Government of India
Ministry of Finance
Central Board of Direct Taxes
Directorate of Income-tax(Systems)
Notification No. 12/ 2016
New Delhi, 8th December, 2016
Subject: Procedure for the purposes of furnishing and verification of Form 27BA for removing of default of Short Collection and/or Non Collection of Tax at Source – Reg.
1. As per first proviso to sub-section (6A) of section 206C of Income-tax Act, 1961, any person, other than a person referred to in sub-section (ID), responsible for collecting tax in accordance with the provisions of this section, who fails to collect the whole or any part of the tax on the amount received from a buyer or licensee or lessee or on the amount debited to the account of the buyer or licensee or lessee shall not be deemed to be an asses see in default in respect of such tax if such buyer or licensee or Iessee
(i) has furnished his return of income under section 139;
(ii) has taken into account such amount for computing income in such return of income; and
(iii) has paid the tax due on the income declared by him in such return of income,
and the person furnishes a certificate to this effect from an accountant in such form as may be prescribed.
2. As per sub-rule (1) of Rule 37J of Income-tax Rules, 1962, the certificate from an accountant under the first proviso to sub-section (6A) of section 206C shall be furnished in Form 27BA to the Director General of Income-tax (Systems) or the person authorised by the Director General of Income-tax (Systems) in accordance with the procedures, formats and standards specified under sub-rule (2), and verified in accordance with the procedures, formats and standards specified under sub rule (2).
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