Notice of demand34. Section – 156, Income-tax Act, 1961

Section – 156, Income-tax Act, 1961

Notice of demand34.

156. 34a[(1)] When any tax, interest, penalty, fine or any other sum is payable in consequence of any order passed under this Act, the Assessing Officer shall serve upon the assessee a notice of demand in the prescribed form35 specifying the sum so payable :

Provided that where any sum is determined to be payable by the assessee or the deductor or the collector under sub-section (1) of section 143 or sub-section (1) of section 200A or sub-section (1) of section 206CB, the intimation under those sub-sections shall be deemed to be a notice of demand for the purposes of this section.

36[(2) Where the income of the assessee of any assessment year, beginning on or after the 1st day of April, 2021, includes income of the nature specified in clause* (vi) of sub-section† (2) of section 17 and such specified security or sweat equity shares referred to in the said clause* are allotted or transferred directly or indirectly by the current employer, being an eligible start-up referred to in section 80-IAC, the tax or interest on such income included in the notice of demand referred to in sub-section (1) shall be payable by the assessee within fourteen days—

 (i)  after the expiry of forty-eight months from the end of the relevant assessment year; or

(ii)  from the date of the sale of such specified security or sweat equity share by the assessee; or

(iii)  from the date of the assessee ceasing to be the employee of the employer who allotted or transferred him such specified security or sweat equity share,

whichever is the earliest.]

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