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Rule 127A of Income Tax Rules 1962: Authentication of Notices and Other Documents

Rule 127A : Authentication of notices and other documents
(Part XV : Miscellaneous)

(1) Every notice or other document communicated in electronic form by an income-tax authority under the Act shall be deemed to be authenticated,-

(a) in case of electronic mail or electronic mail message (hereinafter referred to as the e-mail), if the name and office of such income-tax authority-
(i) is printed on the e-mail body, if the notice or other document is in the email body itself; or
(ii) is printed on the attachment to the e-mail, if the notice or other document is in the attachment,
and the e-mail is issued from the designated e-mail address of such income-tax authority; 
(b) in case of an electronic record, if the name and office of the income-tax authority-
(i) is displayed as a part of the electronic record, if the notice or other document is contained as text or remark in the electronic record itself; or
(ii) is printed on the attachment in the electronic record, if the notice or other document is in the attachment,
and such electronic record is displayed on the designated website.
(2) The Principal Director General of Income-tax (Systems) or the Director General of Income-tax (Systems) shall specify the designated e-mail address of the income-tax authority, the designated website and the procedure, formats and standards for ensuring authenticity of the communication.

Explanation. For the purposes of this rule, the expressions-
(i) “electronic mail” and “electronic mail message” shall have the same meanings respectively assigned to them in Explanation to section 66A of the Information Technology Act, 2000 (21 of 2000);
(ii) “electronic record” shall have the same meaning as assigned to it in clause (t) of sub-section (1) of section 2 of the Information Technology Act, 2000 (21 of 2000).”




Extra Notes for Readers

- Rule 127A was introduced by the Income Tax (3rd Amendment) Rules, 2017, dt. 23-03-2017



This page was last updated on 28th March, 2017.

1 comment:

  1. ye desh hai mera jaha pai vijya malya ,lalit modi,all politician have tax free income and only middle class people pay all tax bz they have some same,and our it department always ready to give punishment to common man

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