Central Board of Direct Tax (CBDT) has approved and finalised the parameters for selection of cases under Computer Aided Scrutiny Selection of Cases (CASS) on 28-08-2015 and 1st cycle of all the notices selected under section 143(2) of income tax (CASS) has already been despatched by assessing officer. (AST – Instruction No. 137 dt 28-08-2015)
Now 2nd cycle of program for computer-aided scrutiny selection of cases for the current year was also finalised and assessing officer are requested to ensure that all the notices issued under 143(2) should be served to the assesses on or before 30-09-2015 (AST – Instruction No. 138 dt 18-09-2015)
This year in CASS two types of cases are selected for scrutiny, one is “Limited Scrutiny” and other is “Complete Scrutiny”. The type of cases either “limited” or “complete” is displayed on the notice issued u/s 143 (2) of income tax act 1961.
Assesses are receiving notices from jurisdictional assessing officer as per PAN as notice can only be generated by PAN assessing officer under CASS. If you are receiving a notice from the assessing officer other than the city from where you are permanently residing, you can file an application to transfer income tax file.
To know more about notices received u/s 143(2) of income tax act 1961, you can read article Limited Scrutiny selected under Computer Assisted Scrutiny Selection (CASS)
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