Section 135 of Income Tax Act for AY 2023-24

Section 135 of Income Tax Act 1961 amended by Finance Act. Power of Principal Director General or Chief Commissioner and Joint Commissioner.

Amended and updated notes on section 135 of Income Tax Act 1961 as amended by the Finance Act 2022 and Income-tax Rules, 1962. Detail discussion on provisions and rules related to Power of Principal Director General or Director General or Principal Director or Director, Principal Chief Commissioner or Chief Commissioner or Principal Commissioner or Commissioner and Joint Commissioner.

Chapter XIII (Sections 116 to 138) of the Income Tax Act 1961 deals with the provisions related to Income-tax Authorities. Section 135 of IT Act 1961-2020 provides for Power of Principal Director General (PDG) or Director General (DG) or Principal Director or Director, Principal Chief Commissioner (PCC) or Chief Commissioner or Principal Commissioner or Commissioner and Joint Commissioner.

Recently, we have discussed in detail section 134 (Power to inspect registers of companies) of IT Act 1961. Today, we learn the provisions of section 135 of Income-tax Act 1961. The amended provision of section 135 is effective for financial year 2022-23 relevant to the assessment year 2023-24.

In this article, you will learn detail of the provisions of section 135 of the Income Tax Act, 1961 Bare Act read with the Income-tax Rules, 1962, regulations, notifications, circulars, orders and Press Release by CBDT, Income Tax Department and the Ministry of Law and Justice, Government of India.

Section-135: Power of Principal Director General or Director General or Principal Director or Director, Principal Chief Commissioner or Chief Commissioner or Principal Commissioner or Commissioner and Joint Commissioner

The Principal Director General or Director General or Principal Director or Director, the Principal Chief Commissioner or Chief Commissioner or Principal Commissioner or Commissioner and the Joint Commissioner shall be competent to make any enquiry under this Act, and for this purpose shall have all the powers that an Assessing Officer has under this Act in relation to the making of enquiries.


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