Return of withholding tax
75A. (1) Every person, being a company or a co-operative society or a non-government organization registered with NGO Affairs Bureau [a Micro Credit Organisation having licence with Micro Credit Regulatory Authority, [a university], a private hospital, a clinic, a diagnostic centre, [an English medium school providing education following international curriculum, artificial juridical person, local authority,] a firm or an association of persons], shall file or cause to be filed, with the Deputy Commissioner of Taxes under whose jurisdiction he is an assessee, a return of tax deducted or collected under the provisions of Chapter VII of this Ordinance.
(2) The return under sub-section (1) shall be-
(a) furnished in the prescribed form setting forth therein such particulars and information, and accompanied by such schedules, statements, accounts, annexures or documents as may be prescribed;
(b) signed and verified in the manner as specified in [clause (b)] of sub-section (3) of section 75;
(c) filed half-yearly by the following dates-
(i) First return: by Thirty-first January of the year in which the deduction or collection was made;
(ii) Second return: by Thirty-first July of the next year following the year in which the deduction or collection was made:
Provided that the last date for the submission of a return as specified in this sub-section may be extended by the Deputy Commissioner of Taxes upto fifteen days from the date so specified.
(3) The Board may, by notification in the official Gazette,-
(a) specify [the cases in which the] return required to be filed under this section shall be filed electronically or in any other machine readable or computer readable media;
(b) specify the form and the manner in which such electronic, machine readable or computer readable returns shall be filed.