Income Tax Assessment

Income tax Assessment Procedure in Nutshell

Income Tax - Income tax assessment is estimation for an amount assessed while paying Income Tax by assessee himself or by income tax officer. Following types of assessment are carried out under Income tax act. We will discuss each type of assessment in detailed in this article....

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Things to be done before March 31 by individual Assessee

Income Tax - Tax Planning is important for every taxpayer and the same needs to be done before the end of the year to which Income Pertains. In Addition to Tax Planning Assessee needs to Collect Relevant Supporting and Calculate His Tax Due and Pay the same....

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BCAS represents on CBDT directive to offer incentives to CIT(A) for passing enhancement order and for imposing fresh penalty

Income Tax - BCAS has submitted a Representation on CBDT directive for offering incentives to Commissioners of Income Tax (Appeals) for passing quality orders based on Enhancement of assessment and imposition of fresh penalty and other issues,...

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Notice issued under Section 143(1)(a) of Income tax act 1961

Income Tax - What is the meaning of notice issued under Section 143(1)(a) of Income tax act 1961. As per latest amendments and provisions of income tax act with the Assessment Year 2018-19, there are various new provisions related to income tax proceedings and assessment procedure being included. In order to this there is a new Section which […...

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Assessments under Income-Tax Act, 1961

Income Tax - Every taxpayer has to furnish the details of his income to the Income-tax Department. These details are to be furnished by filing up his return of income. Once the return of income is filed up by the taxpayer, the next step is the processing of the return of income by the Income Tax Department. ...

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Extension of Scheme for E-assessment to 2 more cities

Income Tax - Paperless assessment/ e-mail based assessment on a pilot basis was commenced in the financial year 2015-16 in non-corporate charges of five cities i.e. Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Chennai, Delhi and Mumbai. The e-mail based assessment scheme has now been extended to two more cities, namely Hyderabad and Kolkata during the current financial year...

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Retrospective amendment to Sec. 9 not applicable where assessment order already passed

Income Tax - The retrospective clarificatory amendments now under consideration of Parliament will not be used to reopen any cases where assessment orders have already been finalized. I have asked the Central Board of Direct taxes to issue a policy circular to clearly state this position after the passage of the Finance Bill....

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Enquiry into IPL Controversy

Income Tax - Indian Premier League (IPL) involves city teams managed by private entities. Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports does not deal with IPL because the national team does not participate in the IPL tournaments. However, Ministry of Finance ( Deptt. Of Revenue has informed that Income Tax Department is conducting investigations to ascertain the...

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Quality assessment Scheme: Move to improve the quality of Assessment

Income Tax - The Central Board of Direct Taxes recently framed a scheme for ensuring quality tax assessments by its officers across India. In the preface to the scheme (issued in December 2009), the CBDT has expressed its concerns on the need for improving the general quality of tax assessments conducted by its officers....

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HC will hear the issue of tax on stake sale in Idea Cellular by foreign companies

Income Tax - The Bombay High Court has postponed a hearing on details of another significant court case on the issue of jurisdiction of Indian tax authorities on foreign companies in business deals with Indian domestic ones. MMM Holdings and New Cingular Wireless, subsidiaries of AT&T, have challenged a showcause notice from the Income Tax Department ...

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Addition by CIT(A) without Opportunity to Assessee is invalid

Shri Vinodbhai Naranbhai Vaghani Vs ITO (ITAT Ahmedabad) - Section 251(2) provides that the Commissioner (Appeal) shall not embark on enhancement of an assessment unless the assessee has been granted a reasonable opportunity of showing cause against such We find no reference to the issuance of enhancement notice in the appellate order of the CIT(A). ...

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Non-issue of s. 143(2) notice renders s. 147 assessment order invalid

UKT Software Technologies Vs. ITO (ITAT Delhi) - It is mandatory for the AO to issue notice u/s 143 (2). The issuance and service of notice u/s 143 (2) is mandatory and not procedural. If the notice is not served within the prescribed period, the assessment order is invalid...

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Reassessment beyond four years on the basis of retrospective amendment not justified

Sadbhav Engineering Ltd. Vs. DCIT (OSD) (Gujarat High Court) - Reopening of tax assessment beyond four years on the basis of a retrospective amendment is not justified, if the assessee has fully and truly disclosed all the material facts necessary during the original assessment proceedings...

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S. 263 Commissioner cannot revise a order when AO took a possible view

Grasim Industries Ltd. Vs Commissioner Of Income Tax (Bombay High Court) - CIT revised the order u/s 263 to include the sum of Rs.1,75,32,600/- in the total income of the assessee under Sec.41(1) of the Income Tax Act on the ground that there had been a complete cessation of liability in regard to this amount in the previous year relevant to the assessment year 1982-83 –...

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Burden to prove identity, creditworthiness and genuineness of cash credits under section 68 of IT Act

Kalyan Memorial & Charitable Trust Vs ACIT (ITAT Agra) - According to section 68 where any sum is found credited in the books of assessee maintained for any previous year, and the assessee offers no explanation about the nature and source thereof or the explanation offered by him is not, in the opinion of the Assessing Officer, satisfactory, the sum so c...

