Application of Act
5. This Act shall apply to every business of which any part of the profits made during the chargeable accounting period is chargeable to income tax by virtue of the provisions of sub┬¼-clause (i) or sub clause (ii) of clause (b) of sub section (1) of section 4 of the Income tax Act, 1922, or of clause (c) of that sub section:
Provided that this Act shall not apply to any business the whole of the profits of which accrue or arise without the taxable territories where such business is carried on by or on behalf of a person who is resident but not ordinarily resident in the taxable territories unless the business is controlled in Bangladesh:
Provided further that where the profits of a part only of a business carried on by a person who is not resident in the taxable territories or not ordinarily so resident accrue or arise in the taxable territories or are deemed under the Income-tax Act, 1922, so to accrue or arise, then except where the business being the business of a person who is resident but not ordinarily resident in the taxable territories is controlled in Bangladesh, this Act shall apply only to such part of the business, and such part shall for all the purposes of this Act be deemed to be a separate business.
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