Over 400 top-level posts lie vacant in the Income Tax department

Due to the vacancies 18 chief commissioners are holding additional charges going up to eight in some cases. Amid economic uncertainties owing to the pandemic, the government’s key revenue agency, the Income Tax Department, has close to 400 vacancies at commissioner level and above, affecting its functioning. Seventy-three of the 91 chief commissioner positions are […]

I-T department readies safeguard measures for e-assessment

Any additions in demand made by a tax officer under the faceless assessment process for over Rs 5 lakh of income will undergo a rigorous review process before a final demand order is passed. Addressing fears that the faceless assessment process may lead to a rise in ad hoc additions in demand by tax officers […]