section 147

FAQs on Assessments under the Income-tax Law

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 his return of income. Once the return of income is filed by the taxpayer...

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Time Limits for Issuance of Notices, Orders under Different Sections of Income Tax Act, 1961

Income Tax - Income Tax Act, 1961 contains different time limits for issuance of notice, filing of application, completion of assessments, passing of penalty order under several sections. Hence, for the ease of reference for professionals and students ...

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Types of Notices under Income Tax Act, 1961

Income Tax - Notice under Section 142(1) - Inquiry before assessment Notice under Section 142(1) is usually served to call upon documents and details from the tax payers, and to take a particular case under assessment.The basic purpose is to inquire the details of the assessee before making assessment under the Act. It can be related to ‘Preliminary...

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Assessment/Re-assessment Procedure u/s. 147 of Income Tax Act, 1961

Income Tax - Assessment/Re-assessment is a procedure adopted to determine the correctness of the income disclosed by the assessee and tax payable thereon. Than what is reassessment and why there is need of reassessment? Section 147 and 148 of Income Tax Act is a well designed weapon for the Income Tax Department empowering it to assess, re-assess or...

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Assessment or Reassessment Notice U/s 148

Income Tax - The power of assessment or reassessment of any income chargeable to tax that have escaped assessment has been provided under section 147 r w s 148 of Income Tax Act of 1961. If the assessing officer has the reason to believe that any income chargeable to tax has escaped assessment then the assessing officer may subject to the provisions o...

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Notices for assessment/reassessment of income of old cases

Income Tax - Under the provisions of Income-tax Act, 1961, notices for assessment/reassessment of income of old cases of more than six years from the end of the relevant assessment year can be issued only in the following exceptional situations: i. Under clause (c) of sub-section (1) of section 149 of the Act, in cases where income in […]...

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No Reopening of Assessment to be made on Audit Objections: Committee Recommends

Income Tax - One of the key sources of dispute is the existing arrangement for follow up on audit objections by Internal Audit Party and the Revenue Audit Party. In terms of the existing arrangement, the Assessing Officer is required to take corrective steps following audit objections. The corrective measures take the form of rectification or reassess...

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SC issues notice to Amitabh Bachchan

Income Tax - NOTICE TO AB Sr. The Supreme Court has issued a notice to Mr. Amitabh Bachchan regarding his case for A.Y. 02-03 on a petition from the revenue. On 13th October, 2002, Mr. Bachchan filed his return for the year stating his income to be Rs. 14.99 crore, later on 31st March, 2003, he filed a […]...

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Government shouldn’t reopen old tax assessment cases -Assocham

Income Tax - ASSOCHAM wants correction as FM begins pre-budget consultations Showing a grave concern over the fact that notices for reopening of assessments by the tax authorities are being issued in thousands in recent times, ASSOCHAM today said returns should not be re-opened beyond three years. As Finance Minister P Chidambaram has started his pre-...

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ITAT – Anguish over ITAT deciding case on a casual, offhanded and cavalier manner – Delhi HC

Income Tax - The High Court noted with anguish that even at the second appellate stage the matters are being dealt with in such a casual manner. The High Court stated that it did not expect the Tribunal, which the highest fact-finding authority in matters relatin...

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Notice U/s. 148 unsustainable Once Arm’s Length Price Procedure Followed

Honda Motor Co. Ltd. Vs DCIT (ITAT Delhi) - Honda Motor Co. Ltd. Case: Where Reassessment Is Based Only On Allegation That Appellant Has PE In India, Notice Under Section 148 Cannot Sustain Once Arm’s Length Price Procedure Has Been Followed....

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Reassessment notice solely based on audit opinion not valid

PCIT Vs FIS Global Business Solutions India Pvt. Ltd (Delhi High Court) - PCIT Vs FIS Global Business Solutions India Pvt. Ltd (Delhi High Court) In the present case, the reassessment notice is solely based on an audit opinion. Having regard to the fact that the assessee’s challenge to the previous year’s re-assessment orders was successful – in FIS Global Busi...

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SC allows Reopening of Income Tax Case of Sonia & Rahul Gandhi

Soniya Gandhi Vs ACIT (Supreme Court of India) - Soniya Gandhi Vs ACIT (Supreme Court of India) Supreme Court of India has allowed Income Tax Department to reopen tax case against Congress leaders Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi for A.Y. 2011-12 in connection with National Herald case. Hon’ble Supreme Court has held as follows:- “For cer...

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Notice u/s 143(2) issued by AO before return filing has no meaning

Shri Sudhir Menon Vs The Asst. Commissioner of Income Tax (ITAT Mumbai) - Shri Sudhir Menon Vs ACIT (ITAT Mumbai) The assessee filed return of income under section 148 of the Act vide letter dated 23.05.2013 stating that the original return of income can be treated as return filed in response to notice under section 148 of the Act. It means that the assessee has filed ret...

