The CBEC has issued a sternly worded letter dated 20.01.2015 pointing out that the field formations are issuing summons to top senior officials in a routine manner to call for documents and enforce recovery of disputed dues. To prevent the abuse of this power, the CBEC has directed that the summons should not be issued except with the written approval of senior officials of the department. It has also been directed that senior executives should generally not be summoned in the first instance. It has been made clear that there should be strict compliance of the instructions and that non observance of the instructions will be viewed seriously.
Vide Order No. 5 of 2015 dated 05.01.2015, the CBDT has ordered the transfer/ posting (local changes) of several officers in the grade of Commissioner of Income-tax and Director of Income-tax with immediate effect and until further orders
The CBDT has issued a document setting out the “Standard Operating Procedure” (SOP) for adminstering TDS credit by the CPC-TDS. The SOP deals with the following issues in great detail
The CBDT has issued an Office Memorandum dated 06.01.2014 stating that as part of the Prime Minster’s ‘Good Governance Day’ promise to provide an “open and accountable administration” it has been decided to observe ‘Public Meeting Day’ during 10.00 am…
Important Appointment, Transfer Orders Etc From CBDT