Income Tax Notice

WHILE FILING AN INCOME TAX RETURN IT MAY BE POSSIBLE THAT SOME INCOME OR DEDUCTIONS ARE NOT CONSIDERED BY THE PERSON WHO FILE THE RETURN.THERE ARE MANY REASONS WHEN INCOME TAX DEPARTMENT SENT NOTICE TO THE ASSESSEE TO INTIMATE THEM ABOUT THE DEFECTS IN RETURN.

THE REASONS OF ISSUING INCOME TAX RETURN ARE:-

  • DEFECTS IN INCOME TAX RETURN FILING.
  • REQUIRED EXTRA DOCUMENTS OR EVIDENCE IN SUPPORT OF RETURN.
  • INCOMPLETE RETURN.
  • REQUIRED ADDITIONAL INFORMATION FOR CLARIFICATION.

THE NOTICE OF INCOME TAX IS ADDRESSED TO ASSESSE BY THE INCOME TAX DEPARTMENT OR IN CASE THE ASSESSEE IS MINOR SO THE NOTICE IS TO BE SENT TO HIS/HER GUARDIAN.

THERE ARE VARIOUS TYPES OF INCOME TAX NOTICE:-

  • INTIMATION NOTICE: – THIS IS MOST COMMON TYPE OF NOTICE IS ISSUED UNDER SECTION 143(1) OF INCOME TAX ACT BY THE INCOME TAX DEPARTMENT IN CASE OF ANY ERROR OR INCORRECT CLAIM BY THE ASSESSEE.
  • ENQUIRY NOTICE:– THIS TYPE OF NOTICE IS ISSUED UNDER SECTION 142(1) WHEN AN ASSESSEE FILED RETURN BUT DEPARTMENT WANT FURTHER DETAILS IN FORM OF INFORMATION OR DOCUMENT OR EVIDENCE TO COMPLETE THE RETURN PROCESS.
  • DEFECTIVE RETURN NOTICE:– THIS TYPE OF NOTICE IS ISSUED TO THE ASSESSEE UNDER SECTION 139(1) OF THE INCOME TAX ACT BY THE INCOME TAX DEPARTMENT WHEN FILED INCOME TAX RETURN DOES NOT CONTAIN ALL NECESSARY INFORMATION OR THE INFORMATION WHICH IS GIVEN IS INCORRECT.
  • SCRUTINY NOTICE:– THIS TYPE OF NOTICE IS ISSUED TO THE ASSESSEE UNDER SECTION 143(2)OF THE INCOME TAX ACT BY THE INCOME TAX DEPARTMENT WHEN THE OFFICER IS NOT SATISFIED WITH THE GIVEN DOCUMENTS AND INFORMATION BY THE TAXPAYER.
  • DEMAND NOTICE:– THIS TYPE OF NOTICE IS ISSUED UNDER SECTION 156 OF THE INCOME TAX ACT BY THE INCOME TAX DEPARTMENT OFFICER TO THE ASSESSEE WHEN ANY TAX,PENALTY,INTEREST ,FINE OR ANY OTHER AMOUNT IS NOT PAID BY THE TAXPAYER.

 

AFTER RECEIVING THE NOTICE THERE IS NO POINT TO DELAY TO GIVE REPLY TO THAT NOTICE..YOU HAVE TO GIVE YOUR PROPER REPLY IN A STIPULATED TIME PERIOD WITH ALL INFORMATION AND SUPPORTED EVIDENCES. WHEN THE REPLY OF NOTICE IS NOT GIVEN IN FRAMED TIME PERIOD THERE IS CHANCE OF ATTRACTING PENALTY AND EVEN IN SOME CASE IMPRISONMENT ALSO.

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