Tag Archives: Reopen Assessment

To reopen Assessment of 143(1) intimations , ‘reason to believe’ is must : HC

By | May 6, 2019

It is a settled position in law that the Assessing Officer acquires jurisdiction to issue a re-opening notice only when he has reason to believe that income chargeable to tax has escaped Assessment. This basic condition precedent is applicable whether the return of income was processed under Section 143(1) of the Act by intimation or… Read More »

Retro-amendment in Sec. 80-IB won’t enable AO to reopen assessment

By | October 27, 2016

HIGH COURT OF GUJARAT Ganesh Housing Corporation Ltd. v. Deputy Commissioner of Income-tax, Circle-4 & 1 AKIL KURESHI AND A.J. SHASTRI, JJ. SPECIAL CIVIL APPLICATION NO. 13589 OF 2011 SEPTEMBER  12, 2016 R.K. Patel, Advocate for the Petitioner. Mrs. Mauna M. Bhatt, Advocate for the Respondent. JUDGMENT Akil Kureshi, J. – Petitioner has challenged a… Read More »

Statement recorded by the Police not relevant for re-opening assessment

By | January 27, 2016

Held :- The sole reliance on the statement recorded by the police under section 161 of CrPC on 09.12.2009 itself was wrong because Section 161 of CrPC deals with examination of witness by police. It requires that the Investigation Officer may examine orally any person supposed to be acquainted with the facts and circumstances of… Read More »