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.