www.Aaptaxlaw.com
 
 

 

What is the meaning Decision to be by majority? How to proceed Application for settlement of cases? Section 245BD and 245C of Income Tax Act 1961

Decision to be by majority and Application for settlement of cases are defined under section 245BD and 245C of Income Tax Act 1961. Provisions under these Sections are:

Section 245BD of Income Tax Act "Decision to be by majority"

Section 245BD. If the Members of a Bench differ in opinion on any point, the point shall be decided according to the opinion of the majority, if there is a majority, but if the Members are equally divided, they shall state the point or points on which they differ, and make a reference to the Chairman who shall either hear the point or points himself or refer the case for hearing on such point or points by one or more of the other Members of the Settlement Commission and such point or points shall be decided according to the opinion of the majority of the Members of the Settlement Commission who have heard the case, including those who first heard it.

Section 245C of Income Tax Act "Decision to be by majority"

Section 245C. (1) An assessee may, at any stage of a case relating to him, make an application in such form and in such manner as may be prescribed, and containing a full and true disclosure of his income which has not been disclosed before the Assessing Officer, the manner in which such income has been derived, the additional amount of income-tax payable on such income and such other particulars as may be prescribed, to the Settlement Commission to have the case settled and any such application shall be disposed of in the manner hereinafter provided :

Provided that no such application shall be made unless,-

(i) in a case where proceedings for assessment or reassessment for any of the assessment years referred to in clause (b) of sub-section (1) of section 153A or clause (b) of sub-section (1) of section 153B in case of a person referred to in section 153A or section 153C have been initiated, the additional amount of income-tax payable on the income disclosed in the application exceeds fifty lakh rupees,

 

(ia) in a case where-

(A) the applicant is related to the person referred to in clause (i) who has filed an application (hereafter in this sub-section referred to as "specified person"); and

(B) the proceedings for assessment or re-assessment for any of the assessment years referred to in clause (b) of sub-section (1) of section 153A or clause (b) of sub-section (1) of section 153B in case of the applicant, being a person referred to in section 153A or section 153C, have been initiated, the additional amount of income-tax payable on the income disclosed in the application exceeds ten lakh rupees,

(ii) in any other case, the additional amount of income-tax payable on the income disclosed in the application exceeds ten lakh rupees,

and such tax and the interest thereon, which would have been paid under the provisions of this Act had the income disclosed in the application been declared in the return of income before the Assessing Officer on the date of application, has been paid on or before the date of making the application and the proof of such payment is attached with the application.

Explanation.-For the purposes of clause (ia),-
(a) the applicant, in relation to the specified person referred to in clause (ia), means,-

(i) where the specified person is an individual, any relative of the specified person;

(ii) where the specified person is a company, firm, association of persons or Hindu undivided family, any director of the company, partner of the firm, or member of the association or family, or any relative of such director, partner or member;

(iii) any individual who has a substantial interest in the business or profession of the specified person, or any relative of such individual;

(iv) a company, firm, association of persons or Hindu undivided family having a substantial interest in the business or profession of the specified person or any director, partner or member of such company, firm, association or family, or any relative of such director, partner or member;

(v) a company, firm, association of persons or Hindu undivided family of which a director, partner or member, as the case may be, has a substantial interest in the business or profession of the specified person; or any director, partner or member of such company, firm, association or family or any relative of such director, partner or member;

(vi) any person who carries on a business or profession,-

(A) where the specified person being an individual, or any relative of such specified person, has a substantial interest in the business or profession of that person; or

(B) where the specified person being a company, firm, association of persons or Hindu undivided family, or any director of such company, partner of such firm or member of the association or family, or any relative of such director, partner or member, has a substantial interest in the business or profession of that person;

(b) a person shall be deemed to have a substantial interest in a business or profession, if-

(A) in a case where the business or profession is carried on by a company, such person is, on the date of search, the beneficial owner of shares (not being shares entitled to a fixed rate of dividend, whether with or without a right to participate in profits) carrying not less than twenty per cent of the voting power; and

(B) in any other case, such person is, on the date of search, beneficially entitled to not less than twenty per cent of the profits of such business or profession.

