Government of India / Ministry of Finance
Department of Revenue
Central Board of Direct Taxes
New Delhi dated the 24th April 2009
The benefit of enhanced depreciation on commercial vehicles has been extended up to
30th September 2009. Now, commercial vehicles acquired on or after 1st January 2009 and put to use
before the 1st October 2009 will be eligible for depreciation at the rate of 50 percent. The Central
Board of Direct Taxes have issued a notification vide S.O. 989(E) dated 21st April 2009 (Notification
No.37/2009/F.No.142/01/2009-TPL) to this effect, substituting the words “1st day of April 2009”
with the words “1st day of October 2009”.
Earlier, the benefit was made available for commercial vehicles acquired on or after 1st January
2009 and put to use before the 1st April 2009 vide a notification dated 19th January 2009.