Section 280C of Income Tax Act for AY 2023-24

Section 280C of Income Tax Act 1961 as amended by the Finance Act 2022 and Income-tax Rules, 1962. Trial of offences as summons case.

Amended and updated notes on section 280C of Income Tax Act 1961 as amended by the Finance Act 2022 and Income-tax Rules, 1962. Detail discussion on provisions and rules related to Trial of offences as summons case.

Chapter XXII (Sections 275A to 280D) of the Income Tax Act 1961 deals with the provisions related to offences and prosecutions. Section 280C of IT Act 1961 provides for Trial of offences as summons case.

Recently, we have discussed in detail section 280B (Offences triable by Special Court) of IT Act 1961. Today, we learn the provisions of section 280C of Income-tax Act 1961. The amended provision of section 280C is effective for financial year 2022-23 relevant to the assessment year 2023-24.

In this article, you will learn detail of the provisions of section 280C 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-280C: Trial of offences as summons case

Notwithstanding anything contained in the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 (2 of 1974), the Special Court, shall try, an offence under this Chapter punishable with imprisonment not exceeding two years or with fine or with both, as a summons case, and the provisions of the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 as applicable in the case of trial of summons case, shall apply accordingly.


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