section 271(1)(c)

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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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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Power of Commissioner to Reduce or Waive Income Tax Penalty

Income Tax - 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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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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Specified Domestic Transaction- Penalty for Concealment of Income

Income Tax - The provisions of transfer pricing are designed to keep a check on the practice of reducing the tax liability by entering into transactions at prices higher/lower than market prices with one or more associated entity....

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Easwar Committee Recommends Non-Levy Of Penalty in certain circumstances

Income Tax - The Committee recommends that the scope of Section 273B should be suitably enlarged to provide that penalty for concealment of income or furnishing inaccurate particulars thereof will not be imposed where any addition or disallowance is made without any evidence or in a routine manner or on estimate and in cases where the Assessing Office...

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Return filed U/s. 153A would be deemed to be return filed U/s.139

Sureshbhai Gordhanbhai Prajapati Vs DCIT (ITAT Ahmedabad) - Where assessee had filed return under section 153A, which was accepted by revenue, therefore, no penalty under section 271(1)(c) could be imposed for concealment of income because return filed under section 153A would be deemed to be return filed under section 139....

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No penalty for wrong interpretations of provisions of Income Tax Act

Sunita Shreegopal Barasia Vs Asstt. CIT (ITAT Mumbai) - Penalty under section 271(1)(c) could not be levied for bonafide explanation furnished by assessee as assessee had not offered interest income for tax due to wrong interpretations of the provisions of the Act, not on account of deliberate concealment of income or furnishing of inaccurate particulars...

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No Section 271(1)(c) penalty for genuine omissions in Income Tax Returns

Omega Corrugators Pvt. Ltd Vs ITO (ITAT Mumbai) - Omega Corrugators Pvt. Ltd Vs ITO (ITAT Mumbai) ITAT Mumbai bench has held that genuine omissions must be excluded from the levy of penalty under section 271 (1)(c) of the Income Tax Act, 1961. We find that assessee has debited a sum of Rs.3,57,541/- towards loss on sale of motor car in its profit a...

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No Penalty on Income declared in revised return filed within limitation period

Gajjan Singh Thind Vs ACIT (ITAT Chandigarh) - The provisions of section 271(1)(c) of the Act are penal in nature and they are required to be strictly construed. These cannot be extended by way of liberal interpretation to include the cases, which otherwise, do not fall within the purview and scope of the provisions of section 271(1)(c) of the A...

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No penalty for wrong claim due to inadvertent clerical error committed by CA

Harish Kumar, (Huf) Vs DCIT (ITAT Delhi) - Making of wrong claim due to inadvertent clerical error committed by Chartered Accountant could not be classified as furnishing of inaccurate particulars so as to levy penalty under section 271(1)(c) when assessee had voluntarily filed revised computation and AO had completed assessment on the basis...

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Immunity under Section 270AA of Income-tax Act, 1961- CBDT Clarifies

Circular No 5/2018-Income Tax - (16/08/2018) - Section 270AA of the Income-tax Act, 1961 (the Act) inter alia provides that w.e.f. 1 st April, 2017, the Assessing Officer, on an application made by an assessee, may grant immunity from imposition of penalty under section 270A (not being penalty for misreporting) and initiation of proceedings unde...

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Return filed U/s. 153A would be deemed to be return filed U/s.139

Sureshbhai Gordhanbhai Prajapati Vs DCIT (ITAT Ahmedabad)

Where assessee had filed return under section 153A, which was accepted by revenue, therefore, no penalty under section 271(1)(c) could be imposed for concealment of income because return filed under section 153A would be deemed to be return filed under section 139....

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Mere disallowance due to difference of opinion cannot lead to penalty

DCIT Vs  Duron Technologies (India) Pvt. Ltd. (ITAT Mumbai)

Where assessee was under a bona fide belief about allowability of certain provisions and there was no suppression of facts or deliberate concealment on assessee’s part, mere disallowance by AO due to difference of opinion could not lead to levy of penalty under section 271(1)(c)....

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No penalty for wrong interpretations of provisions of Income Tax Act

Sunita Shreegopal Barasia Vs Asstt. CIT (ITAT Mumbai)

Penalty under section 271(1)(c) could not be levied for bonafide explanation furnished by assessee as assessee had not offered interest income for tax due to wrong interpretations of the provisions of the Act, not on account of deliberate concealment of income or furnishing of inaccurate particulars of such income....

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No Section 271(1)(c) penalty for genuine omissions in Income Tax Returns

Omega Corrugators Pvt. Ltd Vs ITO (ITAT Mumbai)

Omega Corrugators Pvt. Ltd Vs ITO (ITAT Mumbai) ITAT Mumbai bench has held that genuine omissions must be excluded from the levy of penalty under section 271 (1)(c) of the Income Tax Act, 1961. We find that assessee has debited a sum of Rs.3,57,541/- towards loss on sale of motor car in its profit and […]...

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No Penalty on Income declared in revised return filed within limitation period

Gajjan Singh Thind Vs ACIT (ITAT Chandigarh)

The provisions of section 271(1)(c) of the Act are penal in nature and they are required to be strictly construed. These cannot be extended by way of liberal interpretation to include the cases, which otherwise, do not fall within the purview and scope of the provisions of section 271(1)(c) of the Act....

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No penalty for wrong claim due to inadvertent clerical error committed by CA

Harish Kumar, (Huf) Vs DCIT (ITAT Delhi)

Making of wrong claim due to inadvertent clerical error committed by Chartered Accountant could not be classified as furnishing of inaccurate particulars so as to levy penalty under section 271(1)(c) when assessee had voluntarily filed revised computation and AO had completed assessment on the basis of details furnished by assessee....

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Share application Money in Cash- False details- Penalty Justified

Deepak Petrochem Ltd. Vs DCIT (ITAT Ahmedabad)

Deepak Petrochem Ltd. Vs DCIT (ITAT Ahmedabad) Brief facts of the case are that the assessee has filed its return of income on 30.10.2002 declaring total loss at Rs.29,31,379/-. The case of the assessee was selected for scrutiny assessment and notice under section 143(2) was issued and served upon the assessee. On scrutiny of the [&hellip...

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Penalty cannot be levied on surmises, conjectures and possibilities

Rajendra Shingi Vs DCIT (ITAT Jaipur)

Concealment of particulars of income or furnishing of inaccurate particulars of income by the assessee has to be in the income tax return filed by it. Even if some discrepancies were found during the survey resulting in surrender of income by the assessee, once the assessee has declared the said income in the return of income filed under ...

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No Penalty Merely for denial of expenditure claimed as revenue

Nortel Networks India Pvt. Ltd. Vs DCIT (ITAT Delhi)

Nortel Networks India Pvt. Ltd. Vs DCIT (ITAT Delhi) In the instant case, the assessee has offered Explanation as why the transaction of loss of security was claimed as business loss. This Explanation has not found to be false by the Assessing Officer. Further, the assessee substantiated the Explanation by way of filing relevant documents...

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No concealment penalty even for not disclosing income in ITR if shown in balance sheet

PCIT Vs Trisha Krishnan (Madras High Court)

Assessee, in the instant case, has not concealed the income deliberately (particularly in the light of the fact that advances have been shown in the balance sheet filed even along with the original return) and therefore, is not liable for imposition of penalty under Section 271(1)(c) of the IT Act....

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