Penalty for furnishing inaccurate statement of financial transaction or reportable account.271FAA.
If a person
referred to in clause (k
) of sub-section (1) of section 285BA
, who is required to furnish a statement under that section, provides inaccurate information in the statement, and where— (a
) the inaccuracy is due to a failure to comply with the due diligence requirement prescribed
under sub-section (7) of section 285BA
or is deliberate on the part of that person; or (b
) the person knows of the inaccuracy at the time of furnishing the statement of financial transaction or reportable account, but does not inform the prescribed income-tax authority or such other authority or agency; or (c
) the person discovers the inaccuracy after the statement of financial transaction or reportable account is furnished and fails to inform and furnish correct information within the time specified under sub-section (6) of section 285BA
,then, the prescribed income-tax authority may direct that such person shall pay, by way of penalty, a sum of fifty thousand rupees.