17. (A) Determination of tax payable by enrolled person

(1) Where the prescribed authority upon information received has reasons to believe that any enrolled person has paid tax for any year at a rate lower than what is payable by such person, or such person has not paid any tax for any year, under this Act, or such authority has received application from any person for refund of any amount under section 18, it may, after giving such person a reasonable opportunity of being heard, determine, in the prescribed manner, the amount of tax, penalty or interest payable by him.

(2) The amount of tax determined under sub-section (1), less the sum, if any, already paid in respect of such year, shall be paid by such persons on demand by the prescribed authority in the prescribed manner.