Faceless income tax assessment on  receiving a tax scrutiny notice from the department

Faceless income tax assessment on receiving a tax scrutiny notice from the department

City Muzaffarpur News

The department said an individual or an assessee needn’t worry if they receive a tax scrutiny notice from the department.
There is no got to meet the local tax Department officer just in case one receives a scrutiny notice, the tax department said in its latest public message on the new faceless assessment scheme.

With the internet-based faceless assessment getting used now, the “face of the tax Department is changing”, it said.

The department said an individual or an assessee needn’t worry if they receive a tax scrutiny notice from the department.

What is faceless scrutiny of income tax return?


Faceless tax is here to assist . No got to meet your local tax officer to elucidate your income and tax.

“Reply electronically on the tax department portal (website),” it said.

Such replies are going to be reviewed by a faceless tax team located in several cities of India, it added.

“Faceless tax will ensure a just and fair order for you. Faceless tax is already helping 58,000 such taxpayers,” the message stated.

According to a politician source, the department has disposed of seven ,116 cases under the primary phase of the faceless assessment scheme that was launched in October last year.

Out of the entire 58,319 cases assigned randomly to tax officers across the country till now, the source said, 7,116 cases are disposed of with assessment orders issued with none additions. As many as 291 cases, wherein additions are proposed to be made, are being processed.

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman had announced the faceless tax assessment scheme in her budget speech on July 5 last year.

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