The scheme of section 44AD is designed to give relief to small taxpayers engaged in any business, except the following businesses:
- Business of plying, hiring or leasing goods carriages referred to in sections 44AE.
- A person who is carrying on any agency business.
- A person who is earning income in the nature of commission or brokerage
- Any business whose total turnover or gross receipts exceeds two crore rupees.
Apart from above discussed businesses, a person carrying on profession as referred to in section 44AA(1) is not eligible for presumptive taxation scheme under section 44AD.