Section 136 of Income Tax Act for AY 2023-24

Section 136 of Income Tax Act 1961 amended by Finance Act and IT Rules. Proceedings before income-tax authorities to be judicial proceedings.

Amended and updated notes on section 136 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 Proceedings before income-tax authorities to be judicial proceedings.

Chapter XIII (Sections 116 to 138) of the Income Tax Act 1961 deals with the provisions related to Income-tax Authorities. Section 136 of IT Act 1961-2020 provides for Proceedings before income-tax authorities to be judicial proceedings.

Recently, we have discussed in detail section 135A (Faceless collection of information) of IT Act 1961. Today, we learn the provisions of section 136 of Income-tax Act 1961. The amended provision of section 136 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 136 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-136: Proceedings before income-tax authorities to be judicial proceedings

Any proceeding under this Act before an income-tax authority shall be deemed to be a judicial proceeding within the meaning of sections 193 and 228 and for the purposes of section 196 of the Indian Penal Code (45 of 1860) and every income-tax authority shall be deemed to be a Civil Court for the purposes of section 195, but not for the purposes of Chapter XXVI of the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 (2 of 1974).

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