Month: September 2018

The CBDT has issued a Notification dated 26th September 2018 by which several Assistant Commissioners of Income-tax have been appointed to officiate as Deputy Commissioners of Income-tax in the pay scale of Rs. 15,600-39,000 (plus grade pay of Rs. 6,500)

After Narendra Modi and Piyush Goyal, the High Court has come down heavily on the CAs for conducting their practice in an allegedly corrupt manner. It has signaled zero-tolerance policy towards the alleged unethical practice of CAs of certifying bogus accounts with a view to mislead bankers and revenue authorities

The Supreme Court Collegium has approved the appointment of several Advocates and Judicial Officers as Judges in the Bombay and Calcutta High Courts. However, some cases have been deferred

The CBDT has vide Office Order No. 151 of 2008 dated 14.09.2018 ordered the transfer and posting of several officers in the grade of Principal Commissioners of Income-tax with immediate effect and until further orders

The CBDT has vide Office Order Nos. 147 and 148 of 2018, dated 5th September 2018, ordered the transfer and posting of several officers in the grade of Joint Commissioner, Additional Commissioner, Deputy Commissioner and Assistant Commissioner with immediate effect and until further orders

Hon’ble President Ram Nath Kovind has expressed dismay at the fact that the Indian legal system is marked by long delays. He revealed that there is a backlog of 3.3 crore cases in various courts. Of these, 2.84 crore cases are in subordinate courts, 43 lakh in the High Courts &about 58,000 in the Supreme Court

The CBDT has vide Office Order Nos. 145 of 2018 and 146 of 2018, both dated 31.08.2018, ordered the transfers and postings and granting of additional charges to several officers in the rank of Principal Chief Commissioners, Principal Director Generals, Chief Commissioners, Director Generals etc with immediate effect and until further orders