Month: June 2019

CBDT Demotes Joint Commissioners Of Income-Tax Facing Disciplinary/ Vigilance Cases

The CBDT has signalled a zero-tolerance policy towards alleged tainted officials of the Income-tax Department. It has issued an Office Order dated 11th June 2019 in which it is stated that in view of pending disciplinary/vigilance cases against four Joint Commissioners of Income Tax, the Competent Authority has decided not to extend their term of ad-hoc appointment and they are reverted to their substantive post i.e. Deputy Commissioner of Income Tax with immediate effect

Elevation Of Tax Judge As Chief Justice Overlooked by Govt?

According to a press report, the Government has overlooked the recommendation made by the Supreme Court Collegium to appoint a Tax Judge of the Bombay High Court as Chief Justice of the Madhya Pradesh High Court

ITAT Bar Association Constitutes Disciplinary Committee To Examine Complaints Of Violations Of Code Of Conduct By Members

The Income Tax Appellate Tribunal Bar Association has issued a letter dated 4th June 2019 stating that a Disciplinary Committee comprising of five Advocates has been constituted to examine complaints of violations of the Code Of Conduct by members of the Bar. The identity of the informant/ complainant will not be revealed

CBDT Posting Orders Of Chief Commissioners Of Income Tax (CCsIT)

The CBDT has vide Order No. 116 of 2019 dated 20.05.2019 and Order No. 125 of 2019 dated 31.05.2019 ordered the posting and charges of Chief Commissioners of Income-tax (CCsIT)

CBDT Stays Oblivious To Poor GDP Growth, Stipulates Ambitious Budgetary Target For FY 2019-20

The CBDT has issued a directive dated 24.05.2019 by which it has stipulated the budgetary target for the financial year 2019-20. The Budget target for each cadre-controlling Pr. CClT has been fixed keeping in view the revenue potential of the Region. The CCsIT have been directed to allocate the targets to the field units keeping in view the past performance and revenue potential of different charges


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