Year: 2019

Hon’ble Sushil Chandra, the Chairman of the CBDT, has addressed a communique dated 4th January 2019 to the Principal CsIT in which he has pointed that the growth in collection of taxes is “extremely low” and that this is a matter of serious concern. The learned Chairman has formulated eight clear-cut strategies and directed that concerted efforts have to be made to drive up recovery from arrear and current demand.

The CBDT has vide Order Nos. 225 dated 31.12.2018 and 03 dated 02.01.2019 and Notification dated 31.12.2018 ordered the promotion of officers to the grade of Chief Commissioners of Income-tax, appointed Assistant Commissioners to the post of Deputy Commissioners and transfer & posting of Joint & Additional Commissioners of Income-tax

The CBDT has vide Notifications Nos 07 of 2018 dated 27th December 2018 and 08 of 2018 dated 31st December 2018 specified the procedure, format and standards for filing an application for grant of certificate of TDS at lower rate and also for issue of PAN