|A is not assessed to tax as his income is below the threshold limit, He holds shares of listed companies since 2009 (the original investment value is Rs. 15,00,000/-) Now during the F.Y. 2016-17, he wishes to sell the shares through stock exchange. Profit in his hand is LTCG and hence, it is exempted. But can the Assessing Officer ask to prove the source of investment of original investment? Can he make the addition of any type, just like the investment made out of undisclosed income?
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|CA. H. N. Motiwalla
|148, Reassessment - Reopening of assessment – S. 147
Section 149 provides that no notice under section 148 shall be issued for the relevant assessment year –
i) If four years have elapsed from the end of the relevant assessment year.
ii) If four years but not less than six years, have elapsed from the end of the relevant assessment year unless income chargeable to tax which has escaped assessment amount to or likely to amount to one lakh rupees or more for that year.