ajeet singh 12 December 2019
as per horticulture department 700plant/ hectare are recommended while assessee has claimed 1700 plant per hectre and received compensation for standing crop now the case is selected for scrutiny and as per assessee govt authority has given claim for 1700plant while ao is eager to made addition on this issue. plant are pomegranate
how to convince the ao
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Kapadia Pravin 14 December 2019
Such compensation by NHAI for standing crop loss to the farmer is in the form of Agricultural income and tax exempt.
You explain to the AO with NHAI letters and cheque payments by NHAI.
Can you say on which ground AO is not convinced ?
Kapadia Pravin 15 December 2019
There is a issue between 700 plants an 1700 plants. Horticulture department 700 plants okayed but you claimed 1700 plants.
The compensation claimed is on higher plants which may be later noticed by NHAI you may end up paying up excessive amount of compensation.
The IT department to the extent of excess compensation asking for supportings and you are bound to furnish such and convince AO.
AO may pass an order much to your dismay. And in that case you have to seek appeal route.
NHAI may also face audit enquiry for paying higher than recommended by horticulture department.
Ritwick chatterjee (student) 16 December 2019
As per Horticulture department, its just recommendation, but not rule, and the same being considered by compensating authority.
There is no rule in IT to disallow the compensation issued by any governmental agency, but to assess its tax-ability under IT act.
Go for appeal.