Month: November 2012

Procedure For Adjustment Of Refunds: CBDT Directive To CPC/ CITs

With a view to mitigate the problem raised due to mismatch of tax and TDS credits, the Income-tax Department has issued an Instruction letter dated 27.11.2012 which contains a step by step procedure for adjustment of refunds to be followed by the AOs and the Centralized Processing Center

CBDT’s Posting Policy + Transfers & Postings of Addl/Joint/Dy/Asst CITs

Vide Notification dated 30.11.2012, the CBDT has set out the posting policy for posting of officers in the Directorates of International Taxation & Transfer Pricing

Revised Guidelines For Disciplinary Proceedings Against Delinquent Govt. Servants

Instructions have been issued in the past for expeditious disposal of disciplinary proceedings against delinquent government servants. However, it has been observed that disciplinary proceedings are generally taking a long time which defeats the very purpose of initiating the said proceedings

ITAT Specifies Procedure & Guidelines For Hearing Appeals Via Video-Conferencing

The decision taken in March 2012 to set up E-Tribunal for hearing of appeals via video-conferencing has finally seen the light of day. It was earlier announced that Hon’ble Shri. R. K. Gupta, Judicial Member, would preside over the E-Tribunal, Mumbai. Now the detailed Guidelines on the subject have been formulated by the Tribunal

Promotion & Transfers Of Chief Commissioners of Income-tax

Vide Order No. 214 dated 21.11.2012, the CBDT has promoted some officers in the grade of Commissioner to the grade of Chief Commissioner of Income-tax and also ordered the transfers & postings of the CCITs

Law Ministry’s Explanation For Non-Appointment Of Permanent ITAT President

The ITAT Bar Association has been vigorously pursuing with the Government the issue of appointment of a permanent President of the Tribunal as well as filling up the vacancies in the posts of the Senior Vice Presidents. Pursuant to an application filed on behalf of the Bar Association/AIFTP under the Right to Information Act, the Ministry of Law & Justice has vide letter bearing F. No.23 (l24)/2012-IC dated 6.11.2012 indicated the reason for non-appointment of a permanent President of the Tribunal and non-filling of vacancies in the posts of Sr. Vice Presidents

Transfers of Hon’ble ITAT Members (November 2012)

Vide orders dated 15.11.2012 passed in pursuance of the consultations of the collegiums of the Income Tax Appellate Tribunal, consisting of the President and two senior-most Vice Presidents, the following decisions have been taken with regard to transfers: (i) Shri.

Transfer Of Hon’ble Vice President Of The Tribunal (November 2012)

Vide Order dated 7.11.2012 it has been directed that Shri. G. E. Veerabhadrappa, Vice President, Mumbai, (on long leave) is transferred in the same capacity as Vice President, Kolkota Zone in public interest. He shall take charge at Kolkota upon expiry of his leave period

Constitution Of The Bombay High Court’s Tax Bench w.e.f. 19.11.2012

Constitution Of The Bombay High Court’s Tax Bench w.e.f. 19.11.2012

List Of Potential Promotees To The Post Of Commissioner Of Income-tax

The CBDT has vide letter dated 2.11.2012 released a list of officers who are being considered for promotion to the grade of Commissioner of Income-tax on regular basis for the vacancy in the year 2012-2013


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