(1A) For the purposes of sub-section (1) of this section, the additional amount of income-tax payable in respect of the income disclosed in an application made under sub-section (1) of this section shall be the amount calculated in accordance with the provisions of sub-sections (1B) to (1D).

(1B) Where the income disclosed in the application relates to only one previous year,-
(i) if the applicant has not furnished a return in respect of the total income of that year, then, tax shall be calculated on the income disclosed in the application as if such income were the total income;

(ii) if the applicant has furnished a return in respect of the total income of that year, tax shall be calculated on the aggregate of the total income returned and the income disclosed in the application as if such aggregate were the total income.

(1C) The additional amount of income-tax payable in respect of the income disclosed in the application relating to the previous year referred to in sub-section (1B) shall be,-

(a) in a case referred to in clause (i) of that sub-section, the amount of tax calculated under that clause;

(b) in a case referred to in clause (ii) of that sub-section, the amount of tax calculated under that clause as reduced by the amount of tax calculated on the total income returned for that year;

(c) -

(1D) Where the income disclosed in the application relates to more than one previous year, the additional amount of income-tax payable in respect of the income disclosed for each of the years shall first be calculated in accordance with the provisions of sub-sections (1B) and (1C) and the aggregate of the amount so arrived at in respect of each of the years for which the application has been made under sub-section (1) shall be the additional amount of income-tax payable in respect of the income disclosed in the application.

(1E) -

(2) Every application made under sub-section (1) shall be accompanied by such fees as may be prescribed.

(3) An application made under sub-section (1) shall not be allowed to be withdrawn by the applicant.

(4) An assessee shall, on the date on which he makes an application under sub-section (1) to the Settlement Commission, also intimate the Assessing Officer in the prescribed manner93 of having made such application to the said Commission.

   
 

Income Tax Act 1961

What is the meaning Recovery by suit or under other law not affected? What is Interest for defaults in furnishing return of income? Section 232 and 234A of Income Tax Act 1961

What is Interest for defaults in payment of advance tax? What is Interest for deferment of advance tax? Section 234B and 234C of Income Tax Act 1961

What is Interest on excess refund? What is Fee for default in furnishing statements? Section 234D and 234E of Income Tax Act 1961

What is Relief to company in respect of dividend paid out of past taxed profits? What is Relief to certain charitable institutions or funds in respect of certain dividends? Section 236 and 236A of Income Tax Act 1961

What are Refunds? Who is Person entitled to claim refund in certain special cases? What is Form of claim for refund and limitation? Section 237, 238 and 239 of Income Tax Act 1961

What Refund on appeal, etc? What is the meaning of Correctness of assessment not to be questioned? What is Interest on delayed refunds? Section 240, 242 and 243 of Income Tax Act 1961

What is Interest on refund where no claim is needed? What is Interest on refunds? Section 244 and 244A of Income Tax Act 1961

What is Set off of refunds against tax remaining payable? What are Definitions in settlement of cases? Section 245 and 245A of Income Tax Act 1961

What is Income-tax Settlement Commission? What is Jurisdiction and powers of Settlement Commission? Section 245B and 245BA of Income Tax Act 1961

What is the meaning Vice-Chairman to act as Chairman or to discharge his functions in certain circumstances? What is the Power of Chairman to transfer cases from one Bench to another? Section 245BB and 245BC of Income Tax Act 1961

What is the meaning Decision to be by majority? How to proceed Application for settlement of cases? Section 245BD and 245C of Income Tax Act 1961

What is Procedure on receipt of an application under section 245C? What is Power of Settlement Commission to order provisional attachment to protect revenue? Section 245D and 245DD of Income Tax Act 1961

 

Home     About Us     Privacy Policy     Disclaimer    Contact Us  Sitemap