Section 157 of Income Tax Act for AY 2023-24

Amended and updated notes on intimation of loss section 157 of Income Tax Act 1961 as amended by Finance Act 2022 and Income-tax Rules, 1962.

Amended and updated notes on section 157 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 intimation of loss.

Chapter XIV (Sections 139 to 158) of the Income Tax Act 1961 deals with the provisions related to procedure for assessment. Section 157 of IT Act 1961 provides for intimation of loss.

Recently, we have discussed in detail section 156 (Notice of Demand) of IT Act 1961. Today, we learn the provisions of section 157 of Income-tax Act 1961. The amended provision of section 157 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 157 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-157: Intimation of loss

When, in the course of the assessment of the total income of any assessee, it is established that a loss has taken place which the assessee is entitled to have carried forward and set off under the provisions of sub-section (1) of section 72, sub-section (2) of section 73, sub-section (1) or sub-section (3) of section 74 or sub-section (3) of section 74A, the Assessing Officer shall notify to the assessee by an order in writing the amount of the loss as computed by him for the purposes of sub-section (1) of section 72, sub-section (2) of section 73, sub-section (1) or sub-section (3) of section 74 or sub-section (3) of section 74A.


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