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Penalty for Concealment of Income, Section 270A of Income Tax Act

Income Tax : Discover the implications of Income Tax Act Section 270A and penalties for under-reporting or misreporting income. Learn calculati...

June 19, 2024 4188 Views 0 comment Print

Draft Submission- No Section 271(1)(c) penalty when no specific limb been mentioned

Income Tax : Grounds of Appeal related to the penalty imposed u/s 271(1)(c) of the Act , 1961 AY 2015-16 1. In the facts and circumstances of t...

April 23, 2024 2175 Views 0 comment Print

Section 271B: How to Safeguard Against Audit Penalty

Income Tax : Dive into Section 271B's mandates, penalties, and exemptions under the Income Tax Act. Explore real cases, challenges, and strateg...

April 17, 2024 5952 Views 0 comment Print

How Penalty Under Section 270A Can Be Avoided

Income Tax : Learn how to avoid penalties under Section 270A of the Income Tax Act through understanding its provisions and utilizing Section 2...

April 9, 2024 5085 Views 0 comment Print

A Critical Appreciation of Ranchi Bench of ITAT in Rakesh Kr. Jha vs. ITO

Income Tax : Explore recent ITAT judgment in Rakesh Kr. Jha vs. ITO, delving into interpretation of Sections 271A and 271B, highlighting confli...

November 29, 2023 1572 Views 0 comment Print


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Late Fees, Interest, threat to levy penalty or to initiate prosecution – Tax Terrorism

CA, CS, CMA : People are held hostage in a cyber-world with ransom in the form of Late Fees and Interest and a threat to levy penalty or to init...

October 21, 2022 19371 Views 6 comments Print

Indiscriminate Income Tax notices without allowing reasonable time

Income Tax : In view of Indiscriminate notices by income Tax Department without allowing reasonable time it is requested to Finance Ministry an...

March 20, 2022 12891 Views 0 comment Print

Extend Time Limit for Income Tax Assessment time barring on 31.3.2022

Income Tax : Lucknow CA Tax Practicioners Association has made a Representation to FM for Extension of Time Limit for Assessment cases time bar...

March 20, 2022 41337 Views 2 comments Print

Request for Rationalisation of Section 270AA Penalty Provisions

Income Tax : A reasonable leniency may be exercised by the AOs to allow the Taxpayer’s who have paid the tax and interest beyond the time lim...

August 22, 2021 4707 Views 1 comment Print

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 31S...

January 21, 2020 66129 Views 31 comments Print


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Income Tax Notices Sent to Old Address Without Evidence of Service: ITAT Deletes Section 271(1)(b) Penalty

Income Tax : Read the detailed analysis of Sumit Maheshwari Vs ITO case where ITAT Delhi deletes penalty u/s 271(1)(b) of Income Tax Act due to...

June 16, 2024 2100 Views 0 comment Print

No section 271B penalty if reasonable cause exist or if assessee establishes its bonafides

Income Tax : Read the full text of the order from ITAT Agra where penalty u/s 271B was deleted for Tasavver Husain vs ITO. Detailed analysis an...

June 13, 2024 888 Views 0 comment Print

Delay in SFT-005 Filing: Excuse of Server Issue Rejected by ITAT

Income Tax : Read about the case of Waghodia Urban Co. Op. Bank Limited vs. Director of Income Tax regarding a penalty levied under Section 271...

June 9, 2024 213 Views 0 comment Print

ITAT deletes Section 271(1)(c) penalty for Non-application of mind

Income Tax : Read the detailed analysis of ITAT Ahmedabad's order canceling penalty under section 271(1)(c) of the Income Tax Act. Co-owner sta...

June 9, 2024 525 Views 0 comment Print

ITAT Agra Deletes Section 271(1)(b) Penalty Order Passed on Notice Service Day

Income Tax : ITAT Agra deletes penalty levied u/s 271(1)(b) in Ganeshi Lal Narayan Das vs DCIT, citing procedural fairness and assessees bona f...

June 5, 2024 462 Views 0 comment Print


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NFRA Penalizes RCFL Auditors with ₹2.5 Crore Fine for Audit Misconduct

Company Law : The NFRA fines Shridhar & Associates and CA Ajay Vastani for professional misconduct in auditing RCFL's financials for FY 2018-19....