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Scrutiny Assessment only through ‘E-Proceeding’ facility subject to 7 exceptions

Instruction No. 03/2018 - (20/08/2018) - CBDT has vide Instruction No. 03 dated 20th August 2018 directs that In all cases (subject to exceptions provided), where assessment is required to be framed under section 143(3) of the Act during the year 2018-19, assessment proceedings shall be conducted electronically through the 'E-Proceeding' f...

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Submit note in respect of each high-pitched assessment case: Revenue Secretary

F.No. 225/ 287 /2017/ITA.II- Income Tax Notification - (18/08/2017) - In April, 2017, Board had called for all India information regarding functioning of Regional Committees to deal with Tax Payer Grievances from High Pitched Assessments. Some of the charges had reported that the Committees had identified some cases as 'High-Pitched'....

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Reg. Group Assessment & Peer Review before Assessment

F. No. 225/246/2014-ITA-11 - (15/11/2016) - Reconstitution of Committee to study the feasibility of the recommendations regarding Group Assessment and System of Peer Review Before Assessment...

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New TDS and TCS payment and information reporting system

Circular No. 02/2009-Income tax - (21/05/2009) - CIRCULAR NO. 02 / 2009 One of the fundamental principles of financial accounting is that if a person claims credit for payment of money to a third person, the credit should be allowed only if the payment and the information relating to the transaction have been received from the third person. The ...

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Central Excise circular on manner of scrutiny of ER1, ER2 and ER3 returns and returns submitted by dealers

Circular No. 887/07/2009-CX - (11/05/2009) - These guidelines supersede the earlier instructions issued vide Circular No.818/15/2005- CX from F.No.224/1/2005- CX.6 dated 15th July, 2005 and Circular No.249/83/96- CX issued from F.No.206/1/96- CX.6 dated 11.10.96. These guidelines seek to explain the content of the Return Scrutiny Manual, whic...

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Income tax Assessment Procedure in Nutshell

Income tax assessment is estimation for an amount assessed while paying Income Tax by assessee himself or by income tax officer. Following types of assessment are carried out under Income tax act. We will discuss each type of assessment in detailed in this article....

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Things to be done before March 31 by individual Assessee

Tax Planning is important for every taxpayer and the same needs to be done before the end of the year to which Income Pertains. In Addition to Tax Planning Assessee needs to Collect Relevant Supporting and Calculate His Tax Due and Pay the same....

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Scrutiny Assessment only through ‘E-Proceeding’ facility subject to 7 exceptions

Instruction No. 03/2018 (20/08/2018)

CBDT has vide Instruction No. 03 dated 20th August 2018 directs that In all cases (subject to exceptions provided), where assessment is required to be framed under section 143(3) of the Act during the year 2018-19, assessment proceedings shall be conducted electronically through the 'E-Proceeding' facility. ...

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BCAS represents on CBDT directive to offer incentives to CIT(A) for passing enhancement order and for imposing fresh penalty

BCAS has submitted a Representation on CBDT directive for offering incentives to Commissioners of Income Tax (Appeals) for passing quality orders based on Enhancement of assessment and imposition of fresh penalty and other issues,...

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Notice issued under Section 143(1)(a) of Income tax act 1961

What is the meaning of notice issued under Section 143(1)(a) of Income tax act 1961. As per latest amendments and provisions of income tax act with the Assessment Year 2018-19, there are various new provisions related to income tax proceedings and assessment procedure being included. In order to this there is a new Section which […...

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Assessments under Income-Tax Act, 1961

Every taxpayer has to furnish the details of his income to the Income-tax Department. These details are to be furnished by filing up his return of income. Once the return of income is filed up by the taxpayer, the next step is the processing of the return of income by the Income Tax Department. ...

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Various Assessments Under The Income Tax Law

Every taxpayer has to furnish the details of his income to the Income-tax Department. These details are to be furnished by filing up his return of income. Once the return of income is filed up by the taxpayer, the next step is the processing of the return of income by the Income Tax Department. The […]...

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E Proceeding- centralised issuance of notice

In furtherance of introducing e – proceedings by The Finance Act, 2018 by the government, CBDT by way of notification (Notification No. 12/2018-Income Tax) makes centralized issue of notice u/s 133C electronically & replies to it also to be filed in e form. The Centralised Communication Centre shall issue notice to any person requir...

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E- Assessment under Income Tax Act , 1961

The new system would do away with the Assessing Officers' discretionary powers to call for additional documents, records, and most importantly, ask the taxpayer to appear in person. Further, the new system will -...

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Assessment through ‘E-Proceeding’s in scrutiny cases

Procedure for conducting assessment proceedings through ‘E-Proceeding’s in scrutiny cases As per Instruction No. 1/2018 dated 12th February 2018 issued by CBDT, Following procedure will be apply for conducting assessment proceedings through ‘E-Proceeding’s in scrutiny cases:- Enquiry before assessment in electronic mode Notice...

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