If the following conditions are satisfied then prescribed movable property received by an individual or HUF will be charged to tax :
Prescribed movable property is acquired by an individual or HUF.
The aggregate fair market value of such properties acquired by the taxpayer during the year exceeds the consideration of these properties by more than Rs. 50,000. In other words, the aggregate fair market value of all such properties is higher than the consideration and the difference is more than Rs. 50,000.
Prescribed movable property means shares/securities, jewellery, archaeological collections, drawings, paintings, sculptures or any work of art and bullion, being capital asset of the taxpayer.
Considering the above definition, nothing will be charged to tax if any movable property (other than those covered in the above definition) is received for less than its fair market value e.g., Nothing will be charged to tax in respect of a television set received for less than its fair market value because a television set is not covered in the definition of prescribed movable property.
Refer next FAQ for situations in which prescribed movable property received for less than its fair market value is not charged to tax.