The following conditions should be satisfied to claim u/s 10AA :
Condition 1 : Assessee, being an entrepreneur as referred to in clause (j) of section 2 of the Special Economic Zones , 2005. Entrepreneur is a person who has been granted a letter of approval by the Development Commissioner to set a unit in a Special Economic Zone.
Conditions 2 : The Unit in Special Economic Zone who begins to manufacture or produce articles or things or provide any services during the previous year relevant to any year commencing on or after the 1st day of April, 2006.
Conditions 3 : It is not formed by the splitting up, or reconstruction, of a business already an existence.
Conditions 4 : It not formed by the transfer to a new business, of old plant and machinery. However, it can be formed by transfer of old plant or machinery to the extent of 20%.
Condition 5 : The assessee has income from export of articles or thing or from services from such unit. In other words, the assessee has exported goods or provided services out of India from the Special Economic Zone by land, sea , air, or by any other mode, whether physical or otherwise.