Check ITR for discrepancies before responding to notice from tax dept

Respond on time, with expert help if required, to prevent further punitive measures


Reasons for notices being issued are claiming of excess deduction, and exclusion of information required to claim a benefit.

Bindisha Sarang Mumbai
An income-tax (I-T) notice, which is essentially a written communication sent by the I-T Department to a taxpayer alerting him about an issue with his tax account, usually causes panic. Taxpayers should calmly examine the notice and send a timely response to it, with expert help if required.

Notice versus intimation

A notice is different from an intimation. Sandeep Bajaj, managing partner, PSL Advocates & Solicitors, says, “An intimation may not always require action on the assessee’s part. He may just be required to take note of the matter.”

A notice, on the other hand, requires the assessee to either

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First Published: Sep 27 2022 | 5:53 PM IST

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