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The Directorate of Income-tax (Systems) has issued a letter dated 11.12.2019 regarding the conduct of assessment proceedings through ‘E-Proceeding’facility during financial year 2019-20 with reference to CBDT Circular No. 27/2019

The CBDT has vide Office Order No. 253 of 2019 dated 12.12.2019 stated that consequent upon approval of the Competent Authority, several officers have been promoted to the grade of Principal Commissioner of Income Tax (PCIT) (level 15 in the pay matrix Rs. 1.82.200-2.24.100/-) w.e.f. the date of assumption of charge of the post by them and until further orders.

The CBDT has vide Office Order No. 246 of 2019 dated 02.12.2019 ordered the promotion of several officers to the grade of Chief Commissioner of Income Tax (CCIT) (level 16 in the pay matrix Rs. 2,05.400-2.24.400/-) w.e.f. the date of assumption of charge of the post by them and until further orders

The CBDT has vide Office Order No. 244 of 2019 dated 29.11.2019 directed the transfer/ postings of several officers in the grade of Additional Commissioner / Joint Commissioner of Income Tax with immediate effect and until further orders

The CBDT has, vide Instruction dated 29.11.2019, issued important guidelines for scrutiny of invalid returns selected through CASS Cycle for AY 2017-18

According to a press report, the ‘unrealistic’targets imposed by the Government on tax officials has taken a toll. The officials are reportedly under “stress”and are suffering from “fear psychosis“. Many have reportedly quit their jobs as they are unable to bear the pressure

The Ministry of Personnel has issued a letter dated 31.10.2019 stating that the Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) has approved the empanelment of several officers for promotion to the grade of Commissioner of Income Tax (CIT) in the Indian Revenue Service (Income Tax). However, some officers have not been empannelled for promotion to the grade of Commissioner of Income Tax (CIT) as the DPC has assessed them as ‘Unfit‘. Cases of other officers has been “deferred

The CBDT has vide Office Order No. 223 of 2019 dated 10.10.2019 ordered the transfers and postings of several officers in the grade of Assistant &Deputy Commissioners of Income-tax with immediate effect and until further orders

According to press reports, Ms. Alka Tyagi, the Chief Commissioner of Income-tax, Mumbai, has written a complaint to the Finance Minister alleging that Shri. P. C. Mody, the Chairman of the CBDT, gave her a “shocking directive”to bury a “sensitive case

The CBDT has vide Office Orders 220 and 221 of 2019, dated 4.10.2019 and 07.10.2019 respectively, ordered the transfer and posting and holding of additional charge of several officers in the grade of Chief Commissioner and Principal Commissioner of Income-tax