Deductions allowed under 'income from other sources'
The income, chargeable under the head 'income from other sources,' shall be computed after making the following deductions:
•In the case of interest on securities, any reasonable sum, paid by way of commission or remuneration to a banker or to any other person for the purpose of realizing such dividend or interest on behalf of the assessee;
•In the case of income, received by the assessee from his employees as contributions to any provident fund or Superannuation fund or any fund set up under the provisions of the Employees'' State Insurance Act, 1948, or any other fund for the welfare of such employees, which is chargeable to income tax under the head "Income from other sources" deductions so far, as may be in accordance with provisions of S 36(1) (va).
•In the case of income from machinery, plant or furniture belonging to the assessee and let on hire, if the income is not chargeable to income -- tax under the head "Profits and gains of business or profession or where an assessee lets on hire machinery, plant or furniture belonging to him and also buildings, and the letting of the buildings is inseparable from the letting of the said machinery, plant or furniture, the income from such letting, if it is not chargeable to income tax under the head "Profits and gains of business or profession", deductions, so far as may, be in accordance with the provisions of clause (a), clause (3)of Section 30, Section 31, and subsections (1) and (2) of Section 32 and subject to the provisions of S 38.
•In the case of income in the nature of family pension, a deduction of a sum equal to thirty three and one third per cent of such income or fifteen thousand rupees, whichever is less.
•Any other expenditure (not being capital expenditure) laid out or used wholly and exclusively for the purpose of making or earning such income.