Income Tax Act gives complete provision to the tax payer to make rectifications in case there are any mistakes in the tax amount calculated or in deductions made. If you have also come across a situation like this then writing a formal letter to income tax department for rectification is the right thing to do. Such letters should contain complete detail of the issues so that the department can understand the situation and take necessary actions.
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Given below is a sample rectification letter to income tax department which you can use for creating a personalized letter with essential details.
Sample letter to income tax department for rectification
52 Gulmohar Street
The Income-Tax Officer,
Income Tax Department
Sub: Rectification of tax payable amount.
I have received a letter from your department, S.No.12345/78, according to which I have tax payments due for assessment year 2014-15 and 2015-16.
I was not aware that my tax affairs were not up to date. I would like to bring to your notice that there are some rectifications that are required to be made in this context so that the right action can be taken to resolve the matter.
For the assessment year 2014-15, I would like to bring to your notice that my income in this year was Rs.2,40,000 which falls under the slab of no tax as per the guidelines for that year. Therefore, I am not entitled to pay any tax for assessment year 2014-15. I have enclosed the copy of my ITR 2014-15 for your reference.
For the assessment year 2015-16, I was entitled for an income tax of Rs.2500, the payment of which was made on 31st July, 2016. I have enclosed the copy of the receipt along with the copy of my ITR 2015-16 for your reference.
As all my tax dues are cleared, I would like to request you to please remit the charges levied on the letter sent by your department. In case you require any further clarifications, please get in touch with me at 9865323212.