31. Rounding–off of tax, interest and penalty

(1) The amount of tax, interest, penalty or any other sum payable and the amount of refund due, under the provisions of this Act, shall be rounded off to the nearest multiple of ten rupees and, for this purpose, where such amount contains a part of ten rupees, if such part is five rupees or more, it shall be increased to ten rupees and if such part is less than five rupees, it shall be ignored.

(2) Nothing contained in sub–section (1) shall apply to any collection by a dealer of any amount by way of tax in respect of any sale or purchase made by him of goods under this Act.