Section 271A

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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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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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 and Prosecutions Under Income tax Act, 1961

Income Tax - Penalties and Prosecutions Default in complying with provisions of or with conditions prescribed under the Income-tax Act would attract certain penalty and in critical cases prosecutions as well. The document will provide you information about the punishable offences, prosecutions and the quantum of penalties that can be imposed under the...

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No penalty u/s 271A when assessee unable to produce books of Accounts due to circumstances beyond control

Ashok Kumar Dutta Vs DCIT (ITAT Kolkata) - Ashok Kumar Dutta Vs DCIT (ITAT Kolkata) Notice u/s 274 read with section 271A of the Income Tax Act, 1961. The word maintained and retained has been used in section 271A of the Act .If assesseee fails to maintain or  fails to retain such books of accounts and other documents . The Income tax autho...

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No penalty for not maintaining books – Calculation of Turnover from Derivative Transaction – Debatable issue – Reasonable cause

Vijay Kumar Jain Vs ITO (ITAT Jaipur) - Vijay Kumar Jain Vs ITO (ITAT Jaipur) At the outset, we note that this Tribunal has taken a consistent view that the turnover in respect of derivative transactions has to be computed by taking the total sum of positive and negative outcome of the transactions instead of the total amount of transacti...

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Section 271(1)(c) Penalty Justified if Assessee not Acted Bonafidely

Gangotri Textiles Ltd. Vs. DCIT (Madras High Court) - Gangotri Textiles Ltd. Vs. DCIT (Madras High Court) The issue under consideration is whether the penalty u/s 271(1)(c) levied by the assessing officer is justified in law? In the present case, the assessee did not disclose about the sale of the lands and windmill in the return of income, which was c...

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Income U/s. 271AAA justified if Asssessee fails to specify as to how she derived undisclosed income

Pr. CIT Vs Ritu Singal (Delhi High Court) - Assessee clearly failed to specify as to how she derived undisclosed income and under what head it fell in (rent, capital gains, professional or business income out of money lending source of the income, etc. Unless such facts were mentioned with some specificity, it could not be said that conditio...

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No Penalty U/s. 271B if assessee maintained books of account

Mohd. Imtiyaz Khan Prop Vs Income Tax Officer (ITAT Lucknow) - Whether penalty under section 271B of the Act could be levied in a case where the books of account were maintained by the assessee. The Hon'ble jurisdictional High Court in that case held that where no account has been maintained, section 271B does not get attracted and instead recourse under sectio...

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Prosecutions and Punishment under Income Tax Act, 1961

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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Penalties under Income-Tax Act, 1961

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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Income Tax Offences liable to prosecution

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

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 and Prosecutions Under Income tax Act, 1961

Penalties and Prosecutions Default in complying with provisions of or with conditions prescribed under the Income-tax Act would attract certain penalty and in critical cases prosecutions as well. The document will provide you information about the punishable offences, prosecutions and the quantum of penalties that can be imposed under the...

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Posted Under: Income Tax |

No penalty u/s 271A when assessee unable to produce books of Accounts due to circumstances beyond control

Ashok Kumar Dutta Vs DCIT (ITAT Kolkata)

Ashok Kumar Dutta Vs DCIT (ITAT Kolkata) Notice u/s 274 read with section 271A of the Income Tax Act, 1961. The word maintained and retained has been used in section 271A of the Act .If assesseee fails to maintain or  fails to retain such books of accounts and other documents . The Income tax authority […]...

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No penalty for not maintaining books – Calculation of Turnover from Derivative Transaction – Debatable issue – Reasonable cause

Vijay Kumar Jain Vs ITO (ITAT Jaipur)

Vijay Kumar Jain Vs ITO (ITAT Jaipur) At the outset, we note that this Tribunal has taken a consistent view that the turnover in respect of derivative transactions has to be computed by taking the total sum of positive and negative outcome of the transactions instead of the total amount of transaction. Accordingly, when the […]...

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Football & Income Tax- Penalty, in both, is Hefty

Arjuna, while playing on the Football Ground if, a player pushes other players or creates any obstruction then the referee whistles and show a Yellow Card. Yellow Card represents a mild penalty. If you look at Income Tax, the taxpayers are intimated by a prior notice and thereafter a penalty is levied...

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Section 271(1)(c) Penalty Justified if Assessee not Acted Bonafidely

Gangotri Textiles Ltd. Vs. DCIT (Madras High Court)

Gangotri Textiles Ltd. Vs. DCIT (Madras High Court) The issue under consideration is whether the penalty u/s 271(1)(c) levied by the assessing officer is justified in law? In the present case, the assessee did not disclose about the sale of the lands and windmill in the return of income, which was clear from the perusal […]...

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Section 271A Penalty for failure to keep / maintain or retain books of accounts, documents

Section 271A – Penalty for failure to keep / maintain or retain books of accounts, documents etc. Section 44AA of the Income Tax Act read with rule 6F of the Income Tax Rules requires certain specified persons, carrying on business or profession, to mandatorily keep / maintain books of accounts or other documents. In case […]...

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