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Overview of Section 132: Search and Seizure under Income Tax Act

Income Tax : Explore Section 132 of the Income Tax Act, detailing search and seizure powers, authorizations, examinations, and rules for a tran...

January 30, 2024 2238 Views 0 comment Print

Completed/Unabated Assessments – No Addition if no Incriminating Material Found During Search: SC

Income Tax : Core issue involved in the appeals is the scope of assessment u/s 153A. question posed for consideration is, as to whether in resp...

April 25, 2023 2706 Views 0 comment Print

Exclusion of 15 day period for issuance of section 148 notice in Search cases

Income Tax : In cases where a search under section 132 is initiated or a search for which the last of the authorization is executed or requisit...

February 5, 2023 5037 Views 0 comment Print

Assistance to authorised officer during Income Tax search & seizure

Income Tax : During search authorised officer, may requisition services of any other person or entity, as approved by PCIT or CCIT, Principal ...

February 5, 2023 2121 Views 0 comment Print

Union Budget 2023-24- Proposed Changes relating to Income Tax Search & Seizure Provisions 

Finance : In Finance Bill 2023 Finance Minister recommended significant though few changes relating to Income Tax Search & Seizure ...

February 2, 2023 2790 Views 0 comment Print


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Chhattisgarh Tax Raid Exposes Rs. 13 Crore Scam – Ministry Report

Income Tax : In-depth analysis of the Income Tax Department crackdown in Chhattisgarh, uncovering a Rs. 13 crore scam involving a PEP, associat...

February 9, 2024 648 Views 0 comment Print

Income Tax Raids: Unearthing a Rs. 1,000 Crore Scam in Mumbai’s Electrical Industry

Income Tax : Ministry of Finance reveals Income Tax Department's massive search operation exposing a major tax evasion scheme in Mumbai's elect...

January 11, 2024 996 Views 0 comment Print

Income Tax Raids in Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and Telangana

Income Tax : Income Tax Department's recent searches reveal tax evasion schemes by contractors, leading to unaccounted cash and asset creation....

October 17, 2023 924 Views 0 comment Print

Kashmir Valley Income Tax Search Operation Reveals Major Tax Evasion

Income Tax : Recent Income Tax search operation in Kashmir Valley exposes a prominent business group's substantial tax evasion in sectors inclu...

October 12, 2023 585 Views 0 comment Print

Income Tax Department conducts searches in West Bengal and Assam

Income Tax : Income Tax Department conducted search and seizure operations on a business group operating largely in North Bengal region of the ...

May 18, 2023 372 Views 0 comment Print


Latest Judiciary


HC Quashes Appeal as No Incriminating Material Found During Income Tax Search

Income Tax : Delhi High Court dismisses the Income Tax Departments appeal against Meera Gupta for Assessment Years 2009-10, 2011-12 & 2013-14, ...

August 11, 2023 414 Views 0 comment Print

No addition in case of search Assessment, if no incriminating material found during search: SC

Income Tax : In respect of completed/unabated assessments, no addition can be made in absence of any incriminating material found during search...

April 25, 2023 13053 Views 0 comment Print

Income Tax Search to be conducted by jurisdictional officers of assessee only

Income Tax : Madras HC declares search at Anil Jain's residence and office illegal. Jurisdictional issues raised. Reference to Section 120 and ...

April 17, 2023 2703 Views 0 comment Print

Amendment to section 153C also applies to Section 132 searches conducted before 01.06.2015: SC

Income Tax : SC held that amendment to Section 153C vide Finance Act, 2015 shall be applicable to searches conducted under Section 132 before 0...

April 8, 2023 1713 Views 0 comment Print

Addition merely based on confession during search is unsustainable

Income Tax : ITAT Mumbai held that addition merely on the basis of confession during the course of search operation without supporting evidence...

January 21, 2023 2250 Views 0 comment Print


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Income Tax Dept searches a group from Erode in Tamil Nadu

Income Tax : The Income Tax Department carried out searches on 14.12.2020 in a group case from Erode in Tamil Nadu, covering 15 premises at Ero...

December 17, 2020 945 Views 0 comment Print

Income Tax Department conducts searches in Chandigarh

Income Tax : The Income Tax Department carried out search and seizure operations on 13.12.2020 in the case of a Chandigarh based listed pharmac...

December 16, 2020 771 Views 0 comment Print

Detection of undisclosed income of more than Rs. 450 crore in searches in Tamil Nadu

Income Tax : The related concerns of the assessee group are involved in financing, money lending and real estate development. The unaccounted t...

