Income Tax Refund

Income Tax CPC Frauds – An eye opener for Honest Tax Payers…

Income Tax - You may be surprised to read the heading of this article and it will be very hard to believe for many of us. But it a big eye opener for all honest tax paying citizen, how CPC utilize our hard ended money for paying planned fraudulent Refunds....

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e-Nivaran: How to submit Income Tax grievances online?

Income Tax - Department has introduced e-Nivaran to address all the grievances received through various channels under single window. e-Filing portal has been enabled to receive and address all the grievances. Through e-Nivaran taxpayers can submit grievance in respect to AO, NSDL, UTISL, CPC-ITR, E-filing Website team, CPC-TDS, Directorate of Systems...

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Interest on Income Tax refund only after refund claim in prescribed form

Income Tax - Budget 2017-It is proposed to insert a new sub-section (1B) in the said section to provide that where refund of any amount becomes due to the deductor, such person shall be entitled to receive, in addition to the refund, simple interest on such refund, calculated at the rate of one-half per cent. ...

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AO can withhold refund if he is doubtful of recovery of revenue

Income Tax - Budget 2017-it is proposed to insert a new section 241A to provide that, for the returns furnished for assessment year commencing on or after 1st April, 2017, where refund of any amount becomes due to the assessee under section 143(1) and the Assessing Officer is of the opinion that grant of refund may adversely affect the recovery of rev...

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How to file Online Income Tax Rectification application u/s 154

Income Tax - Article explains Procedure for Filing Online Request for Rectification of Mistake U/s. 154 of the Income Tax, Prerequisites for Filing Such Application, Common mistakes while filing Rectification, Important Notes before e-Filing Rectification, Tips on filling Income Tax Return to avoid mistakes....

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Non-residents allowed to claim Income Tax Refund in Foreign Bank A/c

Income Tax - Income-tax Return Forms for the Assessment Year 2017-18 were notified on 30th March, 2017. A number of representations were received from the non-residents that they are facing difficulties in getting refund as they do not have bank account in India and there is no column in the notified form of return of income for reporting details of f...

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Expeditious issue of Refunds is a High Priority for CBDT

Income Tax - Expeditious issue of Refunds is a High Priority for the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT); Over 4.19 crore Income Tax Returns (ITRs) processed and over 1.62 crore refunds issued during the Current Financial Year up to 10th February, 2017....

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Major Achievements of CBDT in Current Financial Year 2016-17

Income Tax - Major Achievements of CBDT in Current Financial Year 2016-17 so far include among others Enactment of The Benami Transactions (Prohibition) Amendment Act, 2016, Implementation of The Direct Tax Dispute Resolution Scheme, 2016 and of GAAR from Assessment Year 2018-19;...

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Technology use for Expeditious Disposal of Assessment & Refunds

Income Tax - In FY 2015-16, 94% of income tax returns were filed online and 4.14 crore returns processed without any human intervention; More than 2.10 crore refunds amounting to Rs.1,22,425 crore were paid in FY 2015-16 as compared to Rs. 1,12,188 crore in the FY 2014-15 and Rs. 89,664 crore in the FY 2013-14;...

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Record setting year for taxpayer services, issue of refunds by CBDT

Income Tax - The Central Board Direct Taxes achieved significant success in delivery of taxpayer services in Financial Year 2015-16, a record setting year in delivery of taxpayer services. The Centralized Processing Centre (CPC) at Bengaluru processed more than 4.14 Crore Income Tax returns, an increase of over 35% over the previous year. The CPC also...

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In absence of communication of interest on IT Refund no penalty for not offering the same for tax

M/s Subhash Chander Sewa Vs Income Tax Officer (ITAT Amritsar) - Admittedly there is a mistake committed by the assessee in not adding interest on the refund to his sources of income. There is no disputing the fact that the tax payer duly and diligently must necessarily in its return of income disclose all avenues of his income. The assessee in its defence has co...

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Interest on Refund of Interest waived by Income Tax is not Interest on Interest

Preeti N Aggarwala Vs Chief Commissioner of Income Tax & Anr. (Delhi High Court) - In a recent ruling, the Delhi High Court held that interest can be allowed on Refund of interest Waived by the Department under section 220(2A) of the Income Tax Act. The bench was hearing a bunch of writ petitions wherein the petitioners raised a question that whether the expression ‘in any other...

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Interest U/s. 244A on Excess self Assessment Tax Payment cannot be denied

CIT Vs Birla Corporation Limited (Calcutta High Court) - scope of section 154 does not extend to a debatable issue and hence the assessing officer in exercise of power u/s 154 could not have withdrawn the interest u/s 244A(1)(b) on the refund of excess self assessment tax....

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CBDT instruction denying refund in Scrutiny cases is Invalid: HC

Tata Teleservices Limited Vs CBDT (Delhi High Court) - It is held that Instruction No.1 of 2015 dated 13th January 201shall not hereafter be relied upon to deny refunds to the Assessees in whose cases notices might have been issued under Section 143(2) of the Act....

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S.244A Interest payable on refund of excess self assessment tax

CIT Vs Birla Corporation Limited (Calcutta High Court) - Calcutta High Court held In the case of ADIT vs. Sh. Dhan Singh Sharma that clause 244A (1) (b) is residual in nature which prescribes interest on refund from the date of payment of tax in cases which are not covered by Section 244A (1) (a). Necessarily, it will cover interest on refund of excess se...

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CBDT enables processing of unprocessed returns having refund claims

AST Instruction No. 142 - (09/12/2016) - CBDT enables Functionality for processing of unprocessed returns for technical / Other Reason for AY 2007-08 to 2011-12 having refund claims ...

