Income Tax Act, 1967.

Chapter III

Special Provisions as to Bodies of Persons, Incapacitated Persons, Trustees and Agents, Personal Representatives and Receivers

Bodies of persons.

207.—(1) Every body of persons shall be chargeable to tax in like manner as any person is chargeable under the provisions of this Act.

(2) The treasurer or other officer acting as such, auditor or receiver for the time being of any body of persons chargeable to tax, shall be answerable for doing all such acts as are required to be done under this Act, for the purpose of the assessment of such body and for payment of the tax, and for the purpose of the assessment of the officers and persons in the employment of such body:

Provided that, in the case of a company, the person so answerable shall be the secretary of the company or other officer (by whatever name called) performing the duties of secretary.

(3) Every such officer may from time to time retain out of any money coming into his hands, on behalf of the body, so much thereof as is sufficient to pay the tax charged upon the body, and shall be indemnified for all such payments made in pursuance of this Act.