Authentication of forms, notices and other documents

Authentication of forms, notices and other documents

Section 217 of Income Tax Ordinance, 2001 describes the authentication of forms, notices and other documents.

The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) issued the Income Tax Ordinance, 2001 updated up to June 30, 2021. The Ordinance incorporated amendments brought through Finance Act, 2021.

Following is the text of Section 217 of Income Tax Ordinance, 2001:

217. Forms and notices; authentication of documents.—(1) Forms, notices, returns, statements, tables and other documents required under this Ordinance may be in such form as determined by the Board for the efficient administration of this Ordinance and publication of such documents in the official Gazette shall not be required.

(2) The Commissioner shall make the documents referred to in sub-section (1) available to the public in the manner prescribed.

(3) A notice or other document issued, served or given by the Commissioner under this Ordinance shall be sufficiently authenticated if the name or title of the Commissioner, or authorised Officer of Inland Revenue, is printed, stamped or written on the notice or document or if it is computer generated and bears the authentication in the manner prescribed by the Board.

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