Section 152 of Income Tax Act for AY 2023-24

Amended and updated notes on other provisions section 152 of Income Tax Act 1961 as amended by Finance Act 2022 and Income-tax Rules, 1962.

Amended and updated notes on section 152 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 other provisions.

Chapter XIV (Sections 139 to 158) of the Income Tax Act 1961 deals with the provisions related to procedure for assessment. Section 152 of IT Act 1961 provides for other provisions.

Recently, we have discussed in detail section 151A (Faceless assessment of income escaping assessment) of IT Act 1961. Today, we learn the provisions of section 152 of Income-tax Act 1961. The amended provision of section 152 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 152 of the Income Tax Act, 1961 Bare Act read with the Income-tax Rules, 1962 as provided by Ministry of Law and Justice, Government of India.

Section 152(1) of Income Tax Act

In an assessment, reassessment or recomputation made under section 147, the tax shall be chargeable at the rate or rates at which it would have been charged had the income not escaped assessment.

Section 152(2) of Income Tax Act

Where an assessment is reopened under section 147, the assessee may, if he has not impugned any part of the original assessment order for that year either under sections 246 to 248 or under section 264, claim that the proceedings under section 147 shall be dropped on his showing that he had been assessed on an amount or to a sum not lower than what he would be rightly liable for even if the income alleged to have escaped assessment had been taken into account, or the assessment or computation had been properly made :

Provided that in so doing he shall not be entitled to reopen matters concluded by an order under section 154, 155, 260, 262, or 263.


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