Tag Archives: Income Tax penalty

No Penalty as Show Cause Notice issued in Casual manner : ITAT

By | May 6, 2019

A bare reading of the above notice suggests that the notice has been issued in a casual fashion. The Assessing officer has not applied his mind and no specific charge is mentioned for which the assessee was required to be show caused. In absence of the requisite contents of specific charge the initiation of proceedings… Read More »

Income Tax Commissioner Power to Reduce or Waive Penalty [ FA 2019]

By | April 21, 2019

Power of Commissioner to Reduce or Waive Income Tax Penalty [As amended by Finance Act, 2019] POWER OF PRINCIPAL COMMISSIONER OR COMMISSIONER TO REDUCE OR WAIVE PENALTY In the tutorial on ‘Penalties Under the Income-tax Act’, we discussed various penalties imposable under the Income-tax Act in respect of various defaults. Apart from enacting penalty provisions,… Read More »

Income Tax penalty under New Section 270A Income Tax Act

By | March 6, 2016

 Section 270A of Income Tax Act  ( Section 270A – penalty in cases of under reporting and misreporting of income ) Finance Bill 2016 Rationalisation of penalty provisions Under the existing provisions, penalty on account of concealment of particulars of income or furnishing inaccurate particulars of income is leviable under section 271(1)(c) of the Income-tax Act. In… Read More »