Income Tax Department Current Affairs, GK & News

Income Tax Department to launch its new e-filing portal

Income Tax Department is set to launch its new ITR e-filing portal, which can be accessed through website called “www.incometax.gov.in’’. ITR e-filing portal ITR e-filing portal will be launched with aim of providing a modern, seamless and more convenient experience to taxpayers. Portal has been integrated with immediate processing of Income Tax Returns and quick refunds ..

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FIU and IT Department Join Hands to Check Suspicious Cash Transactions

The Income Tax Department has been allowed to share the PAN Card details of an individual entity with the Financial Intelligence Unit so that the FIU can investigate the possible sources of any large cash transaction. It will help in the detection of such suspicious transactions at banks. This has been allowed by the Central ..

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Akhilesh Ranjan task force on Direct Tax Code submits Report to Finance Ministry

The task force, headed by CBDT member Akhilesh Ranjan, constituted by the Union government for drafting the new Direct Tax Code (DTC) has recently submitted its report to Union Minister of Finance and Corporate Affairs Nirmala Sitharaman. The task force was constituted to replace the 6-decades-old Income Tax Act 1961. It is believed that the ..

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CBDT Hikes Monetary Limits for Filing of Appeals by Income Tax Department

The Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) has significantly increased the limit for the income tax department to appeal disputes in higher forums. One of the reasons behind the decision to raise the monetary limits is that the revenue department has fared poorly in the appeals filed by it, which was highlighted in the Economic ..

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Sanjeev Sharma head of CBDT panel to help bring down tax litigation]

The Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) has formed a four-member committee to look into the matter of taxation related pain points and submit its final report and recommendations by mid-March 2019. Its recommendations could include applying a filter for tax officer before a notice is issued and setting a time limit for concluding an ..

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