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Sec. 147 of Income Tax Act, 1961— Reassessment — When the notice issued under section 148 against the deceased person as well as the assessment framed by the AO in the name of the deceased assessee then the impugned assessment order passed by the AO is invalid for want of valid notice as well as the assessment framed against the dead person - No valid notice can be issued against a dead person, the impugned notice is required to be quashed and set aside- Since Permanent Account Number of late Shri Kanubhai Nagjibhai Rajpara was active, it can be presumed that tax payer was alive, cannot be sustained in view of the fact that only because Permanent Account Number is active, petitioner or any assessee is not liable to file the return of income and on that basis it cannot be presumed that the assessee is alive, more particularly, when the department is made to know about the death of the assessee prior to issuance of the impugned notice. - SHAMBHU DAYAL V/s ITO -  28 ITCD Online 069 (ITAT-JAIPUR)