Income Tax Penalty

Section 271 Failure to furnish returns, comply with notices, concealment of income, etc.

Income Tax - There are some issues which needs consideration. For concealment and failure to comply directions consequences are 271 (a), (b),(C) – Section 276  & 276 D and Section 144. Concealment  for the said purpose can be deemed (explanation 1,2 or 3 of the section). When the concealment is deemed burden of proof is on the assessee [&helli...

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Prosecutions and Punishment under Income Tax Act, 1961

Income Tax - Apart from penalty for various defaults, the Income-tax Act also contains provisions for launching prosecution proceedings against the taxpayers for various offences. In this part you can gain knowledge about the various provisions relating to prosecution which can be launched under the Income-tax Act....

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Fees & Penalty for late / Non filing of TDS Return

Income Tax - No filing or Late filing of TDS returns or TDS statement shall invite 2 penal consequence 1.Fee for late filing U/s 234E and 2. Penalty for late filing or Non filing of TDS statement U/s 271H....

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Penalties under Income-Tax Act, 1961

Income Tax - Under the Income-tax Act, penalties are levied for various defaults committed by the taxpayer. Some of the penalties are mandatory and a few are at the discretion of the tax authorities. In this part, you can gain knowledge about the provisions relating to various penalties leviable under the Income-tax Act....

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Income Tax Offences liable to prosecution

Income Tax - Apart from levy of penalty for various defaults by the taxpayer, the Income-tax Law also contains provisions for launching prosecution for offences committed by the taxpayer. In this part you can gain knowledge about offences in respect of which prosecutions can be launched under the Income-tax Law....

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Section 234F Fee for delayed filing of return causing undue hardship

Income Tax - The Finance Bill, 2017 proposes to levy fees of Rs.5,000 in case where return is furnished after the due date but on or before 31St December of the relevant assessment year and Rs.10,000, in other cases. However, it is also proposed to restrict the fees to Rs.1,000, where the total income does not exceed five lakh rupees....

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Prescribing One Year Time Limit for Disposal of Petitions for Waiver of Penalty/ Interest U/s. 273A, 273AA and 220(2A)

Income Tax - Recommendations For Prescribing Time Limit Of One Year For Disposal Of Petitions For Waiver Of Penalty And Interest Under Sections 273A, 273AA and 220(2A) Whereas, a time limit of 1 year for disposal of a tax payer’s Revision Petition u/s. 264 has been prescribed, there is no such time limit for disposal of Petitions for […]...

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CVC advises major penalty against 15 officers from Central Board of Excise & Customs

Income Tax - THE Central Vigilance Commission disposed of 1266 cases during April 2010 referred to it for advice. The Commission advised imposition of major penalty against 99 officers including 15 from Central Board of Excise & Customs, 13 from State Bank of Bikaner & Jaipur, 11 from Coal India Ltd., 8 from M/o Railways, 7 each from UCO Bank and Bank...

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Penalty of Rs. One Lakh on Excise officer for recovery during stay period

Income Tax - In the case of M/s Galaxy Indo Fab. Limited Vs. Union of India and others since the appeal could not be decided within a period of 180 days, the M/s Galaxy Indo Fab. Limited (petitioner) moved a miscellaneous application for extension of the stay order. The Tribunal vide order dated 14.8.2008 extended the stay order, already granted, til...

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CVC advised imposition of major penalty against 66 Government Employees including six officials from Central Board of Excise and Custom

Income Tax - THE CVC had disposed off 468 cases during December 2009 referred to it for advice. The Commission advised initiations of major penalty proceedings against 70 officers. Of these, 20 were from public sector banks, 17 from M/o Railways, 11 from Northern Coalfields Ltd., 4 from Western Coalfields Ltd., 3 from MCD, 2 each from Ministry of Home...

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No section 271(1)(b) Penalty if order was passed under section 143(3)

Jai Gopal Sondhi Vs ITO (ITAT Delhi) - Jai Gopal Sondhi Vs ITO (ITAT Delhi) We note that although the Assessing Officer has levied penalty in all the four cases for non-compliance of statutory notices, all the same he has proceeded to frame the assessment order u/s 143(3) of the Act. We also note that the CIT(A), while dismissing the ass...

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No Section 271(1)(b) penalty if Assessment was completed U/s. 143(3)

Shiv Kumar Nayyar Vs ACIT (ITAT New Delhi) - Shiv Kumar Nayyar Vs ACIT (ITAT New Delhi) lthough the assessee in the instant case has not complied to the statutory notice issued by the AO on 5th October, 2016 fixing the case for hearing on 25th October, 2018 which is the basis for levy of penalty u/s 271(1)(b) of the Act, however, ultimately th...

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No Section 271(1)(b) penalty if reasonable cause for non-compliance exist

Sun Infrastructure Pvt. Ltd. Vs ACIT (ITAT Pune) - Section 273B states that wherever there is a reasonable cause in not complying with the requirements resulting into imposition of penalty including section 271(1)(b) under consideration, the penalty needs to be deleted....