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Refund upto Rs. 5,000/- in non-CASS cases without demand adjustment

Office Memorandum - No. 312/67/2016-0T - (14/07/2016) - With a view to provide relief to small taxpayers. it has been decided that refunds up to Rs.5,000/-, as also refunds in cases where arrear demand is up to Rs.5,000/-. in non-CASS cases, may be issued expeditiously without any adjustment of outstanding demand under Section 245 during the Financial Ye...

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Excess of TDS deposited U/s. 195 eligible for Interest U/s. 244A

Circular No. 11/2016-Income Tax - (26/04/2016) - The procedure for refund of tax deducted at source under section 195 of the Income tax Act, 1961, to the person deducting the tax is delineated in CBDT Circular No. 7/2007 dated 23.10.2007. Circular No. 7/2007 states that no interest under section 244A of the Act, is admissible on refunds to be gran...

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New Procedure for Adjustment of demand against Income Tax Refund

F. No. 312/109/2015-OT - (29/01/2016) - F. No. 312/109/2015-OT Government of India Ministry of Finance Department of Revenue Central Board of Direct Taxes Room No. 281, Hotel Samrat Kautilya Marg, Chanakya Puri New Delhi – 110021 Telefax : 011-24101573 Mail – Salil.mishra@nic.in New Delhi, 29th January 2016 OFFICE MEMORANDUM Sub : Iss...

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CBDT direct Income Tax refund of amount up to Rs. 5000/- to Taxpayers By 31.01.2016

F. No. 312/109/2015-OT - (14/01/2016) - F. No. 312/109/2015-OT As on 09.01.2016, there are 64,938 cases of refunds below Rs.5,000/- involving Rs.1,148.14 Crore in non-CASS cases for AYs 2013-14 and 2014-15 pending in AST. It is requested that the Assessing Officers be directed to issue these refunds without any adjustment of arrears under...

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Income Tax CPC Frauds – An eye opener for Honest Tax Payers…

You may be surprised to read the heading of this article and it will be very hard to believe for many of us. But it a big eye opener for all honest tax paying citizen, how CPC utilize our hard ended money for paying planned fraudulent Refunds....

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Non-residents allowed to claim Income Tax Refund in Foreign Bank A/c

Income-tax Return Forms for the Assessment Year 2017-18 were notified on 30th March, 2017. A number of representations were received from the non-residents that they are facing difficulties in getting refund as they do not have bank account in India and there is no column in the notified form of return of income for reporting details of f...

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Posted Under: Income Tax |

In absence of communication of interest on IT Refund no penalty for not offering the same for tax

M/s Subhash Chander Sewa Vs Income Tax Officer (ITAT Amritsar)

Admittedly there is a mistake committed by the assessee in not adding interest on the refund to his sources of income. There is no disputing the fact that the tax payer duly and diligently must necessarily in its return of income disclose all avenues of his income. The assessee in its defence has consistently maintained […]...

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Interest on Refund of Interest waived by Income Tax is not Interest on Interest

Preeti N Aggarwala Vs Chief Commissioner of Income Tax & Anr. (Delhi High Court)

In a recent ruling, the Delhi High Court held that interest can be allowed on Refund of interest Waived by the Department under section 220(2A) of the Income Tax Act. The bench was hearing a bunch of writ petitions wherein the petitioners raised a question that whether the expression ‘in any other case’ occurring in Section 244A (1) (...

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Expeditious issue of Refunds is a High Priority for CBDT

Expeditious issue of Refunds is a High Priority for the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT); Over 4.19 crore Income Tax Returns (ITRs) processed and over 1.62 crore refunds issued during the Current Financial Year up to 10th February, 2017....

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Posted Under: Income Tax |

e-Nivaran: How to submit Income Tax grievances online?

Department has introduced e-Nivaran to address all the grievances received through various channels under single window. e-Filing portal has been enabled to receive and address all the grievances. Through e-Nivaran taxpayers can submit grievance in respect to AO, NSDL, UTISL, CPC-ITR, E-filing Website team, CPC-TDS, Directorate of Systems...

Read More
Posted Under: Income Tax |

Interest on Income Tax refund only after refund claim in prescribed form

Budget 2017-It is proposed to insert a new sub-section (1B) in the said section to provide that where refund of any amount becomes due to the deductor, such person shall be entitled to receive, in addition to the refund, simple interest on such refund, calculated at the rate of one-half per cent. ...

Read More
Posted Under: Income Tax |

AO can withhold refund if he is doubtful of recovery of revenue

Budget 2017-it is proposed to insert a new section 241A to provide that, for the returns furnished for assessment year commencing on or after 1st April, 2017, where refund of any amount becomes due to the assessee under section 143(1) and the Assessing Officer is of the opinion that grant of refund may adversely affect the recovery of rev...

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Posted Under: Income Tax |

Major Achievements of CBDT in Current Financial Year 2016-17

Major Achievements of CBDT in Current Financial Year 2016-17 so far include among others Enactment of The Benami Transactions (Prohibition) Amendment Act, 2016, Implementation of The Direct Tax Dispute Resolution Scheme, 2016 and of GAAR from Assessment Year 2018-19;...

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Posted Under: Income Tax |

CBDT enables processing of unprocessed returns having refund claims

AST Instruction No. 142 (09/12/2016)

CBDT enables Functionality for processing of unprocessed returns for technical / Other Reason for AY 2007-08 to 2011-12 having refund claims ...

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