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All about income tax notice received from income tax department, scrutiny and assessment

All about E assessment or Paperless Assessment proceedings

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As a part of e-governance initiative to facilitate compliance, a taxpayer friendly measure in the form of a scheme for E assessment through e-mail has been introduced in seven cities of Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Chennai, Delhi, Hyderabad, Kolkata and Mumbai. Income tax department has already started seeking consent for use of ...

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Streamlining scrutiny assessment proceedings and facilitating electronic communication

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Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) issued a press release on 31-12-2015 regarding streamlining scrutiny assessment proceedings and facilitating electronic communication. The Income Tax Department is committed to providing fair and transparent tax administration and continuously improve taxpayer services. Taking another step in this direction, Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) ...

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Income Tax Scrutiny Criteria for Financial Year 2015-16

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  In our earlier article Does the Income Tax Officer have the discretionary powers to take up scrutiny of IT returns? we have explained power of Income Tax Officer in selection of cases for income tax scrutiny. Income tax department is selecting cases for scrutiny under  “Limited Scrutiny selected under Computer Aided Scrutiny ...

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The appeal procedure under Income Tax Act

Different levels of appeal under income tax act 1961

In general parlance, ‘appeal’ means ‘making a request’ and in legal parlance, it means ‘apply to a higher court for a reversal of the decision of a lower court’. In this article I have covered the levels of appeal under Income Tax Act. Hope this helps.   In India, the ...

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