28. Income from business or profession.-
(1) The following income of an assessee shall be classified and computed under the head "Income from business or profession", namely :-
(a) profits and gains of any business or profession carried on, or deemed to be carried on, by the assessee at any time during the income year;
(b) income derived from any trade or professional association or other association of like nature on account of specific services performed for its members;
(c) value of any benefit or perquisite, whether convertible into money or not, arising from business or the exercise of a profession;
(d) the amount, the value of the benefit and the trading liability referred to in section 19(15);
(e) the excess amount referred to in section 19(16);
(f) the excess amount referred to in section 19(18);
(g) the sale proceeds referred to in section 19(20);
1[(h) the amount of income under section 19(20);
Explanation.- Where speculative transactions carried on by an assessee are of such a nature as to constitute a business, the business (hereinafter referred to as "speculation business") shall be deemed to be distinct and separate from any other business.
(2) Notwithstanding anything contained in this Ordinance,-
(a) the profits and gains of any business of insurance and the tax payable thereon shall be computed in accordance with the provisions of the Fourth Schedule;
(b) the profits and gains from the exploration and production of petroleum (including natural gas) and the tax payable thereon shall be computed in accordance with the provisions of Part A of the Fifth Schedule;
(c) the profits and gains of any business which consists of, or includes, the exploration and extraction of such mineral deposits of a wasting nature (not being petroleum and natural gas) as may be specified in this behalf by the Government, carried on by an assessee in Bangladesh shall be computed in accordance with the provisions of Part B of the Fifth Schedule.
2[(3) Notwithstanding anything to the contrary contained in any other provisions of this Ordinance, in the case of 3[Bangladesh Development Bank Ltd.] 4[, Investment Corporation of Bangladesh] 5[,any financial institution] and any commercial bank including the Bangladesh Krishi Bank and Rajshahi Krishi Unnayan Bank, the income by way of interest in relation to such categories of bad or doubtful debts as the Bangladesh Bank may classify in the income year in which it is credited to its profit and loss account for that year or, as the case may be, in which it is actually received, whichever is earlier.].
1 Ins. by F.A. 1994
2 Ins. by F.A. 1996
3 Subs. for "Bangladesh Shilpa Bank or Bangladesh Shilpa Rin Sangstha" by F.A. 2014
4 Ins. by F.A. 1999
5 Ins by F. A. 2015
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