Violation of faceless assessment procedure by IT officials: Rajya Sabha QA
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF FINANCE
DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE
UNSTARRED QUESTION NO. 2127
ANSWERED ON TUESDAY, THE 22ND MARCH, 2022
VIOLATION OF FACELESS ASSESSMENT PROCEDURE BY IT OFFICIALS
2127. SHRI LUIZINHO JOAQUIM FALEIRO:
Will the Minister of FINANCE be pleased to state:
(a) the details of faceless assessments conducted, including penalty procedures and disposals under the faceless assessment procedure prescribed under the Income Tax Act and rules thereunder;
(b) whether Income Tax Officers are aware about the provision of Section 5A of the Income Tax Act, 1961 which allows income to be apportioned equally between spouses;
(c) whether Central Processing Centre (CPC) Bangalore processes the Income Tax returns without applying the provisions of Section 5A in several cases resulting in hardships and harassments to the tax payers of Goa;
(d) if so, the details thereof; and
(e) the action taken against the erring officials?
THE MINISTER OF STATE IN THE MINISTRY OF FINANCE (SHRI PANKAJ CHAUDHARY)
(a) The details are as under:
|Financial Year||Cases Assigned/Selected||Assessment Orders passed
during the F.Y.
|2021-22 (as on 30.12.2021)||1,72,294||67,148|
|Financial Year||Cases Assigned/ Selected||Cases Kept in Abeyance||Cases disposed in Financial Year|
|2021-22 (as on 30.12.2021)||6,20,352||2,16,938||3,29,880|
(b) Yes, Sir.
(c) Central Processing Centre processes the returns of income in accordance with the provisions of law, based on the data made available in the return of income.
(d)& (e) Does not arise.
Source: Rajya Sabha