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August 23, 2021

RTI reveals department rejects 50% applications for Section 80G/12A approval

by CA Shivam Jaiswal in Income Tax

RTI reveals department rejects 90% applications for Section 80G/12A approval


Application
­Application  
 U/s 12A%U/s 80-G%
Applications filed4881100­2070100
Application approved355737918
Application rejected24715196146
Unexplained applications20554273035

OFFICE OF THE
COMMISSIONER OF INCOME TAX (EXEMPTIONS), (HQ),
PUNE,
3rd Floor, C-Wing, Room No.323, PMT Building,
Shankarshet Road, Swargate, Pune-411 037

NO./PN/CIT(E)/CP10/00182/2021-22/

Date-30/07/2021

Name and address of the applicantShri Manakchand Laxman Baheti
Harihar Apartment, 728/B, Sadashiv Peth, Kumthekar Road, Pune – 411030
Date of receipt of application14-07-2021
Date of order30-07-2021

ORDER U/S 7(1) OF THE RIGHT TO INFORMATION ACT, 2005 

1. The applicant has filed an application under the Right to Information Act, 2005 which has been received by this office from the office of the DGIT(Inv), Pune on 14.07.2021 for furnishing following information:

The applicant has sought for information for the period 01/04/2019 to till date in respect of applications for 80G and 12A certificates, vide Sr. No. (i), (ii), (iii) of his application. These details are supplied as under for the period from 01/04/2019 to 31/03/2021. The details from 01/04/2021 onwards are not available since the jurisdiction no longer rests with this office.

Q.i) No. of Applicants applied for 80G and 12A certificates in Pune region/division/circle.

Ans: Total applications received during 01-04-2019 to 31/03/2021:

Applications u/s 12A – 4881

Applications u/s 80G – 2070

Q.ii) No. of NGO/applicants whose application approved.

Ans: No. of applications approved during 01-04-2019 to 31/03/2021:

Applications approved u/s 12A – 355

Applications approved u/s 80G – 379

Q.iii) No. of Application rejected, reason for rejection I) want of Documents, II) objective not suitable, III) any other reason.

Ans: No. of applications rejected during 01-04-2019 to 31/03/2021:

Applications rejected u/s 12A – 2472

Applications rejected u/s 80G — 961

The reason for rejection may vary in each case and such details are not maintained separately in the records of the CPIO and are not required to be maintained in such a way. Hence information cannot be supplied.

Q.iv) Time taken for approval for each of approved application.

Ans: Time limit for disposal of application prescribed under the relevant provisions of section 12AA and 80G of the Act, has been followed.

Q.v) Provide copy of Decision making process including channels of supervision and accountability, also norms set for discharge of this function in terms of section 4(1)(b)(iii) and (iv) of RTI act.

Ans: The details of organizational structure of the 0/o CIT(E), Pune is supplied herewith.

2. Under section 19 of the Right to Information Act, 2005, the applicant may prefer appeal against the above disposed order before the Commissioner of Income Tax, (Exemptions), Pune, P.M.T. Bldg. Swargate, Pune-411037, Within 30 days of receipt of this order.

Pune.

Date: 30/07/2021

Sd/-
(Sunil Mehetre)
Central Public Information Officer
Income Tax Officer (Exemptions)(HQ)
Pune

Copy to (i) T e Appeallate Authority – The Commissioner of Income Tax(Exemptions) , Pune

(ii) Shri Manakchand Laxman Baheti Harihar Apartment, 728/B, Sadashiv Peth, Kumthekar Road, Pune – 411030

Central Public Information Officer
Income Tax Officer (Exemptions)(HQ)
Pune

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