Numerous Notices via SMS created havoc amongst the taxpayers

Numerous Notices via SMS created havoc amongst the taxpayers

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Numerous Notices via SMS created havoc amongst the taxpayers

 
 
Taxpayers are flooded with the following messages from yesterday
  1. Dear AAMP1234J,
    Income Tax Department has issued a notice/order for AY 2017-18 under section 250. Kindly submit online response in case of notice by login to e-filing account (https://www.incometax.gov.in).
    e-Filing, Income Tax Department
  1. Dear AACCA1234L,
    Income Tax Department has issued a notice/order for AY 2017-18 under section 270A. Kindly submit online response in case of notice by login to e-filing account (https://www.incometax.gov.in).
    e-Filing, Income Tax Department
There are lot many messasges which has been sent by the income tax department asking them to make the submission or comply with the notices or access the order.
The sms are pertaining to the notices u/s 270A which provides for penalty notices for under reporting or mis reporting of income.
The SMS are also issued u/s 250 which provides for communication with regard to the Appelate proceeding.
Even the notices are issued U/s 147 which provides for the reassessment proceeding under the Income Tax Act-1961.
The taxpayers are very much surprised and perplexed by the fact that there are no notices which are issued. They all are feeling helpless with the new income tax portal.
Such message without due homework have created havoc not only amongst the t0061paeyrs but also amongst the accountants and tax professionals.
“Wish the messages are not used as a tool of tax terrorism” said the taxpayers who is very much disturbed by non availability of the notice at the portal.
“The clients are calling regularly and asking as if the sms are geunuine or fake” said a tax consultants who was irritated with the latest SMS bombarding from the clients.
“The SMS are acting as terror messages and making me feel uneasy” said the taxpayers on receipt of above message and non availability of the notice at the portal.

4 Comments

  1. December 24, 2021
    Gopal Iyer

    Are these for ay 21-22 due mismatch with erroneous AIS?

    Reply
  2. December 24, 2021
    Sudhir Chintawar

    Unaware of what is burning . Without going to the root of the problem the FMinistry is propagating the new portal as super nice.

    Reply
  3. December 24, 2021
    Rajiv

    Compliance Compliance n Compliance first 148 now this 250 notice ,adjustment of refund ,system non acceptance of deduction of sec.54 even deposit in capital gains account n property..and put burden to reply..there is list from system pan of deceased from portal of legal representatives goes away in next year..how can legal representatives file for period of 1/04/20 to till his death in 20-21..

    Reply
  4. December 25, 2021
    Naresh Jakhotia

    Good The Tax Talk Team…

    *The Tax Talk Effect*

    We have reported the following messages for consideration of the CBDT:

    *Numerous Notices via SMS created havoc amongst the taxpayers* https://thetaxtalk.com/2021/12/24/numerous-notices/

    *THE CLARIFICATION HAS BEEN ISSUED AS UNDER*:

    Dear Taxpayer, You are requested to ignore SMS sent in the morning of 24rd Dec 2021 regarding issuance of notice if already responded earlier. These are older cases where SMS was retriggered by error. Inconvenience is regretted e-filing. Income Tax Department

    Reply

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