May 16, 2024 10959 Views 0 comment Print

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

Income Tax : Order under Para 3 of the Faceless Penalty Scheme, 2021, for defining the scope of ‘Penalties’ to be assigned to the F...

February 26, 2021 2721 Views 0 comment Print

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

Income Tax : It is a settled position that period of limitation of penalty proceedings under section 271D and 271E of the Act is governed by th...

April 26, 2016 7318 Views 0 comment Print

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

Income Tax : It has been brought to notice of CBDT that there are conflicting interpretations of various High Courts on the issue whether the l...

April 26, 2016 2521 Views 0 comment Print


Penalty for furnishing inaccurate SFT or reportable account – Budget 2023

February 5, 2023 3780 Views 0 comment Print

Section 285BA of the Act makes it mandatory to furnish a statement for any specified financial transaction or reportable account to the prescribed income-tax authority. Penalties for furnishing inaccurate SFT or reportable account as per the Budget 2023 outlined in Finance Act, 2014.

Specification of Charge of penalty is an important factor while deciding the matters in litigation

January 25, 2023 2103 Views 0 comment Print

Specification of Charge of penalty under section 271(1)(c) is an important factor while deciding the matters in litigation- Ganga Iron and Steel Trading Co. v Commissioner of Income Tax dated 22.12.2021 , 447 ITR 743 (Bom.)

Delay in TDS return filing due to switchover to CBS system – ITAT deletes penalty

January 20, 2023 558 Views 0 comment Print

Where delay in filing TDS statements occurred as employees of assessee-bank were not well acquainted with procedure of e-filing of TDS return and also the bank in near past switched over itself from old system to CBS system and the employees were getting acquainted with the new banking software; it constituted a reasonable explanation under section 273B and hence, penalty levied under section 272A(2)(k) was liable to be deleted.

No Section 271(1 )(c) penalty on addition under Section 50C

January 13, 2023 8346 Views 0 comment Print

Assessee not liable for penalty under Section 271(1 )(c) when an addition is being made with the help of deeming provision of Section 50C

Penalty u/s 271(1)(c) leviable as incomes not offered to tax with intention to evade tax

January 9, 2023 5916 Views 0 comment Print

ITAT Mumbai held that penalty under section 271(1)(c) of the Income Tax Act is leviable as incomes were not offered to taxation with a dishonest intention to conceal the income and evade tax.

Section 271(1)(b) Penalty cannot be imposed if Assessment was Completed U/s. 143(3)

January 8, 2023 36081 Views 0 comment Print

Sardarmal Kothari Vs ACIT (ITAT Chennai) ITAT held that when an assessment has been made under sec.143(3) and not under sec.144 of the I.T. Act, it means that subsequent compliance in the assessment proceedings was considered as good compliance and the defaults committed earlier were ignored by the Assessing Officer and, therefore, there is no […]

Imposition of penalty u/s 271(1)(c) on highly debatable issue is unsustainable

January 8, 2023 1920 Views 0 comment Print

ITAT Chennai held that levy of penalty u/s. 271(1)(c) of the Income Tax Act alleging furnishing of inaccurate particulars of income unsustainable as the matter is highly debatable.

No penalty merely for making a wrong claim due to wrong interpretation of section 54EC

January 1, 2023 582 Views 0 comment Print

P.S. Jayaraman Vs ACIT (ITAT Chennai) Ld. CIT(A) concurred with assessee’s submissions that deduction u/s 54F was solely due to difference in interpretations of the provisions and therefore, the penalty was not to be levied on this count. However, the provisions of Sec. 54EC were clear that the investment in a financial year was not […]

Section 271(1)(b) not stipulate any penalty for not responding to section 148 notice

December 12, 2022 771 Views 0 comment Print

Neeraj Kumar Vs ITO (ITAT Delhi) From the penalty order, we observe that the Assessing Officer nowhere stated that the notices issued u/s 142(1) of the Act were served on the assessee. In the entire penalty order we observe that the notices said to have been issued by the AO but it is not the […]

Section 35(1)(ii) deduction cannot be denied for subsequent retrospective cancellation of approval 

November 23, 2022 1842 Views 0 comment Print

Assessee was entitled to relief on the certificate granted by the prescribed authority u/s 35(1)(ii) of the Act to the institution to which it donated the sum of money for claiming deduction under that section if it was subsisting and valid at the time the donation was made.

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