Section 245HAA of Income Tax Act: Credit for tax paid in case of abatement of proceedings Income Tax


Amended and updated notes on section 245HAA of Income Tax Act 1961 as amended by the Finance Act 2020 and Income-tax Rules, 1962. Detail discussion on provisions and rules related to Credit for tax paid in case of abatement of proceedings.

Chapter XIXA (Sections 245A to 245L) of the Income Tax Act 1961 deals with the provisions related to settlement of cases. Section 245HAA of IT Act 1961 provides for Credit for tax paid in case of abatement of proceedings.

Recently, we have discussed in detail section 245HA (Abatement of proceeding before Settlement Commission) of IT Act 1961. Today, we learn the provisions of section 245HAA of Income-tax Act 1961. The amended provision of section 245HAA is effective for financial year 2020-21 relevant to the assessment year 2021-22.

In this article, you will learn detail of the provisions of section 245HAA of the Income Tax Act, 1961 Bare Act read with the Income-tax Rules, 1962 as provided by Ministry of Law and Justice, Government of India.

Section-245HAA: Credit for tax paid in case of abatement of proceedings

Where an application made under section 245C on or after the 1st day of June, 2007, is rejected under sub-section (1) of section 245D, or any other application made under section 245C is not allowed to be proceeded with under sub-section (2A) of section 245D or is declared invalid under sub-section (2C) of section 245D or has not been allowed to be further proceeded with under sub-section (2D) of section 245D or an order under sub-section (4) of section 245D has not been passed within the time or period specified under sub-section (4A) of section 245D, the Assessing Officer shall allow the credit for the tax and interest paid on or before the date of making the application or during the pendency of the case before the Settlement Commission.



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