Calling for information u/s 133(6) of the Income Tax Act, 1961, for A.Y. 2022-23

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Notice Under Sub Section (6) Of Section 133 of the Income-tax Act, 1961

Subject: Calling for information u/s 133(6) of the Income Tax Act, 1961, for A.Y. 2022-23.

In this connection, your kind attention is invited to the provisions of section 133(6) of the Income Tax Act, 1961, which empowers the undersigned to call for the information which is considered relevant or necessary for the proceedings under the Income Tax Act, 1961.You are, therefore, requested to furnish the following details for F.Y. 2021-22.

Section 133(6) of the Income Tax Act empowers assessing officers with investigative authority. This encompasses the ability to request pertinent information for proceedings under the Act, enhancing their investigative scope.

It is seen that you have filed a return of income for the AY: 2022-23, wherein you have admitted a total income of Rs.XXXXXXX /- and claimed a refund of Rs.XXXXXXX/- after claiming various deductions as mentioned below:

As tax preparers, we frequently receive calls inquiring about the potential refund from Form 16. Our response has been to advise clients to provide any deduction proofs not listed in Form 16 to calculate accurate refunds. Surprisingly, some clients have mentioned that their friend’s consultant managed refunds successfully, leading to their disappointment. However, in light of the Section 133(6) notice, we now take pride in our stringent practices.

Now Income tax department has statred asking for proof of all deductions claimed during last 3 years failure to submit they will start levying per day penality of Rs.500.00. which is a great initative to stop this mal practice of filing fraud returns and claiming refund by salaried tax payers.

In this connection, by virtue of powers vested in me u/s. 133(6) of the Income Tax Act,
1961, you are hereby required to furnish the following:
(i) Copies of ITRs for the AY 2021-22, 2022-23, and 2023-24 (If you have already
filed the Return of Income) along with evidence for deductions claimed by you in the Return of Income.
(ii) Bank statement for the Financial Years 2020-21, 2021-22 and 2022-23.
iii) The proof for the income admitted by you for the A.Y.2022-23 (in the form of Form-16 etc.)
iv) Proof for the tax deduction made in your case for the A.Y.2022-23 (in the form of Certificate issued by the deductor.
v) You are requested to furnish the proof/evidence for all the deductions claimed by you for the AY.2022-23.
vi) Any other information/evidence with respect to the income admitted by you and claims made by you.

The requisite information may be furnished to this office by 31/07/2023 either by post or through an authorized representative failing which, appropriate action will be initiated

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