Letter to Income Tax Department for Demand Notice

If you have received a demand notice from Income Tax Department then you must respond to it at the earliest. Whatever reasoning or points you wish you raise with the department, you must pen them down in your response letter which will be helpful in bringing clarity on the matter. Such letters are very much to the point and must be written in a formal manner. If you don’t know how to frame a letter to income tax department for demand notice then we are here to help you with the situation.

Given below is a sample letter to IT department for demand notice which you can customize and use to write your own.

Format for Response Letter to income tax department for demand notice


Anurag Sharma

52 Gulmohar Street


Date: 07.04.17


The Income-Tax Officer,

Income Tax Department


Sub:  Assessment Year 2016-17- Notice Under Section ABC

Dear Sir,

I request you to please refer to your notice under section ABC in context with assessment year 2016-17 in which it has been stated that a sum of INR 8450 is due on me as Income Tax.

In this context, I would like to put forward a few facts to bring more clarity in this matter:

  1. The total tax for assessment year 2016-17 was calculated to be INR 9000 and was paid well on time.
  2. I have already made an advance payment of my income tax for assessment year 2015-16, the copy of which has been enclosed with this letter.

Therefore, I request you to please go through these documents and drop the demand which has been wrongly raised by passing a rectification order for the same.

Thanking in anticipation.


Anurag Sharma


  1. ITR for assessment year 2016-17
  2. Advance Payment of Tax receipt for assessment year 2016-17.

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