The Additional Director General (Systems) has issued an important directive dated 14th August 2018 with regard to the acceptance of paper returns by ASK Centers for AYs prior to AY 2018-19
ITBA-ASK Instruction No. 6
आयकर निदेशालय (पद्धनि)
DIRECTORATE OF INCOME TAX (SYSTEM)
ए आर ए सेंटर, भू-िल, ई-2 झंडेवालाि एक्स
ARA Center, Ground Floor, E-2, Jhandewalan Extension,
नई दिल्ली – 110055, New Delhi – 110055
F. No. Sevottam/DIT(S)-2/2018-19/__________ Dated: 14.08.2018
The Pr Chief Commissioners of Income-tax,
Ahmedabad/ Bangalore/ Bhopal/ Bhubaneshwar/ Chandigarh/ Chennai/ Cochin/ Delhi/ Guwahati/ Hyderabad/ Jaipur/ Kanpur/ Kolkata/ Lucknow/ Mumbai/ Nagpur/ Patna/ Pune
Subject:- Acceptance of paper ITRs at ASK centres for AY prior to AY 2018-19 along with copy of notice/order u/s 119(2)(b), 139(9), 142(1), 148, 153A & C- Reg.
Kindly refer to the above subject.
2. It has come to the notice of this Directorate that ASK centres are receiving paper ITRs in ITR forms – ITR-1 Sahaj and ITR-4S-Sugam for A.Y. prior to AY 2018-19 (the current year) without verifying copy of notice/order u/s 119(2)(b), 139(9), 142(1), 148, 153A & 153C from assessees and applicability of Rule 12 of IT Rules.
3. It is therefore, requested to kindly bring to the notice of all ASK centres under your charge not to accept ITRs for A.Y. prior to AY 2018-19 without verifying copy of notice / order u/s 119(2)(b), 139(9), 142(1), 148, 153A & 153C and applicability of Rule 12 of IT Rules.
4. This is issued with prior approval of Pr. DGIT(S).
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