INCOME TAX ACT 1967 (ACT 53)
PART VII - COLLECTION AND RECOVERY OF TAX
Section 107. Deduction of tax from emoluments and pensions.
(1) Where any income in respect of gains or profits from an employment or in respect of any pension, annuity or periodical payment falling under paragraph 4(e) is payable to an individual, then, if the Director General so directs, the person by whom the income is payable shall make deductions out of the income on account of tax which is or may be payable by that individual for any year of assessment.
(2) Subject to any rules made under section 154, deductions under this section on account of tax shall be made at such times and in such amounts as the Director General may direct, whether or not the tax has been assessed.
(3) In relation to any case, nothing in this section shall prevent the collection of any tax (not being tax deducted in accordance with this section) in accordance with section 103 or the payment of that tax being enforced in accordance with section 106:
Provided that in any such case for the purposes of section 103 the Director General shall determine the period within which that tax shall be payable.
(4) An employer who fails to comply with subsection 83(2), (3), (4) or (5) or this section with respect to an employee of his shall be liable, in the case of a failure to comply with subsection 83(2), (3), (4) or (5), to pay the full amount of tax due from the employee and, in the case of a failure to comply with this section, to pay the amount of tax which he has failed to deduct:
[Am. Act A158:s.6,Am Act 337:12]
Provided that -
(a) the Director General shall apply any amount paid to or recovered by him in pursuance of this subsection towards payment of the tax payable by the employee; and(5) Where a person by whom any income of the kind mentioned in paragraph 4(e) is payable fails to comply with this section with respect to a recipient of that income, that person shall be liable to pay the amount of tax which he has failed to deduct:
(b) the employer may recover from the employee as a debt due to the employer any amount which has been paid to the Director General by the employer or recovered by the Director General from the employer in pursuance of this subsection.
(a) the Director General shall apply any amount paid to or recovered by him in pursuance of this subsection towards payment of the tax payable by the recipient; and
(b) that person may recover from the recipient as a debt due to that person any amount which has been paid to the Director General by that person or recovered by the Director General from that person in pursuance of this subsection.
|Am. Act A158:s.6,Am
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