November 29, 2020 705 Views 0 comment Print

Income Tax Department searches at Chennai based IT Infra group

Income Tax : The Income Tax Department has carried out searches at 5 locations in Chennai and Madurai on 4.11.2020 in the case of a Chennai bas...

November 7, 2020 828 Views 0 comment Print

Income Tax Department conducts searches in Kerala

Income Tax : The Income Tax Department has carried out search and seizure operations on 05.11.2020 in the case of a well-known self-styled evan...

November 6, 2020 645 Views 0 comment Print


Income Tax searches people related to film Industry in Tamil Nadu

August 10, 2022 345 Views 0 comment Print

Income Tax Department conducts searches in Tamil Nadu The Income Tax Department carried out search and seizure operations on 02.08.2022 in the cases of certain producers, distributors, and financiers associated with the film Industry. The search operations were conducted at almost 40 premises located in Chennai, Madurai, Coimbatore and Vellore. During the course of the […]

Income Tax searches an ex-fund manager in Mumbai

August 6, 2022 300 Views 0 comment Print

Income Tax Department conducts searches in Mumbai The Income Tax Department carried out a search and seizure operation on 28.07.2022 on an ex-fund manager and chief trader of equities of a prominent mutual fund house along with related sharebrokers, middlemen and entry operators. The search action covered more than 25 premises, spread across Mumbai, Ahmedabad, […]

Income Tax Department searches Healthcare Provider Groups

August 3, 2022 177 Views 0 comment Print

Income Tax Department conducts searches on Healthcare Provider Groups in Haryana and Delhi-NCR The Income Tax Department carried out search and seizure operations on 27.07.2022 on several groups engaged in the healthcare services by running hospitals. A total of 44 premises were covered during the search action in Delhi-NCR. During the course of the search […]

Income Tax Department searches Gujarat business conglomerate

August 2, 2022 357 Views 0 comment Print

Income Tax Department conducts searches in Gujarat The Income Tax Department carried out a search and seizure operation on 20.07.2022 on a prominent business conglomerate engaged in diversified fields of Textiles, Chemicals, Packaging, Real estate and Education. The search action covered a total of 58 premises, spread across Kheda, Ahmedabad, Mumbai, Hyderabad and Kolkata. As […]

Income Tax Department searches two business groups in Tamil Nadu

July 30, 2022 327 Views 0 comment Print

Income Tax Department carried out a search and seizure operation on 20.07.2022 on two business groups; one engaged in real estate, and the other in contracts related to road and railway construction.

Criticial Analysis of Search and Seizure In Vivo v/s ED

July 28, 2022 2538 Views 1 comment Print

As per ED, Vivo deployed the technique of tax-loss harvesting by creating multiple shell/ dormant companies which were used to transfer its revenue domestically and further back-tracked them to China causing loss to Indian exchequer. It was also alleged that the officials at Vivo did not cooperate with ED.

Income Tax Department conducts searches in Mumbai

July 26, 2022 348 Views 0 comment Print

Income Tax Department carried out a search and seizure operation on 05.07.2022 on a group engaged in agro and textile business, and another group of entry operators. A total of 27 premises were covered during the search action in Mumbai and Delhi NCR. During the course of the search operation, a large number of incriminating evidences […]

Seizure of Gold Jewelry & Bullions & Reliefs under Income Tax Act

July 20, 2022 7800 Views 0 comment Print

Dive into the complexities of Income Tax Act seizures of gold jewelry and bullions in India. Explore the significance of gold, the authority granted under Section 132, and the relief available to taxpayers through CBDT circulars and judicial pronouncements. Stay informed about the regulations and procedures to navigate tax implications.

Income Tax Department searches Pharmaceutical Group in Bengaluru

July 16, 2022 435 Views 0 comment Print

Income Tax Department conducts searches on a Pharmaceutical Group in Bengaluru Income Tax Department carried out search and seizure operations on 06.07.2022 on a major Bengaluru-based pharmaceutical group, engaged in the business of manufacturing and marketing of pharmaceutical products and Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (API). The group has presence in over 50 countries. The search action […]

Income Tax Department searches two business groups in Tamil Nadu

July 16, 2022 312 Views 0 comment Print

Income Tax Department conducts searches two business groups in Tamil Nadu Income Tax Department carried out search and seizure operations on 06.07.2022 on two business groups of Tamil Nadu engaged in the business of Civil Contracts, Real Estate, Advertising etc. The search operations were carried out at more than 40 premises located in Chennai, Coimbatore […]