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CBDT lays down criteria for manual selection of case for scrutiny assessment for FY 2013-14



CBDT lays down criteria for manual selection of case for scrutiny assessment for FY 2013-14

 PROCEDURE AND CRITERIA FOR SELECTION OF SCRUTINY CASES UNDER COMPULSORY MANUAL downloadSELECTION OF RETURNS DURING FINANCIAL YEAR 2013-14

INSTRUCTION NO. 10/2013 [F. NO. 225/107/2013/ITA.II], DATED 5-8-2013

In supersession of earlier Instructions on the above subject, the Board hereby lays down the following procedure and criteria for manual selection of returns/cases for scrutiny during the financial year 2013-2014:

2. The targets for completion of scrutiny assessments and strategy of framing quality assessments as contained in Central Action Plan document for Financial Year 2013-2014 has to be complied with. It is being reiterated that all scrutiny assessments including the cases selected under manual criteria will be completed through AST system software only.

3. The following categories of cases/returns shall be compulsorily scrutinized:—

(a)

  Cases where value of international transaction as defined under section 92B of IT Act exceeds Rs. 15 crores.

(b)

  Cases involving addition in an earlier assessment year on the issue of transfer pricing in excess of Rs. 10 Crores or more which is confirmed in appeal or is pending before an appellate authority.

(c)

  Cases involving addition in an earlier assessment year in excess of Rs. 10 lacs on a substantial and recurring question of law or fact which is confirmed in appeal or is pending before an appellate authority.

(d)

  All assessments pertaining to survey under section 133A of the IT Act excluding the cases where there are no impounded books of account/documents and returned income excluding any disclosure made during the Survey is not less than returned income of preceding assessment year. However, where assessee retracts the disclosure made during the survey will not be covered by this exclusion.

(e)

  Assessment in search and seizure cases to be made under sections 158B, 158BC, 158BD, 153A & 153C read with section 143(3) of the IT Act.

(f)

  All returns filed in response to notice under section 147/148 of the IT Act.

(g)

  Cases claiming exemption of income under section 11 or under section 10(23C) which are hit by proviso(s) to Section 2(15) of IT Act.

(h)

  Entities which received Donations from countries abroad in excess of Rs. One crore during the Financial Year 2011-2012 (relevant for the A.Yr. 2012-2013) under the provisions of Foreign Contribution Regulation Act (FCRA). Such information is maintained by Ministry of Home Affairs and is available on its Website (http://mha.nic.in/fcra.htm). Respective Cadre-Controlling Chief-Commissioners/Directors-General of Income-tax may identify the cases pertaining to their respective Jurisdiction after downloading from the website and disseminate the information to various field offices.

(i)

  Cases in respect of which information is received from other Government Department(s) or other authorities pointing out tax-evasion. The Assessing Officer shall record reasons in such cases and take approval from jurisdictional CCIT/DGIT before selecting such case for scrutiny.

4. In order to ensure the quality of assessment orders, CCsIT/DGsIT would evolve suitable monitoring mechanism. The shall analyse at least 50 quality assessments of their respective charges and send the report to respective Zonal Member with copy to Member (IT) with suggestions for improvement by 30th April, 2014. CCsIT/DGsIT would further ensure that cases selected for publication in ‘let us share’ are picked up from quality assessments as reported.

5. These Instructions may be brought to the notice of all concerned.

Source : Taxmann.com

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