Got a Income tax notice? What to do??

Types of notices and how to respond to them
 
131(1A)

What is it for?

Assessing officer suspects you have concealed income.
 
How to respond
If you are unable to gather all the documents sought, send whatever you have within the deadline, along with an application seeking more time.


 
139(9)

What is it for?

Notice for defective return if wrong form is filled, or income details of a refund claim are missing, or there are multiple mistakes in filing.
How to respond
Respond within 15 days. Under ‘e-File’, select ‘e-File in response to Notice u/s 139(9)’ to proceed.


143(1)

What is it for?

Demand notice for additional tax or other required changes if there is a calculation error or incorrect information.
How to respond
Respond within 30 days. Find the notice under ‘e-Proceeding’.

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