[Credit for tax collected at source for the purposes of sub-section (4) of section 206C.

37-I. (1) Credit for tax collected at source and paid to the Central Government in accordance with provisions of section 206C of the Act, shall be given to the person from whom the tax has been collected, on the basis of the information relating to collection of tax furnished by the person responsible for collection of tax at source (hereinafter referred to as the collector) to the income-tax authority or the person authorised by such authority.

(2) (i) Where tax has been collected at source and paid to the Central Government, credit for such tax shall be given for the assessment year for which the income is assessable to tax.

(ii) Where tax has been collected at source and paid to the Central Government and the lease or license is relatable to more than one year, credit for tax collected at source shall be allowed across those years to which the lease or license relates in the same proportion.

1[(2A) Notwithstanding anything contained in sub-rule (2), for the purposes of sub- section (1F) or, sub-section (1G) or, sub-section (1H) of section 206C, credit for tax collected at source shall be given to the person from whose account tax is collected and paid to the Central Government account for the assessment year relevant to the previous year in which such tax collection is made]

(3) Credit for tax collected at source and paid to the account of the Central Government shall be granted on the basis of—

(i)   the information relating to collection of tax furnished by the collector to the income-tax authority or the person authorised by such authority; and
(ii)   the information in the return of income in respect of the claim for the credit,

subject to verification in accordance with the risk management strategy formulated by the Board from time to time.]