Prosecution for not declaring foreign assets

Prosecution for not declaring foreign assets

Section 195A of Income Tax Ordinance, 2001 explains the prosecution for not declaring foreign assets.

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 195A and 195B of Income Tax Ordinance, 2001:

195A. Prosecution for non-compliance with notice under section 116A.— Any person who, without reasonable excuse, fails to comply with a notice under sub-section (2) of section 116A; shall commit an offence punishable on conviction with imprisonment up to one year or with a fine up to fifty thousand Rupees or both.

195B. Prosecution for enabling offshore tax evasion.– Any enabler who enables, guides or advises any person to design, arrange or manage a transaction or declaration in such a manner which results in offshore tax evasion, shall commit an offence punishable on conviction with imprisonment for a term not exceeding seven years or with a fine up to five million Rupees or both.

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