Income Tax Notices

Starting at Rs. 2500 (Excl of Taxes)

Income Tax notice is received when the assessing officer finds default in the return filed. A notice maybe received due to various reasons like non filing of Income Tax Return, Defect in the return filed, instances where the income declared in the return filed does not match with the data available with the Income Tax Department through various sources.

The Income Tax Department has recently made filing of Income Tax Notices & CIT(Appeals) faceless i.e the reply to the notices are to be given online without knowing who is conducting the assessment. This is a great initiative to reduce corruption and bring in more transperancy.

There are various sections under which Income Tax Notice maybe received. It is always advisable to reply to the notices within the time
limited granted to avoid penalties and addition of income. MyEfilings has a qualified team of Chartered Accountants who shall help you to understand and reply to the notice received by you hassfle free at reasonable price.

Income Tax Notices Are Crucial That Need Immediate and the Right Response.

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The Income Tax Department may impose penalties under various sections for not replying to the scrutiny notice. MyEfilings shall help you draft and submit the reply within the time limit to avoid penalties.
If the reply to the notice is not given in a appropriate manner or the information asked for is not provided, the assessing officer may make addition to the income and hence you would have to pay more tax.

Process for Income Tax Notices

Sharing the Notice

The Notice received shall be shared with the MyEfiligs Team.

Information Collection

The additional Information required to understand the notice shall be asked for.

Submission

The information as well as documents received shall be submitted to the Income Tax Department.

Order

Congratulations your notice has been resolved. You shall get a order from the department as a confirmation of closure of the notice.

FAQ'S

No, every tax notice does not demand for additional tax. Notices are issued under different sections and every section has some different demand.

Yes, responding to tax notice is necessary in every case otherwise you have to face the consequences as stated afterwards.

Non-payment of tax demand attracts penalty and prosecution under various provisions of the Income Tax Act, 1961 and interest @ 1% p.m. or part of the month on the amount of default.

  1. Notice u/s 143(1)-Intimation
  2. Notice u/s 142(1)- To seek additional information or documents
  3. Notice u/s 139(9)- Defective Return
  4. Notice u/s 143(2)- Scrutiny Notice
  5. Notice u/s 156- Demand Notice
Particular proceedings may take place manually in following situation(s) -Where manual books of accounts or original documents have to be examined -Where AO invokes provisions of Section 131 of the Act or a notice is issued for carrying out third enquiries/investigations. -Where examination of witness is required to be made.

Proceedings kept out of E-Proceedings

  • Search cases
  • Best Judgment assessment cases.
  • Set-aside cases/remand back cases
  • Non PAN cases.
To summarize, the date of first appearance of notice under E-proceedings tab in assesses official login on efilings portal shall be the date of dispatch as well as date of services of notice.
The e-assessment Scheme introduces the concept of team based assessment with dynamic jurisdiction which would bring about transparency, efficiency, and standardization of procedures by eliminating the human interface between the taxpayer and the Income-tax department.