Month: November 2019

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

Chief Justice Mr. Akil Kureshi, on the ocassion of his transfer from Mumbai to Tripura, described his posting in Mumbai as the best thing that happened to him in his career as a Judge. He stated that the Mumbai Tax Bar has excellent advocates and he praised it for qualitative representations. The Tax Bar also complimented the learned Judge for a fair and patient hearing, and quick disposal of matters

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 Calendar of the BOMBAY HIGH COURT for the year 2020 is available for Download

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 Tax Bar has paid rich tribute to Honorable Mr.Justice Sharad Arvind Bobde on his appointment as the 47th Chief Justice of India. The Bombay Bar has already given 13 Chief Justices to Supreme Court. The learned Judge is party to several landmark judgements and has, inter alia, rich experience in dealing with direct tax matters