Proceed and Reply to Income Tax Notice

Have you received an Income Tax Notice? Then you might need an expert call because it has to be dealt with an appropriately response and supported documents. Ask for Assistance.

Possible causes of receiving a notice

Department sends a notice for various reasons like unacceptable inputs in return, not filing returns or other related cases. Also receiving it does not always mean an alarming situation; a taxpayer must take steps to understand the nature of notice and therefore is advised to move with complying steps.

Types of Income Tax NoticeExplanation
Notice u/s 143(1) The income tax department sends this notice seeking a response to the errors/ incorrect claims/ inconsistencies in an income tax return that was filed. If you want to revise the return after receiving this notice, it must be done within 15 days.
Notice u/s 139(1) An income tax notice under Section 139(1) would be issued if the income tax return filed does not contain all necessary information or incorrect information. If tax notice under Section 139(1) is issued, you should rectify the defect in the return within 15 days.
Notice u/s 142(1) This notice is addressed to the assessee when the return is already filed and further details and documents are required from the assessee to complete the process. In need to provide additional documents and information by a taxpayer, the notice is issued.
Notice u/s 143(2) An income tax notice under Section 143(2) is issued if the tax officer was not satisfied with the documents and information that was submitted by the taxpayer. Taxpayers who receive notice under Section 142(2) have been selected for detailed scrutiny by the Income Tax department and will have to submit additional information.
Notice u/s 156 This income tax notice is issued by the Income Tax Department when any tax, interest, fine or any other sum is owed by the taxpayer. All demand tax notice will stipulate the sum which is outstanding and due to the taxpayer.

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