Income tax issues 7 kinds of notices if there are deficiencies in ITR, know their meaning

In case of any doubt on the documents given by the taxpayer on filing the income tax return, notice can also come under section 142.

In case of any doubt on the documents given by the taxpayer on filing the income tax return, notice can also come under section 142.

If there is any difference between your income and tax, then notice can also come in different sections of the Income Tax Act. No need to panic. However, try not to make mistakes while filling the RTR.

New Delhi. The Income Tax Department issues a notice if there is a flaw in the Income Tax Return, ie ITR. Few people know what the meaning of these notices (Income Tax Notice) is? There are generally seven types of notices.

However, if there is any difference between your income and tax, then notice can also come in different sections of the Income Tax Act. Or if there is any information left to be filled, then notice also comes. CA Harigopal Patidar says that notice to the Income Tax Department is a normal procedure. There is no need to panic. However, try not to make mistakes while filling the RTR. Always be cautious while filling ITR and submit the form after thorough examination. Let’s know about all the notices of the Income Tax Department.
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Section 142: This notice is the most common notice. This is given if the income tax returns are not filed. Under this, one can be asked for scrutiny of accounts. This notice can also come in case of any doubt on the documents given by the taxpayer on filing the income tax return.Section 133A: This is the second most common notice issued by the Income Tax Department. A notice is issued for survey or scrutiny of accounts under Section 133A.

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Section 156: If any tax, interest, damages etc. remain unpaid on behalf of taxpayers, then they can be asked to pay by issuing notice under section 156.
Section 131 (1A): Under Section 131 (1A) of the Income Tax Act, an assessing officer has the right to suspect that the taxpayer has concealed certain income. This means that on receipt of the notice, you will have to provide proof that you have not hidden any income.
Section 143 (1): The notice under Section 143 (1) comes when it is found that there was a mistake while filing tax return or any wrong information has been given. In such a case, additional tax is demanded.
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Section 143 (2): A notice under Section 143 (2) means that a regular assessment check will be done by the Assessing Office.
Section 148: This notice will come when the Assessing Officer feels that some of your income has not been assessed, in such a case, the assessment can be done again.



One thought on “Income tax issues 7 kinds of notices if there are deficiencies in ITR, know their meaning

  1. Sir
    I had a notice for paying tax of approximately 6 lacks in 2011-2012
    There was some miscommunication and though my employer had deducted the amount from me and deposited with govt
    Later after few years my explanation was accepted and my demand was nullified.
    Meanwhile ,the it dept forfeited my 35000 and 33000 in two consecutive years which were supposed to be my refunds for those two years
    How can I claim my refund of 35000 and 30000 since the original demand has been nullified. The amount adjusted was in year 2014 and 2015
    Can you help

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