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Benami assets: I-T dept books 230 cases, attaches Rs 55 cr assets

Benami assets: I-T dept books 230 cases, attaches Rs 55 cr assets

The Income Tax department has registered over 230 cases and attached assets worth Rs 55 crore nationwide as part of its post demonetisation action under the newly enforced Benami Transactions Act.

TDS default: I-T dept issues over 850 prosecution notices

The Income Tax department has issued over 850 prosecution notices to firms in the private and government domain in Karnataka and Goa on charges of delay in remitting TDS funds to the exchequer.

Note ban impact: Over 7 lakh assessees respond to I-T dept query; 'non-statutory' letters to be issued in case of no reply

Note ban impact: Over 7 lakh assessees respond to I-T dept query; 'non-statutory' letters to be issued in case of no reply

The I-T Department on Friday said that more than 7 lakh assessees, out of 18 lakh who were sent SMS/emails for making suspicious deposits post demonetisation, have submitted their response.

 

Demonetisation impact: Nine lakh accounts under Operation Clean Money 'doubtful'

Demonetisation impact: Nine lakh accounts under Operation Clean Money 'doubtful'

Nearly half of the 18 lakh people under the I-T scanner for suspicious bank deposits post cash ban have been put in the 'doubtful' category, but action against them will follow only after the new tax amnesty scheme ends on March 31.

 

Online I-T grievance redressal facility launched at 60 offices

Online I-T grievance redressal facility launched at 60 offices

After launching the ambitious e-nivaran facility for online redressal of taxpayers' grievances, the Income Tax Department has now opened these windows at its 60 special offices across the country.

Operation Clean Money: Over 5.27 lakh taxpayers respond to I-T dept query on cash deposits

Operation Clean Money: Over 5.27 lakh taxpayers respond to I-T dept query on cash deposits

Out of the 7.41 lakh accounts confirmed by the 5.27 Lakh taxpayers, the cash deposit amount has been confirmed in more than 99.5 percent accounts.

I-T dept issues 1.62 crore refunds worth Rs 1.42 lakh crore

I-T dept issues 1.62 crore refunds worth Rs 1.42 lakh crore

The income tax department has issued refunds to the tune of Rs 1.42 lakh crore so far this fiscal till February 10, 41.5 percent higher than last year's.

CBDT to taxman: Step up TDS survey ops to boost collections

With the current financial year inching towards closure, CBDT has directed the taxman to step up survey operations to check non-deduction of TDS by firms and employers, especially in cases where such payments have dropped by more than 15 percent as compared to last time.

CBDT issues certificates of appreciation to nearly 3.74 lakh tax payers

The total number of certificates issued by CBDT now stands at approximately 23 lakh.

Tax officers to maintain digital records of summons, notices

Reducing discretionary powers of taxmen, the income tax department has asked its field officers to maintain digital records of summons, notices and special audit ordered by them.

HSBC, ICIJ list: I-T dept detects Rs 16,200 crore black money

HSBC, ICIJ list: I-T dept detects Rs 16,200 crore black money

Over Rs 16,200 crore in black money has been detected by the government after investigations on global leaks about Indians stashing funds abroad, Parliament was informed Tuesday.

CBDT signs 4 more advance pricing pacts with tax payers

CBDT signs 4 more advance pricing pacts with tax payers

The CBDT expects more APAs to be concluded and signed before the end of the current fiscal.

 

Allowed others' black money deposits in your account? I-T dept to attach property under new benami law

Allowed others' black money deposits in your account? I-T dept to attach property under new benami law

If you allowed others to use your bank account to park others' black money to escape the brunt of demonetisation, you may be in for trouble.

1-crore bank accounts scanned under I-T department's 'Operation Clean Money'​ drive

1-crore bank accounts scanned under I-T department's 'Operation Clean Money'​ drive

As part of the tax department’s Operation Clean Money initiative, it has scrutinised around 1-crore  bank accounts, narrowed down to 18 lakh individuals to explain the source of large cash transactions they undertook in the weeks after demonetisation.

AAP's donation records incorrect: Income Tax department to EC

AAP's donation records incorrect: Income Tax department to EC

In a report submitted to the Election Commission, the I-T department has said that the records of donations made to the AAP during 2013-14 and 2014-15 had "factual discrepancies".

Taxmen can dig in past 10 years of returns to unearth black money

Taxmen can dig in past 10 years of returns to unearth black money

In a significant move to check blackmoney, Income Tax Department can now scrutinise income tax returns of previous 10 years if any search leads them to undisclosed deposits or property of over Rs 50 lakh.

Budget 2017: I-T dept can dig in past 10 years of returns to unearth black money

Budget 2017: I-T dept can dig in past 10 years of returns to unearth black money

In a significant move to check black money, Income Tax Department can now scrutinise income tax returns of previous 10 years if any search leads them to undisclosed deposits or property of over Rs 50 lakh.

Note ban impact: 18L people under I-T scanner, queries sent to 10L individuals so far

Note ban impact: 18L people under I-T scanner, queries sent to 10L individuals so far

Armed with information about unaccounted cash of Rs 4.7 lakh crore, deposited by 18 lakh individuals, the government on Thursday said that queries have been sent to those 10 lakh people through SMS, email so far.

I-T dept asks taxpayers to e-verify deposits post demonetisation

I-T dept asks taxpayers to e-verify deposits post demonetisation

As the Income Tax Department uses Big Data to catch evaders, it is asking taxpayers to verify online the deposits they made in their accounts post demonetisation and respond to queries of any mismatch.

I-T begins action under Benami Act; issues 87 notices; attaches 42 assets worth crores

I-T begins action under Benami Act; issues 87 notices; attaches 42 assets worth crores

Initiating a stringent action against black money holders post notes ban, the Income Tax department Monday said it has issued 87 notices and attached bank deposits worth crores in 42 cases nationwide under the newly enforced Benami Transactions Act which attracts a heavy penalty and rigorous jail term of a maximum 7 years.