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Reassessment u/s 147 void in absence of fresh tangible material with AO

ACIT Vs M/s Goldmohur Design and Apparel Park Ltd. (ITAT Mumbai) - ACIT Vs M/s Goldmohur Design and Apparel Park Ltd. (ITAT Mumbai) Under the new provisions of section 147, an assessment can be reopened if the Assessing Officer has ‘reason to believe’ that income chargeable to tax has escaped assessment; but if he wants to do so after a period of four y...

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No Reopening for mere increase in Turnover due to demonetisation

Circular No. 40/2016-Income Tax - (09/12/2016) - Mere increase in turnover, because of use of digital means of payment or otherwise , in a particular year cannot be a sole reason to believe that income has escaped assessment in earlier years....

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Recent Posts in "section 147"

Notice U/s. 148 unsustainable Once Arm’s Length Price Procedure Followed

Honda Motor Co. Ltd. Vs DCIT (ITAT Delhi)

Honda Motor Co. Ltd. Case: Where Reassessment Is Based Only On Allegation That Appellant Has PE In India, Notice Under Section 148 Cannot Sustain Once Arm’s Length Price Procedure Has Been Followed....

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Reassessment notice solely based on audit opinion not valid

PCIT Vs FIS Global Business Solutions India Pvt. Ltd (Delhi High Court)

PCIT Vs FIS Global Business Solutions India Pvt. Ltd (Delhi High Court) In the present case, the reassessment notice is solely based on an audit opinion. Having regard to the fact that the assessee’s challenge to the previous year’s re-assessment orders was successful – in FIS Global Business Solutions India Pvt. Ltd. v. ACIT 2...

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SC allows Reopening of Income Tax Case of Sonia & Rahul Gandhi

Soniya Gandhi Vs ACIT (Supreme Court of India)

Soniya Gandhi Vs ACIT (Supreme Court of India) Supreme Court of India has allowed Income Tax Department to reopen tax case against Congress leaders Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi for A.Y. 2011-12 in connection with National Herald case. Hon’ble Supreme Court has held as follows:- “For certain reasons, it is not possible to take...

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Notice u/s 143(2) issued by AO before return filing has no meaning

Shri Sudhir Menon Vs The Asst. Commissioner of Income Tax (ITAT Mumbai)

Shri Sudhir Menon Vs ACIT (ITAT Mumbai) The assessee filed return of income under section 148 of the Act vide letter dated 23.05.2013 stating that the original return of income can be treated as return filed in response to notice under section 148 of the Act. It means that the assessee has filed return of […]...

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Reassessment u/s 147 void in absence of fresh tangible material with AO

ACIT Vs M/s Goldmohur Design and Apparel Park Ltd. (ITAT Mumbai)

ACIT Vs M/s Goldmohur Design and Apparel Park Ltd. (ITAT Mumbai) Under the new provisions of section 147, an assessment can be reopened if the Assessing Officer has ‘reason to believe’ that income chargeable to tax has escaped assessment; but if he wants to do so after a period of four years or merely on […]...

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Notice U/s. 148 valid despite no fresh material if Return was processed U/s. 143(1)

Ajay Narayan Bhoir Vs ACIT(ITAT Mumbai)

Ajay Narayan Bhoir Vs ACIT (ITAT Mumbai) In case of return of income processed under section 143(1), the only condition to be satisfied for reopening is that taxable income has escaped assessment and the assessee’s plea that no fresh material was there before the AO warranting re-opening, was not relevant. FULL TEXT OF THE ITAT [&hellip...

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Non-issuance of notice U/s. 143(2) & Applicability of section 292BB

PCIT Vs Oberoi Hotels Pvt. Ltd. (Calcutta High Court)

PCIT Vs Oberoi Hotels Pvt. Ltd. (Calcutta High Court) Section 292BB does not dispense with issuance of any notice that is mandated to be issued under the Act, but merely cures the defect of service of such notice if an objection in such regard is not taken before completion of assessment or reassessment as time […]...

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Dayanidhi Maran: S.148 Recording of reasons does not mean that same should be communicated along with notice itself

Dayanidhi Maran Vs ACIT (Madras High Court)

In the present cases on hand, the request made by the writ petitioner had been complied with and the reasons for reopening of the escaped assessment had been communicated to the writ petitioner. The said propositions are very well recognised by the Supreme Court of India in the case of GKN Driveshafts (India) Ltd. Thus the very provision ...

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Sanction for reassessment by JC in a mechanical manner is invalid

CIT, Jabalpur Vs M/s S. Goyanka Lime and Chemicals Ltd. (Madhya Pradesh HC)

In this case Joint Commissioner had acted mechanically in order to discharge his statutory obligation properly in the matter of recording sanction as he merely wrote on the format Yes, I am satisfied which indicated as if he was to sign only on the dotted line, whereas satisfaction has to be with objectivity on objective material. Thus, r...

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Merely because AO did not raise specific queries & is silent in assessment order does not mean there is no application of mind

State Bank Of India Vs ACIT (Bombay High Court)

State Bank Of India Vs ACIT (Bombay High Court) It is submitted that in this case, the Assessing Officer while passing the regular assessment orders had overlooked and/or ignored this particular claim. It is submitted that it is not a case of change of opinion as neither the assessment order referred to allowing of this […]...

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