What Are Consequences Of Not Filing Statement Of Financial Transaction Or Reportable Account?

​​​​​​​​Non-furnishing of statement of financial transaction or reportable account will attract penalty under section 271FA. Penalty can be levied of Rs. 500 per day of default.

However, section 285BA(5)​ (as discussed earlier) empower the tax authorities to issue a notice to the person directing him to file the statement within a period not exceeding 30 days from the date of service of such notice and in such a case person shall furnish the statement within the time specified in the notice. If person fails to file the statement within the specified time, then a penalty of Rs. 1,000 per day will be levied from the day immediately following the day on which the time specified in such notice for furnishing the statement expires.

Source: Income Tax India’s Official Website

    Leave a Comment

    Your email address will not be published.