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What is the meaning Receipt to be given? What is Indemnity? What is Power to tender immunity from prosecution? Section 289, 290 and 291 of Income Tax Act 1961

Receipt to be given, Indemnity and Power to tender immunity from prosecution are defined under section 289, 290 and 291 of Income Tax Act 1961. Provisions under these Sections are:

Section 289 of Income Tax Act "Receipt to be given"

Section 289. A receipt shall be given for any money paid or recovered under this Act.

 

Section 290 of Income Tax Act "Indemnity"

Section 290. Every person deducting, retaining, or paying any tax in pursuance of this Act in respect of income belonging to another person is hereby indemnified for the deduction, retention, or payment thereof.

Section 291 of Income Tax Act "Power to tender immunity from prosecution"

Section 291. (1) The Central Government may, if it is of opinion (the reasons for such opinion being recorded in writing) that with a view to obtaining the evidence of any person appearing to have been directly or indirectly concerned in or privy to the concealment of income or to the evasion of payment of tax on income it is necessary or expedient so to do, tender to such person immunity from prosecution for any offence under this Act or under the Indian Penal Code (45 of 1860), or under any other Central Act for the time being in force and also from the imposition of any penalty under this Act on condition of his making a full and true disclosure of the whole circumstances relating to the concealment of income or evasion of payment of tax on income.

(2) A tender of immunity made to, and accepted by, the person concerned, shall, to the extent to which the immunity extends, render him immune from prosecution for any offence in respect of which the tender was made or from the imposition of any penalty under this Act.

(3) If it appears to the Central Government that any person to whom immunity has been tendered under this section has not complied with the condition on which the tender was made or is willfully concealing anything or is giving false evidence, the Central Government may record a finding to that effect, and thereupon the immunity shall be deemed to have been withdrawn, and any such person may be tried for the offence in respect of which the tender of immunity was made or for any other offence of which he appears to have been guilty in connection with the same matter and shall also become liable to the imposition of any penalty under this Act to which he would otherwise have been liable.

Income Tax Act 1961

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What is the meaning Receipt to be given? What is Indemnity? What is Power to tender immunity from prosecution? Section 289, 290 and 291 of Income Tax Act 1961

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