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Section 271(1)(b) penalty not imposable when assessee finally complied with notice(s)

Gyan Mata Radha Satyam Kriyayog Ashram Research Institute Vs ITO (ITAT Allahabad) - Gyan Mata Radha Satyam Kriyayog Ashram Research Institute Vs ITO (ITAT Allahabad) On the one hand, the Assessing Officer has given the date of compliances in the above table whereas the penalty was imposed on the ground that the above notices were not complied by the assessee. Further, the Assessing...

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Section 271D Penalty Not Valid If Assessee Bonafidely explains Reasonable Cause

Bapujibuwa Nagari Sahakari Pat Sanstha Maryadit VS JCIT (ITAT Pune) - Bapujibuwa Nagari Sahakari Pat Sanstha Maryadit VS JCIT (ITAT Pune) The expression ‘reasonable cause’ has to be considered pragmatically and if the facts of the present case are examined keeping this legislative spirit in mind, we find that there were enough circumstances to show that th...

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Scope of Penalties to be assigned to Faceless Penalty Scheme, 2021

F No. 187/4/2021-ITA-I - (26/02/2021) - Order under Para 3 of the Faceless Penalty Scheme, 2021, for defining the scope of ‘Penalties’ to be assigned to the Faceless Penalty Scheme, 2021 – regarding F No. 187/4/2021-ITA-I Government of India Ministry of Finance Department of Revenue (Central Board of Direct Taxes) ***** ...

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Limitation for penalty proceedings U/s. 271D & 271E

Circular No. 10/2016-Income Tax - (26/04/2016) - It is a settled position that period of limitation of penalty proceedings under section 271D and 271E of the Act is governed by the provisions of section 275(1)(c) of the Act. Therefore, the limitation period for the imposition of penalty under these provisions would be the expiry of the financial y...

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Limitation commencement for penalty proceedings U/s. 271D &271E

Circular No. 09/DV/2016 (Departmental View) - (26/04/2016) - It has been brought to notice of CBDT that there are conflicting interpretations of various High Courts on the issue whether the limitation for imposition of penalty under sections 271D and 271E of the Income tax Act, 1961commences at the level of the Assessing Officer (below the rank of Joint Commi...

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No section 271(1)(b) Penalty if order was passed under section 143(3)

Jai Gopal Sondhi Vs ITO (ITAT Delhi)

Jai Gopal Sondhi Vs ITO (ITAT Delhi) We note that although the Assessing Officer has levied penalty in all the four cases for non-compliance of statutory notices, all the same he has proceeded to frame the assessment order u/s 143(3) of the Act. We also note that the CIT(A), while dismissing the assessees’ appeals has […]...

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Section 271 Failure to furnish returns, comply with notices, concealment of income, etc.

There are some issues which needs consideration. For concealment and failure to comply directions consequences are 271 (a), (b),(C) – Section 276  & 276 D and Section 144. Concealment  for the said purpose can be deemed (explanation 1,2 or 3 of the section). When the concealment is deemed burden of proof is on the assessee [&helli...

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Prosecutions and Punishment under Income Tax Act, 1961

Apart from penalty for various defaults, the Income-tax Act also contains provisions for launching prosecution proceedings against the taxpayers for various offences. In this part you can gain knowledge about the various provisions relating to prosecution which can be launched under the Income-tax Act....

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Fees & Penalty for late / Non filing of TDS Return

No filing or Late filing of TDS returns or TDS statement shall invite 2 penal consequence 1.Fee for late filing U/s 234E and 2. Penalty for late filing or Non filing of TDS statement U/s 271H....

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Penalties under Income-Tax Act, 1961

Under the Income-tax Act, penalties are levied for various defaults committed by the taxpayer. Some of the penalties are mandatory and a few are at the discretion of the tax authorities. In this part, you can gain knowledge about the provisions relating to various penalties leviable under the Income-tax Act....

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Income Tax Offences liable to prosecution

Apart from levy of penalty for various defaults by the taxpayer, the Income-tax Law also contains provisions for launching prosecution for offences committed by the taxpayer. In this part you can gain knowledge about offences in respect of which prosecutions can be launched under the Income-tax Law....

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Power of Commissioner to Reduce or Waive Income Tax Penalty

In the tutorial on Penalties Under the Income-tax Act, we discussed various penalties imposable under the Income-tax Act in respect of various defaults. Apart from enacting penalty provisions...

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Various Threshold Limits under Income Tax Act

In Respect of exemptions, deduction etc Income Tax imposes various threshold limit. Like in respect of Tax Rates or in respect of deduction under section 80C, 80D, 80U etc. Some of the Popular Limits are Tax Rates , Conveyance Allowance, HRA, Home Loan Interest, Deduction Under Section 80C, Leave Encashment, Gratuity, Medical ...

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Updated Penalty Chart under Income Tax Act, 1961

Article discusses Income Tax Penalties for Failure to deduct TDS / TCS in full and part, Quoting false TAN in challan/ statements, Failure to apply for TAN, Failure to furnish e TDS statement / TDS certificate, Failure to comply with department letter...

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Penalties and Prosecutions Under Income tax Act, 1961

Penalties and Prosecutions Default in complying with provisions of or with conditions prescribed under the Income-tax Act would attract certain penalty and in critical cases prosecutions as well. The document will provide you information about the punishable offences, prosecutions and the quantum of penalties that can be imposed under the...

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