Initial AY is the first year in which sec. 80-IA relief is claimed and not a year in which eligible business commences
ITAT Visakhapatnam Bench held that in order to claim deduction under section 80-IA, initial assessment year would mean first year opted by assessee for claiming deduction and not year in which eligible business was commenced.
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