Implementation of electronic governance

54A. (1) Notwithstanding anything contained in this Act or the rules framed thereunder, the Commissioner may, by an order, with the approval of State Government, implement electronic governance for carrying out the various provisions of this Act and the rules framed thereunder.

(2) Where an order has been passed under sub-section (1), the Commissioner may, amend or introduce forms for returns, applications, declarations, annexures, memorandum of appeal, report of audit or any other document which is required to be submitted electronically.

(3) The Commissioner may, for reasons to be recorded in writing, extend or reduce the period prescribed under the Act and the rules framed thereunder for electronic governance.