Section – 271A : Failure to keep, maintain or retain books of account, documents, etc.
March 7, 2018
Section – 271AAA : Penalty where search has been initiated
March 7, 2018

Section – 271AA : Penalty for failure to keep and maintain information and document, etc., in respect of certain transactions

271AA. 71-74[(1)] Without prejudice to the provisions of 71-74[section 270A or] section 271 or section 271BA, if any person in respect of an international transaction or specified domestic transaction,—

(i) fails to keep and maintain any such information and document as required by sub-section (1) or sub-section (2) of section 92D;

(ii) fails to report such transaction which he is required to do so; or

(iii) maintains or furnishes an incorrect information or document,

the Assessing Officer or Commissioner (Appeals) may direct that such person shall pay, by way of penalty, a sum equal to two per cent of the value of each international transaction or specified domestic transaction entered into by such person.

71-74[(2) If any person fails to furnish the information and the document as required under sub-section (4) of section 92D, the prescribed income-tax authority referred to in the said sub-section may direct that such person shall pay, by way of penalty, a sum of five hundred thousand rupees.]

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