Meaning of “Against the income…. In respect of any other capital asset”

Case Name : ITO vs. Ram kumar agarwal 

Citation : [1992] 42 ITD  270 (cal. – Trib.)

Court : Kolkata high court

Section : 70 to 79

Meaning : The words used in section 70(2)(i) ‘against the income, if any, as arrived at under a similar computation made for the assessment year in respect of any other capital asset’, can only refer to short-term capital gains arising in the same assessment year on the sale of any other short-term capital asset.

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