments thereof assessable to income tax (including sur-tax) accordingly, but nothing in this subsection shall prevent a claim for a deduction being made under Rule 3 of Schedule 2 in respect of any money expended wholly, exclusively and necessarily in performing the duties of the office or employment.

(2) The reference in subsection (1) to any sum paid in respect of expenses includes a reference to any sum put by a body corporate at the disposal of a director or employee and paid away by him.