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Country-by-Country Report (CbCR) for Transfer Pricing Under Section 286 of the Income Tax Act

Finance Act, 2016 introduced a new Section - Section 286 of Income-tax Act, 1961 (the Act) providing for furnishing of Country-by-Country Report (CbCR) in respect of an International Group. Further, Section 92D of the Act which contained provisions for preparing TP documentation is also amended to provide for keeping and maintaining of Master File. The compliances for FY 2016-17, if the above provisions are applicable to the Group are to be completed by 31st March, 2018.   


A brief overview of thresholds for applicability and forms to be filed is summarized hereunder:



Applicability to MNC Group

Forms applicable

Due Dates for FY 2016-17



(Section 92D rw Rule 10DA)

  1. Consolidated Group Revenue exceeds Rs 500 Crores; AND
  1. Form 3CEAA

(PART A applicable to all MNCs irrespective of thresholds)

  1. Form 3CEAB


31st March, 2018





1st March, 2018

  1. a) Aggregate value of international transactions exceeds Rs 50 Crores;or

    b) Purchases/ Sale/ transfer/ lease/use of intangible exceeds 10 crores 


CbC Reporting

(Section 286 rw Rule 10DB)



Consolidated Group Revenue exceeds Rs 5500 Crores.

  1. Form 3CEAC
  2. Form 3CEAD
  3. Form 3CEAE


31st January, 2018

31st March, 2018

31st March, 2018



We have summarized the above provisions and requirements of rules in the attachments as under:

  1. Deadlines for the master file and CBCR Compliances.
  2. Forms and details to be filed.
  3. Checklist of information to be collated or created.
  4. Procedure and risk assessment for MF and CBCR compliances.
  5. Penal Consequences of non filing.








Download file: 1252900712Form 3CEAD - Reporting by Parent Company or ARE.PDF

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