Taxes Consolidation Act, 1997 (Number 39 of 1997)
877Returns by persons chargeable.
[ITA67 s169; F(MP)A68 s6(2) and (3); FA69 s65(1) and Sch5 PtI; CTA76 s140(1) and Sch2 PtI par4; FA76 s11(5)]
(1) Every person chargeable under the Income Tax Acts, when required to do so by a notice given to such person by an inspector, shall, within the time limited by such notice, prepare and deliver to the inspector a statement in writing as required by the Income Tax Acts, signed by such person, containing the amount of the profits or gains arising to such person, from each and every source chargeable according to the respective schedules, estimated for the period specified in the notice and according to the Income Tax Acts.
(2) Where a person’s income of which particulars are required to be included in a statement under this section comprises a distribution chargeable under Schedule F, there shall be shown separately in the statement the amount or value of the distribution and the amount of any tax credit under section 136 to which the person is entitled in respect of that distribution.
(3) There shall be added to the statement referred to in subsection (1) a declaration that the amounts contained in that statement are estimated in respect of all the sources of income mentioned in the Income Tax Acts, describing those sources, after deducting only such sums as are allowed.
(4) Every such statement shall be made exclusive of any interest of money or other annual payment arising out of the property of any other person charged in respect of that interest of money or other annual payment.
(5)(a) Every person to whom a notice has been given by an inspector requiring such person to deliver a statement of any profits, gains or income in respect of which such person is chargeable under Schedule D or E shall deliver a statement in the form required by the notice, whether or not such person is so chargeable.
(b) The penalty imposed on any person proceeded against for not complying with this subsection who proves that such person was not chargeable to income tax shall not exceed
for any one offence.