Section 62 - Assessment of non-filers of returns of CGST ACT, 2017

           62. (1) Notwithstanding anything to the contrary contained in section 73 or section 74,
where a registered person fails to furnish the return under section 39 or section 45, even after
the service of a notice under section 46, the proper officer may proceed to assess the tax
liability of the said person to the best of his judgement taking into account all the relevant
material which is available or which he has gathered and issue an assessment order within a
period of five years from the date specified under section 44 for furnishing of the annual
return for the financial year to which the tax not paid relates.
               (2) Where the registered person furnishes a valid return within thirty days of the
service of the assessment order under sub-section (1), the said assessment order shall be
deemed to have been withdrawn but the liability for payment of interest under
sub-section (1) of section 50 or for payment of late fee under section 47 shall continue.

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