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Income Tax Notice



When you are not filing an income tax return, there is a defect in the filing of tax return or due to any other reasons where the tax department requires some information but you are  not able to perform these major tasks on time then income tax Department sent you the Income-tax notice.

But you don’t need to be surprised if you received this notice, Onfiling tax experts will guide you to understand the details of the notice and advise you in how to comply with tax notice or order. Different types of Tax notices are as follows:

Intimation notice under Section 143(1)

This is the commonly received income tax notice of intimation. The income tax department sends this notice for providing a response to the errors/ incorrect claims/ inconsistencies in an income tax return that was filed. After receiving this notice, you can revise it within 15 days. Otherwise, the tax return will be processed after making necessary adjustments mentioned in the 143(1) tax notice.

Scrutiny Notice under Section 143(2)

In this notice, the taxpayer needs to respond to the questionnaire issued along with the documents required by the income tax department. Within 6 months after the completion of the assessment year to which it pertains, the assessing officer is supposed to serve this notice. The main purpose of this notice is to notify the assesse that your return has been picked for scrutiny.

Inquiry Notice under section 142(1)

This notice is addressed to the assessee when the return is already filed and further details of documents are required from the assesse to complete the process. The purpose of this notice is to provide additional documents and information.

Defective return Notice under 139(1)

This is issued if the income tax return filed does not contain all necessary information or incorrect information. If this notice is issued then you should rectify it within 15 days.

Demand Notice under Section 156

This notice is issued when any tax, interest, fine or any other sum is owed by the taxpayer.

Notice under Section 245

When the tax has not been paid for the previous years and the assessing officer wants to set off the current year refund against that demand, a notice under Section 245 can be issued.


If you have not paid tax demand then you will have to pay penalty as per the provisions of the Income tax Act,1961 along with proceedings for recovery listed in Chapter XVII-D of the Income tax Act, 1961.
• You can log on to with your User ID and Password. • The request can also be placed through CPC call center (Ph.No: 18004252229)
You can file online rectification to CPC by logging into with your user ID and password. Rectification request can be initiated in my account tab and all necessary details to be furnished there.
To know the detail procedure for filing online outstanding demand response- Please log onto now Go to ‘Help Tab’ then ‘Response to Outstanding tax Demand’.

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